What to Do When Your Spouse Is Sabotaging Your Finances

Filed under: Budgeting Getty By Geoff Williams You may love your significant other, but you hate how he or she spends money. Even worse, you may feel like there’s little to nothing you can do about it. And maybe you’re right. After all, you know your situation far better than anyone. Maybe a divorce, bankruptcy or foreclosure is looming. But ...

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6 Ways to Save Money on Holiday Meals

Filed under: Holiday Shopping Getty The cost of food over the holiday season may be among your biggest expenses through the end of the year. As you get busy making plans to entertain your guests and put together that holiday food shopping list, don’t overlook opportunities to pare down some costs of that grocery bill. There’s still time to find ...

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How to Buy Dress Shoes That Last — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Shopping It’s never a bad idea to have a nice pair of dress shoes in your wardrobe, but they can be expensive. So, how do you make sure you’re getting what you pay for? Let’s walk through a few tips that won’t trip up your savings. There are three things to look for when buying new ...

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How to Make Raising Kids Less Expensive

Filed under: Personal Finance, Saving Getty By Maryalene LaPonsie Having a child is a major commitment – a commitment that requires spending a significant amount of money. In fact, the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates parents with a baby born last year will shell out an average of $ 245,340 to raise the child to age 18. There’s no denying ...

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Three Ways to Curb Holiday Spending

Filed under: Holiday Shopping Getty BY CHRIS TAYLOR Ah, the holidays. A time to get together, celebrate with family and make questionable life choices. Whether it is drinking way too much egg nog, or bringing up old resentments at the dinner table, something about the holidays switches off the usual filters in our brains. But new survey data reveals the ...

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How Americans Really Feel About Financial Risk-Taking

Filed under: Investing Basics Getty By Nancy Mann Jackson You may be quick to try a new food or the latest thrill ride, but when it comes to taking risks with your finances … ? If you’re like most Americans, you’re playing it safe-maybe even too safe. Almost three-quarters of investors would rather avoid or mitigate risk than manage it, ...

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Egg Trade Group CEO Resigns After Vegan Mayo Scramble

Filed under: Company News, U.S. Government, Food & Beverage, Scandals and Lawsuits, CEOs Eric Risberg/APCEO Josh Tetrick holds a species of yellow pea used to make Just Mayo, a plant-based mayonnaise, at Hampton Creek Foods in San Francisco. By CANDICE CHOI NEW YORK — The CEO of the American Egg Board has stepped down earlier than planned, following the release ...

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Amazon’s Cheap Fire Tablet Does a Lot for $50

Filed under:, Shopping, Computers, Consumer Electronics, iPad Eric Risberg/APAmazon’s $ 50 Fire tablet By ANICK JESDANUN NEW YORK — The thing to remember about Amazon’s new $ 50 Fire tablet is that it’s a $ 50 tablet. It’s not as light or as thin as a tablet that costs five or six times more. The camera isn’t as good, ...

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Market Wrap: S&P 500 Erases 2015 Loss as Tech Stocks Surge

Filed under: Technology, Microsoft, Market News, Healthcare Industry, NASDAQ Richard Drew/AP By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK – A tech share rally drove U.S. stocks up sharply for a second day Friday as earnings from companies including Microsoft beat analyst expectations, while health care shares rebounded from recent losses. The gains left the S&P 500 in positive territory for the year ...

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Scary Great Ways to Save on Halloween Candy — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Holiday Shopping, Savings Experiment Halloween’s almost here, and that means trick-or-treaters and lots of candy, but how do you get all those sweets without taking a big bite out of your savings? We’ll show you how with these scary great ways to save this Halloween. First, it’s important to know when to buy your candy. When it comes ...

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