11 Tips For Making Your Stuff Last Longer

Emily Hanford-Ostmann  |  April 21, 2017

It’s hard to watch your hard earned money get tossed in the trash, shoved in a Goodwill box or poured down the drain. We all want our stuff—food, clothing and housewares—to last much longer. Try these simple tips for extending…

This Woman Won A Free Car After A 50-Hour Car-Kissing Marathon

Sarah Kuta  |  April 20, 2017

A Texas radio station hosted the "Kiss A Kia" competition this week. In order to win the contest, participants had to kiss a car for 50 straight hours.

Beef Prices Are Dropping Just In Time For Summer Grilling

Jessica Suss  |  April 19, 2017

It's almost summer, which means it's almost grilling season, which means it's great news that beef prices are dropping – burgers will be cheaper than ever.

7 Stores That Will Give You Discounts And Free Stuff For Bringing In Used Items

Marie Rossiter  |  April 19, 2017

What if some of your used items could save you money on new purchases? Here are 7 retailers where you take recycled items and save some money in return!

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The 10 Best Homemade Dog Toys You Can DIY On The Cheap

Tricia Goss  |  April 19, 2017

You consider your dog a member of the family and are happy to provide food, care and supplies for your pooch. In fact, the American Pet Products Association predicts that pet owners in the U.S. will spend more than $69…

Holiday Shoppers Seek Out Deals On Black Friday

7 Mistakes To Avoid When Buying A New TV

Marie Rossiter  |  April 18, 2017

Finding the perfect new television for your home is exciting. But, don't get caught up in the hype. Here are 5 mistakes people make when buying a new TV.

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This Teacher Makes $120,000 A Year On YouTube. How Does She Do It?

Rachel Khona  |  April 18, 2017

Think making money on YouTube is just for millennials? Think again. This ESL teacher is now making 120k a year on her YouTube videos.

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How To Save Money On Summer Camp For Kids

Kate Desmond  |  April 17, 2017

Summer is just around the corner. And, that means one thing for millions of parents—no school. To keep everyone from going nuts from the “I’m bored”s and “there’s nothing to do”s, you may consider sending your child to camp for…

Shake Shack Raises Prices For Upcoming IPO

This Is How Much Restaurants Mark Up The Price Of Your Food

Sarah Kuta  |  April 17, 2017

Have you ever wondered how much restaurants are marking up the price of ingredients in your food? Plate IQ analyzed data to find out.

Halloween Set To Be The Warmest On Record

This Couple Paid Off $47,000 In Debt In Less Than 2 Years—Here’s How

Emily Hanford-Ostmann  |  April 17, 2017

This married couple paid off a whopping $47,000 in debt in less than two years without sacrificing their lifestyle. Here’s how they did it.

9 Genius Ways Parents Can Use Dollar Store Items To Make Life Easier

Megan Fenno  |  April 17, 2017

Here are 9 creative ways to transform everyday items found at a dollar store to help make your life a little easier as a parent.

10 Easy Ways To Save Money On Plumbing Repairs

Tricia Goss  |  April 17, 2017

Learning some preventive maintenance can help you avoid costly plumber bills. Here are 10 ways the pros save money on plumbing in their own homes.

13 Items In Your Basement That Could Be Worth Thousands

Sarah Kuta  |  April 14, 2017

It's time for spring cleaning, which means it's also time to sift through all the random stuff in your basement to hunt for valuable treasures.

What To Know Before You Install Solar Panels At Home

Jessica Suss  |  April 14, 2017

Should you buy solar panels for your home? Aren't they really expensive? What will it do to my taxes? We answer all of these questions and more.

17 Companies You Should Follow On Facebook For Deals And Freebies

Megan Fenno  |  April 14, 2017

We spend a lot of time on Facebook, so why not take advantage of that time? Here are 18 companies that you should follow for coupons, deals and freebies.

5 Tips For Making The Most Money From Your Yard Sale

Jessica Suss  |  April 14, 2017

You can make a lot of money from a yard sale if you plan right. From pricing to advertising to the day itself, here are five tips to make sure you cash in.

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Here Are The Airlines Most Likely To Pay Travelers For Oversold Flights

Jessica Suss  |  April 13, 2017

Oversold flights are at the forefront of everyone's minds right now. But which airlines will compensate travelers the most for giving up their seats?

