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Super Bowl Party

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 04.01.2014 | HuffPost Home
Jeanette Pavini

All you need is an appetite, good company, and these tips for saving on food, drink, entertainment and décor.

5 Ways This Super Bowl Is Like Retirement Planning

Richard Barrington | Posted 03.31.2014 | Money
Richard Barrington

The build-up to the 2014 Super Bowl has focused as much on the weather as it has on the Seahawks and Broncos. Given how unpredictable winter weather in New Jersey is, it makes a pretty good metaphor for the uncertainties you face in building your retirement nest egg.

5 Budgeting Basics for People Who Hate Budgeting | Posted 03.26.2014 | Money

Don't be scared -- it's totally fine if you failed econ in college and even better if you're completely Excel illiterate. These five tips will get you started.

Designing Financial Security

Kristen Noel | Posted 03.25.2014 | Business
Kristen Noel

Should we be saving for a rainy day, or at a minimum, retirement?...that's what Susie Orman screams at us through the TV. It certainly sounds like a solid plan, but what if we don't make it to our "golden years?"

Money Meltdowns You Need To Have (Only Once)

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

Nobody should ever, ever have to face a huge money disaster, like loss of a job or home. A small fiscal blunder, on the other hand, can teach you some...

7 Strategies to Pay Down Your Debt

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 03.24.2014 | Women
Jeanette Pavini

With holiday spending and New Year's resolutions fresh in our mind, January is a good month to get serious about paying down your debt.

10 Great Money Tips For People Over 50

Next Avenue | Richard Eisenberg | Posted 02.28.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Here's what you need to know about saving, spending and estate planning....

10 Dos and Don'ts for Saving On Your Wedding

Chef Rossi | Posted 03.19.2014 | Weddings
Chef Rossi

As a wedding caterer, I am often called, or shall I say grilled, by couples trying to save money on their special day. I feel sometimes like a used-car salesman with a really great Pad Thai recipe. I wind up advising couples what not to do as much as what to do.

6 Ways to Spend Less Money This Semester

Her Campus | Posted 03.17.2014 | College
Her Campus

"A penny saved is a penny earned!" Does anyone really live by this creed? Unfortunately, it was adoption of this very attitude throughout last semester that rendered your bank account emptier than your 8 a.m. Monday class.

4 Dumb Things I Did That Made Me Poorer

David A. Dedman | Posted 03.16.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

Financially speaking we all have made mistakes. Even me! I made some whoppers. I'm still human, and from time to time react with emotion instead of logic regarding my favorite green paper. I'm going to share four of those whopper mistakes I made early on.

Rating Watch Negative, Credit, Credibility and Debt

Natalie Pace | Posted 03.15.2014 | Business
Natalie Pace

The four-letter word in the economy today is debt. Debt lies at the heart of the Fitch Negative Credit Watch and pretty much every other challenge that is going on in the developed world today.

11 Ridiculously Easy Money-Saving Tricks That You're Probably Not Doing

Posted 01.25.2014 | HuffPost Home

We always hear tip-based stories about clever ways to cut your spending, but many of them come with a lifestyle change to which you might not be ready...

10 Reasons You Should Try Walking for Transportation

Amy Arndt | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Arndt

I've never been a huge fan of exercise. I figured if I did something extreme, like selling my car, I could reduce my carbon footprint while getting healthy and saving money. In 2013, I channeled my inner Forrest Gump and logged over 500 miles. Here are 10 reasons I'm hooked.

5 Ways You'll Be Seduced Into Buying More This Year

Posted 05.19.2014 | OWN

By Jena Pincott You know that skinny mirrors and oversize shopping carts can make you open your wallet. But what about these five other techniques?...

Why You Need to Be Smart About Your Tax Refund (and 8 Ways to Handle Your Refund)

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 03.11.2014 | Money
Amandah Blackwell

Are you excited about filing your taxes? Most people wait until the last minute to file their taxes, but for those who like to get it over and don...

Major Moolah -- 3 Ways to Live a Rich Life Now

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 03.10.2014 | Money
Shannon Kaiser

What if your world was debt free? What would you be able to do with your time, money and energy if you weren't focused on paying back debt?

Is 2014 Your Year to Join "The Compact" and Stop Buying New?

Katy Wolk-Stanley | Posted 03.09.2014 | Money
Katy Wolk-Stanley

Don't let a case of the heebie-jeebies deter you from considering The Compact, as everyone who participates selects their own exceptions. For me, it's socks, underwear, consumables, home maintenance supplies and personal care items.

Things That Will Cost More in 2014

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 03.06.2014 | Money
Jeanette Pavini

It's a new year, and time to begin that 2014 budget and begin those saving resolutions. There are some items that are going to increase this year.

The Best Gift to Yourself: Refinance a Student Loan and Save Thousands

Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson | Posted 03.05.2014 | Money
Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson

Not to be confused with consolidating a loan, when you refinance a loan, new lender effectively pays back your old loan and you get issued a new loan at a potentially lower interest rate, with a lower required monthly payment.

The Year to Take Charge of Your Personal Finances

Jessica Ou | Posted 03.05.2014 | College
Jessica Ou

More than two-thirds of college students who graduate say they are unprepared to deal with the financial decisions of professional life.

10 Tips to Help You Save $2,014 in 2014

SaveUp | Posted 03.04.2014 | Money

You may find it easier to control your budget with cash or a debit card than with a credit card. Credit card interest rates are NOT your friend. Carrying only small amounts of cash will help keep you from making unnecessary impulse purchases.

How To Be Rich in Your 20s

Unwritten | Posted 03.04.2014 | College

If you strategize and prioritize correctly, you really can be rich in your twenties.

7 Tips to Get Your New Year's Money Resolution Started Off Right

Adam Levin | Posted 03.04.2014 | Money
Adam Levin

Many of us spend more time watching TV shows we don't even like than we would need to fix our finances. Just follow these seven easy tips and not only will you be on the road to financial stability, you'll also realize how easy it is to stay on course.

How to Invest in Yourself and Watch Your Life Change in 2014

Carrie Smith | Posted 03.03.2014 | Business
Carrie Smith

Being around people with a poverty mindset will keep you in your current financial state, if not make it worse. Goals like becoming debt free are tough, so you'll need a like-minded group of people to encourage you along the way.

Five Smart Financial Goals for 2014

Jacob Gold | Posted 02.25.2014 | Business
Jacob Gold

Many people shy away from New Year's resolutions, but setting concrete goals for 2014 can be the start of making some truly positive changes in your life.