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A Shocking Number Of Americans Have More Credit Card Debt Than Savings

BySean Levinson
Americans are a lot better at spending money than they are at saving it. According to TIME, a new survey released by Bankrate found nearly one in four Americans have more credit card debt than emergency savings. The number of Americans who have more…

Study Finds Most Millennials Actually Have Less Than $1,000 In Savings

ByStacey Leasca
Sure, your mother might have told you talking about money in public is rude, but let's get real: Millennials suck at saving money. We need to talk about how huge of a problem this is. According to one new survey, the majority of Millennials barely…

Millennials Are Blowing All Their Savings On Starbucks Because Priorities

ByAmanda Fama
A dollar here and there spent on a cup of coffee won't hurt, right? LOL. Wrong. If you're anything like me, a "dollar here and there" actually means multiple dollars spent every morning at the bodega across the street on a large hazelnut coffee…

If You're Not Using Your Savings To Travel, You're Doing Something Wrong

ByNicole Riley Banner
Five years from now, I hope to have a passport full of stamps and knowledge from all over the world as I seek unfamiliar places. I dream to have full a bookshelf full of photo albums from all the places and gadgets I've collected along the way. I am…

An Insane Number Of Americans Have Less Than $500 In Their Savings Accounts

ByRobert Anthony
Next time you scroll through your Instagram feed, just know someone has probably been spending a lot more of their money than they should be. These days, it seems the only people who are financially stable enough to have more than $500 in their…

This Man Used His Entire Savings To Give His Wife The Most Incredible Gift

ByCandice Jalili
When my grandparents first moved to America, my grandpa bought them a beautiful little house on top of what was essentially just a giant pile of dirt. As you can imagine, my grandma was not pleased about the thought of living on a giant dirt pile.…

IT Cosmetics' Black Friday Sale Gives You 20 Percent Off & Free Mascara & Skincare Products

ByBella Gerard
While I love a holiday bundle as much as the next guy or gal with a serious shopping problem, my favorite kinds of sales and deals are the ones that offer full-on, percent-off discounts. Fortunately, the IT Cosmetics Black Friday 2018 sale has me…

If You Have Savings In Your 20s, You’re Doing Something Wrong

ByLauren Martin
I don’t have any savings, but I also don’t have any wants. I don’t know about you, but I like to enjoy my life. I like to go out to eat, buy clothes I don’t “need” and spend money with friends on memorable nights out. This goes back to a piece of…

Here Are 5 Tips To Help You Survive The Wrath Of Daylight Savings

ByKate Ryan
It may be Friday, but if you've got any sense, you should already be looking to Monday. Daylight saving time starts at 2 am this Sunday, and unlike when it ends in the fall, you'll be losing an hour of sleep thanks to a weird, antiquated farming…

Here's How To Get A Sneak Peek At Sephora's Black Friday 2018 Sale — Spoiler Alert: It's Gonna Be Great

ByBella Gerard
Since I always end up spending more than I intend to when Black Friday sales roll around, this year I'm making a conscious effort to plan out all my buys in advance. When it comes to clothes and accessories, I'm window-shopping stores and scrolling…

You Can Now Combine Sephora Promo Codes Online, So You Can Save Even More Money

ByKelsi Zimmerman
I can't tell you how many times I've received multiple promotional codes from the same brand to be used on their website, only to get to checkout to find out that I can only use one of the codes. Thus begins the annoying process of figuring out…

5 Cheap Valentine's Day Presents If You Just Spent Your Whole Life Savings On Christmas

ByAnnie Foskett
When I was a child and it was 6:02 A.M. on Christmas morning, I would run downstairs and check to see if Santa had left my little brother or me the biggest present. Bigger is better, I'm competitive, this is America, etc. Nine out of ten times, the…

The Entire Urban Outfitters Site Is BOGO For Black Friday & There Are 8 Days Of Even More Sales

ByBella Gerard
Still on the hunt for a sale that's worthwhile this Black Friday? The search ends here: Urban Outfitters' 2018 Black Friday sale is a combination of various discounts spanning a total of eight full days, and each deal is better than the next. If…

The iPhone XR Costs A Bit Less Than The New XS & XS Max

ByAmanda Fama
Buying a new phone is always fun... that is, until you have to get your wallet out. Regardless of which phone you end up buying, it's likely to put a small dent in your account — but it's always worth it. If you're an iPhone user, you're probably…

Tarte Is Giving You 25 Percent Off Almost EVERYTHING For Black Friday & Things Are Already Sold Out

