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10 Important Money Lessons I Learned by My 29th Birthday

Casey Bond | Posted 04.15.2015 | 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 03.27.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

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 03.12.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

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.

6 Hacks to Save Money on New Year's Eve

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.02.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

Most of us look forward to a new year. It's a clean slate and the perfect time to set new goals for ourselves. But before you start thinking about resolutions for the new year, your immediate plans might include ending 2014 with a bang.

This Year, Don't Make Resolutions -- Create Habits

Betterment.com | Posted 02.14.2015 | Money
Betterment.com

This is the year you're going to crush your resolutions. You're going to exercise five days a week, cut back on greasy foods, and save more -- a lot more -- money. You're going to feel motivated the whole time, so it will be simple. It's just a matter of adhering to your mission. Mind over matter. Right? Wrong.

7 Holiday Money Tips

Betterment.com | Posted 02.04.2015 | Money
Betterment.com

Did you just make all your holiday purchases after Thanksgiving? Or do you plan to hand out cash come end of year? Everyone has his or her own strategy for navigating the holiday spending crunch. 

25 Simple Ways to Save Money as a Dog Owner

Anna Jane Grossman | Posted 12.29.2014 | Green
Anna Jane Grossman

I work as a dog trainer and am surrounded by a lot of nerdy dog types, all of whom don't skimp when it comes to their doggie pals. But that doesn't mean we spend a bundle.

Suze Orman With Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

This week, I was joined by personal finance expert Suze Orman who is a veteran on Mondays With Marlo! Suze is so knowledgeable -- we spoke about every...

Do I Need To Start A College Fund For My Baby? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

How early should you start saving for your child's college fund? Personal finance expert Suze Orman says that before you start saving for your kids e...

Three Things To Do After Declaring Bankruptcy, From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

If you've declared bankruptcy, personal finance expert Suze Orman says that the number one thing you should be doing is to make sure you're living be...

Do You Need To Own A Home To "Make It?" From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

If you're under the impression that you need to own a home in order to be financially secure, personal finance expert Suze Orman says that's simply no...

How Much Savings Should You Have Before Investing? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

How much money should you have in savings before you start to make investments with your money? According to personal finance expert Suze Orman, you s...

Will My Children Inherit My Bills? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

If you die before you're able to pay all of your debts off, will your children inherit your bills? According to personal finance expert Suze Orman, as...

How Can You Double Your Money? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

How can you double your money? Personal finance expert Suze Orman says that it's possible to do, but it's going to take time. To figure out how long i...

Suze Orman Talks Shark Tank (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

How does personal finance expert Suze Orman feel about the hit TV show Shark Tank? Suze says, although it takes far more than just money to start a bu...

What Is An HSA? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

Personal finance expert Suze Orman says that, because health insurance premiums have increased about 30% over this past year, companies are starting t...

What's Half of $33.35?

Tricia McCallum | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Tricia McCallum

Why are some people cheap? It's definitely not a gender thing. I've known incredibly cheap men and extraordinarily generous women. And the other way around. I just had coffee with a female colleague and when the bill came she said, "Oh, let's just split this. What's half of $33.35?"

7 Biggest Financial Fears and How to Overcome Them

GOBankingRates | Posted 11.16.2014 | Money
GOBankingRates

GOBankingRates recently conducted a survey to find out people's biggest money fears -- here are seven financial fears highlighted from our poll and how to overcome them with some planning and financial savvy.

Dental Insurance Questions Debunked By a Dentist

Alina Lukashevsky DDS | Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Alina Lukashevsky DDS

Innovation in technology and advancements in the quality of dental materials have made it easier than ever to achieve desired cosmetic results. Using dental insurance can help cut down on costs, but it is important to know how the different plans work in order to get the most out of having insurance.

10 Ways You Can Save to Have a Baby Without Going Broke

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 10.20.2014 | Money
Amandah Blackwell

Hold a garage sale or sell your stuff online. Remember the rule, when it doubt, toss it out. If it's been one year or more since you've worn clothing, sell them. If you haven't used the home gym in a while, sell it. You'll need to make room anyway for when your baby arrives!