Stephen is a former personal finance writer for NerdWallet. His work has been featured by USA Today and MarketWatch.
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When Is the Best Time to Buy Furniture?
Indoor and outdoor furniture styles go on sale at different times of the year.
‘Ballers’ Doesn’t Fumble When It Comes to Money Matters
The HBO series about star players and big money is pretty accurate — but doesn't represent every player’s lifestyle.
No, You Can’t Just Be a Bartender
Guy walks into a bar and says, "Hey, can I have a job?" Bartender says, "Dream on, buddy."
5 Money Moves From Terrell Owens
The NFL great — a contestant on this season's "Dancing With the Stars" — shares his hard-earned lessons.
Bill Negotiation: Get a Better Deal on Cable, Internet and More
Leverage your loyalty to get a better deal from your cable provider, phone company and more.
8 Places to Sell Stuff Online
Consider fees and convenience when choosing among broad marketplaces, speciality sites and local platforms.
Moving Without Help From Friends? Take These 5 Steps
Get a head start on packing, compare moving companies and look for free materials.
What Is My Take-Home Income?
Also called net income, your take-home pay is what's left after taxes and deductions come out of your paycheck.
6 Ways to Get Cheap Internet in 2023
Get cheap internet service by evaluating your usage, negotiating your bill or switching to a less expensive service.