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  1. Do You Need Dental Coverage?

    Here's an overview of what dental insurance is and whether or not it would be a worthwhile purchase in your situation.
  2. Tough Times For Working Moms

    Here's a rundown of some of the difficulties working moms face in today's society.
  3. Used Car Shopping: How To Avoid A Lemon

    Being prepared before buying will save you thousands in the long run.
  4. Educating About Poverty Through Frugal Living

    Live Below the Line is a challenge that hopes to raise awareness about poverty in the U.S. These tips can help you cut your ...
  5. The Costliest Diseases In America

    America spends truly staggering amounts of money on diseases that are, in many cases, preventable.
  6. Comparing Health Savings And Flexible Spending Accounts

    When it comes to medical expenses, there are many accounts that provide tax advantages. We look at two commonly seen among ...
  7. How To Get Your First Credit Card

    Here's a rundown of how you can go about getting your first credit card.
  8. Innovative Packaging That Packed A Punch

    It's easy to dismiss clever packaging as a gimmick, but an appealing package can turn a mundane product into a breakaway ...
  9. Careers With Declining Salaries

    Whether due to the economy or increased competition, these careers are coming with lower and lower salaries.
  10. Summer School Or Summer Job? Weighing The Benefits

    The decision to go to summer school or seek out a job can have economic and academic repercussions.
  11. Is Insurance Underwriting Right For You?

    If you have excellent analytical skills and an eye for detail, this may be your calling.
  12. States That Shut Down Prepaid Tuition

    These plans are quickly dying and for good reason. We tell you why.
  13. Fun Father's Day Gift Ideas

    No matter what your Dad's interests are, here are some interesting gift ideas for you to choose from.
  14. How People Fall Into A Debt Spiral

    If you're struggling to pay off your debt, you'll need to develop discipline and patience in order to dig yourself out.
  15. The Importance Of Strategic Planning

    Planning out the future of your business is the best way to ensure success. Here are some tips.
  16. Father's Day Gifts That Dads Regret Getting

    These cliche gifts can sometimes be very disappointing Father's Day presents.
  17. Unique Places Where Personal Finance Training Is Taught

    Consumers can get personal finance training from schools, the government, the military and a variety of community organizations.
  18. Financial Tips For The First-Time Traveler

    Safeguard your wallet and ensure that financial mishaps don't ruin this once-in-a-lifetime experience for you.
  19. Should You Incorporate Your Business?

    Find out how becoming a corporation can protect and further your finances.
  20. Avoid The Monthly Payment Trap

    Low monthly payments are easy on the wallet. However, interest and other fees lurk just below the surface.
  21. The Pitfalls Of Diversification

    Diversifying may reduce risk, but what does that mean to your overall ROI? Find out here.
  22. How To Find The Perfect Apartment

    Here are some useful tips to help you find an apartment that's affordable and livable.
  23. 3 Inexpensive Healthcare Options For Young People

    From health co-ops to private plans, here's a rundown of some of the best healthcare options for young adults just out of ...
  24. Hybrids: Financial Friends Or Foes?

    Forget the planet for a minute - what really matters is whether these vehicles fit your budget.
  25. How To Balance Retirement Savings With Your Child's Tuition Costs

    Here's how you can juggle saving for your child's college education and your retirement.
  26. Career Fields That Guarantee Jobs

    If you take one of these career paths you are very likely to have a job after graduation from post-secondary.
  27. Pros And Cons Of Volunteering In Your Career Field

    Here are some positives and negatives of volunteering in the same area you work in.
  28. Why Innovation Is Crucial To Success In Business

    Brands must show courage and a willingness to make mistakes through the creative process in order to adapt with the times.
  29. 7 Ways To Save Money By Spending More

    Here are some ways spending a little more money now can result in savings in the long run.
  30. Understanding Your Mortgage

    We walk through the steps needed to secure the best loan to finance the purchase of your home.
  31. 4 Massive Frauds You've Probably Never Heard Of

    Here are four historically significant, obscure, large-scale frauds from the previous two centuries.
  32. Can Samsung Compete With Apple's Retail Stores?

    This strategic move may just shoot Samsung to an uncatchable spot in the consumer technology sector.
  33. 4 Examples Of Misleading Health Ads

    Here are some of the most famous instances of false advertising in the health and fitness industry.
  34. APR vs. APY

    Annual percentage rate and annual percentage yield are two ways companies calculate the amount of interest you can owe. Learn ...
  35. Ways To Be Frugal In Your 20s

    If you are a recent college grad or still in school, here are some fun and innovative ways to save money.
  36. Times When Outsourcing Is A Good Fit For Your Company

    More and more companies are choosing to outsource. Here's a look at the costs and when it may be appropriate.
  37. When (And How) To Fire A Client

    Firing the clients who take more of your time and effort than the revenue they contribute is a great way to improve your ...
  38. 6 Ways To Save On Lawn Care

    The costs of having a pristine lawn can add up quickly. Here are some tips to help you save your money.
  39. People Who Benefit The Most From Volunteering

    From parents to students to retirees, volunteering can be of great benefit to a lot of people. Here are people who volunteering ...
  40. The Best Ways To Volunteer

    The most beneficial type of volunteer activity depends on your goals for volunteering.
  41. Student Loan Rates To Double

    As of July 1st, be prepared for student loans rates to go up.
  42. How To Stay On Track With Your Budget

    Sticking to a budget and making savings is the only way to put yourself on a firm financial footing.
  43. How To Reduce Your Landscaping Costs

    Landscaping is one of the easiest ways to increase the value of your home.
  44. The Appeal Of Company Spinoffs

    Companies are increasingly turning to spinoffs for a variety of reasons, including improving performance.
  45. The Top 3 Educational Systems In The World

    Prospering economies and financial sectors benefit from highly evolved teaching systems. Find out how.
  46. Keeping Clients Through Good And Bad Times

    If you work in the financial industry, the secret to keeping clients happy is to be consistent.
  47. Healthcare Needs Of Retired Couples

    Here's a rundown of the expected costs to pay for healthcare for senior citizens once they reach retirement.
  48. Reasons To Steer Clear Of Rewards Cards

    The thought of earning rewards from purchases may seem like a good idea, but there are some things that should be considered ...
  49. How To Market Yourself

    Find out why most current advertising methods are a waste of money and why online word-of-mouth is the future of marketing.
  50. Budgeting Tips For Different Income Brackets

    While each individual's financial goals and needs are unique, there are some common pieces of advice that apply to each segment ...
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