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5 Sobering Facts About Student Loan Debt

Higher education comes at a high cost. How much more debt can recent graduates bear?

5 Habits That Kill Your Buying Power

Stop paying more for less. These bad shopping habits will leave your wallet worse for wear.

10 Depressing Jobs That Aren't Worth the Money

There are a lot of ways to earn your keep, but not all of them are good for mind, body, and soul. Do you work one of these depressing gigs?

6 Genius Ways to Save on Cyber Monday

Cross a few names off your gift list the easy way by taking advantage of Cyber Monday deals. You'll save time, money, and some sanity.

Best Money Tips: Make the Most of Holiday Shopping

Today we found ways to make the most of holiday shopping, tips to build confidence as a public speaker, and common money mistakes that military members make.

5 Best Cash Back Credit Cards

If you're responsible with your credit, a rewards credit card can be a nice perk -- free stuff! If you don't want to bother with points programs, choose a cash rewards card.

The 5 Best 0% Balance Transfer Credit Cards

If you're fighting to reduce your credit card debt, a balance transfer card can be a powerful tool. Read this list to find the best card for you.

5 Simple Ways to Make a Hotel Feel Like Home

Working on the road can feel make you feel lost and lonely, but these homey hotel hacks will help you keep your routine.

The 5 Best Secured Credit Cards

If you have no or a bad credit history, getting a secured card could help you build or rebuild your credit score. Find out if one of these cards is right for you.

5 Best Travel Reward Credit Cards

Jason's family has been earning free travel for over 20 years. These are his favorite travel rewards cards.

8 Green Products That Aren't

Pretty packaging may boast an eco-friendly product, but too often green is only skin deep. Beware of greenwashing!

9 Unexpected Expenses for Retirees — And How to Manage Them

Lots of things get cheaper as we age, but not everything. Be prepared for these unexpected retirement expenses.

17 Ways to Use Thanksgiving Leftovers

The best thing about Thanksgiving may be the leftovers — and they are about to get a whole lot better.

The 5 Best Credit Cards for Groceries

Food is a huge part of most families' budgets. Maximize your supermarket spending by using one of these great grocery cash-back cards.

How to Rebuild Your Credit in 8 Simple Steps

Bad credit will cost you more for insurance and loans, and may close some opportunities altogether. Learn how to rebuild a poor credit rating to an excellent one.

14 Festive and Easy DIY Holiday Decorations

Deck your halls with DIY! These crafty ways to decorate will keep the celebration going all season long.

The Pros and Cons of Autopay

Is bill autopay the answer to your problems, or just another problem? As with so many things, it's likely a little of both.

25 Major Retailers That Give Employees Time Off for Thanksgiving

For some stores, Black Friday starts on Thanksgiving. These major retailers are fighting back — and keeping employees home for the holiday.

Save Big at These 4 Discount Supermarkets

Skip the major markets and check out one of these discount grocers instead — you might slash your food bill in half!

6 Things You Should Never Do When Applying for a Credit Card

Keep your credit reputation ship-shape and you'll qualify for more — and better — credit later. Here's how.