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Articles About saving
February 10, 2016
3 Times When It’s Better to Save Than Invest
Savings accounts are known for having pitiful returns, but sometimes it's still smarter to choose saving over investing.
February 10, 2016
How My Emergency Fund Kept Me from Financial Disaster
Emergency funds are like flu shots. Everyone knows you’re supposed to get one, but a lot of people don’t bother.
February 09, 2016
3 Reasons Why You Can’t Save Money
It's not easy to save money in America's current economic climate. But some people are just no good at saving, even when they can afford it. Here's why.
February 01, 2016
How I Save Money on Household Items
My tips for saving cash on day-to-day items for your home.
January 25, 2016
No Adults Allowed: The Only Bank in the World Made for Kids
The best way to teach fiscal responsibility to your son or daughter is to start a bank account in their name and let them manage their own money.
January 01, 2016
How to Start Off 2016 Right … Financially, That Is
The best possible New Year's Resolution you can make is it to start the New Year off by making smart financial decisions.
November 30, 2015
How Do the Rich Really Get Rich?
Many built their fortunes through their own efforts, whether from establishing successful businesses to consistently hitting major-league curveballs.
October 15, 2015
6 Tips for Saving for a Down Payment
Saving for a down payment is by no means a quick and easy feat, but if you’re willing to get a bit creative with it, it may be more attainable than you think.
September 17, 2015
Is Saving Money Bad For the Economy?
Americans aren't spending their money. We should all panic, right? Not necessarily. Here's why saving is essential to economic growth.
September 04, 2015
5 Ways to Make the Most of Healthy Finances
There really is life after debt. Here's some advice on how to make the most of being debt-free.
August 16, 2015
7 Habits That Could Be Sabotaging Your Finances
You scrimp, save, and bargain shop all in hopes of sticking to your monthly budget, but sometimes it just doesn't work out. Here's a few reasons why that could be.
July 29, 2015
3 Smart Things to Do When You Inherit Money
When cash falls into your lap, it's tempting to spend it on luxuries, but don't give in. Here's how to make your inheritance serve you well in the long run.
June 11, 2015
Why So Many Young People Hate the Stock Market
Young Americans have a difficult financial future ahead, especially when it comes to retirement. So why don't more millennials invest in stocks?
March 29, 2015
4 Benefits of Working Past Retirement Age
It's common for people to retire as soon as they can. And while that might be an OK for some, working past the official retirement age has some benefits.
March 25, 2015
Shocking Stats About Money and Your Relationship
Dollars are perhaps the most desired tool in society as we spend most of our time either earning or spending them.
March 22, 2015
10 of the Worst Cities in America to Save Money
California cities top the list of worst places for savers, based on factors such as sales tax, home values, average rent, income, unemployment, and gas prices.
February 07, 2015
5 Best Ways for Companies to Improve 401(k) Plans
More responsibility is being placed on Americans to save for their own retirements.
January 30, 2015
10 Rights You Should Have as a Taxpayer
The Taxpayer Advocate has been pushing for a straightforward, thematic bill of rights, similar to the one amended to the U.S. Constitution.
January 28, 2015
3 Hidden Reasons Why Your Credit Sucks
"I pay my bills on time. Why isn't my credit score higher?"
January 24, 2015
5 Ways to Budget With an Inconsistent Income
Having an inconsistent income doesn't mean you can't keep a budget.
January 19, 2015
How to Balance Unfulfilled Dreams With the Financial Realities of Life
Find out when it's okay to live out your dream and when it's just too expensive.
January 12, 2015
Gen Y, Use Your Money
Personal finance scares a lot of people, but money can be about joy, doing what you love in your young adulthood, and living the life of your dreams.
January 05, 2015
5 Reasons You Will Always Have a Job
In a perfect world, you’d reach the age of 65, retire, and enjoy a work-free life. Unfortunately, that's not where we live.
January 05, 2015
5 Ways to Save Money on Birthday Parties
Here are five easy ways to save money on your kid's next birthday party.
January 04, 2015
7 Ways to Set Your Children Up For Financial Success
As parents we walk a tightrope: we want all the opportunity of the world laid at our childrens’ feet, but we also want them to know and understand hard work.
December 28, 2014
5 Ways to Ruin a Perfectly Good Retirement Plan
Even the best laid retirement plans can be derailed by catastrophe or simple neglect. Watch out for these pitfalls.
December 09, 2014
How to Avoid Financial Regret in Retirement
Don't let bad money management now create financial problems for you in the future.
December 08, 2014
How to Meet Financial Goals
Tracking your spending is the first and most important step toward achieving your financial goals.
November 27, 2014
4 Foolish Ways to Handle Debt
Just as some decisions are productive and effective in regards to getting out of debt, some choices have the opposite effect. Here are four strategies to avoid.
November 26, 2014
What Everyday Expenses Actually Cost
Whether it’s regularly stopping at Starbucks, eating lunch out or splurging on a mani, we all spend money on small daily or monthly indulgences.