Holiday Gift Guide: 5 Great Deals at Amazon on Friday

Have you shopped the Amazon “Early Black Friday Deals” yet? Today’s hot holiday sales aren’t just filler gifts. From the rousing laser tag guns to the soothing salt lamp, these are the presents people remember for years to come. These deals will only exist at Amazon for a short time. And remember to compare them … Read moreHoliday Gift Guide: 5 Great Deals at Amazon on Friday

When Is the Right Time to Buy Your Kid a Cellphone?

This post comes from partner site WhistleOut.com. Kids are being being exposed to cellphones earlier and earlier every year. Even toddlers quickly figure out how to unlock your cellphone, navigate to YouTube and play their favorite nursery rhyme video. It seems fine to let your kids play with your cellphone every now and again, but … Read moreWhen Is the Right Time to Buy Your Kid a Cellphone?

How to Earn 5 Percent Cash Back on Your Holiday Shopping

For savvy shoppers, now is the time to launch holiday gift buying and plan Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargain hunting. Those hot deals can be even better with the use of a good cash-back credit card — and better still with a new cash-back card that offers a healthy welcome bonus. Here are some … Read moreHow to Earn 5 Percent Cash Back on Your Holiday Shopping

10 Stores That Give Discounts to Shoppers Age 50 or Older

Not everyone likes getting old, but that doesn’t mean we can’t take advantage of it. Many retailers across the nation offer a wide variety of “senior” discounts to people as young as 50. Some entail stipulations beyond age, such as an AARP membership. But not all places have that requirement. The following stores offer senior … Read more10 Stores That Give Discounts to Shoppers Age 50 or Older

Why don’t Americans save?

A new report from the Center for Financial Services Innovation says that only 28% of Americans are financially healthy. And it reinforces something we already knew: The U.S. saving rate sucks. Americans don’t save. The U.S. Financial Health Pulse divides people into three tiers of financial health. Financially healthy people (28% of the U.S., 70 … Read moreWhy don’t Americans save?

9 Things Under $25 That Will Keep You Safe While Driving This Winter

Winter is right around the corner, promising chilly temps and — in some regions — snowy and icy roads. Be prepared for anything the season throws at you by stashing certain items inside your vehicle. We’ve rounded up nine products under $25 to keep in your car this winter. Live somewhere that never sees snow? … Read more9 Things Under $25 That Will Keep You Safe While Driving This Winter

14 Ways to Make Clothes Last Longer

Everyone owns a favorite item of clothing or two that has prematurely faded away. Sure, you can buy a replacement item. But you’ll probably never love it as much as it as that favorite sweater. Not caring properly for our clothes is a waste — both of money and the Earth’s resources. Fortunately, there are … Read more14 Ways to Make Clothes Last Longer

Holiday Gift Guide: The 5 Best Deals at Amazon on Wednesday

Are you already stressing over finding the perfect holiday gift? Stop worrying! Amazon’s “Early Black Friday Deals” have something for everyone. To make your shopping even easier, we’ve rounded up a few hot items that stand the test of time. From warm weather gear with built-in headphones to stunning silver watches, these fun and practical … Read moreHoliday Gift Guide: The 5 Best Deals at Amazon on Wednesday

17 Ways to Keep Your Holidays Debt-Free

Sean Locke Photography / Shutterstock.com Happy holidays. Already? Yep. And things get more expensive every year. Can we really afford to celebrate the holidays? Good question. If it took you months to pay off last year’s Silly Season, then it’s time to re-envision your celebration. These tactics will help you create a holiday that’s merry, … Read more17 Ways to Keep Your Holidays Debt-Free