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This Is the Most Common Investing Mistake

Don't make this investing mistake<p><i>In this series, Tips from the Pros</i>, <i>MONEY taps the collective wisdom of expert financial planners.</i><p>When it comes to …

How to Negotiate the Best Price for a House in 2016

Real estate prices have made a comeback, but look ready to cool off now<p><i>This is the third in a five-part series on ways to prosper in 2016.</i> …

What Is FAFSA and Who Should Fill It Out?

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is the ticket to federal money for college and many other types of scholarships as well.<p>The FAFSA, …

LinkedIn will pay $13M for sending those awful emails

The emails were annoying. They were embarrassing. And now LinkedIn has agreed to resolve a class action lawsuit for sending them in the first …

Best Credit Cards for Travel Rewards

See this year's top picks for frequent fliers and road warriors.<p><b>APR:</b> 16% to 24%<p><b>Annual fee:</b> $0<p><b>Rewards:</b><p>Two miles for every $1 spent on travel and …

9 Store Loyalty Programs That Are Worth It

If you've never taken advantage of store loyalty programs, then it's time to start. If you frequently visit the same stores, then you deserve to be …

Ensuring your retirement savings last as long as you do

<i>I'm retired and have about $800,000 invested in a conservative mix of stocks and bonds. Social Security and pension payments cover my basic expenses, but I'm skittish about the market volatility and would like to have a guaranteed source of income that's not subject to the market's ups and downs.</i> …

Consumers tired of banks not protecting them from debit order fraud

Consumers are fed up with banks allowing unauthorised debit orders from their accounts<p>Since last year, consumers have been complaining about …

Identity Theft

My Credit Score Reached All Time high of 813, Here are the Secrets

Surprise surprise! my FICO score reached an all time high this month. <b>I am now at 813</b>. It’s so satisfying that our personal finance habits, habit of …

12 Money Hacks You Must Learn Now Or Regret It In 20 Years

If you’re a young professional, the lifestyle of your 40s will be dictated by your choices in the coming years, and even in the coming months. They …

Personal Finance

How A Terrible Saver Grew Her Cash Stash

Jaime Smith had drifted into her 40s and realized she had absolutely no savings. The Seattle-based project coordinator for a health insurance company saw that her industry was going through some turbulence and wondered if she should put some money away should she lose her job and fall behind on her …

Retirement

5 Ways to Get Your Credit Score Above 800

<i>By Brian O'Connell</i><br>NEW YORK -- U.S. consumer credit scores are inching upward, and that's good news for the economy with fiscally responsible …

5 Ways to Ensure a High Credit Score

It's a three-digit number that can make you or break you -- it can affect your ability to buy a home, rent an apartment, buy a car, and in some cases …

How to Deal With a Debt Collector (Written by a Former Debt Collector)

Are you receiving phone calls asking for payment on past due accounts? Working with a debt collector can be a simple process. I recently worked as a …

8 Money-Saving Hacks Everyone Should Learn

The quest to save money is a lifelong one. We know the basics—we’ve talked extensively about important financial habits like building an emergency …

Personal Finance

Flying Coach? 5 Tactics for Getting an Upgrade.

Former West Coast Editor<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Crushed knees. Cramped elbows. No room to move. And no food for you! Flying economy class these skimpy days ranks right up there with a root canal without novacaine. Why would you pack yourself in like a sardine if …

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5 Steps to Getting Out of Debt Without Cutting Up Your Credit Cards

Debt is the four-letter word Americans hate to hear. Today, the average American household has debts totaling around $7,200. According to Aimee Picchi on CBS Moneywatch, American household credit card debt is increasing despite the fact that average household earnings have not experienced a similar …

Hipcamp | Airbnb For Camping

Hipcamp is like Airbnb for camping holidays! The new platform makes it easier to discover great places to go camping and get outside. The creators …

Camping

Airfares Will Drop to Record Lows this Fall

A new forecast finds that airfares will drop to a four-year low.<p>A Justice Department investigation into airline collusion, sinking fuel costs and …

7 Ways to Increase Your Credit Score Quickly

Your credit score will determine whether you will get approved for credit cards, auto loans, mortgages, or other loans, as well as impact the …

3 Ways to Strengthen Your Weak or Nonexistent Credit

Here's how to build a strong score.<p>Credit history a little on the feeble side?<p>If you’re new to credit, you might not have enough of a history to get …

How to fly first class for free (or on the cheap)

Most people would like to be part of the 1% — even if it’s only for a few hours of a flight.<p>Some airline passengers go to extraordinary lengths to …

7 Dangerous Credit Card Mistakes You're Making

Consumer credit makes buying the stuff we want and need easy and convenient. Credit can also bail us out of a jam, especially if our emergency funds …

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6 steps to a better credit score

Improving your credit score is one of the best financial moves you can make. Those three little numbers can help you land a cheaper loan, an apartment or even a job.<p>"A good credit score, as you move through life, it can save potentially tens of thousands of dollars," said with Rod Griffin, director …