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6 Pitfalls of Down Payment Assistance Programs

Before you apply for a down payment assistance program to help pay for a house, make sure you understand all the potential downsides.

Someone Took Out a Loan in Your Name. Now What?

A fraudulent loan can have dire consequences for your personal finances. Here's how you can fix the problem, stat.

10 Personal Issues No One at Work Needs to Hear

With work consuming so much of our lives, it seems natural to share our personal lives and concerns with our colleagues. Don't.

12 Expert Tips for Redeeming Miles for Free Travel

Your dreams of seeing the world don't have to drain your savings. Become a frugal jetsetter with a little help from some credit card reward experts.

11 Essential Documents You Should Keep in Your Safe

Keep the necessary documents to establish your identity and financial history in a safe, so you can recover from identity theft, fire, or home invasion.

25 Great Movies About Money

Get ready to update your Netflix queue. From documentaries to comedies and more, here is the ultimate list of movies about money.

The 6 Best Ways to Sell Your Car

Selling your car — even if it no longer runs! — has never been easier. Try these tips to make the process pleasantly painless.

101 Ways to Save Money Around the House

Saving extra dollars around the house is like finding money in the couch — and lots more fun. How much will you find?

The 5 Best Home Office Essentials

These items will give your newly assembled home office a cozy and organized upgrade.

How to Find Freelance Clients: Part Two

Last time, "How to Find Freelance Clients: Part One" discussed some of the things you would need to do to prepare for freelancing. In Part Two of this article, we'll cover where t

6 Smart Things to Do With Your Extra Student Loan Money

Before you spend that extra student loan money on new clothes or dinner out, consider these smart money moves first.

What to Do With a Windfall

You just stumbled upon a big pile of money. Congrats! Here's what you should do with it.

15 Delicious Ways to Prepare a Humble Head of Cabbage

A staple in frugal pantries the world over, cabbage is full of nutrients, low in pesticides, and inexpensive. Add cabbage to your diet with one of these classic preparations.

The 9 Everyday Products With the Biggest Markups

Skip these high markup everyday buys and choose cheaper alternatives — or use the knowledge to negotiate harder and save.

Trader Joes vs. Costco: What's a Better Place to Shop?

Trader Joe's and Costco: Two great places to buy groceries. But when you want certain items, how do you decide where to go? We've broken it down for you.

22 Websites That Will Pay You to Write for Them

Do you have a way with words? Earn some money with your talent, even if you don't have experience or clips at these sites that pay.

10 Things to Bring Up With Your Boss at Your Annual Review

Your annual review is fast approaching. Learn what you should say — and avoid saying — to make the most of this chance to advance your career.

20 Delicious Recipes for Canned Clams

Canned clams may not top everybody's list of favorite seafood staples, and that's a shame, because the affordable bivalve is delicious in dips, soups, pastas and more.

The Best Premium Credit Cards

Despite their millionaire marketing, these premium cards might help you save extra money, not spend it — especially if you travel a lot.

Why We Spend More When We Pay With Credit Cards

It's true — people spend more with credit cards than cash. Learn the psychological reasons why we tend to pay more when we use plastic.