That's a question we often hear when we're shopping. We may automatically default to one choice, so it's easy to forget that not all plastic is the same.
Newlyweds should update their insurance coverage. It's good financial planning, and could save money, too.
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Budgeting basics for college students. How to create and refine the perfect budget for life at school.
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Essential financial steps to take if divorce seems imminent.
Bah-humbug or bliss? Cut back on the number of presents you buy this Christmas and say no to some of those invites. You just might rediscover the holiday spirit you lost in the chaos.
Looking for ways to say thank you to first responders? Here are some tips to respectfully show your appreciation.
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College is expensive and jobs are scarce, but don't throw in the towel just yet. Check out these alternatives to obtaining advanced education or training
How can you thank a veteran in your community? We have some ideas for you.
Here are some ways to show our appreciation and thank nurses for all that they do in our community.
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Some advice on thanking your active military hometown heroes -- and what to avoid.
Teaching kids saving habits at an early age can help them achieve financial success later in life. Here are 9 tips for coaching kids to financial literacy.
Back-to-school shopping can be daunting and result in parents spending hundreds, even thousands of dollars each year. Here are 8 cost saving tips to stay on a budget
Talking about money with family can be difficult, especially with aging parents. Here are tips to make money talks with Mom and Dad easier.
Tasty, healthy, family eating doesn't have to be expensive. One mom shares how she feeds her family of 3 for $600 per month.
What you need to know about handling your finances after a divorce.
Does staying at home make financial sense? Here are the questions you should ask.
These affordable holiday traditions will bring cheer to your family.
Are you confident in the type and amount of insurance you have? Ask yourself these four questions to determine how much life insurance you need.
Costs of traditional 4-year college are rising and college isn't necessarily for everyone. Here are 5 alternatives to college that can build your career
Sometimes the most meaningful gifts are the ones you make yourself. Here are 6 fairly simple and inexpensive DIY holiday ideas.
Newly pregnant? Start preparing for the arrival of your baby and the related expenses.
Enjoying the stability of a full-time job but the freedom to work from home is an ideal scenario for many. Here are some tips for convincing your boss.
Want to see your kids grow up to be the kind of adults that give back? Here are 6 steps for fostering charity in your children.
Ask yourself these questions to decide if staying at home with the kids is the right choice for you and your family.
Contemplating a spring break staycation or inexpensive getaway? Here are ideas and advice for how to have fun and save money.
Living simply can reduce stress and help you save time, energy, and money. Here are four tips to help you enjoy the rewards of living a simple life.
Are you or your spouse keeping money secrets? Psychologist and financial counselor Eric Dammann talks about why it's not OK and how to avoid them.
Teachers: Are you struggling to get everything done in a day? We know you're swamped, so we collected some top time-saving tips from other pros who know what you're going through.
Does your college student know money basics? Here are 6 rules every freshman should know.
More than a third of people who freelance on the side are thinking about doing it full-time. Here's seven tips to help you confidently make the transition.
Thinking about sharing a nanny to save money on childcare costs? Caregiver sharing is a growing trend.
You might be attracted, but are you financially compatible with your partner? Keep these 7 things in mind and find out if you are a financial match.
How much does it cost to have a pet? More than you probably think. Learn how Fido can affect your finances and be prepared.