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Become a smart money manager, eliminate debt, save more, and maximize your dollars with these simple personal finance hacks. It's easier than you think!

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As a credit card tailored to people with bad credit, the First Premier Bank Mastercard has several glaring issues that make it overwhelmingly difficult to repair bad credit....

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The first credit card from Uber is well worth your attention. The Uber Visa offers high rewards for Uber-travel and entertainment spending. If you're an avid Uber user...

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You'll get more cash back in your wallet with the Blue Cash Everyday Card if you spend a lot on groceries and gas. The Quicksilver card's 1.5% cash...

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Your credit habits could be having a negative effect on your entire life. Find out which behaviors are dragging down your credit score, keeping you in debt, and...

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Bank of America does not offer personal loans. Instead, it provides financing for buying a home, a car, or starting a business. You can also find lots of...

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Chase Freedom Unlimited wins out against the Discover it Cash Back card due to its simplicity. You'll earn 1.5% cash back on every purchase, plus you'll earn a...

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Are you between the NHL Discover it credit card and USAA's Preferred Cash Rewards Visa one? This guide will help you decide which one is right for you.

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Rent-A-Center's rent-to-own business model lets you walk away with a big ticket item with little cash down. But renting comes with a great financial cost. Read this in-depth...

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Learn how to protect your identity and everything else you need to know about how TransUnion credit monitoring works in this comprehensive review.

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When you need emergency cash, taking out a cash advance can be a cheaper alternative to payday loans. These credit cards offer low or no cash advance fees,...

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Learn all about the Capital One QuicksilverOne Cash Rewards credit card and the Credit One Cash Rewards Visa card. Compare the good and bad features of these two...

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If you want to avoid high-interest payments on credit cards, you can consolidate your debt through a personal loan from Best Egg. Learn about who best qualifies for...

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If you're considering a Synchrony Store Credit Card but need to learn the pros and cons it's all here. You'll get all the information you need to choose...

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Are you looking to get rewards for your regular grocery shopping. Check out the best rewards credit cards for groceries in this comprehensive guide.

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If you spend a lot of money on dining out and groceries, we recommend the Capital One Savor card over the Discover it Chrome because of its high...

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A lot of credit cards don't have annual fees, but not all are created equal. Here's what you need to know in order to find the best credit...

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An excellent credit score gives you options for credit cards. With our expert guide, choose wisely so that you can make the most of those coveted travel and...

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Learn about two cards that can help you establish or rebuild your credit. Discover how to use the Cap One Secured card and OpenSky Secured Visa as tools...

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When you're looking for the funds to make ends meet, being denied for a personal loan is not the end of the world. Here are eight things to...

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For those who fly frequently with Delta, their Gold Skymiles card offers plenty of perks. Learn more about it, and whether it's worth applying for.

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Searching for a new credit card doesn't need to be a headache. With these quick and smart tips, we'll help you narrow your search to the features and...

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Discover the 10 money mistakes that 30-year-olds make and follow our guide to avoid these common personal finance pitfalls while saving cash and increasing your wealth.

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Food is an integral part of American society. We make memories at the dinner table. We fall in love over a cup of coffee. And we spend a...

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In the age of social media, there's not much that people don't share. We examined over 2 million Instagram posts and tweets to see who's #broke and why.

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Ready to earn miles and fly for free? Don't limit yourself to airline credit cards—other cards may offer faster, more flexible awards. Here are our 5 favorite air...

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If you're a frequent traveler who prefers to stay at Hilton hotels and resorts, the Hilton Honors Surpass card has a lot to offer. Enjoy Gold status, amazing...

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The battle of the cash-back rewards cards starring Discover it and the Wells Fargo Propel American Express card. Which one is the best bang for your buck? Which...

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You'd be far better off with a cash-back or rewards card than a store-branded one like the BP Visa. Find out when this fuel rewards credit card might...

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Experience less pain at the pump when you apply for one of these credit cards with gas station rewards programs.

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Looking for a new bank (in Michigan)? You might want to check out Chemical Bank, a no-frills, budget-friendly bank that is perfect for local communities in Michigan.

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Earning a six-figure salary is easier than it has ever been. You don't have to be a genius or a marketing savant to figure out. Just follow these...

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Liberty Tax Services is one of the largest tax preparation franchises in the country. The company offers great customer service and high refund amounts, with money-back guarantees to...

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Bank of America pulls ahead of Chase in terms of credit cards with their Preferred Rewards program. As your balances get higher the cash back and reward bonuses...

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If you'd like to let us know about your experience with Creditloan, send us a video testimonial.

