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The Best Tools for Managing Household Finances

Try these techniques to stay on top of your spending

Realistically, managing household finances can be challenging, especially when it requires coordinating multiple people’s spending…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Ways to Save on Shipping Costs: Gearing Up For Holiday Shipping and Shopping

Save money this holiday season

This holiday season, consumers can expect to be able to choose their shipping preference. More…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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When to Splurge

Here are 6 areas in which conventional wisdom says you can

Most consumers intuitively know it’s smart to go for the best deal, and yet the…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Credit Cards

5 Ways to Maximize Your Credit Card Rewards

Use rewards programs to your greatest advantage

According to a 2011 study from Colloquy and Swift Exchange, the average household enrolled in…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Attention Consumers: ATM and Overdraft Fees Are Climbing

How to keep more of your money in your pocket

While the best way to avoid these fees are to keep good records, stick to…

By Stacey Tisdale

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The Best Remodeling Projects to Boost Your Home’s Value

These upgrades have more than just aesthetic value

If you’re considering investing money into home improvement projects this year, there are several factors…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Best Ways to Save on Moving Costs

6 tips for keeping your moving budget under control

From renting a truck to purchasing cardboard boxes and bubble wrap, there’s no shortage of…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Shopping Smart: Tips for Saving on Grocery Staples

Coupons aren't the only way to save

These days, enjoying deep savings when grocery shopping requires more than coupon clipping. There are…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Black Voices Matter on Social Media, and Corporate America is Listening

How the Black Social Media Movement is changing socioeconomics

“Black Twitter consistently drives global trending topics and cultural conversations. As blacks become an…

By Stacey Tisdale

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3 Ways to Invest $100

Think investing is only for the rich? Think again

To prove that investing is not beyond the reach of us ‘99%ers,’ I asked three…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Venus and Serena: Williams Sisters Top All-Time Money Winners in Women’s Tennis

Why tennis prize money is soaring

While Venus and Serena Williams are 22 standings apart in world tennis rankings, they top…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Does Lower Unemployment Mean Higher Interest Rates?

Employment report shows modest job creation and lower unemployment

“One of the objectives of raising interest rates is actually to put a hold…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Feature: When Going Back to School Makes ‘Cents’

Alternative Medicine Student T.Cleo Austin sets up long-term career plan and helps Tanzanians

“I wanted to do something that better reflected my philosophy in life and work in…

By Dayvee Sutton

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A Fresh Look at Savings Accounts

Don't knock this basic savings vehicle before you try it - again

With the myriad saving options available – and, let’s face it, dismal interest rates over…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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5 Ways Credit Cards Can Help Save on Back-to-School Shopping

How to prepare the kids for the school year without busting your budget

Bonus malls are online shopping portals that help you rack up additional rewards or get…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Cozette M. White Creates Chore System That Teaches Kids About Money and Wealth

Kids earn money, not burn through their parents' money

Cozette M. White is on an unapologetic mission to transform lives and bank accounts.

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How Strong Is Your Money Mindset?

Financial Planner, Michael F. Kay provides tips on how to determine your economic success

Use these tips to squeeze the gap between your economic potential and see results.

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How to Choose the Best Car Insurance

Get the most coverage at the best price

Whether you need car insurance for the first time or are shopping around for a…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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10 Savvy Ways to Save Money Dining Out

Smart ways to indulge in your favorite culinary pasttime

We all know that dining out can be prohibitively expensive. But making smart decisions can…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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7 Insider Secrets for Booking Cheap Airfare

Find affordable flights and stretch your travel budget

These 7 insider secrets will help you find cheap airfare and stretch your travel budget.

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