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4 really dumb things people do with credit cards
4 really dumb things people do with credit cards Money & Credit September 8, 2017
Credit cards are a unique tool in that they can be just as empowering as they can be destructive for…
4 easy ways to boost your 401(k) savings
4 easy ways to boost your 401(k) savings Money & Credit March 13, 2017
Millions of Americans are having difficulty saving for retirement. Student loan debt, increased food and housing costs, and stagnant wages…
7 easy ways to save at The Home Depot
7 easy ways to save at The Home Depot Deals & Savings February 21, 2017
If you work in the home improvement field or love do-it-yourself projects, there’s a good chance you’ve spent some significant…
Make any home improvements last year? You could get a tax break
Make any home improvements last year? You could get a tax break Money & Credit February 7, 2017
If you made any home improvements in 2016, you may be eligible for a tax break or two. Certain home…
7 easy ways to maximize your savings at Macy’s
7 easy ways to maximize your savings at Macy’s Shopping & Retail February 5, 2017
Macy’s is a popular department store chain, with around 870 stores and a robust retail site. Macy’s sells a wide…
The top 10 best cities for raising kids in 2017
The top 10 best cities for raising kids in 2017 Life January 30, 2017
If you’ve got 2.5 kids and a dog, there’s a good chance you’re looking for certain things in a neighborhood:…
The ultimate guide to getting a better job this year
The ultimate guide to getting a better job this year Jobs & Military January 27, 2017
This is the year you’re going to make more money — or take on a leadership role at work, apply…
Want to buy a home in 2017? These 5 mistakes could jeopardize your mortgage
Want to buy a home in 2017? These 5 mistakes could jeopardize your mortgage Money & Credit December 29, 2016
Shockingly, enough people still do things that can cause themselves heartache when applying for mortgages. Here’s what you need to…
How to have a ‘financial talk’ with your spouse over the holidays
How to have a ‘financial talk’ with your spouse over the holidays Money & Credit December 22, 2016
Approximately 31% of all coupleshave arguments over their financesat least once a month, according to an Ameriprise study. Talking toyour…
3 things to never do when you complain to customer service
3 things to never do when you complain to customer service Shopping & Retail December 21, 2016
Most people don’t call a customer service hotline because they’re happy. If you’ve picked up the phone and dialed a…
Gifting a ‘smart’ device? Here’s how to keep its recipient from getting hacked
Gifting a ‘smart’ device? Here’s how to keep its recipient from getting hacked Mobile & Electronics December 8, 2016
In October 2016, there was a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that caused serious traffic issues at major internet…
Flying for the holidays? Your credit card could get you a free Uber ride home
Flying for the holidays? Your credit card could get you a free Uber ride home Money & Credit November 21, 2016
American Express’ partnership with Uber just gota bit decorativefor the holidays. Now through December 31 the credit card issuer and…
5 credit cards to use if you Uber everywhere
5 credit cards to use if you Uber everywhere Money & Credit November 18, 2016
The sharing economy has been growing rapidly over the past several years. Start-ups like Uber and Lyft are providing everyone…
4 ways to convince your boss to let you work from home
4 ways to convince your boss to let you work from home Jobs & Military October 30, 2016
These days, more and more employees areworking from homeon a regular basis. In fact, Global Workplace Analytics says that about…
What does Halloween have to do with insurance deductibles?
What does Halloween have to do with insurance deductibles? Insurance October 26, 2016
During the Halloween season, pranks like an egged car or a broken window from a smashed pumpkin often become more…
5 credit score myths you can’t afford to believe
5 credit score myths you can’t afford to believe Money & Credit October 25, 2016
It’s no surprise there are misconceptions surrounding credit reports and credit scores. It can be easy to have thesemisunderstandings, whether…
11 bad habits that are wrecking your credit
11 bad habits that are wrecking your credit Money & Credit October 19, 2016
Let’s face it, none of us is perfect — especially when it comes to money. But there may be some…
6 speeding ticket myths debunked
6 speeding ticket myths debunked Insurance October 10, 2016
Speeding tickets: the source of stress andfinancial setbacks(fines, points, insurance increases), occasional bragging rights (ever gotten out of a speeding…
How to get free coffee on National Coffee Day!
How to get free coffee on National Coffee Day! Deals & Savings September 29, 2016
What’s better than a delicious, hot cup of coffee in the morning? How about a free cup of delicious, hot…
4 bank perks you probably don’t know about
4 bank perks you probably don’t know about Money & Credit September 29, 2016
Whether you’ve got the big bucks or are working on it, it’s nice to know that some banks out there…
Can I fix my credit in a week?
Can I fix my credit in a week? Money & Credit September 28, 2016
If you’re getting ready to apply for a car loan, mortgage or credit card, you may have heard it’s a…
The #1 question people forget to ask when they apply for a credit card
The #1 question people forget to ask when they apply for a credit card Money & Credit September 28, 2016
Even someone new to credit may have a general sense of what they should look for when pull up that…
Want a great credit score? Here’s a trick you might want to try
Want a great credit score? Here’s a trick you might want to try Money & Credit September 27, 2016
Building good credit can be annoyingly tedious in that it can take years to get right — and it only…
5 ways being an Airbnb host can cost you money
5 ways being an Airbnb host can cost you money Money & Credit September 26, 2016
If you’ve ever wanted to make a little extra money on the side by listing your sofa, spare bedroom, guest…
The #1 resume mistake that can kill a good job opportunity
The #1 resume mistake that can kill a good job opportunity Jobs & Military September 26, 2016
There is a line in the novel “Anna Karenina,” that says, “be bad, but at least don’t be a liar,…
How to tell if you’ve been hacked (and what to do about it)
How to tell if you’ve been hacked (and what to do about it) Mobile & Electronics September 22, 2016
Due to the countless ways we connect digitally, the odds of getting hacked are right up there with the likelihood…
20 ways to stay out of debt
20 ways to stay out of debt Money & Credit September 13, 2016
No one wants to go into debt. Unfortunately, keeping those red marks out of your ledger is easier said than…
The #1 mistake you’re making on your credit card application
The #1 mistake you’re making on your credit card application Money & Credit September 8, 2016
It can be painful to have yourcredit card application rejected. Besides losing out on any rewards and benefits that you…
10 things homeowners insurance doesn’t always cover
10 things homeowners insurance doesn’t always cover Insurance September 8, 2016
If youown a home, you most likely havehomeowners insurance (it’s typically required to secure a mortgage). You know your insurance…
7 times you should never use your credit card
7 times you should never use your credit card Money & Credit September 6, 2016
There are many great reasons that you might choose to use your credit card rather than other forms of payment.…