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The Surprising Truth of Investing: Mediocre Advice Is Best

While you might wish for superior investing advice, it turns out mediocre advice is really all you need.

How Much Does Your Credit Card Debt Cost You?

Only having to pay 2% of your total credit-card balance a month makes charging tempting...but with interest, you could also pay more than double your original purchase price.

19 Ways to Reuse Old Towels

Towels ready for the trash? Think again! From easy household helpers to sew-and-go fashions, these projects will give new life to your old terrycloth.

Stopping the Student-Loan Debt Stress

Is your student-loan debt causing stress, influencing you to make financial decisions that are not necessarily in your best long-term interests, and delaying your entry into what your parents may perceive as adulthood? If so, you aren’t alone. [more]

10 Things You Should Never Buy From Aldi

We love Aldi's — most of the time. So many of the products are unique, high quality, and, above all, well-priced. These are not those.

The 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.

8 Vile Craigslist Scams to Watch Out For

Although 99% of the ads on Craigslist are legit, some are designed to scam you. Recognize these eight common Craigslist scams and avoid becoming a mark.

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Work in Your Downtime

Working in your downtime isn't just a drag — it's dangerous to your health and wellbeing.

10 Things You Should Do Immediately After Losing Your Wallet

Losing your wallet can be frustrating and scary — identity theft, anyone? Take these steps to ensure your finances stay safe when your wallet isn't.

64 Funny, Inspiring and Stupid Money Quotes From Famous People

We've collected quotes from presidents, movie stars, philosophers, athletes, and even Paris Hilton on everybody's favorite topic: Money.

You Got an Eviction Notice. Now What?

An eviction notice taped to the door is every renter's nightmare. Find out your options if the worst should happen.

How Understanding Airline Flight Routes Can Score You Better Rewards

Believe it or not, understanding airline flight routes can help you score better rewards.

50 Fun Things to Do When You're Stuck Inside During Winter

Snowed in or rained out — again? Stave off cabin fever with this collection of creative, fun, and frugal indoor activities.

How to Naturally Reset Your Sleep Cycle in One Night

Not eating for 16 hours can help you quickly reset your sleep-wake cycle. This trick can drastically improve your ability to cope with jet lag or adjust to working late shifts.

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.

Best Money Tips: How to Spot Common Medical Billing Mistakes

Today we found articles on how to spot common medical billing errors, using momentum to get out of a mental rut, and money questions to ask your partner this Valentine’s Day.

8 Ways to Stage Your Home Without Hiring a Pro

From curb appeal to clearing clutter, you can stage your home like the pros do — all without hiring a pro.

15 Soft Skills Every Employer Values

The job market is as competitive as ever. If you want an advantage on your competitors, it's time to brush up on your soft skills.

8 Things You Should Never Hide From Your Landlord

Renting a place to live? After you sign that lease, you'll need to provide full disclosure on certain things.

6 Ways to Bounce Back After a Work Mistake

Everybody makes mistakes. Don't make them worse by bungling the follow up.