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What Makes a Home's Location "Good"

When searching for the perfect new home, make sure the location is perfect, too.

Create a Budget Based on the Best Money You've Ever Spent

Think about the best purchase you've ever made. Now, base your new budget off it!

15 Soft Skills Every Employer Values

The job market is as competitive as ever. If you want an advantage on your competitors, it's time to brush up on your soft skills.

4 Money Lessons You Can Learn From the Joneses

The Joneses seem like they have it all. It turns out they have some valuable money lessons to offer, too.

6 Ways to Make Your Home Into an Investment

Homes can be money traps. But by treating your house like an investment, you can earn money instead of losing it.

The High Cost of Pursuing Fame and Fortune

Who hasn't dreamed of achieving fame and fortune? Find out just how much of a long shot stardom really is.

4 Ways to Add Gold to Your Portfolio

Whether you want to protect your money from stock market turmoil or a zombie apocalypse, adding gold to your portfolio can be an attractive investment.

House Hunting? These Features Will Save You Big Over the Long Haul

When looking for the house of your dreams, these money-saving home features will bring you the most bang for your buck over time.

How Many of These "Frugal Virtues" Have You Mastered?

What does it take to adopt a truly frugal lifestyle? Follow these virtues and find out.

Get the Most From Your Airline Miles in These 5 Overlooked Cities

You worked hard for your miles! Make them take you further by traveling to these five overlooked world cities.

7 Expensive Stocks That Are Totally Worth It

Make no mistake about it, these stocks are super-expensive — but they're not necessarily overpriced.

6 Thinking Skills Frugal People Should Master

You may be a smart shopper, but thinking frugally is much more than setting your sights on the lowest prices and clearance racks.

Is Bitcoin Still a Thing?

Bitcoin hit its highest valuation in 2013, and is less than half that today. Is there a future for the volatile cryptocurrency?

5 Airline Miles Secrets Only Frequent Flyers Know

Even if you aren't a frequent flyer, you can learn from one. These airline mile tips could be the secret to your next free vacation.

6 Money Lessons I Learned Working as a Corn Detasseler

Never underestimate the money lessons a summer job can teach — even in the corn field!

4 Purchases With Financing Options That Depreciate Fast

Before you take on new financing for that fancy new car or diamond necklace, know that they'll depreciate in a blink.

Find the Investing Style That's Right for You

Risk and reward go hand in hand, but how do you pick the investment strategy for your needs? Brush up on the basics before you buy.

10 Cool DIY Home Improvements for $20 or Less

Add some pizazz (and property value) to your home without breaking the bank. All you need is $20 and a few hours to yourself.

16 Clothing Items That Will Last Forever

Stop throwing away cheap clothes and invest in the good stuff. These 16 wardrobe essentials will last you a lifetime.

6 Old Things in Your House That Have Serious Re-Sale Value

You'd be surprised how well some of your old stuff holds its value. Before you junk your junk, consider turning it into cash — it's easy money!