Nov. 21, 2017

2017 Holiday Shopping Secrets: 7 hacks to save money on everything you buy — Black Friday and beyond

Black Friday? Cyber Monday? Forget about it — you can pay less for purchases every remaining day of the year with a few genius shopping secrets and tricks to get a deal every time you shop.

Nov. 2, 2017

5 tricks to get paid money for selling your data — since it’s getting sold anyway

Shouldn't you be getting paid for your data if companies are already tracking it?
Oct. 25, 2017

Is the Uber credit card a good deal? Here are the key pros and cons.

How does the new Uber credit card with Visa and Barclays compare to the Chase Sapphire Reserve or Platinum AmEx card? Here are the major pros and cons.
Oct. 19, 2017

The 10 worst states for identity theft and fraud in the United States

Scams, fraud and identity theft are hard to avoid in 2017. Here's how to protect yourself — and a rundown of the worst U.S. states for victims.
Oct. 13, 2017

3 key financial tasks to get done by the end of 2017 — and leave you richer in the new year

Want to get richer and save more money by 2018? Make just a few smart moves with your cash by the end of 2017.
Oct. 5, 2017

A crackdown on payday loans could make them harder to get. Here are smarter ways to secure cash fast

Here's why these short-term loans are almost always a bad idea and what to do instead if you need cash fast.

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Oct. 5, 2017

How to leverage your credit card to improve your credit

Build (or rebuild) your credit portfolio with one simple tool.
Sept. 29, 2017

Scams 2017: 3 sneaky traps scammers are setting right now — via fake email, text or phone call

Phishing scams — in which a hacker tries to get their hands on your personal information — are getting more sophisticated. Here are three big scams to look out for in 2017.
Sept. 27, 2017

Best credit cards 2017: 10 top picks for students, travel, rewards, balance transfers and bad credit

Looking for a new credit card in 2017? Here's how to choose the perfect plastic, whether you want travel rewards, need a good balance transfer option or are a student heading back to school.
Sept. 26, 2017

Equifax stock price: EFX steadies after CEO Richard Smith steps down following data breach

Equifax CEO Smith, who has led the major credit bureau since 2005, retired from his position on Tuesday following a security breach affecting 143 million people.
Sept. 20, 2017

What does the Federal Reserve’s balance sheet announcement mean for you? 3 key Fed meeting takeaways

What is the Fed? What is a balance sheet — and why should you care? If you're confused about the latest Federal Reserve announcement, here's what to focus on.

Sept. 19, 2017

How high does your credit score really need to be?

7 ways good credit can make you richer.
Sept. 12, 2017

Equifax data breach 2017: 3 smart ways to protect your credit and identity right now — and beyond

Equifax data breach got you stressed out? Don't panic. Here's what to do and know if your information was hacked: including the pros and cons of setting up a fraud alert.
Sept. 7, 2017

Equifax Data Leak: How to find out if you’re among the 143 million victims — and protect your credit

Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus, announced an enormous data breach Thursday, with as many as 143 million Americans affected.
Sept. 6, 2017

What’s the best credit card? How to pick one that will boost your credit score and earn you rewards

If credit cards scare you, you're not alone. Here's how to overcome your fears and make the best choice.
Sept. 6, 2017

How choice paralysis can stop you from getting rich — and 5 ways to change that

Overwhelmed by choices? Here are five ways to overcome option overload.

Aug. 31, 2017

Which credit score is most important? Why you have more than one — and how to raise them all.

FICO, VantageScore, Score 8... oh my! This is how to check your most important credit scores, actually understand if they are good or bad, and raise them.
Aug. 22, 2017

Credit card fees are out of control for many Americans: Here’s how to avoid getting ripped off

Credit cards for the 16 million people in the U.S. with bad credit are laden with extra fees — but there's a way to avoid them.
Aug. 18, 2017

Raise your credit score fast with this easy, 5-step checklist

Pro tips for making your credit score shine — no matter how low it is now.
Aug. 3, 2017

Here’s how many couples really fight about money — and how to prevent conflict over finances

Want to stop arguing about money with your girlfriend, boyfriend, husband, wife or partner? Here are 3 key ways to stop.
Aug. 1, 2017

Credit card bill: Do I pay “minimum due,” “current balance” or “balance on last statement”?

Credit card statements can be confusing. Here's the difference between two key numbers.

July 25, 2017

Employees are getting microchips put in their hands at this US company

They cost $300 a piece, but this U.S. company is about to foot the bill for any employee who signs up.
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July 12, 2017

Hackers stole credit card information from Trump hotel guests for the third time in three years

If you stayed at a Trump hotel you may want to check your credit card statement.
July 10, 2017

Amazon Prime Day 2017: 5 secrets to actually getting the best deals and saving money

Best Amazon Prime Day deals seeming elusive? Here is a strategy to maximize bang for your buck.
July 7, 2017

10 genius things to do with $100

Got an extra $100 lying around? Here are 10 clever ways to put your spare cash to use — and invest in your future.
July 6, 2017

Worst scams of 2017: 10 tricks fraudsters are using to dupe you out of your money

Scammers are getting smarter by using new tricks to get you to part with your money and personal information.

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July 2, 2017

Former Fyre Fest exec: We promised people money we didn't have

Fyre’s former CRO said CEO Billy McFarland ordered him to promise festival vendors money that wasn't actually in one of Fyre’s bank accounts.
June 28, 2017

10 easy ways to save $10 every single day: That's an extra $3,650 a year

Saving just $10 a day amounts to thousands of extra dollars you can put toward important financial goals at the end of the year.
June 23, 2017

Best 0% balance transfer credit cards and other smart tricks to saving money while paying off debt

Get rid of debt more easily by getting a 0% balance transfer credit card, trying out new financial management apps, and turning to traditional debt consolidation tactics.
June 20, 2017

Here's why 16 'Orange Is the New Black' characters are in prison

It's hard to keep track of everyone on 'OITNB,' but we've got you covered.