Planning

6 Ways Credit Cards Can Help Your Finances

You always hear the downside to credit cards—massive debt—but there is an upside to having these little pieces of plastic in your wallet.

Save $5,000 This Year

Clever, real-life ways to spend a lot less ($5,000 less, or even more) in 2010.

4 Restaurant Apps to Download Now

Whether it's dinner for six later this month or lunch for one right this second, these apps and websites can help you skim as much as 50 percent off your bill. Now, that's the kind of diet you can get behind.

5 Ways to Lower Your Pet Expenses

Caring for your loveable four-legged friend doesn’t have to put a dent in your wallet. Follow these 5 budget-saving tips.

8 Money Habits to Break

Don’t let these bad financial habits keep you from your long-term spending goals. Identify your weaknesses and start remedying them.

How to Stop Fighting Over Money

Learn how to agree on your household finances with your significant other.

9 Sneaky Ways Retailers Get You to Spend More

If you always leave a store having spent more than you planned, it’s not an accident. Learn how stores get you to part with your money.

How to Save on Groceries

Follow these tips to drastically reduce what you spend on food and drink each year.

Can You Handle the Cost of Having a Baby?

From the delivery to diapers and childcare, babies can be costly. Make sure you know what it takes to financially support a child.

9 Reasons You Don't Have as Much Money as You Need

You can blame your boss for not giving you that raise or your inability to make a budget, but here are nine real reasons you’re always broke.