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10 Self-Improvement Apps to Make You Smarter, Stronger, and Happier

Want to develop healthier habits? Become the Six Million Dollar You with the help of these 10 cheap (or free!) self-improvement apps.

A Secured Credit Card Can Repair Your Credit Score — Here's How to Pick the Best

A secured credit card can help improve your creditworthiness, but some secured cards do more harm than good. Here's how to choose one that's right for you.

15 Wonderful Uses for Witch Hazel

What can you do with witch hazel, the mightily useful little medicinal marvel? Here's a rundown.

7 Reasons to Get Spring Cleaning Done During Winter

Instead of waiting until spring arrives — and wasting all the warm weather — get your spring cleaning done early when you're stuck inside.

6 Apps That Pay You to Workout

If you're looking to get in shape this year, why not get paid? It's easy with these convenient apps.

Top 7 Reasons Why I Use My Credit Card for Everything

I charge absolutely everything to my credit card. Everything. Here are the reasons why I am a credit card junkie.

7 Fastest Ways to Recover From Holiday Overspending

Have you already blown the holiday budget for this year? Here's how to get back on track.

6 Times You Need to Update Your Will

If you have a will, you're already ahead of the curve. But you need to make sure it's updated, too.

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

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

The 5 Best Fishing Rods

Catching fish isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these fishing rods and the big ones will start biting!

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.

How to Afford Your Kid's Braces or Expensive Dental Care

Your kids may be small, but their dental care costs can be huge. Here's what a dentist has to say about taming these big bills.

How to Sell Your House Despite Your Messy Kids

Kids make a mess. You can still make a quick home sale despite the disarray.

You Can Start Investing With a Lot Less Money Than You Think

You feel like you don't have enough money to take the plunge in investing. That's not true! You can get started with less than you think.

How to Travel Full-Time for $17,000 a Year (or Less!)

For the last five years, one writer has traveled full-time on the cheap. Discover how she did it, and how you can too.

50 Fun Things to Do When You're Stuck Inside During Winter

Snowed in or rained out — again? Stave off cabin fever with this collection of creative, fun, and frugal indoor activities.

10 Things You Should Never Buy From Aldi

We love Aldi's — most of the time. So many of the products are unique, high quality, and, above all, well-priced. These are not those.

7 Certifications That Add Big $$ to Your Salary

Expand your skills and education without stepping foot in a classroom. These seven certifications will help you score the big bucks!

6 Things You Need to Do if You're Retiring in 2018

This is it; 2018 is the year you retire. Before you leave the working world, there are a fey key moves to make first.

10 Things You Should Do Immediately After Losing Your Wallet

Losing your wallet can be frustrating and scary — identity theft, anyone? Take these steps to ensure your finances stay safe when your wallet isn't.