“Secret Warranties” Can Get You Free or Discounted Car Repair

Every now and then, a car manufacturer releases a safety recall. If it's a big one, they'll send you a letter and you can get your car fixed for free. But, according to Consumer Reports, many times the less severe recalls aren't advertised. With a little searching, you might be able to find "secret warranties" and… » 10/01/14 10:00am Today 10:00am

Avoid the “CVS Effect” to Keep Spending in Check

When you start earning more money, it's tempting to let the little things slide. Who needs to track every dollar when you're making a decent living? But money coach Ashley Feinstein reminds us that small, day-to-day expenses can add up without us even realizing it. She calls it the "CVS Effect." » 10/01/14 5:30am Today 5:30am

Put a Dollar Value on Goals to Make Them More Actionable

Goals are great, but they can be vague. A goal like, "get out of debt," for example, tells you nothing about how you plan to get there. We've discussed how it's more productive to focus on the process. Putting a dollar value on your goals helps with that. » 9/29/14 10:30am Monday 10:30am

Know the Rules for Card Churning to Keep Your Credit in Shape

Everyone's been jumping on the credit card churning bandwagon, and who can blame them? We've talked to expert churners who have earned thousands of dollars in rewards. We've also suggested that, if you choose to churn, you should do it carefully. CreditCards.com offers some concrete rules to follow. » 9/26/14 5:30am Friday 5:30am

The Most and Least Expensive Places in the U.S. to Get Married

Weddings don't have to be expensive, but they often are. In fact, the average cost of a wedding in the U.S. is now $30,000. But that number will vary depending on location. NerdWallet crunched some data and put together a list of the most and least expensive counties to tie the knot—plus, an interactive tool to… » 9/19/14 5:30am 9/19/14 5:30am