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4 Tech Tasks to Keep Your Parents Safer Online

4 Tech Tasks to Keep Your Parents Safer Online

February 11, 2019 • 0 comments

All of us are vulnerable to fraud. But the ways some older people use technology can put them at higher risk.That’s where you come in. When you’re home for the holidays, or the next time you visit your folks, offer to help with a few tasks that can keep your parents safer online.

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How to Make Cheap Fast Food Healthier for You

How to Make Cheap Fast Food Healthier for You

February 6, 2019 • 0 comments

Maybe you know to plan and prep healthy meals for the upcoming week to save time and money. And maybe you usually have a slow cooker of heart-healthy stew simmering by the time you get home or a freezer full of homemade meals ready to thaw. Here’s how to take advantage of the affordability of fast food while making it a little healthier:

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How to Stop Scammers Who Sound Just Like Your Bank

How to Stop Scammers Who Sound Just Like Your Bank

January 30, 2019 • 0 comments

If you ever get a call from someone claiming to be a customer service agent at your bank, pump the brakes before answering any questions — even if they have the right caller ID. Using “caller ID spoofing,” scammers can make it look like they’re calling from your bank’s phone number. Here’s the tipoff that it might be a scam: Banks typically don’t call you asking for personal information.

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Exercise Options Besides an Annual Gym Membership

Exercise Options Besides an Annual Gym Membership

January 16, 2019 • 0 comments

Resolving to get healthier in 2019 is admirable. Elbowing through the mosh-pit gym crowds in January is impressive, if not pretty. Not using the gym at all by June, even after paying for a yearlong contract, is, well, disappointing. And it’s a waste of money, even if your intentions were good.

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Quick Ways to Save More Money in 2019

Quick Ways to Save More Money in 2019

January 14, 2019 • 0 comments

Cheers, friends! It’s a new year. Time to set some well-intentioned — but typically doomed — resolutions.

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4 Questions to Ask Before You DIY

4 Questions to Ask Before You DIY

December 26, 2018 • 0 comments

When weighing your own DIY project, run the numbers, then ask yourself these four questions before deciding whether to invest the elbow grease or pass it off to a professional.

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How to Score Luxury Travel for Less

How to Score Luxury Travel for Less

December 12, 2018 • 0 comments

Let’s shatter one myth right now: Airline passengers typically can’t talk their way into upgrades from the cheapest coach seats to first class just by dressing up and asking politely.

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With Mobile Pay, You Can Go Without a Wallet at Checkout

With Mobile Pay, You Can Go Without a Wallet at Checkout

December 10, 2018 • 0 comments

When you’re at the checkout line this holiday season, you could juggle your bags and dig into your purse or billfold for your credit or debit card. Or you could use that phone you’re already clutching, or that new smartwatch strapped to your wrist.

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How to Save $500

How to Save $500

December 5, 2018 • 0 comments

Here’s a hint: Skipping your daily coffee isn’t going to cut it. Why $500? It can be a solid start to building an emergency fund. It might not seem like much, but that amount can keep a car repair or an unexpected medical expense from going on your credit card.

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4 Ways to Save on Housing Costs in Your 20s

4 Ways to Save on Housing Costs in Your 20s

November 28, 2018 • 0 comments

Young adults paying off student loans or saving for their first home won’t soon reach their financial goals just by cutting out Starbucks or canceling their gym membership. A faster way to save money is to trim housing expenses. Here are four ways to save on housing and free up money to pay off debt, save for a down payment or fund other life events.

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