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10 Smartphone Apps That Can Help You in an Emergency

When you're in a dire situation, an app on your phone might be the thing to save you.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Protect the Data on Your Smartphone

Today we found articles on ways to prevent smartphone data breaches, how to save money at Lowe’s, and things that are worth paying top dollar for.

Best Money Tips: Easy Ways to Boost Your Home Wi-Fi

Today we found articles easy ways to boost your home Wi-Fi, simple things that have a big impact, ways to save money on groceries without coupon burnout.

Best Money Tips: Simple Time Management Tips That Work

Today we found articles on simple time management tips that actually work, morning rituals that can relieve anxiety, and ways to enjoy your city on a budget.

11 Essential Documents You Should Keep in Your Safe

Keep the necessary documents to establish your identity and financial history in a safe, so you can recover from identity theft, fire, or home invasion.

How to Spot a Fake Review

Not all product reviews are honest and authentic. You should know how to spot a fake.

How to Build a Back-to-School Capsule Wardrobe That's Trendy and Affordable

Build a back-to-school capsule wardrobe that mixes reliable clothing options plus a few trendy pieces — and save money, too.

Best Money Tips: How to Improve Yourself — Constantly

Today we found articles on ways to constantly improve yourself, how to save money on home repairs, and ways to save money by taking a vacation.

The 5 Best Travel Adapters

Finding the right travel adapter for an international trip isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these travel adapters and your electric travel accessories will work while abroad.

5 Easy Ways to Declutter Your Digital Life

Your digital life can become overwhelming quickly if you don't get organized. Start decluttering your bytes!

3 Things You Should Do Immediately After Losing Your Passport

If you lose your passport, take a deep breath, and do these things immediately.

Are You Ruining Your Retirement by Spoiling Your Kids?

You'd do anything for your kids — but you shouldn't derail your retirement to loan them money.

How to Buy a New Computer Without Breaking Your Budget

Yes, you can buy a new computer without destroying your budget.

Best Money Tips: How to Improve Your Finances By Being More Likable

Today we found articles on how to be more likable and why that’s financially valuable, five kinds of low-budget weddings, and retirement tips for 20-somethings.

Best Money Tips: How to Get Free Wi-Fi at the Airport

Today we found articles on how to get free Wi-Fi at the airport, quick and easy ways to organize your closet, and simple habits to help you stop overthinking.

Best Money Tips: How to Overcome Social Anxiety

Today we found articles on how to overcome social anxiety, a 5-step guide to becoming a homeowner, and easy ways to get rid of a headache.

What You Actually Get When You Win Free Food for Life

Winning "free food for life" from your favorite restaurant isn't always what it seems.

6 Back-to-School Items You Can Buy Used

Facing that back-to-school budget crunch? Instead of buying school supplies brand-new, get them used.

How to Keep Your Pets Cool During a Heat Wave

The dog days of summer are here. Here's how to keep your fur buddies cool.

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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.