pets

Are You Spending Too Much on Halloween This Year?

If your Halloween shopping is more of a trick than a treat, it might be time to rein in the spending. How does your spend compare with your neighbors'?

The 5 Best Pet Wipes

Keeping your house clean with a messy dog or cat isn't easy, but it can be. Get any of these pet wipes and those paws will be mud-free.

Ask the Readers: Do You Have Any Pets?

Tell us whether you have pets and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Live a Longer and Happier Life With These 8 Frugal Buys

We don't often advise you to buy more stuff, but these frugal purchases really will help you live a longer, happier, healthier life. It's science!

The 5 Best Pet Diapers

Keeping your floors clean when potty training a puppy isn't easy, but it can be. Just use one of these five pet diapers and you'll keep messes to a minimum.

10 Questions to Ask Before Signing a Lease

Renting a home is more than just finding the right place. Make sure you know everything up front by asking these important questions first.

The 5 Best Pet Stain Removers

Keeping the house clean when you're a pet owner isn't easy, it can be. Just use any of these five pet stain cleaners and your floors will always look tidy.

The 5 Best Pet Flea Medications

Keeping your pets flea-free during the summer isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these pet flea medications and those pesky fleas will remain at bay.

The 5 Best Pet Flea Shampoos

Keeping fleas away from your pets during summer isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these pet flea shampoos and they'll stay flea-free.

What You Can Buy With $5,000

When you're done fantasizing about what you could spend a cool million on, think about the possibilities of a realistic windfall — like a cool $5K!

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.

How to Make $400+ a Week as a Pet Sitter

Need extra cash? Love animals? Get started as a pet sitter and you'll have Fido fetching you funds in no time.

8 "Free" Things That Aren't

They say there is no such thing as a free lunch. For these other so-called freebies, "free" might actually cost you a pretty penny.

8 Things You Should Always Buy Used

Sure, who doesn't love that new car smell? But for cars and these other seven things, you'll save mega bucks buying used.

11 Holiday Pet Dangers to Avoid

Keep your pets safe and jolly this holiday season by avoiding some common household dangers.

Pay Your Bills and 5 Other Things You Must Do Before You Leave on Vacation

Vacation's end can be a real downer. Extend your holiday by making the return home stress free with some easy, before-you-go planning.

3 Ways Your Dog Is Ruining Your Credit Score

Man's best friend may be loving and loyal — when he isn't chewing up your shoes, or your credit. Avoid these common credit score bite marks.

Ask the Readers: Do You Have Pets?

Tell us about your pets and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

5 Pet Costs You Don't See Coming

Pets soon become family — which means more often than not, you'll pony up. Start saving now for these pet expenses you can't avoid.

10 Ridiculously Overpriced Pet Products

Dogs and cats deserve proper care, but at the upper end of the market, the pampering is not about animal welfare — it's about the owner's vanity.