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If you're tech savvy or open to online banking, check out Capital One 360. It doesn't charge maintenance fees, there's no monthly account minimum, plus you'll earn a...

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Capital One and Bank of America both offer competitive credit cards for a variety of consumers — whether it be the high-end traveler or low-score credit builder. Check...

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It's not easy to come face to face with unexpected bills, but with planning and tips for getting you out of a financial bind, you can lessen the...

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Find unclaimed money, funds, and property by following this simple step-by-step guide. Learn if your state or the federal government owes you money and how to claim it.

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Bad credit makes qualifying for a loan difficult, but not impossible. Discover 9 lenders out there willing to help consumers with less than excellent credit, and why they...

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Is it worth it to become an Equifax member? That depends on where you are financially. Whether you're in debt now and trying to dig out or if...

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Just as important as getting a great college education is establishing a solid financial strategy early and picking the right credit card for your campus needs. This comparison...

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The complete review for the Bluebird by American Express prepaid card is here! Learn about why it boasts being free of fees, and how it can help you...

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The world of credit can seem scary, but if used smartly and responsibly, it can lay the foundation for your future. With this 101 guide, learn the ins-and-outs...

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They lost their millions due to overspending, legal trouble, or poor choices. But we can learn from their financial mistakes.

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Everyone knows that a college degree promises more money and success, but is it really worth the cost? Let's take a look at the numbers, and how people...

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A bad credit score is a reality for millions of Americans. With this ultimate credit card guide, find everything you might need to build (or rebuild) your credit...

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The Barclaycard CashForward World Mastercard might not be a good travel companion, but it's a strong cash-back option for your wallet. Learn the ins-and-outs of the card with...

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FreeTaxUSA offers a simple and remarkably cheap way to file even complicated tax returns. But is it worth your time? Read our review and to learn how to...

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We put Blue Cash Everyday up against Chase Slate to see which card came out on top. There was no question. Read this in-depth comparison review to see...

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If you love to travel, a hotel credit card can help you earn free nights and other travel perks. Here are the 5 best credit cards for hotels.

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If you're searching for a student credit card, look no further. Here, we'll explain the pros and cons of the best credit cards for students, so you can...

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You might think the smartest and fastest way to fine a credit card is just jumping in. Hold up! The key to any credit card search is your...

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Living paycheck to paycheck is a less than ideal lifestyle. Here are 8 genius ways you can spend less than you earn (and make more) and find yourself...

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Becoming a parent for the first time is an emotional journey. With great joy comes great financial responsibility. Don't let this time of your life be overshadowed with...

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If you're a frequent Delta flyer, you may be wondering if the Delta Reserve credit card is right for you. We're not so sure. Here's what you need...

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A low credit score can cost you thousands of dollars if you let it fester. In this guide, learn how to compare and find the best low-score credit...

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We've sifted through the murky details and highlighted the costly mistakes you should avoid when comparing credit cards.

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MyFedLoan is one of the biggest companies managing billing and customer service for federal student loans. Find out whether it pays to keep your loan with MyFedLoan or...

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The right family credit card can be a make or break decision for many families, regardless of their income and budget. Check out this guide to find the...

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The Barclay Visa with Apple Rewards can help make paying off a large Apple purchase much easier, thanks to 0% financing. But beware of the deferred interest if...

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Having the right kind of credit card can give a single person twice the support when it comes to making a purchase. This guide will show you how...

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If you are a regular at the Hilton, you've probably already heard of the Hilton Honors Card. Here, we'll give you the details you may not have heard....

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If you love shopping at Macy's, pick up your prescriptions at Rite Aid, and fill up your gas tank at Exxon/Mobil, then the Plenti Credit Card from Amex...

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If you are a frequent traveler and looking for an all-purpose rewards charge card, the Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express can help you amass valuable American...

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Understanding credit card terms and language isn't always easy. In this guide, you'll get a breakdown of the most important topics to pay attention to when choosing the...

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Some say the Chase Sapphire Preferred card might be the best for travel rewards. Learn the facts and decide if it’s right for you today.

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Considering a Bealls Florida store credit card? Here's everything you need to know about their rewards, benefits and fees.

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When looking at the "big picture" of your finances, there's a lot to consider. From your line of work or education to your daily spending habits, let's break...

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The Ann Taylor credit card offers a solid rewards program for the most loyal brand customers, but not many additional perks to entice occasional shoppers.

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If you're an American Airlines regular or if you want to be, the American Airlines Credit Card might be for you. Find out here where we break down...

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Have you ever wondered why you should shop at Dollar General? We'll tell you why! From the discount prices to additional savings through coupons and weekly deals, Dollar...

