It’s one thing to know that your credit card offers insurance for travel mishaps like delayed baggage or airlines that suddenly shut down. It’s another thing to know how to access those benefits when you’re on the road.
Zero interest is the holy grail of credit card offers: a reprieve from interest rates that can easily top 20%, a chance to stop time so you can make good on your efforts to crush your credit card balance once and for all.
How are the kids paying for weddings these days? With loans. For a party that lasts a single day. The Washington Post examined the the practice of taking out a personal loan to pay for your nuptial celebration. And while it’s not a surprising read, it’s still horrifying.
Amazon has announced its annual Prime Day festivities, this year taking place over two complete days on July 15 and 16 with over a million deals.
It’s an exciting time for Democrats who want to be president, with so many of them running at this early stage that we’re having two debates this week to accommodate 20 leading candidates. Twenty!
How defensive do you feel about the money you’ve invested?
Hello summer road-trippers! Here’s some bad news. It appears that gas-pump skimming has increased, according to a new report from CompareCards. Twenty-three percent of American drivers think they’ve been a victim of card skimming at the pump in the past 12 months, compared to 15% a year ago.
Automating your finances fixes everything, right? Well, only if you’re still monitoring your money on a regular basis, it turns out. The Wall Street Journal interviewed a handful of money experts about the biggest ways people waste money. And we won’t talk about what they said about that, because this Lifehacker…
I was completing the soothing and never-stressful process of rolling my previous employer’s 401(k) into an IRA this spring when I encountered a requirement I hadn’t seen before: A Medallion signature guarantee.
Mastercard is introducing the “True Name” card, which allows debit and credit users to choose to have their chosen name listed on their card—even if it doesn’t match their legal name.
It has come to your attention that your new job—the one with the awesome salary, dream title, and beer fridge and ping-pong table in the break room—doesn’t have a great retirement plan. There’s no match. There aren’t enough investment options. The fees are sky high. This quickly becomes the thing you miss about your…
Is the era of making a weekly trek to the grocery store over? Grocery delivery services might make you think so. Every time you turn around, there’s another truck barreling down your street crammed full of everything from kale to candy bars.
Reddit user MrNumber28 asked, “Some days I wonder if I would get paid more working for a different company. I am happy at my job with the work I do, but would obviously love to be paid more. Is it wrong/is there any reason why I shouldn’t shop myself around to see what else I could get?”
In this convenient era of direct deposit, do you look at your pay stub each time payday rolls around? Are you confident that the hours you worked are what you’re actually getting paid for?
There are plenty of places worth investing your money for long-term growth. But what about short-term savings? Shouldn’t you be able to earn a little something extra on that, too?
When you think about what it costs to buy a home, you often consider the down payment and monthly mortgage cost. But while down payment amounts are more flexible than ever, hidden fees are waiting for you around every corner. So: How much do you really need to buy a home?
We’re midway through the month, which means it’s time to check in on our progress for the no credit card challenge.
I remember the first digital camera I ever used. It was the size of a salad bowl and stored images on a 3.5” disk. Yes, the same size we used to shove into our computers. Each image—a disk could hold about 20 photos—was 0.3 megapixels. (It was a Sony Mavica, OK nerds?)