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Are You Buying Gas the Wrong Way? 2

For decades we've been teased with the prospects of an electric car. And while companies like Tesla have brought us closer to an all-electric future, the vast majority of Americans still rely on good old gasoline to get them from point 'A' to point 'B'. Because of this gas often...

Money at 30: My Financial Awakening and How I Got Here 49

When I was 20 years old I got my first credit card. I distinctly remember standing in front of an expensive messenger bag in the Virgin Megastore (R.I.P.) that I told myself I needed for school. I also recall swearing to my girlfriend at the time that I would just...

Closing Costs: A Look What They Are and What State Has the Highest Fees 2

There's a lot that goes into buying a house — after all, it's likely the largest purchase you'll make in your lifetime. Most people these days know their way around a mortgage calculator, understand that they should have at least 20% of the home's purchase price ready for a down...

The Art of Maximizing Your Credit Card Rewards 5

Depending on your point of view credit cards can either be awful or awesome. Although they can easily tempt people into debt, when used wisely, they can actually be used to save you money. Of course getting the most of your credit cards will take some work on your part.If you're...

How to Break Bad Financial Habits 2

Sometimes we are our own worst enemy. We have the best of intentions. We know that we should watch our spending. We know that we should be saving money and contributing to our retirement plan, but somehow, we just can’t seem to do it. So what is holding us back?It...

Could Mobile Banking Apps Begin to Charge? 2

There's no doubt that online banking and mobile apps have changed the way consumers manage their money. Not only can users now move money or make payments but can also deposit checks just by taking a photo on their phone, saving them a trip to the bank or the ATM....