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Sep 14, 2018 9:30 am
Do Space Heaters Save Money?
"Do space heaters save money" is a common question this time of year — and it's an important one to ask. Preparing for our favorite cold-weather holidays is sure to put a strain on our bank...
Sep 7, 2018 8:39 pm
3 Easy Weekend Jobs Anyone Can Do —That Actually Pay Well
The search for those elusive "easy weekend jobs that pay well" might be a tough one — but it doesn't have to be. Most of us spend money on our days off, but these smart women have figured out ways...
Sep 3, 2018 1:30 pm
Does Unplugging Everything Before You Leave the House Save Money?
You've probably heard that one of the easiest ways to save money is by removing appliances from outlets before you leave your house — but does unplugging things save money? We did some digging, and...
Sep 1, 2018 12:30 pm
Ready for an Upgrade? Why Fall Is the Best Time of the Year to Buy Appliances
When buying any major appliance, timing is key — so what is the best time of the year to buy appliances? Whether it's to replace a washer that's run its last cycle or part of a major renovation, we...
Jul 30, 2018 1:00 pm
How One Woman Saved $38K Towards Her Dream Home in Just One Year
Savvy Australia-based entrepreneur and author Rachel Smith, 40, managed to save herself an impressive $52,000 AUD (about $38,500 USD) in one year just by changing a few simple habits. After...
Jul 30, 2018 12:00 pm
Chip Gaines' Jail Stint for Unpaid Tickets Helped Joanna See the Couple's Different Views on Savings
Before Fixer Upper stars Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines landed their hit show, Chip actually spent some time in jail. And for the Gaineses, it was a major wake-up call. The couple discussed this...
May 4, 2018 2:00 pm
7 Secrets That'll Turn T.J.Maxx Into Your Shopping Paradise
If you’re a money-saving queen, then you know exactly where to go to get your designer handbag fix on a budget: T.J.Maxx. But did you know there are a few secret ways to save even more? Here are...
Apr 20, 2018 10:30 am
How to Use a Bill Payment Organizer to Get Your Weekends Back
Managing your monthly bills can be challenging if you’re not organized. That’s why having a bill payment organizer is a major time-saver (and life-saver!), especially when you’re already juggling a...
Apr 18, 2018 4:00 pm
5 Tips for Teaching Your Kids About Money
Given how important financial skills are to navigating life, it’s surprising that our schools don’t do more to teach children about money. As a parent, however, you can teach your child important...
Apr 9, 2018 4:36 pm
How to Find Out If Your Personal Info Was Stolen in the Hack of Best Buy, Kmart, Sears, and Delta
Have you wandered the aisles of Best Buy or Kmart within the past year? You might want to check your credit card accounts: Thanks to a security issue with customer service software (basically, an...
Mar 27, 2018 11:31 am
14 Side Hustles You Can Do with Your Kids to Earn an Extra Buck
Learning the value of money — both earning it and saving it — is an important life lesson. You can start to teach kids this through chores and allowances. But after you’ve mastered those areas, it...
Mar 15, 2018 11:09 am
Toys 'R' Us Plans to Liquidate All of Its U.S. Stores
Tough news, toy shoppers: On March 15, 2018, Toys "R" Us filed paperwork in bankruptcy court that will result in the liquidation and sale of all its roughly 800 U.S. locations. Sadly, the move...
Feb 9, 2018 2:40 pm
Olympic Athletes Don't Make as Much Money as You Might Think
The 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, are upon us, and one question is on everyone's mind: How much do these amazing athletes get paid? It doesn't matter if you're an ice skater, a...
Jan 18, 2018 12:57 pm
Millionaires on How Much Money Equals Happiness
Can money buy happiness? It's an age-old question that, at one point or another, everyone has probably asked themselves. After all, who knows how much money is needed to truly live within their own...
Jan 5, 2018 9:05 pm
Save Your Prepaid Gift Cards to Save Money
What do you get someone when you don't know what they like? A gift card, of course! And if you now find yourself with a handful of prepaid gift cards after the holiday season, be sure not to throw...
