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  • Get Free Krispy Kreme on Ugly Sweater Day (Even if Your Sweater’s Not Ugly)

    It’s ugly sweater season again, and it’s starting to get out of hand. Remember when ugly sweaters were funny, cool finds at a secondhand shop or your crazy uncle’s closet? Now every department store has a whole section of crazy sweaters with holiday puns and flashing lights during this time of year. The ugly sweaters […]

  • Census Shows Racial Disparities in Homeownership Are Rising in the US

    You can’t argue with the numbers: inequality across a wide spectrum of demographics is on the rise in the U.S. And it appears that the American Dream — you know, the house with the white picket fence, 2.5 kids and a mortgage that doesn’t suck you into foreclosure — appears to be slipping even further […]

  • Target’s $550M Purchase of Shipt, Summed Up in a Single Word: Amazon

    Target is gearing up for the next round of grocery wars. The retailer announced Wednesday that it would buy grocery delivery service Shipt for $550 million. Same-day delivery through Shipt will be available in half of Target’s more than 1,800 stores in early 2018. And by the 2018 holiday season, Target delivery will be an […]

  • Here’s How to Get Paid to Go On a Scavenger Hunt Around Town

    Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on our favorite coin. If it’s a Sunday, you might catch Khiem Nguyen in his bedroom, lacing up his sneakers. No, he’s not going on a run or […]

  • Does Cheap Wine Really Give You a Headache?

    Never again. It happens to the best of us. After a fun night laughing with friends over a glass or two (or four), you wake up feeling like someone’s taken an ice pick to your temples. You reach for the Advil, gulp down the three glasses of water you should have been drinking over the […]

  • ’Tis the Season: The 4-Gift Rule Can Help You Stick to Your Holiday Budget

    As a parent, you want what’s best for your children. Around the holidays, that can easily translate into wanting to buy your kids all the presents — especially if you have your own dear childhood memories of receiving stacks of gifts under the tree Christmas morning. However, overspending to fulfill long wish lists isn’t wise. […]

  • We Found the Hottest Toys of 2017 That All Cost Less Than $30

    Though the holidays are pegged as a time of joy and celebration, they can be a major source of financial stress — especially for parents. The National Retail Federation projects the average consumer will spend over $600 on gifts alone this year. Retailers feed into this season of consumption by promoting must-have items with price […]

  • This Tool Can Help You Save Money So You Can Retire a Millionaire

    Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on our favorite coin. If your #lifegoals include becoming a millionaire, you’re not alone. People write songs about it (lots of songs) and make movies about it. There […]

  • ‘Tis the Season for Student Loan Scams. Here’s How to Protect Yourself

    Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on our favorite coin. ‘Tis the season to watch out for scams if you’re paying off student loans. This winter, scammers will be prowling for potential victims as […]

  • Obamacare Enrollment Ends Dec. 15 at Midnight. Here’s How to Sign Up

    There’s a major deadline looming at midnight tonight — and no, we’re not talking about holiday shipping cutoffs. Dec. 15 is your last chance to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare,” as open enrollment will end at midnight. That goes for most Americans. You may qualify for a special […]

  • This Starbucks Deal Gives You Double the Caffeine to Fuel Your Shopping

    The holidays are a time for giving, and now through Christmas Eve, Starbucks will help you give — or get — one of the most important things you’ll need to make it through the holiday season: caffeine. With Starbucks’ Buy a Drink, Share a Drink deal, when you purchase a handcrafted beverage, you get a […]

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    Good With Numbers? Apply for This Part-Time Work From-Home Accounting Job

    I am not a math person. In fact, I’m the furthest thing from a math person. In college, when I learned that my degree track was heavy with math courses (OK, I knew, but reality finally slapped me in the face sank in), I did a 180, changed majors and went with my first, true […]