Premium has such a nice ring to it, doesn't it? But sometimes premium doesn't always mean more efficient-- Hamm breaks down whether to upgrade at the pump.
Your financial decision-making may sometimes feel like wrangling an inner impulsive child. Here's when to let your inner child have its way when making spending decisions and when to put it to bed.
The simple choice to go out to coffee with a friend actually reveals a series of financial decisions. How do you know if you're making the right choice?
Though a higher income means more money, it often means more expenses. Hamm breaks down how to curb spending so an increased paycheck actually means more money in the bank.
Tax form filing season is nearly upon us. Here are a few steps to take before actually filing your tax forms that will make the process much easier.
Eating out can be a pricey prospect. But turning to a slow cooker to make your meals can save you some money at lunchtime.
Does 'buying American' mean paying more? Not always, but spending priorities, from buying local to spending the least amount possible, should depends on your economic situation and personal priorities.
The '52 week money challenge,' which charges participants with saving an increasing amount of money every week, has obvious appeal. However, the idea of increasing your savings on such a smooth, straight line doesn’t match reality.
Building good personal finance habits takes a lot of work and a lot of hard choices, but it can make a huge difference in your life.
The first weekend of the new year is the perfect time to tackle frugal indoor projects.Here are four of them, along with how much each project will save you over the course of the year.
Avoiding links within e-mails is the simplest way to prevent identity theft online. Below are a few more simple steps that won't protect you from every scam, but they will protect you from a lot of them.
Living off one income and investing the rest is more doable than you might think. Here's how to make it work.
Do you want 2014 to be a good year or a bad one? Building a good year takes lots of small, good decisions.
The middle childhood years are prime for teaching the ins and outs of frugality and smart use of money.
Imposing a 'personal tax' on yourself is a clever way to add to your savings account, Hamm writes, but it is quite similar to maintaining a personal budget. Which method will help you save money?
Some people wait until their thirties or forties to start saving for retirement. If that's the case for you, Hamm writes, it's time to start saving for retirement immediately.