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15 Easy to Keep New Year's Resolutions That Really Pay Off

New Year's resolutions are really hard to keep. But these are actually pretty easy, and totally worth the effort.

Should Your Kids Contribute to Family Money Goals?

Setting money goals together as a family can set your kids up for future financial success. Try it with your kids and watch them prosper.

How to Protect Yourself From an Investment Scam

That guy in an Internet chatroom with a hot stock tip probably isn't really a Wall Street insider with time to spare. Just saying.

Best Money Tips: 50 Ways to Pay It Forward During the Holidays

Today we found articles on ways to pay it forward this holiday season, tips to make family laundry easier, and a look at how home assistants like Alexa can save you money.

You're Missing Out on These 5 Easy Fixes for FOMO

While you've been afraid of missing out on everything, you've also missed out on ways to cure FOMO. But here they are!

9 Gifts That Won't Become Clutter

Everyone loves gifts, but no one likes clutter. These minimalist ideas all make for a perfect present.

15 Ways to Prevent Your Smartphone From Wasting Data

It's so easy to use up your available data and go over your monthly plan. Here are some clever ways to keep that from happening.

Going Off the Grid Is a Lot Harder Than You Think

You may hear folks long for the simpler days of living "off-grid." But it wasn't necessarily that much simpler after all.

How to Use the Holiday Quiet Time to Boost Your Career

Holiday weeks can be super slow at the office — which makes it the perfect time to learn new skills and accelerate your career.

8 Reasons Time Is Worth More Than Money

We've all heard people say "time is money." But believe it or not, time is worth so much more.

9 Frugal Winter Activities to Keep Kids Busy During Holiday Break

The kids are home for the holidays! But can you keep them entertained without busting your budget? You sure can!

9 Easy Ways to Pay With Your Smartphone

There's no need to carry a stack of plastic or wad of cash everywhere you go. Make your money as mobile as you are!

Is This News Story Fake? Here's How to Tell

Spare yourself the embarrassment of a public Facebook debunking, and learn how to fact-check news for yourself. It's easy!

Will Your Brand Boycott Actually Make a Difference?

A boycott may make you feel like you're fighting the good fight. Just don't expect to win.

8 Frugal Living Skills I Wish My Parents Would Have Taught Me

Odds are, your parents may have fallen short teaching you how to live large for less. We all wish we heard these money lessons growing up.

How to Spot a Charity Scam From a Mile Away

Don't let your charitable donation go toward funding a crooked cause.

Best Money Tips: Easy Habits That Make You Smarter

Today we found articles on habits that will make you smarter, creative DIY Christmas ornaments, and junk around the house that you can sell on eBay.

The 5 Best Instant Cameras

Keeping track of your pet's adventures isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these pet cameras and you'll get a peek into their world.

7 Ways a Mindfulness Journal Can Fix Your Life

Believe it or not, self-awareness is power. And a mindfulness journal can help you harness that power.

7 Apps That Monitor Your Credit for You

There's an app for everything these days — even credit monitoring. Now there's really no excuse!

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Here's How One Social Media Micro Star Gets Lots of Free Stuff

You don't need a million followers to score tons of free goodies. Tweet faster!

How to Cash In On Getting Bumped From a Flight

Nobody wants to get bumped from a flight, unless there's a way to make some serious cash from it.

4 Questions to Ask Before Buying Refurbished Appliances

Refurbed appliances can be a great deal — as long as you don't get taken.

How to Have a Successful Skype or Video Job Interview

A video job interview right from the comfort of home — what could go wrong? As it turns out, quite a few things, if you aren't careful.

11 Easy Ways to Fix Your Whole Life This Summer

Rather than focusing on getting your body "bikini-ready," make a few easy lifestyle changes and live your best life.

What to Do If You Get Bumped From a Flight

If you ever get bumped from a flight, you should know what you're entitled to.

Best Money Tips: How to Become an Optimist

Today we found articles on daily habits to help you become an optimist, over 90 cheap date ideas, and how to deal with family members who are terrible with money.

4 Stocks to Buy If You Love Moms

Mom has always been there for you. Be there for her — and all mothers — by investing in these companies who love moms.

6 Conversation Tricks That'll Get You Out of a Political Discussion

Slide out of a tough political fight unscathed with these smart tactics.

8 Ways to Lower Your Vet Bills

Just because your pets are beloved family members doesn't mean you should go broke paying for their medical needs.

How to Decide What to Keep When Downsizing

When you're clearing out the clutter, make sure these items stick around.

5 DIY Mother's Day Gifts Moms Will Love

Bypass the boring old Mother's Day gifts and make something Mom will truly enjoy.

6 Financial Gifts Mom Will Love for Mother's Day

This Mother's Day, put that World's Best Mom mug back on the shelf, and spring for one of these fantastic financial gifts instead.

How Single Parents Can Juggle Retirement Savings, Too

Being a single parent is hard work. Being a single parent and adequately funding your retirement is extra hard. But you can do it.

8 Things You Definitely Don't Need for a Baby

You want your new baby to have the best of everything. But you can skip this overpriced gear for your nursery.

12 Garage Sale Items That Sell Like Hotcakes

You've finally decluttered your house. Feature these items prominently in your ads and your sale to draw the crowds — and the cash.

7 Ways Your Devices Are Spying on You

Big Brother might be watching you, right now, through one — or more! — of your devices.

2017 Tax Day Freebies and Discounts

Who knew Tax Day would be filled with freebies and discounts? You do now! Make April 18 a little more fun by hitting up some of these Tax Day offers.

6 Things You Should Know About Joint Checking Accounts

Joint checking accounts offer plenty of convenience — but if you aren't careful, a few headaches, too.

Stop Making These 8 Risky Password Mistakes

Wanna protect your identity online? Make better passwords.