Dec 29, 2017 2:25 pm
Oprah Tells Ellen Degeneres About Her First Bank Visit in Decades
Every day is a good day to be Oprah Winfrey, mainly because of how much money she has! Forbes estimates the media mogul is worth a whopping $2.8 billion (casual). So, what does she do with all that...
Dec 5, 2017 6:25 pm
Never Forget Your Grocery List Again Thanks to New Mobile App
Before going to the grocery store, you probably jot down the few things you need on a piece of paper, or a napkin if that's closer, only to get there and realize you've left the list on the...
Dec 1, 2017 6:42 pm
Painting Your House White Increases Its Value
If you're ready to sell your home, you probably want to get the best sale possible. As we all know, this sometimes involves a little bit (or a lot) of housekeeping to make your house look...
Nov 17, 2017 11:37 am
6 Simple Ways to Save Money at Starbucks
How to Clean a Keurig Because Nothing Should Come Between You and Your Coffee('s expensive. A latte here and a macchiato there add up pretty quickly, and before you know it, you've got a credit...
Nov 7, 2017 3:12 pm
Tuesday Is No Longer the Cheapest Day to Buy Plane Tickets
It seems to be common knowledge among travelers that the cheapest day to buy plane tickets during the week is Tuesday. But what if we told you that this piece of common knowledge was actually...
Oct 16, 2017 6:25 pm
New App Refunds Your Money Whenever There's a Price Drop
Holiday season is quickly approaching, which means you’ll be spending a lot of time, and money, on various holiday food items, Christmas trees, and presents. Lots and lots of presents, especially...
Oct 12, 2017 6:40 pm
Handy Chart Tells You if You're Overspending on Groceries
Do you know how much to spend on groceries? Because money is an issue that causes a lot of people to clam up, you might not have any idea what your friends and neighbors are spending at the store...
Oct 6, 2017 2:43 pm
If You're the Victim of a Crime, You May Be Eligible for a Payout
In light of the recent tragedy in Las Vegas, you may have wondered, "What can I do if something terrible like that ever happens to me or my family?" Fortunately, there's a government program that...
Oct 4, 2017 6:36 pm
Equifax Says 2.5 Million More Are Affected by Breach
UPDATE — October 3, 2017: The plot thickens. According to TIME, Equifax announced that an additional 2.5 million more people may have been affected by last month's massive security breach. In...
Sep 26, 2017 4:44 pm
How I Nearly Died at Costco — and Why I'll Never Buy in Bulk Ever Again
“First of all – let me start by saying I’m OK,” I began the call to my husband. “But I had a little incident…” “Oh no,” he responded. “I tried to go to shopping…” I explained. He sighed. “What...
Sep 21, 2017 2:45 pm
Waiting to Book Your Holiday Flight Could Actually Save You Money
It's every traveler's dream to find cheap holiday flights. After all, it can be challenging to book a flight for Christmas when just about everybody and their mother is also trying to nab a seat....
Sep 8, 2017 6:53 pm
Target Is Bringing Back Its Car-Seat Trade-In Program
Great news if you're a parent and a fan of Target (those two things go together so well, don't they?). Target's car set trade-in program is back this month. If you recall, this genius program...
Aug 23, 2017 2:46 pm
How to Get Frequent Flyer Points Without Flying
Racking up frequent flyer miles helped Daryn Kagan and her husband Trent plan the vacation of a lifetime without spending a fortune on their plane ride to get there. Their luxurious first-class...
Aug 22, 2017 4:35 pm
Still Have Your Kids' Old School Supplies? You Can Sell Them for Cash
If you kept your kids’ old school supplies, you may have hit the jackpot without even realizing it. Depending on their condition, appearance, and age, some old school supplies can be resold for...
Aug 18, 2017 6:32 pm
Your Old Vinyl Records Could Be Worth a Fortune
If you still have your vintage vinyl records, when was the last time you looked at them? If you're anything like us, it's probably been a minute. Though if they're collecting dust in your attic or...