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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.

Flashback Friday: 34 Smart Ways to Improve Your Social Media Presence

Want to make a good impression on the internet? Start by improving your presence on social media.

Best Money Tips: 12 Habits That Turn Dreams Into Reality

Today we found articles on habits that turn dreams into reality, ways to save money on auto maintenance, and 90 strategies to overcome shyness.

How to Throw a Kid's Birthday Bash on the Cheap

Throwing a birthday bash for your kiddo shouldn't cost an arm and a leg.

34 Smart Ways to Cut Your Electric Bill

You won't get rich quick by cutting your electric bill, but you can have a small victory every month by saving some of your hard-earned cash.

7 Easy Ways to Clean Up Your Image on Social Media

If you're worried about your reputation on social media ruining your future, here's how to clean it up in a flash.

8 Ways Your Fridge Door Can Improve Your Life

Need inspiration to save money, achieve a goal, or improve your life? Look no further than your refrigerator door.

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7 Money Conversations Parents Should Have With Their Adult Kids

Your kids aren't babies anymore. It's time to sit down and talk finance.

How to Make Money by Creating YouTube Videos

Believe it or not, you can have a decent little side hustle by creating quality content on YouTube.

10 Ways to Combat "Impostor Syndrome"

Impostor syndrome — that feeling of being a fake in high stakes social situations — often stands in the way of success. Don't let it.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Give Back on Thanksgiving

Today we found articles on ways to give back on Thanksgiving, staying healthy during the holidays, and saving money when you start a business.

Best Money Tips: Effective Ways to Deal With Toxic People

Today we found articles on effective ways to deal with toxic people, unexpected uses for hydrogen peroxide, and easy ways to protect your pets in the winter.

5 Affordable Vacations to Please Every Age Group

Learn about the best and most affordable vacation options for group trips and multi-generational families.

How to Turn Your Instagram Account Into a Paying Gig

Instagram isn't just for pics of your daily latte and your adorable cat. You can make money with it, too!

The 5 Best Travel Cable Organizers

Keeping your tech cables organized isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these travel cable organizers and you'll be able to grab the right charger the moment you need it.

Teach Your Kids About Money With Their Holiday Gift Lists

Kids see the holidays as a gifts-filled free-for-all. You can turn those gimme-gimmes into some valuable money lessons.

How to Protect Your Retirement Account From a Hack

You know your bank account and credit card can get hacked. But are you forgetting to monitor your hard-earned retirement savings?

How to Manage a Family Member's Finances Long Distance

When an elderly relative needs your help managing their money, the miles between you don't have to be a burden.

The 5 Best Home Safes

Keeping your money and other valuables protected isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these home safes and your stuff will be safely tucked away from thieving hands.

12 Podcasts Bookworms Will Love

Combine your love of books and penchant for podcasts with these podcasts for bookworms. You can even read while listening!

6 Surprising Places Your Personal Info Is Shared

You protect your SSN, birth certificate, bank records, and financial documents. But watch out for these sneaky ways your personal information is shared.

Best Money Tips: Avoid These Common Mistakes After a Car Accident

Today we found articles on mistakes to avoid if you’re in a car accident, how to win a bidding war for a house, and proven ways to cut costs for your small business.

9 End-of-Life Cost Savings Your Survivors Will Thank You For

Financial planning for your final years is not just a wise money move solely for you; your heirs will thank you, too.

12 Questions to Ask When Choosing an Assisted Living Facility

When an aging loved one needs assisted living, you may not know where to start. These questions will help you find the perfect place.

Best Money Tips: Learn the Art of Meaningful Conversation

Today we found articles on how to master meaningful conversation, tips to organize your Gmail inbox in 20 minutes, and ways to be more assertive at work.

How to Get Your Money Back When You’re Denied a Refund

Not every retailer you shop will have flexible return policies or exemplary customer service. But you can still get a refund if you know who to ask.

Best Money Tips: 5 Ways to Get in "The Zone"

Today we found articles on ways to get in the zone, how to maximize Social Security benefits, and housekeeping tips for the domestically challenged.