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5 Alternative Housing Options You Can Afford

You don't have to live in a van by the river to cut your housing costs dramatically — instead, consider some nontraditional abodes, like these.

Best Money Tips: Unusual Uses for WD-40

Today we found articles on unusual but handing uses for WD-40, ways to save money on JetBlue, and how to make your commute more productive.

Ask the Readers: What Do You Enjoy Most About the Olympics?

Tell us what you enjoy most about the Olympics and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

The High Cost of Catching a Cold or the Flu

'Tis the season when pretty much everyone is sick. And it turns out, these common illnesses are a total money suck.

5 Best Online Checking Accounts

Whether you're looking to earn interest or for great customer service and reasonable fees, these five online checking account are all wise choices.

American Express Credit Card Offers: Applications & Reviews

A comprehensive list of the best American Express credit cards and charge cards available, and how to apply.

Best Credit Cards That Offer Free WiFi For Travelers

Make sure you can get online when you are away from home with these credit cards that include free WiFi.

5 Things Your Financial Planner Isn't Telling You About Retirement

Relying too much on your financial planner may be costing you. Make sure you retire the smart way, with your interests at the forefront — and not your adviser's.

Ask the Readers: How Often Do You Dine Out?

Tell us how often you dine out and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

7 Investments That Usually Soar During the Summer

The stock market doesn't always lag in the summertime and these seven sectors remind that it's not always wise to "go away in May."

9 Dumb Ways You're Going to Waste Money This Summer

Summer is here! Just be wary of these common summer spending traps.

Is Pay-As-You-Drive Auto Insurance Worth It?

If you car spends more time in the driveway than on the road, a pay-as-you-go car insurance plan may save you money.

Best Credit Cards with the Annual Fee Waived the First Year

If you're hesitant to get a credit card with an annual fee, these credit cards offer the first year for $0.

5 Common Tax Mistakes We Need to Stop Making

Sure, doing your taxes can be tricky! But when it comes to these five mistakes, we really, really need to stop making them.

Ask the Readers: Where Do You Shop for Groceries?

Tell us where you shop for groceries and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Are All-Inclusive Vacations and Cruises Worth the Money?

One fee gets you all the food, drink, and fun you can handle for a week. Just make sure that all-in vacation package pencils out before you book it.

4 Ways Student Loans Impact Your Taxes

Got student loan debt? Who doesn't. Lessen the burden by knowing just how that debt plays into your taxes.

Can Saying Thanks More Make You Rich?

We all know saying "thank you" is polite. But true gratitude can actually make your finances (and life!) a little sunnier.

Best Money Tips: How to Get the Most From Your Next Hotel Stay

Today we found articles on ways to get the most from your next hotel stay, the myths and realities of “doing what you love,” and enterprising ways to make money from Pokémon Go.

5 Best Sign-up Bonuses for Airline Miles Credit Cards

One of the biggest travel credit card benefits is the hefty sign-up bonuses. Learn how to find them, and discover five great bonuses available right now.