The average per-person cost for prescription drugs in the U.S. is much higher than in other countries. But you don’t have to skip filling prescriptions, take over-the-counter drugs instead, skip doses, or cut pills in half. These tips are better ways to get your medicine for less.
In 2019, Americans spent $3.2 billion on Halloween costumes, often paying an average of $40 each. If you’ve got an entire family to buy for, that’s over $100. If the cost of costumes at the average retail store is beyond your budget, it’s time to look for ways to slash the expense.
The percentage of public schools that require uniforms is on the rise. They provide many benefits for kids and schools, but uniforms have one big downside for parents: the cost. If your kids wear a uniform to school, these tips can save you lots of money from now until they graduate.
We all know it: College is expensive, and the cost of tuition keeps going up. According to the College Board’s Trends in College Pricing...
The Fair Housing Act protects most homebuyers, mortgage applicants, and renters from discrimination based on membership in certain protected classes, including race and sex. Find out whether you’re protected by the law and what you have to do to abide by it.
When you’re trying to rent or buy an apartment or home, you can file a complaint against anyone who discriminates against you based on race, color, religion, national origin, familial status, sex, or disability. To increase your chances of success, learn about the process of filing one.
If you’re one of the millions of Americans with no coverage, you know your health care costs can be substantial. Many uninsured Americans go without necessary medical care because of it. To avoid becoming one of them, you need to find lower-cost sources of care your budget can handle.
No investment or savings vehicle is entirely without risk, but certificates of deposit (CDs) offer more security and predictability than most. With fixed or...
It's no secret that playing the lottery involves exceptionally long odds, at least when the jackpot is big enough to change the winner's life. It’s not a path to easy riches or even basic financial security. And if that’s the case, should you play the lottery at all?
If someone asked you what “rich” means to you, what’s the first thing that would come to mind? Some would say a career that...
Our grandparents managed to survive and thrive without most of the conveniences and "necessities" we rely on today. And while they’re often advantageous, there are some you might be happier living without — especially since doing so can also save you a great deal of money throughout the year.
Free checking accounts aren’t entirely absent from business banking. They’re just more difficult to find — which means small-business owners and solopreneurs need to know where to look. If you’re searching for a free business checking account for your small business, start your search here.