College teaches a lot of subjects, but here are some money lessons that young people need to learn on their own.
One professor’s experience with counseling families close to bankruptcy has taught him that many come for help on getting out of debt when it’s already too late.
Follow these instructions and you'll blow up your finances in no time. And not in a good way.
Buying lunch on the go may be fast and easy, but it can also be a huge money waster for Americans on a budget. Here are tips from chefs and food experts on how to make your own lunch for less than $10.
The payroll tax cut is set to expire Feb. 29 if Congress doesn’t act to extend the benefit, making many household budgets even tighter. Here are a few ways to adapt to the possible reduction in take-home pay.
We asked nine of our favorite personal finance writers to offer up their favorite budgeting tips and strategies.
A foreclosure or a personal bankruptcy doesn’t happen overnight, but people often don’t see the warning signs that could stop – or at least slow down – the problem before it hits critical mass.
Are you struggling with your New Year’s resolution to save more and spend less? Here are some of the best Twitter feeds to follow to help you succeed.
You don’t have to brave the crowded malls or wait until June to get rid of that leg lamp your Uncle Joe thought would look great in your living room. Here are some ways to skip the return line.
MainStreet put together eight tips from the experts on how to spend a fun-filled night without blowing your budget.