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6 Storage Spots Right Under Your Nose

Are you running out of places to squirrel stuff away and fear you may soon experience a clutter crisis? Check out these six sneaky home storage spots you might have overlooked. Kitchen cabinet door backs can handle light loads of hanging storage for mixer attachments, measuring cups and spatulas. Screw cup hooks into the back [...]

Your credit may have been stolen

Equifax is one of three nationwide credit-reporting companies that track and rate the financial history of U.S. consumers. It gets its data from credit card companies, banks, credit unions, retailers, and lenders.  The company reported that the personal information of roughly 143 million people was compromised.  It was also reported that the compromise occurred sometime [...]

Get Your Head in the Cloud

Unless you've been living under a floppy disk, chances are you've heard the term "cloud computing" tossed around. If you've ever wondered what the cloud is and how it works and how you can use it yourself, look no further! "The cloud" is little more than a nickname for storage on the internet, a virtual [...]

5 financial mistakes that can doom your future

Making the right money moves is a lifelong process if you want to achieve financial independence. The good news is that if you can avoid just five big mistakes, you'll have a lot more spare cash — both now and in the future — to accomplish all of your important goals. Waiting too long to [...]

Top 5 free budgeting apps for Android

Sometimes the best things in money management are free. With the help of the right finance app, you can turn your smartphone into a personal money assistant. I took a look at the Google Play rankings to see which budgeting apps top the charts. I excluded apps offered by individual banks. Spending Tracker Spending Tracker [...]

A New Take on Old Tech

It used to be that electronics and devices performed a single job. But at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), manufacturers unveiled a host of products that expand our notions of what household gadgets can do. Here are a few highlights from CES 2017 that reflect just how much the times are changing. Simplehuman voice-activated [...]

Calculate Mortgage Payments

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