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The 8 Most Common Credit Card Myths You Shouldn't Believe

Plastic best practices got you down? Here’s what you really need to know before getting your first credit card(s).

5 Rules for an Emergency Fund That Will See You Through (Almost) Anything

Having an emergency fund is a must for any financially independent adult. These rules will help make sure that emergency fund is ready when you need it to be.

You’re an Adult Now—Time to Have These 3 Uncomfortable Conversations With Your Parents

When it comes to these financial, health, and legal topics, don’t beat around the bush.

A Home Warranty Is Different From Homeowners Insurance—Here’s What It Covers

What exactly is a home warranty? It protects your home from everyday wear and tear, not just disasters. Here’s everything to know.

Essential Retirement Planning Tips to Follow Right Now (So You Can Relax Later)

An economics scholar gets real about how to save for retirement in your 20s, 30s, 40s, and beyond.

Yes, You Need Renters Insurance Even if Your Place Is Small and Inexpensive

Learn how to find the right type of insurance coverage for you, your rental, and your budget.

The Unexpected Financial Problem That Might Be Affecting Your Marriage—and How to Deal With It Together

If money is a tense topic in your relationship, this fascinating money phenomenon might be at the heart of it.

Millennials Travel to Explore, Not for Special Occasions—and They're Going Into Debt, Study Says

Vrbo’s survey shows this age group isn’t one to forgo a trip simply because they can’t afford it.

Money Stress Is Real—Even More So for Women, Survey Says

Money worries got you down? A recent survey by Stash reveals you're not alone—and that these three money management tips can help.

Just Married? Here’s How to Change Your Last Name as Painlessly as Possible

When comes time to tackle this complicated post-wedding task, follow this handy guide.