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Why Your Debt Was Created as a Child and How to Grow Up

Marilyn O'Malley | Posted 04.23.2015 | Money
Marilyn O'Malley

Did you know that one in eight Americans don't think they'll ever pay off what they owe? Money is one of the greatest pressures in life, and we are back to going into debt after slowing down during the economic crisis.

Millennials: Find Your Path to Retirement

Jacob Gold | Posted 04.22.2015 | Money
Jacob Gold

If you're under the age of 35, odds are you haven't spent much time planning for your retirement years. This is certainly understandable considering the financial hurdles millennials face today.

How Having a Bigger Purpose Can Help You Become Debt-Free

Tajci Cameron | Posted 04.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tajci Cameron

In our lives, we almost always have to deal with money. Lack of it, plans for it, worries about how best to use it, negotiations for more of it. It's ...

How to Use Plastic as an Emergency Funding Tool

Kari Luckett | Posted 04.17.2015 | Money
Kari Luckett

As a last resort credit cards can work as a substitute for savings, but only if you use them carefully and vigilantly.

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.

Money Lessons I Wished I Knew In My Early 20s

Kevin Yu | Posted 04.14.2015 | Money
Kevin Yu

I've had my fair share of mistakes when it comes to personal finance. Last week I wrote a post about how online poker changed how I view money. I was spending money like there was no tomorrow, splurging on unnecessary items, and didn't save a single penny of winnings.

13 Things to Consider If You Love a Person with Scary Money Problems

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business
Amandah Blackwell

Many people are struggling financially. What happens if you find yourself falling in love or in love with someone with money problems? Do you ignore your feelings and forget about the person? Or do you accept that some people have or had some money issues for one reason or another?

How American Businesses are Saving Money

Larry Alton | Posted 04.10.2015 | Business
Larry Alton

While producing more sales and bringing additional clients on board are two sure-fire ways to increase profits, there may be an easier option: cutting costs and overhead expenses. In light of the recent recession, American businesses are taking the idea of saving money seriously.

TurboTax Answers 5 Most Commonly Asked Tax Questions

Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA | Posted 04.10.2015 | Money
Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA

What are the most common tax questions from taxpayers? Here is a look at this season's top five most frequently asked tax questions and answers.

Time Is Money

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Photo: I. Rimanoczy We have all heard it -- and said it ourselves, or thought of it at different moments in our life. Time is money. While it sou...

The Ultimate GoGirl Reading List: 10 Career And Personal Finance Books We Love

GoGirl Finance | Posted 04.07.2015 | Money
GoGirl Finance

Cheesy covers and cheesier titles all promise to solve everyone's problems and turn you into a millionaire -- so how are you supposed to know which one is actually right for you and your goals? Are they all going to put you to sleep by page one?

Neither a Lender Nor a Borrower Be!

Yvonne Kariba | Posted 04.06.2015 | Money
Yvonne Kariba

If you haven't heard this saying; you probably live under a rock or haven't experienced the disappointments that come with leading anyone money. This saying was originally coined by Shakespeare, the great Poet and Playwright.

Spring Clean Your Money House

Natalie Pace | Posted 04.06.2015 | Money
Natalie Pace

As part of the spring cleaning of your money house, let your mantra be, "I'm going to stop making everybody else rich, and start living a rich and sustainable life here and now!" Below are 10 ways to put more dough in your wallet.

4 College Savings Mistakes Even Savvy Parents Make

LearnVest | Posted 04.02.2015 | Money
LearnVest

Arlene George assumed that her child's college education would come with a hefty price tag, so she started saving when her daughter, Aimee, was three months old.

3 Easy Ways Millennials Can Fix Their Finances

Tiffany Aliche | Posted 04.01.2015 | Black Voices
Tiffany Aliche

One of the things I most enjoy about working with Millennials is that they have the same outlook on life that I do: the future is a limitless possibility and if we put ourselves in position to succeed, the sky is the limit! This is especially true when it comes to finances.

4 Types of Savings Addicts: Which One Are You?

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.07.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

Saving money is one of the hardest things to do on a consistent basis. An estimated 28 percent of Americans don't have any money set aside for emergencies at all, and just under half of the American population claims to have less than three months' worth of household expenses saved.

'Give Me a Break!' 11 Most Overlooked Tax Deductions And Credits

LearnVest | Posted 03.27.2015 | Money
LearnVest

To help alleviate the sting of paying Uncle Sam, we asked CPAs to share some of the most commonly overlooked tax deductions and credits for everyone from newlyweds to new homeowners.

First Time Tax Filers: 8 Quick & Easy Tips You Should Know

Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA | Posted 03.27.2015 | Money
Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA

Filing your taxes for the first time may seem like it's daunting at first. But like most things, the anticipation is worse than reality.

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.

Money Management Gap Between Parents and Teens Shows Need for Education

Jack E. Kosakowski | Posted 03.26.2015 | Parents
Jack E. Kosakowski

Many young people want to learn about managing money from their parents. A significant majority of teens we surveyed (84 percent) say they look to their parents for information about how to manage money.

15 Simple Savings Tips For Families

Jeff Rose | Posted 03.26.2015 | Money
Jeff Rose

Before my wife and I had our first son, I was terrified. We were decent at managing our finances, but I suddenly felt that I had holes in all my pockets. I'm sure other families feel this pinch and constantly look for ways to cut costs.

3 Ways To Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster

NextAdvisor.com | Posted 03.24.2015 | Money
NextAdvisor.com

There are a lot of benefits to paying off your mortgage faster. For one, you'll save money on interest charges, which can be tens of thousands of dollars over the course of a loan. Here are tactics you can use to pay off your mortgage faster.

The Sneaky New Way Airlines Are Raising Fares

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.23.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Fare bundling is the increasingly common airline practice of offering different levels of economy fares that provide different combinations of features at different prices. And like so many changes to the airline industry, bundling will help airlines more than consumers.

7 Secrets To Ultra-Cheap Europe Flights

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.23.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

As the euro falls against the dollar and the weather warms, now is the time to book a trip across the pond. But a favorable exchange rate won't help you get there for less.

Will Europe's Solar Eclipse Fritz Out Germany's Power Grid?

Natalie Pace | Posted 03.19.2015 | Green
Natalie Pace

While Europeans are preparing to solar gaze during the March 20, 2015 eclipse, the power pundits are heating up the debate on whether the solar eclipse will fritz out Germany's power grid.