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Mick Jagger Rarely Buys New and 4 Other Smart Money Lessons From Thrifty Musicians

Too often pop superstardom comes with superstar profligacy. Not so for these five frugal musicians whose smart money habits offer lessons for the rest of us.

5 Things Play Teaches You About Personal Finance

Personal finance is serious business, just like the rest of adulthood. And like the rest of adulthood, we can learn about it through play.

8 Personal Finance Tips for Introverts

Are you an introvert? If so, your inclinations to listening, thinking, and looking before leaping are well suited to earning, saving, and investing.

5 Things People Who Are Good With Money Never Say

If you want to get better at managing your money, watch what you say.

5 Money Lessons People Learn at Their First Job

A first job teaches plenty about getting and keeping a job. A first paycheck teaches us a few things about getting and keeping money, too.

Do You Know These 5 Financial Lessons Most People Learn in Their 40s?

Being forty-something means you've got life all sorted out, right? Confused or certain, these are the money lessons you must learn before 50.

9 Financial Lessons People Learn in High School — Did You?

While high schoolers don't often have complicated financial lives, money is still part of growing up. Many early lessons carry on to adulthood.

10 Places to Get Free Personal Finance Classes

Wise Bread is a great source of personal finance basics, but only one thing beats a proper, quality financial education — a FREE high quality financial education.

Zooey Deschanel Never Pays Late Fees and 5 Other Smart Money Lessons From Celebrities

You don't have to be a spendthrift just because you're rich and famous. Here's how six super thrifty celebs get by.

12 Ways Kids Can Teach Us About Money

If you pay attention, kids can teach a lot about money — from smart ways to save to healthy attitudes about self worth. Watch for these lessons.

6 Personal Finance Books You Should Read

If you're looking to deepen your personal finance knowledge, you'll profit by reading any of these six in depth and clearly written books.

5 Financial Lessons Everyone Should Learn in Their 30s (Did You?)

Being thirty-something means adult-sized responsibilities — and adult-sized money lessons. Have you learned these key financial lessons?

5 Money Lessons I Learned From Watching Wheel of Fortune

What can missing letters and a big spinning wheel teach about personal finance? Plenty, if you know where to look.

The 5 Most Important Financial Lessons People Learn in Their 20s (Did You?)

Whether you're in your 20s or (well) beyond, we can all learn something good from these financial lessons.

Slam Dunk Personal Finance Tips From the NBA

Few of us have the on-court talent to command an NBA salary, but we can still learn some money lessons from the world of pro players.

8 Surprising Life and Money Lessons from Will Ferrell Movies

Will Ferrell may be an unlikely source of money and life lessons, but his films often turn on key personal finance concepts. Shake and bake!

The 6 Personal Finance Rules Everyone Must Follow

The Internet is awash in free financial advice. This short list of basics will put you on firm financial ground today and on the way to a wealthier tomorrow.

5 Personal Finance Lessons From “The Hobbit”

You won't find an ATM in Smaug's lair, but you will find some pearls of financial wisdom scattered about the Lonely Mountain and Middle Earth.

11 Truths About Good Personal Finance

Many people ignore these important financial truths, costing them thousands of dollars a year. Are you one of them?

8 Personal Finance Lessons From "Parks and Recreation"

The staff at the Pawnee Parks and Recreation Department can teach us a lot about personal finance, whether they mean to or not.