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Money 101: The Lowdown On Hidden Finance Charges

So you’ve just noticed the $4.99 mystery charge on your cell phone bill; and, how annoying, that “emergencies only” credit card you never use billed you $15 for your frugality?

Heather Teilhet | June 4, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Money 101: Rehab Your Credit Rating

If I’ve learned anything from watching “Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew,” it’s that the sole act of going to rehab doesn’t make for full-on rehabilitation. Well, that and that Tom…

Chelsea Kaplan | May 21, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Money 101: Financial “Rules” You Should Ignore

There are all sorts of rules out there that were made to be broken. You can’t wear white after Labor Day; “beer before liquor, never sicker”; “just say no”; “don’t…

Chelsea Kaplan | May 17, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Money 101: How To Reduce Your Monthly Bills

I once saw an “Oprah” episode with a guy so hell-bent on reducing his monthly grocery bills that he had a practice of purchasing doubly-ply toilet paper, unrolling it and…

Chelsea Kaplan | May 11, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Money 101: How To Downsize Your Expenditures

I’m 100 percent guilty of spending without really thinking. Downsizing my expenditures really isn’t something I ponder, even though I know I should (and seriously, if I had a dollar…

Chelsea Kaplan | May 7, 2010 - 11:59 am

Money 101: When To Pay With Cash, When To Use Credit Cards & When To Finance

If you’re lucky enough to have money in this crap-tastic economy, you’ve got to do all you can to make sure you’re using it wisely enough to not only remain…

Chelsea Kaplan | May 3, 2010 - 4:30 pm

Money 101: What’s A Credit Rating Anyway?

When you really think about it, you realize that we rate and/or score nearly all things in life so as to compare them with their contemporaries and confidently grant our…

Chelsea Kaplan | April 26, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Money 101: Tax Deductions You May Have Missed

The U.S. tax code has over seven million words in it. Seriously — seven freaking million! Amongst all those pages and phrases are a variety of tax deductions that you…

Chelsea Kaplan | April 19, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Money 101: 4 Easy Ways To Start Building Your Nest Egg

In this tough economic climate, after paying all of your bills, you’re lucky if the money left over from your paycheck each month allows you to splurge on a trendy…

Chelsea Kaplan | April 12, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Money 101: How To Do Your Taxes With Your Man

Money matters are one of the most common topics couples disagree on, so if you’ve never done taxes with your honey before, you might want to brace yourself. Since April…

Catherine Strawn | April 8, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Money 101: What You Need To Do Before Buying Your First Home

Whether it’s because you can’t stand another day with a sloppy roommate, one more night of smelling the Indian food your neighbors are making for dinner or living in 300…

Chelsea Kaplan | April 5, 2010 - 12:00 pm
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