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Americans Charging Medical Expenses On Credit Cards

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 05.23.2012 | Money

Are you carrying debt because of doctor's bills or medicine costs? If so, you're not alone. Many low-and middle-income Americans are paying for med...

The Average Wedding Costs An Outrageous Amount

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 05.22.2012 | Money

Mark Zuckerberg just married his longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan a day after Facebook's epic debut on the NASDAQ. But most people aren't lucky enou...

The Five Best And Worst Cities For Financial Well-Being (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 05.21.2012 | Money

Some towns are getting along in this economy better than others. A report issued this week from the credit counseling agency CredAbility offers som...

What You Can Do Now to Get a Bigger Tax Refund Next Year

Mark Steber | Posted 07.16.2012 | Money
Mark Steber

A better way to work towards a larger refund next year is by taking advantage of all the tax credits and deductions that you may be entitled to, but are often overlooked.

The Best Fortune 500 Companies To Work For

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 05.18.2012 | Money

Does your employer serve free lunch and have bocce ball courts? Google does. Perhaps part-time workers at your company receive health insurance and st...

Read This Before Joining A Credit Union

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 05.10.2012 | Money

Credit unions have seen a rise in membership as big banks have come under scrutiny for their never-ending profit-making measures. While the Occupy...

These Are The 10 Best Cities For Jobs

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 05.07.2012 | Money

Are you seeking employment? You might want to consider relocating. Forbes Magazine recently ranked the top big cities for jobs. The list calculate...

LOOK: Here's What's On Sale This Month

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 05.03.2012 | Money

April showers bring May shoppers. With the summer season just around the corner, some retailers are offering good prices on summer wear and other ...

Lake Como Vs. La Quinta

Dina Gachman | Posted 07.03.2012 | Travel
Dina Gachman

Sure plane travel hasn't always been as rosy as a 1950s beach blanket melodrama, but still. Meals and bite sized snacks used to be free. Flights used to be pretty much on time. It didn't cost $25 to check your luggage.

The Best Credit Card Picks For Graduates

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 05.02.2012 | Money

College and high graduates bracing for the future might want to consider building their credit. Anyone planning to lease a car, rent a home or take...

Think You Paid A Lot In Taxes? At Least You Don't Live Here

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 04.27.2012 | Money

Do you cringe every payday when you see a large chunk of your hard-earned cash deducted for social security and income taxes? If so, take comfort ...

Youth Baseball Costs Aren't Playing Around

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.25.2012 | Money

Fran Dicari, father of three, spent $11,704 on his brood's athletic endeavors in 2011. Dicari's shopping list would dent a lot of family budgets: N...

How To Avoid Scams On Craigslist

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 04.23.2012 | Money

Craigslist can be an exciting marketplace of steals and deals or a gateway to a sold out show. But the site is also ripe with scammers who are looking...

How To Avoid A $10,000 Cell Phone Bill

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 04.25.2012 | Money

Earlier this year, a Canadian family was greeted with a mobile bill for over $10,000 after a vacation in Arizona. The culprit of their post-trip night...

Big Changes Ahead for 2013 Tax Season!

Mark Steber | Posted 06.17.2012 | Money
Mark Steber

With the tax deadline now here, many Americans are enjoying their tax refunds, putting them to use to pay bills, buy something special or add those dollars to their savings. That's the good news. The bad news? Well, this moment of elation may be short-lived.

How To Get Free Stuff On Tax Day

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 04.18.2012 | Money

Now that most of us have filed our tax returns to Uncle Sam, it's finally time to celebrate the end of tax season. The following businesses are provid...

Seniors Mean Business on Facebook

Wm. Scott Page | Posted 06.10.2012 | Money
Wm. Scott Page

If AARP, which has more than 10 percent of the U.S. population on its rolls, hasn't yet figured out how to capture seniors on the most pervasive social media site, then we all have a long way to go.

Winning Mega Millions Ticket Somewhere In McDonald's, Apparently

Posted 04.04.2012 | Money

An unfolding Mega Millions saga in Maryland has taken a new turn as Mirlande Wilson, a McDonald's employee who claimed she had a winning ticket, now s...

How Filing a Tax Return Reduces Identity Theft

Mark Steber | Posted 06.03.2012 | Money
Mark Steber

Be cautious and vigilant when it comes to providing any personal information, such as your social security number, bank or credit account numbers over the phone or via e-mail, and avoid carrying your social security card in your wallet.

WATCH: These Fraudsters Are Finding Cheap Gas

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.20.2012 | Money

Some customers simply won't stand for record-breaking fuel prices and are taking creative measures to avoid paying full price for gas. Thieves with...

This State's Residents Are The Biggest Suckers

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.15.2012 | Money

Georgia residents are the biggest suckers for the lottery in the country, according to Bloomberg's Sucker Index, which ranks states according to how ...

So Long, Toasters: Cool Bank Gimmicks

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.14.2012 | Money

Gone are the days of getting a free toaster in exchange for setting up a bank account. Now, banks feature posh lounges with hip furniture and offer a ...

What You Should And Shouldn't Buy This Month

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.10.2012 | Money

Smart shoppers know that planning ahead of time is the best way to get the best deals. Here are things you should and shouldn't buy this month. ...

Uh Oh, We're Doing This Again

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.09.2012 | Money

We’ve started spending money again--that is, money we don’t necessarily have. Americans racked up $48 billion in credit card debt last year, ac...

How Financially Fertile Are You?

Jacoba Urist | Posted 05.02.2012 | Money
Jacoba Urist

By the time you feel ready to get serious about your money, it may be too late to make up for lost ground. And there are no medical breakthroughs when it comes to retirement or building an adequate nest egg.