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The average tipper tips about 15% to 20%.

Here’s how much you should tip in every situation

If you've ever wondered how much you should tip a waiter, bartender, cab driver, hotel bellman, or barista, look no further.
Working for yourself means your income is unpredictable. The author is not pictured.

I spent my whole life working for a salary, but now that I’m self-employed I use a 3-part strategy to manage my inconsistent income

For the first time in my life I don't have a consistent weekly salary, which makes it much harder to budget and plan ahead.
The couple is not pictured.

A couple who paid off $133,000 in debt, including 16 student loans, swears by a stunningly simple trick to keep from overspending

During their debt payoff period, the couple implemented the zero-sum budgeting method and bought their everyday items with cash only.

11 signs you’re spending too much, even if it doesn’t feel like it

Buying pre-cut veggies, taking hot showers, owning a car, and clipping coupons are all surprising ways you're wasting money.
Once you know the questions to ask, finding the answer is easier than you think.

I’m a financial planner — here are the 5 most important questions about money you should be asking yourself

As a certified financial planner, I've seen how hard it is find answers to your money questions. But it's not as hard as you think.
Budgeting your money for specific goals is easier than you think.

A 2-step strategy financial planners use for themselves and their clients can make your money much less confusing

Separating cash into different "buckets" — for retirement, travel, or an emergency fund — allows you to see how much is going toward each goal.
Sean, who goes by "The Money Wizard," has never stuck to a budget. (He is not pictured.)

I saved over $285,000 in my 20s without ever making a budget thanks to a laughably easy strategy I use instead

Sean, who goes by "The Money Wizard," has never stuck to a budget. Instead, he simply tracks his spending using the Numbers app on his iPhone.
A zero-sum budget helps take advantage of credit card rewards like travel, without incurring any debt. The author is not pictured.

I put everything I can on a credit card without any debt, thanks to a smart monthly strategy that keeps me in the green

For the zero-sum budget to work, they track their spending, pay off their cards multiple times a month, and keep an emergency fund.

I tried YNAB, the budgeting app that inspired me to take charge of my finances

Apps like You Need a Budget, or YNAB, are making it increasingly easier to get a handle on personal finances. Here's what it's like to use YNAB.

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.