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How to Start Travel Hacking: Fly for Little or Nothing (Even in First Class)

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Four out of 5 people sitting in first class aren’t rich—they’re smart. Enter the world of travel hacking to score rewards flights and free first-class upgrades on most of your flights. It’s all possible. Here’s how to start.

How Skipping Just One Luxury Purchase A Year Could Earn You $100,000

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Splurges aren’t always bad. But forgo just one luxury purchase a year and you’ll be astounded at how much your savings could grow.

Best Credit Cards For Young Adults

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Of the hundreds of credit cards out there, only a select few are worth having in your wallet—if you can qualify. Here are our picks for the best credit cards for young adults, taking into account young people’s often limited credit histories, which may make it more difficult for them to get approved.

How To Find The Best Online Mortgage Lenders

The best online mortgage lenders: How to find a the best lender for you.

Internet-based mortgage companies often offer the best mortgage rates, but who are you really working with? We show you how to find the best online mortgage lenders and discuss when it’s worth getting your mortgage online versus working with a local bank or broker.

3 Easy Ways You Can Be More Money-savvy Than Most Americans

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A majority of Americans do crazy things with their money. If you want to be better with your money than most, it’s not that difficult. Here’s where to start.

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.

Car Insurance Definitions: What Every Driver Needs To Know

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Car Insurance. You probably have it, but do you fully understand it? You pay for auto insurance every month and will most likely make a claim or two… or three in your lifetime. It’s important to understand car insurance definitions and coverage types so you buy enough to protect yourself but not more than you need.

Personal Capital Review: A Powerful Free App For Independent Investors

Personal Capital is a free online money management tool that can help you analyze investing fees and rebalance your portfolio.

Get Wall Street-level investment insight to optimize your portfolio with Personal Capital, a powerful — and totally free — money management application featuring a net worth dashboard, 401(k) fee analyzer and more. Learn more in our Personal Capital review.

The Best Car Insurance Companies For Young Adults

Find the best rates on auto insurance.

Car insurance rates can vary widely, especially for young drivers under 35. Here are some of the best auto insurance companies for young adults that may offer friendlier prices to younger drivers.

Personal Loans Vs Credit Cards: When To Use A Loan Instead Of Plastic

What's the difference between personal loans and credit cards -- when should you use each?

Often, a personal loan can be a more affordable way to finance a large purchase than a credit card. But there are always exceptions.