11.16.17
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The Scientific Side Hustle: Plasma Donation, Clinical Trials, and Other Ways to Make Money Off Your Body

When my brother was in college, he loved to send me emails containing the latest jokes, memes, and YouTube videos circulating on the internet. I’ll

11.10.17
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Best Health Insurance Companies in 2017

There are so many moving parts when it comes to picking the best health insurance that it’s hard to know where to turn. However, one

11.09.17
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Five Chronic Financial Problems That Money Won’t Solve

If the world and the people in it were simple and sensible, hardly anyone would struggle with money. Families with debt would take rational steps

10.23.17
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What Overeating Can Teach Us About Overspending

In “The Hungry Brain,” obesity researcher Dr. Stephan Guyenet provides a fascinating look into the reasons why many first-world countries are battling an obesity epidemic. His

09.20.17
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Frugal Flu Fighting: Affordable Ways to Avoid Influenza

The flu isn’t just a cold. It’s a serious health issue that can be fatal, especially if a secondary infection like pneumonia sets in. According

09.28.17
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How to Plan (& Provide) for a Child with Special Needs

Nobody likes to attach a dollar amount to the joys of raising a child, but the fact remains that it can be quite expensive. This

08.23.17
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Taking Over Your Aging Parents’ Finances

In the year 2011, the Baby Boomer generation started turning 65. Over the next 13 years, 10,000 Boomers will reach retirement age every day. For

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How to Deal With Huge Medical Bills

A report from the American Journal of Medicine shared some sad statistics about the state of American medical care and medical bankruptcies: A 2009 study revealed

06.22.17
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A Beginner’s Guide to Hiking and Nature Walking at Minimal Cost

About two years ago, I wrote a pretty well received article on how to get started with eight great frugal hobbies. I had a lot

06.30.17
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The Simple Guide to Healthy Living on a Budget (2017)

Afraid a healthier lifestyle won’t fit in your budget? Good news: there are many strategies for making nutrition and fitness more affordable. Many of these

06.15.17
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How to Afford Quality Dental Care

You have a dental problem that needs attention, but you’re not sure how to pay for your trip to the dentist. Take a deep breath

06.02.17
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How to Afford Corrective Eye Surgery

Thinking of ditching your glasses and contacts in favor of laser eye surgery? As technology advances, it’s becoming safer, more effective and more available than

06.02.17
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Affording Alternative Medicine

Every year, Americans pay billions of dollars for complementary, alternative and integrative health care — chiropractic adjustments, acupuncture, massage therapy, biofeedback and more. But with

05.17.17
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How to Choose the Best Health Savings Account

Ever since the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), Americans have shown a renewed interest in health savings accounts, or HSAs.

05.04.17
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Massages Are Crazy Expensive, Until You Learn to Do Your Own

Back when I was a Division I collegiate athlete, one of my favorite perks was getting free massages. Any time I felt tight, I could head

04.18.17
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A Guide to Rucking, My Favorite Low-Cost Exercise Activity

Over the last few years, I’ve become more and more interested in improving my physical fitness. The reasons are simple. I want to live longer.

04.13.17
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The Surprisingly Versatile Vegetable You May Be Ignoring (and Nine Creative Ways to Cook It)

“Eat your vegetables,” your mom told you. And she had a point. Federal researchers note that people who eat more natural foods are less likely

12.27.16
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Can You Save Money Using an Online Pharmacy?

If you’ve ever considered using an online pharmacy, your goal is probably to save money. Sure, online pharmacies may tout the fact that they’re convenient