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18 Clever Ways to Reuse Your Plastic Shopping Bags

Plastic bags may no longer be free at your local stores. If you're going to pay for them, make sure you know how to reuse them smartly.

15 Retirement Terms Every New Investor Needs to Know

Good for you for starting that retirement fund! Your future self will thank you. Now, let's get you brushed up on some key terms.

Why I Still Write Paper Checks

I know people who never write checks, but I'm not one of them. Here's why.

How I Made $400 in 10 Days by Selling an Online Course I Created

Have a skill to share? Create an online course and make some extra money!

How to Get Rid of a Skunk Without Losing Your Dignity

Got a skunk stinking up your property? Learn from one writer's successful (and failed) attempts at skunk removal before losing your mind over a skunk.

7 Ways to Travel More in Retirement

You're officially a retiree! Now that you can see the world, here's how to do it right.

AD&D Insurance: No Good, No Bad, Just Ugly

Accidental Death And Dismemberment insurance. Wow – doesn’t that sound just lovely? I mean, at least Life insurance has a euphemistic name (they call it “Li

Home Equity Loan or HELOC: Which Is Right for You?

You have equity in your home, and you need to borrow money. Should you turn to a HELOC or a home equity loan?

10 Fun Ways to Leave Your Job

Depending on the circumstances, leaving your job may be the best thing that's ever happened, or the worst. Either way, make the most of it!

18 Smart Ways to Reuse Your Empty Glass Bottles

Got a bunch of empties sitting in the recycle bin? You can turn that trash into treasure!

The 5 Best All-Purpose Cleaners

You don't need to buy separate products to clean your windows, tabletops, and counters. Save money and space with one of these top all-purpose cleaners.

15 Things You Should Buy at Costco

You know there are great deals to be had at Costco, but you really should be buying these 15 things at Costco and not anywhere else.

7 Bizarre Ways to Stay on Budget (That Actually Work)

Good for you if you've made a budget! If you're struggling to stick to it, try one of these offbeat motivators and get back on track.

The Best Times of Year to Travel Anywhere

It's a big world — no matter when you have time to travel, you're sure to find a wonderful place to visit, Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall.

Pay Yourself First: What It Means, and How to Do It

Can't save money? Think again. Try this technique to automate your savings and reach your financial goals.

10 of the Coolest Sayings About Saving

Saving money is cool. Here are 10 easy-to-remember ways to remind yourself.

Here's What You Can (And Can't) Buy With SNAP

There's a lot of confusion about what government food assistance can — and cannot — buy. Here's a rundown.

6 Guilty Pleasures That Are Killing Your Budget

Don't let your guilty pleasure ruin your budget. Instead, see how much your habit is really costing you each year and how to better spend the money.

How to Talk to Your Teen About Student Loans

Student loans are a big deal, so make sure your teen knows all the facts before college.

7 Ways to Make Money With Friends

Wish you could work with people you actually like? You can — just try one of these ideas for earning cash with your buds.

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