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Ask the Readers: Do You Have a Will?

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

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You dream of being debt-free, but is it all it's cracked up to be?

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Believe it or not, you can improve your finances in a big way by making several small money moves.

Ask the Readers: What Are Your Financial Goals For 2019?

Tell us about your financial goals for 2019 and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

How to Sell Your Home When You're Underwater on Your Mortgage

There are ways to sell your home even when you're underwater on your mortgage.

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If you can't stop fighting over money, it might be time to see a marriage counselor.

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Before you add someone to the deed on your home, you should be aware of these five things.

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

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.

Should You Refinance Student Loans With a Balance Transfer Card?

Balance transfer cards promise 0% APR for a limited time, but that doesn't mean they are ideal for student loans.

Debt Collectors Are Calling My Family — Now What?

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Before you sell your home, make sure you know what you have to tell the new owners.

How to Get Rid of Your Credit Card's Annual Fee

Paying an annual fee on your credit card is a pain. Luckily, there might be a way to avoid paying this fee altogether.

5 Financial Accomplishments Millennials Can Be Proud Of

Millennials get a bad rap. Financially speaking, however, they've done some great things.

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Before you hire a home inspector, make sure you get answers to these questions.

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Losing your home to foreclosure is not the only option for struggling homeowners. Here's what you need to know about a short sale lease-back.

4 Ways to Come Clean When You've Been Financially Unfaithful

Admitting your wrongdoings to a partner is hard. Add money to the mix, and that makes things even harder.

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Is your wallet weighing down your pockets? Ditch the old school wallet and go digital.

How to Prepare Your Money for the Coming Economic Slowdown

Experts warn an economic downturn may be on the horizon. Is your money prepared?

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Grocery shopping while hungry is more than just a bad habit. It's wrecking your finances.