We all know it's coming, but still it seems as if spring break or another school holiday has arrived and you have no idea how to keep the kids occupied. Here's an assortment of fun activities to get you started. Some are … [Read More...]
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12 fixes that will get you a higher price for your house
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18 cheap and easy DIY home improvement projects
You bought a new home, and the list of projects that need to be … [Read More...]
How to find a reliable, honest home contractor
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Projects to bring your 1950s house into the modern age
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Enjoy popular Blizzard treat for just 85 cents at Dairy Queen
From April 10 to 23, Dairy Queen is offering a Blizzard treat for just 85 cents via the DQ app.
Enjoy $30 in free food at Wendy’s
Enjoy $3 Breakfast Deal at Wendy’s
Memorial Day Weekend freebies and deals 2023
KFC introduces Kentucky Fried Chicken Nuggets nationwide — starting at $3.49
Enjoy buy-one-get-one free wings at Smashburger for three weekends
Domino’s slices 50% off regular pizza prices for one week
Subway offers Footlong Pass subscription with 50% discount every day in April
Dairy Queen Hosts Free Cone Day on March 20
26 adaptable recipes and menu ideas for $4-a-day budget meal planning
Here’s a plan to save both your food budget and your sanity: Shop what’s on sale and cook more or less the same family favorite dishes every week. Here’s how to do it along with 26 easy recipes to get you started.
How I slashed $25,000 in credit-card debt to zero
One of our writers eliminated $25,000 in credit card debt in 29 months. Here’s what she had to get rid of — and what she gained.
What to know about student loans before you borrow
Struggling to understand the various types of student loans? Here’s what you need to know.
12 hacks to cut your grocery bill in half
You don’t have to be an extreme couponer or treat a supermarket visit like you’re invading a hostile country. Here are 12 simple ways to cut your grocery bills in half — including one research-based tip that we bet you’ve never heard of.
Frugal living guide: How to have less stuff and save money
Here are ways you can reduce consumption, shop more thoughtfully, limit the amount of stuff you have, and painlessly adopt a happier, healthier and more frugal living style.
How to shop and save at ALDI
ALDI is a discount grocery with a devoted following among penny pinchers. Here’s what to know before you go (like bringing a quarter to unlock the carts) and what items are a must-buy.
How to save money on gas
When budgets are squeezed, saving money on gas is one of the first people look for savings. Here are our best tips for how to spend less on gasoline for your vehicle.
The secret to serving a quick, cheap family dinner every night
How can you keep your family meals inexpensive and easy? Our expert (who’s also a mom) maps out a day-to-day guide.
7 ways to save without downsizing your lifestyle
Ever heard of a “reverse grocery list”? It’s one of the ways you can save money without downsizing your lifestyle. And yes, there’s an app for that.
10 Depression-era hacks and frugal living ideas to save money now
During the Great Depression, people employed 1930s frugality and simple-living tricks to save money and survive the lean years. Use their tricks to save money today.
Saving on Spring Holidays
Frugal ways to celebrate Easter
The Easter holiday can be hard on a family’s budget. You’ve just made it through Christmas and Valentine’s Day, and now … [Read More...]
Easter egg decorating ideas
Easter egg decorating, for some, can be an art. I love the idea of doing something a bit beyond the run-of-the-mill dye … [Read More...]
Grow your own live Easter basket
Delight family and friends with a "live" Easter basket this year. Eye-catching plant baskets containing tasty, … [Read More...]
Free Passover resources for families with children
Children play an important role at the Passover celebration. One of the most well-known moments of the Jewish holiday is … [Read More...]
Things To Do With Kids
Fun things to do with kids on spring break and other school holidays
It’s Spring Break and you have no idea how to keep the kids occupied for the whole week. You don’t need to spend money on an expensive Spring Break camp. Check out these creative, cheap and fun things to do.
Gift ideas for teachers that will earn you an A+
Stumped about what to give your favorite teachers? Here are affordable, practical ideas sure to earn you an A+.
Teacher Appreciation Week deals and freebies 2023
It’s time to recognize our educators during National Teacher Appreciation Week (the first full week of May) and Teacher Appreciation Day (the first Tuesday in May). We did your homework for you and found these deals and freebies.
Swoop in for freebies and fun on Free Comic Book Day May 6
Swoop in for FREE comic books on 22nd annual FREE Comic Book Day on May 6.
Home Crafts & DIY
Even if you think you’re not the DIY type, here are ideas for projects that can save you money and pay off with a sense of accomplishment.
Recipes & Cooking
Cooking at home instead of eating out is cheaper and healthier, but the planning takes time. These ideas can help. Try a new recipe, cook an old favorite or teach your children to cook.
Tips for finding what you need online, including grocery delivery apps, online fitness options and health resources.