ByKelsi Zimmerman
If you're a person who waits for Black Friday to shop for your (and your friends' and family's) favorite makeup products, then you're in luck. Tarte's Black Friday 2018 sale is pretty amazing and is bound to save you a ton of money on the brand's…

BECCA Cosmetics' Labor Day Sale Is The Excuse I Needed To Stock Up On Some New Highlighters

ByBella Gerard
If you're like me, you've already got a running list of can't-miss Labor Day Weekend sales and deals to make the most of. Admittedly, the majority of my list consists of my ride-or-die beauty faves, plus some new products I'm dying to try out — and…

You Can Score Deep Discounts On These Top Tech Gadgets During Jet’s Black Friday Sale

ByRachel Murphy
OK, if you're anything like me, you might be feeling overwhelmed by all of the Black Friday deals that are floating around out there. Well, I've got one more to add to your pile from Jet's Black Friday 2018 sale. The online retailer just revealed…

3 Ways To Bounce Back Financially After Draining Your Savings To Travel

ByHannah Tenpas
It's embarrassing, but foreign currency doesn't always feel "real" to me. "3000 yen? I'm rich! Look how pretty the colors of these euros are!" It feels like Monopoly money that's burning a hole in my pocket. There's also a certain adrenaline rush…

Why You Shouldn't Feel Guilty About Draining Your Savings To Travel

BySarah Madaus
Wanderlust is the strong, innate desire to rove or travel about. For Millennials, wanderlust seems to be confined to a board on Pinterest, a retweet from an account called something like Happy Travel Vibes or all of one's "liked" homes and hostels…

Zara's Fall/Winter Sale Has Finally Started, & $30 Jeans, $40 Dresses, & Other HUGE Deals Await

ByTheresa Massony
While most people's Christmas shopping begins on Black Friday and ends in a frantic rush a day or two before Christmas, mine doesn't ramp up until the day after Christmas... you know, when I'm ready to immediately drop all the money and gift cards I…

You Can Score Major Deals On All Of Target's Offerings Thanks To Their Upcoming Week-Long Sale

ByAriana Marsh
It seems like every store has some sort of membership card or app or special deal that you can sign up for, which makes keeping track of the best and most money-saving ones hard to do. Target's Fun Run Sale, which is coming up between Sept. 16-22,…

Science Just Gave You An Excuse To Drain Your Savings For A Beach Vacation

ByKaylin Pound
It doesn't take much to convince most people to ditch their office cubicles for a week of fun in the sun on a gorgeous island getaway. But if you're looking for yet another reason to justify a well-needed beach vacation, you're in luck. Science just…

All Of Bath & Body Works Is Buy 3, Get 3 For Black Friday, & That's Not Even Everything

ByBella Gerard
When it comes time to stock up on gifts for friends and loved ones — and also to treat myself and get in the holiday spirit — Bath & Body Works is always one of my go-to spots. I can't imagine a cold December night without one of their wintry…

Your Favorite Fall Snack Could Help You Survive The Nightmare Of Turning The Clocks Back

ByJordan Bissell
Every six months or so, as time crawls toward the seasonal clock change, I feel a moment of panic as I try to remember whether I'll be gaining an hour of sleep, or losing an entire hour of shut-eye. Fortunately, Nov. 4 marks the time of year when…

Here's How To Get Early Bird Access To Too Faced's 30 Percent Off Friends & Family Sale

ByBella Gerard
Another day, another beauty brand announcing a massive sale I'm too much of a shopaholic to resist. This time around, it just happens to be one of the biggest names in beauty, offering a whopping 30 percent off of their iconic products, so I really…

Converse Is Dropping Plaid Sneakers For Fall & They Couldn't Be More On Trend

ByAriana Marsh
Ultra dreamy collaborations don't happen every day, especially when they're also affordable AF and involve two of your favorite everyday brands. Case in point: the Bershka x Converse collaboration, which is dropping in a mere matter of days…

7 Cute Floral Swimsuits Under $20, So You Can Dip Into The Pool & Not Your Savings

ByJasmine Vaughn-Hall
Spring is the sweetest little reminder that flowers are finally making their debut once again, and we couldn't be more excited. Flowers instantly make you so much happier, and when you combine them with swimwear, you're in a state of complete…

Ulta's 21 Days Of Beauty Sale Means 50 Percent Off The Best Products & It's About To Begin

ByKayla Greaves
With fall just around the corner, there's truly no better time to stock up on some top beauty products than now. And thanks to Ulta's 21 Days of Beauty Sale (yes, the rumors were true!) you can do just that starting on Sept. 2. Cult favorites like…

