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Is Unlimited Data Still a Thing?

Ah, remember the time we could get unlimited data on our phone plans? Whatever happened to that?

9 Surprising Perks (and Some Drawbacks) of Paperless Billing

Whether it comes by snail mail or email, a bill is a bill. How do you prefer to pay up?

8 Great Places to Take the Family for Spring Break

Looking to book your annual spring break vacation with the family? Consider these fun and frugal destinations.

How to Tell if That Home Business Opportunity Is Really a Pyramid Scheme

It can be a pretty steep uphill climb to become a moneymaking MLM superstar.

Organize 8 Key Areas of Your Life With These 17 Smart Apps

Stop looking at Facebook and use your phone to become more productive. Yes, that's right — time to get some work done!

10 Ways to Keep Your Private Info Private

From your Facebook feed, to your mailbox — identity theft hides behind every corner. Make sure your privacy is protected.

6 Reasons You Need to Include Pets in Your Will

When drawing up your will, don't forget to include your four-legged family members! They need you, even when you're gone.

4 Reasons to Add Your Teen as an Authorized User on Your Credit Card

Giving your teen authorized user access to your credit card might sound risky. Here's why you should do it anyway.

How to Spring Clean Your Whole Life — One Step at a Time

Spring cleaning can seem overwhelming, but there is a way to organize your entire life, one step at a time.

20 Ways Amazon's Alexa Can Make Your Life Easier

Amazon's Alexa can do a whole lot more than spout off fun facts — she can actually make your life easier!

Do You Know How Dirty Your Money Is?

You use money often, but have you ever considered what kinds of nasty bacteria are living on its surface? The answer is not for the squeamish.

Pay with a Selfie: How Safe Are the New Ways to Pay?

Smile! You just paid with a selfie. How safe are these trendy new ways to spend, anyway?

How to Help Your Kid Build Their First Budget

Everything your teen needs to master their money starts with you. Teach them budgeting basics that will last a lifetime.

Best Money Tips: How to Make Friends

Today we found articles on how to make friends, trendy workouts that you can do for less, and ways to improve your morning.

7 Tools and Gadgets Your Smartphone Can Replace

Clear the clutter and keep your smartphone, because with the right apps, it becomes a universal tool that makes your everyday life easier.

Best Money Tips: How to Read Better

Today we found articles on ways to improve reading comprehension, how to travel more affordably, and ways to stay fit without spending hours at the gym.

10 Ways to Get the Most Out of a Home Warranty

Hot water heater on the fritz? Your home warranty can help with that...if you follow a few simple guidelines.

A Simple Guide to Planning For a Loved One's Long-Term Care

Our aging loved ones deserve the best care possible. Plan for it now, and make the process much easier later.

Best Money Tips: Simple Ways to Brighten Someone's Day

Today we found articles on simple ways to brighten someone’s day, vacation hacks that help you save money, and free websites that will improve your quality of life.

5 Money Strategies for the Sandwich Generation

Your kids depend on you. Your aging parents depend on you. For the sandwich generation, smart money management is a must.

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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.