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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.

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!

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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.

5 of the Safest Countries to Visit in 2018

Who needs stress about and worry about safety on vacation? These five international destinations offer plenty of adventure -- minus the risk.

How the Fair Credit Billing Act Protects You

The Fair Credit Billing Act (FCBA) was created to protect consumers. Here's how it protects you.

4 Things You Should Make Your Adult Child Pay For

The transition to adulthood is financially tricky. That doesn't mean parents should be bailing out their kids' every bill.

How to Divide Rewards and Keep Your Sanity in Divorce

Heading toward divorce with a huge stash of points and miles? Yep, those are negotiable, too.

How to Successfully Negotiate Everything With Your Kid

Negotiation is a key financial skill many of us don't learn until we're adults. Here's how to teach your kids the basics.

Best Money Tips: Use These Apps to Be More Productive

Today we found articles on apps that can make you more productive, tips for mindful consumption, and budget saving trends that don’t work.

Best Money Tips: Small Lifestyle Changes That Make a Big Difference

Today we found articles on simple changes that make a big difference in your life, health foods you should make at home, and fun things to put on a calendar.

Best Money Tips: Safety Tips for Natural Disasters

Today we found articles on safety tips for natural disasters, weird places to find coupons, and effective steps to overcome frustration.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Give More to Charity in 2018

Today we found articles on ways to give more in 2018, effective ways to stretch your meal money, and how to decide if something is worth fixing.

7 Clever Tricks to Make Your New Year's Resolution Stick

Most people tend to bail on their New Year's resolutions before winter ends. But this time, you can make yours stick.

10 Less Awkward Ways to Ask a Friend for Your Money Back

Friendships can easily be ruined by borrowed money. But if you're looking to get your loan repaid, here's how to do it with minimal awkwardness.