When it comes to the new coronavirus, many people are more worried about the prospect of self-quarantine than the risk of contracting the virus itself. But in today’s world, you have endless options to keep yourself busy and connected — even if you didn’t plan ahead.
For parents vacationing with little ones, the thought of subjecting fellow travelers to hours of uncontrolled wailing is mortifying. These tips from a dad who’s been there can’t stop diaper blowouts or screaming fits, but they can increase the return on your vacation investment.
If you want your kids to read more, one of the best ways to encourage them is to give them something to read that really interests them. One of the easiest ways to do this is to get them a magazine subscription. Learn the best magazines for kids of all ages, from preschoolers to tweens and teens.
Americans now spend a greater proportion of their income on housing than ever before. Several federal, state, local, and nonprofit programs exist for those who need it. Learn about subsidized housing and government rental assistance programs designed to help lower-income families afford housing.
Needing long-term care isn't just a physical burden; it's a financial one too. If you don't want to risk being bankrupted by long-term care costs later, you need to do some planning now. Learn how to plan for the cost of long-term care, your long-term care options, and programs that can help.
Most Americans over 65 will need long-term care services at some point in their lives. Unfortunately, most Americans don’t have a good way to pay for them. Learn how to reduce your long-term care costs now or in the future, and what you can do to reduce expensive long-term care insurance premiums.
Sometimes bringing your pet along on your vacation is impractical, but pet sitters or kennels can be expensive. Thankfully, there are several strategies that can help you save money on taking care of your pet while you’re away. Read on to learn ways to save money on pet care when you go on vacation.
Many of us have a lot of unused stuff lurking in our closets, basement, and attic. Selling this extra stuff kills two birds with one stone, freeing up space in your home and putting some extra cash in your wallet. Here are all the places that can turn your clutter into cash.
Repeated severe weather and natural disasters are increasingly driving people to take the plunge on a home generator. If you’re still not sure whether it’s a good buy for you, answer these questions to decide whether it’s a waste of money or a vital investment in your comfort and safety.
“I don’t need it because I’m young and healthy” is one of the most common myths about life insurance. Term life insurance is particularly attractive to would-be policyholders in their 20s. Read on to learn the reasons why it might make good financial sense to get life insurance as early as your 20s.
Early in our wedding planning marathon, my future wife made a rather novel menu suggestion. Instead of multiple self-serve food stations with distinct themes...
Can you imagine being without electricity for weeks? For most people, the answer is no, and that can have deadly consequences. Getting ready for a long-term power outage requires a plan. Before the next big storm causes an extended power outage, take steps to prepare without overspending.