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5 Tips to Help 50-Somethings Make Ends Meet

Once you reach your 50s, you're generally at or near your peak earnings years. If making ends meet is tough now, it's not likely to get any easier as time marches forward.

Three Simple Steps: Making Ends Meet

Making ends meet simply means controlling your budget so that you have more money coming in than you've got going out. Here are three simple steps that can help you succeed.

Money Lessons From Mom

As Mother's Day approaches, the author remembers the lessons his mother taught about saving money and living well.

Best Apps to Manage Your Money

Money magazine has served up a bounty of mobile apps to help you save more and budget better. Let's take a look at their top recommendations:

9 Ways to Teach Teenagers About Money

While some school systems have added financial literacy to their curricula, many have not, and in the end, responsibility for ensuring your offspring are ready for adult financial life is on your shoulders. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways you can add to your teens' practical knowledge.

5 Simple Ways to Cut Your Monthly Expenses

If you can reduce the cost of your monthly fixed expenses, you will find your budgeting is much more successful and you%u2019ll have less stress about saving money. With that in mind, here are 5 simple ways to cut your monthly expenses.