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6 Good Financial Deeds that Can Backfire

You're a good egg, but are you hurting your financial future with your kindness?

23 Cheap Summer Date Ideas

Romantic dates in the summertime don't have to cost much at all.

The 10 Commandments of Reaching Financial Freedom

We all want to reach financial freedom, but there are rules we need to follow in order to get there.

6 Ways You Can Cut Costs Right Before You Retire

With retirement right around the corner, it's more important than ever to start cutting your daily living costs. You'll thank yourself later.

7 Smart Money Challenges You Can Totally Do

Want to save some serious cash this week, month, or year? Well, have we got some challenges for you!

10 Reasons an HSA Is Actually Worth Having

Don't be intimidated by an HSA! These handy health care savings vehicles are totally worth your while.

How to Have a Fun Family Road Trip Without Breaking Your Budget

You've got your summer family road trip mapped out — just don't let on the road budget busters ruin your fun.

4 New Reasons You Need an Emergency Fund

You've heard it all before: You need an emergency fund. See if these new persuaders don't convince you.

How to Tell You've Become a Financial Grownup

You're all grown up! Becoming a financial grownup, however, is another story.

Here's Why a Late Retirement May Be a Bad Idea

Didn't save enough in your working years? You may be banking on a late retirement, but life can have other plans.

7 Ways Using Credit Can Help You Enjoy a Cheaper, Safer Summer Vacation

Believe it or not, using credit cards to pay for your summer vacation can save you money and protect your identity.

Boost Your Savings by Making Your Money Harder to Spend

We're always trying to protect our money. But too often we forget to protect it from ourselves.

6 Ways It Pays to Stay Single

Being in a relationship can actually cost you a pretty penny. Here's how it's cheaper to enjoy the single life.

7 Critical Money Mistakes People Make in Their 40s

As you enter your 40s, the financial stakes increase. Don't make these dangerous money missteps.

How Long Does It Take to Break Even With Solar Panels?

If you're worried about the cost of installing solar panels, know that'll you'll break even … and maybe sooner than you think.

How to Resist the Expensive "Once in a Lifetime" Mentality

Just because you think you'll only buy something once, doesn't mean it's worth spending your money on.

7 Surprising Ways to Earn Money Online

Need some extra cash? These online side hustles — some new, some new and improved — could earn you a pretty penny.

These Apps Turn Saving Money Into a Game — Are They Worth It?

These apps promise to gamify your savings and investing, but is gamification really the key to better finances?

6 Lessons on How to Be a Financial Grownup From Bobbi Rebell

How can you tell when you've become a financial grownup? Author Bobbi Rebell asks icons of the finance world to share their stories.

How to Avoid These 12 Summer Travel Mistakes

Before you head out on your summer vacation, beware these costly travel mistakes!