Daryl Paranada

Daryl Paranada

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  1. 5 Steps So You Stop Throwing Away Airline Miles
    Savings

    5 Steps So You Stop Throwing Away Airline Miles

    Master these 5 steps so you stop throwing away airline miles and other travel rewards.
  2. 5 Credit Card Traps That Will Ruin Your Summer Trip
    Credit & Loans

    5 Credit Card Traps That Will Ruin Your Summer Trip

    Summer vacations can be rejuvenating and refreshing, but also costly if you aren’t careful with how you use your credit card.
  3. 10 Surefire Signs You’ll Ruin Your Financial Life and Die ...
    Personal Finance

    10 Surefire Signs You’ll Ruin Your Financial Life and Die ...

    For many Americans, debt is a way of life. Loans allow most Americans to pay for their cars, education, and houses. But how much debt it is too much?
  4. 10 Ways to Save on Air Conditioning Costs
    Personal Finance

    10 Ways to Save on Air Conditioning Costs

    Save on the costs of air conditioning by following these tips.
  5. 10 Reasons Why ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ Will Change the Way ...
    Personal Finance

    10 Reasons Why ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ Will Change the Way ...

    If there was any doubt about the contributions an educated woman can make to society, consider these facts.
  6. Your College Won’t Tell You About These 10 Ways to Get More ...
    Personal Finance

    Your College Won’t Tell You About These 10 Ways to Get More ...

    Thinking about how to pay for college is an important topic that parents and kids should talk about together. With the costs of college rising, sometimes deciding where to go for school is as simple as ...
  7. When Is The Best Time To Book A Cheap Flight?
    Personal Finance

    When Is The Best Time To Book A Cheap Flight?

    Here are 10 tips to help you score the best airfare the next time you fly.
  8. 11 Ways to Save on Hotel Costs
    Savings

    11 Ways to Save on Hotel Costs

    One of the biggest expenses when traveling is lodging. According to the latest data from the Hotel Price Index from Hotels.com, U.S. travelers spent about an average of $174 per night on hotels when traveling ...
  9. 10 Sobering Findings About America’s Financial Literacy
    Personal Finance

    10 Sobering Findings About America’s Financial Literacy

    April is Financial Literacy Month, a time to highlight the importance of financial literacy and encourage Americans to learn and establish healthy financial habits.
  10. Dental Insurance: Is It Worth the Cost?
    Personal Finance

    Dental Insurance: Is It Worth the Cost?

    A trip to the dentist can take a big bite out of your wallet, which is why it’s important for some people to purchase dental insurance. But what if you’re a single person without a need for major dental ...
  11. 10 Money Scams Aimed At Senior Citizens
    Personal Finance

    10 Money Scams Aimed At Senior Citizens

    The older people get, the more vulnerable they become to fraud. Here are 10 scams to watch out for -- with FBI tips on how to avoid becoming a victim.
  12. Guide: How to Save on Expensive Funeral Costs
    Personal Finance

    Guide: How to Save on Expensive Funeral Costs

    According to the National Funeral Directors Association, the median cost of a funeral in 2012 was $7,045.
  13. Five Steps To Retire Debt-Free
    Retirement

    Five Steps To Retire Debt-Free

    Retiring without debt is a worthwhile goal, but a difficult one to achieve. If you're up to the challenge, follow these steps to a debt-free retirement.