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15 Personal Finance Rules You Should Be Breaking

Rules are made to be broken — even supposedly ironclad personal finance rules. Find out when it's okay to skirt money management law.

Do These 8 Things to Profit From the Improving Economy

It's been a rough several years for the economy, but things may be looking up. Are you poised to cash in on the rebound?

10 Mindless Ways You're Spending Money

Where does it all go? Who knows!? Watch out for these mindless spends and keep control of your money.

7 Ways Your Credit Card Benefits Will Save You Money

Read the fine print on your credit card agreement, and you may be surprised at all the ways your account can save you money. Wait! What?

Beware of These 5 Signs You're Becoming Less Frugal

Choosing steak instead of chicken? It's easy to let go of our frugal convictions when we have a few extra dollars. Watch out for the signs!

The 9 People in Your Life Who Are Keeping You Poor

It's not easy to manage money, but when you include the influence and needs of those around us, it's downright hard. Who's keeping you poor?

16 Easy Ways to Save $100 This Month

Pay yourself an extra $100 this month (or any month) by paying attention to your spend and cutting back where it counts.

9 Signs You're Suffering From Lifestyle Inflation

Keeping up with the Joneses is not the only sign of creeping lifestyle inflation. How many of these signs of profligacy do you recognize?

10 Ways to Save Money When You Are Unemployed

It's always good to be mindful about spending, but for the unemployed, an abstract should is a real world must. Here's how to cut back, fast.

10 Dumb Little Budgeting Mistakes You Need to Stop Making Today

Small little spending and budgeting mistakes add up to big holes in your finances. The good news is that you can find and fix them.

How to Never Succumb to Impulse Spending Again

Trying to build a nest egg? Resist the urge to purge your pocketbook on every shiny bauble you see and watch your savings grow.

10 Smart Ways to Make Yourself Hate Spending Money

You've tried and tried to control your spending, but still it gets away from you? Make spending something you dislike and watch your savings grow.

10 Big Expenses You Can Easily Get Rid Of

The 80/20 rule applies to budgeting, too — 80% of your spend goes to 20% of your expenses. If you can cut those big costs, the savings are big, too.

4 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Before Every Major Purchase

Before you break out the checkbook, ask yourself a few probing questions. Your future self will thank you, whether you decide to buy or not.

The 7 Scariest Big Purchases People Make

The big spend is only part of the reason these big purchases are such big scares.

73 Easy Ways to Save Money Today

Accelerate your debt retirement by redirecting current spending to repaying old bills. Lots of little savings here and there add up fast!

3 Things That Always, Always Go Over-Budget

Somehow, no matter how much we plan, these three events always go over budget. Here's how to keep a lid on the spending.

If You're Doing These 5 Things, Your Saving Efforts Are for Nothing

Saving is hard, but chances are, if you're doing any of this stuff with your money, you're not saving at all.

9 Problems You Can't Solve With Money

Many problems we face require us to spend money to solve them. Use the three-step plan to decide if the solution is worth the cost.

Best Money Tips: Change Spending Habits to Increase Your Income

Today we found some amazing articles on changing spending habits to increase your income, the art of healthy discontentment, and creating a budget you'll stick with.