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8 Worst Ways to Make Money Online

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.24.2015 | Money
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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.

How to Talk About Money With Your Aging Parents

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.22.2015 | Money
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Addressing your aging parents' finances is not easy. Trust me, I know. Several years ago when my mom started showing signs of memory loss, I had conversations with her about her finances.

How to Invest $50,000

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
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It's a great problem to have, most would agree. Through an inheritance, life insurance proceeds, the sale of a property or other sources of income, suddenly you have $50,000 you want to invest -- and you want to do it wisely.

10 Ways to Cut $500 off Your Monthly Bills

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.21.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

Surely, you've heard the advice to cut out discretionary expenses -- such as a daily latte -- to save money. It's true that those small savings can add up and provide a little more wiggle room in your budget. But what about those necessary expenditures?

Why Your 40s Are a Good Time to Downsize Your Home

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.16.2015 | Business
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If you downsize in your 40s, and invest that $75,000 in a portfolio with a mix of stocks and bonds with a 6.5 percent annual rate of return, it could grow to nearly $250,000 over 20 years.

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

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.15.2015 | Business
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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.

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.

15 Things Wealthy People Do Every Day

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.09.2015 | Business
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13. New York Times best-selling author Brendon Burchard -- who hangs out with the likes of Bill Gates and Richard Branson -- consistently blocks out time to create. He says it's a habit of the super-successful, as noted in Entrepreneur magazine.

10 Things You Need to Know About Saving Money in July

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.02.2015 | Business
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July: Climatologists agree that July 24 is the hottest day of the year in the U.S., but the tenth of every month during the summer feels the hottest to me ... that's the day our electric bill arrives in the mail.

The Couponing Guide for Shoppers Who Don't Want to Look Cheap

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.01.2015 | Money
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If the eye-rolling and heavy sighs of impatient customers waiting for the cashier to process your stack of coupons leave you utterly mortified, extreme couponing might not be for you. But, that doesn't mean you should avoid couponing altogether.

4 Very Good Reasons to Buy Travel Insurance

SmarterTravel | Posted 06.02.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

For some trips, travel insurance is a virtual necessity; for others, it's worthless. The question boils down to a matter of risk. A basic purpose of any insurance is to mitigate financial risk.

35 Life Hacks That Will Save You Thousands

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.20.2015 | Money
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If you saw a $20 bill on the sidewalk, you'd definitely bend over to pick it up, wouldn't you? Well, without much more effort than that, you can save at least that much -- and probably a lot more -- by employing a host of everyday life hacks.

31 Best Websites for Scoring Freebies

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.20.2015 | Money
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Learning where to look for these deals and free samples can save you a significant amount of money on a variety of stuff.

34 Ways Moms Can Earn and Save More Money

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.15.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

Raising a family on a budget is a daunting task. From infancy up to adulthood, having kids is expensive and it takes a lot of creativity and strategy to keep the finances in order.

The Weirdest Thing I Did to Save Money

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.15.2015 | Money
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We asked 30 major bloggers and personal finance experts to share both the most bizarre things they've ever done to save money -- and the lessons they learned through the experience.

6 Things Dave Ramsey Says You Should Do With Your Money in 2015

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.06.2015 | Money
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We're nearly halfway through 2015, which means it's time to stop putting off your plans to improve your finances this year. But it's one thing to know you want to fix your financial situation, and another to take action. Where should you start? Here's a suggestion: Dave Ramsey.

5 Smart Ways To Spend Your Tax Refund

WiserAdvisor.com | Posted 06.30.2015 | Money
WiserAdvisor.com

Regardless of how you choose to spend your tax refund, the most critical tip is that you make a conscious decision about how to use that money.

10 Important Money Lessons I Learned by My 29th Birthday

Casey Bond | Posted 06.15.2015 | Money
Casey Bond

I've been writing about personal finance for the better part of my adult life, but that's not to say all this money wisdom didn't come without some serious trial and error.

20 Life-Changing Money Lessons You Learn in Your 30s

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.26.2015 | Money
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It might be just as tempting to give in to careless spending, impulsive buying and paycheck-to-paycheck living, but at least you know better now. After all, you are about halfway to retirement, and these 20 lessons will help you get there comfortably.

12 Major Travel Sites Reveal How to Save on Top Spring Break Destinations

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.12.2015 | Money
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GOBankingRates rounded up the 12 most popular spring break destinations and asked the biggest names in travel, including Southwest, Travelocity, Orbitz.com and more, for their expert tips on saving money at these popular locales. Following these tips, you can save hundreds while getting some much needed fun in the sun.

6 Hacks for Saving Money This Ski Season

Liftopia | Posted 04.22.2015 | Travel
Liftopia

Equipment, gear, lodging, lift tickets. The costs can add up. But do not despair! There are still simple ways to ski on a budget. Ladies and gentlemen, don your Guy Fawkes mask: It's time to democratize skiing with these six ways for saving big bucks this season.

4 Tips For Building An Emergency Fund

NextAdvisor.com | Posted 04.06.2015 | Money
NextAdvisor.com

As good as our planning may be, life rarely goes according to plan. This is especially true when it comes to personal finances. Your car might break down, or you could incur an unexpected medical expense -- it happens. That's why being prepared for such an event is so important.

11 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day Without Going Broke

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 04.06.2015 | Money
Amandah Blackwell

You don't have to go into debt on Valentine's Day; you and your sweetie, or friends, can have a good time on a budget. Here are 11 swoon-worthy ways to celebrate Valentine's Day without going broke.

What Happy People Do Differently With Their Money

OWN | Posted 01.22.2015 | OWN

When it comes to saving money, many people work to put money away for the far-off future. While it's incredibly important to plan ahead financially, l...

9 Strategies for a Cheaper Night Out

Casey Bond | Posted 03.14.2015 | Money
Casey Bond

I have compiled the best money-saving tips I've picked up over the years, as well as those contributed by whom I call the "frugal but fun" community, for going out with friends every now and then without devastating your savings in the process.