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How to Retire With Less Than $1 Million in Savings

Your nest egg doesn't reach the millions. That's OK; you can still have a happy, healthy retirement.

4 Ways to Make Money From St. Patrick's Day

Bring a little luck of the Irish to your bank account with these easy ways to earn some greenbacks on St. Patty's Day.

5 Ways to Handle Big City Rents

Big city life comes with big city costs. Here's how you can shave dollars off an apartment rental.

Your Hotel Room Has Bedbugs. Now What?

Bedbugs? Ick! Once the squick subsides, take some steps to make sure you don't bring any new friends home with you.

Why a Deferred Annuity May Be a Smarter Buy Than Long-Term Care Insurance

Staggering long-term care insurance costs have retirees looking to an alternative solution; the deferred annuity.

5 Tax Mistakes Freelancers Need to Stop Making

When you run your own business, taxes can be tricky. Don't let these tax mistakes derail your freelance finances.

How to Cut the Cost of a Hospital Stay

Don't let a hefty hospital bill add insult to injury. Figure out where you can cut costs for your stay.

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.

How to Successfully Negotiate Everything With Your Kid

Negotiation is a key financial skill many of us don't learn until we're adults. Here's how to teach your kids the basics.

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.

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.

5 Friend Types That Can Hurt Your Finances

Your friends can affect your finances for better or worse. Find out which money personalities to watch out for.

Buying Virtual Cats Might Be the Future of Investing

What happens when you combine cute kitties with an addictive game? The hottest new investment trend.

Highest Paying Jobs for People Who Love Kids

Working with kids requires a big heart and a lot of patience. But it doesn't necessarily require a small paycheck.

How Millennials With Kids May Become the Richest Retirees Yet

Millennials have had an uphill battle finding jobs and buying homes. But when it comes to retirement savings, young parents are winning.