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8 Ways to Be Richer by Next Month

And we didn't even cut out your daily coffee.<p>Saving money should be a cinch: Just cut your expenses so you take in more than you pay out, and voila, more cash in your pocket. Too bad it's not quite so easy in real life. But even if you’re pretty good at spotting bargains and resisting splurges, we …

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4 Tips For Building an Emergency Fund

As good as our planning may be, life rarely goes according to plan. This is especially true when it comes to personal finances. Your car might break down, or you could incur an unexpected medical expense -- it happens. That's why being prepared for such an event is so important.<p><i>By Jonathan Roisman,</i> …

Personal Finance

The OPEC Era Is Over

The 54-year-old organization still exists on paper, but it's unclear whether it wields any influence as a cartel above and beyond the desires of one member: Saudi Arabia.<p>Here's what the BAML commodities research group wrote in a note at the end of November about the subject:<p>...the fact that the …

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10 Ways to Survive a Long Flight

No matter what you do, being stuck inside a metal tube in coach class for hours is going to suck. You're not going to sleep well, unless you're one of those bizarre people who can sleep anywhere, in which case, I'm incredibly jealous.<p>No matter what you do, being stuck inside a metal tube in coach …

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8 Reasons A Trip To The Philippines Should Be In Your Future

There's an incredible chain of tropical islands in the Pacific that is sprinkled with pink, white and black sand beaches, ultra-relaxing luxury resorts, charming countrysides and villages, exotic foods and an enticing nightlife. You know it exists, but you've probably never thought of planning a …

Obama Signs Cell Phone Unlocking Bill Into Law, iPhone Unlocking No Longer Illegal

United States President Barack Obama will today sign a bill that makes cell phone unlocking legal again, writing the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act into law following its unanimous approval by the Senate and House of Representatives.<p>Obama has long supported the act, which …

Is this retirement move right for you?

Retirement savers transfer billions of dollars each year into Individual Retirement Accounts, typically when changing jobs. But sometimes you may be better off leaving your nest egg alone.<p>It's big business too, with many financial firms urging you to make the switch and some even offering "bonuses" …

Millionaires Support Four-Day Workweek

Careers<p>Wealth, we hear constantly, comes from hard work. But Google chief Larry Page — no slouch in the wealth department — says the workweek should be shorter. So do most millionaires who commented in a recent survey. In a discussion with tech investor Vinod Khosla, Page said "the idea that …

Financial blunders that can cripple your net worth

I became a fee-only financial planner because I fell victim to many of these scenarios that I mention below. Therefore, I believe it is my mission to help others avoid the same mistakes…<p><b>Credit Card debt –</b> I remember when I was growing up that my mom literally had to count change to buy a loaf of …

This Simple House Has a Big Surprise Around the Corner

A striking design choice creates a picturesque space with indoor-outdoor appeal.<p>We love knick-knacks, floral wallpaper, and ruffled bedspreads as much as the next American woman (hello, beautiful), but we also appreciate a home designed with a sharp eye for restraint — and an unexpected touch.<p>This …

9 things rich people do and don't do every day

In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits are like snowflakes — they build up, and then you have an avalanche of …

Fried Food Linked to Diabetes and Heart Disease—With an Asterisk

The more fried food you eat, the more likely you are to suffer from Type 2 diabetes and heart disease, reveals new research. But goodies fried in …

Virginia governor will veto bid to block Medicaid expansion

RICHMOND Va. (Reuters) - Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe said Friday he will veto a Medicaid amendment to the state budget advanced by a Republican-dominated legislature that could prevent him from expanding access to the program through executive action.<p>Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe of …

John Kerry: Human Trafficking Is The Greatest 'Assault On Basic Freedom'

Secretary of State John Kerry released on Friday the 2014 Trafficking in Persons Report, which measures and grades on a tier system the efforts governments are making around the world to crack down on human trafficking.<p>At the press conference to release the report, Kerry was direct about his hope …

Photos Of Waikiki's Homeless Reveal What It's Like To Live On The Streets In Paradise

A good night’s sleep in Waikiki is hard to come by for Roberta Huddy.<p>She became homeless about a year ago after losing her job as a guest services agent at one of the hotels.<p>Now Huddy, who was born and raised on Kauai, lives in a worn-down Chevy Astro with her husband, Greg, on Kalakaua Avenue next …

FCC Is Getting Involved in the Netflix 'Slow Internet' Spat

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The FCC is continuing its aggressive course by wading into the fight between Netflix and internet …

How to Decide Whether to Buy or Build a House

As you start to look at homes, you might be open to the range of options for getting a home. Is it cheaper to build your own home or to buy a house? …

30 Ways to Earn Extra Cash in the New Year

Coming up with extra cash to pay the bills, cover unexpected expenses, boost savings or perhaps even finance a vacation isn’t as hard as it seems. …

How to Calculate Your True Net Worth

Net worth is one of those financial terms that gets thrown around a lot in the news or when talking about celebrities.<p>Hugh Hefner’s net worth is …

Personal Finance

10 Reasons Why You Should Move to Another City in Your 20s

Nothing can bring you closer to building an intimate relationship with yourself and getting to know yourself better than moving away from home and living in another city.<p><b>1. You get to know yourself better.</b><p>The most important relationship in your life is the relationship you have with yourself. …

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9 Things You're Paying Too Much for Around the House (And How to Pay Less)

If you're looking to trim your monthly budget, a quick peek around the house might uncover several things that you're paying too much for. Some …

What Are the Best Phone Apps for My Summer Camping Trip?

<i>A:</i><p>Before you go off the grid camping and hiking, tap the latest apps that will help you plan your trip, your trails, and where to pitch your tent. Even if you don’t have service, many of these apps will remain handy.<p>AllTrails<p>(AllTrails, Inc.)<p>A catalog of hiking routes in the U.S. and Canada, …

5 Very Stylish Reasons to Visit Beverly Hills in 2014

Unique and gorgeous, each has a theme, such as film noir, the golden age inspired by Marilyn Monroe, high-gloss 1970s glamour, a stylishly sophisticated view of the 1960s, and the birth of modern glamour.<p>Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Beverly Hills in high style with five brand-new hotel …

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An Art-Lover’s Guide to Williamsburg

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>How would you decorate your dream beach house? Mine (right on the water, of course) would be filled with pieces of art that I’ve discovered around the world. And, after spending time at the inaugural <b>Art at the River</b> show in historic Yorktown, that collection would include a …

5 Amazing Lesser-Known African Wonders You Have to See [PHOTOS]

If you swoon over baby animals, the southern Serengeti in February is the place to be.<p>(<i>Thousands of Southern Carmine bee-eaters congregate during their migration through Zambia. Photo: Andrew Schoeman/National News and Pictures</i>)<p>Africa is one of the most captivating continents on the planet with …

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