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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.

How One Family Paid Off $118,000 in Debt

About three-quarters of Americans will carry debt into the new year, but you don't have to. Here are six strategies that can help you climb out of debt in 2014.

10 Items for Your Retirement Checklist

Deciding when and where to retire is one of the most important decisions of our lives, and everyone should do their homework before taking that big step.

How to Stop Emotional Eating and Spending

Whether your emotions drive you to overeat or overspend, there are strategies to control feelings and behaviors that can adversely affect your wallet or waistline.

7 Ways to Improve Your Retirement Plan

An efficient retirement plan can help shave off years of working 9 to 5 and also reduce stress because you are simply more in tune with your progress.

8 Foolproof Ways to Grow Your Savings

Every household should have an emergency fund that contains at least six months' worth of net income. Think you can't save that much? Here's how.