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  • This is why a $10 manicure might be a really bad deal

      

    If you like to save money on getting your nails done, then you’ve probably been to a place that offers cheap manicures – sometimes as low as $10. But a new NBC News investigation is...

  • 29 awesome DIY YouTube videos you have to see

      

    Remember the days before Internet? You know, when your main resource to research how to do anything was at best your grandparents' dusty set of encyclopedias?   Thankfully those...

  • Waitress moved by 350% tip, heartfelt note from grieving patron

      

    A waitress was moved by a touching note left by one of her customers recently. “Life is short. A friend of mine died last night. Please enjoy a night w/ someone you love!”...

  • This country just banned weekend work emails

      

    Do you ever check your work email account at night, over the weekend or even while on vacation? It’s become a habit for many of us – especially because smartphones make it so...

  • 5 ways to get the most life out of your toothpaste tube, ketchup bottle and more

      

    Are you the type of person who hates to throw something away before you've gotten every last drop out of it? It's like throwing money away, right? Fortunately there are some hacks...

  • Forget everything your mother said about breakfast

      

    For decades, we've heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But Aaron E. Carroll, professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine, said people who skip...

  • Here's how to get your kids free books!

      

    Barnes & Noble is offering a free book to any child who completes its Summer Reading Triathalon program this summer! Though it started last week, the program will go on through September 6,...

  • Are cheap sunglasses bad for your eyes?

      

    If you have a habit of losing sunglasses – or maybe even sitting on them – you probably don’t want to spend a lot of money to keep replacing them. But do those $10...

  • 6 money tips for parents

      

    If you've got kids, you know there's always a need for info about more ways to save money and protect your family! These tips are written to help parents who have kids of varying ages...

  • This is how a man got a $200 airline cancellation fee waived

      

    If you’ve ever had to cancel a non-refundable trip at the last minute -- usually you’re stuck. But Alex Hamberger of Buffalo, New York, decided to make a dramatic, witty appeal to...

  • 6 tips for a more affordable wedding

      

    You’ve heard the rumors about how expensive weddings can be — now you’re experiencing it firsthand. Whether you’re fortunate enough to have family members who are footing...

  • This type of drowning is rare, but experts encourage you to know the warning signs

      

    As summer vacation draws near, parents and children are heading to the pool. Parents may know to guard against drowning dangers in the pool, but there is also a risk hours after a child...

  • These 7 foods will be cheaper this summer

      

    If you’ve noticed that some grocery staples are going on sale more often, you should know that it’s actually part of a much larger trend. There are several popular items that are...

  • 5 ways to have fun on a budget this Memorial Day weekend

      

    Are you planning to splurge on an elaborate vacation this Memorial Day? Well, think twice! There are other ways you can enjoy a three-day weekend without breaking your budget. Memorial Day is a...

  • Buying your favorite sodas may soon get a lot more expensive

      

    Sugary soft drinks are coming under attack again. Philadelphia’s mayor is proposing a 3 cents per ounce tax on soda, iced tea and other sugary drinks, according to NPR. The plan would tax...