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Here's What You Need to Know About 529 ABLE Accounts

If you're the parent of a special-needs child, the 529 ABLE account can be a valuable resource in helping your child thrive.

4 Times a Handwritten Letter Can Save You Big Bucks

Don't ditch your stationery and penmanship skills just yet. They could save you real money.

The 5 Best E-readers

Finding the right tablet for reading all your favorite books isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these e-readers and you can be the bookworm you've always wanted to be.

8 Places to Travel Where the Dollar Is Still Strong

The strength of the U.S. dollar is constantly changing, but in these travel destinations, it can go a long, long way.

Should You Make Your Young Kids Pay "Rent?"

A viral Facebook post has parents everywhere wondering: Should you charge your young kids rent?

Ask the Readers: What Personal Finance Apps Do You Use?

Tell us about the personal finance apps that you use and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

10 Ways Driverless Cars Could Impact Your Wallet

They may have a few kinks to iron out, but make no mistake; driverless cars are on the way. How will they impact your bottom line?

Your Hotel Room Has Bedbugs. Now What?

Bedbugs? Ick! Once the squick subsides, take some steps to make sure you don't bring any new friends home with you.

Best Money Tips: 8 Ways to Boost Your Confidence Now

Today we found articles on ways to instantly boost your confidence, income producing assets that you’ve never heard of, and essential documents for estate planning.

Best Money Tips: Successful People Refuse to Do These Things

Today we found articles on things that successful people refuse to do, hacks to reclaim your house from messy pets, and ways to keep your brain young.

Yes, Affordable Family Travel Is Possible

Frugal family travel is possible with the right attitude, but you need to be strategic.

4 Money Fights Married Couples Have (And How to Avoid Them)

Nothing throws a wrench in the works of marriage quite like money troubles. Learn how to avoid these common financial fights.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Express Your Love Besides "I Love You?"

Tell us how you express your love and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: How to Spot Common Medical Billing Mistakes

Today we found articles on how to spot common medical billing errors, using momentum to get out of a mental rut, and money questions to ask your partner this Valentine’s Day.

How to Help Your Adult Children Become Financially Independent

If your grown children are still depending on you for every little money matter, it's time to teach them how to go it alone.

Best Money Tips: Things You Shouldn't Do When You're Tired

Today we found articles on things you shouldn’t do when you’re tired, restaurant apps that give free food, and practices that will make you smarter.

7 Romantic Getaways Any Couple Can Afford

If you want to get away with your honey, these affordable destinations are super romantic (and cheap!).

7 Signs You're Financially Ready to Start a Family

It's hard to know when you're 100 percent ready to have a baby, but these financial signs mean you're off to a great start.

4 Ways to Help Your Adult Kids and Still Save for Retirement

You want to take care of your kids. But you also need to take care of your own financial future.

How the Fair Credit Reporting Act Protects You

The Fair Credit Reporting Act exists to protect you. Here's everything you need to know about it.

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8 Signs You Need a Social Media Detox

Social media is fun, until it becomes your whole life. If you can relate, it might be time for a social media detox.

5 Money Moves Every Single Parent Should Make

Raising a kid by yourself takes strength, resilience, and perhaps most importantly, a solid financial footing.

6 Ways to Find Child Care While Traveling

Traveling with your kids is a great way to bond as a family, but there is such a thing as "too much" togetherness.

The 5 Best Board Games for Children

Board games can be educational for children, teaching them critical thinking, reading, and even money skills. Get any of these five and your kids will have a blast.

Yes, It's Still Safe to Visit Hawaii During the Volcanic Eruption

Despite the recent Kilauea Volcano eruption, most of the Big Island and the rest of the Hawaiian Islands remain safe.

Best Money Tips: How to Boost Your Wi-Fi Signal at Home

Today we found articles on ways to boost your Wi-Fi signal at home, money-saving tips for your next backpacking trip, and ways to stay accountable to your health and fitness goals.

How to Turn Your Expertise Into a Side Hustle

Now that you've become an expert in a certain subject, why not make some money sharing what you know?

28 Free Ways to Entertain Your Kids This Summer

You can make plenty of fun memories with your kids this summer and it won't cost you a thing.

How to Stop Those Annoying Robocalls

Sick of the receiving an endless number of robocalls when you're just trying to live your life? We have good news for you.

Best Money Tips: How to Maintain Friendships As An Adult

Today we found articles on ways to maintain adult friendships, timesaving kitchen tips to simplify your life, and the best ways to sell your old stuff and make money.

7 Common Travel Myths That People Need to Stop Believing

You've always wanted to travel more, but you worry about the cost or the risks or the inconvenience. Good news -- your worries are probably unfounded.

How to Talk to Mom and Dad About Their Money

Give Dad and Mom the gift of knowing you're ready to help them weather whatever life throws their way.

12 Free Software Tools for Your Small Business

Your small business doesn't need the latest high-cost software to get up and running. There are plenty of great options online for free.

Best Money Tips: How to Tell When You Are Passive-Aggressive

Today we found articles on how to tell if you’re being passive-aggressive, practical advice from billionaires, and the true cost of eating out.

The 5 Best Cord Organizers

Keeping all of your cords neat and tidy isn't easy, but it can be. Get any of these cord organizers and your gadgets will never be a tangled mess again

How to Entertain Your Grandkids Without Going Broke

Keeping the grandkids entertained doesn't require the latest game system and a bucket of cash. You can do it for next to nothing… and they'll love it.

Best Money Tips: Surprising Lifesaving Items Under $15

Today we found articles on items under $15 that could save your life, how to spend a year abroad for $1,000 a month, and easy grilling hacks that’ll make you look like a genius.

7 Little White Lies That Can Save You Money

Sometimes it's OK to fudge the truth in the name of saving money.

20 Ways to Make Family Camping Easy

A family camping trip might sound like a chaotic adventure, but there lots are ways to make it effortless and fun.

5 Questions to Ask Before Sending Your Child to Private School

Not sure if private school is right for your child? Get the answers to these questions before you decide.