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  • The danger of grandparents owning a 529 plan

      

    529 plans are the best way to save money tax-free and spend money tax-free on a child's college education. But these state-sponsored plans are now delivering an unexpected curveball that you...

  • Brothers have exchanged same birthday card since 1973!

      

    This looks like a cute, little vintage Peanuts card. But open up the card and you see signatures of "Ron" and "Jeff" ... everywhere. There's a story here, we...

  • How to make a disposable razor last 12 months!

      

    If you ever heard I stretch a buck just a little past the point of ridiculous, well, it could be true! Years ago, a listener called up after I had talked about the razor wars with Gillette or...

  • Don’t Take Selfies With Your Pet While Driving, AAA Warns

      

    Going on a road trip for the long 4th of July weekend? If you take your dog with you, make sure you don’t try to snap a selfie of you with your four-legged friend, AAA says. A look at...

  • Do You Know How Much Your Spouse Really Earns?

      

    In a study involving more than 1,000 couples, Fidelity Investments found more than 40 percent were wrong when they guessed how much their partner earns.  Ten percent of the respondents...

  • Man's Finger Length May Show How Much He's Willing To Spend on Date

      

    By Ryan Biek of Newsy.com Forget his eyes. When looking for the perfect date, check out his hands. A new study says men with masculinized digit ratios show greater courtship-related...

  • 9 Worst Restaurant Meals in America

      

    By Robert Firpo-Cappiello of BudgetTravel.com You will not believe the unhealthy dishes that "won" this year's Xtreme Eating awards. Add these to your list of "avoid" or...

  • Do you wash your new clothes before wearing? You’d better start….

      

    Washing new clothes before you wear them is now essential. Here’s why.

  • Preschool Inside Nursing Home Rewarding for Kids, Seniors

      

    By Cox Media Group National Content Desk SEATTLE — Locating a preschool inside of a nursing home may seem  an odd choice, but bringing together the youngest and the oldest members of...

  • Custom furniture is getting cheaper and easier to buy

      

    Want a unique look for your home but don’t want to pay a fortune? Designing your own sofa or table can be as easy as going online.

  • This Company Offers a Year's Paternity Leave for Dads!

      

    By Cox Media Group National Content Desk The Virgin empire is giving even more perks to its employees. Last year the mega company introduced unlimited vacations.  This year, Richard...

  • 8 Ways To Save While Dining Out

      

    Eating out can become a very costly expense and a big budget buster. However, we all like to live a little and eat a little with good company. It's a fact of life. I'm sure Suze Orman...

  • Best Sunscreen For Your Money

      

    Consumer Reports has ranked sunscreens and found that you don't have to pay big bucks to protect your skin from harsh UV rays. Here's what so funny: One of the highest rated sunscreens...

  • New tech to keep track of your kid’s driving habits

      

    There are new ways to keep your teen driver safe when they are behind the wheel.

  • Low-Cost Senior Medical Alert Systems

      

    Emergency help for seniors who are away from home is now available at the touch of a button. I want to share details about a $15/month subscription service. Check out this cheap medical alert...