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The Surprising Truth of Investing: Mediocre Advice Is Best

While you might wish for superior investing advice, it turns out mediocre advice is really all you need.

5 Things to Remember Every Time You Face a Financial Failure

Everybody falls down, even when it comes to their money. The key to success is getting back up again.

Should You Sign Up for That Store Credit Card?

Store credit cards are sometimes good for building credit. But their terms can make them less attractive than many other cards. Should you get one?

5 Money Conversations Every Couple Should Have

Money may not buy happiness, but being honest and open about it can buy you a lot of relationship points.

6 Credit Card Mistakes That Could Be Ruining Your Credit

Your credit score is vital to your financial health. Don't let these common credit card errors tank it.

5 Best Sign-up Bonuses for Airline Miles Credit Cards

One of the biggest travel credit card benefits is the hefty sign-up bonuses. Learn how to find them, and discover five great bonuses available right now.

5 Best Credit Cards that Offer Bonus Cash for Sign Up

Need incentive to sign up for a cash back credit card? Besides getting cash back for your purchases, these cards are offering an upfront cash bonus!

How Dirty Is Your Money, Really?

You use money often, but have you ever considered what kinds of nasty bacteria are living on its surface? The answer is not for the squeamish.

Flashback Friday: 42 Ways the 7 Deadly Sins Are Keeping You Poor

Greed, pride, and the five other deadly sins might be the reason for your financial struggles.

Almost Half of Job Applicants Make This Same Foolish Mistake

This one silly mistake costs 50% of job applicants the job. Are you making it, too?

Egg Pan, Sugar Softener, and 50 Other Uses for Citrus Peels

Don't toss those citrus peels just yet! There are so many amazing ways to put them to good use.

Why Your Group Life Insurance Is Not Enough

Group life insurance is a great employer-offered benefit. But, is it really enough?

How to Help Your Kid Build Their First Budget

Everything your teen needs to master their money starts with you. Teach them budgeting basics that will last a lifetime.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Show Love Without Spending Money?

Tell us how you show love without spending money and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

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.

5 Sales Strategies Your Bank Uses to Make Money

Banks are businesses, too. Keep an eye out for these sales tactics that might be costing you money

Bots, Chips, and Selfies: How Safe Are the New Ways to Pay?

Smile! You just paid with a selfie. How safe are these trendy new ways to spend, anyway?

Best Money Tips: Money Lessons We Can Learn From Beyoncé

Today we found articles on money lessons we can learn from Beyoncé, tips for solo travel, and how to get the most out of your doctor appointments.

Don't Make These 6 Credit Card Sign-Up Bonus Mistakes

There's nothing wrong with signing up for a new credit card to get in on the bonuses — just don't make these mistakes and lose out.

6 Ways My Family Scores Free Travel With Credit Cards

Want to travel the world for free? Take advantage of my insider tips that took me years to learn!