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The Most Critical 6 Months in a College Grad's Life May. 07, 2019

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Graduating from college is one of life's most thrilling events. Finishing my degree, walking the ais... Read More

Ebates -- an Awesome Way to Build a Cash Stash May. 02, 2019

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I could teach you how to be an extreme couponer. I've had a lot of experience, including the time I ... Read More

Cheap, Yes, but Not at the Expense of Others May. 01, 2019

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Living below your means requires a good bit of creativity from time to time. You have to get pretty ... Read More

4 Ways to Stop Wasting Money Apr. 29, 2019

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Want to keep more of the money you earn? Stop wasting money on goods and services that you don't rea... Read More

This Is What Happens When Financially Immature Students Get a Credit Card Apr. 24, 2019

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Our kids are fortunate to be growing up in the most progressive and exciting time in history. Sadly,... Read More

How to Save Yourself From a Foolish Purchase Apr. 22, 2019

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I wish I had a quarter for every stupid purchase I've made in my life. I'd have some major dough. Re... Read More

How to Automate Your Finances Mar. 28, 2019

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I once flew in a chartered jet, not exactly like a rock star, but I did feel quite pampered. The fli... Read More

Zero-Interest Balance Transfer Has Its Reward but Is Riddled With Risks Mar. 25, 2019

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This week, my mailbox reminded me how paying off credit card debt is an uphill battle. And when that... Read More

Even Small Households Can Save Big at Warehouse Clubs Mar. 18, 2019

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It's been a few years now since my husband and I began talking about relocating to another state. At... Read More

You're Not at the End of the Line Mar. 13, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am 60 years old and feel that I have accomplished next to nothing. The only worthwhile... Read More

7 Ways to Get Out of the Supermarket Without Overspending Mar. 11, 2019

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Have you noticed? The cost of food is once again soaring. In fact, the U.S. Department of Agricultur... Read More

Are You Prepared for a Financial Emergency? Mar. 06, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: What would happen if you were hit with an unexpected medical bill or layoff or your ad... Read More

Help! I'm Upside Down in a Durango. And more Reader Dilemmas Mar. 05, 2019

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Dear Mary: I have a Dodge Durango gas guzzler, and I owe way too much money on it. If I were to sell... Read More

8 Ways to Grow a Cash Stash in 2019 Feb. 28, 2019

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Saving money is a curious term with two meanings: 1) to spend less, as in "I buy things on sale to s... Read More

Does It Still Make Sense to Itemize Deductions? Feb. 27, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: With the April 15th tax deadline coming up quickly, I'm getting questions from readers... Read More

The Best Way to Sell Gift Cards for Cash Feb. 21, 2019

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If you receive a gift card from a store you've never heard of or one you're not likely to ever use, ... Read More

The 1 Percent Savings Solution Feb. 20, 2019

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Want a simple, pain-free plan to increase your savings? CPA, author and blogger Mike Piper says to s... Read More

How to Bag a Bargain on Leather Belts, Plus More Great Reader Tips Feb. 12, 2019

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Today I am especially impressed, if not excited, by the cool and very useful money- and time-saving ... Read More

New Bonds Jan. 21, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: I moved to a retirement community seven months ago, excited for the opportunity to make new frien... Read More

8 Little Words That Can Change Your Life Jan. 17, 2019

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You hear it all the time, but do you know what it means to live below your means? Have you figured o... Read More