Grand Opening Of Amazon Fulfillment Center Features State Of The Art Technology

Amazon Sellers Are Being Hit By Hackers—Here’s What You Need To Know

Sarah Kuta  |  April 13, 2017

If you see a deal that seems too good to be true on Amazon lately, it probably is. Sellers are being hit by hackers who offer discounts on fake merchandise.

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12 ways visiting your local library can help you save $2,000 this year

Brittany Anas  |  April 13, 2017

If you think of your library as a depot for books and DVDs, you might be vastly underestimating its potential. Here are eight unusual things you can borrow.

Bring Your Old Car Seat To Target And Get 20% Off

Sarah Kuta  |  April 13, 2017

Target is having a car seat trade-in event April 17-30. Bring in your old car seat and Target will give you a 20% off coupon for your next car seat.

This Is How Much It Costs To Be A Wedding Guest

Emily Hanford-Ostmann  |  April 13, 2017

We’re nearing wedding season, so start saving! The bride, the groom and their parents know the bills are coming. But did you realize that even just attending a wedding as a guest these days can be considered an investment? How…

Wal-Mart Announces Its Increasing Wages

Walmart To Offer Discounts For In-Store Pickup

Sarah Kuta  |  April 12, 2017

Walmart has a new kind of discount. The retailer will give you a pickup discount for items you purchase online then pickup in store.

This Infographic Shows How Much Money You Waste On Starbucks And Snacks Every Year

Sarah Kuta  |  April 11, 2017

You won't believe how much those daily trips to Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts and the vending machine are costing you (Hint: it's a lot).

New Study Names San Francisco As Most Expensive To Buy A Home

Compare Your City To Others With Cost Of Living Calculator

Haley Otman  |  April 11, 2017

This cost of living calculator is an easy way to see: Can you keep the same standard of living in another city?

This Woman Made $11,000 In One Weekend Thanks To Delta’s Travel Delays

Sarah Kuta  |  April 10, 2017

Laura Begley Bloom was looking forward to a vacation in Fort Lauderdale but ended up making a hefty profit instead. Bloom was planning to board a Delta flight from New York City to Florida with her husband and daughter when bad…

Visa Plans Largest IPO In U.S. History

These Credit Card Companies Give You Free Access To Your Credit Score

Natalie Southwick  |  April 10, 2017

If you have an account with any one of these credit card companies, and sometimes even if you don't, you should be able to check your credit score for free.

Taxi Drivers Protest Possible Uber Expansion In NYC

This Uber Driver Made $252,000 Last Year—Here’s How He Did It

Sarah Kuta  |  April 10, 2017

You might be familiar with the concept of driving for Uber or Lyft as a side gig, but Gavin Escolar has taken this part-time job to another level.

5 Tips For Scoring Round-Trip International Flights For Less Than $400

Sarah Kuta  |  April 10, 2017

If you want to travel more but you're on a strict budget, look no further. Here are five tips for booking international flights for less than $400.

Fast-Food Chicken Restaurant Chick-Fil-A Opens First Store In Manhattan

10 Ways To Spend Less Money When You Eat Out At Restaurants

Jessica Suss  |  April 7, 2017

If you like to eat out at restaurants, you know it can be expensive. But with these easy tips, you can save a bunch... and maybe go out a little more!

Genius Chart Shows The Easiest Way To Save $1,000 In One Year

Bridget Sharkey  |  April 6, 2017

Thinking about saving money can be overwhelming, but this chart makes it so easy to stash away $1,000 in one year.

3 Serious Money Mistakes To Avoid Making In Your 30s

Jessica Suss  |  April 6, 2017

Your 30s are a fun time, but full of financial pitfalls. Here are four money mistakes to avoid making during this busy decade.

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Follow These 9 Tips To Save Big At ULTA Beauty

Tricia Goss  |  April 5, 2017

How much is your face worth? You may be spending nearly $3,000 a year. Here are 9 tips on how to save big on beauty products at ULTA Beauty.

Dinosaurs Exhibition Opens In Sydney

You Can Visit More Than 150 Museums For Free This Year

Marie Rossiter  |  April 3, 2017

Family trips can cost a fortune. But, what if you could get free admission to more than 150 museums across the United States? Sounds good, right?

