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5 Sneaky Ways You’re Not Getting the Most Out of Your Travel Rewards Card

A travel rewards card can be a useful tool to save money on trips—if you’re using it the right way. Here are 5 mistakes to nix. More

First Class, Anyone? 5 Tips for Getting Bumped Up On Your Next Flight

It pays to be loyal—with your airline carrier, that is. Consider this and other tips for extra legroom without the extra cost. More

America’s Pets By the Numbers: How Much We Spend on Our Animal Friends

Kibble for Fido? Vet visits for Fifi? Here’s how our dollars add up to the $60 billion pet care industry. More

‘Tis the (Winter Wedding) Season: Reasons to Say ‘I Do’ in the Cold

Most will wait until warmer temps, but you could do your big day planning (and budget) good by tying the knot before the thaw. More

Outsmart the Pink Tax: 4 Strategies to Save on Everyday Products

Did you go overboard with your holiday spending? These tips will ease your wallet woes—starting with your next trip to the store. More

5 Budget-Friendly Recipes Using the Best of Fall’s Bounty

From cabbage-beet slaw to cauliflower pasta, these hearty autumn dishes are easy on prep time—and your bottom line. More

Ready to Refinance? Review These 3 Tips

Low mortgage rates are making it appealing to apply for a new home loan, but check these tasks off your to-do list first. More

The Coveted Skill Employers Want Now

Over the next 10 years, this field is expected to grow 42%—but it demands one very unique talent. Could you be a contender? More

When Platinum Cards Are Worth the Fees

If you qualify, consider the perks that come with using this special brand of plastic. More