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Not Enough Money? Are You Challenging These Expenses?

Pauline Paquin | Posted 02.05.2016 | Business
Pauline Paquin

Many times when you think you are spending too much money, you start looking into what you spend going out, on holidays... but what if money is still tight? One sneaky area people don't always think about is monthly or regular expenses

Saving More Money: Every Little Counts

Pauline Paquin | Posted 02.04.2016 | Business
Pauline Paquin

Set a goal. A small, reasonable, achievable goal. You want to save a down-payment for a house, a car, start an emergency fund or set money aside for a holiday? Quantify your goal and set a reasonable time line.

How to Save Thousands by Learning to DIY

Pauline Paquin | Posted 02.03.2016 | Business
Pauline Paquin

There are many areas in your life where, when trying to save money, you can save a lot by doing things yourself. I am not very handy myself, but I hav...

10 Free Apps That Will Save You Big Money

Thrillist | Posted 02.02.2016 | HuffPost Home

By: Joe McGauley @jwmcgauley Credit: Flickr/Steven Depolo Sure, you may stumble across the occasional dollar on the street, or rob a bank, or win t...

How a Balance Transfer Affects Your Credit Score

NerdWallet | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business

Consumers seeking relief from high-interest credit card debt sometimes turn to balance-transfer offers to capitalize on an introductory 0 percent deal. Refinancing can be a smart cost-saving move, but it probably won't go very far in helping your credit score.

Setting S.M.A.R.T. Financial Goals for the Year

SALT | Posted 01.27.2016 | College

When you're taking control of your finances, one of the most helpful things to do is to create a goal -- so long as it's achievable. Otherwise, you might find yourself unsure of what steps to take or end up stuck in the middle of the process, treading water.

8 Ways to Quickly Build Up Your Savings Account in 2016

Lauren Bowling | Posted 01.27.2016 | Women
Lauren Bowling

You ever get to feeling that you've got your finances totally figured out? Bills paid, shopping done, and money in the bank? That is, until you look at your savings account.

3 Steps to Saving on Your 2016 Car Insurance Costs

Robert Harrow | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
Robert Harrow

Car insurance is an inevitable - and often costly - part of almost all American motorists' budgets. However, it exists to protect motorists from unexp...

20 Tricks to Retiring Rich

GOBankingRates | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist When you envision your retirement, what do you see yourself doing: Traveling to faraway places? Indulging in hobbi...

Ask Brianna: What Financial Goals Should I Set in 2016?

Brianna McGurran | Posted 01.26.2016 | Business
Brianna McGurran

Not you. Getting financially fit -- whether that means saving more, paying off debt or both -- is one of the most common New Year's resolutions. It's also one of the most commonly discarded. But this year, you're going to make it happen.

10 Best and Worst Deals at Macy's

GOBankingRates | Posted 01.25.2016 | Business

By Terence Loose, Contributor With hundreds of Macy's stores across the nation, there's a good chance there's one in a shopping mall near you. Ther...

5 Simple Ways to a Better Budget | Posted 01.26.2016 | Black Voices

While it would be nice for you to simply know down to the penny where all of your money is going with no effort, you absolutely will not be able to without taking time to look at and keep track of your finances.

Avoiding Enantiodromia and a Serious Loss of Money

Mark W. Guay | Posted 01.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mark W. Guay

Around the new year, instead of asking, "What do you do?" I'm asked about my resolutions and the conversation centers on the meaningful changes we all...

Secrets Car Rental Companies Don't Want You To Know

Thrillist | Posted 01.20.2016 | Travel

By: Nicole Rupersburg @ruperstarski Credit: Shutterstock (edited) Anyone who's ever rented a car has likely experienced "car rental apoplexy"...

Live Like the Powerball Winners Without a Winning Ticket

Dan Mason | Posted 01.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dan Mason

The bottom line is that you don't have to become a billionaire to live abundantly. All that is required is to consciously choose each day to see the abundance that already surrounds you and to act with intention to create the life of your dreams.

The 9 Commandments Of Batch Cooking

Posted 01.18.2016 | Taste

Mark Bittman once wrote in The New York Times about an “appliance that could help you save money, reduce food waste and get meals on the table faste...

When Should You Pay a Balance Transfer Fee?

NerdWallet | Posted 01.14.2016 | Business

When you're whittling away at credit card debt, a high interest rate can make it seem like the balance barely budges from month to month. Balance transfer credit cards offer a solution, but not all of these cards are the same.

Saving Money To Travel Should Be A Priority, Not An Afterthought

Ashley Swymeler Morris | Posted 01.14.2016 | Travel
Ashley Swymeler Morris

Don't worry, this isn't another article about skipping your daily latte or never eating out again. I would never. But I do think establishing priorities is important. You have to decide where your dollars go.

5 Time-Tested Ways Those Over 40 Can Save Money Starting Now

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.12.2016 | Fifty

While surfing between the couch cushions isn't likely to yield enough to alter the quality of your life, we feel with equal certainty that "win...

How to Save Money on Big Expenses in 2016

Robert Harrow | Posted 01.11.2016 | Business
Robert Harrow

In order to help those still hanging in there with one of the most common resolutions -- spending less, and saving more -- we take a look at some of the things burning the biggest holes in American pockets and how to deal with them.

Most Americans Are $1,000 Away From Financial Ruin: Report

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business

If your semimonthly paycheck is the only thing keeping your head above water, you're not alone. A new survey published by personal financing site Ban...

How a Missing Wallet Inspired a Spending Diet

John F. Sweeney | Posted 01.06.2016 | Fifty
John F. Sweeney

My wallet slipped out of my jacket pocket as I snoozed on a recent early morning flight from New York to Washington, DC. I only realized it was missing when I tried to pay the cab driver who picked me up after I landed in Washington.

Question the Truth for Financial Success in 2016

Eric Roberge | Posted 01.04.2016 | Money
Eric Roberge

Think about where you learned how to manage your money. Were these skills taught by a true expert in the field, or were they handed down by someone who learned through trial and error? Then ask yourself, do your habits actually work for your life, or just for the present moment?

The #1 Trait to Have for Better Finances

Lauren Bowling | Posted 01.04.2016 | Women
Lauren Bowling

Year's end is a big time for interviews (at least it always is for me), and there are always the "standard questions" I know how to answer off the top of my head. Sometimes it's the usual fare about money, my favorite money tips, why I wanted to start a finance blog, etc. But there's one particular question that's come up frequently in handful of interviews over the last few months that I found really interesting.

Your Relationship with Money: 11 Ways To Make It Healthy

Michelle Rose Gilman | Posted 12.29.2015 | Business
Michelle Rose Gilman

So many people don't even realize that they have any relationship with money. In fact, for most folks the word money and the word relationship aren't even in the same galaxy. People instantly think that the word relationship has everything to do with people, family, friends, and they are right to a degree. But we have relationships with everything.