By Amy He  Wed Jul 3, 2013

See Our New Guides, Be More Financially Responsible

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What You Need to Know to Invest in Forex

If you were ever interested in trading foreign currencies, then you have to know about the Forex system.

In our three-part guide, we introduce you to the Forex world, who trades, what is traded, and more. Read the complete guide here.

How to Select a Travel Rewards Credit Card

It’s time for BBQ and Long Island Iced Teas, and also to finally book that trip you’ve been wanting to take. With so many travel rewards credit cards out there, it wouldn’t be smart to book a vacation without considering the perks that some banking institutions are offering.

In our guide, we walk you through the process of picking the right rewards travel card for your lifestyle and your travel habits. For example, are free checked bags important to you? Or maybe a card that has no foreign transaction fee?

Check out the full guide here.

Retirement Options for the Self-Employed

If you’re self-employed and you’re planning ahead about your retirement options, your path might be a little different than that of a regularly salaried worker.

In our new retirement guide, we explain the different kinds of plans available to small employers or self-employed workers, covering the individual 401K plan, Keogh plan, simple IRA plan, with a specific section dedicated to the Simplified Employee Pension Individual Retirement Arrangement (SEP-IRA).

Read the guide for more explanations here.

How to Be an Efficient Saver

Saving is one of our favorite topics to write about as a personal finance site. We don’t think you can ever save enough, and Americans are on the whole not getting better at doing it.

With our new guide, we explore the one savings account vs. multiple savings accounts debate, and then help you through the process what you should do in order to be a better saver, no matter how many savings goals you have.

Check out the full guide here.

Maximize Your Rewards Checking Account

If you currently have an interest checking account, you should be taking advantage of the rewards that you’re getting out of it.

Though a lot of interest checking accounts have a limit to how much of your money you can earn interest on, you should still making sure that you’re earning interest on every eligible dollar.

In our new guide, we offer you some tips on how to make sure you fulfill the requirements put in place by your interest checking account so that you can earn as much money possible in interest.

Read on for more on how to do that.

Use Peer-to-Peer Loans for Debt Consolidation

Though debt is never pleasant, there are options on how to tackle it if you’re stuck.

One consolidation method that’s starting to gain popularity away from the traditional method of bank consolidation is peer-to-peer (P2P) consolidation. Borrowers can turn to P2P lending if they’ve already exhausted their traditional options.

The process is relatively easy, so read on for our full guide here.

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