New Study Confirms How Ridiculously Expensive Pregnancy and Birth Are in the U.S.

New research published in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology last week emphasized the extreme financial risk of being pregnant and giving birth in the U.S. “Pregnancy and delivery are associated with increased risk of catastrophic health expenditures in the delivery year,” the researchers wrote, defining catastrophic health expenditures as spending more than 10% of annual family income on out-of-pocket […]

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18 Kitchen Gadgets That Are a Complete Waste of Money

Electric can opener What’s typically around 5″ x 6″ x 8.5″, has a blade that accumulates grime, and is only for the laziest of us with acres of countertop to spare? Correct, the electric can opener. While the first of its kind debuted in the 1930s, as reported on the interwebs, the modernized 1956 version—in […]


How to Get Money Quickly to Unemployed or Ailing Family and Friends

Not every option is right for every recipient. Here’s what you need to know. Getting money to loved ones might be a priority right now, especially for those who are sick, unemployed, or unable to venture away from home. You also want to keep yourself and the recipient safe. Bearing in mind that social distancing […]

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How Much Money Does the Average U.S. McDonald’s Make Every Year?

The company itself is booming, but what does that mean for an individual franchise owner? Tupungato/Shutterstock McDonald’s is one of the ultimate examples of a Great American Success Story. What started as a small-time burger joint in 1948 would eventually grow to become one of the most recognizable chains in the world, with more than […]

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Norwich hospital: Mother of stillborn baby raises money for suite

A separate hospital bereavement suite for families experiencing baby loss and part-funded by the mother of a stillborn baby has opened. The £35,000 facility at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital allows parents and family members who have lost a baby to have time together. Jenny Whatling, 31, of Harleston, Norfolk, lost her son Jude […]

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12 Kitchen Mistakes That Are Costing You Money

Saving Money Don’t let these common cooking habits drain your savings. Every product is independently selected by our editors. If you buy something through our links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Putting your diet on a budget ub-foto/Shutterstock When you need to cut back on expenses, the usual financial advice focuses on slashing your […]

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9 Cold Press Juicers That Are Definitely Worth Your Money

Recipes & Cooking To help you get all kinds of goodness from your fruits and vegetables, we’ve rounded up the best cold press juicers on Amazon. For the experienced juicer: Breville 800JEXL via If you’re already a juicer and are looking to upgrade your appliance, look no further. This stainless steel juicer is heavy […]

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12 Spring Superfoods That Are a Waste of Money

Healthy Eating Certain spring “superfoods” aren’t worth it—either because they’re not that nutritious, they’re hard to find, or they’re just too expensive. Here’s what to buy instead. Coconut oil K321/Shutterstock Coconut oil tastes like warm, tropical weather and goes well in plenty of spring recipes, from granola to smoothies. People claim it can help prevent […]

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12 Keto Supplements That Are Worth Your Money

Healthy Eating Keto eaters eliminate a lot of foods, so they might be lacking in certain nutrients. We asked the experts which keto supplements they recommend to keep your body functioning at its prime. MCT oil via Medium-chain triglycerides (MCT) are fatty acids usually derived from coconut or palm oil. They are one of several […]

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Drug firms fear 'wasting' money for a Brexit no-deal outcome

Drugs companies in Wales have been distracted from creating new medicines as they are “wasting” time and money preparing for a no-deal Brexit, industry representatives have said. The UK government wants pharmaceutical firms to stockpile an extra six weeks’ worth of medicine in case of a no-deal. Talks with the EU are currently deadlocked over […]

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If You Throw Away Your Butter Wrappers, You’re Wasting Your Money

Brooke NelsonOct 10 This is the bread and butter (haha) of saving money. Happy Stock Photo/Shutterstock Butter is the backbone of nearly everyone’s diet—like it or not. After all, it’s a great addition to every dish, from breakfast toast to gourmet desserts. And if you’re anything like us, you go through at least three to four sticks every single […]

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9 Gross Things Restaurants Do to Save Money

Food Fun & News Morgan CutoloSep 20 You might think twice about going out to eat after reading this. Pre-prepare foods LightField Studios/Shutterstock Timing is everything in the restaurant world. If customers have to wait forever for their food they probably won’t come back. When the dinner rush arrives chefs need to get food out […]