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Be Smarter: 8 Ways Your Spouse Can Hide Assets Before A Divorce

Roxana Maddahi | Posted 04.20.2016 | Divorce
Roxana Maddahi

For those readers that have not seen, "The Other Woman" it is funny, cute comedy about a terrible man (played by Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) that does terrible things to his wife (Leslie Mann), and his two mistresses (Cameron Diaz & Kate Upton).

10 Game Changing Things to Do Before Buying Your First Home

Lauren Bowling | Posted 04.20.2016 | HuffPost Home
Lauren Bowling

Buying a home is an intense process, especially so for first-timers. Since buying my own home in July 2013, I've gotten a lot of questions about how to get the ball rolling, so I've compiled all of my knowledge here.

How A Spending Fast Helped One Woman Get Out Of $24,000 In Debt

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business

Six years ago, as she faced a growing debt of nearly $24,000, Anna Newell Jones decided to make a big change. Budgeting hadn’t been effective -- sh...

Working Out on a Budget

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

In the long run, there's no question that a healthier body saves money. A Towers Watson study noted that employee wellness programs saved employers an...

What Tax Documents Should You Keep?

Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business
Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA

Congratulations! You successfully finished your 2015 taxes and can now breathe a sigh of relief. But before you throw all of your tax documents stashed into a pile in the drawer or in the trash, it's important to know which documents you should keep in a safe and secure place, and for how long.

How Much Money You Need to Live Comfortably in the 50 Biggest Cities

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business

By Elyssa Kirkham, Finance Writer Unless you're tracking expenses carefully, it can be hard to tell whether your city's cost of living or your own sp...

Dealing With a Collection Agency and Medical Debt

Nurse Katz | Posted 04.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Nurse Katz

I received a bill from a medical facility that I felt was unreasonable and did not think it was even the correct amount, so I did not pay it. Now it has turned my account offer to a collection agency. Can they do that?

How Realistic is a College Scholarship?

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 04.18.2016 | Business
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

Dear Carrie, Our daughter will be starting college in a year and a half, and while we have some money saved, we don't have enough to cover the whole ...

Retirement Planning for Millenials: Where to Start

Pauline Paquin | Posted 04.15.2016 | Business
Pauline Paquin

As a young adult, getting started on the path to financial independence and wealth building can seem daunting at times.

Here's Where Your Taxes Go

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business

The nation's tax bill comes due on Monday, when Americans rushing to file their federal income tax returns may find themselves wondering: What am I pa...

Better Money Habits: Lessons Learned From Super Savers

Lule Demmissie | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business
Lule Demmissie

Whether you're nearing retirement or starting your first job, there's no better time to start saving.

Earn More: How to Create 10 New Income Streams Even if You Have no Money

Pauline Paquin | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business
Pauline Paquin

This post appeared first on Centsai At any given time in life, I have always had several sources of income. When I started working, as a teenager, I...

12 Financial Goals You Should Reach By Your 30s

Pauline Paquin | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business
Pauline Paquin

I remember looking up to people in their 30s when I was in college. They looked so grown up, like they had it all figured out. The house, the car, the kids...

Tax Deductions Women Truly Deserve

The Second City | Posted 04.14.2016 | Women
The Second City

Since women generally earn 79 cents to every dollar men do, it only makes sense to have tax deductions specifically for us.

Five Ways to Use Your Tax Refund to Build Your Credit Score

Charlie Scanlon | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business
Charlie Scanlon

Ah, spring. As you watch the trees and flowers blossom, your thoughts turn to warmer weather and the arrival of your income tax refund check. Perhaps you have already made plans to spend those funds on a home improvement project or a luxurious weekend getaway.

How To Hang Out With Rich Friends Without Going Broke

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business

If you're on a budget, hanging out with wealthy friends can be stressful. When your pals are shelling out for fancy meals or pricey cocktails, it's ea...

7 Ways to Save Money on an Overseas Trip

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

There's nothing more exciting than an overseas trip, but that exhilaration shouldn't come with an unexpected price tag. Believe it or not, small expenses can grow fast and in unexpected ways.

Credit Card E-Statements: If You Go Paperless, Do It Right

NerdWallet | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business

by Ellen Cannon You do everything electronically and rarely get anything you want by snail mail. You do your banking from your smartphone. Now you...

9 Secret Ways to Save Money at Walmart

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.12.2016 | Business

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist Walmart has built its reputation on offering low prices every day. This policy helps explain why more than 260 milli...

How to Save for Retirement and Make Student Loan Payments

SALT | Posted 04.12.2016 | College

Since many financial planners believe that Social Security payments alone won't be enough to cover a person's expenses in retirement, borrowers need to find ways to save for retirement and pay for their student loans. Here are some strategies that could help you.

Rebuild Credit With a Personal Loan

Jeanne Kelly | Posted 04.12.2016 | Business
Jeanne Kelly

As our economy continues to improve following the Great Recession, personal loans look to be increasing in popularity, says a recent report by TransUn...

Here's Why Teaching Financial Literacy Early On Makes Sense

Daniel Rogers | Posted 04.12.2016 | Impact
Daniel Rogers

I've been hearing the phrase, "It's expensive to be poor," a lot lately. Elite policy circles, academia, and the mainstream press have spilled a lot of ink on it. I even got into the fun a couple of weeks ago, when I was asked by the Aspen Challenge to speak on this very subject.

15 Best Places to Live If You're Trying to Save Money (and 15 Worst)

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.11.2016 | Business

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist Some cities offer higher-paying jobs, but if the cost of living is also higher, a big paycheck still might not go th...

Roth IRA Withdrawals: The Exceptions Can Be as Important as the Rules

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 04.11.2016 | Business
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

Dear Carrie, I'm thinking of taking a distribution from my Roth IRA. What do I need to know? Are there any taxes or penalties? --A Reader Dear Read...

The 5 People You Need To Talk To About Money Now

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 04.11.2016 | Business

It can be hard enough to tackle your own spending habits and pay, much less discuss them with another person. But whether it’s planning for the futu...