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Personal Savings

How to Make Your Own Daily Cookie Jar To Increase Personal Savings Quickly

Michael Lazar | Posted 12.14.2016 | Fifty
Michael Lazar

What is your daily cookie jar? Well it's a way for you to save up money - in theory - in a metaphorical cookie jar for safekeeping. These are funds th...

How Financially Literate Is the Investing Public?

David H. Bailey | Posted 09.28.2014 | Money
David H. Bailey

Many workers are now directly responsible for their financial well-being. Most individual investors are not sufficiently well-informed on financial matters, and thus often make less-than-optimal choices in managing their retirement.

What Wikipedia Won't Tell You About Personal Savings

Jim Gibson | Posted 06.07.2014 | Money
Jim Gibson

The real power is in your hands. Now its up to you to step up to the plate and do something about your personal savings.

Two-Fifths Of Families Live On The Edge

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 07.25.2012 | Money

Nearly two-fifths of American households are living on the edge financially. According to a report from the Consumer Federation of America and the ...

This Father's Day, Teach Your Kids Financial Responsibility

Jason Alderman | Posted 08.13.2012 | Parents
Jason Alderman

Father's Day is when children traditionally express love for their dads. Show how much you care in return by starting them out with a healthy, realistic attitude toward personal finances.

With Budgeting, Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Jason Alderman | Posted 09.26.2011 | Business
Jason Alderman

Budgets are a lot like diets: No single approach works for everyone; overly complicated plans rarely work for long; and sometimes it takes a few tries before you get it right.

Go on a Spending Diet

Jason Alderman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jason Alderman

Anyone who's ever tried to lose a few pounds knows that not every diet works for every person. Similarly, it may take a few tries to find a system for managing your personal finances.

Can The Lottery Help Us Save Money? | JASON ZWEIG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Based on recent headlines, you might think that Americans are finally saving again. Want to bet? In 2007, the latest year for which final numbers are...