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Aug 18 2017

9 Steps to Prepare Yourself Now for the Next Recession

It’s been eight years since the end of the Great Recession. The current economic expansion can’t last. So be ready to survive — and thrive — when it ends. Here’s how.  
Aug 11 2017

13 Easy Ways to Cut Food Waste and Save Money

The average American wastes hundreds of dollars’ worth of food every year. Reclaim that money with these easy tips.
Aug 4 2017

13 Dumb Investing Moves and How to Avoid Them

Nobody’s perfect. But when it comes to your retirement savings, you can’t afford to make mistakes like these. Here’s the story.
Aug 4 2017

8 of the Most Dangerous Dishes You Can Eat at Restaurants

Would you like a heart attack with that? Many of these entrees have about as many calories as you should consume in an entire day. Here’s the story.   
Jul 28 2017

The 10 Commandments of Wealth and Happiness

I’ve been offering money advice for more than 30 years. Here are the 10 most important things I’ve learned about making more money and being happier while you do it. 
Jul 28 2017

25 Hobbies That You Can Turn Into Moneymakers

What are you doing for fun that you could also do for money? Here are some ideas to get you thinking, and tips to get you started.  
Jul 24 2017

DIY Air Conditioning for Under 10 Bucks, and More Hot Tips for Staying Cool

A cheap trick with an ice chest will help keep you cool all summer — and that could keep you healthy. Here’s the story.
Jul 24 2017

You Probably Pay Too Much for These 10 Things

Did you nab a great bargain recently? If it fell into one of these categories, you may have been hoodwinked.   
Jul 14 2017

9 Expensive Cleaning Supplies You Can Easily Make For Pennies

Or go ahead: Keep paying up to $14 to refill that Swiffer bottle, while we do it for a few cents. Totally up to you. Here’s the story.
Jul 14 2017

5 Ways to Never Set Foot in a Grocery Store Again

Today, there are many ways to have groceries delivered to your home or car. Here are some of the best. 
Jul 7 2017

15 Ways to Slash Your Grocery Bill You Probably Never Considered

Want to save a bundle on groceries without the warehouse club? Consider ‘bread from the dead’ and 14 other food shopping secrets. Here’s the story.
Jun 30 2017

18 Ways to Save $100 This Week

Whether you’re in a bind or just want to stash a little extra cash, here’s a bundle of simple ideas to help you grow your savings in a matter of days.  
Jun 23 2017

Of All the Fees You Pay, This One Is the Worst by Far

What’s the most maddening fee you pay? To check your luggage? Bounce a check? Use an ATM? Not even close. Here’s the story.
Jun 16 2017

The Lazy Person’s Guide to Money Management

Who wants to waste valuable time thinking about money when there are vacations to take, books to read and rounds of golf to be played? Here’s the story. 
Jun 9 2017

5 Tips for Getting Your Car to 200,000 Miles 

Pushing your car to 200,000 miles — and beyond — can save you stashes of cash. Here’s how to do it.