Compulsive shopping is a very real disorder. Here's how to tell if your spending has crossed the line.
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For a little effort now, financial resolutions can pay off -- and they're easier to achieve than resolutions to lose weight or quit smoking
Apps can help you stay on the right path to your financial goals. Let's get your finances organized.
One blogger really saves by actually moving savings into a savings account; another challenges every bill. Their results are huge.
New federal and state laws are raising awareness for families to pay taxes for domestic workers -- and the potential backlash.
One of the most important subjects you'll ever study -- in the college classroom or in the school of hard knocks -- could be personal finance.
This is the story of a regular guy, with a good job, who wants to buy a guitar. Unfortunately, his wife is a follower of Dave Ramsey.
Halfhearted attempts. Commitment. Setbacks. Intermediate steps. Enablers. Enthusiasm. Backsliding. Temptations. We're talking about diets and budgets.
There's no good way to build a family budget until you start keeping track of spending down to the penny. Yes, it's tedious. Do it anyway.
Most U.S. families don't follow a budget. Fewer still budget with a credit card. But with careful planning, you can use plastic to rein in spending and get back in the black.
There's no avoiding it: Having children is expensive. But with the help of your smartphone, you can cut your kid-related costs down considerably. Here are 6 apps that'll help.
Most personal finance experts advocate creating a monthly budget. But what about all the stuff that you don't buy on a monthly basis?
A study finds that people who describe their finances as 'complex' are more likely to be in dire financial straits. Is financial security a matter of keeping it simple?
A destination wedding can get awfully expensive for guests. Here's how much of the expense you're expected to bear -- and whether you still need to get a gift.
A new study suggests that having multiple bank accounts allows you to fool yourself into thinking you're saving more -- which means you'll really save less.
Everyone grumbles about their elected officials, and how they could write a better budget in their sleep. Fairfax County, Virgina, is letting its residents give it a shot.