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Ask the Readers: Do You Buy or Pack Your Lunch?

Tell us if you buy or pack your lunch and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: Do You Have a Gym Membership?

Tell us whether you have a gym membership and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

10 Safe Cities to Visit in the U.S.

Looking for a safe travel destination that's not too far from home? There are several safe cities right here in the U.S. that you can visit.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save at the Pump?

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5 Reasons Building Credit in College Helps You Win at Life

College is a time to discover your passions, goals, and aspirations. It's also a time to start building strong credit.

Ask the Readers: Do You Use eBay?

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The Pros and Cons of Paying Cash for a House

Just like any financial decision, there are pros and cons to paying cash for a house.

7 Things Your Credit Report Does NOT Include

Your credit reports may be handy snapshots of your financial health, but they don't show the whole picture. Find out what's missing.

Ask the Readers: Do You Still Have a Landline?

Tell us whether or not you have a landline and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

8 Wise Tips Famous CEOs Would Give Their Younger Selves

Looking back on their journey to success, even the wealthiest CEOs wish they could dole out some advice to their younger selves.

How to Get Ahead With a 0% APR Credit Card

This is how you can use a 0% APR credit card to get ahead on your finances.

Ask the Readers: When Did You Get Your First Credit Card?

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100 Small Things That Can Bring You Joy

Need a quick mood boost? No matter where you are or what's got you down, you're sure to find a pick me up in this big list of small joys.

Our high, high standard of living

In the 1950s and 1960s, a working man could support a family at a middle-class standard of living with just one income. It might surprise you to learn that one person working full

How to Book an Amazing Cheap Vacation Package

Vacation packages can be one of the best ways to get away on the cheap — if you know the right tricks. Discover how to book a trip you'll love for less.

Why Behavior Nudges Don't Always Lead to Healthy Habits

Behavior nudges have proven successful in many scenarios, but they aren't perfect. Here's why they may not be the best bet for changing your habits.

30 Unexpected Uses for Mineral Oil

From removing beach tar to bleeding mountain bike brakes, mineral oil has lots and lots of uses. Here are 30 to try.

12 Surprising Ways to Get More College Financial Aid

College tuition can send you right into a nightmare of debt. But there are ways you can make it more affordable.

Save Money on Shaving With These Razor Tricks

Make your razor go the extra mile — and last up to a year — with these money-saving (and razor-saving) tricks.

37 Brilliant Ways to Reuse an Empty Milk Jug

Don't throw that empty milk jug away! Put it to good use with these fun craft ideas

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