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40 Best Back-to-School Sales Happening Right Now

Back-to-school sales are officially in full swing, and you're about to save big. Funnel your newfound cash into your kids’ college funds and thank us later.

13 Ripoffs at the Dollar Store You Need to Avoid

You're at the dollar store for a quick purchase when you come across what seems like a good deal—but looks...


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Back-to-School Shopping in 2020: How to Save Amid Uncertainty

Finally, some good news about the upcoming school year: You don’t have to spend a fortune to get everything your...


The New Quarantine Hobby I’m Never Giving Up

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Best-Reviewed Board Games to Play While in Self-Quarantine

Banish boredom by turning every night into game night.

My Husband and I Got Laid Off the Same Week—This Is the Only Thing That Saved Us from Becoming Homeless

You never think it can happen to you...until it does. Planning ahead even just a little can help in a...


45 Free Online College Courses from the Best Colleges and Universities

Not all college-level education has to cost you an arm and a leg!

11 Tax-Related Documents You Should Never Throw Away

It's up to you to stash your documents for safe keeping.


I Live in a Tiny House—Here’s What Most People Don’t Know

More people are interested in living a bigger life by downsizing in a major way...but there are a few essential...


Here’s How to Opt Out of Basically Everything

From getting bombarded with online ads to going to your uncle’s funeral, you can get out of anything.


8 Genius Non-Food Ways to Use Your Freezer

Using your freezer only to stash frozen pizza and ice packs? You're missing out.

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16 Travel Secrets to Always Get the Best Airfare Possible

How to make the most of online travel agencies, price alerts, and special offers on every single trip.


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13 Costco Tips Frequent Shoppers Keep to Themselves

Because not everyone can be an expert.


30 Thoughtful and Affordable Holiday Teacher Gifts

Your kids' teachers work so hard day after day after day. Why not show them your appreciation for all that...


17 Grossest Toys Ever Made

Sorry, Mom and Dad—toys that pee or poop or are otherwise ooey and gooey are sure to be on your...


Top 10 Colleges Whose Graduates Earn the Most Money

Who says college isn't worth it? Graduates of each of these 10 small colleges can look forward to cashing in...


Genius Swaps That Will Save You BIG on Back-to-School Shopping

Feeling daunted by a long list of school supplies? Get everything on the list for less with a few smart...


20 Little Tips That Will Make Running Errands So Much Better

Save time and make your trips to the grocery store or post office a breeze.


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20 Secrets Amusement Parks Won’t Tell You About Saving Money and Avoiding Crowds

From how to beat the crowds to the real reasons rides get shut down, former and current amusement park employees...


12 Tips for Creating a Simple In-Case-of-Emergency Plan

This simple task could help you in the long run.


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50 Insider Secrets to Help You Save at All Your Favorite Stores

A $5 or $10 savings here and there can add up. Here's how to get them everywhere from Costco and...


5 Unexpected Places in Your House You Might Find Extra Cash

Need $2,759? It could be right under your nose, in form of unused gift cards, clothes you forget to return,...


13 Retirement Facts You Need to Take Seriously

If you pay attention and adapt accordingly, you just might get that retirement you're dreaming of—here are the facts that...

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56 Almost Effortless Ways to Save Money

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10 Money-Saving Habits of People Who Didn’t Take Loans for Their Kids’ College

College is expensive, but taking steps when your kids are young can help you save up by the time they're...


Americans Have $1.4 Trillion in Student Loan Debt—But Who Gets All That Money?

That’s more than the annual salaries of everyone who lives in Australia combined.



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That sweet shower gift from grandma or your best friend could actually put your baby in danger. See which baby...


This Grandma Found the Secret to Staying Close to Her Grandkids—Who Live 800 Miles Away

The tech-savvy grandma will have you rethinking your family reunions, guaranteed.