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5.24.19

Millennials Are Taking on Credit Card Debt Because We Can’t Afford Necessities

A new report has more bad news for young people.

2.21.19

Elizabeth Warren Saw the Millennial Debt Nightmare Coming

Now she's explaining what to do about a broken system.

2.4.19

The Cheapskate's Guide to Maxing Out Credit Card Rewards

Credit card companies are quietly lowering signup bonuses and eliminating perks. Here’s everything you need to know about the changes so you can keep the freebies coming without spending a fortune.

1.14.19

How Banks and Lenders Are Helping Workers Affected by the Government Shutdown

Many federal workers aren't getting paid. Here’s how some banks, credit unions, and other financial institutions are helping them out.

1.11.19

I Haven’t Paid for a Flight in Three Years Thanks to Credit Card Points

Yes, I’m gaming the credit card reward system. Here’s how you can too.

1.9.19

Debt Is a Monster That Steals Your Happiness

Your credit card debt is worse for you than your divorce.

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1.4.19

How to Do a Zero Dollar Day—And Why You’ll Want to Try It

Drop your spending to nothing to find out where your money actually goes and start taking control of your finances.

1.3.19

25 Things You Never Need to Buy

Easy ways to save money, be kinder to the environment, and be a smarter consumer all year long.

11.16.18

Black Friday Special: 11 Ways to Find Inner Calm on the Biggest Shopping Day of the Year

Make Black Friday your own with these totally free ideas for how to spend the day without an iota of buyers' remorse.

10.24.18

How to String Together Free Trials for More Than a Year

From free food to free rides, trials from HBO, are the broke person’s ticket to enjoying

9.27.18

I've Saved Thousands of Dollars Using These Travel Hacks

It’s taken me 32 years of traveling to curate these money-saving travel hacks most people never consider.

9.19.18

How Not to Use a Credit Card

How much you charge and how vigilant you are about paying your bill can affect everything from whether a landlord will rent to you to how much interest you’ll owe in the future.

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