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The Lane Bryant credit card is a good choice for earning cash rewards toward shopping at the plus-size fashion retailer. Check out this in-depth review to learn how...

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If you're hunting for a travel rewards card that will suit your needs and give you the most rewards, check out this guide to the best Citi Travel...

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Is there more value in credit cards that offer cash back, or rewards? Let's settle it once and for all.

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This card holds its own against its competitors, especially for customers who fly American Airlines with any frequency. Learn more before deciding if you should apply.

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A Gap credit card can earn loyal shoppers lots of discounts, cash back rewards, and other perks, IF the shopper knows how to use it properly. This in-depth...

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If you're a bookworm looking to get the best bang for your buck, you might want to give this review on the Barclay Barnes & Noble Mastercard a...

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Best known for their prepaid options, Greendot has recently launched a secured credit card for consumers. Find out what this card has to offer, and whether it's worth...

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Navient is the spin-off branch from Sallie Mae that has taken over millions of student loan accounts. Learn more about what this means for you.

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When it comes time for checkout at your favorite stores, there's always that dreaded moment when the cashier asks if you want to sign up for the store...

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Experts in finance know that there are more creative uses for a personal loan than most people realize. Besides offering a lower interest rate, personal loans provide unique...

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There's nothing like money management troubles to spoil a new marriage. Learn how to avoid one the leading causes of divorce—and have a great relationship with your partner—with...

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If you're a casual, no-frills traveler, you should check out the Bank of America Travel Rewards card. With no annual fee and opportunities for cash bonuses, this card...

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With all the financial apps out there, it can be hard to choose which one is right for you. This guide will help you pick the app that...

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A credit card is a free loan with lots of great benefits, as long as you pay it off each month. Learn how to take maximum advantage of...

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The Platinum Delta Skymiles American Express card might just be the travel card for you. If you love travel perks, this card has plenty to offer to make...

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In the midst of the huge Equifax breach, it's important to ensure you're protected. Here are 9 important security tips that everyone should know.

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Without credit, much of the modern world — from mortgages to cell phones to cars — will be limited. With this guide, learn how to build credit from...

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Chase's four main cash back credit cards fit different needs for different people. Use this guide to determine which one might be right for you.

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Citi has several bonus credit cards with enticingly big sign-up bonuses that are worth exploring if you're looking to rack up bonus points. We'll outline the pros and...

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Picking the wrong personal loan provider can be costly and time consuming. There are many personal loan lenders out there. Here, you'll discover the best, learning why they...

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Raising kids can be costly. Learn the most and least expensive locations for raising children in single and two-parent households.

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The RushCard offers a solution for people looking for a debit card but have poor credit, or prefer not having it linked to a bank account. Learn more...

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From getting the best deal to keeping your electronics safe, these carefully selected credit cards will make sure you that your gadget, phone, computer, and TV shopping are...

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Bad credit can hit you at the card dealership, real estate office, and even cell phone store. With this comprehensive guide, make sure you're tailoring a successful rebuilding...

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Learn the simple mistakes that can negatively affect your credit before it's too late. You'll thank yourself for knowing how to keep your credit score from slipping.

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If you're looking for a good balance transfer credit card, Citi has several options. Use them wisely to save yourself money on interest rates.

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Trying to decide if you should sell an annuity or structured settlement? Learn more about how it works, and whether J. G. Wentworth's most popular service is right...

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Flying never seems to get any easier. That's why we made this guide to fees and baggage requirements, which we hope will help in planning your next airline...

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Both of these popular cards have their fair share of perks for customers, but how do they compare side by side? Find out which is a better fit...

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How do credit scores work? Use our interactive model to learn how the 3 credit bureaus calculate your credit score from dozens of important pieces of information.

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Each of these cards has a lot to offer their customers, but which is more deserving of a space in your wallet? Read all about each so you...

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Being one of the most expensive cards to carry, does the Citi Prestige card offer enough benefits to earn its keep? Find out that and more in this...

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Learn what top mistakes to avoid so that your credit card becomes a valuable tool for building an excellent credit score, having a safety net in case of...

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Gain the skills (and tools) to pay off those hefty student loans as fast and as affordably as possible.

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If you have bad or no credit, a secured credit card is the safest and best bet to get a head start on rebuilding your credit score. This...

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Looking to start earning travel rewards? Chase has a few credit card options that may be right up your alley.

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If you like to earn travel points with your credit card, but don't like to keep track of spending categories, then the Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCard...

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If you have an affinity for "going out", Citi's ThankYou Preferred card has a lot of nice perks. Learn more in this review.

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Managing your finances after marriage is a challenge, but by working together, you will appreciate the financial benefits of being married.

