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Travel Like a Pro Without Bankrupting Your Savings

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 09.17.2014 | Travel
Amandah Blackwell

You have the option to spend thousands of dollars on a luxury vacation, and there's nothing wrong with that. Or, you could travel on a budget. Either way, learn how to save for travel and take a vacation each year.

Dental Insurance Questions Debunked By a Dentist

Alina Lukashevsky DDS | Posted 09.15.2014 | 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.

3 Ways You're Wasting Money On Your Workouts

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living

Finding the motivation to work out can be bad enough. But when your exercise routine also takes a dig at your wallet, suddenly the world seems a littl...

3 Ways Millennials Can Successfully Save Money

NextAdvisor.com | Posted 09.11.2014 | Money
NextAdvisor.com

Having enough savings for big purchases can also help you pay less in interest when you get a future mortgage or car loan because you'll have more money to put down upfront.

Please Hold: Your Call Is Very Important to Us

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 09.09.2014 | Business
Rachel Braun Scherl

Are our standards too low from years of being ignored or mistreated by customer service -- both online and off?

I Took a Major Pay Cut and I Survived

Quia Querisma | Posted 09.05.2014 | Money
Quia Querisma

I'm really shocked at how efficient this new life phase has forced me to be -- and how tolerable it actually is.

How Financially Savvy Is Your Teenager?

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 09.03.2014 | Money
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

In an uncertain economic world, these kids are going to have to take care of themselves financially. Are they getting prepared?

What Do YOLO and FOMO Mean for Millennials' Retirement Planning?

Jacob Gold | Posted 08.28.2014 | Money
Jacob Gold

Step back to appreciate that life is a balancing act and retirement savings needs a seat at the team next to YOLO and FOMO.

College Savings 101: Financial Multi-Tasking

Patrick Kennedy | Posted 08.28.2014 | College
Patrick Kennedy

The words "college life" and "savings" are typically not used in the same sentence today. However, for college students preparing to move onto campus this fall, finding ways to save money may very well be as important as their academic major.

3 Spending Habits To Unlearn Now

Posted 09.03.2014 | OWN

Whether you're shopping, going to a wedding or even setting up a budget, watch out for these savings-sabotaging behaviors. By Lynn Andriani Deci...

How Your Fridge Can Save You Thousands of Dollars

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.25.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

You'll find you not only saved yourself some money but lots of time where dinner is concerned.

13 Ways You Know You're a Broke College Student

Pixable | Posted 08.21.2014 | College
Pixable

2. You wipe your mouth with the napkins you hoarded from Chipotle. What, is the huge corporation going to miss a few napkins? You're basically Robin Hood.

Want to Save More Money? Join a Credit Union

Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson | Posted 08.22.2014 | Money
Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson

If you want to have more money to do stuff with, then setting up a savings account at a credit union is one powerful way to do so. Whether you want to save more as an individual or as a family there is no shortage of information touting the benefits.

Why the Rich Live Paycheck to Paycheck

Betterment.com | Posted 08.20.2014 | Money
Betterment.com

Many people do live paycheck-to-paycheck--not because they're flat-out broke, but because they've wisely allocated their income into all the necessary buckets.

Where 'Back-to-School' Means Private School

Jed Kolko | Posted 08.28.2014 | Education
Jed Kolko

One way or another, good schools cost money. Private school tuition can easily exceed monthly housing costs, but home prices in top-rated public school districts are 32% above the local average.

The Working Poor's Diet Plan

K. Ford K. | Posted 08.18.2014 | Politics
K. Ford K.

The working poor deserve to be healthy, strong and happy. Eat as well as you possibly can. Stay as healthy as you can. Above all, live to fight another day towards a better life for you and your children.

Millennials: Before You Spend Another Dollar, STOP and Read These Tips! Don't Go Broke

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 08.15.2014 | Money
Amandah Blackwell

The Road Between Employment and Entrepreneurship: Let's Talk About Money

Erica Noelle Duncan | Posted 08.04.2014 | Small Business
Erica Noelle Duncan

Earlier this year I surveyed individuals who desire to make the transition from employment to entrepreneurship. I discovered that, overwhelmingly, the biggest roadblock that keeps people from taking action is fear about money.

Put Your Money to Work!

Steph Wagner | Posted 08.01.2014 | Women
Steph Wagner

It's tempting to fixate on the dollar amount of your paycheck. But the fact is: What matters far more is what you do with those dollars -- and what you allow those dollars to do for you over time. True financial freedom doesn't happen until you've put your money to work for you.

5 Expensive Mistakes Parents of a Teen Driver Should Avoid

Laura Adams | Posted 07.29.2014 | Parents
Laura Adams

Having a teenage driver is a hair-raising experience that can keep parents awake at night. And, as if that wasn't enough, parents also get hit with an enormous spike in their auto insurance premium after adding junior to their policy.

5 Things Smart 20-Somethings Are Doing to Save for Retirement

Graham Ober | Posted 07.24.2014 | Money
Graham Ober

As the U.S. economy tries to right itself after a rocky six years, it isn't surprising that many young people haven't given much thought to retirement.

5 Rules for Professional Chic On a Budget!

Susie Moore | Posted 07.23.2014 | Style
Susie Moore

There is no reason to ever have credit card debit for clothes. Ever. Living in New York, I was astounded at people who shop with money they don't have for expensive fashion items they don't need. In your blazer, heels, pearls and stilettos, you will look effortlessly chic.

College Textbooks Don't Need to Break the Bank: 10 Tips to Save You Money

Nicole Allen | Posted 07.23.2014 | College
Nicole Allen

Even though textbook prices can be pretty outrageous, there are many ways to reduce how much you spend. Being smart about how you shop could save you hundreds of dollars this year.

Getting Bids: Yes or No?

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 09.18.2014 | Money
William B. Bradshaw

We frequently hear about the need for governments -- local, county, state and federal -- to get competing bids, and too often we learn after the fact that contracts were let without getting bids. But many people ask, "Does getting competing bids really make any difference?"

Some States Are Using An Unusual Tactic To Encourage People To Save More Money

Pew's Stateline | Marsha Mercer | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...