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The Risks of Paying Peer to Peer

Finding a good hairstylist is hard, but finding a traveling hairstylist is even harder. As a splurge, I looked for someone who would come to my apartment to spend four or more hours braiding my hair. Thanks to...

Get More Value From Your Travel Rewards Points

Points-and-miles blogs are awash with strategies on how to snag free flights by racking up rewards points, often through everyday spending on credit cards. But when you're earning and redeeming points, a few...

How to Quit Facebook

Facebook is kind of a mess right now. Earlier this month, we learned that Cambridge Analytica, a data analytics and political consulting firm, accessed data from 50 million Facebook users without their consent --...

How Much Does an Amazon Prime Membership Cost?

For consumers who are too busy to visit multiple brick-and-mortar stores to pick up everything on their shopping lists, from groceries and gadgets to books and apparel, the Amazon Prime subscription-based service...

How to Cancel Your Amazon Prime Membership

Amazon Prime offers a variety of perks including free two-day shipping, unlimited music and video streaming, and unlimited photo storage. The benefits of Amazon Prime have attracted an estimated 90 million...

Rush to Redeem Toys R Us Gift Cards Before...

If you're carrying Toys R Us gift cards or Babies R Us gift cards, you only have a month left to spend them ahead of the bankrupt retailer's planned liquidation.SEE ALSO: Kirkland Products You Should Buy at...

28 Ways to Stop Wasting Money

It's a pretty good bet that you have leaks in your budget--car insurance that costs too much, bank account fees, home-energy wasters or mutual funds with high expense ratios. Each of those leaks in isolation...

Popular National Parks Get Pricier

The National Park Service plans to more than double the peak-season entrance fees at 17 of its most popular parks, including Grand Canyon, Sequoia and Yosemite, as early as May 1. The proposal, which is expected...

How to Make a Complaint and Get Results

Christopher Elliott is the founder of elliott.org, which helps consumers resolve disputes with businesses, free of charge.SEE ALSO: 4 Things You Should Never Say to Customer Service What's the most effective...

How to Save on Flowers for Valentine's Day

While buying your sweetie a fancy floral arrangement may melt his or her heart on Valentine's Day, it can also burn a hole in your gift-giving budget. A dozen red roses may cost $100 or more -- especially for you...

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Basics of Money

Join the Race to $1-Trillion Stocks

It may be a matter of months, or more likely a few years, but sometime soon a U.S. company will breach...

New Ways to Prove Your I.D.

The days of PINs and passwords are numbered as more companies embrace futuristic identification...

Miles or Cash Back: Which Is the Better...

Ever wonder whether an air-miles rewards card or a cash-back card offers the better deal? Now,...

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