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Travel Like a Pro Without Bankrupting Your Savings

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 11.17.2014 | Travel
Amandah Blackwell

You have the option to spend thousands of dollars on a luxury vacation, and there's nothing wrong with that. Or, you could travel on a budget. Either way, learn how to save for travel and take a vacation each year.

How To Save Money On Your Next Hotel Stay

U.S. News Travel | Posted 11.11.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Your flight tickets are likely more expensive individually, but your hotel room rate will probably include multiple nights and other costs, like resort fees, meals and activities, tacked on to your final bill. Fortunately hotels also offer many opportunities to save money if you know where to look.

Don't Wait Until You're Dying: Plan and Save for Your Funeral Now

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 10.29.2014 | Money
Amandah Blackwell

Death does not discriminate and comes to all of us in one form or another. Make sure you are prepared by planning and saving for your funeral. This way you'll get the funeral you want and won't have to come back and haunt your kids or family. You'd rather rest in peace, right?

The Truth About Going to College and Getting Into Debt

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 10.27.2014 | Money
Amandah Blackwell

Wouldn't it be wonderful if you could make your own decisions by meditating and listening to that small still voice that whispers, 'Don't go to college; you're not ready yet. Save your money instead.'

Want to Save More Money? Join a Credit Union

Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson | Posted 01.07.2015 | Money
Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson

If you want to have more money to do stuff with, then setting up a savings account at a credit union is one powerful way to do so. Whether you want to save more as an individual or as a family there is no shortage of information touting the benefits.

Tips on Saving for College

Diane Morais | Posted 10.12.2014 | Money
Diane Morais

Prioritize future college expenses as a monthly budget line item. The sooner you start saving the better, because even small amounts of money invested early can grow quickly through the power of compound interest.

9 Money-Saving Items to Pack on Your Next Cruise

U.S. News Travel | Posted 10.08.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Don't fret: With a bit of planning, cutting costs is possible. Before your next cruise, maximize your savings with this list of money-saving items.

Do These 5 Simple Things And You'll Save $1,000 This Year

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 08.05.2014 | HuffPost Home

Of all the things to love about summer, the unholy surprise of opening up one's energy bill doesn't make the list. There are, however, a few simple wa...

Energy and Money Saving Tips on Cooling and Heating Your Home

Dorit Sasson | Posted 10.05.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dorit Sasson

As one who is contemplating purchasing a house in the upcoming year, I've considered the complaints and woes of my homeowner friends regarding heating and cooling costs. I am surrounded by very old houses, so, this is a real issue.

The Road Between Employment and Entrepreneurship: Let's Talk About Money

Erica Noelle Duncan | Posted 10.04.2014 | Small Business
Erica Noelle Duncan

Earlier this year I surveyed individuals who desire to make the transition from employment to entrepreneurship. I discovered that, overwhelmingly, the biggest roadblock that keeps people from taking action is fear about money.

Put Your Money to Work!

Steph Wagner | Posted 09.30.2014 | Women
Steph Wagner

It's tempting to fixate on the dollar amount of your paycheck. But the fact is: What matters far more is what you do with those dollars -- and what you allow those dollars to do for you over time. True financial freedom doesn't happen until you've put your money to work for you.

5 Ways To Outsmart The Supermarket And Lose Weight

David Zinczenko | Posted 09.25.2014 | Healthy Living
David Zinczenko

Do candy bars have a tendency to jump off the shelves and into your cart when you're at the supermarket? You're not alone. From the weekly circulars to the cash register, the entire grocery-shopping experience is designed to ensure you spend as much time and money on junk food as possible.

27 Sneaky Ways To Save $100s A Month

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Donna Freedman | Posted 07.08.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Think you can’t save? Think again! Sure, it seems like there’s not much wiggle room in your budget, due to the ri...

Miss Your Connection? Here's $500 For Your Pain

George Hobica | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

Air travel mishaps--misconnections, delays, lost bags-- happen every day, and although there's travel insurance to protect you against some things, an...

5 Steps To Earn A Free Honeymoon This Summer With Credit Cards

Matthew Goldman | Posted 07.02.2014 | Weddings
Matthew Goldman

Getting married is expensive. An average eight-day honeymoon costs $4,466 according to RealSizeBride. Given the huge costs, it really pays to work your credit cards to save some serious money.

10 Things I Learned in My 20s About Investing

Lee Wang | Posted 06.16.2014 | Money
Lee Wang

I didn't want to work the next five, 10, or 30 years of my life and have nothing to show for it. I started to venture outside my comfort zone and aggressively learn and invest moderately. That's not to say I have a grand portfolio, but I've definitely put myself in a position to succeed.

10 Quick and Budget-Friendly Projects to Remake Your Space This Spring

Michael Corbett | Posted 06.10.2014 | HuffPost Home
Michael Corbett

An accent color wall or an interior room repaint will liven up a home. With little money and just a day or a weekend, your house can have new a new look and a new life. Be adventurous!

20 Ways to Save in Paris This Summer

EuroCheapo | Posted 05.25.2014 | Travel
EuroCheapo

The City of Light might be Europe's most visited, but it doesn't need to be its most expensive.

Money-Saving Tips for Seniors

Jason Alderman | Posted 05.13.2014 | Fifty
Jason Alderman

We all love a good bargain, no matter what our age. But if you're a senior citizen on a fixed income, finding discounted goods and services can mean the difference between making ends meet and going without.

Confession: I'm Scared to Pay Off My Student Loans

LearnVest | Posted 05.10.2014 | Women
LearnVest

Being student-loan-free means I'm old. As in, I should have my life figured out by now. I should be married (which I'm not), have kids (which I don't) and know what I want to do career-wise (again, I don't). I'm almost 29 and don't know what the rest of my life will look like.

How Teens Can Research Upcoming Purchases To Get The Very Best Deal

Eva Baker | Posted 04.23.2014 | Money
Eva Baker

I developed a plan for making sure that I get the best deals possible whenever I go shopping -- regardless of what I need to purchase. By taking a few moments to plan, you can usually save at least 10 percent and sometimes as much as 30 percent.

The Exceptional Traveler: Travel on $1200 a Month!

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 04.21.2014 | Travel
Bonnie Kassel

As every traveler knows, the longer you're away, the less it costs.

5 Easy Ways to Reduce Food Waste and Save Money

Emily Chen | Posted 04.20.2014 | Home
Emily Chen

A third of food produced globally is lost or wasted, amounting to 1.3 billion tons and costing $750 billion annually, or food that could feed 2 billion people.

My Personal Experience On How To Save Tens Of Thousands Of Dollars On College Tuition

Bradford M. Pine | Posted 04.14.2014 | Money
Bradford M. Pine

Our interest in getting the best financial support possible from the best school for Abby helped me discover a way of potentially lowering college tuition by a significant amount. Read on -- it could save you tens of thousands of dollars!

To Bargain Or Not To Bargain, That Is The Question

Jim Gibson | Posted 04.07.2014 | Money
Jim Gibson

Bottom line is this: It makes cents (pun intended) to ask for a better price. What do you think? Do you bargain or not?