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10 Ways to Decorate Your Christmas Tree for Under $30

Add these fun, frugal trimmings to your tree — without trimming your savings account.

American Express Credit Card Offers: Applications & Reviews

A comprehensive list of the best American Express credit cards and charge cards available, and how to apply.

4 Ways Millennials Are Changing Marriage

It's no secret that Millennials like to do things their own way, and that includes marriage. Here's how the kids are tying the knot (or not).

5 American Cities Where You Can Retire On Just Social Security

If Social Security is your primary post-retirement income, it may be time to move. Maybe to one of these five low-cost U.S. cities.

The 5 Best Credit Cards for Dining Out

Planning to treat yourself to a night out? Stay frugal and splurge smartly by using one of these restaurant rewards cards.

5 Best Credit Cards for People With Excellent Credit

Have great credit? Then you have an opportunity to get high-reward credit cards that offer 2% or more cash back, double points, and more.

10 Surprising Ways to Negatively Affect Your Credit Score

Even when you aren't applying for a credit card or loan, your credit score can be affected by a variety of actions — even forgetting to return your library books.

Your Brain Is Keeping You in Debt (And How to Fix It)

Why can't you chip away at that daunting pile of debt? You might want to blame your brain.

The 5 Best Credit Cards for Small Businesses

Whether you run a small business or want a second card to help keep work expenses separate from personal ones, look to one of these cards.

How to Get 5% Cash Back on Holiday Purchases

Reduce the bite holiday spending takes out of your budget with one of these cash back rewards cards.

Could Trump Bring Higher Interest Rates and Inflation? Consider These Money Moves

Will the fiscal landscape be different in 2017 during a Trump presidency? Here's how to get your money ready, either way things go.

8 Tax Tricks to Try if You're Stuck With Student Loans

The burden of student loan debt is heavy enough. Get as many tax breaks as you can to lighten your load.

5 Best Credit Cards with 0% APR for Purchases

If you're planning a big purchase, it can be helpful to get a credit card with promotional financing so you can save money on interest.

The Easiest Way to Invest in the World's Biggest Companies

You don't need thousands of dollars to buy high-priced stock — really!

8 Ways to Decide if It's a "Fund-Worthy" Emergency

You worked hard to build up your emergency fund for a rainy day like today. Is it raining hard enough to dip into your stash of cash?

Ask the Readers: How Do You Avoid Stressing Out During the Holidays?

Tell us how you avoid stressing out during the holidays and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

5 Best Online Checking Accounts

Whether you're looking to earn interest or for great customer service and reasonable fees, these five online checking account are all wise choices.

8 Money Moves to Make the Moment You Get a Promotion

A promotion isn't an invitation to launch a spending spree. Make these smart, responsible money moves instead.

3 Ways Your Cash Rewards Can Make You Rich

Here are 3 ways you can turn your credit card cash rewards into wealth.

Flashback Friday: 30 Brilliant Ways to Survive Black Friday Madness

Braving the blustering winter weather the day after Thanksgiving to shop alongside the masses doesn't sound worth the trouble, but here's how to survive and save like a pro.