Retailers Push Pre-Christmas Sales To Last Minute Shoppers

Here’s How To Get A Refund When There’s A Price Drop After You Buy Something

Jessica Suss  |  April 3, 2017

There's nothing like a price drop to ruin the excitement of buying something. From a couch to new shoes, you can still get some money back if you try.

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Summer Flights To Europe Have Dropped By 42 Percent

Brittany Anas  |  March 31, 2017

Now is the time to start planning your summer vacation and looking for flight deals. If you’re looking for something affordable, have you considered Europe?

Costco Reports Quarterly Earning Up Almost 40 Percent

Are You Missing Out On These Costco Travel Deals?

Tricia Goss  |  March 30, 2017

Did you know your Costco card could be the key to the best deal on your next vacation? Don't miss out on the wholesale giant's amazing travel packages.

Are You Eligible For These Open Class Action Settlements?

Tricia Goss  |  March 30, 2017

A recent study reported that a record 270 class action lawsuits were filed in 2016 alone. Because of the high volume of class action lawsuits filed and settled, you may be a member and not even know about it. However,…

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9 Things That Are More Expensive On Amazon—And Where You Should Buy Them Instead

Tricia Goss  |  March 30, 2017

You might think Amazon will always give you the deepest discounts, but for some items it can be more expensive than heading to your local store.

This 30-Something Couple Is Already Retired—Here’s How They Did It

Jessica Suss  |  March 29, 2017

Retiring is for people in their seventies—right? Wrong. Kristy Shen and her husband retired in their early thirties, and they say you can do it too.

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Anthony Bourdain Didn’t Have A Savings Account Until Age 44 And Here’s His Advice

Anum Yoon  |  March 29, 2017

Anthony Bourdain is a great example of a guy who started saving money really late in life. He was 44 years old, in fact, before he had a savings account.

U.S. Jobless Rate Reaches Six Percent

9 Things You Should Never Say To Your Boss If You To Want To Keep Your Job

Tricia Goss  |  March 28, 2017

Learning what not to say to your boss can boost your chances of opportunity and success in the workplace. Here are nine things you should never say.

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11 Expensive Habits That Are A Total Waste Of Money

Megan Fenno  |  March 27, 2017

Here are 9 expensive habits you should consider breaking if you're serious about saving money. Just one will get your closer to your financial goals.

Supermarkets Compete In Premium Beef Market

How To Make Your Costco Or Sam’s Club Membership ‘Free’

Marie Rossiter  |  March 27, 2017

How can you make your wholesale club membership pay for itself? Here's how to start tallying up the savings at Sam's Club and Costco.

17 Ways For Retirees To Make A Little Extra Cash

Sarah Kuta  |  March 24, 2017

Got extra time on your hands in retirement? Here are some easy ways to make a little spending money, meet people and learn something new.

7 Companies That Guarantee Their Products For Life

Haley Otman  |  March 24, 2017

Sometimes the pricier version ends up saving you cash in the long run. Consider buying from certain companies to take advantage of lifetime warranties.

7 Cheap And Easy Meals To Make When You’re Low On Cash And Time

Brittany Anas  |  March 24, 2017

You’re on a tight budget and can’t stomach the idea of another dollar menu meal while you wait for payday to come. Or, you just need to trim some fat from your grocery bill. Fret not, cheap meals can still…

This Is The Surprising Amount Of Debt Americans Have When They Die

Sarah Kuta  |  March 23, 2017

Of course our credit card debts and mortgages don't magically disappear when we die. Here's how much debt Americans have on average when they die.

10 Of The Shadiest Sales Tactics And How To Avoid Them

Tricia Goss  |  March 23, 2017

Retailers employ some sneaky sales tactics. Protect yourself from being ripped off by learning how to recognize these tricks and knowing how to avoid them.

Whole Foods Is Opening Cheaper Stores And Here’s What People Have To Say About Them

Sarah Kuta  |  March 23, 2017

Whole Foods is opening a line of cheaper supermarkets called 365 by Whole Foods Market. How do these new stores stack up?

JP Morgan Chase Quarterly Profits Falls 4 Percent

6 Simple Ways To Avoid Bank Overdraft Fees

Marie Rossiter  |  March 23, 2017

What can consumers do to limit or even prevent overdraft fees? Here are six tips from the experts that can help keep your money in your account.

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