iOS app Android app

Saving Money

Solving the Rubik's Cube of Retirement Saving

Richard Barrington | Posted 01.13.2015 | Money
Richard Barrington

Looking at the process of retirement savings as a Rubik's Cube with six sides will help you account for all the different pieces that need to fall into place. That doesn't make it easy, but it beats focusing on just one or two sides of the puzzle and then finding that everything else is a mess.

Important Overlooked Used Car Buying Tips

Sam Dillinger | Posted 01.13.2015 | Business
Sam Dillinger

I have been asked on a pretty regular basis over the years, "What should I look for when I go shopping for a used car?" Well there's not a right or wrong answer to that, but there are several things you can do to be much more certain you're not being taken advantage of.

Saving More Money Means Creating More Time, Not Cash

MyBankTracker | Posted 01.13.2015 | Money

How to save money has become an endangered activity in the United States. In September, the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis reported that Americans' personal savings rate was 5.6 percent of disposable income, about half of what it was between 1960 and 1980.

Where To Go To Get A Deal Next Year

trivago | Posted 01.12.2015 | Travel

Whether you're planning a much-needed vacation or a spontaneous weekend away, these 50 bargain hotspots complied by hotel search are not to be missed in the coming year.

Even Rich Girls Worry About Being Bag Ladies

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 01.10.2015 | Women
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Charles Schwab found that 87 percent of American workers would hire someone to change their car's oil, but only 24 percent of people would get help to figure out their 401(k) plans. Avoid the bag-lady scenario: Put taking care of your personal and financial health on par with your car's.

Credit Card Debt: 12 Common Debt Habits That Lead to Financial Ruin

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 01.10.2015 | Money
Amandah Blackwell

The reasons for credit card debt vary from person-to-person. But there are some common debt habits that can lead to credit card debt and cause it to grow instead of shrink. Likewise, there are ways you can break free from the clutches of credit card debt.

Investing in Your Future -- It's About Time

Kathleen Murphy | Posted 01.05.2015 | Women
Kathleen Murphy

Growing up, my mom and dad had a very traditional approach to family financial matters. My mom took care of the household bills and my dad handled the investment decisions. It worked quite well for them... until my dad suddenly passed away of a heart attack at the young age of 57.

8 Reasons My College Town Is Better Than Your City College

College Magazine | Posted 01.04.2015 | College
College Magazine

The rolling green hills scattered with students on blankets, strumming guitars and singing "Kumbayah." The lines of campus-wide tailgates, fraternity mansion parties and college town traditions. These college career staples you could never find on a city campus.

The Gratitude Game: 21 Days to a Healthier, Wealthier, More Beautiful You

Natalie Pace | Posted 01.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Natalie Pace

There's so much in our lives that allow us to exist that we walk right by without noticing -- even our breath. Today, more than you have in a while, feel that interconnectedness with the air, the soil, the sky. Be very, very aware of and in awe of the divine nature of this creation.

Ben Walsh

Sorry, But Saving Money Won't Make You Rich | Ben Walsh | Posted 11.03.2014 | Business

If you think you can save your way to wealth, you’re wrong. Spending less than you make is not the path to riches. Instead, wealth comes and goes as asset prices – real estate, stocks, and bonds – rise and fall.

How to Fund Your Travel Lifestyle

Cliff Hsia | Posted 01.02.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

If the lack of money is stopping you from achieving your travel dreams, with a little flexibility, creativity, and resourcefulness, you'll be able to live your travel dreams on any budget.

7 Things You Absolutely, Positively Need To Know About Your Partner's Finances

Posted 06.09.2015 | Weddings

You know about their big-haired homecoming photo, the tattoo they “accidentally” got in Cancun, and the collection of figurines they claim is an i...

Turn Money Tricks Into Treats

Soul Dancer | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Soul Dancer

This holiday season, watch out for money tricks! Halloween isn't the only time of the year where we're tricked into spending money on things we know ...

What Are Some Lifestyle Changes That Save Money?

Quora | Posted 12.30.2014 | Money

Read up on behavioral economics and think about the ways that your own spending decisions are biased. A dollar is a dollar, not a percentage of what you're buying.

These Effortless Shortcuts Could Equal Big Savings

SALT | Posted 12.29.2014 | Money

When it comes to spending, there's never any reason to pay more than you have to; however, sometimes the secret isn't finding a sale, but getting money back.

Being Financially Prepared Can Save You Money and Stress

Nandita Bakhshi | Posted 12.29.2014 | Money
Nandita Bakhshi

Buying your first home, starting a family or purchasing a car are major events that require a lot of financial planning. Unfortunately for millennials, a recent TD Bank survey found that two-thirds of older millennials (ages 24-34) wish they had been more financially prepared for these life events.

25 Simple Ways to Save Money as a Dog Owner

Anna Jane Grossman | Posted 12.29.2014 | Green
Anna Jane Grossman

I work as a dog trainer and am surrounded by a lot of nerdy dog types, all of whom don't skimp when it comes to their doggie pals. But that doesn't mean we spend a bundle.

10 Things to Do to Prepare For Retirement

Quora | Posted 12.28.2014 | Fifty

The way you've handled your investments over the past 30 years is not how you should handle them for the next 30.

3 Quick and Easy Fixes for Drafty Windows

This Old House | Posted 12.28.2014 | HuffPost Home
This Old House

Keeping your home warm doesn't come at a high price, thanks to these easy-to-do fixes.

Four Proven, Easy Ways to Secure Your Retirement

Scott Burns | Posted 12.26.2014 | Money
Scott Burns

Saving more is critical to your wealth. Use these four proven strategies to raise your investment rate and secure your retirement.

8 Unconventional Tips for Saving Money in College

Credit Karma | Posted 12.24.2014 | Money
Credit Karma

By understanding what you're spending your money on, you can begin to cut out unnecessary expenses and think of ways to save money on the purchases you really need.

Save Money on Renting an Apartment in the Big Cities

Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson | Posted 12.27.2014 | Money
Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson

A smart way to increase your own chances of finding these up-an-coming neighborhoods is to leverage apartment-finding services, and then stay firm on your budget.

Suze Orman With Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

This week, I was joined by personal finance expert Suze Orman who is a veteran on Mondays With Marlo! Suze is so knowledgeable -- we spoke about every...

Do I Need To Start A College Fund For My Baby? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

How early should you start saving for your child's college fund? Personal finance expert Suze Orman says that before you start saving for your kids e...

Three Things To Do After Declaring Bankruptcy, From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

If you've declared bankruptcy, personal finance expert Suze Orman says that the number one thing you should be doing is to make sure you're living be...