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Saving Strategies: Highlights from Our Chat with Dr. Barbara O’Neill from Rutgers

Don't miss the highlights from our chat with Dr. Barbara O'Neill from Rutgers on saving strategies.

LifeMiles Visa Secured Credit Card: Earn Miles as You Rebuild Your Credit

The LifeMiles Visa Secured credit card is one of the few secured cards that allows you to earn miles while rebuilding your credit.

Life Is Like Investing in the Stock Market

When life throws us curve balls, we can look to an unlikely source of inspiration to help us get through — our investments.

26 Unexpected Uses for Aluminum Foil

You trust it in the fridge with leftovers and probably around the grill. Find out where else you can trust aluminum foil to save the day.

Estate Planning: Why Me?

What is an estate, what makes up an estate plan, why do I need one, and how do I go about planning? These and more questions are answered in this matter-of-fact article.

12 Cute Ways to Upcycle Shoeboxes

Don't just drop those old shoeboxes in the recycle bin. From dirt cheap toys to trendy storage — your old shoeboxes can do so much more.

Best Money Tips: 100+ Ways to Make $100 Fast

Today we found over 100 ways to make $100 fast, ways to use up leftover Halloween candy, and how to have fun and save money in November.

How to Bounce Back From Your Holiday Splurge

You might be dreading your next credit card bill, but don't worry — you can bounce back from a holiday spending splurge.

Ask the Readers: Have You Had Any Surprise Expenses This Year?

Tell us if you've had any surprise expenses this year and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Should You Always Dispute Mistakes on Your Credit Report?

We all make mistakes, which is why you shouldn't skip regular reviews of your credit reports. Any errors there can cost you.

6 Warning Signs that It Is Not the Job for You

You’re scouting around for a decent job. While you realize that great jobs are hard to find, you’re avoiding getting into a position that really stinks. Here are 6 tell-tale char

So Your Bank Failed, Now What?

Last week I wrote that ailing banks usually give the highest interest rates and mentioned the troubles of IndyMac. Last Friday, the FDIC has officially named IndyMac a failed bank

Save Money on Interest with the BankAmericard® Credit Card

If you carry a balance from month to month, save money on interest with the BankAmericard® Credit Card.

The U.S. Government Wants You in Debt

I’m going to out on a limb and make the bold statement: the United States government wants you in debt, rather than you saving money. Politics aside, I am going to discuss why I be

Can you Travel Light? Great! Fly Internationally for Free

Can you travel with carry on luggage only? Do you fly solo? And can you fly last minute? Great! Now you can fly for drastically discounted rates, and sometimes even for free.

Save Money by Trusting Yourself

People often create spending rules because they don't trust themselves. But if you can develop that trust, you can save even more.

Is Companion Airfare Really Worth It?

With the high cost of air travel these days, companion ticket offers may appear to be good deals. But like they say, appearances can be deceiving.

7 Ways to Help Protect Your Financial Future From Unexpected Medical Expenses

Every 7 seconds a working-age American suffers a disabling injury that leaves him financially vulnerable. Are you prepared?

Focus Focus Fo....What Was I Saying?

We as a nation are looking at finances in a way we might not have ever done in the past. Having to analyze our bills, pay close attention to our usual spending habits, and learn th

Stuff We Love: Make Delicious Ice Cream With the Lello Gelato Junior

Take your home ice cream routine up a step without spending a fortune. The Lello Junior Gelato ditches the clumsy freezer bowl and delivers easy frozen treats.