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The Key to Debt Reduction May Be a Simple Picture

Saving is hard. Paying down debt is even harder. But a creative new way to track your progress, called debt art, could be the secret to success.

5-Day Debt Reduction Plan: Add It Up

It's Day Two of your plan to tackle debt reduction. Time to ditch the excuses, break out the calculator, and make a game plan.

5 Fitness Gadgets Actually Worth the Money

All you really need to stay fit is time. But for an extra push, these gadgets will help you burn calories without burning a hole in your pocket.

10 Signs You Aren't Saving Enough for Retirement

Do you get the sinking feeling you aren't saving enough for retirement? You probably aren't.

6 Moves to Make in Your First Month of Debt Repayment

Deciding to tackle your debt is half the battle! Once you're ready, here's how to hit the ground running.

5 Ways to Restart Your Resolutions This Spring

Winter is a tough time to set and achieve your goals. Here's how to revive them this spring — or anytime.

8 Financial Decisions You'll Never Regret

Hindsight is 20/20 and it's easy to look back and second guess ourselves. But not with these financial choices — they're right every time.

You Can Too: 7 Amazing Things People Have Accomplished in Under a Year

You're capable of more than you think. Don't believe it? Just read what people like you have accomplished in less than a year.

7 Stress-Free Ways to Stay Productive on Vacation

Make the most of your time away by following good productivity habits. You'll enjoy yourself and find the time and energy for more fun stuff, too.

Ask the Readers: What Are Your Goals for 2015?

Tell us about your goals for 2015 and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

31 Productive Things to Do in January to Start the New Year Off Right

Make this year your greatest by making January your most productive month ever with this collection of simple, life-enhancing daily to-dos.

10 Money-Saving New Year's Goals That You Can Actually Keep

This year, resolve to spend less and save more. Go for one or more of these easy-to-reach goals!

Successful New Year's Resolutions Have This One Thing in Common — Does Yours?

There's no trick to keeping a New Year's resolution and there's nothing complicated about it, either. Learn what it takes to make yours stick.

4 Money Resolutions You Should Skip This Year

There's nothing wrong with making New Year's money resolutions — the fresh start effect can jump start good habits. Just don't make any of these.

5 Things Millennials Do Later Than Previous Generations Did

Today's twenty- and thirty-somethings are putting off a host of big life-defining moments. Find out what they're waiting for — and why.

The 4 Most Effective Times for Setting a New Goal

Take advantage of some quirks in the calendar — and your psychology — to jumpstart your campaign to reach your next goal.

Want to Be Happier? Work These 7 Magic Words into Your Vocabulary

The words we say and think have a strong influence over our moods and emotions. Harness their power to gain (and spread) more happiness in your life.

8 Dark-Side Motivations to Start Saving

If the usual motivations to save aren't working (emergencies, big purchases, your future), let your dark side guide your money.

Successful Men Carry These 7 Things Around With Them — Do You?

Success is ultimately about the content of one's character — with a little help from the contents of one's pockets, too.

Independent People Have These 7 Things in Their Homes — Do You?

We can always be more self-reliant. How many of these items of independent people do you use?