The weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas can be a dangerous time for your finances. As you plan for this holiday season and even the year ahead, here are some money-saving tips that will set you up for long-term success.
“If you’re already maxing out your retirement account, the best thing to do is to simply increase your paycheck deferrals slightly so that you continue to automatically max out your retirement account at these new, higher limits,” says Meg Bartelt, a certified financial planner.
Paring back your expenses and identifying areas where you’re overspending can present a challenge. So if you want to go on a financial diet but aren’t sure how to start, try the following expert-backed strategies.
If keeping up appearances is important to you, there are plenty of ways to do it without resorting to falling into debt. Here are a few tips on how to live frugally but still look good while doing it.
For budget-conscious consumers, a fast way to reduce spending is to ditch their cable subscription. Knowing your priorities will help you make the best decisions. Click through the gallery for more ways to cut the cord.
You can find opportunities to claim a souvenir for a lower price or for free if you think outside the box. Here are five ways to score a wonderful souvenir from your trip without breaking the bank.
From dry cleaning to extended warranties, a consumer group has created a list of 50 things you might be wasting money to buy.
Some web-based services allow you to earn extra cash playing with other people’s dogs or assembling furniture for them.
If you know which apps to download and how to use them, you can save enough to cover your monthly mobile plan — and then some.
Working with a tight budget this year? Don’t cancel those vacation plans just yet.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.