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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.
Jenny Hart
1.31.19
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Tackling Your Taxes Early Isn't Just a Good Idea—It Saves Money Too

So taxes aren’t your idea of fun. That’s still no reason to put off filing—which will save you money and minimize tax-time terror.
Amanda Bert
1.29.19
money brain

Never Get Charged for a “Free” Trial Again

It’s easy to forget to cancel a free trial and wind up paying for a subscription service you don't really want. Here are five ways to make sure that never, ever happens to you again.
Molly Kay
1.28.19
Free

How to Achieve Your Financial Goals—Even When Your Motivation Runs Low

Smash your money goals without giving up your lattes by spending intentionally, finding smart ways to save, and boosting your income.
Amanda Bert
1.16.19
Free

Suddenly Making Less Money May Increase Your Risk of Heart Disease—and Death

Losing your job can feel like a death sentence. New research shows the scary way that might actually be true.
Melissa Kravitz
1.7.19
money brain

Growing Up Poor Taught Me How to Budget

My childhood experience with poverty may have ruined my credit, but it also gave me the power to survive my past.
Ayesha Cording
12.12.18
money brain

Don’t Buy This: DIY Your Christmas Tree

You don’t have to buy a tree to get in on the holiday spirit. Here are 10 cute, inexpensive alternatives for anyone short on space, time or cash this year.
Kelley MacDonald
12.11.18
Free

25 Reasons to Skip Christmas Gifts This Year

Need a good excuse to opt out of the annual spend-a-thon? Here are a few dozen, plus change.
FREE Staff
12.5.18
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Don't Buy This: Make Your Own Face Mask for $3 or Less

You can make a face mask or scrub with as few as two ingredients for a fraction of the price of store-bought products. Here are six recipes you can whip up at home on the cheap.
Kelley MacDonald
11.29.18
Millennials

Dear Millennials, Stop Being Bad Tippers

Know when to share cupcakes, and when to graciously gift some extra cash.
Melissa Kravitz
11.21.18
money brain

How One-Way Friendships Leave You Broke

It’s fine to splurge on friends or to help when they’re in need but not if it puts you in a bind or it’s a sign of a bigger problem with your friendship.
Julien Saunders
11.9.18
money brain

Most Money Advice Is Worthless When You’re Poor

Savings tips are classist garbage and belong in the trash.
Talia Jane
11.8.18
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