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Has Cash Become More Trouble Than It's Worth?

Harvard economist Kenneth Rogoff thinks we should transition to a cash-free society. We're not so sure.

What Booze Teaches Us About Money

Besides not wasting all of it at the bar, there's a lot booze can teach us about money.

8 Times Cash Is Not King

Cash is super if you're 12 years old and want to go to the movies. But for the rest of us, the less cash, the better.

5 Thoughts I Had After Paying Off My Credit Card Debt

A lot goes through your mind when you finally overcome credit card debt. After "Whoo-Hoo!," what comes next?

10 Easiest Items to "Flip" for Cash

There are tons of things in your house right now that could easily be flipped for cash. It just takes a good eye and some elbow grease!

7 Ways to Protect Yourself From Theft While Traveling

Vacation is meant to be relaxing. Don't let thieves spoil it!

Why Do We Feel Buyer’s Remorse, Anyway?

The rush from that big, must-have purchase only lasts a short while before dreaded buyer’s remorse sets in. How come?

Don't Get Taken: How to Evaluate an Exchange Rate

You need cash for your trip abroad, but make sure that exchange rate is fair before you make the deal with your bank.

8 Ways to Make Sure You Never Pay an ATM Fee

If tapping the ATM results in repeated fees — you’re doing it wrong. It’s time to get smart about automatic money machines.

Everything You Need to Know About Switching to the Cash Only Lifestyle

If seeing your spending helps you stick to budget, a cash system may be the answer you need. Here's how to make the switch to cash and carry.

Find Extra Cash by Rotating Your Credit Cards

Looking for a way to stretch your dollars and get ahead?. Try this twist on managing credit cards to free up cash for better use.

6 Smart Ways to Make It Rain Today

If your emergency fund has seen better days, get creative about bringing it back to health. You can do this!

Here's How to Deduct Charitable Donations on Your Taxes

Follow the rules if you want a tax break for charitable contributions. The IRS isn't so charitable with audits.

The 7 Things Every Frugal Person Should Have In Their Wallet

You never leave home without your wallet — and these seven items should always be inside!

What's the Right Percentage of Cash for Your Portfolio?

Cash can play an important role when it comes to investing, but it can also slow overall portfolio growth. What's stability actually worth?

8 Smart Things to Do With Your Settlement Money

A sudden windfall is exciting, thrilling, and — overwhelming! Spend your lucre wisely, or you may find your pockets are empty again soon.

5 Times Credit Cards Are Smarter Than Cash

Stash your cash. If you stay on budget, credit cards really are a good bet for smart, simple, and safe spending.

7 Times to Avoid Debit or Credit Cards

The convenience of credit and debit cards is hard to beat, but sometimes it's better to shell out the cash.

9 Safe Investments That Aren't Bonds

Bonds aren't as attractive as they used to be. Where else can you stash your cash at reduced risk?

6 Times to Use Credit Cards Instead of Cash

Frivolous use of credit cards is a good way to slip into debt, but if used wisely, plastic can boost your credit and help your finances. Here's how.