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Money Madness: Why The NCAA Tournament Is Sports' Biggest Moneymaker

ByTommy Wyher
February is finally over. Snow is thawing; flowers are on the horizon, and March Madness is just around the corner. Yes, the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament is less than a month away. For the casual fan, this means three weeks of…

Are We Money Obsessed?

ByAnonymous
Your total is $10.75, I said to the older gentleman. While I was in high school, I worked part-time as a hostess for a family restaurant, I greeted, seated and rang up guests. As he looked through his worn out leather wallet, he said, “I used to be…

Chase Money, Not Women

ByPaul Hudson
Ready for another crash course in logic? Life -- from my perspective --revolves around two main concepts. What are the two things that a man wants more than anything? Money and bitches -- excusez mon français, mais je suis un connard. Men spend the…

The Ancient Taboo: Why Millennials Won't Discuss Money

ByFrancisco Alvarez
Money can buy happiness. Society just doesn't make us feel comfortable admitting it. If I seem brash right off the bat, please accept my apologies. It just seems as though these days, especially among Millennials, money is always flying under the…

7 Tips For Raising Financially Savvy Children No Matter What Your Income Is

ByLaura R. Knolle, MS, CFP®
Children learn by doing. So take as many opportunities as possible to help your children earn money, save money and spend money (responsibly). What's the end goal? By high school graduation your children should be managing their own money. They…

16 Money Books Every Millennial Needs To Read

ByDean Bokhari
Money: It's a touchy subject for some people, and it's just a game for others. I've been on both ends of that spectrum: totally broke and busted on one end, and total financial freedom on the other. The former is stressful beyond belief, while the…

Make Your Money Last

ByEdward Mullen
A few years ago, a friend of mine became excited when he discovered that he had money in his bank account. His exact words were, “Sweet, I have $150 in my bank account, I’m going to buy some new shoes!” As you might expect, I put palm-to-face and…

Thinking Differently In The Information Age: Time Is Not Money

ByMichael Thompson
Mindset is everything when it comes to being a successful entrepreneur. It starts with understanding that we do not live in the same world in which our parents grew up; therefore, we need to change the way we approach work and money. How we…

5 Ways You Think About Money, As Told By What Age You Are

ByNikhita Mahtani
Ah, money: You either think you have too little, or you have just enough to live responsibly. But obviously, you never have as much as you "need" at any given point. From drunk nights out to unexpected expenses, like your computer crashing the…

Yes Money Does Buy Happiness, But Only A Certain Kind

ByElissa Furlong
The legendary Coco Chanel once said:  The best things in life are free. The second best things are very, very expensive. Although at first glance it seems like a light hearted quote (and was probably intended to be), there’s actually a grain of…

I'm Obsessed With Saving Money, Here's How I Learned To Treat Myself

ByJane Dizon
Do you know that feeling when you peel the thin film off a new gadget? That feeling when you finally see the food you ordered that felt like nine years ago? That joy you feel when you flip to the cool side of your pillow? Let's just say that's how I…

Here's A Beginner's Guide To Actually Saving Some Money As A Millennial

ByLauren Bowling
For most people saving money may seem like a low priority. Our brains are usually too tuned into the instant gratification of spending, but having a money cushion and an emergency fund are an important part of your financial well-being.  Wait a…

10 Ways Wealthy People Think Differently About Money

ByPaul Hudson
Most people think that the wealthiest of the wealthy only focus on making more and more money, but the fact is that the smartest of the wealthy know that it isn't enough to only make more money -- you also have to minimize your expenses, as well as…

Money, Power, Respect? No, You Have It Backwards

ByZack Arenson
“Money, Power, Respect”: it has come a long way from just being the title of the debut album for hip hop group The Lox. It has become somewhat of a cultural saying that Generation-Y has kept alive. The theory behind it is simple, like the lyrics…

Who Says Money Can't Buy Happiness?

ByJoseph Milord
"Money can't buy happiness," the old adage goes. But these days, co-authors Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton want to add "if you don't spend it wisely" to the saying. The two writers have collaborated to produce the book titled Happy Money: "The…

Why Money Can't Buy You Class

ByAshley Stetts
Many of us have the goal of financial independence, and beyond that, we hope to one day be wealthy. We want the kind of money that helps us never to stress about our bills, that buys us the ability to travel to exotic places and to provide for our…

The Value Of Money And What It Really Means

ByEvelyn Pelczar
Money is a dependent variable that affects the many decisions people make in their lives, ranging from collegiate enrollment and job decisions to simple/major investments. Inadvertently or intentionally we make some of our biggest life decisions in…

