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Not Doing This While You're Traveling? You're Losing Money

Refinery29 | Posted 07.28.2016 | Travel

Vacations are obviously the best. But they can also be a huge money drain -- even if you do get paid time off, you're likely dropping a ton of cash on your trip. (Somehow, spending $20 on a frozen cocktail just seems reasonable when you're on vacation, even if you'd never ordinarily do that.) And it all adds up. But what if you could offset some of those expenses by actually earning some money while traveling?

Millennials & Fintech: A Different Kind of Trust

Bob Stammers | Posted 07.27.2016 | Business
Bob Stammers

According to CFA Institute's recent survey From Trust to Loyalty: A Global Survey of What Investors Want, millennials (aged 25-34) are more likely tha...

3 Tips To Save Money For A Rainy Day Or Fund Other Goals

John Rampton | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
John Rampton

If you want to stop dipping into your emergency fund for non-emergencies or avoid coming up short month after month with little left over to fund your...

The Government Is Worried About 'Pokemon Go' Destroying Your Data Plan

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.20.2016 | Technology

Democratic leaders are worried that “Pokemon Go” may be taking a big bite out of your monthly data plan. Frank Pallone, Jr (D-N.J.), Jan Schakowsk...

What Millennials Can Learn About Finances From Pokémon Go

Michael Ruderman | Posted 07.20.2016 | Technology
Michael Ruderman

While you were trying to catch that rare Pokémon, did you actually miss the real life target? The last few days have been weird. I've seen 20-somet...

Millennial Money Problems: How I Got Control Over My Finances and Blew Up the Ceiling of My Earning Potential

Caroline Beaton | Posted 07.15.2016 | Business
Caroline Beaton

I'm the last person to talk about money... but not because I'm bad with it. Actually, my credit score is over 800; I've never been in debt; and I'm not a crazy spender. I'm the last person to talk about money because, for most of my life, I refused to even think about money.

Millennials Aren't Buying Diamonds, And Here's Why

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 07.08.2016 | Business
Stephanie R. Caudle

Photo via Millennials are by definition a person reaching young adulthood around the year 2000. It is a term that has often been thrown...

Think Small: A New Strategy For Financial Goal Setting

Lule Demmissie | Posted 07.01.2016 | Education
Lule Demmissie

Small is huge these days. From tiny houses to minimalist wardrobes, micro is having a moment. The trend has crept into many aspects of Americans' live...

8 Ways To Spend Less Money On Clothes

PureWow | Posted 06.28.2016 | Style

Stocking up on new shirts, dresses and pants doesn’t mean you have to shell out the big bucks. Here are eight ways to upgrade your closet…and save...

How To Save Money On Groceries Without Extreme Couponing

Mary LaCombe | Posted 06.25.2016 | HuffPost Home
Mary LaCombe

When I encourage other people to save money on their grocery bills, I frequently hear “I don’t have the time to coupon." While couponing does tak...

Four Clever Ways To Get Free Or Discounted Lasik Eye Surgery

Clair Jones | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Clair Jones

Lasik can be expensive, but it doesn't have to break the bank. For me, it has been worth every penny I paid -- but I definitely wish I had looked deeper into my financial options before taking the plunge.

Don't Pay For The Duplicate X-ray Or The Medical Ghost

Nurse Katz | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Nurse Katz

Dear Nurse Katz, My doctor recently ordered an extra X-ray of my hip due to what he thought might be a hairline fracture. Unfortunately, he asked me...

How I (And You ) Could Afford to Travel - More

Lavina Dsouza | Posted 06.21.2016 | Travel
Lavina Dsouza

As I sit at my desk in office, having a sandwich, I wonder, life would be so much more colorful if I were in the Caribbean, with a Pinacolada in one h...

How To Pay For Your Summer Vacation With Credit Card Bonuses

Robert Harrow | Posted 06.16.2016 | Travel
Robert Harrow

Haven't been saving points at all? There's still a way you can save big. How? Credit card bonuses. If you sign up for a credit card and quickly qualify for its welcome offer, you can significantly reduce the cost of your summer travels.

5 Ways to Tell if You Have a Shopping Problem + What to Do About It

Lauren Bowling | Posted 06.13.2016 | Women
Lauren Bowling

It's no secret I used to have a spending/shopping problem...a big one. So large, I ended up with $10,000 in credit card debt by age 21 and had to see a therapist to curb my shopping addiction.

6 Money Mistakes Everyone Makes | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.11.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM You know that going to your doctor for regular checkups is important for your physical health, but have you run tests lately on y...

5 Easy Steps to Take in Your 20s to Better Manage Your Money

Donna Brown | Posted 06.10.2016 | HuffPost Home
Donna Brown

Taking charge of your money can seem like an overwhelming task, especially when you're trying to correct bad habits. The good news is that you really don't have to spend hours and hours to right your financial ship. Being smart about your money basically comes down to making sure you're doing a few simple things right.

The Sociology of Wal-Mart (or: Shopping In Sweatpants)

Galanty Miller | Posted 06.10.2016 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

It's sort of like when people complain about friends who talk about them behind their backs. "But aren't you now talking about your friends behind the...

10 Household Expenses You Can Eliminate Right Now

Trulia | Posted 06.10.2016 | HuffPost Home

Paying bills is never fun, but it's even less exciting when those monthly expenses.

15 Fun (and Cheaper) Disneyland Alternatives for the Summer

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.08.2016 | Travel

By Caroline Banton, Contributor Disneyland is a popular vacation destination, but it's not an inexpensive one. According to Hipmunk, a four-day, fou...

20 Tricks You Can Use to Score a Cheap Hotel Room

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.08.2016 | Travel

By Terence Loose, Contributor If you're looking for a cheap hotel room, it's only gotten more difficult over the years. In fact, the average daily ra...

6 Tips to Lower Your Insurance Premiums and Save Money

Lauren Bowling | Posted 06.07.2016 | HuffPost Home
Lauren Bowling

Doesn't it always seem that as soon as you get paid all your bills are due? The worst of these being insurance payments -- when it comes down to it, insurance (home, auto, life, dental, health, the list is exhaustive!) is something that everyone needs but can quickly leave your wallet feeling empty. This empty feeling is why many choose to forgo some types of insurances, even when they shouldn't.

5 Ugly Truths About Discount Gift Card Websites Everyone Should Know

Kim Owens | Posted 06.06.2016 | Business
Kim Owens

Discount gift cards are an amazing way to save money. What's not to love? You effectively set your own sale day any time you want when you purchase a ...

Save Dat Money

Eugene Choe | Posted 06.06.2016 | World
Eugene Choe

Money is not the key to happiness. But it definitely gives you the freedom to live your ideal lifestyle, and focus on the things that do make you happ...

Financial Literacy--The Big Problem No One is Talking About

Douglas P. McCormick | Posted 06.03.2016 | Business
Douglas P. McCormick

"The number one problem in today's generation and economy is lack of financial literacy." Alan Greenspan While I agree that financial literacy is a r...