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How Dollar Stores Drain You Dry

Sometimes I go to the dollar store. After all, sometimes you need a mop bucket. But suddenly things start jumping into my cart. Books, an apple corer, a bag of gingersnaps. Yes, there are some deals. I’ve even bought underwear: Hanes “slightly...

Credit Score Number Crunching

How big a difference does a higher credit score make, really? Let’s crunch some numbers--with help from Frank Donnelly, CFP, President of the Mortgage Bankers Association of Metropolitan Washington. Susie and Jane each take out a $200,000...

Dividing Property and Debts

This is part three of an ongoing series about being financially prepared for a divorce. Read part one here, and part two here. You’ve embarked on your divorce; now the next step is to figure out the settlement. Under the laws of your state, which...

Do You Take a Hit When You Marry Bad Credit?

What happens to that stellar score if the man of your dreams has nightmare credit? Nothing—at first. Getting married alone doesn’t impact either of your credit histories; your reports and scores remain separate (even if you change your name)....

Must-Have V-Day Gifts for Under $50

A dozen roses might mean romance, but the best gift is more time together—not necessarily more money, right? Here, a list of gifts under $50 that will help you have fun with your honey. Grow Your Own Marinara Kit ($29, Uncommon Goods) This nifty...

Raising $ for Medical Musts

Know someone with sky-high healthcare bills? You might. Three million households spend 18% of their incomes on out-of-pocket medical expenses. It’s an awful burden, on top of a crisis or chronic illness. Now you can help with GiveForward.How it...

Who Has Time to Hang Out in Sephora for Hours on End?

Not us. Running our high-octane careers and lives, we have little time to play with makeup (even though we want to!) Enter curated skin care. A celeb or beauty editor hand-picks your skin care and makeup, giving you a taste of the latest and...

Reap the Rewards of Good Credit

You know that good credit will help you get the best rates on loans (natch)—but what if you’re already stuck with high rates due to a bum credit history?Good news! Improving your credit score can help you refinance or renegotiate for better terms...

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