Should I Fill Out FAFSA if My Parents Make a Lot of Money?

You figure you won’t get financial aid because your parents make too much money to qualify. So there’s no reason to waste your time filling out the FAFSA, right? Wrong. But it’s a common misconception (don’t worry, we’re grading on a curve). For the 2019-20 school year, 71% of...

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This Mom’s 5 Tips for Home Schooling on a Budget

Editors note: This post was originally published in 2018 and has been updated. When Lorielle Hollaway stocked up on soda during a buy one, get one free sale, it wasn’t for an upcoming get-together or because her family enjoys the bubbly beverage. In fact, the sodas weren’t for sipping...

How to Start Meal Planning: How to Do It So You’ll Save Money

Are you reading this story while eating a lunch you packed at home? Good on you. You don’t need anyone to tell you how much money you can save by preparing meals at home and packing lunches for work or school. But here’s a question: How many more sandwiches...

Here’s Why High-Yield Savings Account Rates Have Bottomed Out

High-yield savings accounts have traditionally been touted as a way to earn a little extra money while saving, but many account holders have noticed the “extra” is pretty skimpy these days. In 2020, the annual percentage yield (APY) has fallen twice so far. The reason? It has to do...

These 14 Subscription Gifts Are Perfect for Any Occasion

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Pet Need a Special Diet? Petco Has the Food They Need — For Cheaper

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. Sometimes your pet needs special food. Maybe they’ve got an upset stomach, and they need something to soothe it....

Earn $5,000 a Month Making Memes for Bud Light

Attention beer lovers: How would you like to become the head meme creator for one of the largest beer companies in the world — and get paid for it? That’s right. Bud Light is hiring a chief meme officer to be in charge of meme-making activities for three months...

Retail Arbitrage: What It Is and How to Get Started

Online shopping has been on the rise for decades, but COVID-19 has dramatically changed the game. The rise of online shopping has led to the rise of retail arbitrage, which — with a bit of know-how and some start-up cash — can become a new revenue stream. In this...