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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!

Who Really Owns Your Digital Assets?

In the modern era, assets are not always tangible things. What do you do with your digital goods when you pass on?

How to Select a Charity to Donate to After a Natural Disaster

Before making a charitable donation after a natural disaster, it's important to make sure your gift is going to a reputable organization. Here's how to check.

How Your Bad Credit Can Impact Your Kids

Worried about the effect your bad credit may have on you? You also need to consider how it can affect your kids.

How to Find and Hire a Reliable Contractor

Nothing's more scary for homeowners than the prospect of hiring the wrong contractor. Here's how to hire the right one.

Don't Make These 5 Common Mistakes When Writing a Will

Everyone needs a last will and testament. Make it easier on your loved ones by avoiding these mistakes.

7 Things You Need to Know About Pet Insurance

Before you sign up for pet insurance, there are a few things you should know.

How to Save for Retirement While Caring for Kids and Parents

In between caring for your parents and your kids, you need to care for yourself, too — especially your financial future self.

The 5 Best 3D Printers

Why print flat paper when you can print 3D objects? Just use any of these 3D printers and you'll be amazed by what you can make at home.

Why Donating Money Is the Best Thing You Can Do After a Natural Disaster

There's a natural impulse to donate after a natural disaster. But donating goods over money is not always the best idea.

How to Help Your Parents Retire

Your parents have given you so much in life. Pay it forward by helping them plan their best retirement.

A Granny Pod May Be the Smartest Way to Care for an Elderly Parent

Long-term care for an elderly parent or relative has a new, affordable option: Meet the granny pod.

6 Pet Expenses You Should Never Skip

Pet care can be expensive, but there are certain pet care costs that you can't afford to skip.

How to Protect Elderly Loved Ones From Financial Scams

Don't let con artists prey on your elderly loved ones. You can help protect them, and their money, from financial predators.

Best Money Tips: How Negativity Can Be Good For You

Today we found articles on ways to make negativity work in your favor, little known tips to help you pay tuition, and cleaning hacks to keep your place spick and span.

How to Feed a Large Family on a Small Budget

Feeding a big family on a budget is a big challenge! These strategies can help save money, time, and maybe a little sanity, too.

The 5 Best Battery Phone Cases

Keeping your phone battery from draining while you're out and about isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these battery phone cases and your phone will always have life.

Don't Start a Family Before Reaching These 5 Money Goals

Raising kids isn't free. Before you grow your family, consider hitting these money goals first.

17 Creative, No-Mess Activities for Kids Stuck at Home

Help your homebound kid avoid the boredom blues by keeping them occupied with these no-mess activities.

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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.