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Your Finances: Sitcom or Melodrama?

Richard Barrington | Posted 09.30.2014 | Money
Richard Barrington

The type of TV show or movie your finances would make is a good clue to what shape those finances are in, and how effectively you handle them.

The Cure for Cash Flow Woes

Alex and Cadey Charfen | Posted 09.30.2014 | Small Business
Alex and Cadey Charfen

Even though money is what keeps an organization alive and you and your family fed, clothed and sheltered, most people have a tough time talking about it. The term itself carries all kinds of preconceived notions and prejudices with it.

When Less Is More: A Closer Look at Higher Education

Mindy Crary | Posted 09.30.2014 | College
Mindy Crary

Hundreds of thousands of high school seniors will apply to college this year, in hopes of being accepted by their first choice. However, is the higher monetary cost of a more elite university worth the added sticker price?

10 Life Lessons For Excelling In Your 30s

Mark Manson | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Manson

Recently I turned 30 and sent an email to my subscribers asking readers age 37 and older what advice they would give their 30-year-old selves. The result was spectacular.

Show Your Money Some Love

Laurie Gerber | Posted 09.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

Most of us have a really twisted, tumultuous relationship with money (kinda like time and food!). You probably can catch yourself thinking you shouldn't have to deal with something so complicated and often emotional.

What's Half of $33.35?

Tricia McCallum | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Tricia McCallum

Why are some people cheap? It's definitely not a gender thing. I've known incredibly cheap men and extraordinarily generous women. And the other way around. I just had coffee with a female colleague and when the bill came she said, "Oh, let's just split this. What's half of $33.35?"

Dear Professor, Some of Us Work 40 Hours a Week

Fernando Hurtado | Posted 09.23.2014 | College
Fernando Hurtado

I'm writing this with my neck in pain, after finishing an assignment I shouldn't have been doing at 1 a.m. the morning it was due. And it's not that I did it the that late because I'm "such a procrastinator, lol."

How To Eat Well On As Little As $4 A Day

Posted 09.23.2014 | OWN

You can eat great for as little as $4 a day. Here's how to manage it, with smart strategies for what specific foods to be on the lookout for. By Ly...

5 Ways You're Wasting Food and Money

The Daily Meal | Posted 09.22.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Everyone is looking to save some money, and you can start in your own kitchen. It's as simple as making a few easy changes to your grocery shopping methods and cooking habits

Travel Like a Pro Without Bankrupting Your Savings

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 09.17.2014 | Travel
Amandah Blackwell

You have the option to spend thousands of dollars on a luxury vacation, and there's nothing wrong with that. Or, you could travel on a budget. Either way, learn how to save for travel and take a vacation each year.

Dental Insurance Questions Debunked By a Dentist

Alina Lukashevsky DDS | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Alina Lukashevsky DDS

Innovation in technology and advancements in the quality of dental materials have made it easier than ever to achieve desired cosmetic results. Using dental insurance can help cut down on costs, but it is important to know how the different plans work in order to get the most out of having insurance.

3 Ways You're Wasting Money On Your Workouts

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living

Finding the motivation to work out can be bad enough. But when your exercise routine also takes a dig at your wallet, suddenly the world seems a littl...

3 Ways Millennials Can Successfully Save Money

NextAdvisor.com | Posted 09.11.2014 | Money
NextAdvisor.com

Having enough savings for big purchases can also help you pay less in interest when you get a future mortgage or car loan because you'll have more money to put down upfront.

Please Hold: Your Call Is Very Important to Us

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 09.09.2014 | Business
Rachel Braun Scherl

Are our standards too low from years of being ignored or mistreated by customer service -- both online and off?

I Took a Major Pay Cut and I Survived

Quia Querisma | Posted 09.05.2014 | Money
Quia Querisma

I'm really shocked at how efficient this new life phase has forced me to be -- and how tolerable it actually is.

How Financially Savvy Is Your Teenager?

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 09.03.2014 | Money
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

In an uncertain economic world, these kids are going to have to take care of themselves financially. Are they getting prepared?

What Do YOLO and FOMO Mean for Millennials' Retirement Planning?

Jacob Gold | Posted 08.28.2014 | Money
Jacob Gold

Step back to appreciate that life is a balancing act and retirement savings needs a seat at the team next to YOLO and FOMO.

College Savings 101: Financial Multi-Tasking

Patrick Kennedy | Posted 08.28.2014 | College
Patrick Kennedy

The words "college life" and "savings" are typically not used in the same sentence today. However, for college students preparing to move onto campus this fall, finding ways to save money may very well be as important as their academic major.

3 Spending Habits To Unlearn Now

Posted 09.03.2014 | OWN

Whether you're shopping, going to a wedding or even setting up a budget, watch out for these savings-sabotaging behaviors. By Lynn Andriani Deci...

How Your Fridge Can Save You Thousands of Dollars

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.25.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

You'll find you not only saved yourself some money but lots of time where dinner is concerned.

13 Ways You Know You're a Broke College Student

Pixable | Posted 08.21.2014 | College
Pixable

2. You wipe your mouth with the napkins you hoarded from Chipotle. What, is the huge corporation going to miss a few napkins? You're basically Robin Hood.

Want to Save More Money? Join a Credit Union

Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson | Posted 08.22.2014 | Money
Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson

If you want to have more money to do stuff with, then setting up a savings account at a credit union is one powerful way to do so. Whether you want to save more as an individual or as a family there is no shortage of information touting the benefits.

Why the Rich Live Paycheck to Paycheck

Betterment.com | Posted 08.20.2014 | Money
Betterment.com

Many people do live paycheck-to-paycheck--not because they're flat-out broke, but because they've wisely allocated their income into all the necessary buckets.

Where 'Back-to-School' Means Private School

Jed Kolko | Posted 08.28.2014 | Education
Jed Kolko

One way or another, good schools cost money. Private school tuition can easily exceed monthly housing costs, but home prices in top-rated public school districts are 32% above the local average.

The Working Poor's Diet Plan

K. Ford K. | Posted 08.18.2014 | Politics
K. Ford K.

The working poor deserve to be healthy, strong and happy. Eat as well as you possibly can. Stay as healthy as you can. Above all, live to fight another day towards a better life for you and your children.