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5 Questions You Should Ask at Every Job Interview

Don't waste an opportunity — be sure to ask these questions during your next job interview to help determine whether the position is the right fit for you.

10 Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Credit Card Offer

It feels like we toss out unsolicited credit card offers every day. But what about when you actually want to accept one?

25 Quick, Cheap Lunch Ideas

You lunch doesn’t have to be a budget-buster or bland. These 25 fast and inexpensive lunch ideas will keep your midday meals interesting and easy.

12 Easy Ways to Avoid Student Loan Debt

Completing college is hard enough without the mountain of debt that usually follows. Here's how to get the education without the financial stress.

9 Things in Your House You're Forgetting to Clean

Washed your pillows recently? How about your doorknobs? It's time to give these nine germy household spots a good once over!

10 Negotiation Mistakes That Will Destroy Your Deal

From small buys to major life purchases, negotiation can make or break the deal. Win your next haggle-sesh by avoiding these common mistakes.

Weird Job Interview Questions (and How to Answer Them)

Need to measure a building? Escape from a blender? Give an opinion on garden gnomes? Learn how to answer these and other odd interview questions.

25 Great, Cheap, and Easy Crock Pot Recipes

A crock pot can be your key to a fast and delicious dinner. These 25 recipes are simple, cost little, and, most importantly, taste great.

11 Steps to Take When Bankruptcy Is Your Only Option

A bankruptcy can sting, but it just may be the lifeline your finances need.

7 Certifications That Add Big $$ to Your Salary

Expand your skills and education without stepping foot in a classroom. These seven certifications will help you score the big bucks!

8 Things Everyone Should Know About the Commodities Markets

From cows to coffee, billions of dollars are lost and made trading commodities. Here's what you need to know — even if you're not a trader.

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.

How to Avoid Getting Your Credit Card Canceled

Find out why your credit card could be canceled on you without notice, and tips to help avoid it.

Which Retirement Account Is Right for You?

We all know that saving for retirement is of key importance. But how do you pick the right plan for you?

How to Launder Money

Money laundering is not a simple concept. It's two simple concepts, because there are two different activities that are called money laundering. Here's how to do both of them.

Beyond Goodwill: The Different Types of Thrift Stores

Looking for secondhand treasure? Knowing the pros and cons of each type of thrift store can help you decide where to shop.

12 Side Jobs for Stay-at-Home Moms and Dads

Being a stay-at-home parent can put a strain on your budget, but these side jobs allow you to take care of the kids while generating additional income.

Prioritize These 5 Bills When You're Short on Cash

Late payments happen. But for these major bills, you need to get them paid on time — or face the consequences.

Here's How Your Credit Score Affects Your Job Search

Can a low FICO score damage your shot at your dream job? Yes and no. Learn what a potential boss can see in your credit report.

7 Habits of Highly Frugal People

We've all read about (or heard about) the habits of highly effective people — but what about the habits of the fantastically frugal?