Spending Money

Deferred Interest Credit Cards: Don't Fall For This Trick Over The Holidays

Beware of deferred interest credit cards that will be offered at checkout counters while you do your holiday shopping! They're really expensive if you're not careful!

10 Money Goals You Should Set for the Holidays

The holidays can blindside your bank account. This year, make it a goal to be kind to your finances!

8 Secrets to a Debt-Free Holiday Season

The holidays should be about family and fun and celebration — not about acquiring debt. Here's how to enjoy the former while avoiding the latter.

Make These 6 Credit Card Moves Now to Prepare for Holiday Shopping

Before the holiday season is in full swing, make these money moves so you'll be prepared.

11 Money Habits That Make You Look Financially Immature

You're an adult. It's time to start acting like one with your money.

6 Pitfalls When Chasing Travel Rewards

While many have used travel rewards to score free or reduced-cost travel, it helps to know the pitfalls to watch out for.

How to Budget When You're No Longer Broke

You went from barely making ends meet to being flush with cash. Don't abandon your broke budget!

How Complacency Keeps You From Financial Security

Is your lack of action killing your financial future? It's time to stop being so complacent.

6 Ways to Avoid Vacation Debt

Nobody wants to return home from vacation to a giant credit card bill. We'll help you avoid vacation debt altogether.

How to Keep Food Waste From Spoiling Your Budget

If you're looking to cut your grocery budget, pay attention to how much money you're taking out with the trash.

6 Ways to Split the Bill Without Losing Friends

Having dinner with friends is always fun, but awkwardness ensues when the bill arrives. It doesn't have to be that way, though.

Now or Later: How to Decide the Right Time to Buy Almost Anything

You need certain things, but when should you buy them? This shopping guide will help you decide for maximum savings.

5 Ways Self Care Can Actually Save You Money

Self care is never selfish; it's survival. And it can save you money, too!

23 Effortless Ways to Go Green (and Save Money, Too)

Captain Planet fully believes in your ability to save the Earth, without even trying!

How Living on a Tight Budget Makes You Happier

Living on a tight budget can seem restrictive, but if you do it with intention, you'll discover lots of life satisfaction you may have been missing.

What to Do When You've Blown Your Budget for the Month

You've busted your budget for the month and there's still three weeks left to go. What now?

It's Time to Drop These 6 Rules of Money Etiquette

Sometimes old-fashioned etiquette is nice, but when it comes to money, sometimes it's completely out of step.

Here's How Too Many Decisions Costs You Money

Decisions, decisions — making too many can wear you out, and cause you to make some bad ones.

6 Good Financial Deeds that Can Backfire

You're a good egg, but are you hurting your financial future with your kindness?

8 Items You Should Never Buy Online

Just because you can buy absolutely anything online doesn't mean you should.