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Kate Northrup: In Praise of Plenty
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Taking care of your finances is a key part of caring for yourself, says the author and financial educator.
illio grad with bank on back
By Experience Life Staff
The United States consumer debt in 2013 totaled 11.5 trillion dollars. That's $7,115 of debt per household.
how to budget
By Jon Spayde
Smart Money Smart Kids coauthor and money expert Rachel Cruze on overcoming your resistance to living on a household budget and creating a financial plan.
Bargain Fever
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Laine Bergeson compiles some compelling statistics around spending from Mark Ellwoods new book, Bargain Fever.
An illustrated person holds up a credit card.
By Jon Spayde
Three financial experts offer advice — and hope — handling the unique stress of credit-card debt.
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
Many people donate money or time to charities this time of year, but one Twin Cities man decided he'd give $1,000 away — to complete strangers. At the Mall of America.
Illustration people with bills
By Courtney Helgoe
Author and financial educator Ruth Hayden explains the "four cornerstones" of a healthy partnership, and how they can relieve the stress of sharing a financial life.
illustration of man and woman sitting on a couch with backs to each other and thought bubbles with fingers pointing at each other
By Courtney Helgoe
Financial expert Ruth Hayden helps couples move beyond their money issues. In this first of two installments, she explains why we fight about finances — and how to find common ground.
By Casie Leigh Lukes
Editorial intern Casie Lukes on how she's rethinking her spending habits — with the health and wellness of others in mind.
By Heidi Wachter
Our core stories and experiences shape our financial belief systems.
Wedding topper on money
By Experience Life Staff
Why couples who focus on mutual core values are happier.
By Mark Hyman, MD
Dr. Mark Hyman examines the connections of politics, money, and our healthcare system — and what we can do about it.
cut up credit card
By Brian Johnson
Financial expert Dave Ramsey offers practical advice on how to overhaul your financial life.
By Anjula Razdan
Senior health editor Anjula Razdan offers advice on how to eat well without breaking the bank.
A woman thinks next to a calendar and flying money.
By Jon Spayde
Do you find yourself living paycheck to paycheck—no matter how much money you make? Here’s how to get ahead of the game, and stay there.
Crazy Sexy Kitchen
By Experience Life Staff
Kris Carr's 12 tips on thrifty grocery shopping for healthy food.
Tips to become free from material possessions
By Jon Spayde
If you're hanging out with pals who have a lot more money to spend than you do, it can be awkward. Money expert Ruth Hayden offers rich advice.
Present wrapped with someone holding it
By Joseph Hart
Eight strategies for saner holiday giving.
By Experience Life Staff
Financial therapist Bari Tessler-Linden shares the story of how her Conscious Bookkeeping approach came to life in this behind the scenes video from our March 2010 cover shoot.
Health on a Budget
By Joseph Hart
OK, money’s tight. But your health is invaluable. So where can you scrimp, and where should you spend wisely? Here’s how to make the money-saving decisions that are right for your budget — and your body.
bari tessler
By Jamie Martin
Financial therapist Bari Tessler-Linden helps people manage their money by first exploring their thoughts, values and beliefs.
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