Planning on taking a credit card overseas? Make sure you pack the right plastic. Some cards tack on hefty fees for foreign charges and aren’t as widely accepted. We explain why having the right card matters and offer a few suggestions.
Credit Karma — one of our favorite sites for getting a truly free credit score — announced this week it now offers free credit reports as well. There’s still no catch, which is why Credit Karma remains our favorite place to quickly and easily check your own credit data at absolutely zero cost.
Successful long-term investing requires patiently sitting on your money like a hen on eggs. But sometimes it’s OK to have a little fun and experiment. In the second Grow Your Dough Challenge, 20 bloggers compete for the best investment returns of 2015. Play along. Think YOU can beat the S&P 500?
Is there anything more difficult than breaking a bad habit or cultivating a new, healthy one? Probably not. But just in time for new year’s resolutions, you can make changing your habits easier with these five tricks studied (and proven) by psychologists.
You want to control your money, but where do you start? The 6 + 1 System provides seven easy-to-follow steps for achieving financial stability: No consumer debt, rainy-day savings and the ability to save cash for both retirement and life goals like vacations, cars and your next home.
How you manage your living expenses during grad school will make a big difference in how much student debt you need to repay. Learn how to minimize how much you need to borrow to cover your living costs during graduate school.
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