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Money, Power and Your Health

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

There is little doubt that lack of sufficient money constitutes a major stress and contributes to bodily ills. Our attitudes toward money undergird much of our lives, impacting our lifestyle and sense of well-being. Yet many of us ignore the task of managing our finances, often with dire consequences.

Living Paycheck to Paycheck? 5 Expenses to Cut Today!

Gina Horkey | Posted 07.28.2014 | Money
Gina Horkey

Our priorities and lifestyles likely differ. These are just five things that we've cut out over the last few years that might work for you too!

5 Ways Your Kids Can Bust Your Summer Budget

Adam Levin | Posted 09.16.2014 | Money
Adam Levin

Because most of your summer expenditures are made in relative proximity to the time to shop for your little debt machine's return to school, it's critical to get your budget right, and stick to it.

Don't Be 'a Victim of Disorganized Thinking' -- Keep More of Your Hard-earned Cash

Mark Steber | Posted 08.24.2014 | Business
Mark Steber

As soon as you start thinking about starting a business, you should begin tracking your expenses -- whether you use an app, a notebook or go the old-school route and use shoeboxes, be sure to keep receipts and cancelled checks.

4 Key Steps in Taking Control of Your Spending

Bradford M. Pine | Posted 05.20.2014 | Money
Bradford M. Pine

Budgeting is like exercising for many people: We know we should do it, and we really want to, but after a long day, it's pretty much the last thing on...

Which City Has The Most Expensive Club Sandwiches In The World?

The Huffington Post | Emi Boscamp | Posted 06.17.2013 | Travel

What comes to mind when one thinks of a club sandwich? Is it the three layers of crispy, buttered bread lathered with mayo? Is it the moist turkey or ...

How Charitable Giving Can Improve Your Finances

Kevin Yu | Posted 01.07.2013 | Money
Kevin Yu

Have you ever thought about the gift of donating to a charity or a cause instead? Or better yet, have you ever thought about how donating to a charity can help improve your finances?

How I Help the Newly Unemployed

Deatra Riley | Posted 12.15.2012 | Money
Deatra Riley

Managing your finances during unemployment is critical. The search for a new job can take months, and even when you find a new job, it may pay less than your previous one.

Marlo Thomas With Alexa von Tobel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

This week, I met with personal finance expert Alexa von Tobel, Founder & CEO, LearnVest.com, who provided so much excellent advice. We covered everyth...

WATCH: Your Turn: Money In A Relationship

Posted 10.09.2012 | MarloThomas

Many couples have separate duties when it comes to handling the finances. When the recession hit, this changed for many people. Do you share financial...

5 Hidden Summer Camp Costs

Women & Co | Posted 08.27.2012 | Parents
Women & Co

Around this time of year, parents can find themselves dishing out additional cash for the "hidden costs" of camp -- costs that were unanticipated during budgeting and registration.

7 Simple Ways to Protect Kids from Over-Spending Online

Women & Co | Posted 08.25.2012 | Parents
Women & Co

In an age where a simple click can allow kids to unknowingly rack up thousands of dollars in charges, how can parents help children understand the do's and don'ts of online spending?

One Expense Leads to Another?

J.D. Roth | Posted 07.11.2012 | Money
J.D. Roth

Have you ever bought something only to discover that this one purchase led to another? And another? And another? I have, and it's frustrating.

How to Share Vacation Expenses with Friends

Women & Co | Posted 07.08.2012 | Women
Women & Co

Don't let haggling over expenses get in the way of a friendship!

Ask the Readers: How Do You Merge Finances and Philosophies?

J.D. Roth | Posted 06.25.2012 | Money
J.D. Roth

When two people fall in love, the meshing of these differences can be both fun and frustrating, especially when it comes to personal finance. Here are a few ways to be sure that both partners are on the same page.

Ask the Readers: How Much Do You Spend on Housing?

J.D. Roth | Posted 04.30.2012 | Business
J.D. Roth

Where do you live and how much do you pay on housing? What percentage of your budget does this represent? Does your housing payment cramp other parts of your life? Or have you intentionally kept it low so that you can afford to spend on other things?

11 Things That Will Be More Expensive In 2012

Posted 12.29.2011 | Fifty

With 2012 just around the corner, we are planning resolutions and bracing for change. However, our pocketbooks will also need readjusting in preparati...

Friendly's CEO Billed Bankrupt-Chain Hundreds Of Thousands In Expenses

Posted 11.18.2011 | Business

The CEO of Friendly's sent the ice cream giant hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of expenses the year before the company filed for bankruptcy. ...

13 Things That Are Causing Your Bills To Skyrocket

SavvySugar | Posted 11.18.2011 | Women

To err is human; to make budgeting mistakes, totally human as well. Most people are not aware of the little budget traps we get caught in, because lif...

Splitting Expenses, from Suze Orman

Posted 09.28.2011 | Women

Personal finance expert Suze Orman advocates that couples splitting expenses should pay equal percentages of their total daily, weekly, or monthly ...

Goldman Sachs Misses Profit Expectations

Posted 09.18.2011 | Business

Goldman Sachs Group Inc's net income rose during the second quarter but fell short of lowered market expectations as fixed income trading revenue ...

What Gas Prices Have Caused Americans To Cut Back On

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.17.2011 | Business

High gas prices might have fallen slightly in recent weeks, but that hasn't stopped Americans from cutting back on other expenses in order to afford p...

John Boehner's Monthly $2,000 Tab

Roll Call | Paul Singer | Posted 08.07.2011 | Politics

When John Boehner rose from Minority Leader to Speaker in January, he not only expanded his staff and his paycheck, he more than doubled the expense-a...

10 Steps to Spring Clean Your Finances

Scott Gamm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Scott Gamm

Just as you may clean out your closet or complete other "spring cleaning" chores around the house, your finances should be cleaned up too.

Is Your Husband Hiding Assets?

Jeffrey A. Landers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Jeffrey A. Landers

At the end of the day, divorce is mostly about the division of assets and liabilities. That is not to say that there are not other, equally difficult...