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Here's The First Thing You Should Do With Every Paycheck

GOBankingRates | Posted 09.09.2014 | Money
GOBankingRates

Here's the problem: Once you get paid, your money has to go several places at once. Bills need to be paid, credit card balances need to be settled, groceries need to be bought, perhaps even some nonessentials, too -- and, in all the shuffle, the money that you should be saving becomes your discretionary income.

How To Take Control Of Your Finances This Summer: Financial Tips For Teens & Parents Alike

Aisha Barrows | Posted 09.08.2014 | Money
Aisha Barrows

I've found that the summer months are the perfect time for a mid-year check-up on my finances, when I can adjust my financial goals based on my needs for the summer and throughout the year. Based on my experiences, here are a few tips for parents to consider as they talk to their teens about the value of saving money this summer (while still having a little fun!).

Retirement Planning 101: How To Save For The Future

WiserAdvisor.com | Posted 07.28.2014 | Money
WiserAdvisor.com

No matter how well you're managing your money now, you need to also be thinking about retirement. (Yes, even if you're only 25 or 30.) The good news is it's never too early to start planning for your retirement. It's also never too late, if you've been slacking up to this point.

17 Foods You Didn't Even Know You Could Freeze

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 07.16.2014 | Taste

This changes everything. Bulk purchases and no more wasted leftovers!

Enjoying A Staycation? 15 Tips To Keep It Frugal And Fun

WiserAdvisor.com | Posted 09.07.2014 | Money
WiserAdvisor.com

If you're interested in managing expenses while still enjoying your time away from the office, start planning a staycation. This is a budget-friendly alternative to a pricey flight, hotel and all the other costs of taking a vacation.

8 Summer Road Trips That Will Get You Out Of The City Without Breaking The Bank

LearnVest | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel
LearnVest

Pack your atlas -- or download the latest map app -- and get ready to hightail it out of dodge and hit the road.

10 Grocery Shopping Tips To Keep Rising Food Costs In Check

LearnVest | Posted 07.21.2014 | Money
LearnVest

Ongoing droughts have bumped up prices for produce and produced a trickle-down effect on meat, since feeding cattle has become costlier. At the same time, a virus has been plaguing pigs across the nation, spiking prices on pork. It's not a pretty picture just as barbecue season goes into full swing. But you can still find ways to grocery shop on a budget, especially if you know where to expect the hikes.

How To Budget Your Money With The 50/20/30 Rule

LearnVest | Posted 07.12.2014 | Money
LearnVest

No matter whether you're a mom with two kids or a recent college grad working your first job, this rule can help you not only figure out how much you should be spending in each area every month, it will also tell you in what order you should be spending your money.

How Teens Can Research Upcoming Purchases To Get The Very Best Deal

Eva Baker | Posted 04.23.2014 | Money
Eva Baker

I developed a plan for making sure that I get the best deals possible whenever I go shopping -- regardless of what I need to purchase. By taking a few moments to plan, you can usually save at least 10 percent and sometimes as much as 30 percent.

My Personal Experience On How To Save Tens Of Thousands Of Dollars On College Tuition

Bradford M. Pine | Posted 04.14.2014 | Money
Bradford M. Pine

Our interest in getting the best financial support possible from the best school for Abby helped me discover a way of potentially lowering college tuition by a significant amount. Read on -- it could save you tens of thousands of dollars!

5 Ways You Can Start Being Frugal -- Pronto!

Manilla.com | Posted 03.18.2014 | Money
Manilla.com

The truth is, if you were to continue your same spending habits past today, even with a bigger paycheck, you would soon find yourself in the same economic position, despite the fact that you have more money.

18 Easy, Painfree Ways To Save Money

Posted 05.23.2014 | OWN

By Paige Greenfield and Meredith Bryan Some of the best things in life can be free -- or blissfully under budget. Here, 18 solid-gold ways to sav...

8 Costly Shopping Habits To Break Today

Posted 05.07.2013 | OWN

By Nathalie Gorman and Valerie Ross How to build your wardrobe -- without blowing a fortune on clothes you won't wear. Keep in touch! Chec...

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 Ways To Spend Less On Gas (And 3 Ways Not To)

Posted 01.04.2013 | OWN

By Taniesha Robinson We've got the gas-saving techniques you should adopt today… and some you should steer clear of. ...

3 Things You’ll Regret Spending Money On (And 5 You Won't)

Posted 11.29.2012 | OWN

By Amy Shearn Sometimes, efforts to save money just net you a cheap, terrible version of something you'll have to replace before you can say, "That...

The Day Of The Week You're Guaranteed To Spend More Money

Posted 10.31.2012 | OWN

By Taniesha Robinson We've got some surprising ways to save a little cash this month. Avoid Opening Your Wallet On… Saturday. Turns out, Amer...

29 Ways You're Throwing Away Your Money

Money Talk News | Angela Colley | Posted 06.18.2012 | Money

Money Talks News: I consider myself a Budget Jedi. I watch my accounts like a hawk, shop sales, and stay home more often than I’d like to save mo...

The 10 Best Things You're Already Doing With Your Finances

LearnVest | Posted 05.21.2012 | Money
LearnVest

Since the recession, 80 percent of people are showing more caution with their finances than they used to, including saving more and investing for retirement. That's good news.

25 Simple Ways To Save

ConsumerReports.org | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

1. Clean the coils behind or underneath your refrigerator with a tapered appliance brush to keep it running efficiently. 2. Skip prerinsing dishes. O...