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5 Easy Steps to Take in Your 20s to Better Manage Your Money

Donna Brown | Posted 06.10.2016 | HuffPost Home
Donna Brown

Taking charge of your money can seem like an overwhelming task, especially when you're trying to correct bad habits. The good news is that you really don't have to spend hours and hours to right your financial ship. Being smart about your money basically comes down to making sure you're doing a few simple things right.

Happy Halloween! 10 Tips to Treat Yourself to a More Secure Financial Future.

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 10.26.2016 | Business
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

Halloween comes once a year, but smart money management means staying on top of things year-round. Start using these tips now -- and enjoy this holiday and all the holidays to come.

5 Simple Methods For Good Money Management

Michael Lazar | Posted 10.06.2016 | Fifty
Michael Lazar

If you have found that your finances are getting a bit beyond your control, there are some methods that you can take that will lead to good money management. The following four methods can help get you off to a running start.

How to Escape the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Trap

Lama Farran | Posted 07.24.2016 | Business
Lama Farran

Through my coaching work, I have often observed the same unhealthy financial habits that push families into that tight corner. So, in order to avoid getting trapped in the paycheck-to-paycheck spiral, I recommend incorporating some of these healthy habits into your lifestyle.

4 College Savings Mistakes Even Savvy Parents Make

LearnVest | Posted 06.02.2015 | Money

Arlene George assumed that her child's college education would come with a hefty price tag, so she started saving when her daughter, Aimee, was three months old.

5 Unexplored Ways Your Small Business Loses Money

​Jackie Nagel | Posted 10.11.2014 | Small Business
​Jackie Nagel

In the hectic day-to-day operation of a business, it's common to overlook the many holes in your small business through which your cash is leaking.

Ann Brenoff

5 Money Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Retirement | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.02.2014 | Fifty

As the Hippocratic Oath is often (wrongly) credited with saying, "First do no harm." With that philosophy in mind, here are five money mistakes you ma...

How Saving Less Can Help You Save More (Yes, You Read That Right)

Sarah Greesonbach | Posted 09.06.2014 | Money
Sarah Greesonbach

The next time you set up a transfer to put money into savings... pause. Are you 100 percent sure that you won't need to call this money back into your checking? Then proceed. If not, you might save more in the long run if you save less now.

Fourth Of July BBQ Costs Are On Fire. Here's How To Keep Budgets Cool

Bill Cordingley | Posted 07.03.2014 | Money
Bill Cordingley

July 4th celebrations are synonymous with backyard barbecues, but with the price of many BBQ items soaring, Americans may want to watch what goes on the grill this summer.

How to Get Financially Ready to Buy a Home

Jeanne Kelly | Posted 04.08.2014 | Money
Jeanne Kelly

Buying a home for the first time is so exciting! But be careful not to get carried away, and bite off a bigger financial commitment than you can chew....

Two Rules My Grandmother Had About Money -- And What They Mean For Your Investments

Mike Branch, CFP | Posted 04.06.2014 | Money
Mike Branch, CFP

For my Grandmother the idea was to stay in the game. By reducing risk and going with the odds you are able to stay at the table when others have long since folded. Keeping these two rules in mind when making your investment decisions will help keep you in the game as well.

5 Strategies To Teach Young Kids About Proper Money Management

Women & Co | Posted 10.31.2013 | Business
Women & Co

Unfortunately, personal finance courses are not taught in schools, so it's completely up to you -- and the earlier you begin the process, the better chance your children will have to grow up into responsible, thrifty young adults.

How Real Parents Talk Money With Their Kids

LearnVest | Posted 04.29.2013 | Parents

Television. School. Osmosis. These are just a few of the ways that many parents would prefer that their children learn about finances -- as long as they don't have to bring up the sticky subject themselves.

The Definition of Wealthy: Living Small

James Berman | Posted 02.27.2013 | Business
James Berman

A key to acquiring wealth is preventing living standards from rising along with income. Those who let their needs swell commensurately with their wallet never feel rich.

Recent Grads Face the Real World of Money Management

Joe J. Wilson | Posted 10.30.2012 | College
Joe J. Wilson

Think about what your living situation might be for the next few years. Will you live with your parents, with one or more roommates, or by yourself?

Take Charge Before Your Bank Charges You

Mary Johnson | Posted 10.01.2012 | Money
Mary Johnson

If you're a young adult, college student, or previously "unbanked," understanding your needs and priorities is paramount to picking the account option and bank that work best for you.

Fathers as Financial Role Models

Beth Kobliner | Posted 08.13.2012 | Money
Beth Kobliner

Naturally, as a proud daughter and, now, a proud mother, I love hearing from dads about the ups and downs of imparting money lessons to their kids.

Managing Your Business (and Your Life) in the Cloud

Women & Co | Posted 07.22.2012 | Technology
Women & Co

With laptops, we can file sales reports from home, conference from a hotel room, and (regrettably) update spreadsheets on vacation. What's becoming increasingly common, however, is that many of these tasks can be accomplished from your smart phone.

What Losing Weight Taught Me About Saving Money

Well Heeled | Posted 05.23.2012 | Money
Well Heeled

Watching CB lose weight and then working at it myself, I realized that there are so many lessons that losing weight have taught me about saving money.

How to Be a Temporal Millionaire

M. Lin | Posted 03.05.2012 | Money
M. Lin

Given the choice between being a money millionaire and a temporal millionaire, I'd choose the latter.

For Richer, Not Poorer: Five Ways to Manage Money and Marriage

Irvin G. Schorsch III | Posted 04.30.2012 | Money
Irvin G. Schorsch III

Money can't buy you love, but fighting about it can buy you a whole lot of marital strife. In fact, money issues are the primary reason many couples untie the knot.

Your Finances Are Killing Your Sex Life

Justine Rivero | Posted 04.30.2012 | Money
Justine Rivero

Only about one in seven Americans were willing to give up Internet access. We are more willing to give up sex for six months than cut off access to email -- is this really what money stress has come to?

The Impossible Conundrum

Alexa von Tobel | Posted 04.30.2012 | Money
Alexa von Tobel

Keeping our long-term goals on our radar, and knowing the exact steps we can take to get there via a financial plan, is just the motivation we need to stick to our budgets, save for retirement and plan ahead.

Take 'America Saves Week' to Heart

Jason Alderman | Posted 04.23.2012 | Business
Jason Alderman

After four years of coping with a stagnant economy, probably the last thing you want to hear is how important it is to sock away money for a rainy day -- you already know that. But hear me out, just in case.

Money Problems: 6 Steps to Transform Your Money Life

Therese Borchard | Posted 09.20.2011 | Business
Therese Borchard

I don't know of anyone who doesn't have a money problem right now, in this economy.