Prices Are Soaring on These 7 Items
Prices Are Soaring on These 7 Items

on April 19, 2021

Some surprise price jumps are making life more difficult for consumers.

If You Find This Thrift Shopping, Buy It
If You Find This Thrift Shopping, Buy It

on April 17, 2021

This iconic dinnerware is prized for everyday use as well as reselling for profit.

13 Costco Scams Going Around Right Now
13 Costco Scams Going Around Right Now

on April 19, 2021

The beloved warehouse club is warning of fraudulent emails, texts and Facebook posts.

Beware This Hidden Ingredient in Rotisserie Chicken
Beware This Hidden Ingredient in Rotisserie Chicken

on April 15, 2021

Something foul may lurk in those delicious, ready-to-eat birds.

What Happens If I Really Do Run Out of Money in Retirement?
What Happens If I Really Do Run Out of Money in Retirement?

on April 19, 2021

It’s a reasonable worry, but not the end of the world — especially if you take these steps.

9 Forgotten Frugal Strategies — and How to Resurrect Them
9 Forgotten Frugal Strategies — and How to Resurrect Them

on April 19, 2021

These time-tested methods can help us live smarter today.

7 Big Purchases You Should Never Make
7 Big Purchases You Should Never Make

on April 15, 2021

Sometimes a big-ticket purchase is nothing more than a big waste of money.

Should I Buy Long-Term Care Insurance?
Should I Buy Long-Term Care Insurance?

on April 19, 2021

The cost of nursing home care can easily exceed $100,000 annually.

6 Safe and Smart Investments for Retirees
6 Safe and Smart Investments for Retirees

on April 16, 2021

Work eventually ends, but expenses go on. Here are some ways to make money without too much risk.

Never Buy These 12 Things at a Thrift Store
Never Buy These 12 Things at a Thrift Store

on September 1, 2019

Sometimes a great deal is not worth it — or, even worse, is dangerous.

15 Free Streaming Services to Watch While Stuck at Home
15 Free Streaming Services to Watch While Stuck at Home

on May 2, 2020

These free movie streaming sites offer thousands of movies and TV shows, including recent releases and beloved classics. If you love free movies, online sites are where you need to look for the best list of features that are just one easy click away.

5 States With the Worst Health Care for Retirees
5 States With the Worst Health Care for Retirees

on April 12, 2021

All of these states are located in the same region of the nation.

7 Kirkland Signature Items to Avoid at Costco
7 Kirkland Signature Items to Avoid at Costco

on December 29, 2020

Even if it seems you save a bundle buying Costco’s Kirkland Signature brand products, they may not be the bargain they appear to be.

6 Ways to Supersize Your Nest Egg After Age 50
6 Ways to Supersize Your Nest Egg After Age 50

on April 19, 2021

Here are several tools you can use to build a secure retirement later in life.

Selling Your Stuff? Don’t Fall for These 5 Negotiating Tricks
Selling Your Stuff? Don’t Fall for These 5 Negotiating Tricks

on April 12, 2021

Don’t let buyers fleece you — whether you’re selling via a yard sale or Facebook Marketplace.

8 Types of Companies That Check Your Credit Report
8 Types of Companies That Check Your Credit Report

on June 30, 2020

Federal law lets these entities peek at your credit — regardless of whether you’re borrowing money.

11 Foods That Can Keep for Years
11 Foods That Can Keep for Years

on April 15, 2021

These are some of the longest-lasting groceries you can buy.

How Much of My Social Security Can My Ex Take?
How Much of My Social Security Can My Ex Take?

on February 18, 2021

A man wonders if his ex-wife will siphon away his Social Security benefit.

6 Classic Hobbies That Make Money as Trendy Side Gigs
6 Classic Hobbies That Make Money as Trendy Side Gigs

on April 19, 2021

Do what you love and make some extra money while you’re at it.

3 Ways to Get Microsoft Office for Free
3 Ways to Get Microsoft Office for Free

on December 24, 2020

With a little ingenuity, you can cut Office costs to zero.

This Cellphone Carrier Has the Worst Network Quality, Customers Say
This Cellphone Carrier Has the Worst Network Quality, Customers Say

on March 8, 2020

One major wireless provider stands out for the least reliable call, messaging and data services.

19 High-Paying Jobs You Can Get With a 2-Year Degree
19 High-Paying Jobs You Can Get With a 2-Year Degree

on March 11, 2020

There are easy high-paying majors available in the U.S. — and no bachelor’s degree is required. We’re here to help you find easy degrees that pay well.

11 Generic Products You Should Buy at Costco
11 Generic Products You Should Buy at Costco

on March 25, 2021

Not all generics are worthwhile, but these are among the best from Costco’s Kirkland Signature brand.

7 Types of Retirees Who Claim Social Security Early
7 Types of Retirees Who Claim Social Security Early

on April 16, 2021

How many of these traits do you share with retirees who take their benefits ASAP?

