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The Best Secured Credit Cards

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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.

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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.

8 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Home Inspector

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

How a Sale and Lease-Back Can Help a Homeowner Avoid Foreclosure

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.

8 Things You No Longer Need to Keep in Your Wallet

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?

How Projection Bias Could Be Destroying Your Finances

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

How Paying Attention to Detail Saves Your Finances

One of the easiest ways to keep your finances on the up and up is to simply pay attention.

How to Buy a Campervan and Travel Across the U.S.

Considering a life on the road? This guide will show you how to buy a campervan and travel across the U.S. with it.

11 Open House Etiquette Rules Everyone Should Follow

You may be excited about finding your dream home, but you still need to mind your manners at an open house.

4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Becoming a Caregiver

Caregiving is a wonderful, heartfelt gesture that comes with emotional and financial stress. Make sure you're prepared for all of the challenges it can bring.

This Is How Free Money Management Apps Make Money

Most money management apps are free. How do they earn revenue?

9 Money Questions You Should Be Able to Answer by Age 30

You're turning the big 3-0. Do you have the answers to these all-important money questions?

Need to Sell Your House? Here's How to Let Go

Selling your home is more than just signing on a dotted line. You have to find emotional closure, too.

How to Boost Your Credit Score in Just 30 Days

If a single move could boost your credit score in a matter of weeks, you'd do it right? Here's how disputing incorrect data on your credit report can make a huge difference.

Should You Finance a Tiny Home With a Credit Card?

The relatively low price of tiny homes makes nearly any financing option a possibility, including credit cards. But should you go that route?

How I've Scored Free Travel for 5 Years Straight

I haven't paid for hotels or flights in over five years, and I've traveled all over the world. Here's my secret.

8 Things You Need to Know About Debt Management Plans

Debt management plans can help you work your way out of debt, but they aren't for everyone.