How to Avoid Subscription Overload

It starts out innocently enough. You sign up for a monthly delivery of razor blades or skin care samples or any one of the hundreds of subscription services currently available. It’s convenient, relatively inexpensive, and it’s fun to receive something in the mail you actually want to get. So you try another subscription, and another, and befor...


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6 Simple Ways To Reduce Expenses During Retirement

When it comes to Americans and retirement savings, the statistics are sobering. Nearly 70-percent of Americans think they will outlive their retirement savings, while just over 20-percent have no money all set aside for retirement. But no matter how much you have saved for retirement, it makes sense to cut down on living costs once you stop working...


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 needed to hone your kitchen skills may be in short supply. That’s where these small appliances come in. They can bridge the gap and help you prepare d...


5 Ways to Save Money with Subscription Boxes

The popularity of subscription boxes has exploded the past few years. Currently, there are more than 2,000 subscription boxes available offering everything from healthy snacks to sci-fi collectibles (and nearly anything else you can think of). Price points vary widely, too. You can find boxes that cost less than $10 a month to those upwards of $100...


Tips to Manage the Costs of Growing Kids

From the time they’re in diapers until they leave for college, managing the costs of growing kids can be challenging for any family. But with some planning, discipline and creativity, you can save money on many of the most expensive aspects of child rearing. Let’s take a look at some of them.    Reduce Child Care Costs If you’re fortunate...