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

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.01.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Lisa Poisso, Contributor If the eye-rolling and heavy sighs of impatient customers waiting for the cashier to process your stack of coupons leav...

5 Best and Worst Things to Buy Generic

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

With so many generic options out there these days, it's often tempting to just buy the cheaper products and save your money for something else. But "cheaper" doesn't always mean better.

23 Savings Hacks for Target

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.26.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

It's no wonder so many people shop Target for everything from food to furniture. If you're one of them, you probably love the feeling of getting good deals on everyday items. But you might be missing out on some major savings.

23 Reasons Why You Will Always Feel Poor

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.24.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

Many Americans are clearly not experts at managing their own finances and end up broke month after month. The cycle of overspending leaves them poor, even if their income means they are considered well above the poverty line.

Estate Planning And The Single Girl

Ann Margaret Carrozza | Posted 06.22.2015 | Women
Ann Margaret Carrozza

Women need to plan for their long-term care and estate planning needs as if they will, one day, be single.

15 Ways To Retire Early

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

Retiring early -- or leaving the work force for the golf course, if you like -- might sound like an unattainable goal. That's especially true if you look at the challenge from a pure cash paradigm. But there are many ways to make it, so long as you take numerous approaches into account.

How I Managed to Save Money While Earning Minimum Wage

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

For those trying to save on a low income, the savings tips they can actually apply are few and far between. It can be difficult to find examples of low-income saving success and get ideas on how to start saving in a meaningful way when your paychecks are puny to begin with.

5 Financial Lessons From a Financial Advisor's Dad

David A. Dedman | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business
David A. Dedman

I am grateful that he taught me a few financial lessons in the 21 years I lived with him. I didn't know it at the time, but a lot of what my Dad said, did stick with me into adulthood and my financial practice.

The Be-All, End-All Saving Solution: Stop Locking Your Cards Drawers! Instead, Do This...

Eli Dagostino | Posted 06.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Eli Dagostino

Slowly but surely shopping cart tabs disappear, I find myself spending more time producing and sharing and less time consuming. I will have what I'm saving for (and more) sooner than ever!

37 Ways Dads Can Make and Save More Money

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

Dads have a lot of demands on their resources, and it can feel like their money is stretched the thinnest. That's where some been-there, done-that advice from experts can help dads figure out how to prioritize their finances so that their money is going to what matters most.

Money Equals Choices

David A. Dedman | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business
David A. Dedman

It's a very simple concept. Money equals choices. Choices about every aspect of your life, from where you work to your physical and mental health. Spend wisely and save as often as you can. It will be worth it.

How We Afford to Travel

Cliff Hsia | Posted 06.13.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Life is a product of our choices. One of the most important choices we make in life -- on a daily basis -- is what we spend our money on. I choose to spend a disproportionate amount of my money on travel for myself and my family.

How Credit Card Interest Is Calculated, and How to Pay Less

CompareCards | Posted 06.10.2015 | Money
CompareCards

Credit card interest is a real problem for many cardholders. It is so expensive that credit card users need to take a few minutes to understand how it works. And once they do, they can take steps to pay as little as possible.

A Fast-Forwarding Strategy for 2015 College Graduates

Bob Lotich | Posted 06.08.2015 | College
Bob Lotich

As the college graduating class of 2015 make their way into the world, many may find themselves facing strong economic and financial headwinds. Landing your first career position will be a job unto itself. But you'll also find yourself setting the stage for a lifetime of financial management.

6 Ways Your Divorce Lawyer Is Screwing You

Elura Nanos | Posted 06.08.2015 | Divorce
Elura Nanos

In my past life, I was a divorce lawyer at a fancy law firm.

Be Focused on Fees!

Bob Stammers | Posted 06.04.2015 | Business
Bob Stammers

Over the past few years, many investors have been quite happy with the returns received on their investments - especially those who decided to stay the course and not sell off their equities. However, we all know that past performance is not a guide to future performance.

3 Steps To Take Before Buying a Used Car

Clark Howard | Posted 06.04.2015 | Business
Clark Howard

When you're buying a used vehicle, you're taking a chance buying somebody's problems. But having said that, cars are made so much better today than they were a generation ago. Here are three things to do before you purchase a used vehicle.

Inexpensive Wine Accessories That Will Make Any Bottle Better

GoGirl Finance | Posted 06.05.2015 | HuffPost Home
GoGirl Finance

Wine and summer go hand in hand -- there's nothing better than a cool glass of rosé or white on a hot day. With all those summer parties you're planning, it's important to be prepared.

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.

4 Easy Steps to Become a Better Negotiator

Quora | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Quora

I've spent the majority of my career negotiating and training people to negotiate. Along the way I've made plenty of mistakes and learned that negotiation can often be improved by actually doing the opposite of what I'd originally think to do.

Need to Adjust Your Financial Attitude? Start Here--Now!

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 05.28.2015 | Business
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

First, realize that you're not fighting a losing battle. The very fact that you see the problem and want to do something about it means you're already starting on the solution. And you're correct that it is a matter of attitude.

Save Money on Affordable Kid's Clothing

Nancy Laws | Posted 05.26.2015 | Parents
Nancy Laws

With four kids (three girls, and one boy) finding great ways to save money on clothing is important, especially as we prepare for a change of season. Although this indecisive Ohio weather tends to give me a bit of wiggle room, eventually I have to take the plunge.

Five Reasons Why Saving for Retirement Should Get Priority Over Paying Off Your Mortgage

Bob Lotich | Posted 05.29.2015 | Money
Bob Lotich

There's an almost perpetual debate as to which should get priority, saving for retirement or paying off your mortgage early. In a perfect world, the best solution would be to do both at the same time.

How To Take Control Of Your Money (And Stop Feeling Clueless)

Leisa Peterson | Posted 05.29.2015 | Money
Leisa Peterson

Unless your parents were very focused on teaching you the mechanics of money mastery -- and you chose to listen to them -- chances are there's a lot you don't understand about your cash flow.

Have Low Mileage? You May Qualify for a Car Insurance Discount

Laura Adams | Posted 05.29.2015 | Money
Laura Adams

A new Princeton Survey Research Associates International study found that just 16 percent of Americans have asked their car insurance provider for common discounts -- meaning millions of dollars of potential savings have been left on the table.