5 strategies for defeating a shopping addiction

A shopaholic's guide to make the 'I-just-have-to-have-this' impulse go away.

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 06:45am EDT

Top 5 things you can rent for extra cash

Try these sites to monetize your spare room, parking space or rusting bike.

Monday - 09/29/2014, 09:15am EDT

8 ways to pay off your mortgage years earlier

Some are better off using the money elsewhere, but extra payments and refinancing can do a number on your mortgage.

Monday - 09/29/2014, 07:15am EDT

Debunking 8 common investing myths

You don't need to pick stocks or eschew all risk to be a good investor.

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 12:45pm EDT

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
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