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6 Steps to Avoiding Credit Card Debt Over the Holidays

Follow these six steps and your holiday season will be credit card debt-free.

5 Personal Finance Tips You Don't Always Hear About

We have all read about the usual personal finance tips being offered by the writers of the personal finance blogs around the internet and from the experts on television. They usual

17 Things Car Salesmen Don't Want You to Know

Car salesmen have a lot of tricks up their sleeves to help separate you from your money. Learn what to watch out for.

6 Apps That Pay You to Workout

If you're looking to get in shape this year, why not get paid? It's easy with these convenient apps.

Your Interest Rates Are About to Go Up

Have good credit? A low APR on your credit cards? Always pay your bills on time? That's not going to stop your credit card company from jacking up your rate whenever they feel like

3 Reasons Why You Should Never Buy a New Car

Before you drop big bucks on a shiny new set of wheels, consider how much smarter it can be to buy used.

5 Awesome Easy to Freeze Meals

Knowing that I'd be short on time as a first year law student, my mom offered to help me cook in bulk at the beginning of fall semester. The batch method proved to be a lifesaver b

A Comprehensive Guide to the Envelope System

Whether you're intimidated by budgeting or are just looking for a new technique, the simple and effective envelope system can make budgeting oh-so-easy.

The 5 Best Hair Removal Creams

These five best hair removal creams and lotions make getting rid of unsightly scruff quick and painless.

To FAFSA or Not to FAFSA: A Former Student's View of Student Loans

It's getting to be that kind of year again--the time when you anticipate filling out your tax returns, sighing with relief, and then realizing that you're not finished with

How to Get a Refund When Something Is Non-Refundable

The terms "non-refundable" and "non-returnable" make too many people avoid customer service. But with these tips, you can get results.

How to Buy and Sell Airline Miles

Frequent flyer miles are great, but you can't always use them when you need them. Learn how to buy, sell, and otherwise make use of your airline miles.

What Do You and a Credit Card Thief Have in Common?

I've always considered myself to be an educated credit card user. I keep my balances low, pay on time, and don't do anything that could potentially come back to haunt me.. Little

5 Low-Cost, Low-Maintenance Alternatives to the Family Dog

  There’s something about owning a pet that appeals to everyone. [more]

10 Easiest Items to "Flip" for Cash

There are tons of things in your house right now that could easily be flipped for cash. It just takes a good eye and some elbow grease!

8 Things You Must Immediately Do After Losing Your Smartphone

Lost your smartphone? Don't panic and follow these steps to protect your data, your privacy, and your money.

Are You an Ant or a Grasshopper?

This classic fable illustrates the fundamental difference in savers and spenders. Spenders live for the moment, frittering away their earnings on things like technology gadgets, e

12 Smart Ways to Organize Old Photos

If you have old photo albums collecting dust in the closet, take them out, dust them off, and put them to good use!

How to Do a One-Month Spending Freeze

If you want to jump-start your financial goals, a spending freeze might be just what you need. Here's how to make it happen — and even have fun while doing it.

The 5 Best Shampoos for Frizzy Hair

Keeping your hair frizz-free isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these shampoos for frizzy hair and your coif will remain sleek.