Nancy Dunham

Nancy Dunham is a freelance journalist based in the Washington, D.C., metro area.

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9 Ways to Save Money on a Rental Home

on February 24, 2020

Getting a great deal on a rental requires strategy and preparation. Here are some of the keys to success.

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Prescriptions From Abroad Can Save You Big — but Are They Safe?

on February 3, 2020

Despite scary warnings about online pharmacies, there are ways to check those medication sources for their safety. Here are six tips to follow.

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7 Ways to Find Your Unclaimed Money

on December 12, 2019

Forgotten stocks, unclaimed wages and more might be waiting for you.

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7 Tips to Avoid The Most Common Mistakes When Buying Jewelry

on November 7, 2019

Picking out a big-ticket piece of jewelry can be stressful. Here’s how to minimize your risk of bungling it.

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4 Tips to Keep Smartphones From Ruining Your Relationships

on October 28, 2019

Here’s how “phubbing” hurts others — may even spark behavioral problems in our children.

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The 10 Most Common Types of Counterfeit Products

on September 19, 2019

These “bargains” disappoint customers, may cause harm and fuel organized crime.

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7 Dumb Money-Saving Moves That Seem Smart

on September 16, 2019

Saving money is good. But it’s easy to stumble and end up paying more.

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How to Earn More on Your Savings for the Rest of 2019

on July 18, 2019

The year is running out, but there is still time to grow your money tree before 2020 dawns.

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5 Keys to Selling Your Car for the Highest Price Possible

on July 3, 2019

Use these tips to get the most when selling your car.

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How Much a Ticket Might Hike Your Car Insurance Rate — and What to Do About It

on June 19, 2019

Traffic violations can raise the cost of your insurance coverage — but it’s not entirely out of your hands.

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8 Minor Injuries and Incidents That Can Become Life-Threatening

on June 18, 2019

Discounting the seriousness of these problems can risk your health, money and time.

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Here’s How Much a DUI Costs

on June 11, 2019

An arrest for drunken driving can seriously damage your future. And it will take a serious toll in dollars and cents.

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This Easy Part-Time Gig Pays $50 or More an Hour

on May 2, 2019

Anyone — from millennials to retirees — can earn $50 to $75 an hour in this job. Here’s how to get started.

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5 Tips to Tame Your Inbox and Be More Productive

on April 17, 2019

Here’s how to manage your email so you can get more done and feel less stressed.

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How You Can Make Extra Money While Running Errands

on April 13, 2019

If you already drive, bike or walk about town, there are some easy ways to generate extra cash.

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Should You Buy a Collector Car? These 5 Models Are Winners

on April 9, 2019

Should you invest in a classic car? Maybe so, especially if you chose one of the five models here.

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13 Easy and Affordable Ways to Refresh Your Home for Spring

on March 8, 2019

You need little more than a bit of imagination to brighten your home with these inexpensive and free ideas.

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Car Dealers Reveal the Most Costly Leasing Mistakes

on January 23, 2019

New-car dealers tell us how drivers who choose to lease can needlessly waste thousands of dollars.

34 Awesome Holiday Celebrations Around the World
34 Awesome Holiday Celebrations Around the World

on December 24, 2018

As fall slips into winter, the season brings a host of holiday celebrations — many historical, religious or cultural and some relatively newly minted. Check out festivities around the world.

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23 Great Gifts for the Athletes and Outdoors Enthusiasts on Your List

on December 13, 2018

Imaginative ideas for the outdoorsy set include hand warmers, trekking poles, bear spray and lighted bocce balls.

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