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Where to Turn for Help When You Don't Have an Emergency Fund

If we've told you once, we've told you a thousand times — you need an emergency fund! But if disaster strikes, these last-minute answers can cover a cash crunch.

10 Money Lessons I Learned From Dad

Dads are a great source of knowledge. And when it comes to saving money, they always seem to know to steer us right. Happy Father's Day!

Using Your Roth IRA as an Emergency Fund — Ever a Good Idea?

You know you need an emergency fund, but you just don't have one. When "disaster" strikes, where can you turn for fast cash? Your Roth IRA can help.

How to Retire Rich

You don't want to be just comfortable in retirement. Here's how to retire like a one percenter.

5 Money Moves to Make the Moment You Graduate

Congratulations, grad! After you stash your cap and gown, it's time to make these money moves ASAP.

What You Can Buy With $5,000

When you're done fantasizing about what you could spend a cool million on, think about the possibilities of a realistic windfall — like a cool $5K!

The 12-Month Get-Richer Plan

You can achieve a whole lot in 12 short months. Start today and this time next year you'll be a whole lot better off.

How to Do Money Like a Grown-Up

Say goodbye to the messy money matters of your youth. It's time your money sat at the grown-ups table.

10 Places to Stash Your Money Besides a Savings Account

Got some cash to stash? There are far better places to keep your money than the traditional old savings account.

You're Wasting Up to $42,532 by Not Investing Your Gasoline Savings

Use the dollars you're saving at the pump these days to drive your investments rather than your car. It really adds up!

Why "Opportunity" Funds Are the New Emergency Funds

Sometimes the only thing between saving a lot and saving nothing at all is a turn of phrase.

6 Ways Life is Wonderful When You're Debt-Free

Living life free of debt can be really awesome. And we mean really.

Are You Wasting $68,000 on Gas?

You may think you need to commute a long way to work. But how much is it costing you?

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Finances Before Retirement

Make the transition to retirement a little easier by taking care of few personal finance tasks before your income shrinks.

6 Money Misconceptions About Millennials

Despite coming of age in an age of burgeoning student loan debt, weak economies, stagnant wages, the kids these days are pretty savvy about money.

8 Companies With the Best Employee Discounts

Love the idea of a steep discount to shop where you work? You might want to apply at one of these eight stores.

Stop Making These 10 Bogus Retirement Savings Excuses

Your nest egg needs attention now if you want to ease smoothly into retirement later. No more excuses!

10 New Year Money Resolutions Anyone Can Keep

This New Year, make some resolutions you can actually keep — and that will actually help your finances..

6 Emergency Fund Myths You Should Stop Believing

You know you need an emergency fund. Don't let these common misconceptions keep you from starting one!

The 7 Best Credit Card Debt Elimination Strategies

You want out of credit card debt, and you want out fast. You have several options — which will work for you?