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10 Genius Ways to Store Toys

Toys are fun to play with, but not much fun to look at. Luckily these clever toy storage solutions put the style back in after-playtime.

Watching Tots: How to Get Started in Babysitting

Teens make good pocket money by babysitting, but there's no rule that says adults can't do it, too. Here's how to get started.

Winter Is Coming: Make These 6 Money Moves Now

The leaves may be falling, but your finances should be on the rise. Tackle these fall money must-dos before winter settles in.

20 Awesome Uses for Milk Crates

Milk crates are storage stalwarts because they're cheap and sturdy, but they can do so much more than just store books and LPs.

5 Best Online Checking Accounts

Whether you're looking to earn interest or for great customer service and reasonable fees, these five online checking account are all wise choices.

10 Productivity Tips for IT Professionals

We all know that technology can be a distraction. But we can turn the tables and increase our productivity by using tech tools to keep track of time, collaborate, and stay on task.

5 Money Rules That'll Save You Big in Baby's First Year

Having a baby might seem like a never-ending money suck, but there are easy ways to save money in your baby's first year.

8 Tax Tricks to Try if You're Stuck With Student Loans

The burden of student loan debt is heavy enough. Get as many tax breaks as you can to lighten your load.

End Potato Prejudice: 10 Reasons Why You Should Eat Potatoes

Potatoes have gotten a rep as starchy and fattening. But recent studies suggest potatoes may contribute to weight loss, and they're as inexpensive and full of nutrition as ever.

Everything You Need to Know About Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae

The names Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae probably ring a bell, especially if you've applied for a mortgage lately — but who or what, are they, exactly?

80 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for $10 or Less

There's still plenty of time to wrap up holiday shopping. Stuff your collection of stockings with a couple of these fun and frugal small gifts.

10 Smart Ways to Keep Your Clothes Looking New

You've stocked your capsule wardrobe with smart, versatile looks. Now keep them looking that way, season after season.

I.O.U.S.A. the Movie - A Review One Year Later

I.O.U.S.A. is a documentary film released in late 2008 by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation that focuses on the national debt of the United States. I finally watched it this weeken

6 Hidden Dangers of Credit Card Balance Transfers

We're advocates of credit balance transfers as part of a debt reduction plan, but that doesn't mean the strategy is risk-free. Here's what to watch out for.

How to Use Snapchat in Your Job Search

Who knew posting selfies could help your job search? Let Snapchat lead you to your next job.

What Every Parent Should Know About the New College Financial Aid Rules

If you have college-aged kids, then you need to know these major FAFSA changes for the 2017–2018 school year.

5 "When You're Rich" Dream Buys That Aren't That Great

So, you achieved the American dream, and came into serious money. But before you go spending all that green, a word of warning…

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25,000 Reasons to Pamper Your Credit

Would you take good care of your credit score if you knew someday it could save you $25,000?

Credit Unions vs. Banks: What's the Difference?

Banks and credit unions both have their benefits...and the potential to be totally annoying. Here's how to figure out which institution is right for you.