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Earn More Money! Why Spending Less Isn’t the Only Answer

Often, the best solution to money worries is to earn more money. Last night, I spent a couple hours catching up on reader emails. Inevitably, about a third of the emails I receive are from people in their twenties or thirties who are either stuck … [Read more...]

Stafford Loan Repayment: Your Options for Paying Off Educational Debt

The following is a post from a new contributor, Kristi Ries, who approached me several months ago about writing for this site. Every week, I get dozens of requests for guest posts and contributing writers, and I say no to 99.9% them. What did Kristi … [Read more...]

Mortgage Underwater? Here Are Your Options

So, was 2005 the year that you dove in and bought your first house? How much do you wish you had had a crystal ball back then? Don’t be too hard on yourself: NOBODY had the ability to see the future and nobody knew just how bad the housing i … [Read more...]

The Case for Simple Investing

"October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August, and February." – Mark Twain. I have some advice that might upset you. If … [Read more...]

How Much are Your Credit Card Miles Actually Worth?

In the world of personal finance, the couple hundred bucks a year you might earn from credit card rewards isn't a big deal. I'll bet you can find five ways to better optimize your finances. Still, if you're like me, you probably enjoy playing the … [Read more...]

How to Save Money While Planning a Fabulous Wedding (Plus: A Free Wedding Budget Spreadsheet and Guest List)

I’m in the homestretch of my engagement. My wedding is 99% planned: loose ends are coming together, I’m attending wedding showers thrown in my honor, butterflies are fluttering around in my stomach, and I’m this close to gaining one new last name. I’v … [Read more...]

How to Buy a House at Auction: Can You Really Get a Home for 50 Percent Off?

You’ve heard the stories and seen the ads. Perhaps you even know somebody who bought a home for cheap at a foreclosure auction. Now, you’re thinking about buying a home of your own. You have CASH from savings or an inheritance. And you’re … [Read more...]