7 Things You Never Realized You Could Buy at Walmart — and Why You Should

When you think of shopping at Walmart, picking up groceries and househould essentials may come to mind. But from wedding receptions to Pioneer Woman cookware, here are seven things you likely didn’t know you could buy at this Arkansas-born chain. 1. Cookware from Ree Drummond Looking to get your Pioneer …

This 70-Year-Old Nearly Missed a Key Retirement Tax Deadline. Here’s What He Wished He’d Known Sooner

This spring, soon after he turned 70, Drew Schofield began getting warning notices from financial institutions. It’s time, they told him, to start withdrawing money from the various IRAs and other retirement accounts he had accumulated over the decades. Schofield, a resident of Providence, R.I., and an account executive managing …

Book Your Thanksgiving Flights This Week and You’re Guaranteed to Save Money

Before you pick a Halloween costume or sip this season’s first pumpkin spice latte, purchase your Thanksgiving flight now to avoid soaring airfares later in the fall. Booking your flight this week will save you, on average, 23% off the peak holiday booking price, according to data from travel booking …

Procrastinators: Here’s How to Get Cheap Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

Halloween procrastinators, you’re in luck: Many of the big Halloween costume and decoration retailers have last-minute sales going on right now. Sure, you could wait until November 1 to scoop up whatever cheap Halloween costumes and decor are left over at a steep discount and use them next year, but …

Two-Year Degrees From These 19 Colleges Could Earn You $75,000 a Year — or More

You don’t need to spend four years getting a bachelor’s degree from a costly university in order to make a living. If you choose a college carefully, you can cut your time in school in half and still earn an impressive paycheck. That’s according to PayScale’s 2018-2019 College Salary Report, …

This 29-Year-Old Makes Up to $2,000 a Month Selling T-shirts Online. Here’s Her Fascinating Strategy

While some people count down the days until Christmas, Jen Smith’s calendar revolves around Halloween and Mother’s Day. It’s not because she’s obsessed with trick-or-treating or brunching with her mom — October and May are the busiest times of the year for her online T-shirt business. Smith, a 29-year-old who …

American Cheese Sales Are Melting Away. Here’s Why

American cheese will never die. It has too many preservatives. But it’s melting away. One by one, America’s food outlets are abandoning the century-old American staple. In many cases, they’re replacing it with fancier cheeses. Wendy’s is offering asiago. A&W’s Canada locations switched to real cheddar. McDonald’s is selling the …

The Real Reason Sam’s Club and Costco Check Your Receipts

I don’t know about you, but I’ve always assumed the store employees checking receipts at the door are making sure customers aren’t smuggling things out in their shopping carts. So I felt confused when I came upon a Reddit thread that said otherwise. So confused, in fact, that I shared …

Meet the Oldest Self-Made Billionaire in America, an 87-Year-Old Art Lover Who Made Her Fortune Selling Khakis and Jeans

If it weren’t for Doris Fisher, The Gap may never have existed. The iconic American brand, famous for its khakis and denim jeans, was founded by Fisher and her husband, Don, in 1969 when he couldn’t find a pair of pants that fit him quite right. While Don would go …

Meet the Bros Behind /r/WallStreetBets, Who Lose Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in a Day—And Brag About It

This summer, Danny Cao logged on to Reddit with some big news to share: He had just lost more than $180,000. A few days before, the 24-year-old software engineer had gone onto a popular section of the site known as /r/wallstreetbets to claim he had just placed an enormous wager …

Disney World’s New Ticket Pricing Is Super Confusing and People Are NOT Happy

Walt Disney World introduced a new ticket pricing structure this week that the theme park giant says is “designed to simplify the booking experience” and “deliver the best experience possible for our guests.” The initial reaction to the changes among potential Disney guests, however, has largely been confusion — and …

5 Things You Should NEVER Buy at Trader Joe’s, According to a Professional Reviewer

Trader Joe’s inspires a cult-like following that other stores envy. There are numerous Instagram accounts dedicated to just-released products. People camp outside at 5:30 a.m. ahead of new store openings. Even kids catch the excitement: One Reddit user asked for advice on throwing a TJ’s-themed birthday party for their five-year-old …

38 Genius Items the World’s Best Travel Agents Always Pack

Fine, call us nosy. But we can’t help but wonder what other people have packed in their suitcases, especially if said people are seasoned professionals at this whole packing-for-a-trip thing. It’s our favorite way of discovering new packing tips and tricks. We’ve asked the editors at T+L for their favorite …

Hurricane Michael Devastated Florida and the Southeast. Here’s How You Can Help the Victims

Hurricane Michael, the most powerful hurricane to hit the continental U.S. in over 50 years, left a path of damage and destruction this week when it made landfall in the Florida Panhandle as a Category 4 storm. Hurricane Michael’s death toll rose to 13 as of Friday morning. Since making …

The Absolute Best Amazon Black Friday Deals in Tech, Toys, TVs, Appliances, and More

