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Last-Minute Advice for Parents Paying for College - Part I

Beth Kobliner | Posted 04.25.2015 | Money
Beth Kobliner

Four years of homework. Two years of SAT madness. Half a dozen AP classes. And countless hours at volleyball games, debate team competitions, and soup kitchen volunteer work.

8 Phone Calls to Hang Up On

Richard Barrington | Posted 04.25.2015 | Money
Richard Barrington

Wherever financial misery exists, expect scam artists to follow close behind, ready to take advantage of it. Too often these days, when the phone rings, it is some helpful person who claims to have a way to rid you of your financial problems. But in reality, what they often really want to rid you of is your money.

Part 1: Powerful Retirement Tips for Millennials from the Gen Y Guy

Jerry Patterson | Posted 04.22.2015 | Money
Jerry Patterson

I recently had the opportunity to spend some time with Jason Dorsey, chief strategy officer for The Center of Generational Kinetics. Known as the Gen Y Guy, Jason is an acclaimed keynote speaker, generational researcher and best-selling author.

I Want a Raise

Rich Siegel | Posted 04.22.2015 | Comedy
Rich Siegel

This story is going to sound very familiar to you. It wasn't inspired by any specific set of circumstances that happened to a colleague within the last month. Six months. Or even a year. Because the truth is, it has happened to me. And it has happened to you. And if it hasn't happened to you, trust me it will.

Why Are Popcorn, Candy, and Soda So Expensive at the Movie Theaters? An Insider Debunks the Myths

Quora | Posted 04.23.2015 | Entertainment
Quora

Let's get one thing out of the way. Theaters do not necessarily make most of their money on concessions nor do they keep virtually no part of the ticket sales.

The Best Gift for Mother's Day (Hint: It Involves Your Student Loans)

Stephen Dash | Posted 04.22.2015 | Money
Stephen Dash

If you have graduated college or university with student loans, the best gift you can give your student loan cosigner is to let them off the hook.

A Trick for Higher SAT Scores? Unfortunately, No.

Terry Burnham, Ph.D. | Posted 04.21.2015 | College
Terry Burnham, Ph.D.

The idea is simple, powerful and easy to grasp. An oyster makes a pearl by reacting to the irritation of a grain of sand. Body builders become huge by lifting more weight. Can we kick our brains into a higher gear by making the problem harder?

How Having a Bigger Purpose Can Help You Become Debt-Free

Tajci Cameron | Posted 04.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tajci Cameron

In our lives, we almost always have to deal with money. Lack of it, plans for it, worries about how best to use it, negotiations for more of it. It's ...

13 Money Management Lessons for Kids

Chris Mettler | Posted 04.20.2015 | Education
Chris Mettler

Research shows that America's youth has a deep lack of understanding when it comes to finances and how to properly manage money. These disturbing statistics have generated a national movement to incorporate financial literacy into our education system and encourage parents to teach money management lessons at home.

4 Things Not to Do After a Performance Review

GoGirl Finance | Posted 04.17.2015 | Business
GoGirl Finance

This is your life. While work may not be the highest priority for you, most likely it is still where you are spending most of your waking hours. Why not push yourself to make the most of it? Employ what you learned from your review as the basis for new career goals.

Are You Enough? (Hint: The Answer Is Yes)

Leisa Peterson | Posted 04.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Leisa Peterson

By uncovering your negative beliefs about yourself and your money, you can learn to let go of those limiting ideals and start moving toward the life you've always wanted. Whatever it is you desire, know this: You Are Enough.

How to Use Plastic as an Emergency Funding Tool

Kari Luckett | Posted 04.17.2015 | Money
Kari Luckett

As a last resort credit cards can work as a substitute for savings, but only if you use them carefully and vigilantly.

6 Things to Think About When Spending Your Tax Refund

Steve Siebold | Posted 04.16.2015 | Money
Steve Siebold

The IRS tax filing deadline is this week, and the average refund so far has been about $3,500. The question is: what should you do with that refund? The truth is, a tax refund can be a lifesaver for some, but can cause more trouble for others.

Use the Law of Attraction to Create Wealth

Rose Caiola | Posted 04.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rose Caiola

Although there are signs that the economy is improving, many still feel a pinch in their wallets -- especially in the week that income taxes are due. ...

10 Livable Truths for Success and Life Satisfaction

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

To experience happiness and that deep sense of well-being and satisfaction with who you are, what you are doing, and who you still desire to become you must contemplate daily on what it means to be authentic.

What the '5 Reasons We Can't Handle Marriage Anymore' Blogger Gets Wrong

Vicki Larson | Posted 04.14.2015 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

I usually don't say "I'm sorry" when I hear someone tell me he or she's newly divorced -- often, it's a happier, healthier outcome -- but in your case, I'm truly sorry. You seem a tad nostalgic.

13 Things to Consider If You Love a Person with Scary Money Problems

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business
Amandah Blackwell

Many people are struggling financially. What happens if you find yourself falling in love or in love with someone with money problems? Do you ignore your feelings and forget about the person? Or do you accept that some people have or had some money issues for one reason or another?

10 Reasons Why Your New Online Business Will Fail and How to Avoid Having These Things Happen

Greer Wignall | Posted 04.13.2015 | Business
Greer Wignall

You talk about how much you want to start your own business with your family or friends, but you never really commit to getting started. You keep waiting for the 'right time' or continue to 'think about it' without ever getting started.

Money, Marketing and Macro vs. Craft Beer

Tom Cramer | Posted 04.13.2015 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

The first wave of social media comments expressed shock, anger and hope that heads would roll. It had to be a mistake. Why make fun of beer drinkers?

3 Ways to Be the 401(k) Knight in Shining Armor for Your Employees

Jerry Patterson | Posted 04.10.2015 | Money
Jerry Patterson

Just because employees are hardworking and loyal doesn't automatically mean they are financially astute and do a good job at planning for retirement, nor does it mean newer employees are bad at managing their money.

How American Businesses are Saving Money

Larry Alton | Posted 04.10.2015 | Business
Larry Alton

While producing more sales and bringing additional clients on board are two sure-fire ways to increase profits, there may be an easier option: cutting costs and overhead expenses. In light of the recent recession, American businesses are taking the idea of saving money seriously.

5 Financial To-Dos To Check Off In 5 Minutes

LearnVest | Posted 04.20.2015 | Money
LearnVest

So to help you on your way, we're bringing you five motivating money shortcuts that should take only five minutes of your time to complete. Simple and straightforward, these quick tips will help you hit the ground running -- and keep the pace as you strive to hit your financial targets.

What's the Difference Between Cheap and Expensive Perfume?

Quora | Posted 04.09.2015 | Women
Quora

There are no absolutes to recognizing an expensive perfume from a cheap one. So much of what we find appealing about smell is linked to buried memories and what we associate a smell with. However if we're talking in general there are a few tendencies that might apply.

7 Ways Fear Actually Benefits You

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

To become abundantly successful and fulfilled master fear and let it make you stronger than you were before. Fear is designed to raise your desires to higher standards. When you understand that the intention behind this emotion is your personal evolvement, you can use it to develop the resilience necessary to increase your capacity to thrive in life.

Time Is Money

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Photo: I. Rimanoczy We have all heard it -- and said it ourselves, or thought of it at different moments in our life. Time is money. While it sou...