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3 Easy Ways You Can Be More Money-savvy Than Most Americans

Scrawl This Down- One In Three Americans Budget On A Scrap Of Paper

A majority of Americans do crazy things with their money. If you want to be better with your money than most, it’s not that difficult. Here’s where to start.

How I Save

How I Save: The system I use to trick myself into saving a large percentage of my income each year.

Saving doesn’t come naturally to everyone, including me. Here’s the system I created to trick myself into saving a large percentage of my income each year.

Apple Pay Vs Google Wallet, Softcard And LoopPay: Are You Ready For Mobile Payments?


Your phone wants to replace your wallet. Really. Mobile payments are not new, but Apple Pay is garnering buy-in from consumers and retailers alike. Compare Apple Pay vs Google Wallet, Softcard and LoopPay to see if you’re ready to join the mobile payments revolution.

The Most Important Money Tips Of 2014: Can You Guess Them?

What We Learned In 2014- Ten Top Tips From The Financial Experts

As in life, in personal finance, the greatest lessons are the easiest to learn but the most difficult to master. Here are 10 of the most important money tips from the past year that should guide you as you strive toward your financial goals.

How To Get The Most For All The Gifts You Don’t Want

How To Get The Most For All The Gifts You Don't Want

Don’t let those unwanted gifts go to waste. There are ways to turn those disappointing gifts into something you want, whether it be a gift card to a place you will never shop or a pair of ugly slippers. While it is the thought that counts you also don’t need extra clutter in your closet.

The Best Personal Finance Writing Of 2014

Annual Round Up

The best financial writing of 2014. Need inspiration for your money-related New Year resolutions? Look no further.

The 6 + 1 System For Financial Stability

6 + 1 System

You want to control your money, but where do you start? The 6 + 1 System provides seven easy-to-follow steps for achieving financial stability: No consumer debt, rainy-day savings and the ability to save cash for both retirement and life goals like vacations, cars and your next home.

Premium Gift Ideas For Men That Matter

9 Great Gift Ideas for Men

Finding perfect gifts for the men in your life is never easy. Here are nine gift ideas for men that they will always appreciate, even if they never thought to ask…

Beware Time Suck

Wasting Time: Clock in Trash Can

Every day, I have a plan to come home from work and get in two or three solid hours studying for my CPA exam. I always leave work with good intentions. I tell myself that I will head straight home, fire up my laptop, avoid any unnecessary internet surfing, and immediately open my CPA study […]

Ally Bank Online Savings Account Review

There’s a new national bank competing in the high yield savings account market. Ally Bank offers several online savings options that market-leading interest rates, including an online savings account that requires no minimum opening deposit or minimum balance, as well as a variety of certificate of deposits. Who is Ally Bank? Ally Bank is a subsidiary of the General […]