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Personal Finance

How these homeowners paid off their mortgages decades ahead of schedule

Auto insurance too expensive? It could be your ZIP code

Will I really save on auto insurance as soon as I turn 25?

5 worst money blunders made by millennials

Wellness programs: What will my boss know?

First apartment checklist for frugal millennials

Birth control and the Hobby Lobby decision

Insurance for newlyweds: Coupling your coverage

Even young adults need disability insurance

Medical credit card: Financial remedy or ill?

Comparing health insurance by doctor network

Best financial calculator options for millennials

Calling your health insurer? Prepare to hold


A tale of two journalists

In the age of celebrities and Twitter, is PR obsolete?

Natural Hair

Newly natural? Avoid these 3 hair care myths

Which natural hair subscription box service is for you?

Self-taught artist celebrates natural hair

5 reasons why I’m a protective style fanatic


A few questions with Malina Rodriguez

Photographic memory

Fulfilling a dream deferred


The silence factor

Got voluntourism???

Consuming identity abroad

Sick on arrival