Put the scissors down. Although you may be ready to cancel your credit card, it’s not as easy as simply cutting the card in tiny pieces (although that is one of the steps). But you’re in good company if ditching the plastic seems like a good idea — especially...

20 Best Online Jobs That Are Easy and Flexible

Online jobs are becoming more popular, and it’s easy to see why. According to one study, 99 percent of those surveyed would like to work remotely, at least some of the time. Why? In short, online jobs provide flexibility. They allow you to spend more time with family, to...

10 Incredible App Download Statistics in 2020

Ever since mobile devices like smartphones and tablets have been around, they’ve invaded consumers’ daily lives. Today, not only is the number of mobile device users increasing but so is the amount of time spent on them and more specifically, on apps. That translates to more opportunities to reach...

Dear Penny: My Husband Is Risking Our Future by Betting on Stocks

Dear K., Maybe your husband does know more about the stock market than you do. But it sounds like you’re the smarter investor. If your husband is using the fact that he’s gotten superior returns since March compared to what he’s averaged in his 401(k) over the years, he’s...

12 Common Bank Fees and How to Avoid Paying Them

Bank accounts can be a safe way for you to manage your money: growing it in savings accounts and spending it with checking accounts. To offer these services and make a profit, banks often charge various fees for maintaining those accounts. Some of these fees apply regardless of what...

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Here’s a Hurricane Preparedness Checklist for Your Car

We’re right in the middle of hurricane season, which started on June 1 and lasts through November. If you live near the Atlantic Ocean or the Gulf of Mexico, where hurricanes and tropical storms tend to blow through, hopefully you’re prepared with the right home insurance, a well-stocked emergency...

Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We provide you with accurate, reliable information. Learn more about how we make money and select our advertising partners. Savings accounts have long been a way to stash your money away and earn a little bit of interest....

Here’s How to Visit National Parks Without Spending a Fortune

When the pandemic struck earlier this year and dashed my travel plans for Germany and Austria, I instead planned a different adventure: Acadia National Park in Maine. Acadia National Park is just one of the National Park System’s 62 official national parks, but the federal agency also oversees national...

Get Vision Insurance Through VSP Insurance Starting at $13/Month

Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We provide you with accurate, reliable information. Learn more about how we make money and select our advertising partners. If you wear glasses or contacts, you know the importance of having good vision insurance. The price of annual...