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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
spending

How to Do a Zero Dollar Day—And Why You’ll Want to Try It

Drop your spending to nothing to find out where your money actually goes and start taking control of your finances.
Amanda Bert
1.4.19
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
spending

Black Friday Special: 11 Ways to Find Inner Calm on the Biggest Shopping Day of the Year

Make Black Friday your own with these totally free ideas for how to spend the day without an iota of buyers' remorse.
Evie Carrick
11.14.18
VICE Guide to Life

How to String Together Free Trials for More Than a Year

From free food to free rides, trials from HBO, Uber, Graze, and more are the broke person’s ticket to living the good life.
Gina Ragusa
10.24.18
Travel

I've Saved Thousands of Dollars Using These Travel Hacks

It’s taken me 32 years of traveling to curate these money-saving travel hacks most people never consider.
Evie Carrick
9.27.18
VICE Guide to Life

How Not to Use a Credit Card

How much you charge and how vigilant you are about paying your bill can affect everything from whether a landlord will rent to you to how much interest you’ll owe in the future.
Gina Ragusa
9.18.18
Love Makes Cents - Created with GEICO

Avoid This Common Money Mistake During a Breakup

Don't make the split any more painful than it already is by trashing your credit score as well.
FREE Staff
8.23.18
spending

Three Signs You’re Spending More Than You Can Afford—and How to Fix It

Dipping into your savings to pay the rent? Afraid to look at the balance on your credit card statement? Here’s how to spot and fix money problems before they become a financial nightmare.
Gina Ragusa
8.2.18
spending

Don’t Buy This: Stop Paying an Annual Fee for Your Rewards Credit Card

It may seem like there's always a catch when it comes to cashing in your credit card rewards, but some cards actually give you cash back and other perks at no cost to you—no strings attached.
Gina Ragusa
7.9.18
Travel

Don't Buy This: Travel Insurance Is Usually a Waste of Money

Save your vacation dollars for the fun stuff instead.
Gina Ragusa
5.21.18
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