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If you have a PayPal account and eBay is your go-to for everything from cars to Star Wars collectibles, you might love a PayPal credit card. If not,...

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We detail the pros and cons of the top Citi rewards credit cards - including the Citi Prestige, Double Cash and ThankYou option - to help you find...

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For members, the Sam's Club credit card provides incentives to make you shop more. Learn more to decide whether it's worth it.

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The guaranteed credit card is somewhat of a misnomer. In this comprehensive guide, we get into the fine print and recommend the best guaranteed cards for your credit...

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Look no further for a complete review of all the good, bad, and ugly behind the CapitalOne Venture Card, especially those reward miles.

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Living in a constant financial struggle can be exhausting. Take these steps and follow the tips to pave your way to a better financial future.

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Chase Ultimate Rewards offers great benefits. Find out if they're right for you with a few questions. Do you: Travel or dine out frequently?Have a good credit score?Want...

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Learn how your job can be affected by your credit history and gain the skills to quickly improve your credit, as recommended by top personal finance experts.

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Bankrate is a leading resource for financial calculators, rates and information. Here's what you need to know about what they offer, and how they operate.

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When you know how personal loans really work, you'll see how helpful they are for financing important purchases like home renovations, paying off debt, and much more.

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Without credit and little savings, getting approved for a credit card can be difficult. In this expert guide, we dig into unsecured credit cards and suggest the best...

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Don't let the world's greatest encyclopedia leave you with painful debt when it comes to personal loans.

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Did you know that Costco offers a cash back reward credit card? To see if it’s right for you, check out our guide to learn more.

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Learn how to boost your credit score and earn 10,000 sign-up points in this comprehensive review of the Amex EveryDay credit card.

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Take a close look at what experts and consumers are saying about this popular travel rewards card to see whether it makes sense for you.

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With a lot of services and benefits to offer, Navy Federal Credit Union stands out as a good banking option for those who qualify.

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There are plenty of small changes you can make that will make a noticeable difference in your credit score. You'll be surprised at how easy it can be!

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Wondering if Fingerhut is right for you? Check out our guide to learn everything about their service before making a decision:

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Wells Fargo is one of the largest financial institutions around. Among so many products and services offered, their credit cards are best-suited to current customers.

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Purchasing jewelry in the near future? Learn more about the card's promotional offers, fees, APR, and what customers are saying about it.

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The Target REDcard could save you 5% on almost all your Target purchases - but which one should you choose? Credit? Debit? This in-depth review will help you...

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Amazon's credit cards offer a lot of great perks, and not just for Prime members. Learn more about the Amazon store card, the awesome Visa Signature and more...

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If you shop at Banana Republic often, their credit card can be enticing. What benefits does it offer, and should you make space for it in your wallet?

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Thinking about opening a credit card with Bank of America? Here's everything you need to know before applying.

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Considering leasing a new car or truck? These resources will help you decide if leasing is the best option for you. Make an informed choice before signing.

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If you're trying to get a good picture of your credit score, Experian is one of the big names to know. Find out more about what they offer,...

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When looking for a loan, comparing your options is a must. Here's how these two major online lenders stack up against each other.

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With so many options to choose from, Discover meets the needs of a variety of consumers. Which card is a fit for you?

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If you're looking to make a big furniture purchase, putting it on credit seems like a smart choice. Is the Ashley Furniture credit card by Synchrony right for...

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Learn which card is right for your kind of travel and spending habits. Choosing correctly can mean the difference between a free vacation and just plain old card...

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For frequent flyers, Southwest offers a credit card that provides savings and other features to their customers.

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Is an American Eagle credit card right for you? Here's everything you need to know about the risks, rewards, eligibility requirements, best benefits, and biggest consumer complaints about...

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Running a business means making smart decisions about using your credit. Does the Chase Ink Preferred credit card line up with your business goals?

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Paying off your credit card when you're not earning much isn't easy, but with these tips and advice from experts, you'll learn how to manage your money and...

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Using a balance transfer credit card is one way to help reduce and manage your debt. How do Chase's offerings compare to others?

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For many, peer-to-peer lending is a great solution to their money problems. Here's how these two major companies measure up in comparison.

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There are no set rules on how much to spend on birthday gifts. This guide makes it easy to plan, budget and shop for birthday presents that will...

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Old Navy is a popular option for clothing shoppers of all kinds. Who does their credit card make the most sense for?

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The simplicity of its credit card program earns this bank and credit lender relatively high marks. Learn where the bank falls short and how it can help you...

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The bonuses offered by the Chase Freedom card are its best asset, but what else makes it a good choice for consumers?

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US Bank is the fifth-richest bank in America, and they offer plenty of value to their customers. Are they the right bank for you?

