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5 Things You Can Do Every Decade For A Bright Financial Future

LearnVest | Posted 10.07.2014 | Money
LearnVest

We've come up with some of the most important things that will keep you on track for a bright fiscal future. In other words, these are tasks that will set you up to have a great 2014 straight through to 2025.

13 Smart Money Tips That Could Change Your Life

Betterment.com | Posted 10.07.2014 | Money
Betterment.com

Living as a married couple, saving for kids, buying a house, helping aging parents. Sound familiar? Many of our staff here at Betterment HQ are also Betterment customers trying to meet all these financial goals. And like you, they care about keeping costs low and doing the smart thing with their money for better peace of mind.

How Saving Less Can Help You Save More (Yes, You Read That Right)

Sarah Greesonbach | Posted 09.06.2014 | Money
Sarah Greesonbach

The next time you set up a transfer to put money into savings... pause. Are you 100 percent sure that you won't need to call this money back into your checking? Then proceed. If not, you might save more in the long run if you save less now.

Renting Money

Matthias Paul Kuhlmey | Posted 05.14.2014 | Money
Matthias Paul Kuhlmey

We need to be reminded that affordability is not simply a function of cash flow, but a price and expected value consideration, after all.

How Ding Dongs Made Me Rich

Neal Frankle | Posted 01.27.2013 | Business
Neal Frankle

My experience tells me that lack of knowledge isn't the main reason why we don't end up where we want to be financially. The problem is lack of willingness to do what it takes. This sounds cold and harsh I know. But it is true for both you and me.

6 Decisions That Will Save You Money

Jack Otter | Posted 07.09.2012 | Books
Jack Otter

Is it better to buy a house or rent? Should you give the kids an allowance just for being your kids, or make 'em work for it? Should you hire a real estate agent or sell the house on your own?

Why Financial Literacy Fails (and What to Do About It)

J.D. Roth | Posted 02.14.2012 | Business
J.D. Roth

To me, the answer to our country's crazed consumerism has nothing to do with financial literacy. (Okay, maybe it has a little to do with financial literacy.) Instead, I see two fundamental problems that need to be addressed.

The 2011 "Noble" Prizes for Personal Finance

Pamela Yellen | Posted 12.11.2011 | Business
Pamela Yellen

Indeed, the Noble Prizes for Personal Finance are not the Nobel Prizes, but they are high honors recognizing the highest levels of achievement in the field of consumer finances.

Seven Terrifying Things They Don't Tell You About Bankruptcy

InvestingAnswers | Posted 11.29.2011 | Business
InvestingAnswers

Attorneys often tout bankruptcy as an easy way to get out of debt, but they downplay some of the serious long-term consequences. Before you decide if bankruptcy is right for you, consider seven realities first.

How To Weather The Economic Storm: 11 Tips From Tony Robbins (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Over the last month we've seen some relative growth in the U.S. market, but there is danger in getting too comfortable. While it may not be fun to thi...

Now Is Not the Time To Stop Using Your Credit

Jeanne Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeanne Kelly

Credit is sort of like a healthy body. You've got to use it to have it and you've got to use it well and on an on-going basis to have it be stellar.