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9 Family Money Matters Your Kids Don't Need to Know

It's important to teach your kids about money. But they don't need to know every little thing about your personal money matters.

15 Unexpected Expenses of a New Baby

Having a baby is expensive. If you aren't ready for these unexpected costs, your new bundle can be an even bigger blow to your budget.

Why Holding Onto Too Much Stuff Is a Burden for Your Loved Ones

Material items will not follow you into the afterlife, so you might as well declutter your home while you're still here.

Watch Out for These 10 Red Flags With Vacation Rentals

Ready to book your next vacation rental? Don't sign on the dotted line until you know about these warning signs.

4 Questions to Answer Before Giving Your Kid a Credit Card

Are you giving your little one their very own plastic? Before handing it over, set some ground rules.

The 5 Best Drones for Beginners

Learning to fly a drone isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these drones for beginners and you'll be a pro in no time.

14 Smartphone Apps That Make Self-Care a Snap

Make self-care a priority wherever you are with these helpful apps. Taking good care of you has never been easier!

Stay Secure in Your Hotel With This 8-Point Safety Check

After you check the contents of minibar, look around to make sure your hosts have stocked up on room safety features, too.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Fight the Afternoon Slump?

Tell us how you fight the afternoon slump and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

What Should You Do When a Natural Disaster Spoils Your Travel Plans?

If a natural disaster is threatening your travel plans, it's crucial to know your options. Learn how your trip might be handled — and if you're entitled to a refund.

How to Use the Holidays to Teach Kids About Money

The holidays are full of family, fun, and even personal finance. 'Tis the season to teach your kids how to master their money!

Best Money Tips: Habits of Stress-Free People

Today we found articles on the habits of stress-free people, reasons why you’re always late and how to solve them, and simple ways to motivate yourself.

How to Talk to Friends and Family About Money (Without Making Everyone Mad)

Most of us would rather get a tooth pulled than talk about money with friends and family. Here's how to make the money talk painless.

What Does Your Junk Mail Say About You?

The kind of junk mail you receive can tell you a lot about the kind of person banks, retailers, and others think you are.

The 5 Best Home Security Systems

Keeping your home safe and secure isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these home security systems and you'll rest easy knowing your castle is protected

Best Money Tips: How to Make Small Talk When You're an Introvert

Today we found articles on small talk tips for introverts, what you need to consider when choosing workplace benefits, and how to make a carved pumpkin last longer.

Flashback Friday: 45 Brilliant Career Tips for Introverts

Society is made to reward extroverts, but there are ways for introverts to become amazingly successful, too.

How Cutting Your Losses Can Save You More Than Money

Learn to let go and you'll gain way more than better financial habits. Sunk costs are sunk for a reason!

The 5 Best 3D Scanners

Getting the right image to print into a 3D shape isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these 3D scanners and you'll get reliable 3D models.

7 Fun Podcasts for Kids (That Parents Love, Too)

These podcasts promote listening skills and give kids a much-needed break from their screens. You could use a break, too!

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7 Money Conversations Parents Should Have With Their Adult Kids

Your kids aren't babies anymore. It's time to sit down and talk finance.

How to Make Money by Creating YouTube Videos

Believe it or not, you can have a decent little side hustle by creating quality content on YouTube.

10 Ways to Combat "Impostor Syndrome"

Impostor syndrome — that feeling of being a fake in high stakes social situations — often stands in the way of success. Don't let it.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Give Back on Thanksgiving

Today we found articles on ways to give back on Thanksgiving, staying healthy during the holidays, and saving money when you start a business.

Best Money Tips: Effective Ways to Deal With Toxic People

Today we found articles on effective ways to deal with toxic people, unexpected uses for hydrogen peroxide, and easy ways to protect your pets in the winter.

5 Affordable Vacations to Please Every Age Group

Learn about the best and most affordable vacation options for group trips and multi-generational families.

How to Turn Your Instagram Account Into a Paying Gig

Instagram isn't just for pics of your daily latte and your adorable cat. You can make money with it, too!

The 5 Best Travel Cable Organizers

Keeping your tech cables organized isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these travel cable organizers and you'll be able to grab the right charger the moment you need it.

Teach Your Kids About Money With Their Holiday Gift Lists

Kids see the holidays as a gifts-filled free-for-all. You can turn those gimme-gimmes into some valuable money lessons.

How to Protect Your Retirement Account From a Hack

You know your bank account and credit card can get hacked. But are you forgetting to monitor your hard-earned retirement savings?

How to Manage a Family Member's Finances Long Distance

When an elderly relative needs your help managing their money, the miles between you don't have to be a burden.

The 5 Best Home Safes

Keeping your money and other valuables protected isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these home safes and your stuff will be safely tucked away from thieving hands.

12 Podcasts Bookworms Will Love

Combine your love of books and penchant for podcasts with these podcasts for bookworms. You can even read while listening!

6 Surprising Places Your Personal Info Is Shared

You protect your SSN, birth certificate, bank records, and financial documents. But watch out for these sneaky ways your personal information is shared.

Best Money Tips: Avoid These Common Mistakes After a Car Accident

Today we found articles on mistakes to avoid if you’re in a car accident, how to win a bidding war for a house, and proven ways to cut costs for your small business.

9 End-of-Life Cost Savings Your Survivors Will Thank You For

Financial planning for your final years is not just a wise money move solely for you; your heirs will thank you, too.

12 Questions to Ask When Choosing an Assisted Living Facility

When an aging loved one needs assisted living, you may not know where to start. These questions will help you find the perfect place.

Best Money Tips: Learn the Art of Meaningful Conversation

Today we found articles on how to master meaningful conversation, tips to organize your Gmail inbox in 20 minutes, and ways to be more assertive at work.

How to Get Your Money Back When You’re Denied a Refund

Not every retailer you shop will have flexible return policies or exemplary customer service. But you can still get a refund if you know who to ask.

Best Money Tips: 5 Ways to Get in "The Zone"

Today we found articles on ways to get in the zone, how to maximize Social Security benefits, and housekeeping tips for the domestically challenged.