April 24, 2018

Digit’s new feature can help you pay off your credit card balance — but is it worth the monthly fee?

Digit, which tracks your spending to help you save money, is rolling out a new product to help customers pay off their credit cards.

March 29, 2018

Credit card purchases will no longer require signatures — here’s how to keep your money safe

Credit card transactions may become a little faster on April 1, when brands stop requiring signatures whenever you swipe your card.
March 21, 2018

Fed interest rate hike: Who should care — and 5 more answers on how higher rates affect your money

The Federal Reserve just made it harder to find the best mortgage and credit card rates — but getting a higher-paying savings account should be easier if you know where to look.
Feb. 26, 2018

Get richer in 2018 with these 3 credit power moves

Open the best credit card in 2018 and increase cash back and money saved, by playing hardball with credit bureaus like Equifax and bargaining with card companies for better rates, points and rewards.
Feb. 16, 2018

Have fun with your money: 5 ways to make $100 feel like a million bucks

You don't have to be rich to feel like a millionaire. Here's how to make money go further toward making you happy.
Jan. 29, 2018

How I found an extra $1,000 hidden in my budget

To save more money in 2018, I sat down and figured out where most of my money was going — to Uber and Seamless.

Dec. 22, 2017

The 17 biggest money lessons of 2017 to end up richer and wiser — and ready for 2018

As 2017 turns into 2018, here are the most important financial and career lessons of the last year to take with you into a smarter, richer, happier, better future.
Dec. 13, 2017

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates. Here’s what that means for you.

The Federal Reserve just voted to hike interest rates. Here is how Wednesday's Fed decision affects job hunters, savers, borrowers and the economy.
Dec. 11, 2017

3 sneaky scams to beware during the 2017 holiday season

Bitcoin scams, IRS or tax scams, PayPal scams... and that’s not all! Here are three major types of scams to be on high alert for during the 2017 holiday season — online, by phone or by email.
Dec. 5, 2017

Credit card payment pain? Pros and cons of store cards from Walmart, Amazon, Costco, TJX and more

What is the best store credit card? Are they good value? What to know on the Amazon Prime card, as well as those from Walmart, Target, Gap, Macy's, TJ Maxx, Costco, Best Buy, Home Depot and JCPenney.
Dec. 1, 2017

New credit card? To avoid payment drama, make this one crucial move when you open an account.

Watch out for this sneaky fine print that limits your consumer rights.

Nov. 21, 2017

2017 Holiday Shopping Secrets: 7 hacks to save money on everything you buy, every time

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.