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Why Would Anyone Pay Mortgages With Credit Cards?

Today I received an email that advertised a program where you can earn rewards by paying your mortgage with a credit card. There are many reasons why this is a bad idea.

The Value of Human Life Just Ain’t What it Used to Be

The government has determined that people are worth less than five years ago.

6 Surprising Sources of Celeb Income

For A, B, and C List celebs, the money from performances and recordings is just the beginning of the revenue stream. Find out how else fame pays.

8 Assets You Can Count on During Tough Times

When the going gets tough, the tough get going toward these eight dependable assets. What's backstopping your finances?

How to Increase Your Child's Odds of Winning a Scholarship

Only the rarest of special snowflake students get scholarships, right? Wrong. Anyone can find money to help with school if they know where to look.

Three reasons to stop freaking out about socialism

McCain-Palin are trying to paint the Obama-Biden ticket as a bunch of socialist nutjobs. But 'socialism' isn't nearly the red menace that they are making it out to be, and McCain h

Easy Travel Rewards with No Annual Fee: Barclaycard Arrival World MasterCard

Get extra miles for your travel and dining purchases with no annual fee.

5 Ways Having a Paid Off Car Is Surprisingly Great

We all know auto loans are bad for our bottom line. Check out just how much easier life can be when you straight-up own your car.

Is It Still Smart to Buy an Electric Car While Gas Prices Are Low?

Hybrid and electric cars are facing a bit of dilemma — are rock-bottom gas prices reducing their value?

The 5 Best Surround Sound Speakers

If you're saving money by watching movies at home, make your home entertainment system extraordinary with these surround sound speakers.

5 Airlines With the Best Customer Service

Air travel is the worst, right? With these top flight airlines, it's actually pretty nice!

United World College: Study Abroad For Way Less Than You Think

Does your high school-aged child want something different? Are they smart, motivated, and looking for new challenges? They may find what they are looking for in the two-year United

Health Risks and 5 Other Secrets Barcodes Can Tell You

You may think the barcode is only there for inventory and checkout, but think again. Barcodes hold a wealth of knowledge if you have the right key.

How to House Hunt Without Leaving Your Couch

Find the perfect new home right from the comfort of your couch. Isn't technology wonderful?

Financial IQ Test: How Healthy Is Your Disability Insurance?

1 in 3 people are disabled during their working lives, and those disabled for more than 2 months have an average disability length of two and a half years. Make sure your disabilit

How to Keep Your Kid's Rich Friends From Ruining Your Budget

When your kid has a rich friend, it can be hard to keep them in a frugal mindset. Here's how to remedy that.

Miracle Device Coin Rolls All Your Credit Cards Into One

Coin's like a universal remote for your plastic: a magical device that lets you store and toggle among all your cards, without actually having to carry around any of them.

The 5 Best Bluetooth Keyboards

Love your smartphone or tablet except when you have to type on it? If so, these Bluetooth keyboards may be the solution you've been looking for.

Best Money Tips: Money Lessons We Can Learn From Beyoncé

Today we found articles on money lessons we can learn from Beyoncé, tips for solo travel, and how to get the most out of your doctor appointments.

10 Delicious But Difficult Recipes Made Easy

Enjoy pasta or Hollandaise but don't enjoy the effort and the fuss? Try these easy versions of those and eight other challenging dishes.