Stories & Features

The Secret to Using Money to Buy Happiness

We've all heard some version of the joke that goes, "no, money can't buy happiness ... but it can buy ____, and that's kind of the same thing." SEE ALSO: Make Charitable Giving a Win-Win Part Of Your Wealth...

New Strategies to Cut the Cable Cord

The pioneers who dared to declare their independence from cable had to be prepared to make sacrifices. Streaming video services from Amazon, Hulu and Netflix offered plenty of movies and previously aired TV...

Streaming TV Services for Every Type of Viewer

Whether you're looking for big games, grand finales, Hollywood premieres or trending events, these live TV streaming packages allow you to tune into whatever programs you desire. The best part: all cost a...

New Budget Airlines Offer Low-Cost Flights to...

For as little as $200 to $400 round-trip, a handful of budget airlines will carry you from the U.S. to Europe and beyond. See Also: Best Travel Sites to Save You Money The new breed of low-cost airlines is...

Small Steps to Help Achieve Big Goals of...

It's hard to believe, but half the year has already passed. How are you doing with your New Year's resolutions? Do they seem too daunting? Perhaps they may not be if you break them up into smaller steps and take...

5 Cheap Things to Do With Kids When School Is Out

It's all too easy to spend a fortune to keep your kids occupied during school breaks. Camps are expensive, and the cost of a family vacation adds up quickly once you factor in transportation, lodging, meals out...

Best Things to Buy on Amazon Prime Day 2017

Black Friday in July for Amazon Prime subscribers returns July 11, when Amazon Prime Day rolls out its third year of big sales. You know the drill: $99-per-year Amazon Prime subscribers have a full day (and then...

5 Reasons You Shouldn't Shop on Amazon Prime Day

Many bargain hunters are counting down the minutes to the start of Amazon's third annual Prime Day, slated for July 11 (early access to deals actually begins at 9 p.m. ET on July 10). The members-only mega-sale...

The Nongambler's Guide to Las Vegas

If you plan to take a pass on the glitzy casinos on your next trip to Las Vegas, you'll have plenty of company. Splashy shows, upscale shopping and restaurants owned by celebrity chefs are just a few of the...

How to Bet Smarter at a Casino

In the field of personal finance, gambling is considered a bad idea. Each game in the casino comes with a "house edge" -- a greater probability that the casino will win and you will lose. If, despite the tilted...

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Basics of Money

New Ways to Prove Your I.D.

The days of PINs and passwords are numbered as more companies embrace futuristic identification...

Miles or Cash Back: Which Is the Better...

Ever wonder whether an air-miles rewards card or a cash-back card offers the better deal? Now,...

Don't Let Hackers Kidnap Your Data

Kiplinger's interviewed Alan Brill, an expert on cybersecurity at Kroll, a corporate consulting firm....

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