Holidays

Why Some Economists Say You Should Give Cash Instead of Gifts

One economist says you actually should be a "Scrooge" this gift-giving season. Who needs more stuff, anyway?

Best Money Tips: How to Be a Frugal Parent During the Holidays

Today we found articles on how to be a frugal parent during the holidays, easy investment tips for beginners, and what to do with your time and money when you retire.

6 Smart Financial Gifts to Give Your Kids This Year

Finance isn't just for adults. These money-themed gifts will set your kids up for a bright financial future.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save Money During the Holidays?

Tell us how you save money during to holidays and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Deferred Interest Credit Cards: Don't Fall For This Trick Over The Holidays

Beware of deferred interest credit cards that will be offered at checkout counters while you do your holiday shopping! They're really expensive if you're not careful!

Best Money Tips: Last-Minute Money Tips for the Holidays

Today we found articles on last-minute money tips for surviving the holidays, reasons why single people need life insurance too, and dollar-store DIY projects to try.

3 Easy Ways to Improve Your Credit Score During the Holidays

The holiday season can make a mess of your credit score. Why not make efforts to boost it instead?

8 Reasons to Skip the Big Holiday Dinner This Year

Here's why big holiday meals are such a drag — along with some pointers about where to learn more about overcoming it all.

10 Money Goals You Should Set for the Holidays

The holidays can blindside your bank account. This year, make it a goal to be kind to your finances!

5 Excuses We Need to Stop Making About Overspending

You deserve it. It's on sale! There are dozens of excuses for overspending, and it's time to stop making them.

8 Secrets to a Debt-Free Holiday Season

The holidays should be about family and fun and celebration — not about acquiring debt. Here's how to enjoy the former while avoiding the latter.

Make These 6 Credit Card Moves Now to Prepare for Holiday Shopping

Before the holiday season is in full swing, make these money moves so you'll be prepared.

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.

11 Ways to Make Money on Thanksgiving

While you're waiting for that turkey to roast, why not make a little extra cash?

8 Seasonal Side Hustles That'll Cover Your Holiday Spending

The holidays are almost here! Feeling a cash crunch? These seasonal side hustles have your holiday spending covered.

6 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dishes That Hold Their Own With Turkey

If you have vegetarians at your Thanksgiving table, these dishes will help them pass on the turkey without feeling deprived.

8 Ways to Actually Relax Over the Holidays

Is holiday stress season is here again? This year, resolve to take it easy despite your overflowing calendar.

7 Easy Ways to Give Back This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving encourages us to give to others less fortunate. Here's how you can make a difference without breaking a sweat.

9 Halloween Treats You Can Make in an Instant Pot

Make extra special Halloween treats for your family (and yourself) this Halloween. All you need is America's favorite new kitchen gadget and some inspiration.

Flashback Friday: 52 Ways to Keep Your Finances Fit During the Holidays

Typically everyone's money, like our waistlines, suffers during the holidays. Learn how to keep it trim.