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One-Sentence Financial Rules

The Motley Fool | Posted 03.27.2014 | Money
The Motley Fool

Ninety-nine percent of personal finance can be summarized in nine words: Work a lot, spend a little, invest the difference. Master that, and the other 2.999 billion words are filler.

Financial Animals: 8 Pets Who Can Teach Us Money Lessons

LearnVest | Posted 03.04.2014 | Money
LearnVest

Despite their freedom from financial concerns, pets can actually teach us some useful lessons about what to do--and what not to do--with money.

How Much Emergency Money You Should Have On Hand, From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

Personal finance expert Suze Orman had some great advice to share when it comes to how much emergency money you should have on-hand. “I always li...

Should You Close Credit Cards That You No Longer Use? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

Personal finance expert Suze Orman had some excellent advice to share with us on the topic of whether or not to close inactive credit cards. Suze ...

Why Municipal Bonds Might Be A Good Investment For You, From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to advice on where senior citizens should invest their money, personal finance expert Suze Orman thinks municipal bonds are a great opt...

The Truth About Your Credit Score, From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to breaking down the truth about credit scores, personal finance expert Suze Orman taught us a valuable lesson or two. “This is the...

Can You Afford To Have Children? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

Personal finance expert Suze Orman had some expert advice to share when it comes to deciding whether or not you can afford having a child. Accordi...

How To Prevent Yourself From Getting Ripped Off Online, From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

Personal finance expert Suze Orman had some valuable tips and information to share with us about preventing identity theft online. In light of sev...

A Common Mistake People Make On Their Taxes (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to tax advice, personal finance expert Suze Orman had quite an interesting spin on tax refunds to share with us. “Here's the botto...

Suze Orman With Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

I was so thrilled to have personal finance expert Suze Orman join me as a guest on Mondays With Marlo. We discussed all things financial, from how to ...

Are You Hiding Money From Your Financial Advisor?

David A. Dedman | Posted 02.26.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

It always amazes me that clients don't understand how important is to be accurate.

Will Mortgages Ever Be Transacted in Bitcoins?

Jack M. Guttentag | Posted 04.16.2014 | Money
Jack M. Guttentag

That this question gets asked with increasing frequency is an indication of how far the bitcoin phenomena has come.

How To Manage Your Budget: Top 10 Tips

Tiffany Aliche | Posted 04.05.2014 | Money
Tiffany Aliche

Online bill pay, smart phone apps, special calculators, email alerts sent to you from your bank; all these things are your friend. Hang out often.

My Top 5 New Year's Credit Goals

Jeanne Kelly | Posted 03.17.2014 | Money
Jeanne Kelly

A new year feels like a new beginning, and the tradition of making resolutions solidifies that notion. Adopt these three resolutions to control your financial stress, and make 2014 the year of swollen saving accounts!

Angry Variable Annuity Owners Seek Restitution

Chris Wang | Posted 03.15.2014 | Money
Chris Wang

If you are considering buying an annuity, it is important to take your time to understand exactly what you are buying and know it will meet your needs.

65 and Medicare Ready!

Terry Savage | Posted 03.15.2014 | Business
Terry Savage

If you don't start out at the right time with the right policies, the increased costs are dramatic.

10 Tips to Help You Save $2,014 in 2014

SaveUp | Posted 03.04.2014 | Money
SaveUp

You may find it easier to control your budget with cash or a debit card than with a credit card. Credit card interest rates are NOT your friend. Carrying only small amounts of cash will help keep you from making unnecessary impulse purchases.

Five Smart Financial Goals for 2014

Jacob Gold | Posted 02.25.2014 | Business
Jacob Gold

Many people shy away from New Year's resolutions, but setting concrete goals for 2014 can be the start of making some truly positive changes in your life.

Wrapping Up 2013 And Preparing for Income Tax Time

Mark Steber | Posted 02.22.2014 | Money
Mark Steber

The IRS announced this week that they will start processing tax returns on Friday, January 31, 2014. So what can you do in these final few days of the year to help lower your taxes for 2013?

The Advice Financial Planners Only Share With Their Siblings

Posted 01.25.2014 | OWN

A little-known loophole about paying off debt, plus more insider guidance from money experts. By Lynn Andriani 1. Send A Note With Your Extra Lo...

4 Fees That Are Always Worth Paying

MyBankTracker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Money
MyBankTracker

Paying additional fees for a credit card or bank account might not sound smart, but it can sometimes prove rewarding. Forking out money for fees is something to consider before you overlook places you could be saving.

Tipping Etiquette Around the World

Budget Travel | Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

Tipping is one of the most difficult aspects of travel to navigate, since you have to take into consideration everything from how employees are paid to cultural traditions hat could have you embarrassing yourself and your waiter just by leaving that 15 percent.

4 Bad Money Habits & How to Get Rid of Them

SaveUp | Posted 12.11.2013 | Business
SaveUp

Everybody has their share of bad habits, and financial ones can often be the hardest to identify. Fortunately, once identified, bad money habits can be combatted and kicked with a healthy dose of self-discipline

Did You Know Overdraft Fees Are on the Rise?

MyBankTracker | Posted 09.24.2013 | Business
MyBankTracker

Banks continue to raise the fee that is charged when customers spend more than they have in their accounts. Since the end of 2012, the average fee for a $50 overdraft has increased from $33.70 to $34.90 at the 10 largest U.S. banks.

What To Cut From Your Monthly Budget

Posted 10.01.2013 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani Whether you want to go big (hello, high housing bills) or small (that protein bar habit), these easy changes will keep money in yo...