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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?

$4,000, $8,000, or Even $453,500 in 5 Years: A Low-Risk Investment Plan

If you're saving for a new car or a down payment on a house, you can boost your return in the short-term with little risk.

Ambitious People Have These 10 Things in Their Homes — Do You?

The things people carry says a lot about who they are. How many of your things are on this list of possessions of the ambitious?

The One Word You Need to Get Rid of for a Better Life

Research proves it — removing this one word from your vocabulary can change your life.

This Is Why You Settle (and How to Stop)

Even rats regret settling for second best. Decide what you really want, figure out how to reach it, and you'll never regret it later.

10 Smart Ways to Make Yourself Love Saving Money

Saving money is hard, especially if your savings goals are big. Make saving fun with some simple motivational strategies.

9 Ways to Invest in Yourself

Take the time — and the money — to improve and maintain your own best asset: you! After all, you're the only you you have.

A Lot of People Don't Understand What Money Really Is — Do You?

What you think money is says a lot about who you are now, and who you might be tomorrow. What does "money" mean to you?

10 Reasons Why You're Not Reaching Your Goals (and How to Change That)

Fail to reach another goal? Don't beat yourself up about it (that's reason #6), but do use this list to learn why you've failed — and how to do better next time.

Best Money Tips: Accomplish Your Goals Faster

Today we found some stellar articles on accomplishing your goals faster, following up after a job interview, and whether or not you are spending too much money on food.

Do These 26 Things to Make This Year the Best Year Ever

This year is partially gone, but there's still plenty of time to make it rock! What are you waiting for? Do one of these awesome things!

20 Free and Fun Ways to Reward Yourself

Reaching goals is often its own reward, but when it isn't, go ahead, do something nice and frugal for yourself.

6 Steps to Achieving All Your Goals

Is your long list of goals looking a little… optimistic? You really can achieve all of them, but you'll have to plan smart and set priorities first. Here's how.

11 Things You Can Do on Your Lunch Break to Change Your Life

After you finish stuffing your face at your desk, instead of returning to work (or Facebook), spend a few minutes focused on improving you.

10 Ways to Increase Your Willpower and Be More Successful

Many of our goals require willpower to reach. If your resolve's lacking, don't give up — try these willpower boosts to help you succeed.

How to Make Your Fortune: Become Your Own Hero

Your average fictional hero can teach us a lot about living in the real world, starting with understanding motivation and goals, and finding a way to reach them.

Saving Money Is Easy If You Set the Right Goals

There's a reason coaches and CEOs look for "goal-oriented" athletes and employees. Goals help us achieve more, whether touchdowns, profits, or savings.

Stuck in a Rut? 12 Things You Can Do to Help You Find Your Calling

Don't worry — you won't be at that job you hate forever. Find a new career you love by starting with these steps.