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What You Need to Know About Homeowners' Associations

A home in an HOA may come with fabulous amenities, services, and sense of community. It will also come with a cost.

8 Surprising Ways Confidence Can Hurt Your Investments

Being confident is good. Being a little too confident with your investments, on the other hand, can mean money troubles.

Here's How Debt Settlement Can Make Your Debt Worse

Debt settlement companies make a pretty convincing pitch, but beware: They just might leave you worse off.

Stop Believing These 5 Home Refinance Myths

A home refi can help your overall financial health. Don't let these myths keep you from applying.

Should You Buy a Car With a Credit Card?

With the right strategy, financing your new ride with plastic can be a smart money move.

The Best Airline Rewards Programs for Trips to Europe

Don't let sky-high airfare keep you grounded from your Europe travel goals. These airlines rewards programs will get you there!

How to Boost Your Credit With a Balance Transfer

A balance transfer can be a boon to your credit score. There are a few pitfalls to watch out for, too.

These Apps Turn Saving Money Into a Game — Are They Worth It?

These apps promise to gamify your savings and investing, but is gamification really the key to better finances?

Everyone's Using Spare Change Apps — Are They Really Worth It?

Micro-investing apps are the modern-era change jars. Can they really help boost your finances?

How to Fix Your Finances After Missing a Payment

No one is immune to financial blunders. If you miss a payment or bounce a check, don't worry — you can fix it.

How to Make Sure You Don't Run Out of Money in Retirement

Investing in an annuity can be a little tricky. Having an annuity, however, is pretty wonderful.

5 Steps to Picking the Best Airline Credit Card for the Most Rewards Value

An airline credit card will help you rack up those travel rewards. Make sure you pick the best one!

How a Credit Card Cash Advance Costs You More Than a Purchase

The convenience of cash advance comes at a cost. Usually, a pretty steep one.

What to Do When Your Tax Preparer Makes a Mistake

The tax code is complex and even the pros make mistakes. And when they do? You're responsible for clean up.

Why Warren Buffett Says You Should Invest in Index Funds

Warren Buffett made a huge bet on index funds — and won. Find out if you should make that bet, too.

How to Face 4 Ugly Truths About Retirement Planning

It's time to face — and overcome — the ugly truths of retirement planning.

7 Traps to Avoid With Your 401(k)

Your 401(k) is a powerful retirement savings tool, but that doesn't mean it's perfect.

Here's What Happens If You Don't Pay Your Taxes

If you think owing money to the mob sounds scary, try owing money to the federal government.

7 Things You Should Never Do With Your Travel Rewards Credit Cards

Racking up travel rewards will be a wasted effort if you keep making these mistakes with your rewards credit cards.

Yes, You Need Home Title Insurance — Here's Why

Home title insurance is one more fee in the closing costs pile. Do you really need it?