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A secured credit card can help improve your creditworthiness, but some secured cards do more harm than good. Here's how to choose one that's right for you.
We're advocates of credit balance transfers as part of a debt reduction plan, but that doesn't mean the strategy is risk-free. Here's what to watch out for.
Learn what makes Forex trading unique and how you can improve your chance of success.
by: Miranda Marquit | channel: Investment
A credit card balance transfer is a good first step toward debt reduction and a sounder financial footing. Here's why you shouldn't wait to use one.
A little too generous this holiday season? Get back in the black with these quick debt-busting tips.
by: Miranda Marquit | channel: Debt Management, Shopping
Save hundreds of dollars a year by dropping these useless fees from your life.
by: Miranda Marquit | channel: Personal Finance, Shopping
Learn how to create a great credit score even if you don't have an extensive financial history.
by: Miranda Marquit | channel: Debt Management
Many aspiring freelance writers get caught in a race to the bottom on content job bidding sites. Earn what you're worth with these tips from a successful blogger.
Is a mortgage ReFi through a bank once owned by a financial software company a wise choice? Learn from our reviewer's experience.
E*Trade's wide selection of no-fee funds and ETFs make it a good choice for new and intermediate investors.
TradeKing's low fees and minimums, great research tools, and active community make it a good choice for your online brokerage.
With competitive rates and all the familiar online banking products and features, Discover Bank is worth considering for your banking needs.
The U.S. credit card market is crowded, but a combination of simplicity and reward points could entice consumers to this new offering from Barclays.
Interest rates have ticked up recently, which means homeowners who've been on the fence about refinancing may want to act soon. Here's what to to expect.
With 5% cash back in rotating categories, 0% intro APR, and no annual fee, the Discover It credit card is a smart choice for those who don't carry a balance.
Capital One and ING DIRECT merged to form Capital One 360. Should you merge your banking with the new entity? Or should you divest?
If you'd like to make some home improvements now and recoup those costs when you sell, these are the 10 renovations that earn the best return.
With a higher return than a regular savings account, a money market bank account is a good choice for your emergency cash.
Choosing the right real estate agent is the first of many difficult decisions home buyers and sellers must make. Here's how to make the right choice.
When you move into a new place, you're moving into a new neighborhood, too. Discover how to find out if it's right for you before you buy or rent.
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