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Rent Your Home or Buy? Here's How to Decide

Rent versus buy is an age-old housing conundrum. Make the decision easy with some math that's easy to figure.

Best Money Tips: How to Squeeze Every Penny Out of a Gift Card

Today we found articles on ways to make the most of gift cards, packing hacks that will save you space, and frugal living skills to teach your children.

22 Websites That Will Pay You to Write for Them

Do you have a way with words? Earn some money with your talent, even if you don't have experience or clips at these sites that pay.

17 Things Car Salesmen Don't Want You to Know

Car salesmen have a lot of tricks up their sleeves to help separate you from your money. Learn what to watch out for.

How to Make Moonshine

Making moonshine is especially easy because running it through a still makes all the delicate balancing of flavors that mark a great beer or wine irrelevant.

Financial Decisions of Young Adults: Highlights from Our Chat With Rutgers

Don't miss the highlights from our chat with Dr. Barbara O'Neill from Rutgers on financial decisions of young adults!

10 Ways to Get Free (or Almost Free) Airline Tickets

Airfare isn't cheap, and it's rarely free. But if you can be flexible with your travel plans and know whom to ask (and how), you really can fly for free.

9 Ways to Develop the Breakfast Habit

You know you should start off the day with a good breakfast, but… Get smart about the most important meal of the day with some simple habit builders.

8 Old Holiday Traditions We Can't Believe Ever Existed

Nothing says holiday cheer quite like the Christmas spider.

6 Money Moves You Can Make While Stuck in an Endless TSA Line

Corralled into a never-ending TSA line? Put your boredom to work and make these money moves while you wait.

How to Manage Your Money During a Spousal Separation

If you and your spouse decide to separate, you'll still need to agree on how to handle your money — together. Here's how.

The Simple Way to Decide How Much Rent You Can Really Afford

Before you set out to find your next great rental apartment or home, take a good look at your income. What can you afford?

Banks Can Manipulate Your Transactions, Then Charge You 1750% Overdraft Fee

Learn how your bank's tricky policies can deplete your account.

Never Pay for a RedBox DVD Rental Again

If you ever pay even one cent for a DVD rental again, you're paying too much. Visit these sites and print out the latest list of codes before your trip to the local RedBox.

How Much Does Your Credit Card Debt Cost You?

Only having to pay 2% of your total credit-card balance a month makes charging tempting...but with interest, you could also pay more than double your original purchase price.

8 Terrible Work-From-Home "Jobs" You Should Avoid

Bad news: If a work-from-home job seems too good to be true, it probably is.

10 Classic Impulse Buys We Need to Stop Falling For

Acting on impulse is good when you're catching someone who's falling, or swerving to avoid an accident. But when it comes to shopping, it's not your friend.

5 Best Prepaid Debit Cards

Prepaid debit cards offer the convenience of a regular credit card...with some unexpected benefits. Learn more about these financial tools.

Can You Really Save With Amazon Prime Pantry?

Prime Pantry is yet another of Amazon's many services aimed at saving consumers time and money. How can you make the most of it?

Best Credit Cards For Road Trips

If you're planning a road trip make sure you have these credit card rewards and benefits with you.