How to be frugal and invest the difference

This powerful combination has the potential to make anyone wealthy.

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 10:45am EDT

10 ways consumers are often duped

Don't fall for these sneaky advertising and pricing techniques designed to draw you in.

Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 03:15pm EDT

Allowance advice for well-meaning parents

Giving out a regular allowance might not be the best way to impart financial lessons.

Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 09:45am EDT

5 401(k) gotchas to avoid

Between employer contributions and the ability to defer income tax on your own contributions, 401(k) plans often help you come out ahead in retirement saving. However, high fees, expensive investments, poor plan design and a lack of company contributions can sometimes diminish these benefits.

Monday - 09/22/2014, 09:45am EDT

8 ways to maximize your credit card rewards

Get to know your plastic better and reap the benefits.

Monday - 09/22/2014, 07:41am EDT

How to save money on extracurricular activities

By taking advantage of the local school system, you can cut your costs.

Monday - 09/22/2014, 07:41am EDT

7 ways to stretch your child's wardrobe from summer to fall

Those favorite T-shirts and dresses don't have to be tucked away when the weather turns brisk.

Monday - 09/22/2014, 07:41am EDT

8 items you should always buy generic

When it comes to this list, you can skip the pricey name brands in favor of the generic version.

Monday - 09/22/2014, 07:41am EDT

Booking early may not help Thanksgiving travelers

The bad news for air travelers hoping to book early for that Thanksgiving flight is that buying early may not help them at all.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 02:59pm EDT

Do prepaid 529 plans ever make sense?

Prepaid plan can be advantageous in some situations, but the stars have to align.

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 11:15am EDT

529 plans: Should you choose static or age-based?

Are you a seasoned investor? You may be more likely to choose a static plan.

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 11:15am EDT

6 essential questions to ask before choosing a 529 plan

Direct-sold or advisor-sold? Prepaid or college savings plan? Get answers to these questions before you invest.

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 11:15am EDT

How to decide if a 529 plan is right for you

This college savings vehicle has many benefits, including tax-free growth.

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 11:15am EDT

Guide to understanding 529 college savings plans

Here is everything you need to know to pick the 529 plan that's best for you.

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 11:15am EDT

Olive Garden special offers seven weeks of pasta for $100

Feeling hungry? A promotion at Olive Garden allows customers to wolf down all the pasta, salad, bread and Coca-Cola-brand soft drinks they can in a seven-week period.

Monday - 09/08/2014, 11:01am EDT

5 costs to include in your retirement budget

Don't retire without a plan to pay for these expenses.

Monday - 09/08/2014, 10:45am EDT

4 tips for winning the retail credit card game

Credit cards from retail stores typically come with seriously high interest rates.

Monday - 09/08/2014, 09:45am EDT

How to save when eating on the go

Eating while traveling can be pricey, but there are ways to cut costs.

Friday - 09/05/2014, 09:45am EDT

Portfolio analysis: A hyper-aggressive $182K retirement plan

In theory, you can tolerate dips in the stock market, but it's easier said than done.

Thursday - 09/04/2014, 02:29pm EDT

Survey: 25 percent of Americans have more medical debt than emergency savings

One-quarter of Americans say they have more medical debt than emergency savings -- and it's a trend that keeps people up at night, according to a new survey.

Thursday - 09/04/2014, 10:05am EDT
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