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How to Tell if That Home Business Opportunity Is Really a Pyramid Scheme

It can be a pretty steep uphill climb to become a moneymaking MLM superstar.

Organize 8 Key Areas of Your Life With These 17 Smart Apps

Stop looking at Facebook and use your phone to become more productive. Yes, that's right — time to get some work done!

10 Ways to Keep Your Private Info Private

From your Facebook feed, to your mailbox — identity theft hides behind every corner. Make sure your privacy is protected.

6 Reasons You Need to Include Pets in Your Will

When drawing up your will, don't forget to include your four-legged family members! They need you, even when you're gone.

4 Reasons to Add Your Teen as an Authorized User on Your Credit Card

Giving your teen authorized user access to your credit card might sound risky. Here's why you should do it anyway.

How to Spring Clean Your Whole Life — One Step at a Time

Spring cleaning can seem overwhelming, but there is a way to organize your entire life, one step at a time.

20 Ways Amazon's Alexa Can Make Your Life Easier

Amazon's Alexa can do a whole lot more than spout off fun facts — she can actually make your life easier!

Do You Know How Dirty Your Money Is?

You use money often, but have you ever considered what kinds of nasty bacteria are living on its surface? The answer is not for the squeamish.

Pay with a Selfie: How Safe Are the New Ways to Pay?

Smile! You just paid with a selfie. How safe are these trendy new ways to spend, anyway?

How to Help Your Kid Build Their First Budget

Everything your teen needs to master their money starts with you. Teach them budgeting basics that will last a lifetime.

Best Money Tips: How to Make Friends

Today we found articles on how to make friends, trendy workouts that you can do for less, and ways to improve your morning.

7 Tools and Gadgets Your Smartphone Can Replace

Clear the clutter and keep your smartphone, because with the right apps, it becomes a universal tool that makes your everyday life easier.

Best Money Tips: How to Read Better

Today we found articles on ways to improve reading comprehension, how to travel more affordably, and ways to stay fit without spending hours at the gym.

10 Ways to Get the Most Out of a Home Warranty

Hot water heater on the fritz? Your home warranty can help with that...if you follow a few simple guidelines.

A Simple Guide to Planning For a Loved One's Long-Term Care

Our aging loved ones deserve the best care possible. Plan for it now, and make the process much easier later.

Best Money Tips: Simple Ways to Brighten Someone's Day

Today we found articles on simple ways to brighten someone’s day, vacation hacks that help you save money, and free websites that will improve your quality of life.

5 Money Strategies for the Sandwich Generation

Your kids depend on you. Your aging parents depend on you. For the sandwich generation, smart money management is a must.

6 Easy Ways to Get Rid of Mold on Common Household Items

Yuck mold — and it's everywhere! Get rid of it while keeping your stuff with some easy cleaning tricks.

Mental Tricks That Will Help You Hate Winter Less

With the endless falling of snow, winter can be a miserable time. Hate it a little less by adding these clever mental tricks to your arsenal.

The 5 Best USB-Powered Fans

Keeping yourself and your computer cool in a stuffy work area isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these USB-powered fans and your work area will always be chill.

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How to Keep Social Media From Ruining Your Vacation

We all want to take the perfect vacation selfie, but is it really worth ruining your trip?

Best Money Tips: Easy Ways to Beat Smartphone Addiction

Today we found articles on ways to overcome smartphone addiction, financial advice that you should ignore, and small ways to recharge this summer.

Here's How Debt Settlement Can Make Your Debt Worse

Debt settlement companies make a pretty convincing pitch, but beware: They just might leave you worse off.

6 Big Ways ATMs Are Changing

The local ATM you know and love might be changing — for the better! Here's how banks are teaching the venerable ATM some new tricks.

Best Money Tips: 13 First Aid "Facts" That Aren't True

Today we found articles on common first aid myths, legal ways to get Netflix for free, and ways to take charge of your job interview.

How to Earn Extra Income With a Drone

Put that new drone to good use and make a little extra cash on the side.

The 5 Best Waterproof Phone Cases

Keeping your phone dry at all times isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these waterproof phone cases and your phone will be able to brave all the elements.

Ask the Readers: Do You Live in a Multi-Generational Household?

Tell us if you live in a multigenerational household and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

How to Have a Fun Family Road Trip Without Breaking Your Budget

You've got your summer family road trip mapped out — just don't let on the road budget busters ruin your fun.

Make the World Better With These 17 Free Ways to Give Back

There are plenty of ways to donate your unwanted belongings and your time without spending a dime.

The 5 Best Baby Carriers

Bringing your baby with you while on-the-go isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these baby carriers and your kiddo will safely tucked in while you run errands.

7 Life Skills Your Kids Won't Learn in School

There are some important lessons kids can't get from a traditional education. Are you showing your kids the way?

The 5 Best Label Makers

Staying organized isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these label makers and your stuff will never get lost.

5 Ways Being Late on Tech Trends Saves You Money

Late adopters get to choose from tested products, pay better prices, and avoid hidden costs in the new and trendy.

8 Misleading Gadget Marketing Gimmicks

Before you go out and buy the latest tech gadgets, be wary of those that don't live up to the hype.

8 Items You Should Never Buy Online

Just because you can buy absolutely anything online doesn't mean you should.

The 5 Best Smart Alarm Clocks

Getting out of bed in the morning isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these smart alarm clocks and waking up will be a piece of cake.

6 Reasons Average People Should Consider a Prenup

Prenups aren't just for the rich and famous. Even folks with modest means should think about protecting their assets.

7 Surprising Ways to Earn Money Online

Need some extra cash? These online side hustles — some new, some new and improved — could earn you a pretty penny.

These Apps Turn Saving Money Into a Game — Are They Worth It?

These apps promise to gamify your savings and investing, but is gamification really the key to better finances?