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11 Budgeting Skills Everyone Should Master

Stop dreading the "b-word." Mastering these simple budgeting skills will put you on the path to financial wellbeing.

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How to Budget Consistently Without a Steady Paycheck

Adapting your finances to the freelance life takes a little finesse. No worries: You can budget like a boss even without a steady income.

23 Effortless Ways to Go Green (and Save Money, Too)

Captain Planet fully believes in your ability to save the Earth, without even trying!

Here's How Generosity Actually Improves Your Life

Everyone knows giving is its own reward, but it's nice to know that giving gives back to the giver, too. Here's how.

How Living in a Hotel Can Be Surprisingly Affordable

Believe it or not, living in a hotel can be an affordable housing option.

7 Strategies for Paying Off Debt When Living on a Variable Income

Attention, freelancers! If you live on a variable income, it's time to rethink your debt payment strategy.

How Living on a Tight Budget Makes You Happier

Living on a tight budget can seem restrictive, but if you do it with intention, you'll discover lots of life satisfaction you may have been missing.

5 Times Splurging on Experiences Is a Bad Idea

You are usually better off spending your money on experiences than things. But sometimes, even memories aren't worth your money, either.

What to Do When You've Blown Your Budget for the Month

You've busted your budget for the month and there's still three weeks left to go. What now?

10 Books to Read for a Better Money Mindset

Struggling to stay true to your higher-self financial goals? Any of these reads can reset your money mindset.

5 Money Problems You Can Solve With a Good Attitude

Money cannot buy happiness; but can happiness create wealth? Well, with a good attitude, you really can solve many of life's financial problems.

It's Time to Drop These 6 Rules of Money Etiquette

Sometimes old-fashioned etiquette is nice, but when it comes to money, sometimes it's completely out of step.

Here's How Too Many Decisions Costs You Money

Decisions, decisions — making too many can wear you out, and cause you to make some bad ones.

6 Lessons on Surviving and Thriving Through Tough Times From Author Donna Freedman

Author Donna Freedman imparts her wisdom on how to live your best life on the budget you have in her new book, "Your Playbook For Tough Times, Vol. 2."

The 10 Commandments of Reaching Financial Freedom

We all want to reach financial freedom, but there are rules we need to follow in order to get there.

How to Make Sure You're Getting a Deal With Groupon Getaway

Everyone loves a good getaway, but make sure you're getting a deal before you book.

How to Rise Above Financial Jealousy

It's easy to feel jealous about someone else's possessions, or even their life. But it's worth remembering that not all is as it seems.

8 Most Affordable Beach Towns in Mexico

Looking for a quick beach getaway? These gorgeous seaside towns in Mexico offer the most bang for your buck.

6 Terrible Money Moves to Avoid on the First Date

Make any of these bonehead money moves on a first date and you can bet there won't be a second date.

How to Resist the Expensive "Once in a Lifetime" Mentality

Just because you think you'll only buy something once, doesn't mean it's worth spending your money on.

6 Lessons on How to Be a Financial Grownup From Bobbi Rebell

How can you tell when you've become a financial grownup? Author Bobbi Rebell asks icons of the finance world to share their stories.