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22 Reasons to Write a Letter

From getting coupons to making your voice heard, a physical letter can do much more than an email. Discover 22 reasons why you should love the letter.

Travel Rewards Don't Get Easier Than This: Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card

By replacing flighty airline miles with statement credits, the Capital One Venture Rewards card makes redeeming and earning travel rewards easy.

The 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.

25 New Things to Do Today

In a rut? Need a shake-up? Or just want something fun and different to do? This list will help you create, connect with people, and have a great time.

How to Make Moonshine

Making moonshine is especially easy because running it through a still makes all the delicate balancing of flavors that mark a great beer or wine irrelevant.

The 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 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.

The 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.

6 Personal Finance Rules to Live By in Your 40s

Make your 40s all about securing financial stability. These personal finance rules can help you get there.

4 Things You Need to Know About Gift Tax

There's a tax on financial gifts? Of course there is — and guess what else? It's very convoluted.

netSpend: The Story of the Visa Debit Card We Did Not Apply For

This is my story of shock, anger, and finally disgust at the practices of netSpend.

51 Unusual Money-Saving Tips from Readers

Looking for some unusual ways to save money? This list of 51 tips and tricks is bizarre but may just give you some ideas.

3 Ways Education Can Impact Your Creditworthiness

Education doesn't directly affect your credit; but it can impact your creditworthiness.

The 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.

Getting Your Retirement on Track: Highlights from Our Chat with AARP and Ad Council

Don't miss the highlights from our chat with AARP and Ad Council on getting your retirement on track.

How to Ease into Credit Card Rewards After Debt Repayment

You've conquered a mountain of debt. Congrats! Before you go right back to using credit cards again, learn how to proceed with caution.

5 Alternatives to Charging Your Medical Bills

Before reaching for your credit card, make sure you check out other effective ways to pay off your medical bills.

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.

5-Minute Finance: Start an Emergency Fund

It can take years to recoup from a financial emergency. But it only takes five minutes to set up an emergency fund.

25 Low-Cost Foods Packed With Nutrition

Stretch those grocery dollars as far as they can go by buying the cheapest food with the most nutrition.