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5 Obstacles to Early Retirement

Early retirement may be a dream for many workers toiling away at unsatisfactory jobs, but too few are taking all the right steps to achieve that goal.

7 Frugal Retirement Travel Tips

Travel is one of the top goals Americans have for retirement. But travel doesn't have to be expensive. Here are a few ways to travel frugally in retirement.

Best Banks for Baby Boomers

With more than 75 million baby boomers in the United States, there's a greater demand for financial institutions that cater to the boomer lifestyle.

How to Save on Grilling This Summer

Summer is about to kick off, which means the start of grilling season. These tips will help you grill on the cheap and start your summer right.

Best Things to Buy at Whole Foods

Despite its reputation for high prices, Whole Foods Market stocks many items that cost the same (or less) as some other stores -- including Walmart.

3 Reasons to Not Cut Your Cable

Some people may be able to drop cable TV and not spend extra elsewhere. For most of us, though, hanging onto cable makes real economic and practical sense.

6 Ways to Save on Beauty Products

Cosmetics can add up to a pretty penny, but beauty doesn't need to come with a hefty price tag. Here are some tips to manage your beauty on a budget.

8 Ways to Spend Less on Gas

Whether you're planning a road trip this summer or just want to pare down your expenses, don't overlook the many ways you can save money at the pump.