Family & Lifestyle / Entertainment

  • 5 TV shows and films that have important money lessons

      

    TV gets a bad rap for setting unrealistic expectations for lifestyle and spending, and for the most part it's well deserved. After all, no one on Friends ever seemed to go to work, yet they...

  • 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,...

  • This simple trick will keep ants away from food

      

    Planning an outdoor celebration soon? Now that the weather is warming up, many of us are having barbecues and house parties – and those will undoubtedly involve food. So what do you...

  • TV and movies: Your free and cheap guide

      

    The number of U.S. households watching TV through the computer is growing every day. But sometimes finding the content you want can be a challenge. Hooking your computer up to a newer HDTV is a...

  • 7 ways to save time and money on your Disney World trip

      

    Planning a trip to Disney World this year? It's going to cost you a pretty penny, but there are some ways you can save. Read more: Kids and allowance: Should you do it or not? Disney...

  • Why 'farm to table' may not be what it seems

      

    “Farm to table” has become the new attraction in restaurant fare. Eating local and supporting local with the chefs knowing the farmers, produce and livestock has become a huge selling...

  • Unlimited data plans are back: Check out these deals

      

    Unlimited data plans for your cellphone are back. Here are the companies with the best rates for you right now.

  • 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...

  • New tech limits daily use of screened devices and TV

      

    There's a new device that can help you control the amount of time your kids spend on TV and mobile devices.

  • How to avoid the Netflix rate increase

      

    Here’s a way you can avoid paying Netflix the $2 price increase.

  • Things you never knew you could get from your library

      

    If your notion of what a library lends out is based on your childhood, you're woefully behind the times. With libraries lending everything from sewing machines to e-materials, cultural passes...

  • 12 frugal Valentine's Day date ideas

      

    Cupid’s favorite holiday is quickly approaching on February 14 and if you’re dating or in a committed relationship, you’re likely planning to celebrate in some way. Whether...

  • 5 ways to do Valentine’s Day differently

      

    Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate the ones you love. We offer five ways to do just that—without breaking your bank account, a gasket or your relationship. Celebrate on an...

  • New way to monitor and cut off a kid's screen time

      

    Parents often ask me how to control their children's use of the Internet, tablet, phone, game machine, smart TV and whatever device comes along next. In the past, I've always had half...

  • How to entertain your kids during a winter storm

      

    Many families find themselves home from work and school for the day when bad weather arrives. And while devices are nice, how long can you really binge watch Netflix? (Don't answer...