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Yes, You Need "Fun Money" in Your Budget

Being frugal doesn't mean kissing fun goodbye. In fact, you should be budgeting for it!

How to Reduce the Costs of a Cash Advance

Borrowing money against your credit card may be more costly than you think. Consider these strategies to avoid cash advances, or at least minimize their costs.

7 Signs You're Financially Ready to Start a Family

It's hard to know when you're 100 percent ready to have a baby, but these financial signs mean you're off to a great start.

7 Ways Being Single is Better for Your Bank Account

Being single on February 14 can be a real bummer, but look on the bright side: Your bank account will love you for it.

9 Little Ways to Boost Your Savings Account Every Day

Building your savings doesn't have to be daunting. It's the little things that add up.

5 Signs You're Financially Average — And How to Improve

You're probably pretty average when it comes to money — but that's not necessarily a good thing. Here's how to move to the front of the class.

8 Things Millennials Can Do Right Now for an Early Retirement

When you're young, retirement may seem too far off to matter. But wouldn't it be nice to retire early?

7 Money Moves That’ll Protect You During the Next Recession

The Great Recession left our finances in the lurch. These money moves will protect you if we enter another one.

5 Ways Longevity Is Changing Retirement Planning (And What to Do About It)

Americans are living longer than ever. They need retirement planning that sees them through.

How a Simple "Do Not Buy" List Keeps Money in Your Pocket

Creating a "do not buy" list will totally change your shopping game — and help you save tons of cash.

How Just $5 a Day Can Improve Your Financial Future

Want to improve your financial future? All you need is $5 per day.

7 Easiest Ways to Catch Up on Retirement Savings Later in Life

If your retirement savings are off to a late start, you aren't alone. A few smart money moves can help you catch up.

6 Ways to Travel On a Budget While in Expensive Countries

Just because you're in a pricey location doesn't mean you need to spend a fortune to enjoy it.

The Encouraging Truth About How Americans Are Covering the Cost of College

Everybody knows college is expensive, but just how much are people really paying out of pocket? A recent survey sheds some light.

6 Questions to Ask Before You Book a Discount Airfare Deal

Crazy airfare deals come and go, but are they really worth it? Here are some of the other costs to consider.

How to Get the Most Out of Your Overseas Retirement

Retiring overseas can seem scary, but you can make the transition to "expat" smooth sailing with a few easy to navigate tips.

These Are the Best Credit Card Strategies for Married Couples

Married couples can manage their credit cards way more efficiently when they work together as a team.

The Financial Perks of Being in Your 20s

From student loans to pitiful pay, you may wonder if there are any financial perks to being young. Good news! There are many.

4 Easy Ways to Get Richer In 2018

A new year is a fresh start for your finances. Make these small money moves now, and you'll end 2018 richer than you started it.

How to Pull Your Small Business Out of a Cash Crunch

End the anxiety that comes with running a business on poor cash flow by using these strategies.