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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.

Why Millennials Should Embrace Credit Cards

Millennials are super wary of debt — and credit cards. But embracing plastic responsibly is an important adult skill.

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Today we found articles on smart things to do with $1,000, easy ways to extend your vegetable growing season, and something to try when you’re too anxious to sleep.

Is Uber Saving or Costing You Money?

We all know that Uber is super convenient, but is it actually saving you money? Let's find out!

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If you're thinking of ditching your car for a more environmentally-friendly lifestyle, these are the cities you need to live in.

6 Celebrities With Shockingly Low Net Worths

You won't catch any of these spendthrift celebs on Frugal Lives of the Rich and Famous.

How to Take One Vacation Day and Save Thousands

Who knew taking a day off from work could save you so much money?

5 Money Moves to Make the Moment You Decide to Get Married

Finance woes can put a real damper on newly-engaged bliss. Make your marriage happily ever after by getting off to a good financial start.

How to Tell If a Car Service Plan Is Worth It

When the finance writer offers you all those car deal add-ons, "No" is usually the right answer. Here's one you might say "Yes" to.

Why the Scarcity Mentality Is Keeping You Poor

It's wise to be careful with our resources, but too much caution will hold us back. Learn to recognize abundance.

7 Money Moves to Make as Soon as You Conquer Debt

Congratulations, you're out of the red! Now it's time to start making your money work hard for you, too.

The 6 Best Ways to Sell Your Car

Selling your car — even if it no longer runs! — has never been easier. Try these tips to make the process pleasantly painless.

What's the Difference Between MasterCard and Visa Credit Cards?

Is there really a difference between Visa and MasterCard credit cards?

The Self-Employed Person's Guide to Getting Credit

Being self-employed is amazing — until you find yourself struggling to get financing. These tips will have lenders loving you.

Everything You Need to Know About Buying Travel Insurance

Travel insurance can be so much more than just peace of mind. Consider the following when finding the coverage that's right for you.

6 Money Moves to Make the Moment You Decide to Buy a Car

You're ready for a shiny new set of wheels. All you need to do is make these important money moves, first.

Thinking of Skipping the Home Inspection? Here's What It Will Cost You

Think you can save a few bucks by skipping a home inspection? Think again.

Retire for Half the Cost in These 5 Countries

Help your retirement funds go twice as far by retiring in one of these beautiful locales abroad. They're almost too cheap to be true!

The Key to Debt Reduction May Be a Simple Picture

Saving is hard. Paying down debt is even harder. But a creative new way to track your progress, called debt art, could be the secret to success.

What to Do When You Suspect a Scam

Don't fall victim to these faux finance calls. Here's how to protect yourself and your loved ones from a scam.