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14 Genius Ways To Save Money On Travel In 2016

SELF | Posted 02.03.2016 | Travel
SELF

Yes, you can see the world on the cheap. By Zahra Barnes, SELF Photo: Richard Rutledge/Vogue If you've got a serious case of wanderlust but t...

20 Tricks to Retiring Rich

GOBankingRates | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist When you envision your retirement, what do you see yourself doing: Traveling to faraway places? Indulging in hobbi...

7 Ways Generation X Is Better Than Millennials With Their Money

GOBankingRates | Posted 12.10.2015 | Business
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By Elyssa Kirkham, GBR Staff Writer People have made a lot of fuss about millennials and their stellar financial management skills. There are plen...

10 Best Money Tips From Warren Buffett of All Time

GOBankingRates | Posted 12.02.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Elyssa Kirkham, GBR Staff Writer Warren Buffett is one of the greatest investing and business minds today. But aside from his exponential invest...

The First Thing You Should Do With Your Paycheck After Getting a Raise

GOBankingRates | Posted 11.12.2015 | Business
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By Alaina Tweddale, Contributor The average worker can expect about a 3 percent pay raise in 2015, according to a 2014/2015 compensation planni...

11 Sly Ways Good Credit Will Tempt You into Bad Debt

CreditSesame.com | Posted 11.04.2015 | Money
CreditSesame.com

Have an excellent credit score? That's great, but don't go cueing up the Rocky theme song as your personal soundtrack or crowning yourself a credit master.

The Real Worth of a Professional Financial Planner

David Rae | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
David Rae

Time to face facts: You can't control what the stock market does day to day or even year over year. But what you can control as an investor are your financial attitude and behavior. One simple way to improve your fiscal behavior, is to work with a qualified financial planner.

21 Ways to Save Money on Transportation

GOBankingRates | Posted 10.15.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

Getting around on your own two feet is the least expensive, most environmentally friendly form of transportation. But it isn't always practical.

Why Happy People Earn More Money

GOBankingRates | Posted 10.08.2015 | Business
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By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist It's generally assumed that greater wealth leads to happiness. In fact, several studies have tried to pinpoint the ...

7 Times Being Lazy Costs You Money

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

There's nothing wrong with a little laziness. After all, someone has to make the overachievers of the world look good. When your lazy tendencies begin to have a negative impact on your finances, however, it's time to change your behavior.

20 Apps That Make You Money

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.06.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

Playing games and catching up on social media sites is great, but these activities alone won't pad your wallet. Make the most of your spare time by downloading an app that can earn you extra money.

5 Ways Your Money Choices Are Making You Sick

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.06.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

An overwhelming 70 percent of married couples fight about money, according to a 2014 Money survey. If this sounds familiar, it's not only making your home life unpleasant -- it's also bad for your health.

3 Mistakes You're Making Before a Big Purchase

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.31.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

You won't do your wallet any favors by waiting for an appliance, computer, television or other big-ticket item to stop working before buying a replacement.

8 Worst Ways to Make Money Online

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.24.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

You're already working a full-time job, but you're trying to hustle on the side. Maybe you have debts to pay off, are saving for a dream vacation or need to bank cash for a home improvement. Whatever the reason, you see the appeal of making money online.

4 Investments Millennials Like -- But Baby Boomers Don't

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.15.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

For now and the near future, baby boomers and millennials alike will command marketers' attention because of their size and buying power. It'll be interesting to see where the world goes as these demographic shifts play out and markets respond, yielding new investment opportunities.

21 Free or Cheap Date Ideas

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.13.2015 | Women
GOBankingRates

You don't have to give up fun if you're on a super-tight budget. You just have to get creative. Try these cheap date ideas to have a great -- and potentially romantic -- time without breaking your budget or even without spending any money at all.

How to Be Richer in One Year

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.13.2015 | Business
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If you're serious about building a better financial foundation and meeting monetary goals, there are steps you can take. You won't see the changes overnight, but commit to one or more of these strategies, and within a year you'll be richer.

Amazon Prime Day 2015: Best Deals for July 15

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.10.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

Amazon is turning 20 next week, and to celebrate this landmark event the online retailer is offering a huge sale under the name of Prime Day. The July 15 sales event will feature giveaways and discounts steep enough to rival those of Black Friday.

23 Reasons Why You Will Always Feel Poor

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.24.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

Many Americans are clearly not experts at managing their own finances and end up broke month after month. The cycle of overspending leaves them poor, even if their income means they are considered well above the poverty line.

11 Common Money Mistakes People Make in Their 40s

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

Though you might feel settled, becoming complacent could impact your financial well-being. Don't fall prey to these common money mistakes that people often make in their 40s.

The 10 Food Scraps You Should Always Save

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Kristen Sturt | Posted 06.17.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Looking to save money? How about cut food waste? Or maybe you just want to make some really excellent meals? Consider...

The Best Ways to Tackle Your Student Loan Debt

Quora | Posted 05.19.2015 | College
Quora

I believe the rule of thumb is to not take out more in student loan debt for an education than you expect to earn as an annual salary. However, none of this matters now, so I won't go on with scolding. You may regret the amount you have taken out for your education, but never regret having received a quality education.

What, No Corvette?! Teaching Kids About Money And Saving Should Start Early

John F. Sweeney | Posted 06.29.2015 | Parents
John F. Sweeney

Thanks to the Internet, music lyrics and the chatter loop in school, kids today seem to know the price of everything. However, for many kids -- my son included -- understanding what it takes to pay for these items is another thing entirely.

4 Better Ways To Spend Your Tax Refund

LearnVest | Posted 06.29.2015 | Money
LearnVest

In the coming weeks you could be one of the many Americans receiving what the IRS has quoted as the average tax refund of $3,120. And it's precisely why we thought it was high time to take a look at the common ways people make poor decisions when it comes to tax refunds.

7 Life Changes That Could Help Your Finances

LearnVest | Posted 06.20.2015 | Money
LearnVest

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.