25 Fun Staycation Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank

It’s no secret that planning a staycation instead of a vacation is a money-saving move. You don’t have to shell out money for plane tickets and a rental car. You can sleep in your own bed rather than book a…

What to Do With Overripe Bananas: 15 Easy Recipes to Try

If the produce section was high school, the banana would be your high school sweetheart. Banana is the total package: delicious, nutritious and versatile. He’s the most popular fruit consumed in the U.S., and while he may have a tough…

Here’s How to Find Housing on Facebook

Even in the best of times, meeting strangers to select an affordable place to live can be difficult. You never know if, at best, your potential landlord or roommate will be a scammer, or at worst, a murderer. Throw a…

Save Money on Movies and More With These Free Library Apps

You don’t have to be a nerd to appreciate the hidden world of virtual resources, which are offered by many U.S. public libraries. Do you want to stream music, movies and audiobooks? Check out a hundred magazines? Learn a new…

Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery for Daylight Savings Time

Sorry, folks. We’re losing an hour of time this weekend whether we like it or not. Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 14, 2021. That means most of us in the U.S. have to move our clocks ahead one hour…

Every Homeowners’ Quandary: When to DIY or Hire a Pro

In the age of endless how-to Youtube videos and Do-It-Yourselfers on HGTV, it’s easy to think that you can tackle almost any home project as long as you study hard enough. Every renovation project you choose to take on yourself…

Here’s How to Buy a Used Phone (That Actually Works)

Looking to update your old cell phone? A phone that is not necessarily new but is new to you could save you a lot of money without costing you quality. “There’s such an appetite for consumers that don’t need to…

Girls Auto Clinic Offers Special Services and Advice for Women

Editor’s note: This story was originally published in October 2018. Patrice Banks used to be the type of woman who felt like she needed a man with her when she took her car to a mechanic or bought a new…

How to Prepare When Leaving an Abusive Relationship With No Money

Note: This article doesn’t contain any depiction of physical or sexual violence, but does detail financial and emotional abuse in relationships. Lisa Orban was married to her abuser for three years. In 1990, she left after he threatened to kill…

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