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A daily dose of actionable insights, culled from the latest Kiplinger content and from across the web, to help you make and save more money.

October 24, 2016

4 Things You Need to Know About Black Friday 2016

Here’s an early look at what to expect for the holiday season’s biggest shopping day.

See More On: Leisure Spending | Smart Buying

October 22, 2016

5 Things You Should Never Put in an Email

Scam artists and identity thieves will be sorely disappointed if you heed this advice.

See More On: Technology | Credit Cards | Family Finances

October 9, 2016

Earn Extra Cash by Becoming an Election Officer

You can make up to $185 for working one day — one very long day on November 8.

See More On: Careers | Saving Money

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, November 2016

New Ways to Save on SAT, ACT College Tests

Some states and school districts are paying for exams. You can also save on test prep.

See More On: Saving Money

September 22, 2016

Little-Known Ways to Pay In-State Tuition Rates at Out-of-State Colleges

A public college in another state may not be out of your financial reach.

See More On: Paying for College

September 26, 2016

6 Reasons to Start Shopping at Target Again

The cheap chic pioneer deserves a fresh look from shoppers who drifted away.

See More On: Family Finances | Leisure Spending

September 19, 2016

How Scammers Can Steal Your iTunes Gift Cards

Don't get conned into giving out the 16-digit codes over the phone.

See More On: Scams | Family Finances

September 8, 2016

4 Things You Should Never Say to Customer Service

Avoid these blunders if you want to get your problem resolved.

See More On: Family Finances | Leisure Spending | Smart Buying

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, October 2016

Scoop Up Brexit Travel Bargains Now

Wait too long and deals could disappear as air carriers cut service to the U.K.

See More On: Travel | Business Travel

August 26, 2016

How I Quickly Resolved My Case of Identity Theft

It was one of my biggest fears. But once it ended up happening, it was actually manageable.

See More On: Financial Planning

August 16, 2016

Make Money From Your Social-Media Posts

With a few simple tricks you can get paid to selfie.

See More On: Small Business | Technology

September 2, 2016

Why I Bought My Prescription Glasses at Costco

A determination to save money on a new frame and lenses led me to the warehouse club.

See More On: Family Finances | Leisure Spending

August 2016

13 Things to Know About Shopping at Kohl’s

The department store retailer offers a surprising number of ways to save money on purchases.

See More On: Family Finances | Leisure Spending

August 2016

8 Worst Things to Buy at Dollar Stores

These discount retailers stock plenty of bargains, but some of the merchandise isn’t worth the buck.

See More On: Family Finances | Leisure Spending

July 26, 2016

Little-Known Ways to Save Hundreds Year-Round With Your Student ID

By showing your ID or providing a university e-mail address, you can find discounts on everything from laptops to museum tickets.

See More On: Saving Money | Smart Buying

July 31, 2016

Sales Tax Holidays for Back-to-School Shoppers in 2016

States are offering tax breaks for a limited time on clothing, shoes, school supplies, computers and more.

See More On: Family Finances | Saving Money

July 19, 2016

10 Ways Teachers Can Earn Extra Cash

Suitable side jobs offering decent pay are available to educators in search of additional income.

See More On: Family Finances | Budgeting

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