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10 Really Easy Ways to Unclog Drains

When you're faced with a clogged drain and the plunger won't work, these 10 techniques could save you the cost of a plumber.

How to Answer 23 of the Most Common Interview Questions

Here I present 23 interview questions you're likely to be asked, and how I have learned to answer them.

The 5 Best Bug Sprays for Home Pest Control

Keeping your home bug-free during the warmer months isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these bug sprays for home pest control and your sacred space will remain bugless.

How to Choose a Credit Card

With all the credit card offers out there, it can be hard to figure out which ones are worth it. Help decide what card is right for you with this list.

6 Great Side Jobs for Book Lovers

Wishing you could spend all day reading books instead of going to work? Put that bookwormery to good use by getting paid to be a book lover.

Decipher Credit Card Offers With the Schumer Box

Credit card issuers are required to clearly display key credit terms in an easy-to-read format — the Schumer Box. Here’s how to unlock its meaning.

Why I Still Write Paper Checks

I know people who never write checks, but I'm not one of them. Here's why.

Make Flying Easy: The Ultimate Carry-On Packing List

Your itinerary is set and the lodging and flights booked; now the only question is what to pack. Here are some tips to help you pack light and be prepared.

Capital One: What’s In Your Envelope?

Just when I thought credit card companies couldn’t get any more wasteful, I received the mother of all credit card offers in the mail. Excited by what I thought was something wort

Banks Still Offering Free Checking and Savings with Great Interest Rates

Tired of fee-gouging from your old bank? Here are the banks with the best checking and savings terms.

8 Times Booking Your Own Travel Is Cheaper Than a Package Deal

Don't just book a package believing it's the cheapest option. Booking independently could score you big savings.

How to Rebuild Your Credit in 8 Simple Steps

Bad credit will cost you more for insurance and loans, and may close some opportunities altogether. Learn how to rebuild a poor credit rating to an excellent one.

10 Less Awkward Ways to Ask a Friend for Your Money Back

Friendships can easily be ruined by borrowed money. But if you're looking to get your loan repaid, here's how to do it with minimal awkwardness.

How to Watch Movies in the Theater for Free

You can easily see brand-new movies in the theaters for free. Yes, totally free. Really.

Here's What You Can (And Can't) Buy With SNAP

There's a lot of confusion about what government food assistance can — and cannot — buy. Here's a rundown.

McCain or Obama? Who’ll be better for your wallet?

I want to keep this factual. This is not an article on who should be the next President, or as these campaigns usually go, who shouldn’t be President. This is a simple presentation

12 Garage Sale Items That Sell Like Hotcakes

You've finally decluttered your house. Feature these items prominently in your ads and your sale to draw the crowds — and the cash.

5 Best Online Checking Accounts

Whether you're looking to earn interest or for great customer service and reasonable fees, these five online checking account are all wise choices.

5 Reasons Not to Use Debit Cards When You Shop Online

Before you place an order through your favorite online retailer, consider these reasons to use credit instead of debit.

5 Best Online Savings Accounts

Some online banks have great service, while others offer great interest rates. These five have both.