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How to Escape the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle

Living the paycheck-to-paycheck life is stressful and miserable. But here's a way to escape!

5-Day Debt Reduction Plan: Stop Waiting for Tomorrow

Debt sucks. It’s time to tackle it, today, before it turns into an even uglier monster. Get started reducing your debt by following this simple five-day plan.

One Simple Thing You Can Do to Start Budgeting Today

Forget the spreadsheets. The best thing you can do for your budget is to take a step back and look at the big picture.

Protect Future Earnings by Negotiating the Right Starting Salary

Why set yourself up for financial failure when you can negotiate a fair starting salary now?

The Real World Salaries of 8 Childhood Dream Jobs

Ever wonder how much money your childhood dream job really makes? Wonder no more.

6 Smart Ways to Make It Rain Today

If your emergency fund has seen better days, get creative about bringing it back to health. You can do this!

5 Surprising Ways Social Media Stars Make Money

Unboxing toys and gadgets and sharing Minecraft tips and tricks nets superstar Instagrammers and YouTubers millions of dollars every year. That's right: millions.

6 Surprising Sources of Celeb Income

For A, B, and C List celebs, the money from performances and recordings is just the beginning of the revenue stream. Find out how else fame pays.

These 13 Numbers Are the Keys to Understanding Your Finances

From net worth to inflation, brush up on these critical 14 numbers, and you'll be on your way to better financial well-being.

4 Ways an Income Gap Can Strain Your Relationship

It seems inevitable that couples will face an income gap. Don't let a money imbalance knock the rest of your relationship off-kilter, too.

7 Certifications That Add Big $$ to Your Salary

Expand your skills and education without stepping foot in a classroom. These seven certifications will help you score the big bucks!

The Simple Way to Decide How Much Rent You Can Really Afford

Before you set out to find your next great rental apartment or home, take a good look at your income. What can you afford?

6 Sneaky Ways You Cheat on Your Budget

No one likes a cheater — your budget included! Nix these small budget habits that are causing big harm to your finances.

7 Careers That Pay Women More Than Men

While the gender pay gap is still too big across the board, there are a few jobs that reward women with more. A few may surprise you.

Crime Scene Cleaner and 4 Other Trades That Pay Surprisingly Well

They make lack glamour, but these five careers pay pretty well, actually. Time to get to work on your resume?

6 Financial Questions You Must Answer Before Going Freelance

Are you ready to strike out on your own? Before you drop your day job, make sure you really understand what your finances will look like.

6 American Cities With the Highest Minimum Wage

A livable wage is a hot-button issue most can agree on. These six American cities are leading the way to sustainable minimum wages.

10 High-Paying Careers With Low Educational Barriers

There are many paths to success. With little schooling investment, these 10 gigs promise a healthy career — and a healthy salary.

10 Quick Financial Moves to Make Today at Lunch

Escape the office for an hour every day and spend your time managing your finances for maximum return — and early retirement.

8 Buys That Will Be Cheaper in 2015

Falling oil prices may not be good for oil industry stocks, but it's great for consumers. Find out what else you will save on this year.