Why You Should Invest in Companies You Hate

Chances are good that your electric utility, cable provider and mortgage lender did not get a Christmas card from you last month. After all, each one collects your hard-earned money throughout the year, all while threatening to increase rates and offering nearly nonexistent customer service. Rather than resign yourself to simply sending money to companies … Read moreWhy You Should Invest in Companies You Hate

The 3 Worst Money Mistakes You Make at Gas Stations

Sure, leaving your car unlocked at a gas station invites theft, and driving away with the nozzle still in your tank can damage your car. But those are hardly the only potentially expensive mistakes consumers must watch out for at gas stations. In fact, some of the less glaring missteps can do more harm to … Read moreThe 3 Worst Money Mistakes You Make at Gas Stations

6 Ways an Instant Pot Will Save You Money

Jeramey Lende / Shutterstock.com Pressure cookers used to have a bad reputation. Everyone had a story about how Cousin Agnes had one and she somehow blew up her kitchen with it. Old-style pressure cookers were intimidating appliances, especially for those of us raised on the ease and safety of microwaves. But then came the Instant … Read more6 Ways an Instant Pot Will Save You Money

Afternoon Deals: Tuesday, Jan. 8

Every morning and afternoon we publish a list of the latest and best deals from our partner, DealNews. To learn more about the discounts and details, click on any of the deals for more information. To have this list, along with our latest news and stories, delivered daily to your inbox, sign up for our … Read moreAfternoon Deals: Tuesday, Jan. 8

Watch This: The Secret to Using Just One Paper Towel

Pop quiz: After washing your hands, how many pieces of paper towel do you yank from the roll at home or the dispenser in a public restroom? Two? Three? However many come out? If you ever take more than one sheet of paper towel to dry your hands, you’re wasting an awful lot.It’s not the … Read moreWatch This: The Secret to Using Just One Paper Towel

7 Effective Ways to Cut Clutter in 2019

Are you feeling a little overwhelmed by the post-holiday excess around you? Have the past several years of your family’s success with Santa left your closets, garage, attic and office filled to the rafters? If so, it might be time for some creative clutter-busting strategies. Start by letting three questions cut through your material clutter. … Read more7 Effective Ways to Cut Clutter in 2019

Invest in These 12 Companies to Profit From a Graying America

Monkey Business / Shutterstock.com The graying of America could be your golden opportunity to invest in stocks. Many publicly traded companies stand to gain by providing technologies, services, products and health care to our aging population. Statistics suggest why: About 10,000 Americans turn 65 each day. About 15 percent of Americans (almost 1 in 6) … Read moreInvest in These 12 Companies to Profit From a Graying America

Morning Deals: Tuesday, Jan. 8

Every morning and afternoon we publish a list of the latest and best deals from our partner, DealNews. To learn more about the discounts and details, click on any of the deals for more information. To have this list, along with our latest news and stories, delivered daily to your inbox, sign up for our … Read moreMorning Deals: Tuesday, Jan. 8