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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.…
11 ways to get more bang for your buck at Chipotle (plus free guacamole!)
11 ways to get more bang for your buck at Chipotle (plus free guacamole!) Food & Restaurants November 19th, 2018
After being rocked by a second straight year of food-safety concerns in 2017, Chipotle hasn't been feeling the love from…
Uber, Lyft giving free rides to the polls on Election Day
Uber & Lyft are giving free rides to the polls on Election Day Mobile & Electronics November 13th, 2018
A 2017 Pew Research Center study on why registered voters refrained from casting ballots in the 2016 elections found that that…
What your server won't tell you about your receipt
What your restaurant server won’t tell you about your receipt Shopping & Retail October 29th, 2018
We've all been there: You're in that renowned restaurant at the tail end of a delicious meal and the server…
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…
How to cope with skyrocketing long-term care insurance premiums
How to cope with skyrocketing long-term care insurance premiums Insurance October 16th, 2018
The long-term care insurance business model is broken. A perfect storm of overly generous benefits, decades of unusually low premiums…
No smartphone? Call delivery and ride services by phone
No smartphone? Call delivery and ride services by phone Mobile & Electronics October 11th, 2018
On-demand services such as grocery delivery or Uber and Lyft have been a game changer. They've provided a new level…
How To Make Money Fast With Spring Cleaning
How To Make Money Fast With Spring Cleaning Life October 9th, 2018
Are you overwhelmed with stuff at your home? Now is the time to do a spring cleaning and either sell…
Moving soon? Save hundreds with these 21 housewarming discounts
Moving soon? Save hundreds with these 21 housewarming discounts Shopping & Retail October 2nd, 2018
Moving can be pretty stressful, but with that stress comes the excitement of starting over in a brand new space.…
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FreeWill: A New Way to Prepare Your Will for Free Online Money & Credit September 19th, 2018
For years, the topic of wills and estate planning was the province of lawyers almost exclusively. Then the Internet came…
Dinner kits by mail offer gourmet meals at home — for a price
Dinner kits by mail offer gourmet meals at home — for a price Shopping & Retail September 19th, 2018
Recipe packs, dinner kits, and frozen dinners…What price are you willing to pay for the convenience of a gourmet meal…
7 creative Mother’s Day gifts that won’t blow your budget
7 creative Mother’s Day gifts that won’t blow your budget Life September 19th, 2018
Mother's Day is the perfect time to show the most important woman in your life just how much you appreciate…
hurricane florence relief efforts: how you can help
How to help people affected by Florence Life September 18th, 2018
Hurricane Florence has left a trail of death and destruction in her wake, particularly in the Carolinas. Recovery in the…
This dollar store hack will save money on Swiffer pads
This dollar store hack will save money on Swiffer pads Life September 11th, 2018
If you own a Swiffer or a similar type of mop, you know how it can make cleaning your house…
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…
DIY Laundry Detergent: Steps to Save on This Household Item
DIY Laundry Detergent: Steps to Save on This Household Item Life September 4th, 2018
You have to wash your clothes, but you can spend less on this chore by making your own liquid laundry…
9 Ways to Make Your Laundry Routine Cheaper and More Effective
9 Ways to Make Your Laundry Routine Cheaper and More Effective Life September 4th, 2018
Unless you wear your clothing only once before discarding it, dirty laundry is just a fact of life! Check Out…
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…
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Ingredients to buy in bulk and keep for years Food & Restaurants August 27th, 2018
Everyone who goes grocery shopping knows that buying food weekly can become fairly expensive — especially when you add in…
Donating old cars, computers & cell phones
Donating old cars, computers & cell phones Donating & Volunteering August 6th, 2018
There are several organizations that will take your old vehicle and put the money to good use. Donate your car:…
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…
How much is your time worth?
How much is your time worth? Life July 30th, 2018
In today's fast-paced world, time is a precious commodity. That's why outsourcing daily tasks is big business. But is there…
The new focus for America’s largest grocery store chain
The new focus for America’s largest grocery store chain Life June 28th, 2018
Kroger, America's largest grocery store chain, is looking to its customers' habits to help shape how the company can best…
Report: These 3 vitamin supplements are actually worth the money
Report: These 3 vitamin supplements are actually worth the money Health June 5th, 2018
Whether your fitness goals include exercising, eating better or just the catch-all of "getting healthy," chances are vitamins and herbal…
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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…
Metro PCS offers 4 lines for $100
Metro PCS offers 4 lines for $100 Mobile & Electronics May 22nd, 2018
MONEY-SAVING MOMENT: Metro PCS has introduced what is hands down the best cell phone deal for a family in America.…
Warning: Teens are dumpster diving at Ulta for free makeup
Warning: Teens are dumpster diving at Ulta for free makeup Life May 22nd, 2018
People across the country are going to Ulta Beauty stores late at night to dumpster dive for free makeup. The…
How to optimize tax deductions when you donate stuff
How to optimize tax deductions when you donate stuff Money & Credit May 22nd, 2018
Spring and summer are the seasons for renewal, which for many of us means getting our homes in tip top…
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…
How to make professional-looking wood prints for less than $5 each
How to make professional-looking wood prints for less than $5 each Life May 21st, 2018
All year long, Clark.com's Michael Timmermann is sharing quick and easy ways to save money as part of our Michael Saves series. Check…