6 Tips For Designing The Ultimate Home Theater Your Family Will Love

Augusta Statz  |  April 15, 2019

You can’t beat the theater as far as movie-viewing quality is concerned, but going out in traffic, paying for tickets and snacks and finding the optimal seat can put a damper on the fun. So if you could recreate theater-style big-screen viewing at home — you’d choose to do that instead, right? Umm, you bet! …

15 Ways To Treat Yourself With Your Tax Refund

Jennifer Nied  |  April 12, 2019

‘Tis the season for tax refunds and, while there are many practical ways you can use yours, you can’t spell refund without fun! Which is why many experts suggest devoting around 10% of your refund to something purely fun and the rest to practical things like savings, paying off debt and charitable gifts. And keep …

New Turkish Law Allows Government Control Of Media Outlets And Internet Content

The Price Of YouTube TV Is Going Up—Here’s What You Need To Know

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 12, 2019

If you recently cut the cord and ditched cable for a streaming service that you can watch on your TV or home theater projector, chances are you’re saving quite a bit of cash. However, the price you’re paying for your streaming services now isn’t going to last forever, so odds are you’ll be paying a …

You may be eligible for a free audiobook from the Audible class action settlement

Kathleen St. John  |  April 10, 2019

Hey you, with the headphones: Are you an Audible customer? If you signed up for Amazon’s audiobook service — or received it as a gift — before August 2018, you could get a free book from a recent lawsuit settlement. Several lawsuits have alleged that Audible and its parent company, Amazon, didn’t properly inform customers …

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Movie Tickets Are Selling for Almost $10,000 on eBay

Augusta Statz  |  April 5, 2019

It’s safe to say the “Avengers: Endgame” premiere is going to be a must-see movie event. The movie is set to hit theaters on April 26, and fans of the Marvel franchise are willing to pay a lot of money to be among the first people who get to see the film. No spoilers for …

The ultimate guide to saving for college

Jessica Sillers  |  April 5, 2019

As a parent of a 3-year-old, I’m just trying to get through my daughter’s current tantrum phase — figuring out the best way to save for college feels all but impossible. Even though I started saving before she was a year old, it’s tough to shake the anxiety over whether I’m saving enough. So I …

Tax Consultants Prepare For New Tax Guidelines

This Map Shows Where You’re Most Likely to Be Audited by the IRS

Kate Streit  |  April 4, 2019

The prospect of being audited by the IRS makes most people feel pretty nervous. Even if you feel you properly pay all your taxes and have nothing to hide, the process can be intimidating. In the midst of tax season, you may be wondering about the likelihood that you could get audited. As it turns …

These Cute Napkin Drawings Make Complicated Financial Concepts Easy To Understand

Kate Streit  |  April 3, 2019

If you’re anything like me, the mere mention of complicated-sounding financial terms like “liquidity” or “internal rate of return,” and even more simple ones like “budget” or “mortgage,” make you feel intimidated. If you haven’t studied economics or feel like you’re the type of person who doesn’t have a head for numbers, it doesn’t have …

Our Favorite Toilet Paper Brands

Stephanie Faris  |  April 3, 2019

Why We Like It: Environmentally conscientious consumers will love this product, which holds Sustainable Forestry Initiative certification. You’ll get 24 rolls of fluffy and cushiony toilet paper that’s both strong and absorbent. Why We Like It: One of the best things about Amazon’s toilet paper is its price. For far less than you’d pay for …

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What You Need To Know About The ‘No Buy Challenge’ To Save Money

Marie Rossiter  |  April 2, 2019

Are you looking to save some money and simplify your life? You’re not alone: There’s a reason that the TV show “Tidying Up With Marie Kondo,” which teaches viewers how to declutter and downsize our lives, is hugely popular on Netflix. Thanks to Kondo, a Japanese organization expert, people are embracing “less is more” in …