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Real Retirees Dish: My Biggest Nest Egg Regret

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>At some point in our adult lives, most of us make a big financial mistake … or two or three.<p>For me, it was spending too much money on eating out, buying clothes and taking vacations—ultimately swiping my credit card to the tune of about $4,000.<p>As a result, …

Saving money when you have no time

<i>This article is by staff writer Holly Johnson.</i><p>A few weeks ago, I participated in an “Ask the Experts” segment on a huge site in the mommysphere, …

Top 5 Money Mistakes Your Generation Always Makes

View Gallery<p>4 photos<p>Financial folly can come at any age; with each new financial milestone and responsibility comes a whole new way for you to mess …

A Better Year With Better Money

Whether or not we announce it to the world, most of us start the new year intent on having a better future. For many people that means more …

10 Smart Money Moves To Make Before 2015

The end of the year is hectic for most of us; we are juggling parties, holiday shopping, travel, and spending time with family and friends. The last …

How to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

Making monthly mortgage payments can sometimes feel like something you’ll be doing for the rest of your life — but it doesn’t have to be.<p>Paying off a …

Reasons You’re Still Living Paycheck to Paycheck

View Gallery<p>10 photos<p>gpointstudio / Getty Images<p>Even if you’re earning a good salary, you might still be living paycheck to paycheck. And you’re not …

Self-employed? How to save for retirement

Being self-employed has major appeal -- such as the financial freedom to expand your business on your own terms, opportunity for partnerships or …

50 Ways to Improve Your Finances in 2015

<b>Give your money a makeover.</b><p>The new year is the perfect time to hit "refresh" on your finances. Whether you need to update your insurance, revamp your …

Take This Quick Financial Savvy Quiz

Retiring on time is no accident. It’s the work of long-term thinking and careful planning, whether you go about it on your own or hire an advisor to help out.<p>Even those who do hire advisors would be better served to understand the mechanics of saving and investing. Think you know a thing or two …

Best Money Tips: 60 Ways to Make Money Without a Job

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found terrific articles on ways to make money without a job, tips to clean holiday party …

Personal Finance

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6 Personal Finance Tips for Extroverts

Like every personality type, extroverts have their own special style of personal finance management. In many ways, you go-getters have a great …

Want Financial Freedom? Here's What it Looks Like

Have you ever seen people who have financial freedom and thought to yourself, “I want to be able to live like that, too”? For most of us, the mental …

25 Years Of Retirement Income

<b>For the rest of the Forbes 2015 Investment Guide, click here.</b><p>Are you nearing retirement and fretting about what income you can pull out of your IRA? We have a recipe for you. It’s a way of converting a lump sum into a very predictable stream of cash payouts. It won’t give you a huge return, but it …

The Single Biggest Money Mistake People Make

Let’s just cut right to the chase. <b>The single biggest money mistake that people make is that they put too much emphasis on the short term and not</b> …

We Bought The House We Could Afford – No Credit Needed

Four years ago, my wife and I began to search for a new home. Our family had grown and we were looking for a new place to live – our home for the …

The Million-Dollar Income Stream

<i>Four recipes for getting $40,000 a year for 25 years</i><p>What’s the cheapest way to have $1 million coming in for your retirement spending—say, $40,000 a year for a quarter of a century? I looked at four schemes, with price tags ranging from $546,000 to $742,000. I have one favorite. You might, …

Money To-Dos for Your 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s

They say wisdom comes with age--but it's never too early (or late!) to start making smart money moves.<p>How do we know?<p>Well, after culling some of the most popular goals that our premium LearnVest users are working toward, we found that the more things change, the more things stay the same. Our …

Personal Finance

How I Made $4,000 A Month From My Side Job

I did — for way too long! But, I was scared. Scared of trying, scared of failing and scared of change. Sound familiar?<p>See, to me, moving on from my career in personal finance meant I was failing at what I spent a decade of my life trying to do. It meant I would be disappointing my clients, my …

Employment

Retirement Calculators Are Wrong—But You Need One Anyway

To get the most from retirement calculators, it helps to understand their limitations.<p>Everyone knows it’s impossible to predict the future, but we …