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Being Financially Prepared Can Save You Money and Stress

Nandita Bakhshi | Posted 10.29.2014 | Money
Nandita Bakhshi

Buying your first home, starting a family or purchasing a car are major events that require a lot of financial planning. Unfortunately for millennials, a recent TD Bank survey found that two-thirds of older millennials (ages 24-34) wish they had been more financially prepared for these life events.

25 Simple Ways to Save Money as a Dog Owner

Anna Jane Grossman | Posted 10.29.2014 | Green
Anna Jane Grossman

I work as a dog trainer and am surrounded by a lot of nerdy dog types, all of whom don't skimp when it comes to their doggie pals. But that doesn't mean we spend a bundle.

10 Things to Do to Prepare For Retirement

Quora | Posted 10.28.2014 | Fifty

The way you've handled your investments over the past 30 years is not how you should handle them for the next 30.

3 Quick and Easy Fixes for Drafty Windows

This Old House | Posted 10.28.2014 | HuffPost Home
This Old House

Keeping your home warm doesn't come at a high price, thanks to these easy-to-do fixes.

Four Proven, Easy Ways to Secure Your Retirement

Scott Burns | Posted 10.28.2014 | Money
Scott Burns

Saving more is critical to your wealth. Use these four proven strategies to raise your investment rate and secure your retirement.

8 Unconventional Tips for Saving Money in College

Credit Karma | Posted 10.27.2014 | Money
Credit Karma

By understanding what you're spending your money on, you can begin to cut out unnecessary expenses and think of ways to save money on the purchases you really need.

Save Money on Renting an Apartment in the Big Cities

Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson | Posted 10.27.2014 | Money
Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson

A smart way to increase your own chances of finding these up-an-coming neighborhoods is to leverage apartment-finding services, and then stay firm on your budget.

Suze Orman With Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

This week, I was joined by personal finance expert Suze Orman who is a veteran on Mondays With Marlo! Suze is so knowledgeable -- we spoke about every...

Do I Need To Start A College Fund For My Baby? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

How early should you start saving for your child's college fund? Personal finance expert Suze Orman says that before you start saving for your kids e...

Three Things To Do After Declaring Bankruptcy, From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

If you've declared bankruptcy, personal finance expert Suze Orman says that the number one thing you should be doing is to make sure you're living be...

Do You Need To Own A Home To "Make It?" From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

If you're under the impression that you need to own a home in order to be financially secure, personal finance expert Suze Orman says that's simply no...

How Much Savings Should You Have Before Investing? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

How much money should you have in savings before you start to make investments with your money? According to personal finance expert Suze Orman, you s...

Will My Children Inherit My Bills? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

If you die before you're able to pay all of your debts off, will your children inherit your bills? According to personal finance expert Suze Orman, as...

How Can You Double Your Money? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

How can you double your money? Personal finance expert Suze Orman says that it's possible to do, but it's going to take time. To figure out how long i...

Suze Orman Talks Shark Tank (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

How does personal finance expert Suze Orman feel about the hit TV show Shark Tank? Suze says, although it takes far more than just money to start a bu...

What Is An HSA? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

Personal finance expert Suze Orman says that, because health insurance premiums have increased about 30% over this past year, companies are starting t...

Prep Now, Save Later: What to Do in October for the Holidays

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 10.15.2014 | Money
Jeanette Pavini

Whether you like it or not, the holiday season is already upon us. The ads are airing, the gifts are hitting store shelves and the mall decorations are already up! Thankfully, we are here to help with our second installment of the "Prep Now, Save Later" series.

How to Save $1,000 by the End of the Year

Casey Bond | Posted 10.14.2014 | Money
Casey Bond

There's nothing like the feeling of starting off a new year with a clean slate and hopeful outlook. Unfortunately, for many, October kicks off a string of major holidays that will ultimately lead them toward a wall of debt in 2015.

Baby Steps to Retirement

Richard Barrington | Posted 10.13.2014 | Money
Richard Barrington

People fail at retirement planning for a variety of reasons, but one of them is that they get overwhelmed by the sheer size of the task. After all, when you calculate how much money it will cost to fund a comfortable retirement, reaching that goal can seem like scaling Everest.

5 Money Lies We Tell Ourselves

Simple. Thrifty. Living. | Posted 10.08.2014 | Money
Simple. Thrifty. Living.

When trying to make ourselves feel better about our financial situation, we often tell ourselves little lies that ease our minds about things. The problem is, if we tell ourselves these lies enough, we tend to start believing them.

Retirement Savings Strategies for the Self-Employed

David A. Dedman | Posted 10.07.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

When small-business owners ask me how they should save for retirement, I tell them they don't need to worry about it -- if they like the taste of cat food.

The 7-Day Financial Fast Challenge #$$fast

Roshell Rosemond | Posted 10.06.2014 | Money
Roshell Rosemond

Write down how much you typically spend in a given month. If you currently do not track all of your expenditures, write down how much you spent last month. Please include all expenses i.e. rent, tithing, gifts, food, charitable donations, etc.

Millennials Want to Close the Generation Gap When Talking Finance

Joseph F. Coughlin | Posted 10.02.2014 | Money
Joseph F. Coughlin

In an ironic generational twist, the children of Baby Boomers are proving more inclined to turn to their grandparents for advice -- at least when it comes to learning about managing money and saving for the future.

The ABC's of Financial Stability

Catherine Alford | Posted 10.01.2014 | Money
Catherine Alford

Always check your bank account. Every day. No matter what. It's important to know how much you have and make sure no one has made any false charges.

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.