I Stopped Using Credit Cards Completely in an Attempt to Get Out of Debt — Here’s What Happened

I am a shopaholic. I find it hard to resist cute things — and the world is filled with cute things. When I got my credit card bill and was bummed about my high balance, I would cheer myself up by shopping — and charging my purchases to my credit …

This 36-Year-Old Dad Is the King of Selling T-shirts Online — and He’s Sharing Detailed Strategies on How Others Can Make Thousands a Month Too

Michael Essany has always known how to handle an audience. As a teenager, he hosted a talk show from his parents’ home that eventually drew international attention and landed him two seasons on E! He’s interviewed Gabby Douglas, William Shatner and Stan Lee. And now, he has 11,800 followers in …

Medicare Advantage Plans Are Offering New Benefits Next Year — But Only 7% of Members Will Get Them

For some older adults, private Medicare Advantage plans next year will offer a host of new benefits, such as transportation to medical appointments, home-delivered meals, wheelchair ramps, bathroom grab bars or air conditioners for asthma sufferers. But the new benefits will not be widely available, and they won’t be easy …

The One Huge Mistake You’re Making With Your Resume, According to a Team of 482 Hiring Managers

Conventional wisdom holds that your résumé should be no longer than one page. At least that’s what most résumé coaches will tell you. But new research suggests that job recruiters were more than twice as likely to prefer two-page resumes over one-page résumés — a conclusion that surprised even the …

One Thing You Should Always Check After You Buy Airline Tickets

It’s always a good idea to carefully check your airline tickets for issues once they’re issued. You can catch — and correct for free within 24 hours — name misspellings, incorrect identification numbers or even booking the wrong date. Thankfully a TPGreader was diligent about checking her ticket, and by …

Here’s How to Help Firefighters Battling the Deadly California Fires

Thousands of firefighters are battling deadly, fast-moving flames across the state of California amid what has become one of the most destructive and deadly wildfire seasons in decades. As two particularly destructive fires have taken shape over the last several days in the Golden State, firefighters are working 24-hour shifts …