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…

How To Set And Stick To A Budget Without Tracking Every Single Penny

ByJim Wang
When I first started working, I never thought about budgeting. The thought of tracking every penny of my spending seemed like a waste of time. Budgeting isn't fun. I love Excel spreadsheets and consider myself to be a numbers junkie, but even I hate…

7 Steps To Building A $1,000 Emergency Fund Like The Adult You Are

ByConor Richardson
Virtually every personal finance advisor has one rule: Make sure you have an emergency fund.  This is especially true for people who are starting to get their finances in order for the first time. An “emergency cushion,” as it is so aptly named, is…

Amazon Is Offering Some Epic Deals On Technology As Part Of Their Black Friday Sale

ByRachel Murphy
Black Friday is for scoring a great deal on tons of different items. In recent years, electronics have become some of the most sought-after items following the day after Thanksgiving shopping event. I'm talking smart TVs, tablets, mobile devices,…

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…

Attention Millennials: Why Investing Really Is The Key To Your Future

ByJamelle Sanders
As a Millennial, I strongly believe in the power of saving, and as witnesses to the economic downturn of 2007-08, our generation has been shocked into saving money. I'm glad to see we're saving, but I'm concerned we're too conservative with the…

The Amount Of Money You Should Have Saved By 30 Will Make You So Depressed

ByAlexandra Svokos
Savings are important, but they're also often difficult to build up. Experts told ATTN by the time we're 30, we should have saved up a certain amount of money, which looks kind of staggering when you see it in full. Kelly Smith, writer and…

6 Budgeting Tips That Will Leave You Feeling In Control Of Your Financial Future

ByElsie Amoako
We’ve all met people who consistently discuss their plans for early retirement, large savings accounts or alternative sources of income. Whenever we hear about other peoples’ successes, we often experience competitive urges that lead us to question…

This Is The Only Thing You Need To Do To Afford That Vacation Abroad

ByAlicia Butera, CFP®
So it's been a long week at work, all you want to do is hit up happy hour and celebrate because it's PAYDAYYYY. Holla! But before you go and spend the money you just earned why not take a few bucks and pay yourself? Sounds pretty good, doesn't it?…

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…

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…

If You Do This One Thing On Payday, You Can Save Way More Money

BySean Levinson
A best-selling author offered a simple but effective strategy in saving money. David Bach is a financial adviser who wrote several books about eliminating debt, saving money and achieving massive financial success, regardless of the reader's…

Here's How To Train Your Brain To Save Money, According To An Expert Researcher

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Saving money can be intimidating — I totally get it. Welcome to the club, my friend. Keeping an eye on your budgeting and expenses is one of those markers of adulthood that you don't even want to think about, like, at all, let alone actually do. But…

You Can Score Huge Savings On These Top Electronics During Black Friday

ByRachel Murphy
Black Friday is almost here and that means it's time to stock up on those electronics that you've had your eye on all year long. The shopping holiday offers consumers deep discounts on the year's top electronic items like tablets, TVs, mobile…

You Can Save $150 On Your Disney World Vacation With JetBlue’s Thanksgiving Sale

ByMehak Anwar
Thanksgiving is over; December is right around the corner; and the holiday season frenzy is about to begin. If you're anything like me, you love the hustle of the holidays — the countless deals and sales, an increased amount of family time, an…

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…

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…

You Can Get $100 Off Flights During Expedia's Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales

ByCollette Reitz
Once the last slice of pumpkin pie has been devoured on Thanksgiving, I immediately begin thinking about Black Friday sales. Even though some companies start their big sales ahead of Thanksgiving, there are still traditional Black Friday sales that…

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…

You Can Get 50% Off Flights & Hotels With Priceline’s Black Friday Deal

ByLara Walsh
Instead of setting my alarm at the crack of dawn to wait in long lines for discounted electronics and home goods, I'll be at home on Friday, Nov. 23 browsing the tropical getaways that can be booked at a discount come Black Friday. Cool new gadgets…

9 Things You Should Do With Your Next Paycheck To Make Sure You Get Ahead

ByMary Beth Storjohann
When it comes to the paycheck you're taking home each month, there's no question you're putting in some hard time and effort to earn that money. You're answering to deadlines, alarm clocks, bosses, customers, clients, co-workers and more on a daily…

5 Money Questions You Must Ask Your SO That Could End Your Relationship

ByConor Richardson
Things are starting to get serious. Your significant other is incredible and – maybe even – the one. But wait... have you stopped to have the real conversations that can lead to problems later in life? You know, the conversations that cause both of…