You'll Rethink Going To Coachella When You Find Out Where Your Money Ends Up

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Coachella just released its 2017 lineup, and the music festival will include performances from a lot of big names and acts this year: Kendrick Lamar, Radiohead and Beyoncé, to name a few. While a lot of musical artists and celebrities have refused…

How To Have Those Uncomfortable Money Convos If You're Moving In Together

ByZara Barrie
I don't know how it happened. I don't really know when it happened, either. But baby, it's happened. Yes, us gorgeously wild, fabulously single, free-wheeling, hookup-culture obsessed, madly selfish Millennials are starting to fall in love and move…

Your Cash Contains Traces Of Cocaine, Heroin And Anthrax, So Just Use Venmo

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Americans are carrying a lot less cash these days. Paper money was originally introduced in ancient China, so it's not that much of a shock it's becoming a bit old-fashioned in our modern, fast-paced world. It had a good run. As it turns out, this…
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Dos And Don'ts: 10 Money-Saving Alternatives For Traveling Millennials

ByBlair Thill
After taxes, rent, utilities and credit card bills are deducted from our paychecks, we need a magnifying glass to see the money left in our bank accounts. But that doesn’t stop us from living our lives to the fullest. Our bank accounts aren’t as…

Dating & Dollars: How Money Affects Our Love Lives

ByFaye Brennan
What's scarier: Seeing a GIANT spider next to your head while you're in the shower, or bringing up the topic of money with your SO? I don't know about you, but I friggin' hate spiders. Still, talking dinero with bae takes the cake here. That may be…

Healthy Relationships Make You Happier Than Money Ever Will, Science Says

ByZara Barrie
I don't know about you, but every time I find myself feeling depressed, I turn into a materialistic monster. If only I got that raise. If I only got a multi-million-dollar talk show deal. If only I had enough money for a seaside holiday like the…

The 10 Money Mistakes All Millennials Need To Stop Making

ByJoseph Milord
Making the jump into the real world is exciting. It's one of the biggest monumental leaps you'll make in life. You're pumped; you're psyched, and hopefully, you're that much richer after finally getting that "real" job. You've never done this…

How To Start Saving As A Teenager So The Rest Of Your Life Is Easier

ByMatei Gavril
Teenagers often find it very hard to hold onto cash, and they don't even consider saving it. The fact that their friends are going around spending money on things they don't really need but want doesn't help either. Research says teens hardly…

They Don't Call Him 'Money' For Nothing: Floyd Mayweather's Lavish Lifestyle

ByEddie Cuffin
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has to be one of the most prolific boxers in the sport to date. His impeccable defense, coupled with his lighting fast hands, makes his opponents miserable. On top of all this, he makes it known that he is going to beat you, as…

Is Chasing Money Costing You Happiness?

ByAshley Stetts
I personally came from very modest beginnings. My parents were young, in love and working as restaurant servers when I came to be. I was never made to feel like we didn’t have money because we had enough. Sure, my parents divorced and that didn’t…

5 Bridesmaid Hacks That'll Both Save You Money And Keep You Sane

ByMakeda Waterman
The feeling that flows through your body when your best friend asks you to be a bridesmaid is hard to describe. As you dance in excitement to help her get ready for her big day, you realize being a bridesmaid will require your time and financial…
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7 Times More Money Really Does Mean More Problems

ByBlair Thill
I have dreamed about being rich more times than I could possibly count. I would bet a good amount of pretend-money that you've done the same. We think about what it would be like to win the lottery, be (or marry) a famous actor or basketball player…

Tinder Bans Student Who Ruthlessly Scammed Money From A Ton Of Unsuspecting Men

ByHope Schreiber
On Monday, we posted about Maggie Archer, a 20-year-old student from St. Louis, Missouri and literally the most savvy businessperson we have ever heard about. I mean, how many people do you know who earn money off of Tinder? And like... not in a…

How To Start Saving Money With Your SO So You Can Afford Your Dream Life

BySean Abrams
When I was younger, I took pride in knowing I had a unique set of skills — but knowing how to save money wasn't one of them. But of course, the idea of having my own bank account, filled with luscious dollar bills, was exhilarating. You would think…

5 Tried-And-Tested Ways To Save Enough Money To Travel The World

ByDomenica D'Ottavio
There isn't a Millennial among us who hasn't dreamed of quitting his or her day job and traveling the world. While this dream is achievable for some, it's not always an option for everyone else. Whether you're saving up for a weekend or a year,…

People React Horribly When A 'Homeless' Man Offers Them Money (Video)

ByGillian Fuller
Youtube prankster Yousef of Fousey Tube recently conducted a social experiment to gauge perception of — and treatment of — the homeless. Yousef begins the video saying, In today's society, it's socially acceptable for the wealthy to give money to…

