Life Hacks

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!

Best Money Tips: 11 Life Hacks for a Stress-Free Holiday Season

Today we found articles on life hacks for the holiday season, wasteful spending you should avoid, and popular hangover cures debunked.

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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?

7 Affordable Family Getaways When You Don't Have a Vacation Fund

Didn't save up enough money for your family vacation? Don't fret. There are plenty of destinations you can enjoy on the cheap.

6 Common Shopping Myths, Debunked

These shopping myths have had us all fooled for years. Know them. Ignore them.

Everyone's Using Spare Change Apps — Are They Really Worth It?

Micro-investing apps are the modern-era change jars. Can they really help boost your finances?

Best Money Tips: Summer Backyard Safety Tips

Today we found articles on backyard safety tips for the summer, ways to get out of a rut, and strategies for standing out during the hiring process.

6 Cheap Ways to Entertain Your Kids This Summer

You don't need to go broke keeping your children active this summer. Some of the best summer activities don't cost anything at all.

5 Times Dad Was Right About Money

Underneath the corny one-liners and dad jokes, your old man probably actually knew a thing or two about money.

Technology Hacks for the International Traveler

Getting ready to travel abroad? Take your tech with you!

How to Make Your Pet an Official Emotional Support Animal

If you're looking to make your pet an ESA, there are a few things you should know first.

A Simple Guide to Buying The Best Travel Cameras

There's a camera out there for every traveler. Capture your trip in stunning detail with some of the best cameras on the market.

4 Parenting Mistakes to Avoid When Teaching Kids About Money

If you want your children to be masters at managing money, you need to lead by example.

10 Ways to Make This Your Most Productive Summer Yet

This is your summer. Make it count by getting things done!

How I Scored Tons of Free Stuff By Building a Small Social Media Audience

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