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Bridgeport, Connecticut.

The 9 US cities where people are mostly likely to max out their credit cards

Bridgeport, Connecticut has the most residents dealing with credit card debt, followed by New York City and Virginia Beach, Virginia.

The Amex Platinum is available to active-duty servicemembers at no annual fee — but even with the fee, the credit card is a great value

Here's how active-duty US servicemembers can get the Amex Platinum Card's fee waived. The card offers a fantastic value and great travel benefits.
Allow yourself to spend money on the things that make you happiest.

7 times you’re better off spending than saving

You shouldn't cut corners when it comes to spending money on things that improve your health, happiness, or financial situation.
Millennial women might earn more money than their partners more often than boomer women, but many of the same problems persist.

Nearly a quarter of women out-earn their partner, but they still face many of the same workplace hurdles as their mothers

Of millennial women, 23% reported earning more money than their partners, while just 12% of boomer women said the same.

The best American Express cards

Of all the American Express cards you can sign up for, the Amex Platinum is the best with its generous benefits, valuable perks, and solid rewards.
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Writing my will online for free helped me have important conversations with my husband that I typically avoid

Writing their will with Fabric, a free online service, helped them talk about who should take care of their kids in the event of their death.
The author and her daughter putting the finishing touches on their Christmas tree.

My family’s favorite holiday tradition has replaced typical gift-giving, and we don’t miss the presents at all

Each year, the family "adopts" a homeless family in need instead of buying Christmas gifts for siblings and parents who don't need anything.
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I started using business credit cards to maximize my spending, but as a side benefit my personal credit score increased by 50 points

I applied for the Ink Business Preferred card and a few other business products to earn points — but it also helped increase my personal credit score.
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5 lessons I learned selling candy in 7th grade that have stuck with me ever since

I learned entrepreneurial basics such as figuring out how much profit I would earn, eyeing the competition, and strategizing the sell.

Just in time for Black Friday, some Amex cardholders are eligible for $30 back at Best Buy

If you're eligible, you can get $30 back or 3,000 Amex points when you spend $300 or more at Best Buy. Here's how to see if you have this offer.