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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

www.springwise.com | 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
LearnVest

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.

9 Ways to Save Money on High-Tech Gifts This Holiday Season

Jonathan Rettinger | Posted 02.03.2013 | Technology
Jonathan Rettinger

The downside to the growing obsession with gadgets is that the holiday season is getting a lot more expensive. So how can you still buy the tech gifts you know your friend or loved one wants, without breaking your budget?

Best Things to Buy in December

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 02.03.2013 | Money
Jeanette Pavini

Holiday shopping aside, there are a few other little bonus items that you'll find especially good to buy this month -- these items truly are December's best buys.

10 Food Budgeting Tips I Wish I Followed Religiously

Laura Kumin | Posted 02.02.2013 | Taste
Laura Kumin

Those who carefully plan every meal and shop as if it were a chess game hardly need my advice. These tips are for the rest of us.

Starting a Business? Help Save Your Cash and Try Bartering

Women & Co | Posted 01.30.2013 | Small Business
Women & Co

Exchanges are useful if you can't find a one-on-one local partner, but the Better Business Bureau recommends you read the fine print before you join a barter network.

How To Sell Your Dress BEFORE The Wedding

today.msnbc.msn.com | Posted 11.30.2012 | Weddings

When Kathleen Baldwin’s fiancé dropped her off at Vera Wang, he told her not to spend more than $5,000 on her wedding dress. But the gown she fell ...

Coupons, Then and Now: Secrets of Extreme Couponing

Susan Samtur | Posted 01.30.2013 | Money
Susan Samtur

Over the course of my life, I have saved over $100,000. Just a few years ago, people were embarrassed to use coupons because of the stigmas associated with them. But now, coupons are the new cool.

Great Black Friday Tips (Or Is it Brown Thursday?)

Ebong Eka | Posted 01.21.2013 | Money
Ebong Eka

The sense of retail urgency appears to have subsided as a result of the current state of the economy and better educated shoppers. But if you are much braver than I am, use these tips to use for Black Friday Weekend.

Gifts Penny Pinchers Can Buy

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 11.23.2012 | Money

It's always tough to find a great gift for the ultimate cheapskate. Thankfully, us penny pinchers at HuffPost Money have come up with a list of gi...