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The Benefits and Drawbacks of Credit Unions

Are you annoyed by your bank's tendency to add more fees and offer lower savings interest rates? Consider a credit union as an alternative; here are the benefits and drawbacks.

Ask the Readers: Do You Have a Garden for Vegetables?

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

10 Surprising Ways to Negatively Affect Your Credit Score

Even when you aren't applying for a credit card or loan, your credit score can be affected by a variety of actions — even forgetting to return your library books.

The Meaning of Milk Label Colors

Can you tell the difference between 1% and skim milk based on the color of the cap? It depends on where you shop.

Is Bank of America’s $5 Monthly Debit Card Fee Just the Beginning?

Outraged, annoyed, or otherwise frustrated by Bank of America's new debit card fee? Learn why the bank is instituting the fee and what else might happen.

Should You Pay Your Kids For Good Grades?

Have you ever considered rewarding your kids' good grades with money? Or is that a terrible idea? Let's discuss.

7 Best Websites for Last-Minute Airfare Deals

Planning a last-minute trip doesn't mean your flight should drain your bank account. Here's where to find great airfare deals, fast.

The 5 Best Sheet Masks

If you're new to the sheet mask scene, or are looking for a new one to try, these five are excellent picks that won't break your budget.

10 Surprising Benefits Of: A 10 Minute Walk

Got 15 minutes to spare? Spend five minutes reading this, and then take a walk to clear your mind and get these nine other health benefits.

14 Ways to Make Your Yard Look Awesome for Under $100

Yardwork is a pain, and can hurt you in the wallet, too. Try some of these easy ways to spruce up your yard without spending a lot of money.

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.

40 Rice Cake Topping Ideas

Rice cakes are low cost, low calorie, and largely low flavor. Dress them up with responsible-sized helpings of these delicious toppings.

Ask the Readers: What Products Are Helping You Save Money?

Tell us about the products that help you save money and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

40 Most Useful Travel Websites That Can Save You a Fortune

Traveling doesn't have to break the bank. Get discounts and the insider scoop with these great resources.

12 Affordable Ingredients that Add Gourmet Flair to any Meal

Here is an expert list of a dozen common ingredients that will add some flair to your dish — for less than you'd expect.

A Secured Credit Card Can Repair Your Credit Score — Here's How to Pick the Best

A secured credit card can help improve your creditworthiness, but some secured cards do more harm than good. Here's how to choose one that's right for you.

Ask the Readers: What's In Your Pantry?

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

The Best Prepaid Debit Cards

Prepaid debit cards offer the convenience of a regular credit card...with some unexpected benefits. Learn more about these financial tools.

Money in Your Yard: How to Sell Palm Trees For Cash

Palm trees are ubiquitous in California and other states with a warm climate. Although they are beautiful trees, some homeowners find them to be a nuisance because they require rou

51 Uses for Coca-Cola – the Ultimate List

I was trawling the Internet recently searching for a way to remove a grease spot from a favorite shirt of mine. How it got there, well, I blame a faulty fork and not my clumsy mout