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5 Affordable Alternatives to Pet Boarding

You'd like to take a little trip, but boarding the family pets is pricey. It doesn't have to be.

10 Frugal Hacks for Single Living

Lots of frugal living advice is for couples and families, but anyone can cut costs dramatically while living alone, too — no roommate required!

10 Ways to Keep Your Kid's Prom From Ruining Your Budget

It's prom season, moms and dads! Here's how to save major green on your kid's big night.

17 Part-Time Jobs to Do While Your Kids Are at School

While the kids are away, SAHMs and SAHDs can earn some extra pay!

Flashback Friday: The 107 Best Breakfast Hacks to Start Your Day Off Right

Having a solid breakfast each day shouldn't take too much time or effort. These breakfast hacks make it quick, easy, and delish!

7 Apps for the Tech-Challenged Traveler

Not so smartphone-savvy? No worries. These travel apps are easy to use and super helpful.

15 Things You Can Do With a Credit Card Besides Buy Stuff

The plastic in your wallet is so much more than just a one-trick spending pony. Find out how to really put your credit to work.

4 Sneaky Store Perks That Make You Overspend

Buyer beware! Those awesome shopping "perks" you love put you right where the store wants you — reaching into your pocket for more cash.

6 Free Debt Management Tools

You're always checking your smartphone anyways, so you may as well put it (and the Internet) to better use tracking your debt!

8 Ways to Save on Smartphone Costs While Traveling

A phone's a great — even necessary — travel companion, but the data costs can mount. Extend your trip by cutting the cost of smartphone roaming.

Best Money Tips: How to Avoid 4 Common Forms of Accidental Death

Today we found helpful articles on the common forms of accidental death, ways to stay motivated at the gym, and kitchen skills that help you save time.

The 8 Best Pets for Frugal Animal Lovers

Caring for a pet can end up costing a lot. Take in one of these no frills furry (or scaled or shelled) friends at a fraction of the cost of Fido.

Does Your Kid Need an IRA?

Ready to give your child a mega financial jumpstart? Consider opening them a Roth IRA.

Get More Money for Your Stuff With These Retail Secrets

If the big-box retailers can move boatloads of inventory with these pricing secrets, then you can, too.

15 Smart New Uses for Hair Clips

Hair clips may be great for keeping long hair in order, but they have many other uses, too. Get creative and get clippin'!

5 Unexpected Dog Costs You Should Prepare for Now

Dogs are cute, cuddly, and can be very costly. Here's how to prepare for their big bills.

8 Ways You're Being a Terrible Customer

The customer is always right, right? Wrong! Don't be a terrible customer.

Here's How Spending 3% On You Will Advance Your Career

Want to earn more money throughout your career? It could be as simple as investing in yourself.

5 Lessons That Teach Your Kid to Be Their Own Boss

Even if your child isn't interested in self-employment later in life, these entrepreneurial skills will help no matter what life or career path they pursue.

When Should You Start Saving for Your Child’s Education?

While college costs continue to soar, how can you best save up for your child’s education?