Traveling Abroad? The Best Credit Cards for International Travel (And Some You Should Absolutely Leave At Home)

The best credit cards for international travel.

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: The Best Place For Truly Free Credit Scores Now Offers Full Credit Reports

Credit Karma now offers free credit score and report.

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.

How I Save

How I Save: The system I use to trick myself into saving a large percentage of my income each year.

Saving doesn’t come naturally to everyone, including me. Here’s the system I created to trick myself into saving a large percentage of my income each year.

Think You Can Beat The S&P 500 This Year? Let’s Try (Grow Your Dough Challenge 2.0)

Can you beat the S&P 500? The grow your dough challenge 2.0

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?

How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?

How much life insurance do you need?

Here’s a simple way to calculate how much life insurance you should purchase. Take into account loans, and how to ensure your family can continue its current lifestyle.

How Do You Split Expenses With Your Partner Or Spouse?

How do you split expenses with your partner or spouse?

Ground rules for managing money with a boyfriend, girlfriend or spouse that can keep your relationship healthy.

5 Secrets To Help You Change Your Habits For Life

Change your habits: 5 secrets to successful lifelong habit change

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.

USAA: The Bank And Insurance Company You Should Use (If You Can)

For military members and families, USAA provides a great value for banking and insurance.

Few banks or insurance companies are beloved by their customers. USAA may be the exception. Learn who is eligible for USAA membership, the products they offer, and why you should consider joining.

The 6 + 1 System For Financial Stability

6 + 1 System

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.

Should You Take Out Loans To Pay For Living Expenses In Graduate School?

Should You Take Out Loans To Pay For Living Expenses In Graduate School-

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.