83% of Drivers Saw an Increase in Car Insurance This Year. Here are 2...

Notice an increase in your car insurance rate this year? Welp, you’re not the only one. In the past year, 83% of U.S. drivers experienced a rate bump, according to The Zebra, a car insurance...

Looking for Valentine’s Day Date Ideas? Try a Penny Date

It’s nearly Valentine’s Day, which means it’s almost time to blow an entire paycheck on a dozen long-stem...

How One Family Handles the Costs of Raising a Special Needs Child

On a late November afternoon, Vicki Fouche heats up slices of frozen pizza in the toaster oven for...

4 Financial Steps to Take if You Have a Child With Special Needs

Raising any child is expensive, but when you’re raising a child who has special needs, there are additional...

Here’s What it Costs Us

My partner Nick has been living with celiac disease for over a decade. At its core, the serious...

These Alternatives to Pads and Tampons Save Money and Cut Waste

Although more than half the world’s population has to deal with them on a monthly basis, menstrual periods...

Baby Checklist for Second-Time Parents

While becoming a parent is one of the best things that ever happened to me, it was something...

6 Free Apps to Help You Plan Your Wedding

I spent way more money on my wedding than I had intended. It’s hard not to! Putting on a full-fledged wedding involves much more than choosing a venue and ordering a cake. There are seemingly...

Are Pricy Cloth Diapers Worth the Extra Money?

Babies might be small and cute, but they can also be expensive. One of the easiest ways to...

How to Watch TV Without Cable and Save Up to $1,200 a Year

With the average cost of cable running $1,284 per year, it’s no surprise that more and more people...

No Yard? No Problem: You Can Still Compost at Home

Composting is a natural practice that dates all the way back to biblical times. It’s a contained form of decay that provides a nutrient-rich fertilizer — meaning one less expense for your garden. It’s...

Renters Rejoice: Here’s 8 Ways to Reduce Your Heating Bill

Before buying a house last winter, I had rented several apartments in southwestern Ohio, which gets so cold in the winter (and fall and sometimes spring) that I may as well have lived in...

Heating Bill Too High? Here’s How to Lower It

Before buying a house last winter, I had rented several apartments in southwestern Ohio, which gets so cold...

Greyhound Adoption Is a Cheap Way to Help Thousands of Dogs

Kelly Faircloth adopted her first greyhound, Shadow, in 2001. The sleek black dog sporting a large scar on...

22 Ways to Crush Your 2019 Goals

Whatever your New Year’s resolutions are, you’re a Penny Hoarder. No matter the resolution, you’d probably like to spend...

How to Find Your Purpose and Live a Fulfilling Life Outside Work

Throughout history, our sources of purpose have shifted. First, our purpose was simply to survive. Then we built...

Here’s What to Look For

Furnishing your new home can be fun and creative… but it can also cost a pretty penny. And...

How to Take a Puerto Rico Vacation on a Budget

When you’re wandering around Old San Juan, you’ll feel worlds away from the United States. Quaint cobblestone streets. Murmurs...

Want to Get Paid to Lose Weight? HealthyWage Pays Users to Get Fit

Editor’s note: This story was originally published in 2016. “I’m so much happier. I was completely miserable before this,”...

Should You Invest in Winter Tires?

Like it or not, winter is coming. And it will keep coming year after year. If you’re a...

These Women Each Made a Ton of Money — Just for Losing Weight ·...

“I knew I could be at 300 pounds within months,” recalls Teresa Suarez, describing her steady weight gain...

Boards for Bros Gives Skateboards to Kids in Need

Kayden Batson kept asking his great-grandmother when he could pick out his very first skateboard. His great-grandmother showed...

This Nonprofit Is Making Thousands of Kids Happy, One Skateboard at a Time

Kayden Batson kept asking his great-grandmother when he could pick out his very first skateboard. His great-grandmother showed him two skateboards, and the 4-year-old picked the one with the rainbow sticker. The board was...

Avoid These 11 Worst-Paying College Majors

We’ve already looked at the best college majors for all you undeclared freshmen out there. But what about...

These 11 Best College Majors Lead to Good Salaries for Graduates

Ken Buker can’t say exactly what he works on all day to avoid revealing company secrets, but he...

We Did Our Homework, and These 11 College Majors Can Boost Your Earnings

Ken Buker can’t say exactly what he works on all day to avoid revealing company secrets, but he assures me it’s cool. Pucks smack the boards as Tampa Bay Lightning hockey players skate across the...

Are Underwear Subscription Services a Good Deal?

Pizza. First dates. Taxi rides. Mattresses. It seems there’s no end to the list of things we once...

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...
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