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Feb 20, 2019 12:31 pm
Don't Fall for This Extra $40 Tax-Filing Fee
Most of us begrudgingly accept any fees for filing taxes, but it turns out many people are actually overpaying if they choose to have the cost deducted from their return. In fact, you're better off...
Feb 19, 2019 12:30 pm
The No-Spend Challenge Could Save You Hundreds Every Month
As unappealing as a no-spend month might sound, it could be the key to getting your finances back on track. And it's ultimately a really great way to step back and reassess your money...
Feb 18, 2019 12:30 pm
11 Ways to Make Money After You’ve Marie Kondo’ed Your Home
You’ve read her book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing ($9.69, Amazon). You’ve seen her Netflix show. You’ve tidied up according to the Marie...
Feb 13, 2019 12:30 pm
23 Long-Lasting Foods to Buy in Bulk and Save Money
Knowing the best foods to buy in bulk will save you money the next time you're shopping at a big-box store. After all, food can get expensive when you're trying to feed a family. While the cost...
Feb 5, 2019 12:30 pm
Is There Really a Secret Code Behind Target Clearance Items?
If you’ve spent any time scrolling through Pinterest or searching popular couponing blogs, you’ve probably come across a theory that claims you can save more at Target stores by paying closer...
Feb 1, 2019 4:30 pm
The One Habit I Broke That Helped Me Save An Extra $5,000 in A Year
Have you ever purposely avoided information that would expose an inconvenient truth? If you’re like me, this may apply to your finances. We do this all the time: avoid checking our bank statements...
Jan 29, 2019 2:30 pm
5 Ways to Save Money on Fruits and Veggies
If you're trying to figure out how to save money on produce, you're not alone. Lots of people want to fill their grocery carts with fruits and veggies, but high prices on produce can be...
Dec 29, 2018 12:30 pm
What Are the Cheapest Days to Fly?
When it comes to airfare, traveling can be expensive. I remember an old coworker once told me that his trick to keeping his vacation from draining his bank account was picking Super Bowl weekend to...
Dec 29, 2018 9:30 am
4 Expert Tips on How to Budget in the New Year
The start of every new year brings a fresh opportunity for you to get your finances in order. Whether it’s saving for a house, putting a big dent in your mortgage, or just securing a nest egg in...
Dec 16, 2018 2:30 pm
Does Turning the Water Heater Off Really Save Money?
Whether you’re traveling for the holidays or just looking to save some extra cash, you’re likely thinking about the appliances in your home. We know you’ve heard that unplugging things can help you...
Nov 2, 2018 4:30 pm
15 Part-Time Jobs for Moms Who Want to Earn Some Extra Cash
Finding the best part-time job for moms is important to you, because you want to spend as much time with your kids as possible while still contributing to your family's income. The good news is...
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...