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  1. Airbnb Or Hotel: Which Is Better For New York City Visitors?

    Airbnb can make a trip to an expensive city like New York more affordable. Here are the pros and cons of Airbnb vs. hotels.
  2. What Are Your Financial Resolutions For 2015?

    The end of a year evokes the inclination to look back, reflect, and resolve to make positive changes, like getting the finances ...
  3. What Are Your New Year’s Financial Habits?

    By focusing on habits, you will adopt simple, sustainable behaviors that will put you on the path to achieving bigger and ...
  4. Taking Smaller And More Manageable Resolutions

    Something you can do for your savings and investing resolutions this year is to rely on tools already available at your workplace ...
  5. How Do Americans Keep Minimizing Their Net Worth?

    It can be great to live in the moment, but the actions and decisions you make now can greatly impact your sense of financial ...
  6. Why You Should Start Investing Early?

    You need to be patient, diligent and perseverant to be successful at investing, but more importantly, you need to start early. ...
  7. How Weak Oil Prices Affect Airline Profits

    Oil prices are a bit like the weather. This is an opportunity for airlines to invest the higher revenue back into the business.
  8. Find The Best Personal Finance Software

    Should you pay for personal finance software or get it free? The best program for you depends on your needs and how private ...
  9. CapitalOne Quicksilver Vs. Citi Double Cash

    One offers higher rewards; the other has good rewards and is better if you travel and more generous on cash advances. Choose ...
  10. Mint.com: Top Free Tools To Track Your Money

    This website offers free tools and helpful videos for those needing to keep good track of their finances
  11. Planning Ahead for 2015's Tax Law Changes

    Increased 401(k) limits can help savers put away more money for retirement in 2015—but some new restrictions are coming for ...
  12. ShopRite: Supermarket Model for Modern Shoppers?

    ShopRite is a supermarket model that stands out amid the everyday, widespread, corporate-controlled supermarket chains. But ...
  13. Money-Saving Tax Breaks For College Grads

    Even if you graduate from college with a heavy debt load – especially if you do – use these tax benefits to ease your transition ...
  14. Who are the best-rated auto insurance companies in the US?

    Learn which U.S. auto insurance companies have the best consumer ratings and who is eligible to purchase auto insurance from ...
  15. What Canadian banks offer the best savings accounts?

    Learn about different savings accounts in Canada. Explore different interest rates and fees as well as accounts that are ...
  16. What US banks offer the best savings accounts?

    Explore the best savings accounts offered by national banks comparing annual yield and other factors. Learn why the highest-yield ...
  17. How Much Do You Know About College Savings Plans?

    Despite the popularity of the tax-advantaged college-savings vehicle, certain aspects are still misunderstood. Check your ...
  18. What are the pros and cons of digital gift cards (e-gift cards)?

    Examine the pros and cons of gift cards. Learn about protection in case of loss, monitoring spending by teens and wasted ...
  19. What US banks offer free checking accounts?

    Quit wasting money on monthly fees associated with your checking account and get a free checking account from reputable national ...
  20. What's a Trust Fund?

    A trust fund is a fund comprised of a variety of assets, established by a grantor, to provide financial security to an individual, ...
  21. Failing To Build Wealth Despite Making Big Bucks?

    Lifestyle inflation occurs when 'you earn more, you spend more', and your spending ends up matching your earnings. Thus, ...
  22. Are Financial Worries Affecting Your Work?

    Financial worries can make employees less productive at work. As a result, the employee was no longer producing quality work ...
  23. How does a cost of living adjustment (COLA) affect my salary?

    Learn how employers add cost of living adjustments to workers' salaries to offset the effects of inflation or to aid in a ...
  24. What qualifies as "goods" in cost of goods sold (COGS)?

    Learn what qualifies as "goods" in cost of goods sold, or COGS, so you can keep an accurate record for your business' income ...
  25. What's Your Idea Of Budgeting?

    Is your idea of a budget simply spending till your checking account is nearly empty? Or worse, till your credit limit is ...
  26. How Long Will Lower Energy Prices Last?

