5 Ways to Save More Money With Walgreens Balance Rewards

There’s a Walgreens on just about every busy street corner. That means they’re super convenient for those times I run out of toothpaste, toilet paper and hair care products AT THE SAME TIME. I’ve been...

How This Couple’s Side Hustles Have Earned Them $160K (So Far)

My wife, Meg, and I are an average 30-something couple. We’re public school teachers who live in the Chicago suburbs with our son and two dogs. On top of our demanding teaching careers, we...

A Full-Time Freelancer Shares Tips on How to Save for Retirement

Working for myself has afforded me many luxuries. Aside from the fact that I’m writing in my pajamas right now, I also get to select where and when I hold office hours. I even...

How to Escape and Recover From Financial Abuse

Note: This article doesn’t contain any depiction of physical or sexual violence, but does detail financial and emotional abuse in relationships. Lisa Orban was married to her abuser for three years. In 1990, she left...

Our Step-by-Step Guide to Making a Holiday Budget

Holiday shopping season is almost here! And before figuring out what you should spend your money on, it’s essential to figure out how much money you can spend. We promise: If you set aside an...

6 Places to Get Free or Low-Cost Mammograms (Without Insurance)

monkeybusinessimages / Getty Images If you couldn’t tell by all the pink everywhere, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And one of the best ways to stop breast cancer in its tracks? Early detection...

You Could Be Stylin’ With a Career in Cosmetology

At a young age, I developed a strange circle of white hair atop my head, painted like a bullseye one inch in diameter. Fearful of the horrible insults my classmates might lob my way...

Tastes Better. Here’s a Guide of the Best Herbs to Grow at Home

If you’re anything like me, you love the smell and taste of fresh herbs but seem to kill every plant with the misfortune of living at your house. That’s why I tend to rely...

How I Saved $150 With My National Parks Pass

As a longstanding Penny Hoarder, my wallet is my arsenal. Each card in my billfold was hand-chosen for its unique set of rewards, benefits, and perks. But one of the most powerful pieces of...

Should I Service My Car at the Dealer?

Squaredpixels/Getty Images Whether your car is brand new or just new-to-you, you’ll need to keep up with routine maintenance. But should you stick to the dealership’s service center, go with your local corner...

12 Steps to Owning Your Own Home

When she turned 27, Adria Rebbecchi decided to buy a house. Like most first-time homebuyers, she had no idea what to expect. But in the months ahead, she’d get a whirlwind education. “Looking at a...

How to Pay Off Your Debt. This Couple Wiped Out $50K in 3 Years

After college sweethearts Brittney and Ryan Lynn got married in 2012, they began a challenging rite of passage...

Tips From a Former TV Reporter on How to Start a Podcast

Erica Mandy is leading a movement to enjoy the news again. After spending a decade working her way up...

How to Invest in Marijuana (Legally) for as Little as $5

It’s time to get serious. You’re finally making some green. You know your money needs to do more...

Should You Switch to Electric Toothbrushes? What You Should Know

Dental professionals have a certain way of making you feel like a child, even after your last baby...

One Mother’s Take on the Pros and Cons of a Dependent Care FSA

When you’re looking for a job, one of the main things to consider is the types of benefits...

Here Are the 10 Best U.S. Cities to Find Craft Brewery Jobs

If you love beer, working in the brewing industry isn’t just a delicious career decision, it’s a smart...

What Is Bankruptcy? Here’s How to File and How It Affects Your Life

“I. Declare. Bankruptcyyyyyy!” As Michael Scott learned in “The Office,” getting rid of debt isn’t as simple as that...

The Best Time to Buy a TV, Mattress and More: Here’s Your Calendar

Some purchases are impossible to plan: car repairs, patches for a leaky roof, a working furnace right before...

Teachers Get Creative to Find Affordable Classroom Supplies

Hawaii second-grade teacher Brenda Barker is one part educator, one part crafter and one part bargain shopper. At a...
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