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Immigrant Savings and Charity: Are They Better Than We Are?

Bob Hildreth | Posted 11.30.2013 | Impact
Bob Hildreth

Native-born Americans seldom save. Our savings rate (percent of income saved) is near an all-time low of 4.4 percent. In contrast, immigrants' remittances indicate that their savings rate is close to 11.6 percent. While low incomes and low savings have gone together in the past, these factors diverge for immigrants.

10 Things You Should Know to Protect Your Home and Wallet From Disaster

Laura McHolm | Posted 11.27.2013 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

We all watch the news and know that anything can happen at any time that will change our lives. Sometimes it's an unexpected incident during a predicted or planned event and other times it is all sudden and unexpected like a natural disaster.

6 Ways You're Wasting Money At The Grocery Store

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani Find out which are the worst (and best) days for deals, where you'll find the priciest (and cheapest) items shelved and who you s...

Your Grocery Store Is Using Music To Trick You Into Spending More Money!

Posted 09.26.2013 | Parents

It sounds too good to be true, but bringing your own music to the store could help you lower your grocery budget. And when your grocery list grows...

3 Money Mistakes You're Making Right Now

Ramit Sethi | Posted 11.19.2013 | Business
Ramit Sethi

Remember, most of us don't need to delegate our finances to a financial advisor. With just a few hours of work, we can save hundreds of thousands of dollars over our lifetimes.

The Off Season: An Infographic

Home Away | Posted 11.13.2013 | Travel
Home Away

Need to get away? Need to save money while doing it? Traveling off season is the perfect solution. The question isn't just where to go... but when. Check out these destination ideas and tips for timing your vacation just right.

Your Guide to Supermarket Lingo

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 11.12.2013 | HuffPost Home
Jeanette Pavini

Here's a guide to some common grocery store terminology. Know these definitions, and you may even save a few dollars on your next trip through the aisles.

How Your Native Language Shapes Your Health and Spending Habits

Annabelle Buggle | Posted 11.12.2013 | Weird News
Annabelle Buggle

Yet just as we must learn a language, it seems the language itself may train us: to focus on one area of life and disregard another, to acquire and practice a new skill while putting others on the back burner, to prioritize the present or prepare for our future.

A Cheaper Way to Go Through Infertility Treatment

Jaclyn Vargo | Posted 11.12.2013 | Women
Jaclyn Vargo

Trying to conceive can be a journey fraught with angst and anxiety. Be ready to use all of your strength and wit. Read your bills, ask questions and stay informed.

How To Make Your Own Yoga Props

Posted 09.12.2013 | Healthy Living

By Laura McMullen for U.S News It's easy to assume yoga is expensive. Classes may set you back 20 bucks each; $90 stretch pants may tempt you; and ...

Water-energy-air Nexus

Garry Brown | Posted 11.11.2013 | Green
Garry Brown

Orange County Coastkeeper's focus is water. We educate, advocate, and research in areas surrounding water quality, water supply, and water conservatio...

5 Money-Saving Myths You Can Ignore

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani Turns out that revisiting a few established ideas can do wonders for your well-being -- and your wallet. Keep in touch! Che...

Save Money While Headed Off to College

Steve Rhode | Posted 10.30.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Heading off to college for the first time or just another semester is a prime time to either unload your wallet or engage in some deep debt acquisitio...

Frugality? It's All in Your Mind

Katy Wolk-Stanley | Posted 10.20.2013 | Business
Katy Wolk-Stanley

Frugality is mostly about your attitude. Being satisfied with less expensive options, enjoying free and almost free entertainment and keeping as far away from the Joneses as humanly possible.

The Changing Face of the Marketplace

Gina Harman | Posted 10.16.2013 | Business
Gina Harman

A few things are clear: the marketplace is changing, the ranks of the underbanked are likely to grow, and alternatives to traditional banking relationships and products are playing a very significant role.

How to Save Money to Travel the World

Katie Aune | Posted 10.15.2013 | Travel
Katie Aune

At first glance, it may seem close to impossible to save enough money to travel for an extended period of time, but it can be easier than you think if you are willing to make some short-term sacrifices with an eye toward your long-term goal.

Are You a Financial Procrastinator? 6 Mental Hurdles to Overcome

MyBankTracker | Posted 10.12.2013 | Business

We're all guilty of it. Waiting until the last minute to complete a task the day before it's due or paying off your light bill two weeks after the due date.

How to do Broadway on a Budget

Budget Travel | Posted 10.03.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

Whether you're a student, senior or just an admirer of all things theater, here are some websites you need to know about.

You Can Find Free WiFi (Almost) Anywhere

GalTime | Posted 10.02.2013 | Technology

Whether on a trip or just out and about in town you can find free WiFi just about anywhere, especially if you check out these tips and tricks.

8 Ways to Save Big on Summer Travel

Budget Travel | Posted 07.28.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

Here are our favorite insider secrets and online tools to get you where you want to be.

Your Child Isn't Prince George? Save for These 4 Things

Richard Barrington | Posted 09.25.2013 | Business
Richard Barrington

For typical families the joy of a new child is accompanied by a series of new financial responsibilities. These responsibilities can be extremely burdensome if you don't save up in advance -- if possible, starting from the time you first decide to have children.

LGBT Retirement Money

Steve Schullo and Dan Robertson | Posted 09.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Steve Schullo and Dan Robertson

Five ways to find the money to help fund those later years: controlling housing and transportation costs, social security, company retirement plans, and self-directed savings. A fiduciary advisor, fee-only (paid by the hour), can be an excellent source for help.

Did You Know Overdraft Fees Are on the Rise?

MyBankTracker | Posted 09.24.2013 | Business

Banks continue to raise the fee that is charged when customers spend more than they have in their accounts. Since the end of 2012, the average fee for a $50 overdraft has increased from $33.70 to $34.90 at the 10 largest U.S. banks.

9 Summertime Savings Strategies

Women & Co | Posted 09.22.2013 | Business
Women & Co

Between blasting the AC on unbearably hot days to increasingly frequent trips to the ice cream shop, it's all too easy to break the bank before you even begin to consider an end-of-summer beach retreat.

How To Save For Retirement On A Small Salary

U.S. News and World Report | Emily Brandon | Posted 07.20.2013 | Fifty

Don’t let a low income prevent you from building a retirement nest egg It's extremely difficult to save for retirement when your paychecks are ba...