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$2 Cases, $4 Lightning Cables, and More Amazing iPhone Deals From Anker

To celebrate the release of new iPhones, Anker is offering some truly insane deals on cases, chargers, and more. I’d expect a lot of these to sell …

Tech Trends

Practice Frugality to Boost Creativity, Not Just to Save Money

“Why go to all that trouble when you can just buy [X]?” It’s such a common refrain when it comes to money-saving tricks, most of us assume it’s …

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• Go to permalink<p>With so many dealerships to choose from, it can be difficult to decide where to spend your energy. There are many good dealers who …

The Complete Guide to Refinancing Your Student Loans

What if there was a way to cut the cost of your outrageously priced student loan? That’s what refinancing promises: ideally, you save thousands of …

This Family Budgeting Calculator Estimates Living Costs Around the U.S.

It’s already difficult to figure out how to budget for a family, but when you add in the fact that things don’t cost the same everywhere, it gets …

How to Save for Retirement While Getting Out of Debt

We all want to reach a point where we don’t have to work for a living. We’d like to relax and enjoy life without any financial stress. Of course, …

What To Do When Debt Collectors Start Calling

If you’re in debt, chances are debt collectors will find you. That’s their job, after all. And when your financial past comes back to haunt you, it …

Balance Your Financial Life With the Three Prongs of Wealth

Having a budget is great, but it’s not the total package if your goal is to build your net worth. In the long run, there are three key areas that …

Wrong Ways Consumers Choose to Pay off Credit Card Debt

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Paying down mounting credit card debt is not an easy task, but consumers should avoid taking on additional debt or other …

Personal Finance

The Zebra Quickly Compares Car Insurance Rates from Over 200 Insurers

The average person could save $368 on car insurance, but you have to shop around to do that. The Zebra makes it super simple to find a better …

Favado Can Save You 30-70% on Groceries by Showing You the Best Deals

Android/iOS: Trimming your grocery bill is one of the simplest ways to save money, but hunting for deals and clipping coupons is a chore. Enter …

The "Cash Back" Apps That Can Actually Save You Money When Shopping

Over the past couple years, tons of apps have popped up promising you cash back on everything you buy—but half of them are more of a pain in the ass …

Start the Money Conversation with Your Partner with These Questions

Finances can be a huge problem point in relationships, but opening up the dialogue about spending is one of the best things you can do. The Wall …

The Best Financial Plan is the One That Motivates You to Take Action

Whenever we talk about making financial choices, everyone thinks there’s a “correct” answer. And, mathematically, there may be. But no matter what …

The Many Ways Retailers Use Coupons to Trick You Into Spending More

The thrill of scoring a killer deal can often blind us to the actual math of the situation. Here are some ways retailers and brands leverage coupons …

When You Pay Less Than Full Price for Something, Save the Difference

Everyone appreciates a good bargain. It always feels good to pay less for something. But to make a good deal really worthwhile, consider actually …

How to See the Info Consumer Reporting Agencies Have Collected on You

When you apply for a job, auto insurance, life insurance, a bank account, or even set up your electric bill, chances are the company you're talking …

Most Popular Price Tracking Tool: CamelCamelCamel

Figuring out the best time to buy something requires constant watch over ever-fluctuating online prices, and some knowledge of how prices have …

The Types of Items that Amazon Prices Lower than Walmart

The debate over "Who is cheaper, Amazon or Walmart?" has been raging for years. Amazon strategically prices certain items cheaper than Walmart to …

Put Your Tax Refund Toward Debt (or Other Financial Goals)

A tax refund isn't free money; in most case you simply paid too much in withholdings. If you remember that your refund is income that could have gone …

Remove "Authorized User" Negative Ratings from Your Credit Report

If you share a credit card with someone, they'll have to add you as an authorized user. However, if the primary cardholder doesn't pay the bills, …

The Biggest Tax Law Changes You Need to Know About This Year

The Affordable Care Act is the granddaddy of tax law changes this year. In fact, it's the largest single change to the tax code in 20 years. It's a …

Which Debt Repayment Plan Worked Best For You?

Paying off debt is a huge win. Huge, but not easy. The key to making it work? Devising a strategy that works with your habits. We want to know which …

How Removing an Authorized User Affects Their Credit Score

One simple way to help someone build credit is to add them to your credit card as an authorized user. This has no direct impact on your own credit, …

Extended Student Loan Plans Can Save on Interest, If You Overpay

It's always better to pay off your loans sooner rather than later. However, when you're getting student loans, extended loan payment plans may be …

The Most Common Types of Debt and How to Tackle Them

Accumulating debt may seem like falling into a steep ravine and trying to climb out with nothing to hold on to. But there are some resources and …

How to Build an Easy, Beginner “Set and Forget” Investment Portfolio

Many people don’t invest because it seems overly complicated. But if you want to build wealth, investing now is the easiest way to do so—and <i>anyone</i> …

Conquer Your Debt with the Blizzard Payment Method

You've probably heard of the debt snowball system and the debt avalanche system—also known as stacking—but the blizzard method combines the best of …

Plan Faster Meals, Not Just Cheap Ones, to Save Money While Cooking

Cooking at home can save you plenty of money over eating out. If you're trying to break the fast food habit, though, plan the meals that don't take …

How Being Too Open About Money Can Backfire

When something is considered taboo, it's hard to learn much about it. Money is a good example of this, and discussing it more openly is a good thing. …