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The Cheapskate's Guide to Maxing Out Credit Card Rewards

Credit card companies are quietly lowering signup bonuses and eliminating perks. Here’s everything you need to know about the changes so you can keep the freebies coming without spending a fortune.
Jenny Hart
1.31.19
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
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
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
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
Work

I Self-Published My Memoir and I Have No Regrets

Self-publishing my book didn't just make me money. It was also a great way to build my platform as a writer.
Seamus Kirst
1.23.19
Work

Most Free Office Food Is Full of "Empty Calories"

Sure, it tastes delicious. But pizza, bagels, and donuts are not the cornerstones of a nutritious diet, and that's mostly what you get at work—especially when the grub is free—according to a new study.
Funto Omojola
1.22.19
Travel

Seven Places on Earth Where You Can Travel for $25 a Day or Less

When you know where to go and how to cut costs, international travel can be cheap. Here are some affordable options to inspire you to dig out your passport and start planning your next trip.
Evie Carrick
1.18.19
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
money brain

How to Achieve Your Financial Goals—Even When Your Motivation Runs Low

Smash your money goals without giving up your lattes by spending intentionally, finding smart ways to save, and boosting your income.
Amanda Bert
1.16.19
banks

How Banks and Lenders Are Helping Workers Affected by the Government Shutdown

Many federal workers aren't getting paid. Here’s how some banks, credit unions, and other financial institutions are helping them out.
Funto Omojola
1.11.19
Travel

I Haven’t Paid for a Flight in Three Years Thanks to Credit Card Points

Yes, I’m gaming the credit card reward system. Here’s how you can too.
Jenny Hart
1.11.19
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