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10 Things That Should Never Go in the Dishwasher Dec. 26, 2019

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Without a doubt, my least favorite household chore is hand-washing dishes. That makes my dishwasher ... Read More

Savvy Shopper Tricks Dec. 19, 2019

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You think shopping is what you do when you buy things. That's true, but it's more than that. Shoppin... Read More

A Crash Course in How to Store Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Oct. 22, 2019

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Could you use an extra $300? You might want to take a look in your garbage. A survey conducted by th... Read More

10 Steps to a DIY Financial Plan Aug. 14, 2019

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Dear Readers: Did you know that 78% of people with a financial plan pay their bills on time and save... Read More

Got Grandkids? Want to Help Them Learn Good Money Habits? Sep. 21, 2016

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Dear Readers, Have you heard of National Grandparents Day? While it may not be widely known or celeb... Read More

Is Your Teen Financially Fit? Aug. 31, 2016

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Dear Parents-of-Teens: As your child heads back to school, you're probably looking at class choices ... Read More

Is a High-Priced College Worth the Cost? Aug. 17, 2016

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Dear Carrie: My daughter is graduating from high school in two years and will hopefully be able to ... Read More

Finding Money You Didn't Know You Had Feb. 22, 2016

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We think we work to pay the bills. But the truth is that most of us spend more than we make on more ... Read More

Worry-Free Is the Way to Be Feb. 12, 2016

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Last year, readers Mitch and Jenn had a string of bad luck. Mitch broke his leg in a skiing accident... Read More

9 of the Best Money Books for Kids and Teens Feb. 08, 2016

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If I had a dollar for every person who has ever asked me, "Why didn't anyone ever tell me how to man... Read More

An Avalanche of Reader Love Dec. 16, 2015

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I've told you about my email inbox, but really, you should see it — not that I am complaining.... Read More

Simple Tips to Keep Things Beautiful and Working Well Around the House Dec. 15, 2015

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FABULOUS FIXTURES. So you splurged on some really beautiful — dare I say expensive — sin... Read More

How to Give Wisely to a Charity Dec. 14, 2015

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It's that time of year again — everyone wants your money. Brace yourself for more dinnertime p... Read More

How to Use Up Every Last Cent on any Prepaid Debit Card Dec. 07, 2015

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Some prepaid debit cards can be problematic to use up to the last cent without going over and having... Read More

Year-End Tax Planning for 2016 Dec. 01, 2015

Succeeding in Your Business

For most people, the end of December is called "the holidays." For lawyers, accountants and other fi... Read More

Like Finding Money You Didn't Know You Had Nov. 30, 2015

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You know the feeling when reach into the pocket of a coat you haven't worn for awhile and pull out a... Read More

How Can a Teenager Begin to Invest? Nov. 25, 2015

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Dear Carrie: My 15-year-old grandson called me the other night and asked if he should open a brokera... Read More

Top 10 Year-End Tax Planning Moves Nov. 18, 2015

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Dear Readers: With time rushing by and the end of 2015 in sight, you may be lamenting that you haven... Read More

10 Changes to Save $500 Per Month Nov. 03, 2015

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Ignorance may be bliss in some areas of life, but your money is not one of them. You need to know wh... Read More

My Secret Financial Security Blanket Sep. 02, 2015

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If I had a dollar for every stupid purchase I've made in my life, I'd be a wealthy woman. My financi... Read More