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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.

12 Cute Ways to Upcycle Shoeboxes

Don't just drop those old shoeboxes in the recycle bin. From dirt cheap toys to trendy storage — your old shoeboxes can do so much more.

5 Ways Your Instant Pot Can Save You Money

Your instant pot can save you a ton of time in the kitchen, but did you know it can also save you money?

How to Pick the Best Home Offer

It can be tricky sifting through multiple home offers and selecting the best one. This guide will help you do that.

Five Frugality Hacks Straight Out of the Great Depression

During the Great Depression, simple frugality was the only way to get by. There was a saying that everyone lived by: "Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without." There's a l

10 Personal Issues No One at Work Needs to Hear

With work consuming so much of our lives, it seems natural to share our personal lives and concerns with our colleagues. Don't.

How Recent Grads Should Prepare for Student Loan Payments

Now that college is over, it's time to start paying those student loans. Here's how to budget for those payments without feeling too overwhelmed.

30 Unexpected Uses for Mineral Oil

From removing beach tar to bleeding mountain bike brakes, mineral oil has lots and lots of uses. Here are 30 to try.

The 5 Best Allergen Sprays

Keeping your home free from dust mites and other allergens isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these allergen sprays and you'll always breathe easy at home.

Ask the Readers: What Are You Most Thankful For?

Tell us what you're most thankful for and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

3 Ways Millennials Can Avoid Financial Fraud

Elders aren't the only targets of financial fraud. Even young folks need to know how to protect themselves.

Ask the Readers: What Do You Do for Fun While You're Stuck at Home?

Tell us what you're doing for fun while you're stuck at home and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

The Pros and Cons of Refinancing an Auto Loan

Before you refinance your auto loan, here's what you need to know.

50+ Uses for Citrus Peels

Don't toss those citrus peels just yet! There are so many amazing ways to put them to good use.

The Pros and Cons of Paying Off Your Debt Early

You dream of being debt-free, but is it all it's cracked up to be?

5 Countries Where You Can Retire for $1,000 a Month

Low cost-of-living is the name of the game in these beautiful countries where you can retire for less than $1,000 per month.

4 Effortless Ways to Save on Back-to-School Shopping

Already stressed about back-to-school shopping? Don't be. You can save money without even trying.

The Only 15 Foods That Are Worth Buying Organic

Not everything you buy from the grocery store needs to be organic — but to avoid harmful pesticides and hormones, these 15 foods should be.

How to Launder Money

Money laundering is not a simple concept. It's two simple concepts, because there are two different activities that are called money laundering. Here's how to do both of them.

6 Pitfalls of Down Payment Assistance Programs

Before you apply for a down payment assistance program to help pay for a house, make sure you understand all the potential downsides.