pets

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.

4 Pet Expenses That Aren't Worth It

Our pets bring us lots of love — and lots of expense, some of it wasteful. Get a handle on your budget by eliminating these unnecessary pet costs.

7 Personal Finance Tips for Animal Lovers

We love our pets — too much sometimes — and it can cost us plenty. Get smart about caring for Fido and keep him from tearing a hole in your budget.

23 Tips for Traveling With Pets

Traveling with a pet can be a challenge, but with the right itinerary and gear, everyone can enjoy the trip, whether they make it on two legs or four.

Get Rich Walking Dogs in 9 Easy Steps

With a low barrier to entry, dog-walking is a great way to earn extra income — or much more. Here's how to get started.

The 6 Least Expensive Dog Breeds to Own

A dog can be a great addition to your household, but they aren't cheap to buy or care for. These six dogs won't bust your wallet (but will melt your heart).