July’s Money Challenge: Save Your Spare Change

It’s summertime, it’s hot, and I’m pretty sure that means the holidays are the last thing on your mind. However, now is the time to start saving up for all your inevitable holiday...

How’d You Do During June’s Money Challenge?

Another month, another money challenge in the books. In June, we challenged you to get out of debt faster by negotiating your credit card interest rate. How’d you do?June's Money Challenge: Cut the...

How to Photograph Your House for Airbnb

GIF So you’ve taken the leap and decided to offer your home as a cozy place to stay for weary travelers, tourists, and vacationers. You can list your house on Airbnb, VRBO, HomeAway,...

How Much Money Can You Make in the Freelance Economy?

Illustration by Sam WoolleyFreelancers, contractors, gig workers — whatever you want to call us, it’s estimated that 40% of workers will be freelance by 2020. While I’m a freelancer by choice (and I...

These Insurance Policies Aren't Worth Your Money

In a way, insurance is the least satisfying thing you can spend your money on. You buy it with the hope that you’ll never need to actually use it (and if you do...

This Browser Extension Tracks Price Drops on Amazon

Chrome: I hate couponing but I love saving money, which is why I’m a fan of Honey, a browser extension that automatically finds and applies coupon codes at checkout. Even better, they just...

How to Not Feel Deprived on a Strict Budget

Being broke sucks, and it’s even worse when the world thinks you’re broke because you spend too much on luxuries. When you’re struggling to get by and you’ve cut your budget to its...

Here's How Easy It Is to Switch to a Credit Union 

There are a few ways credit unions differ from big banks, which might make them a more attractive option. The problem is, switching over seems like a huge pain. We’ve told you how...

How to Deal with Resentment When Your Friends Make More Money Than You

Illustration by Angelica AlzonaYou might remember that Friends episode in which the broke friends—Rachel, Joey, and Phoebe—get annoyed at their wealthier counterparts for always suggesting expensive outings. “Like we can afford to go...

What Happens to Your Credit Score When You Transfer a Balance?

If you want to pay off your credit card debt faster, you might transfer your balance to a low-interest (or better yet, zero-interest) credit card. It’s not a move you want to make...

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