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Money Habits

7 Life Changes That Could Help Your Finances

LearnVest | Posted 06.20.2015 | Money

When you hear stories about friends or relatives who've had to downsize their homes, take a second job, or move cross-country because of money, the assumption is that an acute case of "living large" is the problem. But that's not always the case.

5 Bad Money Habits You Can Break Today | Posted 05.20.2015 | Money

When it comes to bad financial habits, there are some serious ones that can cost you thousands of dollars. Which of these habits are you guilty of committing?

5 Financial Habits You Should Adopt When You're Young

LearnVest | Posted 03.24.2015 | Money

How you handle your money early on in life -- from being a stickler about adhering to a monthly budget to starting to save for retirement as soon as possible -- can lay the groundwork for a strong financial future.

8 Steps To Building Better Financial Habits

LearnVest | Posted 03.10.2015 | Money

Whether you're looking to pad your emergency fund, contribute more to retirement or save up enough to buy a new home, good habits may eventually help you make even the biggest financial goals a reality.

What It Takes To Banish Bad Money Habits

LearnVest | Posted 01.24.2015 | Money

If you've ever experienced a sense of euphoria after paying off your credit card in full or purchasing a piece of furniture that finally completes your living room, you know that our relationship to money isn't just a purely economical one. There's a big psychological component, too.

You're Finally Debt-Free. Now What?

LearnVest | Posted 01.13.2015 | Money

It's a surprisingly common position to be in: You finally achieve the impossible (or at least what seemed impossible for a long time) and become debt-free, but instead of feeling financially empowered, you have a deer-in-the-headlights episode. You're so accustomed to being in debt that you don't quite know what to do without it.

How I'm Saving 40 Percent Of My Pay

LearnVest | Posted 12.17.2014 | Money

I've never been very good at saving. I'm a spender -- shoes, trips, nights out, you name it. It's a fact that became especially apparent to me when I found myself saddled with $10,000 of credit card debt after graduating from college.

9 Money Habits That Will Put You On The Path To Wealth

LearnVest | Posted 10.14.2014 | Money

While a six-figure inheritance or high-paying job can land you in the top 1 percent of earners, it's the little things -- your money habits -- that of...

How Teaching Good Money Habits With Prepaid Debit Cards for Teens Can Increase Your Child's Financial Literacy

Curtis Arnold | Posted 09.01.2014 | Business
Curtis Arnold

Once parents lay that educational foundation and teach kids that money isn't infinite and that plastic is real money, it might be a good time to introduce prepaid debit cards.

6 Habits That Are Draining Your Wallet

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Kristen Sturt | Posted 04.22.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Here’s the bad news: Time and again, no matter how much you scrimp and save, impulse buys wreck your whole budget. ...

Four Money Habits You Need To Ditch Now

LearnVest | Posted 06.19.2012 | Money

If you're having trouble acting in your best financial interest at all times, you're not alone. And you've come to the right place. We've provided resources to help you tackle the biggest financial issues Americans said were standing in their way.