Here’s How to Earn 80 Times More on Your Savings

Does the measly interest rate you earn on your bank account make you feel a little cheated? You are not alone! But here’s the good news — an alternative that allows you to make 5 percent interest and help your community at the same time. Here’s how it works: You buy 36-month Worthy Bonds for … Read moreHere’s How to Earn 80 Times More on Your Savings

Holiday Gift Guide: 5 Great Items to Get at Amazon Wednesday

The holidays are expensive, so it is great to score discounts on gifts. Luckily, you can with Amazon’s “Early Black Friday Deals.” You’ll find discounts of 50 percent off or more. The best deals don’t last long, though. So you’ll want to start shopping today! Here are the highlights from Amazon right now. Just make … Read moreHoliday Gift Guide: 5 Great Items to Get at Amazon Wednesday

Shortage of New Vaccine Puts Adults 50 and Older at Risk

Older Americans who want an important inoculation against a painful medical condition are having a tough time getting it due to a shortage of a new vaccine. As we reported previously, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that folks 50 or older — even those who are healthy — should get a new … Read moreShortage of New Vaccine Puts Adults 50 and Older at Risk

Watch This: 10 Amazing Ways to Make Winter More Pleasant

Old Man Winter is rolling in. If he hasn’t reached your neighborhood already, he probably will soon. As the temperature drops, you need some hot tips to keep the cold weather at bay. Watch this video by HouseholdHacker to learn everything from keeping your shoes dry to preventing snow from sticking to your shovel. Do … Read moreWatch This: 10 Amazing Ways to Make Winter More Pleasant

Holiday Gift Guide: 5 Great Items to Get at Amazon Tuesday

Gift-giving is still weeks away, but these great buys won’t last that long. Among the thousands of Amazon “Early Black Friday Deals” are super-hot lightning sales that are scheduled to expire in just a couple hours. Of course, we wouldn’t want you to waste even a minute. So we’ve rounded up a few of today’s … Read moreHoliday Gift Guide: 5 Great Items to Get at Amazon Tuesday

6 Ways Warehouse Stores Get You to Spend Too Much

Rachata Teyparsit / Shutterstock.com Everything is larger than life at Costco, Sam’s Club and BJ’s Wholesale Club. That includes product sizes, shelves and even the shopping carts. Whether you’re a family stocking the pantry on a budget or a soccer coach looking for post-game snacks in bulk, you can wheel some killer deals out the … Read more6 Ways Warehouse Stores Get You to Spend Too Much

7 Great Deals at Amazon Right Now

It may not be Thanksgiving yet, but you can still get ahead on your shopping with Amazon’s “Early Black Friday Deals.” These hot items make great gifts for friends, family members, co-workers and more. The best part? You’ll score huge savings. Many of the bargains below are available for more than 50 percent off. Just … Read more7 Great Deals at Amazon Right Now

Holiday Gift Guide: 5 Great Deals at Amazon on Saturday

The weekend is prime shopping time for many of us. You can take advantage of Amazon’s “Early Black Friday” sale by checking out the following great deals. These bargains will only exist at Amazon for a short time. Many of these deals are marked at 50 percent off or more. But remember to compare them … Read moreHoliday Gift Guide: 5 Great Deals at Amazon on Saturday

Here’s How to Slash Your Car Insurance in 2 Simple Steps

I recently paid my latest car insurance bill — and it felt good. Now, don’t get me wrong: My household wasn’t pleased to part with $575. But it was nice to know we were getting a decent rate, rather than wondering if we were getting gouged. By shopping around, we saved ourselves about 19 percent … Read moreHere’s How to Slash Your Car Insurance in 2 Simple Steps

25 Best Financial Perks and Discounts for Military Families

michaeljung / Shutterstock.com When you join the military, it’s usually more for love of country and the honor and pride of serving than it is for the money. It’s no secret that the pay isn’t great. But there are valuable perks for members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families — from movie tickets … Read more25 Best Financial Perks and Discounts for Military Families