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
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Growing Up Poor Taught Me How to Budget

My childhood experience with poverty may have ruined my credit, but it also gave me the power to survive my past.
Ayesha Cording
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How to Make a Food Budget in College

Between studying and partying, it’s easy to forget to set money aside for food. Unless you wanna eat ramen and pizza rolls for the next four years, now’s a perfect time to learn how to budget.
Jubilee Baez
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A Great Date Doesn't Have to Cost a Dime

Doing something new and fun with someone can be a lot more entertaining than meeting over yet another cup of coffee.
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Cheap Places to Travel in 2018 Where Your Dollar Stretches Further

Skip overpriced cities where a cup of coffee costs more than a steak dinner back home. Here are six places you'll actually want to visit this summer that don't cost a fortune.
Melissa Locker

The Best Music Festivals to Go to if You're a Broke Millennial

Why spend hundreds of dollars when you can see live performances for a fraction of the cost? These shows all cost less than $150.
Melissa Locker
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How I Saved $25,000 in Three Years to Buy My First House

Radical frugality didn't work, but focusing on my dream of home ownership and finding creative ways to increase my savings made all the difference.
Desirae Odjick

Gaby Dunn Wants to Talk About How Money Makes Us Crazy

"I was literally looking for quarters in my car trying to figure out how to pay rent.”
Melissa Kravitz
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Do You Really Need Netflix?

It's easy to overdo it with streaming services and one-off Amazon downloads.
Jacob Dubé

Dazzle Your Date With a Delicious Dinner That Won't Leave You Broke

Meal tips for the perfect dinner for two at home.
Melissa Kravitz

Am I Ready to Buy a House?

Crunching the numbers on the American Dream.
Pauline Paquin

Is It Cheaper to Drink Beer or Smoke Pot?

That depends on how much alcohol and weed you consume — and where you buy it.
Michelle Jackson