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5 Things to Watch on Wall Street This Week

From the latest program out of the leading video streaming service to an IPO that's more than a little wet, there will be plenty of news breaking in the coming days.

Tipping Tips for Travelers

Cash may be king, but figuring out how much of it to tip can leave travelers feeling like paupers. We asked experts and seasoned travelers for their best advice on tipping.

The Savvy Grown-Up's Guide to Spring Break on a Budget

College students aren't the only ones heading south for spring break. Couples and families of all ages want to escape the winter blues too, preferably with a great deal. Here's how to beat the crowds and find the least expensive, most relaxing vacations available.

Are You a Budget-Savvy Traveler, or Just a Cheapskate?

Nowhere is the old adage "A penny saved is a penny earned" more true than when on the road. But some travelers take it too far. But according to your fellow fliers and hotel guests, there are worse travel offenses.

India's Largest Travel Website is Losing Altitude Fast

There was plenty of buzz behind MakeMyTrip when India's largest travel website went public two years ago. The stock soared far beyond what the company's outlook could have justified. Now, the laws of finance and physics have kicked back in, and the stock price is crashing back down to Earth.

Beware of This Retirement Myth: 'You'll Spend Less'

There's a persistent assumption going around about what happens after one retires -- your spending shrinks. Sure, your house may be paid off by then, and you may be able to ditch some work-related expenses. But that's not the full picture.

Savings Experiment: Holiday Travel

Whether you're spending the holidays with family or getting away from everything (and everyone), there are several factors to weigh when traveling this season.

Savings Experiment: Car Insurance

Between car payments and the price of fuel, driving is expensive enough without adding a costly insurance policy. Here are several tips on how you can save money -- by comparing plans, seeking out discounts, and even assuming a little more risk.

Super-Rich to Boost Holiday Spending

With the economy still on life support, many Americans are planning on tightening their Christmas budgets this year. Not the super rich, however. Families with discretionary incomes of $250,000 and up are planing on boosting their holiday spending by 7% to an average of $2,708, according to a new survey.

Expert Tips for Racking Up Free Airline Miles

Now that summer is nearly over, you can start planning for next year's big vacation by racking up airline miles. We spoke with one expert who scored 250,000 miles in a 12-month period by opening just three cards. But his strategy isn't for everyone.

Google Flight Search Finally Takes Off

Web giant Google has finally launched its new Google Flights website based on software that it acquired through its buyout of travel software firm ITA Software.

10 Most Popular U.S. Summer Vacation Cities

When it's time for some R&R in the sun, Americans have a wealth of options. But based on summertime hotel room rentals, which one takes the crown? Orlando with its theme parks? New York with its culture? Washington with it's history? L.A. with its beaches? None of the above. Curious? Read on ...