MainStreet has begun rolling out a series of new features, beginning with a new navigation menu that launched today. The site’s content is now presented among various personal finance topics: Smart Spending, Money/Investing, Family, Career, Retirement, Small Business and Lifestyle.

Trying to budget better? Cruise over to Smart Spending and you’ll learn how to find cheaper groceries, save on your bills and bargain for a better car deal.

Planning for retirement? Our new Retirement channel has what you need. There’s plenty of information about your 401(k) or IRA, as well as stories about long-term care.

Are you an entrepreneur? Visit MainStreet’s new Small Business channel, where you can find everything you need to know about financing, launching and marketing your small business. We even have an area just for women in small business.

Looking for a new job? Our Career channel will help you transition to a new job or career, whether you’re a seasoned professional or a recent grad.

The bottom line: We’re here to help you navigate these difficult times. We want you to live a satisfying and secure money life and we’re working hard to bring you the information you need to achieve it.

As always, let us know what you think. If you have a question or comment please contact us at

Ben Pappas
Managing Editor