Finding and keeping a steady flow of income is Step 1 on your path to achieving a balanced budget and financial stability. offers tips and tricks to help you manage, increase and supplement your income – and even balance it against inflation – effectively so you can achieve your financial goals fast without getting caught up due to lack of cash flow.

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Trump Makes Hispanic Democrats Fear for Their Finances

February 3, 2017 | Joe Pye

Most Hispanics expect the economy to continue improving, but not because of the president.


Are “Concerns” About an Auto Bubble Real?

January 30, 2017 | Michael Koretzky

I hope the credit bureaus are right, and I’m wrong.

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President Trump’s 2018 Recession

January 16, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

It’s coming, but it’s not really his fault.

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We’re So Happy About Our Money

January 3, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Financial optimism is higher now than it was five years ago


How The U.S. Debt Levels Stack Up Against Other Countries

November 22, 2016 |

Hint: It’s not as bad as you think.

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Is Household Debt Creeping Back Up To Recession Level?

November 15, 2016 |

Here are the numbers behind what’s happening to household debt, and what they mean. You shouldn’t worry too much.

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4 Things That Can Be Learned From China’s Debt Crisis

November 10, 2016 |

Learn these lessons and you can save more than China does.

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The Wage Gap Is Finally Slowing Down

June 7, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence

Why CEO salaries may begin to decrease in the future

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How To Use GoFundMe To Pay For College

May 28, 2015 | Jess Miller

As tuition skyrockets, students are looking for money in unlikely places.

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3 Very Strange Small Businesses, And What You Can Learn From Them

May 4, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

This is National Small Business Week. Meet some owners with big dreams.

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The 12 Top-Paying Jobs Right Now That Don’t Require A Four-Year Degree

April 30, 2015 | Jess Miller

As higher education costs soar out of reach, more individuals are finding jobs in these fields.


12 Fastest Growing Jobs You Can Get Through a Temp Agency

March 18, 2015 | Jess Miller

Lost your job but don’t want to work at a fast food place? Try out these occupations instead.

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By The Numbers: Weird Recovery Stats

February 13, 2015 | Michael Koretzky

This week: The economy is roaring back, if you believe these interesting indicators.


Pain or Pleasure? How Accountants Predict Your Financial Outlook

February 12, 2015 | Jess Miller

A new study from the American Institute of CPAs measures financial success in a whole new way.

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Why Low Gas Prices Might Not Help You Get Out Of Debt

January 26, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

In fact, in my experience, low prices can actually drive you further into debt.

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How To Buy A Ghost Town In 7 Easy Steps

January 22, 2015 | Angela Colley

Want to become the mayor, the sheriff, and the outlaw? Here’s how you can buy your own ghost town without spending the big Hollywood bucks.

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5 Things You Can Do On Black Friday Instead Of Going To The Mall

November 24, 2014 | Jess Miller

Tired of being a cog in the consumerist Black Friday machine? Try these money-saving ideas instead.

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What “Affluent” People Regret This Autumn

November 3, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

They may have money, but they still have stress and guilt. Here’s what you can learn from them.

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Can the country get better and worse at the same time?

October 13, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Last week saw lots of good news about the economy – and bad news about people.

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Men and women avoid auto repair shops

October 1, 2014 | Jess Miller

Thanks to the Internet, more people now report being able to fix their own cars — saving them time and money.

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New surveys disagree about the economy

September 24, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

American Express and Fannie Mae aren’t sure how much we’re saving, but they know we’re putting a lot more on credit cards for major purchases this year.

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What’s the tooth fairy pay these days?

March 11, 2014 | Michael Koretzky

Yes, there’s an annual survey of parents about tooth fairy pay. Believe it or not, the results have historically predicted the future of the adult economy.