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How to Talk to Mom and Dad About Their Money

Give Dad and Mom the gift of knowing you're ready to help them weather whatever life throws their way.

12 Free Software Tools for Your Small Business

Your small business doesn't need the latest high-cost software to get up and running. There are plenty of great options online for free.

Best Money Tips: How to Tell When You Are Passive-Aggressive

Today we found articles on how to tell if you’re being passive-aggressive, practical advice from billionaires, and the true cost of eating out.

The 5 Best Cord Organizers

Keeping all of your cords neat and tidy isn't easy, but it can be. Get any of these cord organizers and your gadgets will never be a tangled mess again

How to Entertain Your Grandkids Without Going Broke

Keeping the grandkids entertained doesn't require the latest game system and a bucket of cash. You can do it for next to nothing… and they'll love it.

Best Money Tips: Surprising Lifesaving Items Under $15

Today we found articles on items under $15 that could save your life, how to spend a year abroad for $1,000 a month, and easy grilling hacks that’ll make you look like a genius.

7 Little White Lies That Can Save You Money

Sometimes it's OK to fudge the truth in the name of saving money.

20 Ways to Make Family Camping Easy

A family camping trip might sound like a chaotic adventure, but there lots are ways to make it effortless and fun.

5 Questions to Ask Before Sending Your Child to Private School

Not sure if private school is right for your child? Get the answers to these questions before you decide.

10 Money Lessons Your Kids Can Learn While They Travel

Just because you're on vacation doesn't mean your kids can't learn valuable lessons about money.

8 Travel Warnings You Shouldn't Ignore

When was the last time you took notice of a travel advisory before you took a trip? It could be extremely dangerous to ignore them.

How to Make Flying With an Infant Less of a Nightmare

Flying with an infant can be seamless or a nightmare, and it may all depend on what you bring.

How to Travel Internationally With Your Kids

Traveling with your kids in tow can get expensive and chaotic. Here's how to minimize the costs, and the frustration.

Do You Need Credit Monitoring to Protect Your Credit?

With data breaches everywhere you turn, credit monitoring seems like a smart thing to get. But do you really need it?

The 9 Best Storage Products as Recommended by Organization Pros

Before you stock up on storage products, let these organization pros point you to the ones that are worth cluttering up your bank statement for.

Best Money Tips: Effective Ways to Deal With Difficult People

Today we found articles on ways to deal with difficult people, common mistakes travelers make while abroad, and financial rules of thumb to help you manage your money.

How to Spot a Hotel Booking Scam

The internet has made it easier to research and book your own travel, but scams continue taking over the hotel booking space. Know how to spot those sketchy red flags.

How to Sell All Your Stuff and Travel the World

Dreaming of getting rid of everything you own and becoming a globe-trotter? This is how you can actually make it happen.

Does Your Teenager Really Need a Credit Card?

Does your teenager actually need a credit card? Probably.

Take Control of Your Money With These 10 Free Spreadsheet Templates

There are scores of fancy apps and websites that can help you manage your money, but for some, nothing beats the elegance of a simple spreadsheet.

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How to Prepare for Unpaid Maternity Leave

Paid maternity leave is not a given. You can still make ends meet to afford and enjoy your time with your new little one.

9 Essential Personal Finance Skills to Teach Your Kid Before They Move Out

Your child is ready to leave the nest. Have you armed them with the right money skills they need to flourish?

5 Smart Money Moves Your Kids Can Make Over Summer Vacation

Summer vacation is here! Between the ice pops and video games, there are some great opportunities to teach your young ones about money, too.

How to Protect Yourself from a Home Improvement Scam

When you decide to get work done on your home, you have to be careful. There are plenty of people out there looking to rip you off.

These 8 Apps Will Help You Explore the Great Outdoors

Don't worry about looking down at your phone while outside. These apps will help you get out and enjoy the great outdoors.

6 Ways to Stay Focused in an Open Office

Is your open office driving you crazy? You're not the only one. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to stay focused.

5 Destinations in Mexico That Are Safer Than Playa Del Carmen and Cancun

The news can be grim sometimes, but Mexico is still very safe for travelers, especially these five destinations.

How to Achieve Your New Year's Resolutions by the End of Summer

Summer is a great time to tackle those New Year's resolutions so that you can just coast through to the holiday season.

Should You Get Life Insurance for Your Kids?

Life insurance for kids isn't just a sales gimmick. Here's what to consider before taking out a policy.

8 Signs You Need a Social Media Detox

Social media is fun, until it becomes your whole life. If you can relate, it might be time for a social media detox.

5 Money Moves Every Single Parent Should Make

Raising a kid by yourself takes strength, resilience, and perhaps most importantly, a solid financial footing.

6 Ways to Find Child Care While Traveling

Traveling with your kids is a great way to bond as a family, but there is such a thing as "too much" togetherness.

The 5 Best Board Games for Children

Board games can be educational for children, teaching them critical thinking, reading, and even money skills. Get any of these five and your kids will have a blast.

Yes, It's Still Safe to Visit Hawaii During the Volcanic Eruption

Despite the recent Kilauea Volcano eruption, most of the Big Island and the rest of the Hawaiian Islands remain safe.

Best Money Tips: How to Boost Your Wi-Fi Signal at Home

Today we found articles on ways to boost your Wi-Fi signal at home, money-saving tips for your next backpacking trip, and ways to stay accountable to your health and fitness goals.

How to Turn Your Expertise Into a Side Hustle

Now that you've become an expert in a certain subject, why not make some money sharing what you know?

28 Free Ways to Entertain Your Kids This Summer

You can make plenty of fun memories with your kids this summer and it won't cost you a thing.

How to Stop Those Annoying Robocalls

Sick of the receiving an endless number of robocalls when you're just trying to live your life? We have good news for you.

Best Money Tips: How to Maintain Friendships As An Adult

Today we found articles on ways to maintain adult friendships, timesaving kitchen tips to simplify your life, and the best ways to sell your old stuff and make money.

7 Common Travel Myths That People Need to Stop Believing

You've always wanted to travel more, but you worry about the cost or the risks or the inconvenience. Good news -- your worries are probably unfounded.