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free babysitting one of many holiday gifts that don't cost money

6 Holiday Gifts that Don’t Cost Money

Maybe you’re dealing with an extremely tight budget. Or maybe you’d like to minimize the consumerism the holidays bring. Whatever your reasons, there are times when you need or want to give a gift...


a coffee maker is one of the small appliances that can help you save money

7 Small Appliances to Help You Save Money

Saving money on your household budget often starts in the kitchen. Any time you can prepare your own food and drinks, you’ll see savings. But with a busy schedule, the time, effort and creativity ne...


Santa's hand holding a red holiday stocking stuffed with cash

Use the Holidays to Teach Kids About Money

With holiday ads already flooding the airwaves the seasonal madness has arrived. Whether you’re a can’t-get-enough-of-Christmas person or a dedicated Festivus fan, you might be surprised to learn ...


group of young adults celebrating Friendsgiving on a budget

How to Celebrate Friendsgiving on a Budget

The popularity of ‘Friendsgiving,’ a more relaxed alternative to a traditional Thanksgiving feast, shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, many Millennials say they prefer celebrating Friendsgivi...


financial FOMO can cause you to overspend

5 Easy Ways to Avoid Financial FOMO

“FOMO,” which is shorthand for Fear of Missing Out, can affect people of all ages. It happens when you try to keep up with what others are buying, where they’re traveling or what they’re doing...


Decorative pumpkins filled with leftover Halloween candy

7 Fun Ways to Use Leftover Halloween Candy

Whether you overestimate the number of trick-or-treaters you’ll have or your kids bring home a bumper crop of goodies, chances are you’re going to find yourself with some leftover Halloween candy....


Mom and dad conducting a family financial audit with their kids

How to Conduct a Family Financial Audit

With the school year in full swing and the holidays quickly approaching, it’s the perfect time to do a family financial audit. Don’t let the sound of it intimidate you. It simply means taking the ...


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