Aug. 18, 2017

A 5-step checklist for raising your credit score

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

Aug. 1, 2017

You might be paying your credit card bill wrong

Credit card statements can be confusing. Here's the difference between two key numbers.
June 14, 2017

A beginner’s guide to maximizing travel points and miles for your next vacation

Follow these tips for a five-star trip on an Airbnb budget.
June 13, 2017

This one big vacation mistake could haunt you long after summer ends

How will you avoid debt, save money and travel-hack your way to an affordable summer vacation? Don't make this error.
June 1, 2017

This is the best rewards credit card for you

Best rewards credit card for you not so obvious? From the Chase Sapphire Reserve to the CapitalOne Venture, here's how to choose the plastic that will pay you back most.
May 17, 2017

Ask these 5 questions before choosing a credit card

Knowing the right questions to ask will help ensure you get the best deal on your next credit card.

May 4, 2017

These are the 7 things you need to keep in your wallet

What should you always (and never) include in your wallet?
May 1, 2017

The 7 best credit cards if you love to travel internationally

Here is how to choose the best credit card for travel reward points, hotels, cheap flights and more.
April 24, 2017

9 things to get rid of to simplify your life — and save money

Never pay for storage again.
April 21, 2017

5 credit card mistakes you're making... without even realizing it

Being smart about using your credit cards can help you reap real financial rewards.
April 20, 2017

Here are the best credit cards if you're broke

Here are the best credit cards if you have a low credit score, carry a balance or are generally afraid of credit cards.

April 19, 2017

Should you get a cashback credit card or one that earns travel points?

These are the top rated cash back and travel points cards.
April 5, 2017

3 secrets to smart credit card use in 2017

Find the best credit card, raise your credit score, try a balance transfer and make other smart moves given rising interest rates.
March 27, 2017

Here's the secret to paying way less for an awesome credit card

Reduce or eliminate your annual credit card fee with just one phone call; a new poll shows it is easier than you'd expect.
March 14, 2017

This one change in how you buy big-ticket items will make you richer

Don't fall into the monthly payment trap. Find out how you can get sucked into this trap and what you can do to avoid it.
March 7, 2017

3 surprising ways you can get a higher credit score

How to build credit history and get your score above 600 or 700, without ever using plastic

March 6, 2017

This big shopping mistake is costing you money

This is the secret to saving money by spending less of it every day.
March 2, 2017

5 money-saving reasons to pick up the phone right now

You don't have to be a miser to save money. Sometimes you can get more for less with a simple phone call.
Feb. 28, 2017

3 ways to save money in 3 minutes — or less

Saving money doesn't have to be a time suck.
Feb. 21, 2017

These 3 popular money wisdoms are actually just myths

Don't fall into the trap of believing these money myths.
Dec. 21, 2016

'Tis the season for fraud — how to keep your credit card secure for the holidays

Five ways mobile wallets can help you safeguard your data and accounts

Oct. 21, 2016

Here's how to protect yourself from identity theft

How to keep your personal and financial information safe.
Sept. 28, 2016

How to save $100 on your social life this month

Free food, cheap drinks, concerts, museums and more.
Sept. 23, 2016

Chase's viral new credit card is expensive — and addictive.

Check the internet and these cards are everywhere. Here's why that's a problem.
Sept. 8, 2016

Wells Fargo gets a record-setting fine for roping customers into fake accounts

The bank allegedly set up hundreds of thousands of accounts without customers' permission.
Aug. 15, 2016

Credit Card Use Is Up, Just Not Among Millennials. Here's Why That's a Problem.

Credit card use is starting to creep up, but not for millennials.

July 25, 2016

What is a 'Good' Credit Score, Exactly?

Getting an "excellent" score is not as tricky as you'd think.
July 22, 2016

These 5 U.S. Cities Have Weirdly Better Credit Than You'd Expect

...for pretty surprising reasons.
July 21, 2016

If You Can Answer These 5 Questions, You Know More About Money than Most Americans

Take the quiz to see how your financial knowledge stacks up!
July 18, 2016

The Low-Drama Guide to Improving Your Credit Score

These smart moves can help bump your credit.