It is no secret that more and more families are making tough decisions when it comes to their entertainment options due to the rising costs of “going out.” But this doesn’t mean that there is no fun to be had.

If you’ve bought or sold a home recently, you know that being on either end of the transaction can be stressful. Buyers may be under pressure to find a home quickly, for example, if they are transferring to a new job from a different location. Sellers want to get the best price in the shortest amount of time.

Getting their dorm room organized, reconnecting with friends they met last year, making new friends, setting up a class schedule ... college students have a lot to look forward to as they head back to campus. Identity thieves eagerly anticipate back-to-school time too, because it often means more opportunity for them to purloin someone’s private, personal information for their financial gain.

The urge to help others runs deep in America. In 2006, roughly one in four adult Americans, 61.2 million total, volunteered their time, according to a new federal report by the Corporation for National and Community Service. Now there's a new way to give back that incorporates charitable giving into our daily lives.

The current high rate of unemployment is causing consumers to re-evaluate the importance of individual life insurance coverage, with many viewing it as an essential component of long-term financial security for their families and loved ones.

Feeling fabulous is something all women crave. But tough economic times can bring cutbacks in all areas of life. Luckily, your daily beauty routine doesn’t have to suffer. You can still feel great from the inside out without spending a fortune.

As the world's economy becomes more and more challenging, small business owners need to find ways to keep their business afloat.