Financial Advisers Reveal How To Begin The Daunting Task Of Saving Money

ByWhitney Hansen
Is getting your shit together with money one of your New Year's resolutions? You know you need to start #adulting, but you may not know where to start. So, I reached out to the top personal finance bloggers for their suggestions of what money goals…

Kim Kardashian's Concierge Said Paris Robbers 'Weren't There For Jewels'

ByRobert Anthony
Just before Kim Kardashian was held at gunpoint and robbed of millions of dollars in jewelry in Paris earlier this month, the concierge at the hotel was handcuffed by the assailants and taken upstairs to where Kim was staying. Now, the concierge…

Why Less Is More When It Comes To Money's Effect On Your Happiness

ByNatalie Hardwicke
It really is a rich man’s world, but how much money do we really need? Is our pursuit of money killing our happiness? Nobody wakes up wanting to be poor, just like nobody wakes up wanting to be unhappy. Yet, our ability to counteract both of these…

Romance Or Finance: Do You Favor Love Or Money?

ByEdward Mullen
Which do you value more: love or money? In Ovid's Metamorphoses, Pygmalion was a tired sculptor with ambitions of unfailing love. He carved a woman from ivory to his every standard of beauty and fell in love with her. Finding no woman who could even…

Why You Should Chase Power, Not Money

ByPaul Hudson
Life is everything and allows for anything. You are gifted one life -- one chance to create, to experience, to feel, to mean something. What you do with your time is up to you. Sure, you do have some obligations to the rest of the human race and the…

Just Holding Money Makes You Act More Selfish, According To Science

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Science just confirmed it: More money, more problems. Studies show people who recently handled money, like retrieving some from an ATM, are less charitable and less likely to help others afterward. New research from Lan Nguyen Chaplin, Kathleen Vohs…

8 Simple Ways For A Broke College Student To Save Money

ByUnwritten
College can sometimes feel like a bubble, where you have the independence you always wanted without the responsibilities of a full-fledged adult. Too often though, this bubble can make us ignore the issue of money, until our card is being declined…

9 Ways To Make Sure You Don't Run Out Of Money While Traveling

ByJen Ruiz
We all want to travel. No one looks at pictures of digital nomads exploring the world and thinks, "Man, that looks boring." The problem is, what we want and what we can afford are two distinctly different things. More often than not, we make excuses…

4 'Normal' Financial Habits That Are Actually Making You Lose Money

ByMarc Felgar
Recent surveys have shown almost half of all Americans aren't saving enough money to sustain them long-term. That’s not difficult to believe if you’ve ever looked at your bank account balance at the end of the month, and wondered where all your…

Why Money Should Never Map Out Your Direction In Life

ByEvelyn Pelczar
Money has always been a motivator. The extent to which money motivates us, however, is the critical variable that can define our career direction and, consequently, our satisfaction in life. If you are led by a desire to make as much money as…

Here's How To Tell If You're Too Obsessed With Saving Money

ByUnwritten
Like everything in life, obsessing over money requires a fine balance. On the one hand, if you don't put any thought toward it, then you can be reckless and unprepared for what life throws at you. On the other hand, if you obsess over it constantly,…

How Good You Are With Money, As Told By Your Zodiac Sign

ByEmily Anne
Let's be honest, money management is a major skill. It's definitely not glamorous; it's tedious, boring, and sometimes, it's a downer. Some people seem to naturally possess the discipline/talent to handle money responsibly, while others just can't…

Rob Gronkowski's 7 Cardinal Rules For Not Blowing Your Money

ByJoseph Milord
Let's face it, saving money is hard. It sounds easy and reasonable. Just "save such-and-such" percent of your paycheck! You think you've got it covered, but next thing you know it's the first week of January and you're wondering how you went $2,000…

'The Gold Standard: Rules To Rule By': Why Happiness Can't Buy Money

ByAri Gold
The following is excerpted from the novel, "The Gold Standard: Rules to Rule By," written by Ari Gold. Available now from Hachette Books. RULE #2: Happiness Can’t Buy Money “If you dance on a pole that don’t make you a ho.” — Usher Don’t waste time…

7 Priceless Things That Money Will Never Be Able To Buy

ByPaul Hudson
I love money – as we all do. Yet, money isn’t everything. There are things in life that are much more important than money itself, or anything that money is capable of buying. The reality is that even though we live in a capitalist world, the most…

9 Travel Hacks That Will Help You Save Tons Of Money On Your Summer Trip

ByShannon Ullman
I've been traveling consistently for the past 11 years. I went on trips all throughout college, and then I lived abroad for about three years after that. Thinking about all of the money I've spent on travel kind of makes me cringe. I never took the…