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Jan. 15, 2018

How to plan your dream wedding on a budget in 5 smart, easy steps

Wedding dresses, venues, cake, invitations, band and more planning questions stressing you out? Never fear: These 5 easy steps will get you through the process — so your perfect day stays on budget.

Career advice: Why 2018 is your year to get a raise — or a new job

Ready to make more money this year? Here is why the wind is at your back, and how you can negotiate the highest pay bump possible — or find a new job opening.

Student loan stress? Don’t worry about the size of your debt: Focus on this number instead.

Student loan defaults may be happening far more often than we previously thought, a new report finds. Here is why that's scary, and how you can protect yourself.

12 apps to save money and get fast refunds you didn’t even know about

Retailer owe you money? Chasing down that refund might be too much of a pain to be worth your time — unless you have one of these apps.

Career Advice 2018: Avoid this one phrase on your resume if you want to get a job interview

Forget resume samples — use smart hacks to personalize your job application, yet still get an interview. For one? Never call yourself a "team player." Here's what to say instead.
Jan. 5, 2018

Former NATO Commander has a message for 21st-century leaders

Does your job help improve the world? You might be more likely to lie or cheat at work: Here’s why.

Working for a socially responsible company might make employees feel better about themselves than they should.

Ready to switch bank accounts? The 15 worst banks for consumer complaints — and how to find a gem.

If you use Bank of America or TCF National Bank — or are just generally unhappy with your checking or savings account — see this ranking of CFPB consumer complaints, plus a guide to switching banks.

18 simple ways to be better in 2018

Is this the year you'll make money and lose weight, or are you searching for something deeper? Let these resolutions guide you to a happier, healthier 2018.

Venmo account frozen? This might be the weird reason some of your payments got suspended.

If you just got a strange message from Venmo saying your payment is pending, this could be the surprising explanation as to why.
Jan. 3, 2018

Should you buy bitcoin? Warren Buffett’s $1M bet has a hidden lesson for cryptocurrency investors.

If you find yourself Googling "bitcoin price" or "what is Ripple?" — you should probably read this first: A big bet (and win) by famed investor Warren Buffett has a surprising takeaway for you.

What to expect for your money in 2018 — and how to brighten your financial future

If your New Year's resolution is to save more money, get a raise or try your hand at "investing" in bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies, these are the economic trends to watch in 2018.

Want to save money in 2018? 15 things that will be cheaper — or more expensive — in the new year

From college to cars, 2018 will bring price changes on a number of commodities.

3 myths about success — and how to actually crush it at work and life in 2018

As it turns out, self-made millionaires didn't often make the honor roll when they were kids. Here are three other myths about success that are holding you back at work.

New Year’s resolution too hard to keep? This one behavior trick makes all your resolutions stick.

Yes, you really can succeed in your New Year's resolutions — if you pick the right goals and understand what it takes to achieve them.
Dec. 26, 2017

On sale after Christmas: These are the 5 best deals in December if you’re shopping before New Year’s

Forget Boxing Day: Save money by buying everything on sale year-round. Here are the best deals and discounts — from Amazon to Target and beyond — that you can find in late December.

The 17 biggest money lessons of 2017 to end up richer and wiser — and ready for 2018

As 2017 turns into 2018, here are the most important financial and career lessons of the last year to take with you into a smarter, richer, happier, better future.

Can you trust gift guides and product reviews online? What consumers must know about affiliate links

Best gifts lists, book reviews — you probably rely on countless guides online to inform your decisions about what to buy. But do you know when your source is actually earning a commission?

Tax bill passes final vote: What does it mean for you? Your 9 biggest questions answered

Tax calculator seeming handy right now? Don't stress: Here's what's in the tax reform bill passed by House and Senate, when President Donald Trump could sign it and how your taxes could change.

Twitter Stock Price: Why TWTR is up after the site booted some alt-right users — but spared others

Twitter’s stock price just got a big boost after the platform banned some alt-right users for hate speech. But major business challenges — that all TWTR investors should know about — remain.