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Supercharge your travels by mastering the strengths and steering clear of the weaknesses of the Starwood Preferred Guest credit card from American Express.

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If you're a frequent traveler, these are the kinds of credit cards worth looking into. Let us explain why.

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Citi's Double Cash card has a lot of perks, but before you apply here's everything you should know about it.

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With a variety of offerings, Citi appeals to a wide range of customers looking for credit cards.

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Learn the signs you're in trouble, so your plastic remains a wonderful financial tool and not a ticking debt bomb.

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The Chase Slate card is appealing for many consumers, particularly for those looking to transfer a balance.

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There's only one proven way to start saving. Stop living paycheck-to-paycheck and start saving with this guide.

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A Marriott Rewards card makes a lot of sense for those who travel a lot. The benefits can add up quickly!

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Financial planners can be an integral part of a complete financial plan. If you're considering hiring one, make sure you know what to look for.

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PNC is a popular banking choice for several reasons, including their highly-rated online and mobile apps. It's definitely not for everyone, though; learn more here before opening an...

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For fashionistas and penny-pinchers alike, the TJX Rewards credit card provides great perks for shoppers at TJ Maxx, HomeGoods, Marshalls and Sierra Trading Post.

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Without a doubt, budgeting can be difficult. It's even harder if you're following bad advice!

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If you have questions about refinancing your mortgage, look no further! We have the answers.

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To help make up for lost time, learn expert advice and find all solutions the government offers to begin planning your retirement today.

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Every family is unique, but we all need to learn how to take control of spending, maximize our incomes, and move closer to achieving financial freedom.

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The Quicksilver credit card by Capital One is extremely popular, and for good reason. It has a lot of great perks and bonuses.

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If you're looking for a nice one-time bonus with your next credit card, Capital One offers several that are worth considering.

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Capital One's Quicksilver cards are great in their own right, but how do they measure up as balance transfer cards? Short answer: they don't.

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Cash Back is a popular option for credit card holders, and Capital One offers seven choices for their customers.

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With thirteen different options to choose, Capital One offers a great variety of rewards credit cards to customers. The benefits and bonuses hold their own against competitors.

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Before applying for a Capital One credit card, make sure you compare the annual fees in each option.

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Annual Percentage Rates are different from card to card. Learn what to expect from Capital One's offerings.

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Learn more about the credit cards offered by Capital One, and the credit scores they require before applying.

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With Capital One's Venture credit cards, customers can accrue travel rewards including airline miles and more.

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If you're looking for a credit card that meets your needs, Capital One has 13 main options to choose from.

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Walmart offers two main credit cards for their shoppers. Learn about both here to decide if you should apply for one.

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For the DIY-er in you, Lowe's offers their own credit card. Is it a smart choice for shoppers? Find out here!

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The wisdom of a dad is something many people will carry with them forever. We asked 50 successful people for their personal favorite fathers' advice.

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Whether you have tried before and failed, now, you have everything you need to get started saving for your rainy days.

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With the services they provide, Spotloan offers an alternative to payday loans for their customers.

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Mobiloans can be an option for people looking for fast cash, but high interest rates and fees are just the "tip of the iceberg" for customers to beware.

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Learn everything older people wish they would have paid attention to when they were young, so you can live financially free and secure.

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For many small businesses, properly using credit is a must. If you're unsure about how to use credit cards for your business, this guide will help.

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Battling bad credit? You can still get a home loan by following these expert tips.

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For frequent shoppers, Kohl's offers a charge card with some interesting perks and benefits.

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Supercharge your retirement savings plan no matter how far you are along with the smartest tools, tips, and technology experts can recommend.

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Confidently put your money to work by knowing what NOT to do with your investments. The best advice to help you set and power up your portfolio.

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SoFi is very selective about the customers they lend to. Let us explain how they work and decide for yourself if you should apply with them.

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With several loan options and services, Check 'n Go is a national brand that has many customers.

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With multiple credit card options, member benefits and industry-leading security, Chase is a great option for many.

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For home improvement enthusiasts, Home Depot offers a credit card. It's definitely not for everyone, but some might say it's not good for anyone.

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If you need cash today, a payday loan can help - but it will cost you. Here's how Speedy Cash stacks up as a short-term lender.

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With 7 million members and counting, Credit One Bank offers financial products geared towards people with less-than-stellar credit. Here's everything you need to know before applying.

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It's a fact that most people struggle to save money. We've gathered a list of fool-proof strategies to help anyone looking to give their emergency fund a boost.

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For many electronics enthusiasts, a Best Buy credit card offers some nice perks and rewards. Before applying, read this to figure out if there's a place for it...

