Are Underwear Subscription Services a Good Deal?

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4 Smart Ways to Save Money on Christmas Shopping for Kids Gifts

Kids don’t care about your holiday budget. They just expect you — or rather, Santa — to create Christmas...

5 Ways One Mom Saves on the Cost of Home-Schooling

When Lorielle Hollaway stocked up on soda this summer during a buy one, get one free sale, it...

7 Simple Ways to Save Money on All Your Online Holiday Shopping

Boy, did Home Depot serve me with a jolt of reality recently. I was minding my own business and...

How a Staycation Cut our Travel Spending by $1,500

My partner Nick and I love to travel, so we prioritize vacations in our budget. But when we felt like we needed an unplanned vacation earlier this year and saw that we were just...

11 Everyday Opportunities for Teaching Kids About Money

The thought of talking about money to my kids is a little overwhelming. Now that I have twin...

Planning a Holiday Party? 8 Tips to Keep It Affordable and Fun

The holidays are the perfect time to get together with friends and family — and are the perfect...

How to Get Back Your Entire Security Deposit

Moving can be expensive. You might have to pay for rental trucks, packing equipment or even new furniture...

12 DIY Christmas Gifts That’ll Give Your Wallet a Break

I grew up with a big family, which made it hard to buy everyone something nice at Christmas. My...

Switching to Low-Flow Toilets Could Save You Hundreds Each Year

Making money isn’t all real estate investing and promotions It’s not always sexy. In fact, one of the easiest ways to make money at home is to get up close and personal with your...

How I Furnished My Apartment for Under $1,000

Being a “remote nomad” was so much fun — until it wasn’t anymore. I’d spent a month in Spain, three weeks in Athens and countless hours behind the wheel of my beater, meandering around the...

How an Earthship Home Can Save You Thousands Each Year

Bespeckled with glass bottles and surrounded by tires, they rise up out of the northern New Mexico desert like clay-colored spaceships. But these unique dwellings are a “ship” of a different kind. They’re Earthships,...

Here’s How to Stop an Eviction

A few months before the housing market began to implode, 22-year-old Alisa Daly and her boyfriend — now husband — were expecting their first child. Working at a small trucking company in Arizona, she was...

These 13 Holiday Gift Ideas Make Personal Finance Fun for Kids

When my daughter turned 2, I found a way to sneak spinach into her birthday pie (yes, pie, not cake). So, of course I’d be that parent who’d advocate for giving kids an educational...

16 Top Toys of 2018 Under $30

Kids test out Tic Tac Tongue at Dell Holmes Park in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Monday, November 12, 2018. Chris Zuppa/The Penny Hoarder Editorial use only. Nothing beats the look on your kids’ faces...

Here’s What it Cost This Man to Travel in a Skoolie for 95 Days

Phil Risher had dreams of traveling. In college, he visited Italy and China while studying international business. But six years after graduating, he realized he hadn’t gone anywhere noteable. In fact, he realized he hadn’t...

Win a $500 Express Medical Supply Scholarship With College Memes

Strung out on finals? Broke? Have a terrible roommate? I bet you’ve made a meme about it. Thanks be to the almighty internet meme. You’ve made us laugh and cry, or laugh cry, in the...

New Uber Rewards and Lyft Rewards Programs Offer Perks to Users

Carmen Mandato/The Penny Hoarder Airlines offer them. Rental car companies do, too. Now, ride-hailing apps are following suit by creating rewards programs for their customers. This week, both Uber and Lyft announced their respective rewards...

A Step-by-Step Guide to Shopping Cyber Monday Travel Deals

Cyber Monday is coming. Have your passport and budget ready because the steady roll of deals waits for no one. The annual online shopping event that happens the Monday after Thanksgiving promises fleeting bargains, including...

Help Your Child Make a Holiday Craft at Home Depot Kids Workshops

Pinterest crafts seem like a lovely idea until you’re scrubbing permanent marker off the dining room table, vacuuming glitter out the carpet and totaling up how much you spent on art supplies. You can’t just...

Preparing for Baby Includes Avoiding These 5 Financial Mistakes

The parenting books tell when you can expect your baby to reach physical milestones. The parenting classes teach you the proper way to bathe an infant and change a diaper. But new parents, who are...

Child Care Assistance Can Help You Raise Kids More Affordably

Forget “It takes a village to raise a child.” Many parents are embracing an “I got this” mentality when it comes to shouldering the high cost of child care. Even when they find child care...

Write a Funny Resume and Win a $1K Resume Genius Scholarship

If Homer Simpson had a resume, it might look something like this: Homer Simpson 742 Evergreen Terrace Springfield, United States Summary: Active community servant with experience as mayor, mall Santa Claus and police chief, plus more than 20 years’...
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