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Here’s How to Get the Google IT Support Professional Certificate

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Mark Your Calendar for Your State’s Tax-Free Weekend (or Week)

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The Gift of Time: Minimalist Gifts They’ll Love

In 2004, I rented my first one-bedroom apartment in Miami for $800 a month in a fairly decent...

How to Save Up for a Car and Still Have Cash to Fill Your...

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A Good Teacher Thank-You Note Could Win You $1,000 From Crayola

Break out the crayons. Crayola has launched a student art contest that’ll award $1,000 to 10 lucky winners, in...

Surprising Uses for Baking Soda That Can Help You Save Money

If you’ve ever baked a cake, chances are your pantry houses baking soda. You might use it occasionally,...

Which is the Best Value?

Everyone mistakes my sister and me for twins. Some people even think we’re the same person. (I have...

Here’s How to Enter to Win $1K in a No Essay Scholarship Contest

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9 Free Road Trip Apps for Kids That Will Keep Them Entertained

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How to Fill Out the FAFSA: A Step-by-Step Guide

Filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, better known as the the FAFSA, is a rite...

Here’s How to Say No to Being a Bridesmaid

When one of your friends is getting married, it can feel like an honor to be asked to...

How to Afford Unpaid Maternity Leave: Our Tips from Experience

Planning to have a baby is ideal, but most bundles of joy catch their parents by surprise. One...

STEMPremier Site Helps Create a College Student Resume

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100 Free Summer Activities for Kids Aged 1 to 99

Are you still looking for that great summer experience? We’ve got 100 ideas to help you make the...

How to Get Away for a Weekend for Under $300

I turned 30 this month. Over the past six months, I’ve become a grown-up really fast. I have a...

Having Twins? Build Your Dream Nursery Without Twice the Cost

I’ll never forget my wife’s first ultrasound. The doctor showed us our little nugget of a baby on...

Here’s Why You Should Submit Your Info Before the FAFSA Deadline

If college students were superheros, deadlines would be their kryptonite. Sure, some students thrive under a deadline, but most...

Dogs are Expensive. Here’s How to Save on the Cost of Dog Ownership

When I first rescued my 8 ½-year-old Greyhound-Weimaraner mix, Greyson, he managed to bring fleas into my home....

Apple Camp Will Teach Kids to Code for Free

If you live near an Apple store, your kids could be in for a unique learning opportunity this...

USAA Safe Driver Contest Will Reward Good Drivers With Cash

Being a safe driver pays off. You can avoid costly auto repairs and medical bills. You may be...

You Can Compare Colleges Fast With the New Google Search Tool

I may have made a mistake when I chose my college. OK, so it’s not as dramatic as...

Here’s Who’s Eligible and How to Get It

A college education is expensive — but also invaluable. And while a traditional college experience isn’t for everyone,...

Ashley Rhodes-Courter Discusses the Costs of Becoming a Foster Parent

Ashley Rhodes-Courter had it rough growing up in the foster-care system. She was removed from her birth mother when...

Here’s How States Provide Financial Help for Foster Parents

Choosing to become a foster parent is a significant decision. And it isn’t just a significant emotional decision —...
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