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5 Signs You're in Financial Trouble

Manilla.com | Posted 04.16.2014 | Money
Manilla.com

5. Ignoring Debt

5 Money Lessons You Should Learn Before Your Next Birthday

Posted 04.02.2014 | OWN

Whatever financial problem you're having now -- vanishing savings, growing bills, total overload -- these simple tactics will give you one more reason...

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.

Here's Why We Need Personal Finance "Gurus"

Casey Bond | Posted 02.26.2014 | Money
Casey Bond

Will you get rich making coffee at home? Heck no, but close to 40 percent of the population doesn't even have a damn savings account.

5 Ways That Being Internet-Free on a Plane Is Better for Your Security

Adam Levin | Posted 12.22.2013 | Technology
Adam Levin

1. Online shopping: In addition to being a potential money pit, online shopping on a public Internet connection might allow a fellow traveler to invade your cyber space and turn your laptop into a transmitter of personally identifying information.

Don't DIY Your 401(k)

Catherine Golladay | Posted 12.01.2013 | Fifty
Catherine Golladay

Taking advantage of professional help that may already be offered as part of your 401(k) plan could go a long way toward easing some of your investing concerns.

7 Steps to Deal With HR Looking at Your Credit Report

Adam Levin | Posted 11.19.2013 | Business
Adam Levin

If a prospective employer is looking at your credit report, how do you deal with it? What if they see something bad? What to do? First, don't panic. Next, consider these tips.

How to Prevent Financial Snooping

Richard Barrington | Posted 10.30.2013 | Business
Richard Barrington

Edward Snowden made waves internationally with his revelations about the electronic snooping the U.S. government does into personal communications. But government spooks aren't the only people who may be trying to peer over your shoulder digitally.

A Primer on Index Funds

Brian Koralewski | Posted 07.10.2013 | Business
Brian Koralewski

uestions that inevitably always arise in my Introduction to Investments (ECO/FIN 112) classes are: "What do I need to do in order to beat the stock market? How can I select the 'winners?' What is the most important variable when researching a particular company?"

Tricks of the Trade: Teaching Personal Finance to High School Students

Kathy Focht | Posted 06.26.2013 | Impact
Kathy Focht

Creating a generation of financially savvy consumers is within our capability. Every effort we make will improve our students' financial future and, as a result, the future of our economy.

6 Reasons You're Making Less Than You Should Be

Posted 03.19.2013 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani Here's how the gender of your boss's child and other surprising factors can affect your salary. Keep in touch! Check out Hu...

6 Dated Money Rules You Don't Need To Follow

Posted 03.08.2013 | OWN

By Amy Shearn What used to be bedrock money advice for your parents' generation might not be the best strategy in the 21st century. Here's how to k...

3 Ways To Save More Money As A Couple

Women & Co | Posted 03.24.2013 | Weddings
Women & Co

In my 20-plus years of married life, talking about finances and savings can be like walking through a minefield. I know I'm not alone.

5 Crazy Ways To Survive The Financial Cliff

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 12.30.2012 | Business

On Friday, President Barack Obama met with congressional leaders to work on a "fiscal cliff" compromise, but no deal had been reached as of happy hour...

Do I Need a Financial Planner?

SaveUp | Posted 02.03.2013 | Money
SaveUp

For those of us that are newbies to the personal finance world with no time to do adequate research, we probably have more than a few blind spots, and a professional eye can really help.

Four Steps to Educate Students About Personal Finance

Ben Mulling | Posted 12.12.2012 | Money
Ben Mulling

Years later, having paid off all of this debt and having a totally different frame of mind as it relates to personal finance, I wonder what it would have taken to have prevented me from making all of those financial mistakes so early in my life.

Should You Separate Your Finances From Your Spouse's? From Alexa von Tobel (WATCH)

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Ever wonder if there any advantages to separating your finances once you're married? When Alexa von Tobel, Founder & CEO of LearnVest.com, joined me o...

Saving For Retirement On A Budget, From Alexa von Tobel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

From maximizing your company's 401K offerings to opening your own Roth IRA, Alexa von Tobel, Founder & CEO of LearnVest.com, recently joined me on Mon...

Fifty Ways to Save Money -- Now

Katy Wolk-Stanley | Posted 10.14.2012 | Money
Katy Wolk-Stanley

I feel like I've been finessing the art of spending less money without crossing the line into insane-cheapo-lady for, well, my entire existence. Like everything in life, it's both an art and a science.

Awareness Brings Its Own Reward$

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 10.06.2012 | Money
Jinny Ditzler

In our home we call it the Money Game because the better we play that game, the more money seems to come our way. You may laugh, but we've been doing it for over 30 years, and it's paid off big time.

What's Keeping You From Mastering Your Money?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 09.29.2012 | Money
Jinny Ditzler

What's probably keeping you from mastering money is that you're wasting energy wallowing in self-pity and fear, while failing to take action that just might get you moving up and out of the pit.

Should I Sign a Prenuptial Agreement?

Women & Co | Posted 08.12.2012 | Weddings
Women & Co

Whether you and your soon-to-be-husband need to sign a prenup should really be decided on a case-by-case basis. But how do you know what makes the most sense for you in particular? Keep reading, and learn what Jeff Landers says you need to know to help decide once and for all: should I sign a prenup?

8 "Healthy" Money Habits... That Aren't

LearnVest | Posted 07.07.2012 | Money
LearnVest

Frugalista. Recessionista. In the past few years, people have coined a lot of silly words describing women and their approach to money, but the though...

6 Steps to Rethinking Your Budget

Women & Co | Posted 06.25.2012 | Women
Women & Co

Rather than thinking of a budget as an impediment, start thinking of it as an instrument that is enabling you to stay on course to reach some goal.

4 Steps to Take If You Are a Victim of Identity Theft

Women & Co | Posted 06.25.2012 | Money
Women & Co

What do you own that's more valuable than money and more precious than jewels, but can't be locked up in a safe? Your identity. And thieves will do anything to take it.