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Best Credit Cards with the Annual Fee Waived the First Year

If you're hesitant to get a credit card with an annual fee, these credit cards offer the first year for $0.

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

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

Can Your Spouse be a Dependent on Your Taxes?

We all want a lower tax burden. When your spouse earns much less, you may be tempted to claim them as a dependent. Should You?

Here's How Much Life in the Big City Will Cost You

Your dreams of big city life probably won't come cheap. Better crunch the numbers before you make the big move from Smallsville to Metropolis!

The 5 Best Credit Cards for People With Fair/Average Credit

You don’t need to have excellent credit to qualify for a credit card with great rewards and reasonable terms. These credit cards only require a fair/average credit score.

5 Hair Conditioners You Can Make at Home

No matter what kind of hair you have, you can keep it beautiful naturally with one of these five simple, natural homemade hair conditioners.

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!

Figuring the Size of Your Emergency Fund

The usual rule of thumb is 3 to 6 months' income. Of course that's silly--the size of your emergency fund needs to be based on your spending, not your income. But even 3

Cheap and Romantic Ideas for Valentine's Day (And Any Other Day of the Year)

I have always loathed Valentine's day because everywhere I went I would see gaudy pink and red balloons and roses and men who are literally suckered into buying the useless thi

Bank of America Credit Card Offers: Applications & Reviews

Find out about Bank of America credit cards, applications, and promotional offers.

What Happens to Your Debt After You Die?

Add debt to the short list of life's certainties (alongside death and taxes). Since you can't take it with you, where does it go?

Wells Fargo Credit Card Offers: Applications & Reviews

Everything you need to know about getting the best Wells Fargo credit card available.

Best Money Tips: How to Resell Dollar Store Goods

Today we found articles on two tricks to help you resell anything from a dollar store, states to avoid in retirement, and how to disagree without getting angry.

9 Dream Jobs You're Never Too Old to Pursue

If there's a career you've wanted to pursue since you were a child, go after it now. It's never too late to chase your dreams.

How to Buy and Sell Airline Miles

Frequent flyer miles are great, but you can't always use them when you need them. Learn how to buy, sell, and otherwise make use of your airline miles.

Extreme Mileage Hacking: Creative Ways to Earn Flier Miles

If you're think you're doing all you can to earn frequent flier miles, get a bit of inspiration from these talented travelers.

29 Ways to Prevent Visiting the Doctor

Sure, an apple a day "keeps the doctor away." But there many other easy, fun, and money-saving things that you can do to prevent unnecessary visits.

How to Answer 23 of the Most Common Interview Questions

Here I present 23 interview questions you're likely to be asked, and how I have learned to answer them.

Walmart vs. Sam's Club: Who Actually Has the Better Deals?

Walmart may be rolling back prices, but certain items are cheaper at Sam's Club. Here's where to get the best deals on stuff you probably buy.

Beware of These Common Debt Consolidation Traps

Debt consolidation can be a great help in eliminating debt, but it's not a cure all, and it isn't free. Here's what to watch for.