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How to Save Money and Get Free Stuff as a Bootstrapping Entrepreneur

Neil Patel | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business
Neil Patel

It sounds a bit scrappy, desperate, and untraditional -- get free stuff? Yet, if you're a bootstrapping entrepreneur, you know exactly what I'm ta...

The Average Cost of a Thanksgiving Grocery List Is $69.01

GOBankingRates | Posted 11.25.2015 | Business

By Ashley Redmond, Contributor There are few celebrations as cherished as Thanksgiving. It's the second favorite American holiday next to Chris...

5 Great Ways to Save During the Holidays

Dave Austin | Posted 11.20.2015 | Business
Dave Austin

It's the holiday season, and for many of us that means spending season. Whether it's on holiday gifts or traveling to spend time with family, the costs can begin to add up quickly. Finding ways to save can help reduce the impact on our wallets.

How to Get in Shape While Spending No Money

Thrillist | Posted 11.19.2015 | Healthy Living

You don't need to drop thousands on a personal trainer, gym membership, or exercise equipment. Working out doesn't have to cost a thing. You just need to follow a few basic rules to build the body of your dreams.

Buying These Organic Foods Is A Waste Of Money

Thrillist | Posted 11.20.2015 | Taste

If you don't want to eat food that's riddled with chemicals, but also value your paycheck, here is a list of foods you never need to buy organic.

Top 7 Beliefs Keeping You Broke

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 11.16.2015 | Education
Amandah Blackwell

When you sit down and turn on your laptop or desktop, you become tense. Your fingers tremble as you type in your bank's URL and enter your username...

I Quit My Job To Be A Travel Writer, And Now I'm Broke And Unemployed

Jo Fraser | Posted 11.12.2015 | Travel
Jo Fraser

You would be hard pressed to open Facebook or Instagram nowadays and not find an article titled something along the lines of 'I quit my job to travel ...

The Most Overpriced Items On The Menu, According To Chefs

Thrillist | Posted 11.13.2015 | Taste

Spaghetti and meatballs. The wedge salad. A bottle of wine. You don't have to be a well-heeled foodie to know that you're overpaying for certain items on a restaurant's menu -- you just need to have bought groceries. Like once, ever.

The First Thing You Should Do With Your Paycheck After Getting a Raise

GOBankingRates | Posted 11.12.2015 | Business

By Alaina Tweddale, Contributor The average worker can expect about a 3 percent pay raise in 2015, according to a 2014/2015 compensation planni...

San Francisco's Most Debt-Ridden ZIP Codes | Posted 11.09.2015 | San Francisco

There are a lot of words you can use to describe San Francisco -- scenic, eclectic, hipster-friendly, but unfortunately, cheap isn't one of them.

What Financial Advisors Can Learn From A Raisin In the Sun

Aleeka Kay Edwards | Posted 11.09.2015 | Hawaii
Aleeka Kay Edwards

The play debuted in 1959 but the enduring theme remains: inner wealth is the foundation for outer wealth.

Infographic: Thanksgiving Weekend Shopping Moving Online

MoneyTips | Posted 11.05.2015 | Business

Data from last year shows that more of the shopping done over Thanksgiving weekend is now moving online, as consumers place orders from the comfort of their homes and arrange to pick up their purchases in-store.

11 Sly Ways Good Credit Will Tempt You into Bad Debt | Posted 11.04.2015 | Money

Have an excellent credit score? That's great, but don't go cueing up the Rocky theme song as your personal soundtrack or crowning yourself a credit master.

3 Bluntly Simple Personal Finance Advice That Work Miracles

Elena Prokopets | Posted 11.03.2015 | Business
Elena Prokopets

I have never earned a lot, but I always had the money -- both for essential things and some random spending on things I like. Travels, for instance. Pursuing a location independent lifestyle, hobbies and a lifestyle business, rather than a soul-crushing corporate career.

An Open Letter To Chairwoman Yellen From the Savers of America

Ralph Nader | Posted 10.30.2015 | Politics
Ralph Nader

We want to know why the Federal Reserve, funded and heavily run by the banks, is keeping interest rates so low that we receive virtually no income for our hard-earned savings while the Fed lets the big banks borrow money for virtually no interest.

I Still Know What You Did (With Your Money) Last Summer

David A. Dedman | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
David A. Dedman

I love food! I love variety of food. So I eat out because of that. Other times it's because I'm in a hurry or just plain lazy. The problem is that it is pretty expensive when you get in this habit.

The Real Worth of a Professional Financial Planner

David Rae | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
David Rae

Time to face facts: You can't control what the stock market does day to day or even year over year. But what you can control as an investor are your financial attitude and behavior. One simple way to improve your fiscal behavior, is to work with a qualified financial planner.

7 Things You Should Always Buy in the Fall

GoGirl Finance | Posted 10.23.2015 | Women
GoGirl Finance

From big ticket items to little indulgences, getting the best possible deal can depend on the time of year that you are shopping. Here are seven purchases that you should always make in the fall to get the best return for your money.

Your Money and Your Life, Part Two

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 10.20.2015 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

This is the second part of my interview about financial literacy and responsibility with financial strategist Brian Bedford*.

How Much You Should Save Based On Your Income

MoneyTips | Posted 10.21.2015 | Business

There are plenty of generic suggestions about how much money you should have in a "rainy-day" fund to deal with unexpected expenses or an income loss.

Avoid Taxes On Your Home Sale Legally

MoneyTips | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business

The "basis" of your home is the value of your home for tax purposes. Your original cost basis is the amount of money that you paid for your home. As time goes by, events adjust this cost basis in either direction.

Act Now to Save on Holiday Gifts - Before Halloween

MoneyTips | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business

It may be annoying to see Christmas displays in stores before Halloween, but that does not mean that early shopping for Christmas presents is a bad idea.

Paying for College 101: 5 Tips Parents Need to Know

Jacob Gold | Posted 10.19.2015 | Education
Jacob Gold

We constantly see headlines about the increasing cost of education and the strain it puts on family finances. There is no question that funding a child's college education is one of life's most significant investments. So how can you keep junior's undergrad years from undermining your own retirement savings? The following are several important planning tips to help you ace this test.

Your Money and Your Life

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 10.16.2015 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

"I don't want to be poor." As a coach, this is something I hear, routinely, from men and women, around the world. Men and women who are thinking abo...

21 Ways to Save Money on Transportation

GOBankingRates | Posted 10.15.2015 | Business

Getting around on your own two feet is the least expensive, most environmentally friendly form of transportation. But it isn't always practical.