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Personal Finance Basics

Now that you can talk the talk, you need to walk the walk. Here you’ll find advice on everything from paying off debt to improving your credit score to ramping up your saving.


Do I need travel insurance and what kinds are available?

What happens to your trip when things go awry?

Everything you need to know about gift cards

You may have some buried in your wallet right now.

The secret costs of moving

That fourth-floor walkup is going to cost you.

Why now is the time to buy a car, the smart way

Drive away with the best deal and a new set of wheels.

11 free (or almost free) things to do with your kids this summer

Here’s to low-budget, high-impact fun.