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How to Use Credit Cards to Improve Your Credit Score

There's no mystery to building a good credit score, but you do need to follow a few simple rules with your credit cards.

The 5 Best Credit Cards for Small Businesses

Whether you run a small business or want a second card to help keep work expenses separate from personal ones, look to one of these cards.

Do You Really Need a 20 Percent Down Payment for a House?

Don't let the giant down payment dash your dreams of homeownership. You have other options!

Should You Ever Consider a Balloon Mortgage?

A balloon mortgage has its upsides, but it sure leaves a lot up in the air.

The Best Credit Cards for People With Excellent Credit

Have great credit? Then you have an opportunity to get high-reward credit cards that offer 2% or more cash back, double points, and more.

6 Celebrities With Shockingly Low Net Worths

You won't catch any of these spendthrift celebs on Frugal Lives of the Rich and Famous.

The Dirty Secrets of Credit Cards

Here are some of the biggest dirty secrets of the credit card industry.

50 Best Deals and Coupon Sites

Coupon users are no longer scrooges but sages, wisely spending by saving. Here are a list of 50 great deals and coupon sites dedicated to serving savvy shoppers like you.

The 7 Best Credit Card Debt Elimination Strategies

You want out of credit card debt, and you want out fast. You have several options — which will work for you?

Are We Headed Toward a Bull or Bear Market?

The stock market's movements are anybody's guess, but a few key factors can hint at either a bull or a bear.

10 Ways to Get Free (or Almost Free) Airline Tickets

Airfare isn't cheap, and it's rarely free. But if you can be flexible with your travel plans and know whom to ask (and how), you really can fly for free.

9 Signs Your Work-Life Balance Is Off

If you think work-life balance is checking emails in the checkout line, it's time to re-evaluate.

Logitech QuickCam Vision Pro webcam: why doesn't 4 stars tell the full story?

At first glance, a product looks great and inspires your confidence with its marketing blurbs and dozens of favorable user reviews. But criticism and complaints point to deeper pro

The 5 Best Mops

Cleaning floors can be a pain — make it easy with one of these great mops.

Best Money Tips: How to Get the Most Value From a Quick Getaway

Today we found articles on tips to get the most value out of your quick getaways, how to make exercise a habit, and hobbies that won’t break the bank.

5 Frugal Celebrities Who Live Large on a Small Budget

Many celebrities make big bucks, and then use that money to make big purchases. But these five frugal celebrities know how to stretch a dollar.

9 Expensive Mistakes of the Newly Retired

Retirement always has a few bumps in the road. But these nine costly mistakes can derail you completely.

How to Have a Successful Skype or Video Job Interview

A video job interview right from the comfort of home — what could go wrong? As it turns out, quite a few things, if you aren't careful.

BankAmericard Travel Rewards®: More Rewards for More Travel

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

The Best Prepaid Debit Cards

Prepaid debit cards offer the convenience of a regular credit card...with some unexpected benefits. Learn more about these financial tools.