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Are You Ruining Your Retirement by Spoiling Your Kids?

You'd do anything for your kids — but you shouldn't derail your retirement to loan them money.

Figuring the Size of Your Emergency Fund

The usual rule of thumb is 3 to 6 months' income. Of course that's silly--the size of your emergency fund needs to be based on your spending, not your income. But even 3

Pre-Approved for Credit Card Offers: Are You Pre-Qualified?

What does it mean when you get a preapproved or prequalified credit card offer in the mail?

Bank of America® Travel Rewards: More Rewards for More Travel

The Bank of America Travel Rewards Credit Card offers flexible redemption options and a simple rewards program with extra bonuses for Bank of America customers.

5 Ways to Earn Cashback Rewards Without Extra Spending

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

11 Simple Rules of Excellent Houseguest Etiquette

Being a great houseguest requires more than a parting gift upon departure. See what it takes to really make sure you get invited back.

This Is How Long These 6 Appliances Should Last

Major household appliances aren't cheap. Here's how long you can expect your investment to last.

The 5 Best Solar Power Banks

A solar powered charger, like one of these five best choices, can keep your gadgets topped up with juice as long as the sun shall shine.

Ask the Readers: Would People Be Shocked By What You Earn?

You don't have to live on either end of the earning spectrum to challenge the stigmas attached with your annual salary. Sometimes, we can fool others into thinking our lifestyle ma

How You Can Earn $18 to $25 an Hour With Amazon Flex

If you're looking for a profitable side gig you can fit into your own schedule, check out delivering packages with Amazon Flex.

12 Natural Remedies for Stomach Pain

Put away the Pepto-Bismol and Alka-Seltzer. From indigestion to constipation, here are 12 natural remedies to help ease stomach pains.

No Signal? 6 Ways to Boost Your Cell Phone Reception

I have been researching and testing methods to boost my phone in case of emergencies. Here are the five methods that worked, with varying success, for me.

Here's What You Need to Know Before Buying a College Meal Plan

You know college tuition, books, and room and board cost a pretty penny. Are you forgetting about food?

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.

8 Money Lessons I Learned From Three Weeks in Europe

A whirlwind family vacation brings more than just memories for a lifetime — it also offers some sound money lessons.

10 Easiest Items to "Flip" for Cash

There are tons of things in your house right now that could easily be flipped for cash. It just takes a good eye and some elbow grease!

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12 Money-Saving Tricks to Know Before Buying an Engagement Ring

Impress the love of your life with a beautiful symbol of your devotion — while saving some green in the process.

30 Unexpected Uses for Mineral Oil

From removing beach tar to bleeding mountain bike brakes, mineral oil has lots and lots of uses. Here are 30 to try.

10 Sneaky Vacation Costs That Add Up Quickly

You've booked your ticket. You've packed your bags. You're ready to go. But hang on … some hidden vacation costs are about to spoil your fun.