A new survey says many people could pay the bills for a year or more if they lost their jobs.
Some people take saving money to extremes, but you can live on a budget without pinching pennies until your fingers bleed.
Because a frugal person focuses on the maximization of value, sometimes it's easy to fall into the trap of keeping too much stuff.
Experiments with monkeys indicate we've been making the same money mistakes for millions of years.
The 'old normal' may be a thing of history. How will this affect your retirement plans?
Some are better than others for teaching children about financial responsibility.
It's good to have a stash in case of emergencies, but don't overdo it. Bad things can happen.
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