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12 Personal Finance Skills Everyone Should Master

Budgeting and negotiation are just the tip of the iceberg. How many of these critical life and money skills have you mastered?

Avoid These 5 Common Mistakes While Rebuilding Your Credit

It takes hard work to give your credit score a kick in the pants. Don't sabotage it with these five screw-ups.

How to Tell If a Car Service Plan Is Worth It

When the finance writer offers you all those car deal add-ons, "No" is usually the right answer. Here's one you might say "Yes" to.

How to Sell Your Hair for Cash

There is a huge market for sourcing natural hair. Here are some tips and information on how to sell your tresses for cash.

Here's What to Do If You Can't Afford Your Mortgage Payment

If tough finances have made you miss some mortgage payments, it's time to get proactive with your lender — and your budget.

5 Ways to Earn Cashback Rewards Without Extra Spending

You can earn hundreds of dollars of extra cash without spending more money.

25 Great, Cheap, and Easy Crock Pot Recipes

A crock pot can be your key to a fast and delicious dinner. These 25 recipes are simple, cost little, and, most importantly, taste great.

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8 Vile Craigslist Scams to Watch Out For

Although 99% of the ads on Craigslist are legit, some are designed to scam you. Recognize these eight common Craigslist scams and avoid becoming a mark.

Everything You Need to Know About Buying Travel Insurance

Travel insurance can be so much more than just peace of mind. Consider the following when finding the coverage that's right for you.

How to Earn Over $12,000 Through Referrals

Sometimes it's all about who you know. Turn your network into cash and credits with this collection of referral programs.

The 6 Best Ways to Sell Your Car

Selling your car — even if it no longer runs! — has never been easier. Try these tips to make the process pleasantly painless.

10 Ways to Get Free (or Almost Free) Airline Tickets

Airfare isn't cheap, and it's rarely free. But if you can be flexible with your travel plans and know whom to ask (and how), you really can fly for free.

The Key to Debt Reduction May Be a Simple Picture

Saving is hard. Paying down debt is even harder. But a creative new way to track your progress, called debt art, could be the secret to success.

The 5 Best Credit Cards for Small Businesses

Whether you run a small business or want a second card to help keep work expenses separate from personal ones, look to one of these cards.

What Is Your Auto-Reply Email Telling People About You?

It’s a common practice: You leave the office for any amount of time (a week, an hour, etc) and you set up a nice little out-of-office email reply so people don’t wonder why you hav

15 Wonderful Uses for Witch Hazel

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

6 Ways Social Media Can Save You Money

Sometimes to score big online #savings, all you need to do is work your social networks.

The 7 Most Important Financial Moments of Your Life

These turning points in your life bring critical money matters to the table. Are you ready?

Can You Really Make a Living as an Ebook Writer?

Ever wonder if you could make a living as an ebook author? Us too! Find out what we learned about it.