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A-la-Carte Cable TV Is Basically Here (It’s Just Not on Cable)

When you dive into a frugal lifestyle, you can feel like a pariah for even owning a TV. “I don’t own a television” is the

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10 Ways Millennials Are Able to Save Money

As a ‘millennial,’ I constantly find myself on the receiving end of financial advice that’s either way over my head (tax-loss harvesting?) or seemingly impossible (how

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Where to Find Free Wi-Fi in Any Neighborhood

Here are 12 businesses I look for in any neighborhood when I need free Wi-Fi to surf the Web or access something online. This additional service is

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Budgeting Software Showdown: Alternatives to

Since its founding in 2006, has grown from a small financial startup into a formidable personal finance tool with more than 15 million users.


The Best Price Trackers to Beat Black Friday

Every year, throngs of shoppers flood the nation’s leading retailers on the day after Thanksgiving, eager to seize their deeply discounted Black Friday haul. And

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TradeKing Review: Can a Discount Broker Meet Your Investing Needs?

TradeKing is a discount online financial trading platform. Why “discount”? As you’ll see below, its fees are lower than those of many other online brokers.

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How My Cheese Addiction Taught Me to Automate My Savings

I wouldn’t consider myself an overly indulgent person. I generally eat two well­-balanced meals a day. I don’t drink very often and I walk a

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Why a Leased Smartphone Is a Dumbphone

If you find yourself itching to have the latest gadget, take comfort knowing you’re not alone. Roughly half of Americans cut back on other expenses

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EMV Credit Cards Are Coming: Here’s What You Should Know

Using a credit card is one of the safest and most convenient ways to pay for products and services. Not only do most credit purchases

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Robinhood Review: Free Is the New $7 Stock Trade

Did you ever think you could trade stocks for free? Before the dawn of the Internet, it might have cost $50 or $100 to trade a

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Fed Up With Verizon and AT&T? Try One of These Cheap Cell Phone Plans Instead

Are you starting to despise your Verizon Wireless cellphone bill? If so, you’re probably not alone. According to CBS News, the average Verizon phone bill surged

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21 Best Small Business Apps

When you run a small business, you’re pulled in several directions every day. If the demands on your time feel overwhelming, take heart: There are

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How to Avoid Getting Cut by the Cutting Edge

When I graduated from college in 2002, smartphones were just beginning to become popular. There were several different types floating around out there, most with

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Best Apps to Send Money

If you’ve ever wasted your breath on the phrase, “The check is in the mail,” now’s the time to stop: Several apps allow you to

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The Illusion of ‘Winners’ and ‘Losers’ When Buying Stuff

Back in my “big spending” days, one of the most powerful ideas that constantly ran through my head was the idea that if someone else

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Beyond eBay: Six Better Ways to Buy, Sell, and Trade Stuff Online

Are you tired of the mountains of clutter around your home? Are you overwhelmed by your own “stuff?” Do you have so many belongings that you


Ally Bank Review

As traditional banks struggle with customer frustration over hidden fees and insultingly low interest rates, Ally Bank has positioned itself as the antidote to these

What Is Private Browsing, and Can it Protect You Online?

It’s next to impossible to use the Internet without leaving a digital footprint of some kind, but private browsing can offer you some protection from

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