When Your Student Loans Are Sold: What You Need to Know

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When Your Student Loans Are Sold: What You Need to Know

When Your Student Loans Are Sold: What You Need to Know

While I was working on paying off my student loans, I checked my account balances weekly. One day, I logged into my account and the $10,000 I had in outstanding loans had disappeared. At first, I was elated. Had some generous benefactor swooped in to pay off my debt? Then I realized I couldn’t be... Read More

8 Tips for Saving Money on Chinese Takeout

Personal Finance

8 Tips for Saving Money on Chinese Takeout

8 Tips for Saving Money on Chinese Takeout

Chinese takeout is even more reliable than the mail: Neither rain nor sleet nor heat nor gloom of night … nor even Christmas stops most Chinese restaurants from delivering the goods. I’ve callously put delivery drivers at risk by ordering Chinese food during terrible weather many times, and it always comes through. That’s why Chinese... Read More

10 Ways to Save on Movie Theater Concessions

Personal Finance

10 Ways to Save on Movie Theater Concessions

10 Ways to Save on Movie Theater Concessions

The only thing nicer than enjoying buttery popcorn and a new film is doing so while saving money. Movie theater concessions are infamously pricey, which is why most of us have fond memories of trying to see how many bags of chips and bottles of soda we could smuggle into the theater in our purses and pockets.... Read More

5 Credit Cards Bargain Hunters Will Love

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5 Credit Cards Bargain Hunters Will Love

5 Credit Cards Bargain Hunters Will Love

[DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] [Update: Some offers mentioned below have expired. You can view the current offers from our partners once they become available here — Blue Cash Preferred Card From American Express] There are so many ways to find great deals today. Deal websites will do the legwork for you,... Read More

Summer Road Trip: 12 Tricks for Eating on the Cheap

Personal Finance

Summer Road Trip: 12 Tricks for Eating on the Cheap

Summer Road Trip: 12 Tricks for Eating on the Cheap

Nearly 80% of American families plan to hit the road this summer, a 10% increase over last year, according to AAA. Many of us assume that a road trip will be a budget-friendly vacation idea, but the expense of meals, snacks and beverages on the road can cost more than we anticipate. We polled top travel experts and... Read More

Looking to Save on Rail Travel? Take This Card Aboard

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Looking to Save on Rail Travel? Take This Card Aboard

Looking to Save on Rail Travel? Take This Card Aboard

[DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] Traveling by train offers a number of advantages over flying or driving. Rail travel can provide better comfort, eliminate the hassle of the airport and offer a better opportunity to take in sights along the way. Amtrak covers many American regions by rail, offering passengers a way... Read More

4 Secrets to Become a Successful Veteran Government Contractor

Personal Finance

4 Secrets to Become a Successful Veteran Government Contractor

4 Secrets to Become a Successful Veteran Government Contractor

The U.S. government constantly adjusts and grows as new needs arise. The government needs an army of contractors to support its massive consumption requirements. As a result, the benefits available through government contracts are abounding. Veteran contractors are perfect candidates to fill this growing landscape because of their previous employment by the government. They’ve also... Read More

4 Credit Cards to Help You Bar Hop Responsibly

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4 Credit Cards to Help You Bar Hop Responsibly

4 Credit Cards to Help You Bar Hop Responsibly

[UPDATE: Some offers mentioned below have expired. You can view the current offers from our partners here — Citi ThankYou Premier Card. DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] If your evening plans often include multiple bars and clubs, you may need sober rides to ferry you and your friends between party spots or take you home... Read More

14 Ways to Save at Wayfair

Personal Finance

14 Ways to Save at Wayfair

14 Ways to Save at Wayfair

Online shoppers delight in Wayfair, the online home goods store with everything from furniture and decor to kitchen goods and everything your backyard needs to become a stress-free sanctuary. While it could be easy to spend a ton at Wayfair, there are many ways to save. Here are a few. 1. Wait for an Annual Event... Read More

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