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8 Steps to Budget Mastery in 20 Minutes a Month

All it takes is 20 minutes a month to be a total money master. Try this method and budget like a boss.

The Power of the Customer in Banking

When big banks make big changes we don't like, it's easy to feel helpless. But the truth is that raising your voice can make a real difference.

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Keeping The Budget In Budget Travel

To save money for your vacation you crafted a detailed budget and stuck to it. Now, with your bags packed and ticket in hand, you are ready to put all the of preparation and planni

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Best Money Tips: Do These Things to Be Happy Today

Today we found some great articles on things you can do today to be happy, ways to save time in the morning, and how to travel with only a carry-on.

Six Horrible Financial Products You Should Avoid

Dealing with financial products can be very confusing and stressful, but there are some products that you should absolutely stay away from for the sake of your financial health. Here are a list of six things I think people should avoid. [more]

Best Money Tips: How to Be a Good Thrift Store Shopper

Today we found some fantastic articles on how to be a good thrift store shopper, stopping the cycle of debt, and holiday gifts that give back.

Best Money Tips: The Best and Worst Baby Buys

Today we found some awesome articles on the best and worst baby buys, ways to budget your bucks, and saving money on your car insurance.

How to NOT Get What You Want From Customer Service

There are right ways to complain to businesses...and there are wrong ways. These are definitely the wrong ways (plus, how to make them right).

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How To Read an Annual Report

If you're like most investors, those bulky annual reports that arrive on your doorstep are a waste of time and resources. If you want to get the most out of your annual reports,

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Best Money Tips: 80+ Amazing Meals for Under $5

Today we found over 80 meals you can make for under $5, cleaning mistakes you might be making, and great places to retire in every state.

What 20-Somethings Can Do About Credit Card Debt

People in their late 20s are deeper in debt than their parents were. But with these tools, you can break the debt cycle.

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Find work worth doing

I worked at a non-profit--a local nature center--over the summer of 1979.  After we wrapped up our main task, those of us who wanted to were allowed stay on for the few weeks befor

How to Do Things That Scare You

It's easy to give up when you're afraid, but that's no way to live. Overcome your fears with this expert advice on doing the things that frighten you.

Best Money Tips: Times to Ignore Traditional Financial Advice

Today we found articles on when you should ignore traditional financial advice, things you can’t return to Amazon, and hacks to help you stay focused at work.