saving

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Tailored Financial Advice

Tara Siegel Bernard writes in the Times that financial services companies like Fidelity, which provides employer-based retirement plans for more than 13 million workers, have started to tailor financial advice and messaging to specific demographics: members of generational and income groups, Hispanics, and women.

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Cheap v. Frugal

There is a difference between Cheap and Frugal.

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Let’s Throw Some Money at Our Problems: January 2015 Check-in

Pull up those balances!

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What Do We Want to Spend More Money on in 2015?

We are what we repeatedly buy, right? (That’s totally what Aristotle said. Everyone else translated the Greek incorrectly.) So what do we want to spend more money on this year? How do we actually want to use our hard-earned dollars?

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Living In Fear Of My Bank Account

I have a tendency to stick my head in the sand and pretend that my bank account isn’t even there.

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My No-Purchase November Adventure

idle hands are the devil’s Gilt sprees

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Low-Cost Ways of Entertaining Aunt Flo

I’m surfing the crimson wave, managing a red scare, on the rag. And god am I tired of how much it costs.

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Women Are Saving More But Have Saved Less

Men aren’t saving as much proportionally but, because of a glitch in the system that works in their favor (patriarchy), they have more total.

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