102 Places That Will Give You Free Stuff on Your Birthday

by Brynne Conroy (Contributor) Updated August 2, 2023 Hooray! It’s your birthday! The last thing you should do is pay for stuff. So we’ve put together a list of 102 places where you can get birthday freebies, updated for 2023. Most of these places require you to sign up for their email list or join […]

25 Tips for How to Save Money if Your Paycheck Is Stretched Thin

by Robin Hartill, CFP® (Senior Editor) Updated July 26, 2022 Do you ever wonder why it’s so hard to save money — even when you’ve cut the cable and the meals out, and you’ve never even had a latte habit? One reason it’s so hard to save is that your fixed expenses — the ones […]

These 7 Apps Will Help You Save Money — No Matter How Tight Your Budget

by Carson Kohler (Staff Writer) Updated June 6, 2023 Saving money is oftentimes filed under personal finance 101. It’s easy, they say. You’ve just got to do it! Stay focused! Quell spending temptations! Honestly, that’s just not the case. In the United States, only 15% of us can come up with $2,000, according to a […]