    Gasoline prices have been dropping lately after holding fairly steady for a year or so, following world oil prices.
  27. Giving Financial Thanks In Thanksgiving Day

    A new poll finds in what financial tools Americans are most thankful for -- both sexes say the product they value most is ...
  28. 5 (Not-So-Extreme) Coupon-Saving Strategies

    Why pay full price when you can get it for less with a coupon? Use these tips to save on shopping big time.
  29. 8 Quick-Cash Alternatives To Credit Card Advances

    Sometimes you can find a better deal than a cash advance – but some alternatives are even more pricey. Where to find the ...
  30. Before You Take That Cash Advance

    Understand who benefits most from cash advances – and when it might make sense to get one.
  31. What causes negative inflation or deflation?

    Find out what deflation is, what causes it, how it hurts the economy and how it can lead to a worsening cycle of deflation ...
  32. How can inflation be good for the economy?

    Find out why some economists and public policy makers believe that inflation is a good, or even necessary, phenomenon to ...
  33. What causes inflation, and does anyone gain from it?

    Learn how inflation affects what you pay for everyday items. Natural disasters, consumer confidence and corporate decisions ...
  34. What's the difference between a balance transfer and a cash advance?

    Learn how balance transfers and cash advances differ, how these transactions can both benefit and hurt your finances, and ...
  35. Steer Clear of Over-Priced Gap Insurance Providers

    Major insurers will generally give you a better deal on gap insurance than a car dealership. But watch for gaps in gap coverage. ...
  36. Define Your Retirement

    Define your retirement and anticipate, how much annual income you may need to support the lifestyle you want.
  37. Investing With Purpose: Target Date Funds

    Saving for retirement with a target date fund gives you a straightforward goal: retirement income that will last as long ...
  38. How To Avoid Retirement Sticker Shock

    Sticker shock, the realization that the cost of an item exceeds your ability to pay, is not the feeling you want to have ...
  39. What transactions cannot be made using prepaid credit cards?

    Find out about the transactions that are restricted when you use a prepaid credit card, and find out about other ways to ...
  40. What is the difference between an in-store and an online payday loan?

    Learn important differences between online and in-store payday loan companies. Explore different charges made by companies ...
  41. Why are EMV cards more secure than traditional debit and credit cards?

    Learn about EMV chip technology for debit and credit cards. Explore different transactions where EMV chips making paying ...
  42. Can I use a prepaid credit card to pay bills or to transfer money to other accounts?

    Learn how prepaid credit cards enable convenient bill payments and transfers. Explore different fees charged for such transactions.
  43. What’s the difference between overdraft protection and overdraft settings?

    Learn what overdraft settings are, how they impact your relationship with your bank and how they govern the overdraft protections ...
  44. How can I avoid paying unnecessary credit card fees?

    Examine different strategies for reducing fees on credit cards. Learn about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and ...
  45. What are the different types of annual percentage ratings (APR)?

    Learn the differences between annual percentage rate, annual percentage yield and effective annual rate to compare interest ...
  46. What are some examples of common credit card reward program benefits?

    Learn about different benefits available to credit card holders including cash back, air travel miles, introductory rates, ...
  47. What are some examples of overdraft protection?

    Establish overdraft protection plans to ensure that your bills are paid on time. Use overdraft protection carefully to avoid ...
  48. Decoding The Real Cost Of College

    How you can help yourself (and your child) prepare for and manage the cost of college.
  49. How Online Banking Evolved Into A Financial Tool

    While today’s online banking is filled with amazing innovations, there was once a time when all banking was conducted at ...
  50. 8 Ways To Save Up $1,000 Before Black Friday

    Waiting for Black Friday deals and sales, but you haven’t saved enough? Here, we show you 8 ways to save an entire $1,00 ...
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  1. 5 Ways To Make Your Home Remodels Pay Off

    Here are five ways to make your home renovation worth the money and effort you put into it.
  2. Differences Between Private Foundations And Public Charities

    Here's a look at the differences between these types of charitable organizations.
  3. How To Monetize Your YouTube Channel

    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
  4. The World's Most Valuable Private Companies

    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
  5. Is Cyber Monday The New Black Friday?

    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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