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The 5 Best Reusable Straws

Finding drinking straws worth keeping isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these reusable straws and your drinks will always be ready to sip.

5 Ways Life Is Amazing With an 800 Credit Score

A credit score in the 700s is pretty good and the rewards are nice. But for those few who crack 800? The financial world is their oyster.

Borrowing to Invest: Helpful or Hurtful?

Can debt possibly be a good thing? Sometimes yes, sometimes no. But carrying debt that enables you to earn money is a concept called Leveraging, and can be v

4 Times It's Worth It to Pay the Pink Tax

The pink tax is real, but that doesn't mean it's all marketing hype.

5 European Cities You Can Visit for $50 a Day

Believe it or not, you can vacation in any of these gorgeous European cities for just $50 a day.

The 5 Best Luxury Pens

Writing anything by hand in the digital age isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these luxury pens and you'll never want to stop writing.

The 5 Best Hair Removal Creams

Dilapi-whatories? Whatever the official name, these five best hair removal creams and lotions make getting rid of unsightly scruff quick and painless.

How to Provide Proof of Onward Travel During an Open-Ended Trip Abroad

As a way to prevent tourists from overstaying their visas, many countries require that you can prove your intention to leave. Here's how to do it right.

10 Awesome Sites to Shop for Affordable, Cool Jewelry

Whether you're dressing up or down, these sites have jewelry that doesn't cost a lot, but looks like a million bucks.

What to Do About a Terrible Airbnb Stay

When your hotel room is terrible, you know who to call. Who do you call when your Airbnb stay is awful?

Are You Frugal or Cheap?

Saving money is great — but sometimes, it can be taken too far. Are you crossing the line from savvy frugality into miserly cheapness?

5 Signs You're Ready to Sell Your House

The housing market is red-hot. But are you truly ready to sell?

7 Easy Ways to Clean Up Your Image on Social Media

If you're worried about your reputation on social media ruining your future, here's how to clean it up in a flash.

How I Make $800 on Month on eBay Selling Used Clothes

Looking for a fun side gig? You could make up to $800 a month selling your unwanted clothes on eBay.

5 Everyday Routines of Wealthy People

There's no one trick to becoming fabulously wealthy, but a structured daily routine may be a step in the right direction.

Get The Most Value For Your Travel Rewards with the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

This card is more than just a pretty sign-up bonus. The value of its rewards makes Sapphire Preferred one of the best travel rewards cards out there.

The 35 Best Ways to Spend Your Free Time (Frugally)

One way to spend less is to take up a fun hobby. Try one of these great ones, and you may even improve yourself and your bank account along the way too.

A Secured Credit Card Can Repair Your Credit Score — Here's How to Pick the Best

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.

10 Cool DIY Home Improvements for $20 or Less

Add some pizazz (and property value) to your home without breaking the bank. All you need is $20 and a few hours to yourself.

Tactics for avoiding the thumbprint-for-cash request

Does providing a thumbprint or fingerprint to cash an honestly-received check make you feel like a criminal? The practice adopted by many U.S. banks to protect itself and its custo