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6 Mobile Payment Tools You Should Start Using Today

It's not just a silly myth from a "Seinfeld" episode — sitting on your wallet can actually cause sciatica problems. When your wallet is ever-growing due to a severe case "credit-carditis," it's time to consider alternative forms of payment. Here are six mobile payment... […]

5 Worst Mistakes Good Spouses Make

Marriage is hard. Almost anyone can tell you that. It takes constant effort to nurture this relationship so that it remains close, connected, and dedicated as the years pass. "But," you say, "I'm a good spouse. I don't cheat. I love my partner. I accept their faults and I work on my... […]

5 Worst Mistakes Good Spouses Make

Marriage is hard. Almost anyone can tell you that. It takes constant effort to nurture this relationship so that it remains close, connected, and dedicated as the years pass. "But," you say, "I'm a good spouse. I don't cheat. I love my partner. I accept their faults and I work on my... […]

5 Best Online Brokerages for Your IRA

Are you ready to save for retirement, but aren't sure where to start? I've created a short list of the five best brokerages for your Individual Retirement Account (IRA). To develop my recommendations, I began by considering account minimums and investment fees. I also examined the ease of managing... […]

Which Student Loan Repayment Plan Saves You the Most?

In recent years, the U.S. Department of Education implemented a flexible solution to help borrowers with financial difficulty repay their federal student loan debt, also known as income-driven repayment plans. These plans calibrate monthly payments based on the individual's income. Most applicants... […]

Which Student Loan Repayment Plan Saves You the Most?

In recent years, the U.S. Department of Education implemented a flexible solution to help borrowers with financial difficulty repay their federal student loan debt, also known as income-driven repayment plans. These plans calibrate monthly payments based on the individual's income. Most applicants... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday, April 9th at 12:00 PM PDT, for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday, at 12:00 PM PDT/ 3:00 PM EDT, for lively conversation and a chance to win a $200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards! Use #WBChat and #MyFreeTaxes to participate. This week's topic: Surviving Tax Season! Learn about qualifying for free tax services, tax credits... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday, April 9th at 12:00 PM PDT, for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday, at 12:00 PM PDT/ 3:00 PM EDT, for lively conversation and a chance to win a $200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards! Use #WBChat and #MyFreeTaxes to participate. This week's topic: Surviving Tax Season! Learn about qualifying for free tax services, tax credits... […]

6 Best Cities for Frugal Lovers of the Arts

Sure, booming coastal metropolises like New York or San Francisco have well-deserved reputations as hotbeds for the arts. But unless you're really successful, or willing to live like an actual starving artist, it's costly and difficult to enjoy all they have to offer. Here are six lower-cost, but... […]

6 Best Cities for Frugal Lovers of the Arts

Sure, booming coastal metropolises like New York or San Francisco have well-deserved reputations as hotbeds for the arts. But unless you're really successful, or willing to live like an actual starving artist, it's costly and difficult to enjoy all they have to offer. Here are six lower-cost, but... […]