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5 Tips for Avoiding Credit Card Debt This Season

It might be the most wonderful time of year, but financially speaking, it could feel more like a nightmare.

Eight Urban Myths of Personal Finance

While most urban legends are fun, harmless stories, falling for the most popular personal finance myths can wreak some havoc on your savings and retirement goals.

6 Tips for Smart Holiday Shopping

If you’re partaking in the holiday shopping madness, be prepared for a head-on collision with temptation as stores gear up to meet their year-end goals and clear out merchandise.

Hidden Hazards of Using a Reloadable Debit Card

If you opt for using reloadable debit cards over the more traditional checking accounts or credit cards, you might be opening yourself up to some potentially expensive risks.

What to Buy at Dollar Stores for the Holidays

While the local Dollar Store might not be your first thought when it comes to holiday shopping, they actually offer quite a few items that can save you big money.

Three Retirement Rules of Thumb

Because everyone’s financial situations are different, blindly following general strategies can sometimes be detrimental to your earnings potential.

A Beginner’s Guide to Taxes When You’re Married

Taxes are confusing enough, but add in a new marriage, and your first foray into a joint filing can end up being a costly mess.

Best and Worst Buys in November

While most think Black Friday is the only shopping day they’ll be able to find significant markdowns, retailers are already incentivizing consumers by slashing prices.

How to Save Money on Holiday Road Trips

Holidays often mean road trips to visit far away family and friends, and between gas, travel time and hotel stays, these extra costs can be a huge hit to your wallet.