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netSpend: The Story of the Visa Debit Card We Did Not Apply For

This is my story of shock, anger, and finally disgust at the practices of netSpend.

Ask the Readers: Do You Use Business Cards? (Special $100 Giveaway)

Tell us if you use business cards and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card or a set of die-cut business cards!

Feeling Stuck? 100 Ways to Change Your Life

In 20 minutes, you too can change your life in 100 different ways. Check it out!

Ask the Readers: Are You Saving Up for an Emergency?

We want to hear your thoughts on food storage. Do you do it for emergency insurance? Do you have it only as a result of amazing CVS deals gone wild? Is it something you feel is imp

Can I Really Make Money Taking Surveys?

I received over $1,000 in 2009 from taking on-line surveys. Not bad for a stay-at-home mom doing this in between cooking, cleaning, and shuttling kids around.

Living Without A Landline

I had been thinking about shedding my landline for a while. I was attached to the convenience for a long time and, more recently, unlimited calls for one price in the United States

Ask the Readers: What Healthy Habits Do You Live By?

Tell us about your healthy habits and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

The Best 0% Balance Transfer Credit Cards

If you're fighting to reduce your credit card debt, a balance transfer card can be a powerful tool. Read this list to find the best card for you.

10 Important Signs That Your Job Sucks

As someone who has had to make the decision to leave more than one lousy job, here's my 10 signs for knowing when to leave. I don't take the decision to quit lightly, and I don't t

The Best Travel Reward Credit Cards

Jason's family has been earning free travel for over 20 years. These are his favorite travel rewards cards.

How to Fold Your Shirt in 2 Seconds (Best Shirt-Folding Video Ever)

Tackle that pile of clean laundry with a foolproof method of rapid-folding t-shirts. You'll be done in no time.

Ask the Readers: Do You Outsource Any Household Tasks?

Tell us whether you outsource any household tasks and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Get free 411 directory assistance that really works (a review)

Stop getting price-gouged for dialing 411! You could be getting the same information for free — here's how.

Why I was an AT&T wireless customer…for 72 hours.

For the last 7-8 years, I have been a loyal Virgin Mobile customer. I liked the prepaid pricing plan, the customer service, I didn’t want a large monthly bill or overage charges. E

The Best Cash Back Credit Cards

If you're responsible with your credit, a rewards credit card can be a nice perk -- free stuff! If you don't want to bother with points programs, choose a cash rewards card.

Pre-career advice

If you've got a living situation like most high school and many college students, where you'll continue to have a roof over your head and food to eat even if you don't

Make Your DVD Player Region-Free in Seconds

Region coding can, in most cases, be removed from your DVD player using a simple remote-control code that unlocks the player.

Your Work or Your Life?

Today my friend showed me an article about a Toyota engineer who died from overwork. Apparently the 45 year old Japanese man was working 80 hours of overtime a week for two months

How 2 People Can See Paris for $500 or Less

Visit the enchanting city of Paris for the historic buildings, world famous art, and the crepes. Just make sure you do it inexpensively with a smart combination of rewards cards.

10 Ways to Avoid Germs on Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

Public transportation can get awfully germy. Make sure you protect yourself from those grimy surfaces.