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netSpend: The Story of the Visa Debit Card We Did Not Apply For

This is my story of shock, anger, and finally disgust at the practices of netSpend.

Ask The Readers: To Clip or Not to Clip? (A Chance to Win $10!)

Are you a coupon-clipper? Do you plan on becoming one? Have you shunned the practice out of principle, time, or apathy? Maybe you clip a little here and there, but leave the har

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

Tell us when you got your first credit card for a chance to win 1 of 3 $20 Amazon gift certificates!

Ask the Readers: Do You Use an Online Bank?

Tell us whether you use an online bank and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Horizon Organic Milk: Is it All Just Lies?

There are some misleading and downright deceptive statements on Horizon Organic's packaging. Let's deal with them one at a time.

Ask the Readers: How Often Do You Cook at Home?

Tell us how often you cook at home and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

5 Ways Gig Economy Workers Can Save for Retirement

Even if your full-time job consists of several gig economy jobs, you can successfully save for retirement — here's how.

Make Your Own Moon Sand, Dirt Cheap

While moon sand is certainly not a bank-breaker, it is costly for what is basically wet sand. So, I did a little digging and discovered a way to make your very own moon sand.

Are You Wasting or Saving Money With a Warehouse Club Membership?

Warehouse clubs are large stores such as Costco or BJ's that charge a yearly membership to purchase items at wholesale prices. Are they worth it?

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save? (Chance to win $20!)

We want to hear your tips for squirreling away some funds. If you share your answer, you'll be entered to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: What Are Your New Year's Traditions?

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

5 Common Budget Mistakes You Can Fix Right Now

We all make mistakes. These budget blunders are easy to correct with a few simple adjustments.

Ask The Readers: Do You Have Pets?

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

6 Confidence-Inspiring Facts About the Stock Market

Even after a tough couple of weeks, the market is still way, way up from its Great Recession lows. There, feel better?

6 Negotiation Tips for Introverts

Negotiating comes easily for some, but not all. If you're an introvert struggling to haggle, these tips will help you get what you want.

The Secret to Successful Investing Is Trusting the Process

The key to successful investing isn't hot tips or insider knowledge. It's about trusting the process.

Is Target Really Just as Bad As Wal-Mart?

There is plenty not to like about the practices of both the nation's leading big-box retailers. But a few subtle differences -- and one h-u-g-e one -- make one of them the o

How to Pay Off These 4 Types of Debt

Before you start making significant payments towards your debt, make sure you're doing it the right way, and in the right order.

4 Ways to Protect Your Retirement From Inflation

It's not just enough to save for retirement; you need to make sure your money is inflation proof, too.

5 Things Keeping You From a Life of Financial Independence

These are common obstacles that could be standing between you and sweet financial freedom.