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MoneyMutual is a lending marketplace, connecting customers with lenders. If you're looking for a loan, learn more about what they offer here.

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Victoria's Secret offers a credit card that makes sense for a lot of frequent shoppers. Before you apply, read this to help you decide if it's right for...

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Since it was founded in 2009, Nerdwallet has become one of the largest online destinations for information on all things personal finance. Here's a look at what they...

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Planning a wedding can be the most stressful time in any person's life. If you're smart about it, the financial side of it doesn't have to be such...

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Budgeting isn't exactly for everyone, but it's an important piece of any good financial plan. For those of us that hate budgeting, here are some tips to make...

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RISE offers short-term loans designed to help consumers get out of financial binds. Learn all about them, how their customer service has led to low ratings, and whether...

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As the largest peer-to-peer lending network, Lending Club is a solid choice for anyone seeking a personal loan.

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Many people are familiar with Credit Karma's ads, but is their service truly free? Here's everything you need to know.

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As a prominent online lender, Avant is known for catering to customers with below-average credit looking for a personal loan.

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The Newlywed's Ultimate Guide to Pain-Free Personal Finance explains newlywed finance planning you'll “love," including managing checking and savings accounts, credit cards, life insurance, taxes, and more.

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There's no such thing as "too young" to be thinking about retirement. Here's a great place to start, for people of any age.

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Becoming a millionaire is much easier when you have a good financial plan. These six tips will help you get there.

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For frequent shoppers, low fees and easy cash reloading make the Walmart MoneyCard a great option.

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First credit card ever? Learn how to choose and apply for the best card, and set yourself up for a perfect credit score and lifetime of financial freedom.

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Strong customer service, ease of use, and competitive rates for home loans makes Quicken Loans a solid mortgage lender choice.

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Piggybacking off the success of Quicken Loans, RocketLoans offers borrowers with good credit a fast and secure process to obtain a next-day personal loan.

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If you need a payday loan, LendUp is a much better alternative than many of the shady brick-and-mortar lenders you'll find.

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Chase cut the Reserve's sign-up bonus by half, but the rewards this credit card offers still have frequent travelers willing to pay a hefty annual fee.

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Learn how to budget as a couple, so you can save where you need and spend where you want. Avoid the fights about money that hurt too many...

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The lending service, Kabbage, is a solid option if your business or startup needs a short-term loan to help cover payroll or other cash flow issues.

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Learn basic money management skills such as living within a budget and handling credit and debt. A solid financial foundation leads to a lifetime of financial success.

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OneMain remains a well-established and safe lender for those with poorer credit histories, despite relatively high-interest rates.

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Learn how credit scores work so you can improve yours and gain access to financial products and perks.

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When it comes to credit scores, there's almost always room for improvement. With these 4 simple steps you could be on your way to a better score this...

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After an easy online application, LendingTree can securely connect you with multiple lenders and loans. The phone calls can be overwhelming.

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What do experts and everyday customers say about CashNetUSA’s services? What else else should you know about CashNetUSA before utilizing their services? Find out for yourself!

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Learn the sneaky tricks that retailers are using to squeeze money out of your already strapped budget. You'll be able to resist and save like a pro-shopper.

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Small moves you make today can set you or your child up for a fully-funded college education. Don't miss out on how to save for college.

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Insightful tips and tricks from experts that help you choose the best rewards cards and learn the smartest ways to take advantage of card perks.

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The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps the student financial aid office determine your eligibility for various federal student aid programs, approve your loans, grants or...

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Learn how to manage finances as a couple so you can maximize your hard-earned money and avoid the conflicts that hurt too many relationships.

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Every parent wants to raise kids who are humble, generous, and eventually, financially-literate young adults. The good news is teaching kids about money is totally doable, even if...

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As we use cash less and less, it’s no surprise that credit card fraud incidents have seen an incline. How many people are actually affected? Can we protect...

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It's no secret that America loves its entertainment, from movies to music to video games. Just how much do they spend on these things every year?

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Just how expensive is it to raise a child? The answer is shocking!

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Most American's are unaware of the amount of water they waste on a daily basis. In this shocking infographic we reveal how much water is really washed away...

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The United States holds 75% of the world's gold reserves, although demand is significantly higher in Turkey, India and China. Learn all about gold and the pros and...

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The Department of Labor's latest annual survey provides a detailed look into how the average U.S. consumer "unit" spent their paycheck in 2012.

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Ever wondered how much the President of the United States makes? We did an in depth look at how much the president REALLY earns per year. Are his...

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Creditworthiness determines so much of life's major financial decisions. Find out what separates the good from the bad in this helpful guide.

