Five for the Money's Best Tips of 2006

From traveling on a budget to saving without a 401(k), here are a handful of the savviest strategies Five for the Money uncovered this year

A well-diversified investor could have done quite well in 2006. As of afternoon trading Dec. 27, the Standard & Poor's 500 index was up 14.1% for the year. The tech-heavy Nasdaq composite climbed 10.1% over the same period, and the Dow Jones industrial average was near an all-time high, up 16.5%.

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