Homeowners Say These 2 Kitchen Appliance Brands Are Best
Homeowners Say These 2 Kitchen Appliance Brands Are Best

on August 6, 2020

One brand takes five of the top honors, while another ranks highest in three categories.

7 Times When You’re Smart Not to Pay Off a Mortgage Early
7 Times When You’re Smart Not to Pay Off a Mortgage Early

on June 24, 2020

Sometimes, you can save money — or even build wealth — by slowly paying down a mortgage.

18 Best Cities for Water Quality
18 Best Cities for Water Quality

on April 19, 2021

Data shows these places have the finest water in the U.S. What about your city?

5 Ways to Get Amazon Prime for Free
5 Ways to Get Amazon Prime for Free

on April 6, 2021

Hesitant to drop $119 a year on an Amazon Prime membership? Here’s how to get it for free.

15 of the Fastest-Growing Jobs Today
15 of the Fastest-Growing Jobs Today

on July 14, 2020

Times are tough, but these career fields are thriving.

9 Houseplants That Remove Toxins From Your Indoor Air
9 Houseplants That Remove Toxins From Your Indoor Air

on May 23, 2020

These plants may also do everything from reduce the amount of dust in your home to improve your productivity.

It’s Worth Spending More on These 14 Purchases
It’s Worth Spending More on These 14 Purchases

on April 13, 2021

Here’s where to find the sweet spot at the intersection of price and quality.

10 Things to Stop Buying If You Want a Clutter-Free Home
10 Things to Stop Buying If You Want a Clutter-Free Home

on March 29, 2021

If you like to keep things simple, avoid these purchases.

5 Ways Couples Can Maximize Credit Card Rewards
5 Ways Couples Can Maximize Credit Card Rewards

on April 19, 2021

Rewards points are good. What’s better? Maximizing those perks by working together.

7 Surprising Things That Damage Your Credit Score
7 Surprising Things That Damage Your Credit Score

on October 26, 2020

A seemingly small stumble can cause your credit score to plummet.

The 10 Best Craigslist Alternatives for Buying and Selling Stuff
The 10 Best Craigslist Alternatives for Buying and Selling Stuff

on June 18, 2020

There are many classified sites like Craigslist — and using more than one might help everyone find what they need faster.

How to Avoid Being Surprised by 7 Nasty Expenses
How to Avoid Being Surprised by 7 Nasty Expenses

on October 26, 2020

Major expenses are difficult to predict, but there are ways to make sure you’re protected.

The 6 Best Investing Apps for Beginners
The 6 Best Investing Apps for Beginners

on January 18, 2021

If you’re looking to ease into investing in the coronavirus economy with just a little money, check out these easy-to-use tools.

5 Reasons You Should Claim Social Security ASAP
5 Reasons You Should Claim Social Security ASAP

on December 29, 2019

Experts often recommend postponing claiming your Social Security retirement benefits. But there are situations in which you should start taking the money sooner.

8 Surprising Things No One Tells You About Retirement
8 Surprising Things No One Tells You About Retirement

on October 5, 2020

Knowing what to expect can help you prepare for — and adjust to — life in your golden years.

7 Ways to Boost Your Credit Score Fast
7 Ways to Boost Your Credit Score Fast

on March 19, 2020

Your financial security might soon depend upon the strength of your credit score.

17 Things Frugal People Never Buy
17 Things Frugal People Never Buy

on March 30, 2021

If you’re a true tightwad, the mere thought of spending money on these items gives you the willies.

8 Gadgets That Make Spring Cleaning Easier
8 Gadgets That Make Spring Cleaning Easier

on April 13, 2021

These handy gadgets from Amazon can help take the “work” out of housework.

32 Pandemic Habits You Should Keep
32 Pandemic Habits You Should Keep

on April 17, 2021

Let’s maintain the upsides of the coronavirus shutdown.

7 Secret Perks of Individual Retirement Accounts
7 Secret Perks of Individual Retirement Accounts

on September 4, 2020

IRAs come with bells and whistles that many other accounts lack — including some perks you may not know exist.

8 Ways to Get Amazon Gift Cards for Free
8 Ways to Get Amazon Gift Cards for Free

on December 22, 2020

Yes, you can get Amazon gift cards without paying a dime for them.

Can I Switch to Spousal Social Security Benefits When My Ex Dies?
Can I Switch to Spousal Social Security Benefits When My Ex Dies?

on April 1, 2021

Knowing when to claim can help you maximize benefits.

These 12 Reusable Products Save You Money Over and Over
These 12 Reusable Products Save You Money Over and Over

on July 4, 2020

Buy reusable versions of these household items, and you won’t have to spend another dime on them for years.

If You Find This Thrift Shopping, Buy It
If You Find This Thrift Shopping, Buy It

on March 20, 2021

Vacuums from this brand can last a half-century, if not longer — and they’re hot on the resale market.

7 Reasons You Should Not Claim Social Security Early
7 Reasons You Should Not Claim Social Security Early

on January 20, 2020

The sooner you claim your Social Security retirement benefits, the more you — and perhaps also your spouse — stand to lose. Here are the stakes.