Bootstrap your savings with these tips and strategies from personal finance expert Dr. Barbara O'Neill and find lots more in her book Saving on a Shoestring.
Americans are known to be big spenders. Here's how our spending habits stack up with the rest of the world.
You want out of credit card debt, and you want out fast. You have several options — which will work for you?
Put some of the whiz-bang gadget gifts you received last year to work. That tech can save you big on this year's holiday shopping.
The holidays are stressful enough — now add debt to the mix. Here's how to balance them both and exit the holidays on firmer financial footing.
You made it! Now how exactly can you enjoy your retirement without worrying about your savings? Follow these rules of thumb.
It's not just your imagination: Things are way more expensive now than they used to be.
All it takes is 20 minutes a month to be a total money master. Try this method and budget like a boss.
Beware the money pit. Whether it's a new puppy or a vintage muscle car, you might be jumping into more spending than you can afford.
A sudden windfall is exciting, thrilling, and — overwhelming! Spend your lucre wisely, or you may find your pockets are empty again soon.
The convenience of credit and debit cards is hard to beat, but sometimes it's better to shell out the cash.
No one likes a cheater — your budget included! Nix these small budget habits that are causing big harm to your finances.
A penny saved is a penny earned. Do it over and over and over again and you're talking some serious saving!
About 40% of Americans are unprepared for a sudden loss of income. Could your money handle the worst case scenario?
A little white lie can keep your bank account in the red. Are you making your money matters worse with the stories you tell yourself?
Saving money is hard — and your brain is not making it any easier. Overcome your psychology and start socking away more of what you make.
The worst part of an overdraft fee? It's avoidable! Never get dinged again with some simple steps to monitor and prevent overspending.
Parents lead by example. If your kids are picking up your bad financial habits, help yourself, and them, by doing money the right way.
It's smart to cut some corners while traveling — but not for everything. Find out where to scrimp and where to splurge for the best vacation ever.
Debt is not a fact of life. Learn from the lifestyles of those who break free and get on track to following them out of the hole.
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