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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.

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.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save Money on Valentine's Day?

Tell us how you save money on Valentine's Day and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

8 Things Americans Were Better at in the 1950s Than Today

Americans used to be so good at basic skills — like saving money. Things have gone a bit downhill since the 1950s.

7 Modern Reasons to Visit Your Local Library Today

The library isn't just a building full of old books. You can have a whole lotta fun there — for free!

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.

5 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.

12 Entry Level Jobs With Surprisingly High Salaries

There's no need to struggle right out of school if you land one of these high paying entry level jobs.

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.

Is it Safe to Re-Finance Your Home Close to Retirement?

Refinancing to a lower mortgage may sound like a no-brainer, but if you're close to retirement, consider these complications.

Save on Car Rentals With These 10 Easy Hacks

Rental car expenses can eat a big chunk out of your vacation budget. Save more for the rest of the trip with some easy cost cutters.

8 Ways Valentine's Day Picks Your Pocket

On Valentine's Day, you want to show your loved ones how much they mean to you. Just watch out for these common, Cupid-themed money traps.

15 Ways to Make Brown Bagging It Better Than Buying Lunch

You know bringing your own lunch can save you tons — but bleh. Make your midday meal a real reward and you'll win twice.

Don't Get Trapped by These Higher Education Scams

Too often higher education comes with empty promises and hefty bills. Learn to spot and avoid these money traps.

Flashback Friday: 104 Sweet Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day can end up costing you a pretty penny. Luckily, we have 104 ways to make this year the cheapest and sweetest Valentine's Day ever.

10 of the World's Most Expensive Restaurants

These 10 restaurants have it all — great food, scenic locations, and one shockingly large bill at the end.

7 Ways Being Debt Free Can Cost You

Generally speaking, debt is bad. But sometimes taking on debt is unavoidable — and can actually be good for you.

5 Money Rules That'll Save You Big in Baby's First Year

Having a baby might seem like a never-ending money suck, but there are easy ways to save money in your baby's first year.

netSpend: The Story of the Visa Debit Card We Did Not Apply For

This is my story of shock, anger, and finally disgust at the practices of netSpend.

8 Ways Your Smartphone Saves You Money

You may be saving on your monthly telecom bill with that old timey flip-phone, but you're also missing out on a lot of other ways to save.