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Managing Money

How Kids Learn About Money

Daniel Britton | Posted 07.30.2014 | Money
Daniel Britton

The same is true of our attitudes and values around money which very often can be traced to childhood influences, either through repeated exposure to a parent's habits and language, or like the barking dog, a single dramatic event.

77 Reasons You're Awful At Managing Money

The Motley Fool | Posted 04.22.2014 | Money
The Motley Fool

People usually get better at things over time. We're better farmers, faster runners, safer pilots, and more accurate weather forecasters than we were 50 years ago. But there's something about money that gets the better of us.

How to Get Financially Ready to Buy a Home

Jeanne Kelly | Posted 04.08.2014 | Money
Jeanne Kelly

Buying a home for the first time is so exciting! But be careful not to get carried away, and bite off a bigger financial commitment than you can chew....

Protecting Identity Is Your Responsibility

Terry Savage | Posted 04.07.2014 | Money
Terry Savage

It's bad enough that major retailers haven't protected us. Don't make it worse by creating your own vulnerabilities.

Major Moolah -- 3 Ways to Live a Rich Life Now

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 03.10.2014 | Money
Shannon Kaiser

What if your world was debt free? What would you be able to do with your time, money and energy if you weren't focused on paying back debt?

Common Money Stories That Keep Us From Financial Freedom

Amanda Abella | Posted 03.08.2014 | Money
Amanda Abella

By flipping the script from a place of scarcity and hopelessness to one of looking into options, you put the power to control your finances back into your own hands.

The 5 Don'ts Of Being Good With Money

Chelsea Fagan | Posted 10.30.2013 | College
Chelsea Fagan

It's like waiting a minute and thinking about whether or not you really need those Mentos at the cash register, except the Mentos cost $500, and you don't even have that in your savings account right now.

What Makes Money Make Money?

Thom Nickels | Posted 10.07.2013 | Small Business
Thom Nickels

If you are always worry about your low checking account balance, your account will always stay low because you are not allowing the universe to work through you to change that. Translated: the less you worry money and the more you spend the more money you will get.

If I Managed Money the Same Way I Trained for LA Marathon, I'd be Broke and Living Out of a Box

Casey Bond | Posted 05.15.2013 | Business
Casey Bond

The similarities between distance running and money management are astounding when you think about it: The planning, the patience, the determination.

5 Tips for Financial Fitness in 2013

Ellen Rohr | Posted 03.09.2013 | Small Business
Ellen Rohr

Forget about the national debt for a minute. Let's take a look in the mirror.

Pause Before Buying That iPhone 5

Julie Kantor | Posted 12.31.2012 | Business
Julie Kantor

I used to wonder why Dad would wear the same Lacoste shirt for a decade or two when he was in a position to buy four new ones, but now I know. He buys high quality and does not look at purchases as disposable like Lena and I do.

Friends and Your Money: Hanging Onto Both of Them

Don McNay | Posted 01.15.2013 | Money
Don McNay

Since family and friends are the primary reasons that people blow a lump sum, if you can invest in good quality relationships, you can go a long way toward maintaining financial success as well.

The Ethical Investor: Wall Street Ripoff #2 - Encouraging Too Much Diversification

John R. Talbott | Posted 11.07.2012 | Money
John R. Talbott

Investors have been sold a very big lie over the years, that greater diversification always leads to higher risk adjusted returns.

How to Handle a Parent's Finances Remotely

Women & Co | Posted 10.27.2012 | Money
Women & Co

Taking over an aging parent's finances is a difficult -- but important -- step to protect them from the consequences of neglecting their accounts. But once adult children have made that difficult decision, they may find that they have to deal with another obstacle: distance.

Fathers as Financial Role Models

Beth Kobliner | Posted 08.13.2012 | Money
Beth Kobliner

Naturally, as a proud daughter and, now, a proud mother, I love hearing from dads about the ups and downs of imparting money lessons to their kids.

WATCH: I Have To Ask: What Do You Want To Learn About Managing Money?

Posted 06.06.2012 | Women

Microphone in hand, I set out to ask perfect strangers one question that I just had to know the answer to - what do you want to learn about managing m...

10 Steps To A Financially Healthy Relationship

Posted 09.27.2011 | Women

Sometimes looking at what smart couples are doing to create "great" situations helps to turn the tides on a "bad" financial situation. Experts Denise ...

Money Problems: 6 Steps to Transform Your Money Life

Therese Borchard | Posted 09.20.2011 | Business
Therese Borchard

I don't know of anyone who doesn't have a money problem right now, in this economy.

Love And Money: Managing Your Heart And Pocketbook

SavvySugar | Posted 09.11.2011 | Women

Navigating finances with a partner means constantly adjusting to each other's spending and saving styles and coming up with a system you can both live...

Fulfill Your Urge To Splurge -- But Be Smart About It

Real Simple | Posted 08.24.2011 | Women

There's something about the word "splurge" that just feels indulgent—it rolls slowly off your tongue in a decadent drawl, and evokes imported truffl...

Ask Personal Finance Expert Suze Orman A Question

Marlo Thomas | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Personal finance expert Suze Orman - the bestselling author of several books, including her latest, "The Money Class: Learn to Create Your New America...

5 Ways to Eat Out For Less

Manisha Thakor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Manisha Thakor

These tough economic times present an interesting financial conundrum for our tum-tums. During rocky periods it's natural and healthy to want to seek...

You're A Dead Woman...In The Pink Ghetto

Manisha Thakor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Manisha Thakor

"So far in 2010 The New York Times has published 698 obituaries. Only 92 of those were of women." I came across this startling statistic on Catalyst...

'Save Big': How To Cut Costs Without Losing The Latte (VIDEO)

abcnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Elisabeth Leamy's new book "Save Big" rejects typical cost-cutting methods like skipping your daily lattes, and instead shows how you can cut down on ...