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Allow yourself to spend money on the things that make you happiest.

7 times you’re better off spending than saving

You shouldn't cut corners when it comes to spending money on things that improve your health, happiness, or financial situation.

7 signs you’re wasting money

Whether you've allowed "lifestyle creep" or you're just paying for subscriptions you forgot you had, there are many ways you could be wasting money.

When I moved from China to the US, eating out became so much more expensive I had to break the habit. Here’s how I did it.

Instead of feeling like I was depriving myself, I set out to manage my restaurant addiction by figuring out how to recreate what I loved about them.
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To me, the line between spending enough and spending too much comes down to a question I grapple with every day

I think the danger of lifestyle creep lies in spending on what you think you're supposed to spend on, rather than what you truly value.
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The 5 money lessons I taught my teenage daughter that helped her save $10,000

I didn't want my teenage daughter to make the same money mistakes I did, and in just two summers, she's been able to save enough to buy herself a car.
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I saved almost $2,000 just by tracking my money on a spreadsheet

All it took was a homemade Google spreadsheet to cut out $1,911 worth of unnecessary expenses in one year.

9 diagrams that explain the basic concepts you need to manage your money

Learn more about net worth, investing, saving, debts and other financial concepts with easy to understand bar graphs.
If you spend money wisely, you could end up happier and less stressed.

A Harvard professor says most of us overlook a simple way to be happier because it costs money

Spending money to "buy ourselves out of negative experiences," can reduce stress and increase happiness, according to a Harvard professor.
Not everything is worth the money, according to some parents.

10 parents share the things they regret spending money on

When you have kids, you want to give them everything they want, but there are some things that people later regret spending money on.

13 tricks retailers use in stores and online to make you overspend — and keep coming back for more

Retail is notorious for using sneaky strategies — in stores and online — to make you spend more money than you anticipated. Here are some of the most common.