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8 Things You Should Always Pack in Your Carry-On

Make sure you always leave enough room in your carry-on for these travel musts. Don't leave home without them!

10 Flight Booking Hacks to Save You Hundreds

Don't book another flight online until you've read this! It could save you a ton of money.

This One Skill Can Make You a Better Boss

Being a boss is not easy. But, by learning this one skill, you can become a better manager, and leader, and bring greater success to your business.

What Are Secured Credit Cards?

Learn how secured credit cards are different from regular credit cards and prepaid cards, how they help rebuild credit, and how to choose one.

The 5 Best Credit Cards With Airline Companion Tickets

Companion tickets are one of the best credit card perks available. Discover five great cards currently offering these tickets — and three not worth the trouble.

The Best Co-Branded Airline Credit Cards

If you're looking for an airline credit card that will get you the most bang for your purchases, these are the ones you should consider.

How Cash Rewards Credit Cards Really Work

Confused by the proliferating credit card rewards programs? Find out what terms to avoid — and which ones will really save you money.

15 Ways to Make Money Outside Your Day Job

You've only got so many hours in the day to sell to the Man. But if you're creative with what you've got, you can still give your finances a boost.

7 Biggest Ways Procrastination Hurts Your Finances

Do you like to wait until the last minute? Well, your bad habit could be costing you — literally.

8 Investments That May Soar During Trump's Term

Trump's economic impact is just guesswork for now, but let's take a look at what investments may soar under his lead, based on what's he's campaigned on.

Is Long Term Care Insurance Worth It?

Nursing homes aren't cheap. Long-term care insurance may be one way to help afford your future senior care.

How I Make $800 on Month on eBay Selling Used Clothes

Looking for a fun side gig? You could make up to $800 a month selling your unwanted clothes on eBay.

When to Do a Balance Transfer to Pay Off Credit Card Debt

A balance transfer can help your finances. Moving your money from a high-rate card to one that has a 0% APR can save you money and help you pay off your debt much faster.

25 Secrets From the World's Most Frugal Frequent Travelers

From booking to baggage, these frequent travelers have been there and done that. Here are their best tips for taking the hassle and hidden expenses out of travel.

6 Dumb Places You’re Leaving Your Money

Cash is king… when it comes to keeping you broke. Once you have an emergency fund, start hiding your cash where it can grow, too.

5 Ways Life Is Amazing With an 800 Credit Score

A credit score in the 700s is pretty good and the rewards are nice. But for those few who crack 800? The financial world is their oyster.

11 Easy Ways to Fix Your Whole Life This Summer

Rather than focusing on getting your body "bikini-ready," make a few easy lifestyle changes and live your best life.

How to Save a Ton by Eating Soup Every Day (and Never Get Bored!)

Soup sounds like a boring meal day after day, right? Wrong! Here's a brilliant way to save money and make daily soup exciting.

22 Websites That Will Pay You to Write for Them

Do you have a way with words? Earn some money with your talent, even if you don't have experience or clips at these sites that pay.

Effortless Ways to Make Money Online That Don't Require Skills

If you can read this, you probably have everything you need to earn extra money online. Here's how to turn your web browser into a cash catcher.