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11 profitable ways you can make money online

The internet provides endless money-making potential through platforms that allow you to sell products and services, monetize content creation, take online surveys, and more.

Petal 2 Card Review: Decent cash back with no hidden fees?

The Petal 2 card offers cash back rewards, has no annual fee, and is designed for those with limited credit history or low credit scores.

Does Chime deliver where big banks don’t? Our complete review

Chime is a solid option if you do most of your banking online, want to avoid fees, or are looking to build your credit score.

I'm a shopaholic — here's how I paid off $15K in debt in 2 years

Sarah Bartlett, 37, says she was juggling eight credit cards at one point as she splashed out for theater tickets, clothes, designer handbags, iPhones — even a new car.

The average American spends this much per day

A survey of 2,000 U.S. adults revealed that, aside from their job, Americans think that they do?$134 of work when factoring in cleaning, cooking, and driving.

I'm an extreme budgeter who saved $200K in 5 years — this was the downside I didn't expect

Gwen Merz saved up to 75% of her income in the years after she graduated college — but it came at a cost.

The Tooth Fairy gets more generous every year — but is $100 too much to give a child?

"I saw the crisp Benjamin as the child was waving it around at pick up," one crestfallen mom wrote.

Here's how early you can book a flight and still get cheap airfare

The travel site analyzed over 917 million airfares across the US to determine the best travel hacks.

Gen Zers whine that they need therapy — from the stress of filing taxes

"People in these generations are used to products and services that make their lives easier," Lindsay Bryan-Podvin, a financial therapist at Mind Money Balance, told The Post.

The number one thing you need to do if you want to retire comfortably: experts

'It's so important to make sure you have a plan,' Jade Warshaw told 'The Big Money Show'

Teacher's unique way to instruct about money — she charges students rent for desks: 'Great idea'

"I teach them the responsibility of handling money that they earn through their class jobs," Shelby Lattimore said.

Made money on Venmo or PayPal last year? What you need to know about your taxes

Americans who earned money online last year have temporarily escaped a brutal tax shock this year.

Is Dave Ramsey right about credit cards?

Personal finance expert Dave Ramsey argues against using credit cards, but when used responsibly, cards provide valuable benefits like rewards and convenience.

Credit card debt is on the rise: 5 ways to pay down your balance

Prioritizing paying off credit card debt can save you money on interest charges and get control of your finances.

Inflation washes away rainy day funds: 44% of Americans can’t cover a $1,000 expense

Many Americans are on financial thin ice without adequate emergency savings, a recent Bankrate survey finds. If faced with a $1,000 bill today, 35% of Americans admit they would need...

Most Americans don’t expect their financial situation to get better this year

Americans say high inflation, stagnant wages, and dissatisfaction with elected officials are the reasons behind their pessimism.

Boost your savings with these 7 short-term CDs

If you want to grow your savings without locking up your money for years, here are some short-term CDs that offer over 5% APY. We compared the top CDs under...

Sky's the limit: The best 8 airline credit cards

Whether you're loyal to one airline or a more flexible traveler, we'll help you find the right airline card to match your needs and start racking up miles and points.

Swipe, spend, save: The best 6 cash-back credit cards

Tired of credit cards with confusing point systems and restrictions? These cash back credit cards offer simple rewards that put money directly into your wallet.

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