Can Halloween Costumes Go Too Far? Your Answer Could Win a $1K Scholarship

Let’s get kooky, spooky and altogether ooky this Halloween. Dress as a cat, a witch, a ghost or Marilyn Monroe. There are endless costume options where you get to be anything but yourself. But is it OK to dress as anyone or anything, or are some costumes off-limits? Everyone has an opinion about what’s offensive … Read moreCan Halloween Costumes Go Too Far? Your Answer Could Win a $1K Scholarship

No Ride to the Polls? No Problem. Uber Will Take You for Free on Nov. 6

Uber will make it easier to cast your vote at the polls on Election Day. The ride-hailing company announced earlier this month that it’s partnering with #VoteTogether and Democracy Works to provide promo codes for free rides on Nov. 6 to get voters out to the polls. Having free transportation can eliminate a barrier in … Read moreNo Ride to the Polls? No Problem. Uber Will Take You for Free on Nov. 6

6 Financial Fixes for Retirees With Broken Nest Eggs

Retirement is no fun when you’ve got a broken nest egg. Financial missteps can ruin your retirement hopes and dreams. But don’t despair. What gets broken can often be fixed. Here are financial fixes for some of the most common mistakes that people make as they near retirement or when they retire: 1. You don’t … Read more6 Financial Fixes for Retirees With Broken Nest Eggs

Afternoon Deals: Monday, Oct. 22

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: Monday, Oct. 22

3 Ways to Read Magazines Online for Free or Cheap

It’s getting harder to enjoy turning the printed pages of your favorite magazines. Recently, even the 115-year-old Redbook joined a parade of magazines that have announced they will soon go digital-only. The good news is that it’s getting easier — and cheaper — to swipe through digital magazine pages. Proliferating technology gives consumers more options … Read more3 Ways to Read Magazines Online for Free or Cheap

Why Instagrammers Are Going Wild Over These Debt-Free Coloring Charts

In 2009, Heidi Ifland Nash and her husband were paying off $38,000 of debt. They’d been working on it for several years. At one point, Nash wanted to see tangible progress, so she decided to track their payments on paper with a chart she could color in as they inched toward their goal. “The very … Read moreWhy Instagrammers Are Going Wild Over These Debt-Free Coloring Charts

6 Tips for Making a Home Inventory Right Now

Hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, floods and fires: Disasters strike all the time. But until one hits close to home, most people feel it could never happen to them. Sure, most of us have insurance to make us whole if the worst does occur. But here’s the thing: If disaster strikes, it’s highly unlikely you’ll be able … Read more6 Tips for Making a Home Inventory Right Now

The 8 Best Things to Buy at Amazon Today

Every week, Amazon offers a handful of products at bargain-basement prices. The deals are even better if you are a Prime member and can take advantage of free two-day shipping. Here are eight of the best deals that you can get now. You can save up to 67 percent on these bargains. Remember, not only … Read moreThe 8 Best Things to Buy at Amazon Today

2-Minute Money Manager: Where Can Seniors Find Jobs?

Welcome to your “2-Minute Money Manager,” a short video feature answering money questions submitted by readers and viewers. Today’s question is about finding work when you’re over 50. This is a good question for me, since I’m eligible for Social Security and still working daily. I’ve also done several news stories on this topic. Watch … Read more2-Minute Money Manager: Where Can Seniors Find Jobs?

Morning Deals: Monday, Oct. 22

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: Monday, Oct. 22