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Could Trump Bring Higher Interest Rates and Inflation? Consider These Money Moves

Will the fiscal landscape be different in 2017 during a Trump presidency? Here's how to get your money ready, either way things go.

Surprise! There's a Gender Gap in Mortgages, Too

The gender wage gap may have the spotlight, but there seems to be bias in home loans, too. Find out how to fight it

6 Ways to Invest When You're In Debt

Investing and paying down debt? Yep, you read correctly. It's possible!

Should You Pay Your Mortgage Off Early?

Owning your home outright is a huge achievement. Weigh these options first, though, before tackling your mortgage early.

4 Easy-to-Fix Reasons Your Savings Account Isn't Growing

Don't get frustrated by a stunted savings account. Make these moves instead to help your money grow.

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.

Switch to a Better Bank in 5 Easy Steps

You're not really happy with your bank, but switching is such a pain. Make it easy with this simple plan.

The Problem With Car Title Loans

A car title loan is one way to get cash really fast. It's also one way to lose cash, really, really fast.

How Your Unused Credit Cards May Be Costing You

Before you stash your paid-off plastic, you might want to think twice about letting it hibernate.

Refinance These 4 Common Debts Before Year Ends

Get the jump on your New Year's debt resolution. Refinance these four loans by December 31st!

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.

5 Surprising Ways Revolving Debt Helps You

Some folks steer clear of revolving debt, but in truth, it can be surprisingly helpful.

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.

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.

Don't Ignore These 4 Things Before Refinancing Your Student Loans

If you're overwhelmed with student loan debt, refinancing might be tempting. Before you make that call, make sure you understand the fine print.

5 Ways to Prevent a Debt Spiral

Be the master of your fate when it comes to conquering credit card debt.

4 Reasons Millenials Should Invest in a Home

Media may paint Millennials as anti-homeowners, but the numbers say otherwise. Millennials are snapping up homes for good reason. Here's why.

All the Ways Minimum Payments Are Evil

Credit card debt can be rough enough on its own. It's the minimum payments, though, that will really hurt you.

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.

15 Personal Finance Calculators Everyone Should Use

Personal finance is best handled with numbers — accurate numbers. These great online calculators have you covered, no math skills required.