how to survive a bad economy
Maybe keeping up with the Joneses is running you into the poorhouse. But if you cancel your premium television service and ditch your cell phone, will your friends think you're in dire straits?
You have a big expense coming up. You need a better car or a bigger home, or you want to go back to college. What do you do? Borrow, borrow, borrow -- right? Well, maybe not. Working off of a budget just may save your sanity -- and credit.
Can Facebook get you $10 million? It can if you're a software developer who's generous with his ideas. The fbFund is offering grants to creative developers, but how do you get one? And if you're not a developer, how else can you make money on the Web
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Hard times during the Great Depression led to the advent of layaway plans. And while it may be simpler to swipe your credit card at the checkout counter, layaway could be your credit score's saving grace.
The Economist reported there were 10 million millionaires in the world in 2011 -- a record number. Want to be one, too? Researchers have found quite a few common traits that most millionaires possess.
If you miss a monthly payment to your credit card company, your credit score will drop and your credit report will show it. What else would happen if you stopped paying your bills completely?
This piggy bank family is cute, but the truth is, it's hard to save money when you've got kids to clothe and feed. Fortunately, there are many tips and tricks out there that'll help you squeeze the most out of a family budget -- and even save money!
It's easy to tally your bill at a dollar store, but simple calculations aren't the only reason to shop at one. Thanks to the recent economic downturn, dollar stores are becoming more popular than ever, no matter what you're buying.
With the exception of the occasional lottery winner, making real money takes time and effort. But there are legitimate ways you can make extra money to supplement your day job.
Financial planners will tell you that creating your own personal budget is a great way to help you find your way out of debt. How hard is it to write a budget and stick to it?
Cash, credit or debit? You're probably thinking that's not much of a choice since it's all money anyway. That's not exactly true, and you could get burned if you're not careful.
Money woes can take a toll on your health and relationships. But the good news is that there are things you can do to lower your financial stress right now. Take a deep breath, slow down and check out our list.
In tough economic times, we all start to look at trimming our expenses. Take our budgeting quiz to find out how savvy you are with your money and get a few money-saving tips along the way.