5 Home-Buying Cliches You Should Not Believe
5 Home-Buying Cliches You Should Not Believe
on May 11, 2015

“Home values always rise” and other misconceptions that can lead you to make expensive mistakes in purchasing real estate.

Is Mother’s Day More Important Than Father’s Day?
Is Mother’s Day More Important Than Father’s Day?
on May 7, 2015

By the numbers: Find out how much readers expect to spend on gifts for their moms, how moms most like to spend Mother’s Day and whether this occasion outranks Father’s Day.

How to Be Eco-Friendly in Your Kitchen or Bath Remodel
How to Be Eco-Friendly in Your Kitchen or Bath Remodel
on May 7, 2015

What counts as green or environmentally friendly today has probably changed since the last time you remodeled your home. Here’s the latest info.

What Goes Into Deciding Your Credit Limit?
What Goes Into Deciding Your Credit Limit?
on May 5, 2015

Just how companies decide how much credit to issue is complex, but here are the factors you can control, and why it matters

Best Things to Buy in May — and What to Avoid
Best Things to Buy in May — and What to Avoid
on May 4, 2015

A lot happens in the month of May that affects prices — Mother’s Day, Memorial Day and, yes, “Star Wars” Day. May the fourth be with you as you learn about this month’s best buys.

4 Ways the Credit Card is About to Change
4 Ways the Credit Card is About to Change
on April 29, 2015

Given the fantastic pace of innovation, here’s what we can expect from our credit cards in the next five years.

Avoid These 7 Hazardous Behaviors When on Vacation
Avoid These 7 Hazardous Behaviors When on Vacation
on April 28, 2015

Who to tell when you travel, who not to tell, why to think twice about valet car parking, and more tips to protect your identity and money.

6 Ways to Save on Trips to Spectacular U.S. National Parks
6 Ways to Save on Trips to Spectacular U.S. National Parks
on April 27, 2015

Here’s how to gain free or discounted admission to U.S. national treasures, and cut down on the lodging and food costs of your trip.

Climate-Friendly Drivers: 10 Things to Know About Electric Cars
Climate-Friendly Drivers: 10 Things to Know About Electric Cars
on April 22, 2015

There are reasons that eco-friendly car buyers are reluctant to plunge into the electric car market. Here is what they need to know.

Want to Save Money? Keep These 4 Emotions or Behaviors in Check
Want to Save Money? Keep These 4 Emotions or Behaviors in Check
on April 21, 2015

When our feelings overtake our rational plans, we make expensive mistakes. Here are some things to watch for so you don’t get derailed.

8 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Tent for Family Camping
8 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Tent for Family Camping
on April 20, 2015

If you want to camp out with the kids, think of your weather conditions, space needs, and any special requirements before buying a tent to fit everyone.

Are Credit Unions the Best Place to Get Credit Cards?
Are Credit Unions the Best Place to Get Credit Cards?
on April 16, 2015

Be sure to include credit unions in your search for new plastic. Here’s why.

Tax Day! How to Get an Extension if You Haven’t Filed
Tax Day! How to Get an Extension if You Haven’t Filed
on April 15, 2015

Even if you have not filed, and you fear you can’t afford your taxes, do yourself a favor and make this one move.

10 Smart Home Upgrades Starting Under $100
10 Smart Home Upgrades Starting Under $100
on April 14, 2015

If you’re receiving a refund from the IRS, here are some good ways to invest it in sprucing up your home.

What Should I Do if I Discover I Have Debt in Collections?
What Should I Do if I Discover I Have Debt in Collections?
on April 13, 2015

If you get a call from a debt collector, don’t panic. Here’s what you need to know to make sure you’re not being scammed and get on top of legitimate debt.

14 Tax Perks for Homeowners
14 Tax Perks for Homeowners
on April 9, 2015

Owning a home, in addition to having the pleasure of a place to live, has significant financial advantages that you should be aware of.

You’re Receiving Free Credit Monitoring! Is That Good?
You’re Receiving Free Credit Monitoring! Is That Good?
on April 7, 2015

While companies are handing out credit monitoring like it’s candy at a parade, consumers often don’t understand what they’re getting.

Best and Worst Things to Buy in April
Best and Worst Things to Buy in April
on April 3, 2015

Watch for deep discounts on winter wear, deals on laptops and food freebies on tax day, but watch out for rising wine prices.

Choosing a College? How to Make it a Sound Investment
Choosing a College? How to Make it a Sound Investment
on April 2, 2015

The most prestigious schools are not necessarily going to lead to higher income, but they likely will lead to larger debt.

E-Wallet Coming of Age: What’s Up With 5 Mobile Payment Apps
E-Wallet Coming of Age: What’s Up With 5 Mobile Payment Apps
on March 31, 2015

Mobile payment apps are beginning to take hold — albeit a little slower than initially expected — and likely to replace credit cards and cash with increased convenience and security. Check out the major players.

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