Monthly Archives: November 2014

12 Kid-Approved Cookie Recipes for the 12 Days of Christmas

From swan-shaped treats to caramel-pear confections, these holiday recipes are tailor-made for the littlest of bakers to whip up. More

Spend Smart! 9 Bad Shopping Habits You Should Ditch by 30

In your 20s, you can plead buying ignorance. But by the big 3-0, you really should rid yourself of these problem tendencies. More

7 Ways to Nail a Final-Round Job Interview

So you’ve made it this far. Now it’s time to seal the deal with these power moves—like addressing your weaknesses. More

A Family Affair: 6 Tips for Having the Estate Planning Talk

Turkey, stuffing … and estate planning? The family-gathering season can be an ideal time to share your wishes—using these tips. More

On Impulse: Do Men or Women Spend More on Spontaneous Buys?

In a survey, 75% of adults admit to making unplanned purchases. But how much they’ll shell out varies sharply between the genders. More

Ready to Buy a Home? 7 Key Questions to Ask Yourself First

Before you proffer up a down payment, it’s important to assess if you can truly take on the commitment — by reviewing these points. More

The Holiday ‘I Overdid It’ Syndrome: 6 Ways to Keep Spending, Eating and Indulging in Check

It’s a time of family, feasts and festivities—which can easily lead to excess. Here’s how to handle the season of too, too much. More

Black Friday Boycott: Why People Are Shunning the Sales This Year

Just 40% of Americans plan to make purchases during the post-Thanksgiving shopping frenzy. A look at why—plus what they’ll spend. More

4 Goal-Setting Pros Share Tips for Getting to the Finish Line

Your money dreams may change with age, but the tips to get you there are timeless. LV Live panelists share their lessons learned. More

How Practicing Gratitude Can Make You Better With Money

Five stories that prove giving thanks is just as good for your budget as it is for your happiness. More