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10 Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Credit Card Offer

It feels like we toss out unsolicited credit card offers every day. But what about when you actually want to accept one?

7 Important Things You Should Know About Balance Transfer Cards

If you plan to pay down high interest credit card debt with a new zero-interest card, make sure you understand the potential downsides.

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.

11 Steps to Take When Bankruptcy Is Your Only Option

A bankruptcy can sting, but it just may be the lifeline your finances need.

Should You Ever Pay Your Taxes With a Credit Card?

Tax day is almost here, and you may be tempted to pay Uncle Sam with plastic. But if you do, you're just trading cheap debt for expensive debt.

Is a Balance Transfer Offer a Good Deal?

Balance transfer credit cards can be a good way to consolidate debt. Here's what you need to know before signing the dotted line.

11 Investing Tips You Wish You Could Tell Your Younger Self

If you could go back 20 years and give your younger you some investment advice, would it echo any of these 11 pearls of financial wisdom?

7 Things Your Financial Advisor Wishes You Knew

Then again, if you already knew these truths about investing, why would you need a financial advisor?

Beware of These Common Debt Consolidation Traps

Debt consolidation can be a great help in eliminating debt, but it's not a cure all, and it isn't free. Here's what to watch for.

10 New Car Costs the Dealer Is Hiding From You

A new set of wheels can cost a pretty penny — even more so if you go for some sneaky extras. Beware of these new car costs!

5 Signs It's Time to Find a New Bank

Poor service, endless fees, inconvenient locations… Why put up with it when you can go elsewhere for banking services?

8 Ways Your Savings Account May Be Costing You

A savings account is meant to be useful, but when it starts costing more than it's worth, look to stash your cash elsewhere.

13 Easy Ways to Save on Your Gym Membership

A gym membership can bulk up the leanest budget, but if you can't break your gym habit, at least take steps to control the cost.

4 Sneaky Investment Fees to Watch For

Are you paying too much for investments you already own? These overlooked fees can add up quick.

Best Money Tips: Sneaky Fees That Are Costing You Thousands

Today we found some fantastic articles on sneaky fees that are costing you thousands, things to do before you refinance, and companies to email for coupons.

Are You Paying These 6 Unfair Banking Fees?

Fees here, fees there, banking fees everywhere. Cut the expense of banking and other financial services by shopping smart and choosing fee-free.

8 Airline Fees That Are Actually Worth Paying

Is paying more for extra airline services ever worth it? Sure, especially if the miles — or your legs — are long. Here are eight fees that are worth the cost.

Watch Out for These 4 Sneaky Charges on Your Monthly Bills

Some businesses will try to slip unfair fees onto your bill. Watch for these extras on your statements to be certain you're only paying what you owe.

Is Your Hotel Hiding These 5 Fees in Your Bill?

Hotels have followed the airlines into the business of fee inflation. Here are the fees to look for before you book — and how to avoid them once you arrive.

Use a Business Budget Checklist to Capture Fleeing Cash

This year, resolve to take charge of your business spending.