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5 Essentials for Building a Profitable Portfolio

Investing is a bit of an art form, but it doesn't need to be a complicated one. Know the essentials, and you'll be on your way to great returns.

5 Things You Should Know About Debt Relief Lawyers

If your runaway debt has you thinking about legal help, take these thoughts into consideration first.

Be Careful Who You Owe: Here's Who Can Garnish Your Wages

Most Americans already live paycheck to paycheck. If you owe these four creditors money, well...that paycheck might get a little — or a lot — smaller.

Save on Interest for 15 Months: Wells Fargo Platinum Visa Credit Card Review

Save money and eliminate debt with a 0% intro APR on purchases and balance transfers for 15 months.

Earn Cash Back on All Your Purchases: Wells Fargo Cash Wise Visa Credit Card Review

Earn a flat rate of 1.5% cash back along with cell phone protection with the Wells Fargo Cash Wise Visa Card.

Earn Points for Gas and Restaurants: Wells Fargo Propel American Express Credit Card Review

Get the most points for your gas and restaurant purchases with the Wells Fargo Propel American Express Credit Card.

7 Expensive Stocks That Are Totally Worth It

Make no mistake about it, these stocks are super-expensive — but they're not necessarily overpriced.

How to Clear Old Debt From Your Credit Report

Old debts can clutter up the path to an otherwise clean credit report. It's time to do a little cleaning.

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.

10 Best Tools for Finding an Apartment on the Cheap

Looking for a new apartment can be about as much fun as getting a root canal. However, a wealth of free or cheap tools are at hand to make it easier.

Best Money Tips: Make These 7 Moves to Retire Early

Today we found articles on smart moves for early retirement, how to have a tailgating party indoors, and ways to save money on a family vacation.

8 Money Lessons We Can Learn From Baseball

Our beloved national pastime can teach us a whole lot about hitting a home run with our money.

Prepaid Cards About to Get Safer and Better

New consumer protection rules for prepaid cards will help protect you from theft, fraud, and unreasonable fees.

What Are Income Stocks?

Income stocks yield promising profit with little price variation. Find out if they're right for your portfolio.

6 Reasons to Visit Your Credit Union on October 20

October 20, 2016 is International Credit Union Day! Why not stop by your local branch and find out if a credit union is right for you?

How to Come Up With $1,000 in the Next 30 Days

Wouldn’t it be nice to have an extra $1,000 at the end of a month? You can do it!

The Penalty-Free Way to Withdraw Retirement Money Early

For most retirement plans the penalty for early withdrawal can be hefty. Here's a surprising, if complex, alternative.

5 Ways American Retirement Is Changing

American retirement isn't what it used to be. Are you adapting with the changing times?

Change Jars and 8 Other Clever Ways to Build an Emergency Fund

You don't need a windfall to kick-start your savings. These baby steps will do just fine.

10 Most Expensive Zip Codes in the Country

Housing is probably your biggest expense — but it's probably not this big.