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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.

6 Smart Ways Parents Can Save on Back-to-School Clothes

Your kids need new clothes for the school year, but they don't have to cost you an arm and a leg.

9 Simple Acts of Self-Care for the Sandwich Generation

When caring for your parents and your children at the same time, stress is bound to find you. Remember to take care of yourself, too.

Who Really Benefits From a Class-Action Settlement?

Class-action lawsuits are long, complicated legal endeavors. But does anyone really cash in?

10 Jobs That Robots Can't Do, Yet

It seems like every day, robots take over more jobs. But for now, these career fields are safe.

4 Effortless Ways to Save on Back-to-School Shopping

Already stressed about back-to-school shopping? Don't be. You can save money without even trying.

How to Keep Social Media From Ruining Your Vacation

We all want to take the perfect vacation selfie, but is it really worth ruining your trip?

Best Money Tips: Easy Ways to Beat Smartphone Addiction

Today we found articles on ways to overcome smartphone addiction, financial advice that you should ignore, and small ways to recharge this summer.

Here's How Debt Settlement Can Make Your Debt Worse

Debt settlement companies make a pretty convincing pitch, but beware: They just might leave you worse off.

6 Big Ways ATMs Are Changing

The local ATM you know and love might be changing — for the better! Here's how banks are teaching the venerable ATM some new tricks.

Best Money Tips: 13 First Aid "Facts" That Aren't True

Today we found articles on common first aid myths, legal ways to get Netflix for free, and ways to take charge of your job interview.

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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.