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How to Save Money on Big Expenses in 2016

Robert Harrow | Posted 01.11.2017 | Business
Robert Harrow

In order to help those still hanging in there with one of the most common resolutions -- spending less, and saving more -- we take a look at some of the things burning the biggest holes in American pockets and how to deal with them.

Most Americans Are $1,000 Away From Financial Ruin: Report

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business

If your semimonthly paycheck is the only thing keeping your head above water, you're not alone. A new survey published by personal financing site Bank...

How a Missing Wallet Inspired a Spending Diet

John F. Sweeney | Posted 01.06.2017 | Fifty
John F. Sweeney

My wallet slipped out of my jacket pocket as I snoozed on a recent early morning flight from New York to Washington, DC. I only realized it was missing when I tried to pay the cab driver who picked me up after I landed in Washington.

Question the Truth for Financial Success in 2016

Eric Roberge | Posted 01.04.2017 | Money
Eric Roberge

Think about where you learned how to manage your money. Were these skills taught by a true expert in the field, or were they handed down by someone who learned through trial and error? Then ask yourself, do your habits actually work for your life, or just for the present moment?

The #1 Trait to Have for Better Finances

Lauren Bowling | Posted 01.04.2017 | Women
Lauren Bowling

Year's end is a big time for interviews (at least it always is for me), and there are always the "standard questions" I know how to answer off the top of my head. Sometimes it's the usual fare about money, my favorite money tips, why I wanted to start a finance blog, etc. But there's one particular question that's come up frequently in handful of interviews over the last few months that I found really interesting.

Your Relationship with Money: 11 Ways To Make It Healthy

Michelle Rose Gilman | Posted 12.29.2016 | Business
Michelle Rose Gilman

So many people don't even realize that they have any relationship with money. In fact, for most folks the word money and the word relationship aren't even in the same galaxy. People instantly think that the word relationship has everything to do with people, family, friends, and they are right to a degree. But we have relationships with everything.

Here's Why It Can Make More Sense to Rent a Car Than Call an Uber or Lyft

Map Happy | Posted 12.17.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

It's not that cheap. Especially when it's completely possible to rent a car for less than $10 per day. (Granted, this car doesn't have any power windows...)

The Most Genius Way to Save Money on Groceries Next Year

GOBankingRates | Posted 12.21.2016 | Business

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist Grocery shopping can take a big bite out of your household budget. In fact, a family of four spends up to an average...

7 Money Questions to Ask Yourself in the New Year

GoGirl Finance | Posted 12.21.2016 | Women
GoGirl Finance

The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to get your finances in order. Be honest and realistic with yourself as you put together your plan for 2016, and you'll find yourself on your way to sustainable financial success.

Don't Let the Last-Minute Holiday Rush Crush Your Budget

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 12.16.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

The final days of the holiday season offer constant temptation to overdo it. Whether it's gifts, decorations, food or drink, there seems to be a constant pressure to spend at year-end that can trip up the best of budgets. If this sounds like you, you're not alone.

10 Simple Year-End Income Tax Tips

Lule Demmissie | Posted 12.15.2016 | Business
Lule Demmissie

Sure the tax code is convoluted and April seems so far away, but consumers should seek out expert advice and learn as much as they can about tax basics and how financial products and decisions impact liability.

Holiday Savings Strategies You Should Be Using --But Aren't

Elisabeth Leamy | Posted 12.11.2016 | Business
Elisabeth Leamy

Pulling out the same holiday music and decorations each year is a warm and wonderful tradition. Pulling out the same holiday savings advice every year is not. "Make a list!" "Do a gift exchange!" Blah, blah, blah. We've heard it all before. That's why I went searching for the forgotten and new instead of the tried and true. Here's what I found.

How to Give During the Holidays without Spending Too Much Money

SALT | Posted 12.10.2016 | College

During the holidays, finding the perfect gift is tough -- especially if it has to be the perfect price, too. By using some of the following advice, however, you can feel good about your gifting without blowing your budget.

Know Thy Money

Lama Farran | Posted 12.10.2016 | Business
Lama Farran

What's the first step you need to accomplish before you can change any behavior? You have to obviously be aware of the behavior in question. That is...

7 Ways Generation X Is Better Than Millennials With Their Money

GOBankingRates | Posted 12.10.2016 | Business

By Elyssa Kirkham, GBR Staff Writer People have made a lot of fuss about millennials and their stellar financial management skills. There are plenty...

Save Your Money While Teaching Your Kids Gratitude And Self-Control

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 12.08.2016 | Parents
Samantha Rodman PhD

It's the holiday season, so most parents I know, including myself, are trying to instill a sense of gratitude in our kids, instead of a greedy "gimme gimme gimme" attitude.

Sleeping in Strangers Beds Across America

Tommy Campbell | Posted 12.08.2016 | Comedy
Tommy Campbell

I first did a road trip across the United States when I was twenty. At the time, my friends were backpacking Europe, but I felt I was too young to appreciate castles, so I filled the tank and headed south for bikinis and beer.

Wealthy Woman Tip: How to Love Saving as Much as You Love Spending

Megan K. McAvoy | Posted 12.04.2016 | Business
Megan K. McAvoy

Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels. Money is the same way... 'Tis the season to over indulge, over spend, and lose track of your goals. It's so e...

What's Keeping Millennials From Saving More for Retirement?

Catherine Golladay | Posted 12.03.2016 | Business
Catherine Golladay

With the future of Social Security uncertain and traditional pension plans fast disappearing, many millennials understand that the responsibility of saving for a comfortable retirement falls squarely on their shoulders. But this generation of workers under age 35 faces several distinct challenges when it comes to saving more.

The Best of Tony Robbins on Mondays with Marlo

Posted 11.30.2015 | Home

We've had so many great guests on over the years, but for timeless advice we can always rely on, there's no one better than Tony Robbins. Tony is an e...

How to Save Money and Get Free Stuff as a Bootstrapping Entrepreneur

Neil Patel | Posted 11.24.2016 | Business
Neil Patel

It sounds a bit scrappy, desperate, and untraditional -- get free stuff? Yet, if you're a bootstrapping entrepreneur, you know exactly what I'm ta...

The Average Cost of a Thanksgiving Grocery List Is $69.01

GOBankingRates | Posted 11.23.2016 | Business

By Ashley Redmond, Contributor There are few celebrations as cherished as Thanksgiving. It's the second favorite American holiday next to Christmas...

5 Great Ways to Save During the Holidays

Dave Austin | Posted 11.20.2016 | Business
Dave Austin

It's the holiday season, and for many of us that means spending season. Whether it's on holiday gifts or traveling to spend time with family, the costs can begin to add up quickly. Finding ways to save can help reduce the impact on our wallets.

How to Get in Shape While Spending No Money

Thrillist | Posted 11.19.2016 | Healthy Living

You don't need to drop thousands on a personal trainer, gym membership, or exercise equipment. Working out doesn't have to cost a thing. You just need to follow a few basic rules to build the body of your dreams.

Buying These Organic Foods Is A Waste Of Money

Thrillist | Posted 11.19.2016 | Taste

If you don't want to eat food that's riddled with chemicals, but also value your paycheck, here is a list of foods you never need to buy organic.