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5 Ways to Build an Emergency Fund in 5 Months

Getting back to where you left off after your grand plan is derailed is essential in recovery. After coming full circle with my <b>emergency fund</b> — …

5 Reasons to Favor a Roth IRA

When you contribute to a Roth Individual Retirement Account you typically don't have to worry about paying taxes on that money or its investment …

My Portfolios - Finance Portfolio

How We Survived After My Boyfriend Lost His $65,000 Job

What 'Mad Men' Teaches Us About Money

Millions of Americans are addicted to "Mad Men," the AMC drama chronicling the lives of the people at ad agency Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. …

3 Ways to Win the Retirement Planning Game

When you speak to investors on a daily basis -- as I used to -- you often get to see the seedy underbelly of their retirement planning, or lack …

5 Money Habits of Highly Successful Young Women

We're constantly reading checklists and money steps for newlyweds, new parents and age groups as a whole, but what about the ladies? If you're a …

Moving in Together: How Soon is Too Soon?

<b>Are You and Your Significant Other Ready to Move In Together? Take the quiz and find out!</b><p>While cheaper rent, half the chores and sharing close quarters with your significant other may seem like a dream, moving in together too soon could cause rental regrets. That’s why Rent.com surveyed 1,000 …

10 More Top Tips from Our Favorite Personal Finance Bloggers

This is the second installment in my compilation of the best financial tips from today's top personal finance bloggers. When it comes to money, these …

5 Ways to Improve Your Financial Knowledge

10 Final Tips from Our Favorite Personal Finance Bloggers

This is the last installment in my compilation of the best financial tips from 30 of today's top personal finance bloggers. When it comes to money, …

Moments Make a Life

It's easy to put off starting a good habit, or to ignore the unsupportive habit that is already entrenched. Each of these decisions makes a huge difference over a lifetime. As author Annie Dillard says, "How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives." Most of us have a choice as to …

11 Easy Changes To Save You Money Right Now

No one complains about having too much money in the bank. But when you're finally done punching that clock, not having enough cash when you really need it can hit you where it hurts.<p>In this spirit, we’ve partnered with Fidelity Investments to bring you 11 simple ways you can start increasing your …

5 Simple Steps to End Any Fight

Fighting with a partner is one of those unpleasant parts of a relationship that we wish wouldn't happen. But what if it was also life-threatening? A Brigham Young University study, tracing couples over two decades, found that more arguments correlated with poorer health and concluded that couples …

Earn More Than You Spend is the Secret to Financial Freedom

One of the steps to help you build a strong financial foundation is to do things that will improve your cash flow — things like starting a budget, …

6 Eco-Friendly Habits That Will Save You Money

5 Simple Steps To Become An Independent Person | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Are you always waiting for your friends to go to the movies with you?<p>Do you rely on your parents or siblings when there is something that needs to be …

7 Things Happy People Do Eagerly All The Time | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

For the life of me, whenever I see happy people, I can’t help but think that there’s just something about them.<p>They have this mysterious charisma …

Happiness

4 Ways To Instantly Swap The Boring Out Of Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

It’s Sunday night. For most, that’s unfortunate. It’s time to get serious, right? We’re about to dive head first into the excel sheets, group …

5 Ways To Live Without Regret | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Regret is something everyone experiences at one point or another. It would be impossible to go through life without experiencing any regret at …

Positive Thinking

10 Tips for Beginning Marathoners

A beginner marathoner asks for tips for her first 26.2.<p><i>I just started running six weeks ago; I train three days a week and have already built up to running a 3K in pretty decent time. I know this may be crazy, but I’d like to do a marathon some time next year. Is that a realistic goal or is it</i> …

Marathons

What to Eat the Week of a Marathon

What you eat and drink can make or break your race. Here’s how to fuel up right so you can cross the finish strong.<p>It's important to have a nutrition plan for the week leading up to your marathon. Not only will this provide the perfect complement to your taper, but it will also get you to the …

Training advice - The Running Bug

Motivation - The Running Bug

The Money Coach Answers Your Burning Financial Questions

MyBankTracker and Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, better known as The Money Coach, have joined forces for Financial Literacy Month. Reaching out on social …

7 Bizarre Ways to Stay on Budget (That Actually Work)

Budgets fail for a number of reasons, but the most common one is that we simply do not follow through. Everyone's optimistic and driven during the …