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.
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.
This year, resolve to take charge of your business spending.
Today we found some awesome articles on avoiding hidden travel fees, negotiating your starting salary, and frugal dates you will never forget.
Every service provider dreams of higher rates. Unfortunately, asking for higher rates is every service provider's nightmare.
Where does the money go when you buy a concert ticket? And what's with all the service charges? Learn exactly what your ticket purchase is paying for.
Let a few dollars leak here and a few dollars leak there, and pretty soon it's a torrent of dollars rushing away.
Lack of access to the banking system has been an expensive burden on the poor. Just recently, a surge in new financial products make it a lot less expensive to be unbanked.
Rule number one for avoiding bank fees? Pay attention. (But it also helps to have a little luck.)
How do you avoid bank fees? Read the stuff from your bank and understand what services are free and what services aren't.
I know banks are hurting for money right now, but no more than the rest of us. And one aspect of modern banking that I find most disturbing is how banks allow you to go overdrawn s
The other day as I was going through my monthly process of paying bills, I noticed one of my credit cards suddenly had an increase in the minimum payment by double. Additionally,
The fine print on credit card offers is not terribly easy to understand, especially if you have not encountered all of the possible scenarios that generate interest charges and fee
Credit card companies are all kinds of evil. I know it, you know it. Now Congress knows it. [more]
Ack! Valentine's Day is here, and you're without a date! What to do?
I used to get a few single friends together, drink champagne, and watch Sex in the City. [more]
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