How to Avoid Getting Stuck With United’s “Basic Economy” Tickets

If you use third-party travel sites like Expedia or Priceline to scout for low airfare, you might not want to jump at the lowest price you see. United’s zero-frills “Basic Economy” tickets are sometimes harder to spot than normal tickets.

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Are Meal Kits Really Cheaper Than Groceries?

Blue Apron claims the grocery store is “70 percent more expensive” than its service. Home Chef cites a TV news investigation that found a slight savings over groceries. But then I look in my meal kit and see I spent $20 for each meal that barely feeds two people. What gives?

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Are Meal Kits Really Cheaper Than Groceries?

Blue Apron claims the grocery store is “70 percent more expensive” than its service. Home Chef cites a TV news investigation that found a slight savings over groceries. But then I look in my meal kit and see I spent $20 for each meal that barely feeds two people. What gives?

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The Best Cities for Starting a Small Business in 2017

If you’re looking to start a small business this year, you might want to know where in the U.S. you’ll have a better shot at keeping it running. These small cities are the best spots to build from the ground up.

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The Cost of Dating in America

Between all the cocktails, coffees, and meals, the dating life can cost you a pretty penny—a penny that costs more than a really nice computer. This is what the average American single spends on dating every year.

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You Can Actually Save Money By Going to College Abroad

We all want that “finding myself through travel” experience in college, but going to school abroad seems like an impossible, expensive dream. Surprisingly, it’s actually cheaper in some cases, thanks to rising tuition costs in the States. But don’t hop on a plane just yet. There are a number of variables to consider.

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The Restaurant Meal Add-Ons With the Highest Markups

Restaurant meals cost a lot more than meals you make at home—you know this. But what you might not realize is those add-ons, like that oh-so-delicious guac on your burrito, can be some of the most costly offenders.

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Why You Should Be Drinking Boxed Wine

Boxed wine has a bad rap. People look down on it because it doesn’t come in a fancy bottle, and assume the contents are nasty and cheap. While that may be true for some brands, a lot of boxed wine is just as good or better than the stuff you drink with a nice dinner. Plus, it’s easy to transport, stays fresh longer,…

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Think of Budgeting As a Habit, Not a Task

Most of us suck at budgeting, and it’s not like it’s hard because of the math. It’s easy to crunch the numbers and come up with a spending plan. It’s the behavioral part that trips us up.

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April’s Money Challenge: Finally Open a 401(k)

Learning to be good with money isn’t just about saving it. You want to grow it, too. If you have an employer-sponsored 401(k) and they match your savings, this month’s challenge is to finally jump on that.

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