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Mind Control Guru Can Pay With Blank Sheets of Paper

Using the power of your own mind against you is quite a scam and requires little to no set up, no partners, and no real props. See how Derren Brown does it.

How to Build a Back-to-School Capsule Wardrobe That's Trendy and Affordable

Build a back-to-school capsule wardrobe that mixes reliable clothing options plus a few trendy pieces — and save money, too.

The 5 Best Travel Adapters

Finding the right travel adapter for an international trip isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these travel adapters and your electric travel accessories will work while abroad.

The 5 Best Luggage Scales

Before you head to the airport with a heavy suitcase, you should make sure it doesn't go over the weight limit. These luggage scales are here to save the day (and your budget).

6 Awesome Credit Card Tricks That Will Save You Money

Learn how to double sign-up bonuses, extend billing periods to 55 days, and earn rewards without wasting a dime.

The 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.

How to Watch Movies in the Theater for Free

You can easily see brand-new movies in the theaters for free. Yes, totally free. Really.

5 Easy Ways to Declutter Your Digital Life

Your digital life can become overwhelming quickly if you don't get organized. Start decluttering your bytes!

How to Add an Extra Hour to Your Day

There are never enough hours in the day to get things done, but by borrowing some money management skills, you can buy one.

How to Rebuild Your Credit in 8 Simple Steps

Bad credit will cost you more for insurance and loans, and may close some opportunities altogether. Learn how to rebuild a poor credit rating to an excellent one.

The Best Credit Cards for Groceries

Food is a huge part of most families' budgets. Maximize your supermarket spending by using one of these great grocery cash-back cards.

6 Ways to Prepare for Your Work at Home Gig

Telecommuting is now the norm for many people. If you're about to start a work-at-home gig, make sure you set yourself up for success.

The Best Low Interest Rate Credit Cards

If you need to pay off credit card debt, having a card with a low interest rate can help immensely. Here are your best options.

10 Important Signs That Your Job Sucks

As someone who has had to make the decision to leave more than one lousy job, here's my 10 signs for knowing when to leave. I don't take the decision to quit lightly, and I don't t

Ask the Readers: How Did You Spend Your First Paycheck?

Share your first paycheck story for a chance to win 1 of 3 $20 Amazon gift certificates!

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!

9 Ways to Earn Extra Cash When Money Is Tight

Whether you're unemployed or could just use some cash on the side, these gigs (ranging from oh-so-easy to kind of wacky) can help you make money fast.

The Joy of Buying a New Car: 9 Car Buying Tips

There are a few key areas and tips that prospective car shoppers must keep in mind when looking to buy a new or used vehicle.

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.

Credit Unions vs. Banks: What's the Difference?

Banks and credit unions both have their benefits...and the potential to be totally annoying. Here's how to figure out which institution is right for you.