Learn more about credit and debt, plus how to choose a bank and protect yourself from identity theft.
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Choosing a Low-Cost Bank
When everyone is paying more and getting less, here's how to get what you want.
Five Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Bank
Matching a bank to your lifestyle can save you money -- and aggravation.
Money Matters: The Dangers of Debit Cards
Credit or debit? Before you commit to using debit cards, make sure you understand their risks.
The Pros and Cons of Banking Online
What's so great about live bank tellers, anyway?
How to Establish and Keep a Good Credit Record
Many people don't know what their credit score is, or if they have one at all. Learn how to boost your rating and g...
How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft
Identity theft can ruin your family's financial history. Here's how scammers operate and how you can stop them.
How to Select and Manage the Perfect Credit Card
Banks offer a tempting array of features and benefits if you sign up for their credit card. Here's how to find and...
A Guide to Mortgages
Knowing the language is half the battle.
Fast answers to see how much home you can afford, as well as mortgage and loan payments.
Before you say you don't want to -- or can't -- stick to a budget, read on.
Get the Most From Your Budget
There's no magical formula for creating a budget that works for you, but these tips will help you get started.
How to Choose a Financial Pro
Looking to hire a professional to help you manage your investments -- for general savings, the kids' college, or yo...
20 Sneaky Ways to Save
Mix and match these favorite money-saving tips from Motherboard Moms across the country. You'll save a bundle this...
Advantages of Buying a Car Online
Thanks to the Internet, buying your next car could be a hassle-free, haggle-free experience.
How to Raise Budget-Savvy Kids
Even 10-year-olds can manage the family entertainment budget.
Reverse the cash flow with these simple budget savers.
Swap Skills with Your Neighbors
Setting up a "skill swap" allows neighbors to trade services, save money, and strengthen bonds within the community...