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When Should You Begin to Aggressively Pay Down Your Mortgage?

Michael Corbett | Posted 06.10.2014 | HuffPost Home
Michael Corbett

I am a big proponent of paying down that ugly mortgage beast as soon as is practical. But, before you go cutting a check to the bank, there is a pecking order of financial priorities you need to address before you consider tackling your mortgage.

6 Conversations You Need to Have About Money

Richard Barrington | Posted 06.10.2014 | Money
Richard Barrington

The fact that people learn more about finances at home than from any other source is a testament to the importance of families, but it is also a responsibility.

5 Simple Tips I Used to Save $700 on a Single Flight

Bob Lotich | Posted 06.04.2014 | Travel
Bob Lotich

Instead of cutting back on the small things or saving a few dollar by ordering off the dollar menu, I try to save in the big ticket items. Airfare is by far one of the biggest expenses you can incur during a trip, and there's usually room to save when it comes to flying.

Inside the Dating Mind: Analyzing Who Pays These Days and Why

Alissa Fleck | Posted 06.03.2014 | Weddings
Alissa Fleck

If someone believes strongly in a certain practice against all odds, that does say something about their character.

10 Great Financial Tips Sure To Save You Loads Of Money

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 06.02.2014 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

April 15 -- a day that's become a nagging reminder of the money we make and how much we spend -- is around the corner and boomers in particular might wonder how they can save more money in 2014.

America's Pension Black Hole: Dissecting Warren Buffett's Tapeworm

Bob Swarup | Posted 05.31.2014 | Business
Bob Swarup

Warren Buffett described public pension plans as a "gigantic financial tapeworm" and warned of a decade of pain. He was right on the first point, less so on the second.

Easy Ideas for a Spring Home Upgrade

CraftFoxes | Posted 05.28.2014 | HuffPost Home

With spring here, you can add a little more sunshine to the inside of your house with these DIY upgrades, sure to boost your spirits when you're making them and when you're admiring your handiwork.

How to Easily and Painlessly Save Money (and Involve Your Fiancé) in Your Wedding Planning

Claudia Maittlen-Harris | Posted 05.26.2014 | Weddings
Claudia Maittlen-Harris

While planning a wedding is definitely a woman's world, I do believe most brides want their groom to enjoy the day and feel a part of the decision-making.

Let's Help Young People Save for Retirement

John Pelletier | Posted 05.26.2014 | Money
John Pelletier

Our retirement system doesn't work very well for many young employees in our country; That is unfortunate, because money saved when you are young is more potent than money you put away when you are old.

20 Ways to Save in Paris This Summer

EuroCheapo | Posted 05.25.2014 | Travel

The City of Light might be Europe's most visited, but it doesn't need to be its most expensive.

How the Sex and the City Ladies Would Spend Their Refunds

Ko Im | Posted 05.21.2014 | Money
Ko Im

It's almost that time again -- where do you put your hard-earned money from the federal government? What would the SATC women do?

6 Lessons March Madness Can Teach on Retirement Investing

Richard Barrington | Posted 05.21.2014 | Money
Richard Barrington

Those bracket pool entries are probably the most heavily researched investments most people ever make. Perhaps some of that careful due diligence can be carried over to principles that will help people manage their retirement savings.

Money, Marriage and Lies: Keeping Money Secrets From Your Spouse?

David A. Dedman | Posted 05.19.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

Whether it's credit card spending or the secret cash stash, it's not healthy for a marriage to have secrets -- financial or otherwise. Broken trust and hurt feelings from financial secrets will put a wedge between a marriage. Often the damage is irreversible.

The 5 Highly Effective Habits of Money-Saving Queens

Her Campus | Posted 05.19.2014 | College
Her Campus

One of the best things about college is independence: You get to set your own rules, stay out as late as you want -- and manage your own budget?

Why I Went on a Cash-Only Diet

LearnVest | Posted 05.18.2014 | Women

It was after several months of blowing between $800 and $1,200 on food alone that I realized it was time for a change.

Stylish Home Decor That Hardly Costs a Penny

CraftFoxes | Posted 05.14.2014 | HuffPost Home

Spring has likely made you giddy and creative, not to mention eager to de-clutter. Redecorating on a budget, though, is tricky. Who wants to an interior decorator (or banker) to make an old house new?

The Benefits of Befriending Your Future Self

Daniela Tempesta, LCSW | Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniela Tempesta, LCSW

When was the last time you checked in with your future self? I mean really sat down and envisioned who you would be decades from now and what your lif...

5 Money Questions To Ask Before Your Wedding Day

Chris Easter | Posted 05.10.2014 | Weddings
Chris Easter

Talking about money might not be as fun as discussing the songs your reception band will play or the tropical location in which you'll be honeymoon...

Confession: I'm Scared to Pay Off My Student Loans

LearnVest | Posted 05.10.2014 | Women

Being student-loan-free means I'm old. As in, I should have my life figured out by now. I should be married (which I'm not), have kids (which I don't) and know what I want to do career-wise (again, I don't). I'm almost 29 and don't know what the rest of my life will look like.

5 Easy Ways to Reduce Clothing Waste and Save Money

Emily Chen | Posted 05.03.2014 | Impact
Emily Chen

As clothing manufacturers and governments address waste in both the pre-consumer and post-consumer stages of the global textiles lifecycle, what can we easily do to reduce clothing waste -- and save money?

How Much Emergency Money You Should Have On Hand, From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

Personal finance expert Suze Orman had some great advice to share when it comes to how much emergency money you should have on-hand. “I always li...

Should You Close Credit Cards That You No Longer Use? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

Personal finance expert Suze Orman had some excellent advice to share with us on the topic of whether or not to close inactive credit cards. Suze ...

Why Municipal Bonds Might Be A Good Investment For You, From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to advice on where senior citizens should invest their money, personal finance expert Suze Orman thinks municipal bonds are a great opt...

The Truth About Your Credit Score, From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to breaking down the truth about credit scores, personal finance expert Suze Orman taught us a valuable lesson or two. “This is the...

Can You Afford To Have Children? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

Personal finance expert Suze Orman had some expert advice to share when it comes to deciding whether or not you can afford having a child. Accordi...