Starbucks gift cards are now just a text away

Taylor Tompkins

Do you have a Starbucks addiction? Do you know someone with a Starbucks addiction? Do you have an iPhone with the latest update? If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, boy, are you in for a…
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4 apps that make it easy to help others

Susan Johnston Taylor

For the philanthropy-minded, it’s always a good time to support nonprofit organizations, whether it’s an animal rescue, a homeless shelter, a mentoring program for inner-city youths or something else entirely. It’s even better if it’s easy to give to a…
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We’re not financially illiterate. Far from it.

Erica Sandberg

April is Financial Literacy Month in the United States, which means that for the next few weeks countless experts will wax on about the sorry state of Americans’ money and credit proficiency. But consider the definition of financial literacy: You…
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6 smart ways to pay for assisted living

Laura Dixon

As my parents get older, I’ve been thinking more about what will happen if they one day need senior care. If an assisted living community turns out to be the right choice for them, one of the first questions that…
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To save money, think of your ‘future self’

Kelly Dilworth

The next time you feel an urge to splurge, do what I’ve started doing: Take a deep breath and visualize what could happen if you max out your credit card or fall behind on your bills. Vividly imagining how you…
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