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Credit Knowledge Grows But Misconceptions Continue

Do you know what your credit score is or how it's calculated? If you're part of a growing trend, the answer may be "yes." According to a new survey by the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) along with VantageScore Solutions, a rising number of Americans have recently checked their credit....

Renters Insurance: How Pennies a Day Can Save You Thousands 3

Do you have renters insurance? Have you ever even heard of it? If not, you’re certainly not alone as surveys have found that less than 40% of those who rent carry a renters insurance policy. When you consider the fact that 95% of home owners have homeowners insurance, it’s clear...

Money at 30: The Autopay Dilemma 2

Overall I'd have to say that autopay options are a positive financial tool in today's world. That said they shouldn't be used as an excuse to get lazy about your money. Just remember that you'll still want to pay attention to each of your payments for both budgeting and verification...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — May 2018 4

This month brings us a look at some fun yet frugal activities and hobbies as well as some easy-to-start side hustles. Additionally several authors got back to basics, sharing some essential financial tips everyone should know.

Money at 30: 3 Hotel Amenities that Could Save You Big Money 3

Traveling can be a lot of fun but, at the same time, there are plenty of seemingly small expenses that can really add up. It seems that, even if I set a budget ahead of time, I still end up being surprised at how much I can spend on basics...

Money at 30: Don't Let Money Studies and Suggestions Dishearten You 2

There's no doubt that the Millennial generation hasn't always received a fair shake when it comes to finances. That said there's no excuse for our generation to turn cynical and pessimistic now.

Money at 30: 4 Things I Learned About Rental Cars as a First Timer 2

All in all, renting my first car wasn't quite as intimidating as my nervous little brain was anticipating. That said I did still manage to avoid making a mistake or two along the way with what I believe were some smart moves on my part.

Summer Travelers Expected to Spend Upwards of $6,000

The average amount a U.S. adult will spend on their summer vacation this year is $6,237. Unfortunately it seems that spending that money doesn't go down so easily with everyone. In fact 40% of respondents admit that they often think about their post-travel credit cards bills while on vacation.