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Here you’ll find all of our articles that focus on the latest tips and techniques that help you save money so you can increase vital free cash flow in your budget. Every dollar you keep in your pocket is one less expense you have to put on plastic, and it’s also one extra dollar you have to put towards achieving your financial goals!

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Trump Could Be Great for Your Student Loan Debt

January 19, 2017 | Brandon Ballenger

Or he could be horrible. That’s why I just applied for a new repayment plan while I still can.

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8 Reasons Why You Don’t Have An Emergency Fund

January 19, 2017 | Dollar Stretcher

Are any of them reasonable?

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Want to Stop Living Paycheck-to-Paycheck? Move to Mississippi

January 18, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Can’t keep living paycheck-to-paycheck? You don’t have to if you move to any of the cheapest states in the U.S.

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This Week Around the Web

January 13, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski

Money systems, extreme saving, free things, falling off the wagon and more.

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None of Us Are Ready for an Emergency

January 12, 2017 | Dori Zinn

What if you don’t have enough cash even for a tragedy, disaster, or other emergency? Most of us aren’t ready for one.

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If You’re Stressed About Money and You Know It Raise Your Hand

January 11, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Money has a huge impact on our overall well-being in life. To reduce stress and be happier, we need money or a better attitude when it comes to money.

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10 Dumbest Things Millionaires Have Ever Wasted Their Money On

January 11, 2017 | John Rampton

No matter what our wealth level, we seem to waste money. It must be some part of human nature because it doesn’t matter how little or how much we have – there are some that see money as burning a hole in their pocket and they must spend it. Still others have proven it’s possible […]

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10 Free Things That Used to Cost Money

January 10, 2017 | Money Talks News

Not everything is getting more expensive.

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How Unpaid Utility And Cell Phone Bills Can Ruin Your Credit

January 5, 2017 | Mary Reed

Watch out, this little bill can have big consequences.

Can you handle a medical credit card?

Ladies Pay More for Retirement Health Care Than Men

January 4, 2017 | Dori Zinn

While women will have to spend more on health care in retirement, that doesn’t mean men have it very easy. Both groups face a huge struggle to save for their golden years.

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Ask The Expert: How Do I Know You’re For Real? [video]

January 4, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader is skeptical of financial experts — and he has a point.

Don't fall for the top scams of 2014.

We’re So Happy About Our Money

January 3, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Financial optimism is higher now than it was five years ago

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Cheap Car Care That Pays Off Big Down the Road

January 3, 2017 | Money Talks News

With a little TLC, today’s vehicles can easily last for 200,000 miles.

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Dvorkin On Debt: Pan’s Plan

January 2, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Ronald Pan is the latest Debt.com scholarship winner, for three big reasons.

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This Week Around the Web

December 30, 2016 | Brian Bienkowski

Trick yourself, make money, save money, educate your kids and more.

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My Simple Trick For Always Staying On Budget

December 29, 2016 | Debt.com

No-stress, no-sacrifice saving? It’s not too good to be true. It’s too true to miss out on.

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Guess Who’s At Risk for Investment Fraud?

December 28, 2016 | Lucy Lazarony

Hint: It’s exactly who you would expect to be a smart investor.

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Ask The Expert: Do I NEED To go To College? [video]

December 28, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A young reader wants to know his financial options after high school.

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Want Residents to Pay off Debt? Don’t Just Bill Them — Help Them

December 27, 2016 | Dori Zinn

National League of Cities gets those in debt to pay it back by giving them time, not money

Is it time to buy a TV? Shop carefully.

7 Hints to Help You Score the Perfect TV

December 27, 2016 | Money Talks News

How to get a great deal on a television without buying technology you won’t use.

Retirement is top concern for many Americans

Dvorkin On Debt: “Elder Financial Abuse” Is Real – And Growing

December 26, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Thieves and even family members are increasingly targeting senior citizens.

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10 Tips to Get the Best Deals From Outlet Shopping

December 20, 2016 | Money Talks News

Learn ways to get even bigger discounts than advertised.

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Dvorkin On Debt: Correcting Your New Year [video]

December 19, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Don’t go into 2017 making financial mistakes. Give yourself the gift of financial freedom.

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We’re Getting Squeezed By Credit Card Debt — But Acting Smarter

December 15, 2016 | Brandon Ballenger

Our expenses keep going up, but our credit card debt is lower than it was a decade ago

Work with your landlord to lower the rent.

