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The Best Secured Credit Cards

If you have no or a bad credit history, getting a secured card could help you build or rebuild your credit score. Find out if one of these cards is right for you.

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.

How to Make Moonshine

Making moonshine is especially easy because running it through a still makes all the delicate balancing of flavors that mark a great beer or wine irrelevant.

The Best Cash Back Credit Cards

If you're responsible with your credit, a rewards credit card can be a nice perk -- free stuff! If you don't want to bother with points programs, choose a cash rewards card.

The Best Travel Reward Credit Cards

Jason's family has been earning free travel for over 20 years. These are his favorite travel rewards cards.

The Best 0% Balance Transfer Credit Cards

If you're fighting to reduce your credit card debt, a balance transfer card can be a powerful tool. Read this list to find the best card for you.

Baby Carrots: The Frugal Idea That Isn't

Think baby carrots are a convenient, cheap snack food? Well, you're right. But baby carrots are, by and large, more expensive than regular carrots.

Banks Can Manipulate Your Transactions, Then Charge You 1750% Overdraft Fee

Learn how your bank's tricky policies can deplete your account.

5 Personal Loan Fees You Should Never, Ever Pay

The whole point of getting a loan is to avoid the high interest rates and added fees of a credit card. So make sure you're avoiding all of that with personal loans, too.

How to Use Financial Anchors to Make Better Money Decisions

Using this mental trick can transform you into a money master.

The Best Credit Cards for Groceries

Food is a huge part of most families' budgets. Maximize your supermarket spending by using one of these great grocery cash-back cards.

8 Vile Craigslist Scams to Watch Out For

Although 99% of the ads on Craigslist are legit, some are designed to scam you. Recognize these eight common Craigslist scams and avoid becoming a mark.

Debit Or Credit? Which One Should You Choose At The Checkout?

Debit or credit? Although the outcome seems the same, it’s a different process with different consequences.

How to Pick a Travel Insurance Policy

Travel insurance can be worth the cost, as long as you pick the right one from a company you trust. Here's how to do that.

How to Maximize Rewards on Everyday Spending

If you're not using your travel or cash back card for certain expenses, you're leaving valuable rewards on the table.

How the Sandwich Generation Can Protect Their Retirement

Being part of the sandwich generation isn't easy, and it can take a real toll on your retirement fund. Here's how to protect it.

The Best and Worst Places to Stash Cash in Your Home

We all agree that a buck has value, it is also a bit vulnerable when not hidden properly. Forget the $3000 hi-tech safe, and stick with these affordable tricks I picked up. Yo

Top 7 Reasons Why I Use My Credit Card for Everything

I charge absolutely everything to my credit card. Everything. Here are the reasons why I am a credit card junkie.

5 Ways Credit Card Rewards Can Cost You Money

Credit card rewards are great when you're rolling in cash back and other major discounts, but beware of the times when they can actually cost you.

The 8 Most Eye-Opening Money Attractions in the U.S.

Make your next vacation money-themed, and check out these eight amazing attractions across the U.S.