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When You Should (and Shouldn’t) Use a 529 Plan
When You Should (and Shouldn’t) Use a 529 Plan Children & Pets February 25th, 2022
It's a natural inclination for parents to start thinking about a child's education as soon as their baby is born.…
Putting the Dollar Tree Cleaner ‘LA’s Totally Awesome’ to the Test!
Putting the Dollar Tree Cleaner ‘LA’s Totally Awesome’ to the Test! Life October 22nd, 2021
If you have a home to clean, you likely already have your favorite brands of products. Maybe it's Shout to…
Pet Insurance: Should You Buy It?
Pet Insurance: Should You Buy It? Life March 17th, 2021
Are you thinking about getting a pet insurance policy? Read this before you do... Pet Insurance: Cost, Coverages and More…
10 quotes on financial freedom from Clark Howard
13 ways to save money on pet costs Children & Pets September 5th, 2019
If you've got a furry friend in your life, you know the joy that a pet brings. But you know…
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Charitable giving and community service: How to teach your kids well Children & Pets January 21st, 2019
We as Americans are the most generous people on Earth. That's not just an opinion — it's a fact! Recent research…
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Recall alert: 9Lives recalls wet canned cat food Recalls December 13th, 2018
The J.M. Smucker Company is announcing a voluntary recall of specific lots of 9Lives Protein Plus wet canned cat food…
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Recall alert: Kroger, Lidl dry dog food among 9 brands recalled Recalls December 10th, 2018
Dry dog food that may contain toxic levels of vitamin D has been recalled Kroger and Lidl, among other retailers,…
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100+ free or low-cost gift ideas kids might love even more than toys Life December 7th, 2018
Both of my boys' birthdays and Christmas fall within a short eight weeks. Each winter, the house floods with stuff.…
8 best places to buy toys for the holidays now that Toys R Us is gone
8 best places to buy toys for the holidays now that Toys R Us is gone Shopping & Retail October 26th, 2018
When Toys R Us closed more than 700 locations earlier this year, it left a gaping hole in the holiday…
Cheap pet care options
Cheap pet care options Life September 5th, 2018
If you have a dog, you know how expensive caring for it can be. The costs of food, grooming, veterinary…
How I Fed My Family on $50 a Week
How I Fed My Family on $50 a Week Shopping & Retail August 28th, 2018
When my husband and I took a leap in the dark by deciding to dig our way out of $40,000…
4 digital piggy banks for kids & adults
4 digital piggy banks for kids & adults Money & Credit August 6th, 2018
Did you know that there is a theory that those plucky pink ceramic piggy banks that you threw quarters in…
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5 things to know about dog DNA test kit Wisdom Panel Children & Pets June 4th, 2018
With the rise in popularity of at-home genetic testing kits for people, it was only a matter of time before…
New device offers challenge to Epipen for allergy sufferers
New device offers challenge to Epipen for allergy sufferers Health May 24th, 2018
They say necessity is the mother of invention. I would add that it's also the mother of entrepreneurism, too. Eric…
7 Ways To Have Summer Fun On A Budget
7 Ways To Have Summer Fun On A Budget Life May 21st, 2018
If school has not let out for the summer yet, that last day is probably just on the horizon. While…
Want the lowest holiday airfares? Book by these dates!
Want the lowest holiday airfares? Book by these dates! Travel May 1st, 2018
Heads up, holiday travelers. If saving money is important to you, you'll want to start booking your flights by later…
7 pet care savings tips
7 pet care savings tips Life April 25th, 2018
The American Pet Products Association's (APPA) National Pet Owner's Survey reported that 65 percent of today's American households own a…
Back-to-school savings cheat sheet: 7 tricks to save more
Back-to-school savings cheat sheet: 7 tricks to save more Shopping & Retail April 24th, 2018
While kids across the country soak up the last few weeks of summer, parents are already in back-to-school mode and…
4 money tips for parents who have to care for their parents
4 money tips for parents who have to care for their parents Life April 12th, 2018
Taking care of two generations -- your parents and your children -- can mean major life changes for young families.…
7 ways to have an easy, cheap and maybe even unique Thanksgiving dinner
7 ways to have an easy, cheap and maybe even unique Thanksgiving dinner Life April 11th, 2018
Tired of the same ol' same ol' for Turkey Day? We've got the antidote for you... Here are 7 ways…
6 ways families with food allergies can save cash
6 ways families with food allergies can save cash Life April 10th, 2018
The average American spends almost $6,500 per year on food, which works out to about 13% of the typical household…
The cost of raising a child from birth to 17? Don’t ask!
The cost of raising a child from birth to 17? Don’t ask! Money & Credit April 3rd, 2018
It's no secret that raising kids can get expensive. In fact, the total price tag to raise one child from…
3 simple money moves to make in 2018
3 simple money moves to make in 2018 Money & Credit March 9th, 2018
As we welcome 2018, it's a great time to do a look-see ahead and make sure your finances are in…
18 free and cheap options for family fun & outings
18 free and cheap options for family fun & outings Life March 6th, 2018
Frugality does not mean a one-way ticket to the Land of No Fun At All. Even when times are tight…
Study: Playgrounds are dirtier than bathroom toilets
Study: Playgrounds are dirtier than bathroom toilets Health March 1st, 2018
Ever feel like kids today grow up in a bubble? Well, when you read this, you might understand why! Read…
6 money tips for parents
6 money tips for parents Money & Credit February 28th, 2018
If you've got kids, you know there's always a need for info about more ways to save money and protect…
Not so magical: Disney raises the cost of park admission again!
Not so magical: Disney raises the cost of park admission again! Travel February 12th, 2018
Planning a trip to the Magic Kingdom or Disneyland this year? It's going to cost you a pretty penny, thanks…
How to make extra money from stuff that others throw away
How to make extra money from stuff that others throw away Life January 16th, 2018
You've heard the expression, 'When life gives you lemons, make lemonade,' right? Well, how about 'When life gives you other…
It’s critical that parents share this information in case of an emergency
It’s critical that parents share this information in case of an emergency Life January 9th, 2018
Editor's note: Liz Seymour is a stay-at-home mom and author of 'Moms and Money,' a new clark.com series focused on…
7 ways to make your kids money-savvy for the future
7 ways to make your kids money-savvy for the future Money & Credit August 7th, 2017
Want your kids to succeed in life? Start showing them how. When it comes to smart money habits, daily life…