How To Win A Price Negotiation

December 15, 2016 | Dollar Stretcher

A strategy that yields results!

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How to Have A Debt-Free Baby

December 15, 2016 | Michelle Bryan

Ryan Lochte’s fiancee is pregnant. How is the money-savvy couple handling it?

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Ask The Expert: Is It Too Late To Save On Holiday Shopping? [video]

December 14, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader has skipped Black Friday and Cyber Monday — and every other shopping day so far.

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Most of Us Suck When It Comes to Money

December 13, 2016 | Dori Zinn

No state in the union has an A in financial literacy

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Dvorkin On Debt: Not A Holiday For Me [video]

December 12, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

I love the November and December, but I fear January.

America Saves

60 Creative And Easy Ways To Save Money

December 8, 2016 | Debt.com

Looking for ways to save money? We got the ultimate list here for you!

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All We Want for Christmas Is You

December 7, 2016 | Dori Zinn

When it comes to what adults want most, 43 percent of men and women both said they want quality time with family as a holiday gift this year.

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Ask The Expert: How Can I Get My Boyfriend In The Holiday Spirit?

December 7, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader is appalled at the way her boyfriend and his family celebrate the holidays

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Most Americans Don’t Have a Financial Plan

December 6, 2016 | Dori Zinn

Most middle-income Americans don’t have a financial plan, while nearly half of those making more than $100,000 a year have do have one.

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7 Ways To Save More At Big Lots

December 6, 2016 | Money Talks News

You can cut Big Lots’ prices by an additional 30 percent or more. Find out how to do it.

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Dvorkin On Debt: What Happens When We Know Better?

December 5, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Three new polls prove we know what to do about money, but we just refuse to do it.

Around the web

This Week Around the Web

December 2, 2016 | Brian Bienkowski

College abroad, value-based spending, saving money at work, debt infestation and more.

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Ask The Expert: Are Credit Cards Rigged?

November 30, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader is suspicious of all these “reward programs.” How can they possibly be legit?

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Can Ride-Sharing Provide an ‘Uber-Lyft’ to Your Income?

November 29, 2016 | Money Talks News

Earn money driving for ride-share companies. But exactly how much can you make?

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How Your Thought Process Affects Your Finances

November 29, 2016 | Debt.com

Knowing how you think about money can help you save more of it.

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Yes, Cyber Monday Takes Away from Actual Work Productivity

November 28, 2016 | Dori Zinn

94 percent of employees plan to spend some of today browsing through Cyber Monday sales.

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Dvorkin On Debt: Want $1,000?

November 28, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

It doesn’t matter how you got into debt. Let’s get you out.

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Want to Own a Home? It’s Harder for Teachers Than Others

November 24, 2016 | Dori Zinn

One in five homes for sale is affordable on an average teacher’s salary.

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Is Tying The Knot Easier Than Uniting Finances?

November 24, 2016 | Debt.com

For those who answer yes, there’s good advice and even outside help.

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Ask The Expert: Should I Sign A Pre-Nup? Or Make Him Sign One, Too?

November 23, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader is offended by her fiance, but she’s got an amusing plan to even the odds.

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5 Reasons to Skip Black Friday Shopping and Binge Watch the Gilmore Girls Revival

November 23, 2016 | Michelle Bryan

It saves you money and frankly you’ve got important things to do.

Should you be buying groceries online?

Coupons Aren’t Just for Baby Boomers

November 22, 2016 | Dori Zinn

Lots of people think coupon-clipping is old-fashioned, but they still want coupons to save money while shopping.

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16 Simple Steps To Tame An Unruly Refrigerator

November 22, 2016 | Money Talks News

In the grand scheme of things, organizing your refrigerator might seem pretty small potatoes. But in fact, an organized fridge will save money and time while you are contributing to the planet’s health. When your refrigerator is a jungle, you can’t see what’s in there. That means wasting money buying duplicates and letting good food go bad. A Johns Hopkins University study found that: […]

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This Week Around The Web

November 18, 2016 | Brian Bienkowski

The Joneses, money boosts, retirement planning, the best time in history and more.

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Millions of Americans Spy on Credit Card Statements of Others

November 17, 2016 | Dori Zinn

Turns out that 24 percent of higher-earning and lower-earning Americans are equally likely to snoop on the credit report of someone they share an account with.

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10 Ways To Stay Motivated When Paying Off Debt

November 17, 2016 | Debt.com

Do you know when to be patient — and when to be angry?