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A Tricky Way to Save Money & Keep Your Financial Goals in Check

Savoring the moment when you achieve a financial milestone like paying off a credit card or having even a small financial victory like not giving in to an impulse purchase can help keep you on solid financial footing, according to new research. The researchers say that simply categorizing financial experiences can help consumers extend good

Links We Love: 38 Ways to Save Money Without Trying

Taking a look at the best personal finance news, tips and advice from others around the web! This week we’re highlighting 38 ways to save money without trying, why you should still save — even when you’re in debt, signs you have a toxic relationship with money, surpassingly simple ways to become a millionaire — and

Links We Love: 12 Tiny Habits That Can Lead to Incredible Wealth

Taking a look at the best personal finance news, tips and advice from others around the web! This week we’re highlighting 12 tiny habits that can lead to incredible wealth, 5 voices to tune out when it comes to managing your finances, cheap (and clever!) ways to entertain your kids, 3 ways to prevent emotions

How FICO’s New Credit Score Will Impact Consumers

Fair Issac Corp., the creator of the widely used FICO score, is switching up how it computes credit scores. The new score, known as FICO 9, will be rolled out to the three major credit bureaus this fall. But what does this mean for consumers? The Good News Non-traditional credit, such as your residential rental history,

Links We Love: 8 Ways to Save Money While Eating Out

Taking a look at the best personal finance news, tips and advice from others around the web! This week we’re highlighting how to save money while eating out, the best ways to spend the first ten minutes of your workday, emotions that can sabotage your finances,  financial tips for traveling abroad, five fixes for money

Should You Co-Sign for Your College Kid’s Credit Card?

There are numerous financial decisions to contemplate when sending a child to college. Beyond crunching numbers to find the best financial aid package and filing the dreaded FAFSA (free application for Federal student aid) you have to determine what meal plan you should purchase and whether or not you should rent or buy books. Parents

Financial Basics Every Teen Needs to Know

Right now, driving your son to sports practices and games, hounding him to do his homework, and reminding him that despite being in his late teens, he does have a curfew dominates your daily schedule. But even with the jam-packed schedule, it’s vital that you take the time to talk dollars and cents with your