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5 Ways to Improve Your Financial Knowledge

But you don't have to be a certified financial planner to understand the basics of personal finance. Your local library is a hub of all kinds of information, including educational personal finance workshops. Some of the most famous personal finance…

5 Reasons to Try a Two-Week Spending Freeze

If you follow many personal finance or frugal living blogs, you know that the term "spending freeze" has been hot in the blogosphere the last couple of years. Instead of masking boredom with an expensive dinner out, for instance, you could ho…

Why you’re losing money by stashing cash in a savings account

In personal finance, it’s the little things that seem to have the biggest impact.

Five apps to help you manage your finances

Expense Manager by Markus Hintersteiner will allow you to keep note of how much you are spending easily, manage your monthly overheads and set a monthly limit. You can't move your money around your accounts and OnTrees doesn't hold any of your …

Oklahoma Makes Personal Finance Mandatory for High School Students

A law passed in 2007 and beginning in May will require teachers to certify students' working knowledge of banking, taxes, investing, loans and more.

Oklahoma Makes Personal Finance Mandatory for High School Students

A law passed in 2007 and beginning in May will require teachers to certify students' working knowledge of banking, taxes, investing, loans and more.

Readers Write: The future of retail is 'buy local'; The key to Africa's economic growth

In the second, we read that having Amazon and Target credit cards may be a smart personal finance choice. My vision of retail would be that consumers seek out local stores for all their purchases and, only as a very last resort, turn to the big chains …

Should You Buy or Rent a Home?

Homes are not great investments. The reality is that most people who buy term life insurance spend the difference.

Tips from experts on how to achieve financial stability

By PATRICK KING PASCUAL IN life, it takes more than just talent and skill to succeed. As important as physical and emotional health is financial stability. ABS-CBN News Channel’s, On the Money (airs on ABS-CBN News Channel every day at 3:30pm) recently…

Should You Go on a Financial Fast?

Michelle Singletary, a Washington Post personal finance columnist and author of "The 21 Day Financial Fast: Your Path to Financial Peace and Freedom," will lead a 21-day nationwide spending fast starting Monday. Jessica Dunlop, 32, from weste…