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Day 4: Don’t Fear the Digits

The New Year is rising. And you’re ready for a fresh start. Our four-day Money Fit plan is designed to get you scrubbed and ready. Day 4: Become a numbers gal. Studies show that checking your numbers regularly—regarding your weight or your...

Day 3: The Upside of Lazy

It’s the post-holiday lull. You don’t feel like doing anything. And in fact, the less you do the better, with our four-day Money Fit plan. Stoke your vision and motivation, then... Day 3: Make 2013 the year of doing less. It’s easier to do the...

Day 1: Set Up a Reward Strategy

It’s the post-holiday lull. Your bank account is thinner (your butt feels fatter)—and you want to get back to normal. Can you do it in a week? No. But you can get yourself in great shape for the New Year with our simple four-day Money Fit Plan....

Guess You Need a Plan

You knew the world wasn’t going to evaporate on 12/21/12, despite what the Mayan calendar (and various interpretations) might have predicted. But it is the end of a year, with a new one coming, and you do need a plan. This Year-End Cheat Sheet...

How Phone Deposits Work

Your phone doesn't look like a bank, but it's increasingly able to help you with banking tasks. Now, many banks now offer apps that use your phone's camera to deposit checks. How does it work? Just like a traditional deposit, you'll need to...

Meet the Savings Challenge Winners

A huge shout out to the thousands of DailyWorth readers who pledged to save $500 these last few weeks, despite approaching holiday craziness. And a big congratulations to our two winners, who proved that a little ingenuity can really fatten your...

The Best Choice For Your 401K

So, you’ve taken advantage of open enrollment, and set up your 401k account. Or maybe you had one already. The bigger question is:What’s the best investment to start with?Looking at all the investment options can be overwhelming—so overwhelming...

How Sandy Might Change Personal Finance

Could Hurricane Sandy change the way you think about your money? It might. Traditionally, personal finance has been, well, focused on the personal: do you have enough saved for the curveballs, for an emergency? But we’ve been thinking, here in...

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