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6 Reasons You Should Still Go to the Bank

Sure, many of us manage our money online or on our smartphones these days, but it's still smart to pop into your local bank once-in-awhile.

A Simple Guide to Retirement Plans for the Self-Employed

Being your own boss has its major ups. But one of its biggest downs? You're on your own for retirement.

Should You Buy Your Leased Car?

Not ready to part ways with your leased ride? You can buy it. But that doesn't always mean you should.

7 Things You Should Know Before Buying a Foreclosed Home

Are foreclosures all risk and no reward? Well, not always. Here are a few things to consider before calling one home.

10 Easy Ways to Get Your Finances Fit For Summer

Summer's almost here! Give your finances the bikini bod they deserve and breeze through summer.

What Is Private Mortgage Insurance, Anyway?

That little acronym — PMI — pops up quite a bit for new homeowners. Here's what it is, and how much it may cost you.

How to Manage Debt While Unemployed

Out of work and in the red? Take a deep breath. You can manage both.

You're Wasting Up to $42,532 by Not Investing Your Gasoline Savings

Use the dollars you're saving at the pump these days to drive your investments rather than your car. It really adds up!

Why "Opportunity" Funds Are the New Emergency Funds

Sometimes the only thing between saving a lot and saving nothing at all is a turn of phrase.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Become a Millionaire Next Door

Today we found helpful articles on how to become a millionaire next door, simple ways to show you care, and bathroom upgrades that won’t break your budget.

11 Food and Beverage Stocks That Are Having a Good Year

Everyone's gotta eat, right? These food and beverage stocks will fill both your stomach and your investment portfolio.

Everything a First-Time Home Buyer Needs to Buy a House

Buying a home for the first time can be super stressful. Get your finances move-in ready before you start your hunt, and it'll go easier than you expect.

Best Money Tips: How to Make Your Retirement More Successful

Today we found helpful articles on ways to make your retirement more successful, tips to save money at big box stores, and the best college degrees for job security.

What to Expect When You're Expecting a Huge Credit Card Bill

That hefty credit card bill finding it's way to your mailbox is packing a punch — and to more than just your wallet.

The 3 Best Cities With Rent Control

Is rent control your secret weapon to a coveted, affordable apartment in the country’s most expensive cities? The rules are tricky, but maybe!

9 Investing Questions You're Too Embarrassed to Ask

Don't let pride get in the way of your financial education. When it comes to your money, it's dumb not to ask the basic questions first!

6 Free Debt Management Tools

You're always checking your smartphone anyways, so you may as well put it (and the Internet) to better use tracking your debt!

Best Money Tips: How to Reach Financial Security By 30

Today we found helpful articles on how to reach financial security before you turn 30, ways to upcycle plastic bags, and the one word that will lead you to happiness.

First-Time Home Buyer? Consider These 5 Cities

Some U.S. cities still offer a prime buyers' market for first-timers. Have you considered putting down roots in one of these spots?

More Rewards, More Benefits: The JetBlue Plus Card

JetBlue flyers will love the new JetBlue Plus Card that offers bigger and better rewards.