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How a Student Paid off $70k of Lifestyle Debt | Created with GEICO

There are easy ways to save that don't necessitate utter austerity.
FREE Staff
3.22.19
Work

I Was a Forever Intern and Here’s What I Learned

Internship culture is out of control. I've done 11 of them—and learned some things along the way that could have saved me the occasional breakdown.
Aziza Kasumov
1.30.19
Work

The Secret to Getting More Done When You Are Your Own Boss

Staying focused and productive when there’s no one around to hold you accountable can mean the difference between success and failure.
Melissa Kravitz
1.17.19
debt diaries

How I Paid off $40k of Credit Card Debt | Created with GEICO

Making sure you never spend more than you can comfortably pay off is key.
FREE Staff
3.22.19
DirecTV

AT&T’s Mega Mergers Are Going Poorly, And You’re Footing the Bill

Massive merger debt forced company to raise rates, only driving users to cut the cord even faster.
Karl Bode
money brain

Tackling Your Taxes Early Isn't Just a Good Idea—It Saves Money Too

So taxes aren’t your idea of fun. That’s still no reason to put off filing—which will save you money and minimize tax-time terror.
Amanda Bert
1.29.19
debt diaries

How I'm Paying Off $220,000 of Student Loan Debt - Created with GEICO

Getting an education can add up to more than just a degree.
FREE Staff
3.14.19
money brain

Never Get Charged for a “Free” Trial Again

It’s easy to forget to cancel a free trial and wind up paying for a subscription service you don't really want. Here are five ways to make sure that never, ever happens to you again.
Molly Kay
1.28.19
debt diaries

How I Paid Off the Debt From Financing My Own Film - Created with GEICO

There are often creative ways to make extra cash.
FREE Staff
3.14.19
spending

25 Things You Never Need to Buy

Easy ways to save money, be kinder to the environment, and be a smarter consumer all year long.
Gina Ragusa
12.27.18
Dating

It's Almost Never Worth Spending Money for a Dating App

If you want better matches—and more dates—on Tinder, Bumble or other apps, focus on your profile instead of upgrading to a paid version.
Molly Kay
6.29.18
Work

I Learned the Hard Way That Doing Taxes Is Totally Different As a Freelancer

Pretending like taxes don’t exist will only make things more complicated when tax season rolls around. Trust me, I know.
Evie Carrick
1.24.19

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