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Giving out a regular allowance might not be the best way to impart financial lessons.
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.
Get to know your plastic better and reap the benefits.
By taking advantage of the local school system, you can cut your costs.
Those favorite T-shirts and dresses don't have to be tucked away when the weather turns brisk.
When it comes to this list, you can skip the pricey name brands in favor of the generic version.
The bad news for air travelers hoping to book early for that Thanksgiving flight is that buying early may not help them at all.
Prepaid plan can be advantageous in some situations, but the stars have to align.
Are you a seasoned investor? You may be more likely to choose a static plan.
Direct-sold or advisor-sold? Prepaid or college savings plan? Get answers to these questions before you invest.
This college savings vehicle has many benefits, including tax-free growth.
Here is everything you need to know to pick the 529 plan that's best for you.
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.
Don't retire without a plan to pay for these expenses.
Credit cards from retail stores typically come with seriously high interest rates.
Eating while traveling can be pricey, but there are ways to cut costs.
In theory, you can tolerate dips in the stock market, but it's easier said than done.
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.
From beauty products to cameras and camping equipment, here's how to time your next purchase.
Searching online for the best restaurant, business or hotel can be difficult, but an even bigger challenge is wading through online reviews to decipher which one to choose.
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