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6 Ways to Freshen Up Your Finances

Spring is the perfect time to evaluate your financial situation and tidy up your budget, bank accounts, debts and investments. Here are six tips for sprucing up your finances.

11 Money Moves to Make Before You Turn 40

Your 30s are a big decade, and to make sure you make it into the next decade with your finances intact, consider taking these steps before you celebrate your fourth decade.

U.S. Budget Deficit Hits $193.5 Billion

The U.S. government is running a deficit that is 23.6 percent lower than in the same period a year ago through the first five months of this budget year.

3 Secrets to Saving Money at the Pump

Gas is one of the most substantial household expenses for many families. But here are some strategies that can save you a pretty penny at the pump.

Tax Savings for Young Families

Young families should make these moves throughout the year to keep their tax bills low at tax time. Here are the areas where you should look for savings.

6 Ways to Prioritize Your Budget

Whatever your lifestyle, it's important to understand how to get the most from your money so you can live comfortably and within your means.

6 Tips for Tackling Debt as a Couple

Honesty and planning ahead can help alleviate the stress of sharing a budget. Here are six tips to help start the conversation, work out a plan and become a debt-free couple.

The Hidden Costs of Rental Cars

You're renting a vehicle, not buying it, but many consumers have likely looked at their bill and wondered if that's really the case.

7 Ways to Stay Healthy on a Budget

Eating a high-quality diet may put a strain on your budget, but there are things you can do to pare down the costs associated with living a healthy lifestyle.

7 Easy Steps to Pay Off Debt

There is never a quick-fix solution to getting out of debt, but dealing with debt doesn't have to be painful. Here are seven steps to help you pay off your debt.

7 Foods to Buy When You're Broke

Some foods are better than others when you're trying to stretch a dollar. Here are seven that you should consider when funds are tight.