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Rent Is Not The Only Cost That's Too Damn High For Families

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 03.30.2016 | Politics

Stagnant pay for many Americans is already a defining issue of this year's populism-filled presidential election. But add in the rising cost of living...

Fewer Americans Are Putting Off Purchases This Year

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.06.2015 | Politics

Fewer Americans are trying to save money by putting off a range of expenses, from medical care to vacations, new polling from HuffPost/YouGov shows. P...

How to Bring Your Financial Life Online

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 08.24.2014 | Money
Jeanette Pavini

Even the most Internet savvy of us have at one time or another felt a little reluctance to bring our financial life online. And while it always comes with a risk, the truth is, you could be more at risk sending a bill payment by snail mail than you are paying it online.

Our First Money Fight: The Trip That Almost Blew Our Marriage

LearnVest | Posted 11.23.2013 | Women
LearnVest

Two weeks after tying the knot, my husband, Robert, and I set out to Peru with $3,000, two one-way tickets, two backpacks -- and two wildly different philosophies about how to handle our money.

Why Mothers Should Play a Bigger Role in Family Finances

Richard Barrington | Posted 06.11.2013 | Business
Richard Barrington

The lingering disparity in gender roles when it comes to financial decisions could lead to families handling their money less effectively.

Back to School Budgeting Tips

Jason Alderman | Posted 10.11.2011 | Parents
Jason Alderman

The days when you could send your kids off to the first day of school with a lunchbox and a hug are long gone. Today's back-to-school preparations include the dreaded shopping excursions for clothes and school supplies.

Tweeting American

Bruce Kluger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Kluger

A mentor once told me that the best way to determine if something is well written -- be it a book or movie or even an essay--is if it can be summed up...

Five Habits of Highly Effective Unemployed People

John Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Shore

Do not fail to take advantage of the down time afforded by unemployment to spend as much time as possible actually lying down.