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7 Frugal Living Skills You Should Be Teaching Your Children

No matter how young or old your kids may be, they will certainly be better off if they learn these frugal living skills now.

12 Frugal Skills You Must Have to Survive Mondays

Nobody likes Mondays. But here's how to survive them — no money required.

How to Manage Your Money During a Spousal Separation

If you and your spouse decide to separate, you'll still need to agree on how to handle your money — together. Here's how.

6 Ways to Get College Kids Home for the Holidays for Cheap

Your college kid likely wants to hang at home on their much-earned holiday break. Get them back to the nest without going broke.

Best Money Tips: Simple Ways to Spread Happiness

Today we found articles on simple ways to spread happiness, free ways to learn self-defense skills, and cleaning mistakes you didn’t realize you were making.

10 Classic Impulse Buys We Need to Stop Falling For

Acting on impulse is good when you're catching someone who's falling, or swerving to avoid an accident. But when it comes to shopping, it's not your friend.

How to Earn Extra Income With Twitter

If you love social media, your Twitter account can be a great source of income.

My 16 Favorite Ways to Get Rid of Clutter

Keep clutter out of your house — and out of a landfill — with one or more of these smart ways to keep your place tidy.

Best Money Tips: Life Hacks Everyone Should Learn from Nurses

Today we found articles on life hacks everyone should learn from nurses, a look into ride-sharing to boost your income, and smart ways to save on holiday parties.

8 Sneaky Ways You're Being Upsold

If you have money to spend, chances are, it's going to get spent — especially if you stumble into any of these upsell opportunities.

7 Simple Ways to Protect Yourself From Medical Records Theft

Hacker attacks on health care databases are on the rise. How safe are your personal medical records?

Shoveling Snow and 5 Other Things Robots Can Do for You

Eventually, they'll probably take over the world, but for now, robots are thankfully taking over our household chores.

Reach Your Money Goals Faster With a Simple Naming Trick

Mortgage repayment, emergency funds… these things may not be "fun," but a cheeky approach to banking can make them a whole lot less stressful.

3 Good Money Examples Every Parent Should Set

If you can master these financial habits in your own life, your kids could be better off with money.

This Simple Journal May be the Fix for Your Finances

With an X here and an O there, your personal finance bullet journal can put you on the fast track to budgeting mastery.

Don't Panic: Do This If Your Identity Gets Stolen

Identity theft is a scary subject. But really, you shouldn't panic. Help is right around the corner.

The Smart Way to Pay for Cell Phone Service

Prepaid month-to-month or postpaid on contract? The smarter, cheaper option may surprise you.

How to Keep Your Kid's Rich Friends From Ruining Your Budget

When your kid has a rich friend, it can be hard to keep them in a frugal mindset. Here's how to remedy that.

10 Best Tools for Finding an Apartment on the Cheap

Looking for a new apartment can be about as much fun as getting a root canal. However, a wealth of free or cheap tools are at hand to make it easier.

Calculate the "Stock Up Price" to Save on These Baby Essentials

Knowing the "stock up price" on these key baby essentials will help you keep more money in your pocket.

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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.

How to Earn Extra Income With a Drone

Put that new drone to good use and make a little extra cash on the side.

The 5 Best Waterproof Phone Cases

Keeping your phone dry at all times isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these waterproof phone cases and your phone will be able to brave all the elements.

Ask the Readers: Do You Live in a Multi-Generational Household?

Tell us if you live in a multigenerational household and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

How to Have a Fun Family Road Trip Without Breaking Your Budget

You've got your summer family road trip mapped out — just don't let on the road budget busters ruin your fun.

Make the World Better With These 17 Free Ways to Give Back

There are plenty of ways to donate your unwanted belongings and your time without spending a dime.

The 5 Best Baby Carriers

Bringing your baby with you while on-the-go isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these baby carriers and your kiddo will safely tucked in while you run errands.

7 Life Skills Your Kids Won't Learn in School

There are some important lessons kids can't get from a traditional education. Are you showing your kids the way?

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?