saving money

  1. Finance

    6 Smartphone apps designed to save you time and money

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    Looking for simple ways to save time and money? There’s an app for that! Make your dollar go further with the best time and...
  2. Home Improvement

    Smart thermostat roundup

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    As the temperatures go up (and in some areas of the country, skyrocket), we're all turning our thoughts to ways to stay cool without...
  3. Tips & Advice

    Tips for saving money as a family

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    In the summertime, we all tend to spend a little more money. With the kids home from school, many everyday costs go up —...
  4. Home

    10 Ways to reduce your energy bill this summer

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    Beat the heat without busting your budget with a few simple tips. Adjusting your schedule slightly can prevent you from having to...
  5. K-12

    Cope with your child's summer allergies on the cheap

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    You shouldn't have to choose between saving money and giving your youngster relief from summer allergies. But, with the right...
  6. Baby clothes & gear

    Save money on kids' clothes by shopping out of season

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    If you are looking to save money on your kids' winter clothes, coats and boots, the best time to shop is in May and June.
  7. Tips & Advice

    What I'm loving this week: 5 Deal sites for moms

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    As a mom of four little boys, I've become an expert at finding fabulous deals on clothing, toys and gear. I hate paying full price...
  8. Tips & Advice

    Parenting Guru: What are your money priorities?

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    Laura Vanderkam, a mother of three kids under the age of 5, and author of All the Money in the World: What the Happiest People Know...
  9. Toys and Play

    Don't buy that new toy... Rent it!

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    You're considering buying a push-toy for your 11-month-old who is almost walking, but you know it will only be used for a couple of...
  10. Tips & Advice

    Chasing the dream: Unexpected ways to save money for your dream

    The funny thing about dreams? It’s not enough to want them or to share them with your family. They often need a little financing.
  11. Finance

    5 Common budget missteps for young couples

    Most couples start out with the best intentions when it comes to setting a budget, but because they haven’t set one before...
  12. Travel

    Tips for a successful staycation

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    With gas at almost $4 a gallon, the cost of flights increasing and the economy still on shaky ground, vacations are the first thing...
  13. Weddings

    Top 10 ways to save money on your wedding

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    Wedding planning can be many things – fun, exciting, stressful and everything in between. One of the most important things for...
  14. Bargains, Savings & Shopping Tips

    Teaching kids to be savvy shoppers

    More than a million people in America declare bankruptcy every year. Certainly the difficult economy and unemployment situation are...
  15. Bargains, Savings & Shopping Tips

    Save money with coupons

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    You've heard it before: "Coupons are a waste of time! What's the use in saving 40 cents? They're too much of a hassle." I used to...
  16. Cooking & Entertaining

    6 Thrifty ways to use up produce

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    There is nothing like eating and cooking with fresh produce, but with that, comes challenges. Fresh fruits and vegetables have a...
  17. Quick & Easy Recipes

    Benefits of using a concentrated stock

    Those boxes or cans of beef, chicken and vegetable stock seem convenient, but concentrated stock can be much more versatile (and...
  18. Tips & Advice

    How to save money by buying foods the whole family loves

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    As families grow, grocery bills tend to double and triple in size. A quick trip to the store to pick up a few items for the family...
  19. Pregnancy and Baby

    How to save money on baby clothes and gear

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    Parents spend close to $10,000 during the first year of their baby's life. By altering your shopping habits with a few easy steps,...
  20. Tips & Advice

    How to save money on holiday toy shopping

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    If you haven't finished Christmas shopping for the kids, don't worry -- you still have a little bit of time left. Follow these...