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  1. Teaching Your Child To Be Financially Savvy

    If you start today, you can set your kids up for a lifetime of smart money management.
  2. Why You Absolutely Need An Emergency Fund

    What is an emergency fund, and why is it often the first component of sound financial planning?
  3. Student Debt: Is Bankruptcy The Answer?

    Student loans can be a huge financial burden, but bankruptcy won't necessarily save you from paying.
  4. Read Credit Card Correspondence And Save

    Throwing out the mail your credit card company sends you may be the same as throwing away money.
  5. 9 Student Discounts You Shouldn't Miss

    College students can always stand to save some cash. Here are nine discount opportunities students should explore and exploit.
  6. 4 Summer Vacation Ideas On A Shoestring Budget

    If a big vacation is not in your budget, you do not have to stay housebound. These four ideas can help you find a cheap vacation ...
  7. Delayed Interest: Buy More, Pay Much More Later

    Find out the real cost of buying on a delayed interest plan.
  8. Building An Emergency Fund

    An emergency fund can mean the difference between tough times and a total financial disaster. Find out how an emergency fund ...
  9. 5 Financial Apps Worth Buying

    Getting your new iPhone set up? These apps will help you manage your money.
  10. Cash In On Companies With Declining Sales

    The latest retail report showed a 0.5% decrease in sales. Find out which companies took the biggest hit.
  11. Consolidating Debt

    Debt consolidation is one of the most powerful tools for debt elimination. Find out how this process works and what it can ...
  12. A Foolproof Budget Plan For Textbooks

    College textbooks can cost a fortune. We show you how to take some of the sting out of this expense.
  13. 8 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Use Coupons

    You can save a lot of money with coupons, but sometimes avoiding them is the best strategy.
  14. Government Debt: From Billions To Trillions

    The national debt has been growing in leaps and bounds. Find out why.
  15. Students, Get More Bang For Your Textbook Dollars

    Find out how to keep the cost of your textbooks from approaching your tuition expenses.
  16. Life Insurance

    Life insurance is an important component of basic financial planning. Find out how life insurance works and how insurance ...
  17. An Introduction To The Balance Sheet

    The balance sheet is a basic accounting tool used by individuals, business owners and even large corporations to track net ...
  18. Prioritizing Debt

    Debt affects your finances and your life. We show you how to free yourself from this financial ball and chain.
  19. Percentage Budgeting For Seniors: Are You On Track?

    Retirement should be a time to relax and enjoy your golden years, but it's equally important to carefully manage your finances.
  20. Get Your Budget Beach-Ready

    The same diet and exercise tips that work wonders for your waist line can also help you trim your spending.
  21. 4 Things That Are More Expensive Than You Think

    Small purchases may not appear to be a big deal initially, but over time these little items will end up costing you a whole ...
  22. 7 Last-Minute Ways To Pay For College

    If you're scrambling for tuition, check out these last-ditch options to come up with the cash.
  23. Custom Budgeting For Young Adults

    Percentage budgeting is a flexible way for young adults to navigate their first financial challenges and decisions.
  24. Water Cooler Finance: Greece Is Burning And Buffett's Under Fire

    This past week saw the SEC continue its Goldman Sachs investigation and set its sights on Buffett, and there are signs that ...
  25. 7 Expenses You Can Ditch In Retirement

    You get to save on some significant expenses when you retire, leaving more money to do the things you want.
  26. The Easy Way To An Organized Budget

    Categorizing your savings can help you save more money, and save it more effectively.
  27. Opening Your Child's First Bank Account

    Teach your children to save up to meet their spending - and saving - goals.
  28. Travel By Buying Power

    Looking to score a cheap vacation this summer? Find out where you will get the most bang for your U.S. buck.
  29. McDonald's: A History Of Innovation

    This company opened its first franchise on April 15 55 years ago. Without it, fast food just wouldn't be the same.
  30. 6 Budget Must-Haves

    No matter how much money you have, there are six components that you must have in your budget to weather any financial storm.
  31. Hatch A New Financial Plan

    With spring just around the corner, now is a great time for a financial makeover.
  32. 7 Decisions That Lead To Bankruptcy In The UK

    In the past three years, personal bankruptcies have been on the rise throughout the U.K. Here's how it happens.
  33. Marital Union; Financial Separation

    For a happy marriage, a financial separation may be the best solution.
  34. Top 5 Reasons Why People Go Bankrupt

    Bankruptcy can be a result of overspending or bad planning, but sometimes, it's no one's fault. Find out how you can avoid ...
  35. What The First Date Can Teach You About Love, Money And The Person You're With

    Who's picking up the bill on dates these days and what it says about gender roles.
  36. 6 Financial Apps You'll Love

    These smartphone apps won't break the bank - in fact, they may help you save money.
  37. Are The Volunteer Corps Right For You?

    The Peace Corps and AmeriCorps offer low pay, but they offer higher benefits down the road.
  38. 7 Costly Pro Athlete Screw-Ups

    These multi-millionaires have squandered away their fortunes through bad financial decisions.
  39. How Savings Are Saving The Economy

    Even with inflation fears, saving money is still sage advice in a recovering economy.
  40. 8 Steps To An Organized Financial Life

    Disorganization makes planning difficult, and that can cost you big time.
  41. For Young Investors, Too Many Choices, Too Few Dollars

    Your retirement may be decades away, but this is no time to procrastinate.
  42. Budget Like The Government

    Wouldn't it be great to run up charges everywhere and then leave the bill for someone else to pay? That's exactly what happens ...
  43. When To Tip? And How Much?

    Good service can be rewarded through tipping. Find out which services commonly require a tip, and how much you should give.
  44. Top 6 Marriage-Killing Money Issues

    Strengthen your marriage by discussing these financial pitfalls.
  45. 5 Money-Saving Shopping Tips

    Reducing the amount you spend is the easiest way to make your money grow.
  46. Forget Your Bank Account - Use Your Credit Card

    What if you used your credit card as a bank account? Believe it or not, this strange strategy could actually work.
  47. 6 Things You Didn't Know About The U.S. Budget Deficit

    The country appears to be spiralling into more debt all the time, but is it really as bad as it looks?
  48. 5 Extreme Budget Makeovers

    Think you're frugal? These people went to unbelievable lengths to cut back on their living expenses.
  49. What Are You Teaching Your Kids About Money?

    Your approach to your finances could determine your children's financial success.
  50. Doggie Business

    These companies thrive on spoiling man's best friend. But is this industry for the dogs?
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  1. 5 Ways To Make Your Home Remodels Pay Off

    Here are five ways to make your home renovation worth the money and effort you put into it.
  2. Differences Between Private Foundations And Public Charities

    Here's a look at the differences between these types of charitable organizations.
  3. How To Monetize Your YouTube Channel

    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
  4. The World's Most Valuable Private Companies

    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
  5. Is Cyber Monday The New Black Friday?

    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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