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9 Ways To Save $339 In 33 Days

Lynn Andriani | Posted 01.17.2013 | OWN

Whether you're booking a flight or have to buy another bridesmaid dress, these simple tricks will put money back in your wallet. Start saving today...

7 Financial Resolutions It's Not too Late to Make

Bob Stammers | Posted 03.17.2013 | Business
Bob Stammers

Do yourself a favor and spend some time going over your finances for 2013. By doing what I like to call a holistic review, where you examine your complete financial situation, you can set true, meaningful financial goals and hopefully save some money in the long run.

How to Negotiate Your Salary

Ramit Sethi | Posted 03.17.2013 | Business
Ramit Sethi

The truth is, if you do it the right way, negotiating your salary actually makes you more attractive to your employer. When you use the right phrases and mindset, you can convince your boss to give you a raise -- and he'll be happy to do it.

10 Simple Money Resolutions All Parents Should Make in 2013

LearnVest | Posted 03.13.2013 | Parents

We just love the new year, from the festive parties to the chance to stay up past midnight for a reason other than catching up on Homeland. We also love the elusive New Year's resolution. Here are 10 financial New Year's resolutions you can act on right now.

Sorry, Lizzie Wurtzel, It's Not Cool to Not Have a Savings Account

Nisha Chittal | Posted 03.12.2013 | Women
Nisha Chittal

Saving, investing and growing your net worth gives you the greatest freedom of all, because you're no longer tied down by the limits of money; you're free to travel, to move, to take risks, to ascend in your career, to take care of your family and to handle unexpected surprises.

Top Savings Accounts 2013

Richard Barrington | Posted 03.11.2013 | Business
Richard Barrington

There's a good chance that the yield on your savings account has disappointed you lately. But now may be a great time to do something about it.

A Question for Black People... What's Your Focus?

Ryan Mack | Posted 03.11.2013 | Black Voices
Ryan Mack

As much as we may be caught up in the political fever of D.C., the truth of the matter is that we have limited control over what politicians do when they go to D.C. However, the decisions we make with our own finances are completely within our own control.

Next New Year's Eve, Skip the Sparkles

Jessica Baca | Posted 03.10.2013 | Style
Jessica Baca

While you might not be able to avoid the cover charge or hangover associated with the first of the year, you can prevent buyer's remorse and save on your attire

Six New Year's Resolutions for Your Finances

Jacob Gold | Posted 03.10.2013 | Business
Jacob Gold

The start of a new year is a good time to reflect on the past year -- the successes, mistakes and, most importantly, how to improve in 2013. Getting your financial house in order is a common area of focus for resolutions.

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.

Things to Buy in January

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 03.05.2013 | Business
Jeanette Pavini

Are you shopped out yet? You might want to catch a second wind -- the great sales don't stop just because the holidays do. From a new set of towels to a new set of abs, January's got you covered with some unexpected deals to steal.

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.

It's Not You, It's Your Credit Score: 7 Ways to Improve It in 2013

Adam Levin | Posted 02.27.2013 | Business
Adam Levin

Rather than viewing a credit profile as manifestation of one's ability to manage money, I prefer to think of it as a self-awareness tool, and self-awareness is an attractive quality. So how self-aware are you when it comes to your credit?

5 Useful Tips to Keep Your Startup From Getting Bogged Down

Zach Cutler | Posted 02.22.2013 | Small Business
Zach Cutler

In a perfect world, everyone would work at maximum efficiency every day, with no red tape to cut through or communication snags stunting progress. Unfortunately, thanks to the human capacity for mistakes as well as the imperfect reality of most business environments, getting bogged down is almost inevitable.

8 Things You're Paying Too Much For (and How to Stop!)

Adrian Nazari | Posted 02.19.2013 | Business
Adrian Nazari

Have you ever considered whether you're overpaying on things like your cable bill, loans or credit cards? Re-evaluate those items and you can save a lot of money.

Your Brain... on Coupons

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 02.18.2013 | Money
Jeanette Pavini

We all feel stressed out at the holidays. From shopping to tree trimming to remembering to move that darn elf, the holidays can certainly make your b...

Six Creative Ways to Save This Holiday Season

Tiffany Aliche | Posted 02.12.2013 | Black Voices
Tiffany Aliche

Who says you have to spend a fortune to be festive? Here are six ways to make the season bright, without bankrupting your bank account.

6 Purchases to Buy on Sale This Winter

Women & Co | Posted 02.12.2013 | Money
Women & Co

With so many people holiday shopping this time of year, you might think retailers hold all the cards in the winter, but that isn't entirely true.

When Overspending Leads to a Financial Hangover

Carrie Smith | Posted 02.10.2013 | Money
Carrie Smith

During this time of year, we all get caught up in the spending frenzy and buy things we can't afford. But if we continue to overspend without thinking, it can lead to a very painful financial hangover come the New Year.

Want A Cheaper Wedding? Buy Someone Else's | Posted 12.10.2012 | Weddings

We’ve already covered two startups in the past week that aim to help redistribute unused commodities that otherwise would go to waste – whether it...

Too Cool To Ask For A Senior Discount?

Next Avenue | Posted 12.09.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Peter Gerstenzang One man is convinced he's too cool to ask for senior discounts -- until he realizes how much money...

Will You Be Cutting Back On Gift-Giving This Year? (POLL)

Posted 12.07.2012 | MarloThomas

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How the Fiscal Cliff Could Hurt Your Credit

Jeff Hindenach | Posted 02.06.2013 | Money
Jeff Hindenach

Falling off the fiscal cliff could mean another recession for the country. Another recession could mean a number of things, including a higher unemployment rate, a slower economy and, of course, more debt. So what does that mean for credit?

The 7 Most Expensive Investing "Truisms" You Must Ignore

Neal Frankle | Posted 02.05.2013 | Money
Neal Frankle

Your ultimate goal is good performance with low risk at the end of the day. Some ETFs might be really inexpensive but who cares if the performance stinks or if they invest in very risky markets?

7 Things I Learned About Money by Becoming a Mother

LearnVest | Posted 02.04.2013 | Parents

If you're looking for a lesson in personal finance, all you have to do is get pregnant. Parents learn so many life lessons in such a short time, that they form a special club of their own. I've found that, when you're a mom, you just get it.