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Self-Employed? Here's How to Get Your Apartment Application Approved

Being self-employed has its perks — and its challenges. Finding a new apartment can be tricky, but it's not impossible if you can sell your story.

How to Find and Hire a Reliable Contractor

Nothing's more scary for homeowners than the prospect of hiring the wrong contractor. Here's how to hire the right one.

20 Ways to Live Large in a Small Space

Clutter piles up fast and eats up your square footage — especially if you live in a small space. Make the most of the space you have with these simple space makers.

U.S. Bank FlexPerks Select Rewards Visa Credit Card Review

Not only will you earn points on purchases you make with the U.S. Bank FlexPerks Select Rewards Visa, charitable donations you make with the card will merit you rewards as well.

Best Money Tips: Smart Ways to Use a Dollar

Today we found articles on smart ways to use a dollar, simple ways to make light in a blackout, and how to correct common billing errors.

10 New Podcasts That'll Improve Your Money Mindset

Love tuning in to podcasts? Add these 10 to your to-listen list for a better money mindset.

We Do the Math: When Is It Worth Hiring Household Help?

Science says having more free time can make you happier. Which household chores will you take off your to-do list?

The 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.

I Got Duped! Dealing With Credit Card and Merchant Disputes

So you bought an awesome thing-a-ma-jiggy or service with your credit card. But when you got it home you discovered the item doesn't work, the service was a heist, or the

Bookmark This: A Step-by-Step Guide to Choosing 401(k) Investments

Don't get overwhelmed picking your own 401(k) investments. Use this simple approach to build a stable retirement portfolio.

Ask These 8 Questions to Get a Better Price

A little haggling can go a long way, especially if you ask the right questions. Try these and save some extra cash!

10 Favorite Mail-Order Websites

Here are my 10 mail-order websites that I love for their great customer service and quality products.

Best Money Tips: Legit Ways to Get Free Stuff Online

Today we found articles on legit ways to get free stuff online, healthy foods you’ve been preparing wrong all along, and what you need to know if you’re shopping on Thanksgiving.

How to Select a Charity to Donate to After a Natural Disaster

Before making a charitable donation after a natural disaster, it's important to make sure your gift is going to a reputable organization. Here's how to check.

Save More and Spend Less by Increasing Your "Mental Transaction Costs"

"Cost" is more than dollars and cents. Use these mental money blocks to take charge of your money and live a more rewarding frugal lifestyle.

Best Money Tips: Shopping Secrets for the Best Deals at Costco

Today we found articles on the secrets to the best deals at Costco, everyday products you should stop wasting money on, and free tools that help you save on online shopping.

The 5 Best Hammocks

Taking a nap in the great outdoors isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these hammocks on the beach or in the woods and you'll score some splendid snooze time.

13 Sites to Find Your Halloween Costume Cheap

Boo! Win the office costume party with something from one of these online costume shops and still have enough left over to buy candy for your trick-or-treaters.

Why One-Third of Americans Haven't Saved for Retirement

The good news is that two-thirds of Americans have saved at least something for retirement. Do any of these explanations sound familiar?

9 Ways to Beat a Killer Headache

I can usually tell when it's going to rain because, as the barometric pressure builds, my face feels more and more like it's going to burst off the rest of my head. Over the ye