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Everyday Cheapskate: Life in a Crowded Nest

It used to be that young people reaching adulthood could not wait to leave home and be on their own. And their parents longed for an empty nest and quieter lives.

But young people are spoiling these plans. Among 2012 U.S. college graduates, 80 ...

Everyday Cheapskate: 8 Ways to Grow a Cash Stash

Saving money is a curious term with two meanings: 1) To spend less, as in "I buy things on sale to save money," and 2) To physically place money where it is safe from being spent.

OK, that's fine. But here's the problem. It's easy to trick ...