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12 Signs an Investment Is a Fraud

Investing your money can be tricky, and scammers are known to take advantage of those who aren’t incredibly familiar with what to look for in a sound financial plan.

We get a tremendous amount of satisfaction from not wasting things.

A Look at Proportional Budgeting

Budgeting can be a logistical nightmare for those who haven’t grown accustomed to creating and sticking to a specific financial plan.

4 Ways Stores Trick Us Into Impulse Buys (And How to Resist)

When it comes to selling merchandise, shops of all shapes and sizes are using retail psychology to subtly coax us into making unplanned purchase decisions.

Surprising Ways to Pay for Your Dream Trip Abroad

Traveling abroad is considered a bucket-list vacation for many, but figuring out how to pay for a trip that takes you thousands of miles away from home can be daunting.

Four Ways to Better Organize Your Bills

While paying bills is usually done at least once a month, many households still struggle to handle the time-sensitive process.

How to Get the Best Deal on a New Car Without Being Taken for a Ride

The often lengthy process behind buying a new car is filled with highs and lows that can leave both you and your wallet exhausted.

8 Ways to Avoid an Unhappy Retirement

There are more than a few things in life that we don’t have control over. Thankfully, our retirement—and the enjoyment we get out of it—isn’t one of them.

17 Ways to Slash Your Health Care Costs

Medical debt is one of the most cited reasons in the United States for having to declare personal bankruptcy.

3 Big Money To-Dos For Your 20s, 30s, 40s, And 50s

No matter our age, there are three basic, money-related goals that won’t change—paying down debt, establishing an emergency fund and saving for retirement.