09.22.16
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Best Roth IRA Accounts for 2016

A Roth IRA account is a great way to save for retirement. It allows you to pay taxes on contributions rather than distributions, and while

09.16.16
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Best Cheap Car Insurance for Teens for 2016

Car insurance for teens, by definition, isn’t cheap. Little driving experience and a statistically higher chance of accidents makes teens a big risk to insurers.

09.02.16

Personal Finance 101: What Is a Certificate of Deposit?

If you’re looking for a place to stash your money for a longer period of time than a regular checking or savings account, you may

Best Hotel Credit Cards for 2016

The best hotel credit cards have a lot more to offer than just valuable benefits for loyalty members; they can also take the sting out

08.19.16
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Best Savings Account in 2016

Looking for places to grow your money without much risk is difficult these days, but finding the best savings account might be a good place

08.19.16
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The Best High-Interest Savings Accounts Online for 2016

Don’t expect the savings accounts at your brick-and-mortar bank to notice that the Federal Reserve raised interest rates. Rates have been at historic lows for years

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Best Online Stock Trading Brokers for 2016

I’ve had an online stock trading account since I was 13 years old. I’ve used at least a dozen of the best online stock trading

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Best Cash Back Credit Cards for 2016

The best cash back credit cards can help you earn money for purchases you make every day. With cash back cards, you earn a certain

Best Travel Credit Card for 2016

The best travel rewards credit cards can help you save money on airfare, hotels, and general travel. All of the top travel cards we list

Best Airline Credit Cards of 2016

The best airline credit cards help you earn free flights, seat upgrades, and more. If you travel consistently on the same airline, the right airline

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Best Rewards Credit Cards of 2016

We’ve been writing about rewards credit cards for years now because we believe in getting paid back for the money you spend. There are so

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Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards for 2016

Just by coming to this page, you likely have some understanding of balance transfer credit cards. These cards are best for people who have racked

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How Born Spenders Can Become Born-Again Savers

Are you a born spender? Many people are. Recent research shows that it might even be genetic. Still, like many genetic predispositions, just because it’s

06.14.16

Personal Finance 101: What Is a Money Market Account?

If you’ve run across the term “money market account” at your bank, you’ve probably wondered what it means. While it might sound kind of imposing, a

05.29.16
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Best Personal Finance Software

I’m going to let you in on a secret: I used to hate . Every time I felt like I needed a better financial plan,

04.19.16
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20 Key Strategies for Finding Incremental Savings in Your Life

One of my favorite personal finance tactics is to find “incremental savings” in my life and do what it takes to implement them. So what

03.25.16
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The Strategic Splurge: Saving for the Stuff You Really Want

While some people are frugal by necessity, others are frugal by choice. Instead of making careful financial decisions and living within a tight budget just to get

03.13.16
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‘Phantom Savings’ and Other White Lies We Tell Ourselves

When my husband and I decided to remodel our entryway, living room, and family room earlier this year, we found ourselves falling into some ugly,

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