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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 Best Travel Reward Credit Cards

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

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 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 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.

Be Careful Who You Owe: Here's Who Can Garnish Your Wages

Most Americans already live paycheck to paycheck. If you owe these four creditors money, well...that paycheck might get a little — or a lot — smaller.

Don't Panic: Do This If Your Identity Gets Stolen

Identity theft is a scary subject. But really, you shouldn't panic. Help is right around the corner.

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?

Ask the Readers: Are You Wearing a Costume for Halloween This Year?

Tell us whether you're wearing a costume this Halloween and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

What to Do With Your Wedding Dress After the Big Day

Whether sold for cash or donated for a tax break, give your wedding dress more to do after the big day than hide in your closet.

Ask the Readers: What Financial Mistake Still Haunts You Today?

Tell us about a financial mistake that still haunts you and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

5 Things You Should Know About Debt Relief Lawyers

If your runaway debt has you thinking about legal help, take these thoughts into consideration first.

5 American Cities Where You Can Retire On Just Social Security

If Social Security is your primary post-retirement income, it may be time to move. Maybe to one of these five low-cost U.S. cities.

The Best Low Interest Rate Credit Cards

If you need to pay off credit card debt, having a card with a low interest rate can help immensely. Here are your best options.

How to Clear Old Debt From Your Credit Report

Old debts can clutter up the path to an otherwise clean credit report. It's time to do a little cleaning.

5 Things Americans Spend Too Much On

From our "I Dos" to our morning joe, Americans are guilty of spending way too much on these things.

The Smart Way to Pay for Cell Phone Service

Prepaid month-to-month or postpaid on contract? The smarter, cheaper option may surprise you.

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.

How to Keep Your Kid's Rich Friends From Ruining Your Budget

When your kid has a rich friend, it can be hard to keep them in a frugal mindset. Here's how to remedy that.

This Simple Journal May be the Fix for Your Finances

With an X here and an O there, your personal finance bullet journal can put you on the fast track to budgeting mastery.