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Loans can be a tricky thing, but when you understand them, you can make more educated financial decisions. It’s not easy to get by in today’s world without...

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A colorful look at federal tax payments versus allotments by U.S. State.

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Shady Shamrock Shenanigans! The shocking truth on how the big three have been exploiting a loop-hole in the tax code for years to save billions.

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A look at debt-to-income ratios across the world, with data from the International Monetary Fund.

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Considering a mortgage but don't know where to start? Here's what you need to navigate your options and get the mortgage that's right for you.

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Does saving 10, 15 or 20 percent on your next purchase, just for signing up for a retailer's credit card sound tempting? Read this before you apply.

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Buying a home-especially your first home -- can be both an exciting and daunting endeavor. The mortgage process can be confusing, time consuming and costly if entered into...

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Unexpected events can happen to anyone, from emergency car repairs to vet bills and more. And not every is ready. Before reaching for that high interest credit card,...

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The classic Richard Pryor film saw him scrambling to spend loads of inheritance money. Now, over 30 years later, how might someone try to spend that same money?

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We all know that the US is in massive debt, but just HOW massive is it? "TRILLION" really feels like just a word, that is until you put...

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Everyone knows that having a pet is expensive, but what does it really cost in the lifetime of a pet? The answer may surprise you.

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Find out how credit cards play staring roles in some of the biggest low budget film hits from independent film makers.

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Saving money doesn't have to mean giving up everything you enjoy. In fact, there are some simple and easy things anyone can do to save money. All that...

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How expensive is it to keep criminals behind bars or to put them to death? You might be surprised.

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If you've got some money that you're looking to invest, use this chart to help figure out what kind of account is best for your saving needs.

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Less and less Americans are taking vacations each year, but there are still enough workers that as many vacation days as they can. Here's a look at those...

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Over the last fifteen years, the world saw the largest mergers in history. From giant oil companies to telecommunication companies, companies got bigger.

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World MAP illustrating percentages of total budgets allocated for Military, Healthcare and Education.

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Considering using a credit card for that major purchase? A personal loan might be the better options. Here's how they compare with each other.

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An in-depth graphic about energy consumption in America.

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A handy guide to knowing what the differences are between Certificates of Deposit and Savings Accounts.

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Savings accounts are a way to save the cost of interest payments and to provide peace of mind to those who keep them.

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CDs are often chosen in place of savings accounts or stock market investments because of the relatively good rate of return and the low risk.

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Do you have a bad credit score? The path to poor credit can happen almost overnight, or after a series of setbacks. Here's what you need to know.

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Big banks continue to increase fees and charges, even as smaller banks are consolidated and profits rise. Credit unions, on the other hand, continue to provide value to...

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Considering cutting corners to reduce your tax bill? Sounds appealing if you’re lucky enough to fly under the radar, but tax fraud comes with harsh consequences if the...

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How did this mom save so much with so little effort? It was simple. And thanks to her discovery, she didn't give into the high-pressure sales games she...

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Your credit score is a big factor in your financial life. But what's the difference between a good and bad score? And how is this score calculated? Here...

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We all come from our own circumstances, and when it comes to building a credit history, that tends to make a difference.

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Moving can be stressful, especially when you add up all the costs. However you can save money – and time – with these great loan ideas when you’re...

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Your credit score is a lifeline to favorable loan terms and low interest rates. That’s why improving your score is more important than ever. These apps make it...

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Discover what credit reporting bureaus don’t like to tell you. These hidden gems will help you improve your score and keep you from making mistakes that you don’t...

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Making large purchases can be stressful enough, especially when you're on a budget. But when the interest rate is high, that stress is even greater. Taking these steps...

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Getting approved for a mortgage loan may seem impossible if you have bad credit, but it’s not. Taking these three steps can not only help you get approved,...

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Credit card minimums should be just that, the least amount you pay when you are in a bind. These top reasons to pay more are only the beginning...

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Personal loans can be a great alternative to other forms of debt, especially when your need is temporary. However, there are a few things you should before applying...

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Everyone knows bad credit means higher loan interest rates, but did you know that poor credit can affect other areas in your life? From car insurance rates to...

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Detroit, the Motor City, has seen better days. As the city became the largest in United States history to file for bankruptcy, many celebrities from Detroit already had...

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It’s no secret that many people are deeply in debt and worried about their financial futures. From lower home values and upside-down mortgages to credit card debt, store...

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Have you ever heard people say that it’s more expensive to eat healthy food? If you believe this, when you shop for groceries, you may not even think...

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Millions of Americans are suffering financially from errors on their credit report. The worst part is they don't even know it's affecting them.

