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If you’ve ever had to write a check to Uncle Sam, you will love this article
If you’ve ever had to write a check to Uncle Sam, you will love this article Money & Credit March 5, 2017
If you've ever had to write a check to Uncle Sam in April, you've likely become a fan of finding…
Atlantans would have to work 244 hours to pay for a trip to the Super Bowl
Atlantans would have to work 244 hours to pay for a trip to the Super Bowl Home February 1, 2017
For Atlanta fans, watching in person as the Falcons try to win their first Super Bowl would be a dream…
Western Union agrees to pay $586M after agents helped thieves process fraud payments
Western Union agrees to pay $586M after agents helped thieves process fraud payments Money & Credit January 20, 2017
Consumers who think they were affected by fraud perpetrated by Western Union agents should visit the Department of Justice’s victim website to…
5 ways to upgrade your old car with new-car tech
5 ways to upgrade your old car with new-car tech Cars January 19, 2017
No word yet on when cars will be able to take the wheel while dressing you in a suit, à…
What to buy when: Seasonal discounts can save you big this year
What to buy when: Seasonal discounts can save you big this year Shopping & Retail January 15, 2017
We’ve probably all regretted buying something too hastily, but the opposite can also happen — you pass up a sale,…
How 3 people changed their financial lives
How 3 people changed their financial lives Money & Credit January 12, 2017
Lauren Greutman’s moment of truth dawned when she sneaked $600 worth of clothes into her closet. She didn’t want her…
Doing taxes yourself isn’t as hard as you think
Doing taxes yourself isn’t as hard as you think Money & Credit January 12, 2017
When I was a 21-year-old newlywed, I couldn’t bear the thought of paying someone to do our simple taxes. So…
1 simple change that can drastically increase your retirement savings
1 simple change that can drastically increase your retirement savings Money & Credit January 8, 2017
Let’s just be clear upfront: New Year’s resolutions almost never work. Their failure rate is so high, I’m half embarrassed…
5 tips for handling holiday financial stress
5 tips for handling holiday financial stress Money & Credit December 15, 2016
If you’re like many people, the holidays cause more financial stress than any other time of year. Figuring out how to…
How to use less data on your smartphone
How to use less data on your smartphone Mobile & Electronics December 14, 2016
So your New Year’s resolution is to spend less and save more. But how? A few swipes on your smartphone may…
3 expert tips to keep your holiday spending in check
3 expert tips to keep your holiday spending in check Money & Credit December 8, 2016
Each January, like clockwork, consumers across the nation collectively groan as the dreaded post-holiday money hangover sets in. But you…
5 top parenting bloggers share frugal tips for new moms and dads
5 top parenting bloggers share frugal tips for new moms and dads Money & Credit November 29, 2016
Becoming a parent is exciting, perhaps a little terrifying, and includes a lengthy list of important decisions and preparations. But…
5 best times to buy a new car
5 best times to buy a new car Cars November 28, 2016
That chill in the air signals not only autumn and the approach of holiday season but also a cooling trend…
How credit card rewards can help pay for the holidays
How credit card rewards can help pay for the holidays November 17, 2016
The holidays are the best of times and the worst of times. They’re a great excuse to catch up with…
5 ways to start married life with extra cash
5 ways to start married life with extra cash Money & Credit November 17, 2016
Weddings often leave couples with more than just the memory of college roommates dancing with grandma or cousins fighting over…
Top 13 resources for small business loans
Top 13 resources for small business loans November 17, 2016
What is a microloan, and is one right for your small business? If you’re a small-business owner on a quest…
5 must-know facts about Obamacare open enrollment
5 must-know facts about Obamacare open enrollment Insurance November 17, 2016
Open enrollment for 2017 Obamacare health plans is taking place through Jan. 31. If you're one of the 13.8 million…
What to do if debt collectors are harassing you about an old debt
What to do if debt collectors are harassing you about an old debt Money & Credit November 11, 2016
All consumer debts, from credit card balances to medical bills, have limits on the number of years creditors have a legal…
Sharing a bank account with an elderly parent can be risky
Sharing a bank account with an elderly parent can be risky Money & Credit November 10, 2016
Sharing a joint bank account with an elderly parent seems like the obvious choice when you’re tasked with managing his…
How to save $1,000 when you’re living paycheck to paycheck
How to save $1,000 when you’re living paycheck to paycheck Money & Credit November 6, 2016
For many families, having an emergency fund sounds like wishful thinking. One in three families — some with incomes of $100,000 or…
Staples jumps on hot new employer trend: paying student loans!
Staples jumps on hot new employer trend: paying student loans! Money & Credit November 6, 2016
Top-performing, full-time Staples employees can now get $100 a month, up to $3,600 over 36 months, toward their student loan payments.…
Why you can’t always bring your phone to a new carrier
Why you can’t always bring your phone to a new carrier Mobile & Electronics November 5, 2016
So you have a perfectly serviceable cell phone and you’re ready to move it to a new carrier. After unlocking your…
How to get out of a bad car loan
How to get out of a bad car loan Cars November 2, 2016
Making your payment month after month has gotten to be such a drag that it eventually occurs to you: “Is there…
4 things retailers don’t want you to know about Black Friday
4 things retailers don’t want you to know about Black Friday Shopping & Retail November 2, 2016
Like the arrival of Santa’s sleigh on Christmas Eve, each year retailers deliver a host of deals, discounts and freebies…
Before you pay a debt collector, you need to take this step!
Before you pay a debt collector, you need to take this step! Money & Credit October 25, 2016
Before you pay a dollar to a debt collector or even acknowledge that a debt is yours, call in the…
How to save $1,000 when you’re living paycheck-to-paycheck
How to save $1,000 when you’re living paycheck-to-paycheck Money & Credit October 17, 2016
For many families, having an emergency fund sounds like wishful thinking. One in three families — some with incomes of $100,000 or…
5 ways to avoid costly home renovation mistakes
5 ways to avoid costly home renovation mistakes Homes & Real Estate October 16, 2016
A home renovation can be time-consuming, and you want the result to be worth the hard work. If you make a home-remodel…
5 steps toward early retirement
5 steps toward early retirement Money & Credit October 14, 2016
The internet is brimming with stories of people who retired in their 30s or 40s. If they’ve piqued your interest,…
Bike rage: Why drivers and cyclists don’t get along
Bike rage: Why drivers and cyclists don’t get along Insurance October 14, 2016
Bicycle commuting has enjoyed a huge popularity surge in recent years. Since 2005, bike-commuting rates have jumped 46% nationally, on…
How to spot a debt collection scam
How to spot a debt collection scam Scams & Rip-Offs October 13, 2016
If you’re getting threatening phone calls about a debt, even if it’s one you recognize, you might be the target…