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Starting a Business? Help Save Your Cash and Try Bartering

Women & Co | Posted 01.30.2013 | Small Business
Women & Co

Exchanges are useful if you can't find a one-on-one local partner, but the Better Business Bureau recommends you read the fine print before you join a barter network.

How To Sell Your Dress BEFORE The Wedding | Posted 11.30.2012 | Weddings

When Kathleen Baldwin’s fiancé dropped her off at Vera Wang, he told her not to spend more than $5,000 on her wedding dress. But the gown she fell ...

Coupons, Then and Now: Secrets of Extreme Couponing

Susan Samtur | Posted 01.30.2013 | Money
Susan Samtur

Over the course of my life, I have saved over $100,000. Just a few years ago, people were embarrassed to use coupons because of the stigmas associated with them. But now, coupons are the new cool.

Great Black Friday Tips (Or Is it Brown Thursday?)

Ebong Eka | Posted 01.21.2013 | Money
Ebong Eka

The sense of retail urgency appears to have subsided as a result of the current state of the economy and better educated shoppers. But if you are much braver than I am, use these tips to use for Black Friday Weekend.

Gifts Penny Pinchers Can Buy

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 11.23.2012 | Money

It's always tough to find a great gift for the ultimate cheapskate. Thankfully, us penny pinchers at HuffPost Money have come up with a list of gi...

6 Holiday Gifts That Make Financial Sense

Richard Barrington | Posted 01.20.2013 | Money
Richard Barrington

While perhaps the most convenient, gift cards are far from the most personal way to give value. Here are six gifts that can provide more meaningful forms of enrichment to the recipient -- and in some cases the giver too. Unofficial Savings Calendar

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 01.20.2013 | Money
Jeanette Pavini

Everyone knows November and December are the busiest retail months, but consumers are often left wondering how to shop for the best deals throughout the holiday season. Look no further than this calendar of savings to help stretch your dollar further this holiday season!

How Are You Celebrating On A Budget This Year?

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics

Times are tough for a lot of people this year, and Thanksgiving is once again upon us. In the spirit of sharing, will you tell us how you're celebr...

Making Every Penny Count -- Twice

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 01.12.2013 | Money
Jeanette Pavini

Ever wish you could make every penny count twice -- especially around the holidays? Here are ways consumers can do what they already do, but also make those actions count for more in charitable and community contributions.

Handle Your Money in a Way That Will Let You Achieve Your Dreams

Don McNay | Posted 01.09.2013 | Money
Don McNay

Before you start working towards your dreams, you need to ask a hard question: Are you a saver or a spender? If you are spender, you need to keep focused on saving enough to truly achieve the dreams and things you desire.

How College Students Save & Spend Money (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 11.08.2012 | College

Do you spend more than a thousand bucks just getting to class every year? Have you spent $765 over the last year eating off campus? You may be surp...

The German Financial Inclusion Story

Tilman Ehrbeck | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Tilman Ehrbeck

Globally, half of working-age adults do not have access to formal financial services. This does not mean they don't use financial services.

9 Signs You May Be Kidding Yourself About Money

Richard Barrington | Posted 01.01.2013 | Money
Richard Barrington

Are you kidding yourself about money? If not, chances are you know someone who is. U.S. personal savings rates remain in the low single digits, and overall consumer debt is at an all-time high.


Reuters | Posted 12.29.2012 | Money

* Consumer spending rises 0.8 pct in September * Inflation-adjusted spending up 0.4 percent * Income gains 0.4 percent, ...

3 Things You’ll Regret Spending Money On (And 5 You Won't)

Posted 03.05.2015 | OWN

By Amy Shearn Sometimes, efforts to save money just net you a cheap, terrible version of something you'll have to replace before you can say, "That...

Extreme Cheapskates: Shocking, but Hardly More So Than the American Norm

Jeff Yeager | Posted 12.26.2012 | Money
Jeff Yeager

People often ask me what's the biggest thing my wife and I have sacrificed because of our decision to lead what I call "the cheapskate lifestyle"; what's the biggest thing we don't spend money on compared to most people?

The Day Of The Week You're Guaranteed To Spend More Money

Posted 03.17.2015 | OWN

By Taniesha Robinson We've got some surprising ways to save a little cash this month. Avoid Opening Your Wallet On… Saturday. Turns out, Amer...

Spooktacular Halloween Treats

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 12.25.2012 | Taste
Jeanette Pavini

Throwing a monster bash this Halloween? Here are five quick and easy Halloween treats to get you and your guests into the spirit of things.

Brigitte Madrian: On Saving and Investing

92nd Street Y | Posted 12.24.2012 | Business
92nd Street Y

With so much focus on the economy and jobs, we recently spoke with Harvard Kennedy School's Brigitte Madrian about what Americans can do to better save and invest.

Americans Preparing For The Worst On Election Day

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.24.2012 | Money

Americans are hoping for the best, but very much preparing for the worst come election day. Fearful of how the outcome of the presidential electio...

The 13 Best Do-It-All Beauty Products

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Amber Kallor Why shouldn't your products work as hard as you do? These do it all so you can save time, space and money. ...

How to Know When to Lease, Buy New, or Buy a Used Car

Women & Co | Posted 12.22.2012 | Money
Women & Co

Are you in the market for a new vehicle? While you may be dreading the prospect of negotiating with a salesperson, you have important choices to make: To lease, to buy, or to buy new or used?

22 Ways To Get A Great Deal On Anything

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Our guide to discounts, sales and deals on everything from bank fees to treadmills. ...

The Importance of Financial Education

Javier Storch | Posted 12.15.2012 | Teen
Javier Storch

A few years later, my father's friend declared bankruptcy. After years of lavish spending, he and his family were forced to compromise their hopes and dreams in order to keep what little they had left. They sold their cars to pay for their groceries.

It's Time to Make Retirement Security a Reality

Dory Rand | Posted 12.12.2012 | Chicago
Dory Rand

Private-sector workers in Illinois need to save more for retirement, and the state needs to make it as easy as possible for them to do so.