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See how the economy is really affecting our quality of life with this somber look at our mental, physical and financial health

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Credit card rewards programs are very popular with consumers, however not all of them are the same. Here’s how to pick the right one for you.

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Political party names may have changed through time, but beliefs held have remained pretty consistent through the years.

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More and more Americans are becoming victims of identity fraud.

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What are you getting mom for Mother's Day?

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Debt can be more than just a budget gone wild: what causes debt to get out of control?

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The best and worst infographics from VisualEconomics in 2010

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What kind of life does the average dollar bill lead? Not a glamorous one, that’s for sure.

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The United States may be the wealthiest country in the world, but all that money is far from distributed evenly. Poverty has a foothold in many U.S. cities.

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Are those first-class upgrades really worth the price of a ticket? Depends upon how much you like gourmet nuts.

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Do Americans like candy? They like it to the tune of $20 billion a year! That’s right- Americans spend $20 billion on their sweet little vices. They’re out...

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Kids start costing you nearly as soon as they’re born. We all worry about paying for college tuition. But what about infant childcare? That can cost a bundle,...

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Everyone's always talking about credit scores, but why are they such a big deal?

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Maybe there is some false truth, then, to the old adage about crime doesn't pay?

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Many states are facing huge debts, so Congress passed a $26-billion dollar stimulus bill to help those states out. Here's a look at each state and the debt...

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Ever wonder how dollar stores can profit off selling items for just a dollar? Wonder no more.

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Take a look at property taxes from all around the US.

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See the top 10 most expensive buildings in the world for yourself. Then be thankful that you don't have to pay the mortgage!

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While you enjoyed all of the food you ate this past Fourth of July, did you stop to consider where that delicious meal came from?

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Millions of people across the world are constantly connected by the internet. Here's a look at what everybody's doing when they're in front of their computer screen.

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With online bank accounts ever-increasing popularity, there are a few things you might want to know before you decide to get one.

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California is a big, bustling place. It ranks all around the world in terms of size, people and economy. Here's a look at how it sizes up against...

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Here's a crash course on Certificates of Deposit, what they do, and how you can use them to make money.

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Credit scores can be confusing, but they really don't have to be!

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Ben got a facelift when the new $100 bill was released. Discover how this redesign is good for everyone except counterfeiters.

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Credit emergencies happen when your credit score is too low for anything. This handy guide can help you improve your low score.

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People throughout history found ways to make purchases without having the whole amount. In fact, 3,000 BC saw credit was a means to do this.

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Full view of the national debt and its implications.

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China is arguably experiencing the most rapid period of urbanization in the history of mankind. Around 300 million people are expected to migrate to the cities between 2005...

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A detailed look at the effects of outsourcing labor.

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The United States spends more on health care than any other country in the world. Yet the U.S. has higher rates of infant mortality, diabetes and other illnesses...

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Unemployment went from bad to worse in the first decade of 2000. Just look at the numbers from 2000-2009 and see for yourself.

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Technology has increased work efficiency and decreased working hours around the world. Here's a look at the average number of hours people are working each week.

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The last three years have seen a significant drop in the cost of housing in the United States, bringing prices back down from once astronomical levels.

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It's the Lorenz curve, a way economists measure what portions of the population are responsible for the income within a group of people, such as a nation.

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A look at the individual economic strength of the 50 states by GDP.

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A detailed analysis of how the World Bank is funded and how these funds are allocated to needy countries around the world.

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A look at how some of the world's major stock exchanges have fared through the ups and downs of the last 10 years.

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Illustration unravels the many hallmarks and revelations of The Federal Reserve System.

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We look into how much paper currency and coin production is in circulation, and some interesting facts surrounding the U.S. Mint's production.

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Believe it or not, the United States has many trade partners around the globe. Here they are listed by the dollar amount of trade.

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A rundown of military Spending as a percentage of GDP and in total dollar amounts. Info courtesy of the CIA World Factbook and the Center for Arms Control...

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Details about the different stock markets all around the world.

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Follow the pipeline and see some ways the US economy could still be in trouble.

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Who are fifty richest people on the planet? This illustration shows their net worth, how they made their fortune and where they live.

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Americans seem to love debt. So much so that the typical American incurs debt at almost every stage of life, from the teenage years to the final years.

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Getting elected often takes a lot of personal wealth to publicize the candidate and purchase campaign advertisements and materials.

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There's much ado about the stock market - here’s a look at what is really going on.

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Bailouts are nothing new. In fact, here's a list of ones throughout history.

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Struggling to pay the mortgage is stressful when you don't have enough. Options exist to help, including loan modification and short sales. Whats right for you?

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