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Federal Student Loans

Depending on the type of help you need with paying for college, knowing the differences between government financial aid programs can make a big difference in finding a loan that r

Blergh! Could you eat these strange canned foods?

I was raised on canned food. We never had much money, so my folks bought food in cans because it lasted forever, it was cheap and, if dented or without a label, really really cheap

Bank of America Cash Rewards Credit Card for Students Review

The Bank of America Cash Rewards Credit Card for Students is one of the best cards available for college students.

5 Gifts You Can Get Through Bartering

From massages to car services, these five gifts are easy to barter for.

Spiritual Insights From A Rich Idiot

The last person I thought would impart valuable spiritual wisdom is self-proclaimed rich idiot and wealth guru Robert Shemin, author of “How Come That Idiot’s Rich and I’m Not?&quo

Bear Markets Explained

When the market becomes a lumbering, angry grizzly, we're all at risk of getting attacked. Learn all about bear markets and how they can affect you.

Part-Time Jobs That Can Get You Serious Discounts

Save money while you make money with these part-time jobs that offer substantial employee discounts in addition to regular part-time paychecks.

February Roundup

February was a short but sweet month. Here are the articles that topped the charts!

Best Money Tips: 17 Goals for a More Organized Life

Today we found goals to help you lead a more organized life, exercises to do after you’ve been sitting all day, and ways to sleep better tonight.

Make a List and Check It Twice to Save Money and Reduce Fraud Risk During the Holidays

This holiday season, take a page out of Santa's book and make a list and check it twice to save big bucks.

5 Frugal Ways to Go Green in 2013

Make 2013 your year to help the environment...and your wallet. Here a five simple ways to turn over a new leaf and save a little money, too.

Rebuilding After A Disaster: Create A Home Inventory Now

It seems like, every other week, there is some natural disaster threatening people’s homes. Worrying about that sort of thing has lead me to be a little more prepared than I might

Best Money Tips: Sources of Free Entertainment

Today we found some fantastic articles on sources of free entertainment, the best items to buy now, and retirement planning in your 20s.

Why Women Need Life Insurance — and What to Do About It

You might think that you don't need life insurance coverage — especially if you're single or a stay-at-home mom. Learn why and what you can do.

5 Essential Tools for Any Home Office

Set up a productive and healthy home office without spending a fortune.

Be on the Lookout for Credit Card Checkout Fees

Thanks to an antitrust settlement, retailers now have the right to charge you a fee for paying with your credit card. Learn how to fight back.

Get Extra Cash Back with Barclaycard CashForward World Mastercard

The newest credit card on the block is attractive and deserves attention. Get 1.5% unlimited cash rewards with the new Barclaycard CashForward credit card.

Book review: Work Less, Live More

Early retirement is a topic I've always been interested in.  The particular version of it that this book deals with--living well on less money, as a means to getting by wit

The ethics of hoarding

In the Philippines, they're threatening life sentences for people hoarding rice.   In the United States, grocers need to put limits on rice purchases just to keep their shelves

This Is How Much the Fed's Interest Rate Hike Might Cost You

The Fed is raising benchmark rates for the first time since 2008's economic meltdown. Here's how this move will affect borrowers.