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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?

10 Smart DIY Spice Storage Ideas

Nothing clutters up a kitchen like a bunch of spice jars. Get yours all in a row — and easy to find — with some ingenious DIY.

Best Money Tips: 20+ Small Ways to Pay It Forward

Today we found helpful articles on small ways to pay it forward, things to throw away right now, and DIY reusable beeswax wraps that keep your food fresh and safe.

7 Retailers With the Absolute Best Customer Service

These retailers may have higher prices, but their above-and-beyond customer service just might make paying the premium worth it.

Best Money Tips: Amazing Ways Life Will Be Different in 2030

Today we found articles on amazing ways that life will be different in 2030, great family deals for April, and how to use LinkedIn to get your dream job.

10 Negotiation Mistakes That Will Destroy Your Deal

From small buys to major life purchases, negotiation can make or break the deal. Win your next haggle-sesh by avoiding these common mistakes.

4 Best Tools for Tracking Your Rewards Miles

If you are signed up with several loyalty programs, you need these tools to make sure you’re not losing out on your rewards miles.

10 Collectibles That Almost Always Become More Valuable

From video games to vinyl, you may want to scoop up these finds at a local garage sale or thrift shop — or dig around for them in your basement or attic.

8 Tech Gadgets With the Best Resale Value

We all have a junk drawer filled with outdated tech. But some gadgets actually hold their value well, and may be worth the effort to sell.

6 Old School Tools to Help You Stay on Budget

If the latest apps and digital spreadsheets aren't your cup of tea, kick it old school with these low tech ways to keep finances on track.

10 Smart Things to Do With Leftover Easter Goodies

The Easter Bunny brings a wealth of knick-knacks and treats. Stuck wondering what to do with those goodies post-Sunday? Repurpose them!

6 Money Lessons You Can Learn From Your Pets

Didn't think you could learn a thing or two about money from your family pet? Think again.

6 Fun Games That Teach Your Kids About Money

Teaching your children financial literacy is as easy as playing a game.