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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.

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.

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How to Liquidate a Loved One's Estate

Part of settling an estate is dealing with the personal possessions of the deceased. Here's how to do that with minimal stress.

8 Ways Social Media Tricks You Into Spending More

Scrolling through your Instagram might seem harmless — until you've spent $300 on skin care from a brand you've never heard of.

6 Easy Ways to Protect Your Debit Card From Skimmers

Swiping without a second thought is an easy way to fall victim to debit card skimmers.

12 Gov't Social Media Accounts You Should Follow

The President's isn't the only government social media account given to daily official pronouncements. Here's how to stay up to date with the Feds.

8 Travel Must-Haves for Nursing Moms

Have travel plans as a new mom that don't include your new baby? Here's what you need before you hit the road.

This Airbnb Scam Will Ruin Your Vacation — and Your Budget

Before you hit the road on your next vacation, make sure you're aware of this awful Airbnb scam.

Best Money Tips: 7 Ways to Make People Listen

Today we found articles on how to make people listen, how to quit Facebook, and two key numbers you need to track if you want to master your money.

7 Money Lessons Kids Can Learn From the Tooth Fairy

Turn your child's visit from the Tooth Fairy into a meaningful lesson on money.

The 5 Best Debt Tracking Systems

Using any of these debt tracking systems, you'll have a much easier time paying off your debt once and for all.

What Happens to Debt After Divorce?

Divorce doesn't only involve the distribution of assets; it involves the distribution of debts, too. Here's what to expect when you untie the knot.

3 Tactful Ways to Ask for Money for Your Wedding

Asking your wedding guests for cash to pay for the wedding (or anything else) is awkward. See if one of these angles makes it easier.

How to Provide Proof of Onward Travel During an Open-Ended Trip Abroad

As a way to prevent tourists from overstaying their visas, many countries require that you can prove your intention to leave. Here's how to do it right.

Best Money Tips: How to Fall Asleep in 2 Minutes

Today we found articles on how to fall asleep in two minutes, scientific ways to be more productive, and three ways to boost your income.

How to Prep Your Finances for an Emergency Vet Visit

For a pet parent, an emergency visit to the vet is always stressful. Here's how to handle it financially.

Best Money Tips: Life-Changing Habits to Get More Done

Today we found articles on life-changing habits to get more done, what to pack for a long trip, and how to get rid of old furniture and other large trash items.

4 Tech Add-Ons That Can Save Travelers Time and Money

Upgrade some of your tech gadgets and your next vacation will be even more amazing.

10 Time-Management Fails — and How to Fix Them

You're never going to get more hours in the day, but with discipline, you can manage your time more efficiently.

5 Ways New Parents Can Manage Debt

Don't let debt distract you from the joy of new parenthood. With some careful planning, you can handle both.

7 Things You Can Downsize Right Now

When we think "Downsize" we think trading a big home for a small one. Don't stop there — there's lots of smaller stuff to downsize, too!

Here's What You Need to Know About 529 ABLE Accounts

If you're the parent of a special-needs child, the 529 ABLE account can be a valuable resource in helping your child thrive.