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6 Scary Facts About Credit Card Debt

Halloween is coming right up and we've got a real fright — these super scary facts about credit card debt.

4 of the Fastest Ways to Go Broke in Retirement

Retirement should be for relaxing. But if you keep up these four habits, you'll spend your golden years broke.

My 2016 Budget Challenge: Where to Find Cheap Training for a New Career

Max is feeling the crunch. With $21K still left to go, will she hit her budget goals and find a new job by December? Stay tuned!

5 Ways to Pay Off High Interest Credit Card Debt

Don't let high interest credit card debt totally derail your money. Pay it off, quickly, with a few smart moves.

Millennial Millionaires: How the Brokest Generation Can Also Become the Richest

Young adults may be feeling the weight of student loans and low-income jobs, but they too can become millionaires by taking the right steps now.

5 Ways to Pay Off Your Student Debt Faster

If you're one of the 40 million Americans with student loan debt, you can save more in the long run by getting smart about saving, spending, and earning.

What Happens When Your Credit Card Debt Is Charged Off?

A “charge off” on your credit card debt doesn’t mean it’s disappearing. Take action before your credit score takes a huge hit.

4 Surprising Things Lenders Check Besides Your Credit Score

It's no secret your credit score is important. But when it comes to getting a home loan, it's not the only determining factor.

5 Financial Moves You Should Make Five Years Before Retirement

With retirement just five years away, you can't afford not to make these smart financial moves.

The Personal Finance Letter I'd Write to My Younger Self

If you could write a letter of personal finance advice to your younger, less money-smart self, what would you say?

6 Ways to Travel When You Have Student Loans

With smart money management, anyone can hit the road — even with student loan debt.

10 Money Moves to Make Before the Leaves Change

With pumpkin spice latte season right around the corner (yes, already!), there's no better time to give your finances a full fall makeover.

5 Times It's Okay to Delay Retirement Savings

We'll just about never tell you to put off retirement savings. But in these extreme and temporary instances, it might be okay.

12 Money Moves to Make the Moment You Decide to Retire

The hard work of a 9-to-5 may be over with retirement, but another kind of hard work begins — maintaining a comfortable lifestyle. These money moves will help.

10 Ways You Disrespect Your Money

Look after your money and it'll look after you. Mistreat it, and it'll do the same to you.

7 Reasons You Are More Than Your Credit Score

You're broke. Your credit score stinks. But guess what? You're still you.

8 Financial Wake Up Calls — And How to Deal With Them

When it comes to managing your money, stop hitting "snooze."

6 Terrible Money Situations You Need to Stop Getting Yourself Into

Some money woes are unavoidable — but some are. It's high time to stop putting yourself in these terrible spending situations.

Avoid These 5 Common Mistakes While Rebuilding Your Credit

It takes hard work to give your credit score a kick in the pants. Don't sabotage it with these five screw-ups.

6 Moves to Make Before Cutting Up Your Credit Card

Put the scissors down! If you haven't taken these critical credit card steps, don't cut up your plastic just yet.