Amazon has been dropping terrific Black Friday deals all week, and today is the big day: The biggest discounts are here now on everything from STEM toys to robot vacuums to high-end watches. You might already know about some of the awesome Amazon Black Friday tech deals, but there is …

Meet the Oldest Yoga Teacher in the World, a 100-Year-Old Former Actress and Model Who Says ‘There’s Nothing You Can’t Do’

When the fortune cookies arrived after lunch, the 100-year-old yogi cracked one open, her blue eyes twinkling, and read the inscription aloud: “Age can never hope to win while your heart is young.” Indeed, age has met its match in Tao Porchon-Lynch, who at the century mark is a fierce …

These Are the 8 Best Places to Retire in the U.S. Right Now

If you’re approaching retirement, you probably have an image of how you’ll spend your days after you leave the office, whether that’s perfecting your golf game, watching the waves, or learning a new skill. But before you can start daydreaming about retirement, there’s one essential question to answer: Where will …

Khloe Kardashian’s Brand Just Invented a Completely New Clothing Size — and There’s a Fascinating Reason Why

Khloe Kardashian’s clothing company, Good American, is starting to sell jeans in a size that straddles the line between straight and plus sizes — a fashion first that will continue the brand’s size-inclusive mantra. And it turns out the inspiration for Good American to create the first-ever size 15 option …

6 Things You Should NEVER Buy at Costco, According to Superfans

Contrary to popular belief, buying in bulk isn’t always the best way to save cash. Wholesale retailer Costco appeals to shoppers across the country with its relatively low prices for large quantities. Though many money-saving experts shop at the retailer to save on groceries in the long run, there are …

The Powerball Jackpot Is Up to $750 Million. Here’s When You Need to Buy Tickets

Just a few days after somebody won the highest Mega Millions jackpot ever of nearly $1.6 billion, another enormous lottery grand prize is on the line: The Powerball jackpot is up to $750 million. No one had the winning Powerball numbers on the last drawing on Wednesday, when the jackpot …

This Credit Card Comes With No Fee and a 7% Interest Rate. Here’s Why It’s the Best of 2018

With the Federal Reserve steadily raising short-term interest rates, credit card rates have been going up too. The good news: There are still some attractive options out there for people with good credit looking for low APR credit cards. As we’ve noted before, credit unions come in with some of …

All the Places That Are Open on Thanksgiving and Black Friday 2018 – and What’s Closed

Late November means time for turkey, stuffing, gravy, and deals. But what is open on Thanksgiving and Black Friday 2018? A bevy of stores will be open on Thanksgiving and Black Friday this year to accommodate for the massive crowds vying for the best deals on electronics, gadgets, clothing, and …

This Couple Is Raising $2,000 Per Minute to Help Reunite Immigrant Families Separated at the Border

Whenever Charlotte Willner sees the now-infamous photo of a 2-year-old girl, clad in pink and crying moments before U.S. Border Patrol likely took her mom away, she can’t help but think of her own toddler. So Willner is taking action. She and her husband Dave are behind a massively successful …

I Get Paid $6,000 a Day to Write Inspirational Quotes for Instagram. Here’s How I Perfected This Dream Job

Even on Instagram, words matter. Most of us don’t think about it, but those words you see on many social media posts — like inspirational quotes or sayings — didn’t just come out of nowhere. Someone had to write them. It might have been the actual person whose website or …

Black Friday Online Deals We Love: 20+ Stores Where EVERYTHING Is 40% or 50% Off

Black Friday is loaded with deals on TVs, Instant Pots, electronics and tech, and much, much more. But sifting through the crowded store aisles loaded with deals at Walmart and other retailers to find the true bargains amid all the discounts can be a hassle — especially because there are …

The 10 Best Colleges for Business Majors — and How Much New Grads Make

Business is now the most popular undergraduate degree of all. In fact, nearly one in five 2017 graduates studied a subject that falls in the category. But not all programs are the same, and a business degree isn’t an automatic ticket to a lucrative career. To help future CEOs and …

The One Huge Mistake You’re Making With Your Resume, According to a Team of 482 Hiring Managers

Conventional wisdom holds that your résumé should be no longer than one page. At least that’s what most résumé coaches will tell you. But new research suggests that job recruiters were more than twice as likely to prefer two-page resumes over one-page résumés — a conclusion that surprised even the …

This Upstart School is Offering a Bachelor’s Degree in Today’s Hottest Job Skills—and Students Pay Nothing Until They Get a Job

For years, coding schools have promoted the idea that they can teach in-demand computer skills just as well as traditional colleges. But now, in what appears to be a first, one coding school is evolving to offer a more traditional college program—bachelor’s degree included. Make School, a coding program based …

California Just Became the First State to Require Women on Corporate Boards. Here’s What You Need to Know

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) California has become the first state to require publicly traded companies to include women on their boards of directors, one of several laws boosting or protecting women that Gov. Jerry Brown signed Sunday. The measure requires at least one female director on the board of each California-based public …