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The Smartest Financial Decision You’ll Ever Make

Remember: your most limited resource is time.<p>There’s really only one thing young people need know about money: Save for retirement, starting now.<p>Yes, …

Use Honey to save money on Amazon purchases

If you're anything like me, you consider saving money a sport. Of course, to get good at the game, you need the right gear.<p>Or, in this case, the right browser extension. Honey is a popular tool that can automatically dig up and apply coupon codes for thousands of online stores. But now it offers …

Shopping

75 Things You Can Get for Free

Really.<p>There’s an old saying among fellow cheapskates: “Free is my favorite price.” Fortunately, there are many great free things to be had, you just …

17 Simple Swaps for Big Savings in Groceries

You may have never thought about it, but you could go on an extra vacation, get weekly massages, or even donate thousands to charity each year if it …

31 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Save Money

Just do it.<p>You’re probably tired of hearing people — whether it be your parents, friends or personal finance experts — tell you that you need to …

Ramp Up Your Savings by Having Two "Zero-Dollar Days" Per Week

If you’re looking to tighten your budget so you can put a few more coins in your piggy bank, this simple approach will get you spending less and curb …

Personal Finance

75 Free Things To Do This Weekend

If you’re anything like me, you might tend to spend a majority of your money over the weekend. Why? Because most people like to have fun, relax, …

Combined Shape

Building up your savings isn't easy. After all, a whopping 62 percent of Americans have under $1,000 in savings, found a GOBankingRates survey. And, only 14 percent have $10,000 or more.<p>But having a significant amount of money saved is extremely important, especially if an emergency hits. To make …

Personal Finance

30 Summer Solstice Deals and Freebies

The first day of summer means savings on travel and theme parks.<p>The kids are out of school, temperatures have warmed up and the days are getting …

These Are the Best Father's Day Freebies & Deals

We hope Dad is hungry.<p>This Sunday, June 19, is Father’s Day, when children are expected to show appreciation for all their dads have done with …

Big Savings Goal? Try A Spending Fast

How do you feel about your savings goals right now? Are you making steady progress toward what you want to accomplish -- or did you get a little sidetracked recently and spend your cash instead of saving it? Don't beat yourself up about it. Whether you're saving for short-term goals like a summer …

Get Paid to Shop With These 8 Apps

Some pay you simply to snap a pic of your receipts.<p>We all know “there’s an app for that.” Usually we’re referring to apps that make our lives a …

What You Should Know About the New Social Security Rules

Social Security is already a hot-button issue, and recent changes have people <i>really</i> freaking out about it, which makes it tough to get past the …

19 retirement mistakes you're probably making — aside from not saving enough

It's conventional wisdom by now that Americans aren't saving enough for retirement. Recent studies have shown that many Baby Boomers might have to live on a mere $7,000 to $9,000 a year during their golden years, based on their current savings (not including Social Security).<p>If that's not …

This Formula Tells You If Your Flight Is a Good Deal

Flights are getting cheaper this year, but prices vary depending on your destination. To figure out whether a flight is actually a good deal, Luiz …

Air Travel

10 Best Freebies for Retirees

Retiree-friendly goods and services are available at no cost – if you know where to look.<p>Prices don’t get much lower than “free.” Sure, senior …

Freebies

20 Ways To Improve Your Finances In Under 20 Minutes

Some important financial moves are painful, time consuming, or both. Tackling mountains of debt or complex estate planning come to mind. Yet many smart financial steps are simple and take just a few minutes.<p>These simple steps can increase our savings, decrease our spending, or make us smart …

Personal Finance

Save Major Dough on Tourist Attractions with Last-Minute Booking App Whym

The 10 Most Beautiful Beaches in America

What’s your favorite American beach? We’ve obsessed over that topic for weeks to deliver the tastiest waves, loveliest sand, and balmiest breezes …

15 simple ways to save money without sacrificing your social life

And that's not even counting your everyday commitments: dinners out with friends after work, birthday parties and the occasional weekend getaways.<p>While it's tempting to RSVP "yes" to everything — particularly that bachelor party in Cabo — the truth is, your budget probably isn't big enough to …

Focus on How Much You Can Save Per Day to Reach Your Retirement Goals

Plug your numbers into retirement calculators, and you might easily feel overwhelmed. You need <i>millions</i> of dollars to retire comfortably?! Forget …

33 Expensive Services You Should DIY

<i>By Andrew Lisa, Contributor</i><p>From your taxes to your toenails and your radiator to your roasted coffee beans, your life requires upkeep and attention. By definition, professionals don't perform services for free. If you can learn to take on a few dozen key tasks and projects by yourself, you can save …

Your retirement's probably not on track

Most Americans are woefully underprepared for retirement, with the typical American reporting retirement account savings balances of under $60,000. If you have access to a workplace retirement plan (usually a defined contribution, or DC, plan like a 401(k) or 403(b)), thank your lucky stars — …

Why Retirees with Low Savings Are Happy Anyway

Free time can be worth a lot more than cash in retirement.<p>Millions of retirees say they will never fully recover from financial losses during the …

Best Money Tips: How to Make Your Retirement More Successful

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found helpful articles on ways to make your retirement more successful, tips to save money …

This Retirement Calculator Tells You How Much to Save Monthly to Reach Your Goal

Saving for retirement seems overwhelming, and a big part of that is it’s just so much money. For example, if you’re 40, you’re supposed to have twice …

Four ways to earn more interest on your money

Four months after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time in nine years, consumers aren’t earning any more on their savings. …

Top 5 Budgeting Apps of 2016

<i>This post appeared first on The Savvy Scot</i><p>Saving, future planning to be specific is a uniquely humane aspect. We flaunt this skill gloriously while saving/controlling our money expenses with budgeting.<p>But budgeting is a tad bit time consuming, plus people nowadays have a knack to do everything on …

11 Simple Budgeting Rules That Work

The idea of establishing and following a budget may sound great, but actually doing it can be downright hard. Luckily, you don’t have to hire an …

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