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7 Foods You Should Splurge On

1. Coffee Grocery shopping is a tough balancing act. On one hand, you want to buy the freshest and highest quality food, but on the other, youíve got to keep the grocery bill to a minimum. There ar…

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Student Loans Hurt More Than Our Wallets

A recent Northwestern Medicine report shows that the debt of young adults takes a major toll on their physical and emotional well-being. The study, published in†Social Science & Medicine, revea…

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Are Waste-Free Supermarkets the Next Big Thing?

You won't find shrink-wrapped produce or styrofoam containers at Berlin's Original Unverpackt grocery store. In fact, you won't find any disposable packaging at all -- the shop in Germany's trendy cap…

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5 Money Lessons from Mistakes Moms Make

I learned a lot of valuable lessons from my mother (always do your homework, live within your means, and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches make everything better are among my favorites), but some of …

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What You Should (And Shouldn’t) Dry Clean

Dry cleaning is a hassle, it's expensive, and it's not always good for the environment. Can we skip it altogether without ruining our wardrobes? Well, yes and no. Read on for this helpful guide on wha…

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Top 6 Ways We All Waste Money (And How To Stop!)

Money is the root of all problems. OK that might not be completely true, but doesn't it feel like it sometimes? If only we didn't have to spend every waking moment (and plenty of sleeping ones) figuri…

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Top States You Can Afford to Retire In

For Americans in search of a financially-secure retirement, some states may be better than others, according to a new, nationwide analysis conducted by the National Institute on Retirement Security (N…

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Buying A New Car? Save Money, The Environment And Your Health

Are you in the market for a new car? As the 2014 models attest, you have more energy-efficient vehicles to choose from than ever before. They range from conventional cars sporting highly efficient eng…

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5 Lessons Your Dog Can Teach You About Success

Watch him lounging on the couch, snoozing in the sun, taking a leisurely stroll. This is not a vacation. Itís your dogís enviable existence. Thereís more to learn from the canine life than the value o…

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How to Handle the Stress of Credit Card Debt

Credit-card spending can be like eating potato chips. You usually feel worse after indulging, but it can be fiendishly difficult to stop. And when thereís nothing else in the cupboard to eat, chips fo…

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