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Aug 20, 2013 10:01AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Smart Spending editor

The law aims to discourage tobacco use with a surcharge. Critics say that will fall most heavily on the people who can least afford it.

Aug 19, 2013 11:01AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Smart Spending editor

Jeans, sports equipment or winter coats someone else has outgrown may be just exactly what your student needs, and at a fraction of the original cost.

Aug 16, 2013 12:34PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Smart Spending editor

You may want a high credit score someday -- to buy a home or car or to qualify for a lower insurance rate -- but you're uncomfortable with plastic. You still have options.

Aug 16, 2013 11:02AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Smart Spending editor

Forgetting to add a spouse as a beneficiary or not disclosing your bad credit, among other missteps, can create financial and marital tension.

Aug 14, 2013 1:57PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Smart Spending editor

It seems fees are everywhere, but it may not cost you much -- or anything at all -- to get a seat where you'll be more comfortable.

Aug 14, 2013 12:27PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Smart Spending editor

Young adults no longer expect to buy their first house right away. First they need good credit, a hefty downpayment and a stable job.

Jul 15, 2013 11:48AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Smart Spending editor

Don't let a paycheck that isn't as big as you'd like keep you from starting or building the nest egg you'll need later. Here's how to stretch the dollars.

May 29, 2013 4:32PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Smart Spending editor

What happens when your pet needs surgery or suffers another ailment that will cost thousands to treat? Many factors go into the decision of what to spend.

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