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3 Apps That Pay You To Workout And Eat Healthy

How are you doing on your health and fitness goals for the year? Have you stuck to your commitment to exercise five times a week? Have you kicked the soda habit for good? No worries if you haven't, that just means you're normal. An article fro … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Trick Yourself Into Saving More And Spending Less

You know that if you do enough abdominal crunches and jumping jacks, your stomach will get stronger and you’ll lose some weight. According to psychology experts, the mind is just another muscle that works the same way. If you exercise the brain, y … [Read more...]

How Your Net Worth Is Affected By Self-worth

At some point in your financial life you may have heard that if you don’t believe you can get more money then you won’t get it. The reality is that our perception of ourselves, and how worthy we think we are, has a direct correlation with our net wor … [Read more...]

Let’s Try This Again: Financial New Year’s Resolutions 2.0

This was gonna be the year that you did everything right. You'd hammer out a budget, stick to it with extreme prejudice, set your financial house in order by February and coast to financial efficiency and unimaginable riches the rest of the … [Read more...]

5 Secrets To Help You Change Your Habits For Life

This time of year, perhaps the last thing you want to read is another post about New Year’s resolutions and how to make them stick. Because we all know the majority of us January 1 do-gooders are skipping the gym, smoking and binging on cookies ag … [Read more...]

Five Tips To Help You Quit Gym Memberships

It's not easy to muster the willpower every day. But it's even tougher to face the grim reality that you don't use your gym membership and need to quit. The gym industry thrives on selling monthly, automatically-billed memberships to customers … [Read more...]

How Do You Hope to Improve Your Finances Next Year?

Ok, it's question time: What’s your top financial priority next year? Your other goals? Your---dare I say---financial resolutions? Please share your goals in a comment. I’m obviously writing this around the New Year, but it doesn’t matte … [Read more...]

What Should You Do With A Year-end Bonus Check?

After many years of school, I now have my first job and I expect to receive a year-end bonus somewhere between $5,000 and $10,000. What should I do with my bonus check? What kind of saving options do I have? (I will already have maxed out my 401k.) … [Read more...]

To Be Happy, Spend Money On Experiences, Not Possessions

Our generation takes a lot of flack from our elders for being lazy, coddled, entitled and (insert your derogative adjective here). Sure, there is truth to our critics’ claims: No, we don’t want to give up our best years to work 80 hours a week … [Read more...]

Should Your Parents Still Be Your First Stop For Financial Advice When You’re 30?

As a teenager, you likely hit up Mom and Dad for money. Maybe you still do that—but as a young adults, you’re also likely to hit them up for money advice, according to two new studies. Fidelity’s first ever Millennial Money Study reveals that paren … [Read more...]