If you want 2014 to be different, it's a good idea to start by reflecting on how things went during the year that's ending. Here's how to evaluate.
And some could save you a lot more than that.
Budgets are about deprivation and discipline. No wonder they're hard to stick to. Here's an idea: Don't make a budget. Make a spending plan instead.
A writer of gift guides gives her pick of useful, gender-neutral and fun finds for holiday giving, starting at $30.
Use these simple techniques and you'll give your kids the best foundation for using money wisely.
Surveys suggest we're spending carefully -- and that many of this year's tokens of affection will be handmade, partly to save money.
Key financial tasks -- one every 3 months -- can help keep your finances on track. Here's what to do and when to do it.
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The apparel chain takes a hard hit after blaming the weather for its quarterly sales decline. But cold temperatures don't explain the drop in full-year sales as well.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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