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Flashback Friday: 42 Ways the 7 Deadly Sins Are Keeping You Poor

Greed, pride, and the five other deadly sins might be the reason for your financial struggles.

Don't Make These 6 Credit Card Sign-Up Bonus Mistakes

There's nothing wrong with signing up for a new credit card to get in on the bonuses — just don't make these mistakes and lose out.

Remove Car Dents Quickly and Cheaply

Dents suck. And so does the cost to repair them. Here are quick and cheap ways to remove dents.

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.

6 Celebrities With Shockingly Low Net Worths

You won't catch any of these spendthrift celebs on Frugal Lives of the Rich and Famous.

47 Cheap, Fun Things to Do This Weekend

When lazy-day boredom sets in, it's time to get creative. Here are 47 ideas to get you started on a fun and frugal weekend.

How Dirty Is Your Money, Really?

You use money often, but have you ever considered what kinds of nasty bacteria are living on its surface? The answer is not for the squeamish.

Credit Card Fraud and How to Avoid It

Credit card fraud affects thousands of people every year. During 2009, in the UK alone, £440.3 million was lost due to fraudulent actions on stolen or cloned credit cards.

7 Ways to Save Loads of Money Using Credit Cards

Few financial products are as versatile and powerful as a credit card. Here are seven ways they can save you money.

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.

How to Save an Extra $1,094.86 a Year

Here's a super easy way to save over $1,000 a year on day-to-day expenses.

5 Best Sign-up Bonuses for Airline Miles Credit Cards

One of the biggest travel credit card benefits is the hefty sign-up bonuses. Learn how to find them, and discover five great bonuses available right now.

5 Best Credit Cards with 0% APR for Purchases

If you're planning a big purchase, it can be helpful to get a credit card with promotional financing so you can save money on interest.

Certainties: Death, Taxes, And Change

What's certain about life: death, taxes, and changes in tax laws. So my best tax advice is "keep up with tax laws." Coasting along with financial vehicles and investm

Bots, Chips, and Selfies: How Safe Are the New Ways to Pay?

Smile! You just paid with a selfie. How safe are these trendy new ways to spend, anyway?

The 5 Best Diapers

Keeping your baby clean and accident-free isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these diapers and there's will much less mess with your little one.

5 Best Credit Cards that Offer Bonus Cash for Sign Up

Need incentive to sign up for a cash back credit card? Besides getting cash back for your purchases, these cards are offering an upfront cash bonus!

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.

25 Hobbies You Can Start for Under $10

Starting a new hobby should never drain your bank account. Luckily, there are a bunch that you can start for $10 or less.

7 Reasons You Should Always Buy Girl Scout Cookies

When Girl Scout cookie season rolls around, it's hard to justify consuming all those calories. But we've found a way to do just that!