18 Simple Ways to Slam the Brakes on Impulse Buys
18 Simple Ways to Slam the Brakes on Impulse Buys

on September 21, 2017

Compulsive shopping and impulse purchases can jeopardize your finances and your relationships. These tips, strategies and skills will help you get on a better path.

Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Floods and Wildfires: Are You Covered?
Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Floods and Wildfires: Are You Covered?

on September 21, 2017

Homeowners insurance pays off in some disasters, but it has surprising gaps. Don’t wait until you’re wading through your living room to find out what they are.

How to Get the Best Deal on a Car Loan
How to Get the Best Deal on a Car Loan

on September 19, 2017

Many people shop backwards for a vehicle — and that’s costly. Follow these steps to a new car, starting with good financing.

10 Tips for Sane, Successful Stock Investing
10 Tips for Sane, Successful Stock Investing

on September 15, 2017

Investing in stocks is risky and can be scary — but your retirement savings need the higher returns offered by the stock market. Here’s how to seize that growth without losing your mind.

8 Reasons Your Parents Had an Easier Retirement Than You Will
8 Reasons Your Parents Had an Easier Retirement Than You Will

on September 14, 2017

Why the last decades of life are harder now than they used to be — and what you can do to bolster your own retirement.

10 Top Tips for Creating an Emergency Stockpile for Your Home
10 Top Tips for Creating an Emergency Stockpile for Your Home

on September 13, 2017

A pandemic or natural disaster could force you to live on your wits and your supply of food. Start small if you need to, but start building your stockpile now.

4 Essentials for Surviving the Rest of Hurricane ​Season
4 Essentials for Surviving the Rest of Hurricane ​Season

on September 12, 2017

We just received two unwanted reminders of how dangerous hurricanes can be. Here’s how to prepare for the rest of the storm season.

These 4 Phony Tips Won’t Protect You From Hurricane Irma’s Wrath
These 4 Phony Tips Won’t Protect You From Hurricane Irma’s Wrath

on September 8, 2017

Hurricane Irma has Florida and other states in its crosshairs. Here’s what’s true and false about protecting yourself in a hurricane.

6 Ways to Ready Your Home for Hurricane Irma and Other Storms
6 Ways to Ready Your Home for Hurricane Irma and Other Storms

on September 6, 2017

Hurricane Irma is bearing down on Florida — and possibly other states. Here are the steps you must take to protect your home.

Prep Your Home for Winter With These 16 Low-Cost Tricks
Prep Your Home for Winter With These 16 Low-Cost Tricks

on September 4, 2017

Using these tips to fix gaps, cracks and inefficiencies will make your home cozier and more affordable in cold weather.

The 10 Best American Cities for Working From Home
The 10 Best American Cities for Working From Home

on September 4, 2017

More than a third of U.S. workers are self-employed or freelancers and many more telecommute. These are places where living conditions are just right for them to thrive.

13 Tips for Success in Any Negotiation
13 Tips for Success in Any Negotiation

on August 24, 2017

Here’s what research, experience and common sense show works best. It may surprise you to learn that being less competitive can often make you more successful.

20 Products You Should Always Buy Generic
20 Products You Should Always Buy Generic

on August 18, 2017

These no-name products are at least as good as the branded competitors — and nearly always cheaper. One reason: You aren’t paying the advertising costs.

Now Hear This: You Can Save Hundreds on Hearing Aids
Now Hear This: You Can Save Hundreds on Hearing Aids

on August 17, 2017

Hearing loss is isolating and depressing, and the cost of hearing aids can be overwhelming. But these tips will help you save — and rejoin the conversation.

16 Affordable Ways to Ensure You Sleep Like a Baby
16 Affordable Ways to Ensure You Sleep Like a Baby

on August 10, 2017

Driving sleepy? Fighting to stay awake at work? Luckily, there is plenty you can do to turn around sleeplessness without spending a fortune on insomnia products.

17 Simple Home Repairs and Upgrades That Will Save You Bundles of Money
17 Simple Home Repairs and Upgrades That Will Save You Bundles of Money

on August 4, 2017

Here’s how touring your home with a purpose — and a handful of tools — will help you cut household costs and maintain your home’s value.

8 Surprising Benefits of Having ADHD
8 Surprising Benefits of Having ADHD

on July 28, 2017

You have heard plenty about the downsides of ADHD. But have you heard of the many unique gifts that accompany this brain difference?

25 Hobbies That You Can Turn Into Moneymakers
25 Hobbies That You Can Turn Into Moneymakers

on July 25, 2017

What are you doing for fun that you could also do for money? Here are some ideas to get you thinking, and tips to get you started.

9 Dumb Ways to Borrow Money, and 4 Better Options
9 Dumb Ways to Borrow Money, and 4 Better Options

on July 24, 2017

Of all the ways to waste money, giving it to someone like a high-interest lender, pawnbroker or loan shark is one of the worst. Here are loans to avoid, and some better alternatives.

6 Ways to Get Your Official FICO Credit Score for Free
6 Ways to Get Your Official FICO Credit Score for Free

on July 22, 2017

You can now see the same credit information that lenders, insurers and landlords use to evaluate you. But you must know where to look if you want it for free.

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