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7 Ways Grown-Ups Can Make New Friends Without Going Broke

So you want to make new friends, but you don't want to empty your wallet in the process? Worry not, you have options.

How a New Marriage Can Survive Student Loan Debt

Wedding bells may be ushering in more than new nuptials. If you or your spouse has student loans, there are a few key things to consider.

5 Money Moves to Make Before Adopting a Dog

A dog's wagging tail can brighten the darkest day. Just be sure to get your money ready for your new best friend.

6 Ways Living Alone Affects Your Health

Do you live alone? Have you been thinking about living alone? Well, either way, you should know the ups and downs of this lifestyle.

5 Money Accomplishments You Should Be Proud Of

Don't beat yourself up over the financial challenges ahead. Be proud of what you've already accomplished.

9 Ways Work-At-Home Seniors Can Master Work-Life Balance

Working in retirement is all about keeping balance. Working from home is a great way to do that.

6 Reasons You're Still Struggling to Pay Bills

You're making decent money and not obviously wasting it. So why are you still on thin ice by bill-paying day?

7 Retirement Splurges That Are Worth Every Penny

These expenses in retirement are worth the cost and will make your golden years more enjoyable. Go ahead, you deserve it!

6 Ways to Celebrate a Raise Without Spending It All

When you get a raise, it's tempting to go all out and celebrate. You can still do that — without spending all your new hard-earned dollars.

18 Free Ways to Be a Better Person

Want to be a better person but don't want to shell out a lot of cash? These acts of kindness don't cost a thing.

5 Characteristics of the World's Youngest Billionaires

There are 2200 billionaires in the world, and just 63 are under the age of 40. Here's what they have in common.

14 Reasons to Celebrate Getting Older

Aging is nothing to fear. There are plenty of ways getting older makes life more enjoyable.

3 Tactful Ways to Ask for Money for Your Wedding

Asking your wedding guests for cash to pay for the wedding (or anything else) is awkward. See if one of these angles makes it easier.

5 Financial Risks Worth Taking

It can be hard to put our money "at risk." It can be even riskier not to.

The High Cost of Planning for the End of the World

Prepping for the end of the world covers all the bases — except for how much it'll cost you while the world still turns.

10 Time-Management Fails — and How to Fix Them

You're never going to get more hours in the day, but with discipline, you can manage your time more efficiently.

7 Things You Can Downsize Right Now

When we think "Downsize" we think trading a big home for a small one. Don't stop there — there's lots of smaller stuff to downsize, too!

How to Manage Two Jobs (Without Burning Out)

Burning the candle at both ends can be exhausting. Here's how to make sure you aren't the one who burns out.

6 Smart Money Habits of Introverts

Introverts are known for their quiet energy, but did you know they're also pretty good with money?

9 Ways to Reverse Lifestyle Creep

More money in your paycheck can mean more spending on stuff you don't need. Time to get things back under control.