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Caregivers in demand, with no medical training required

Job seekers can find immediate openings in most areas across the country as companions for retirees. No medical training is required, though most applicants need to have a driver’s license and their own transportation.

6 best rewards programs to save money on gas

Grocery store loyalty programs used to be the way to go to save money on gas. But now that gas stations are offering their own gas rewards programs, it’s time to rethink your fueling strategy.

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Where to get help as federal benefits expire

The Nevada Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation has put together a list of resources to help jobless Nevadans, as federal enhanced benefits expired Saturday.

10 items you should always rent instead of buy

Online companies and independent entrepreneurs are steadily increasing the array of things consumers can rent instead of buy. Most often the rental period is flexible and renting will usually save money.

Top 10 best travel hacks to save the most

Experts have a lot of unique hacks for how to save money when you’re booking travel or are already on the road. Here are our top 10 tips.

Minding your manners can save you money when buying a home

You’re preparing to buy a new home. Whether you’ve already found “the one” and just need to get the deal done or simply want make sure you know how to negotiate when the time comes, you know being polite to the seller is the key to success.

 
Nevada gas prices now 3rd highest in US

This week, the average price for a gallon of regular gas in Nevada crept up over $4 per gallon, for an average of $4.02 statewide, the highest the state has seen since 2014.

Cutting these 22 expenses will save more than $15k a year

The good news is that if you take a closer look at how you live, you’ll likely find many areas where you can trim expenses and give yourself an extra buffer.

 
Nevada back-to-school shoppers likely to set spending record

Back-to-school shoppers in the Silver State are expected to spend $481.4 million on clothes, supplies, food and electronics this year, an all-time high for the state, the Nevada Retail Association said Thursday.

Back-to-school shopping: 7 tips for saving money

Last year, the National Retail Federation estimated that parents would spend a record average of $789.49 doing back-to-school shopping for children in elementary, middle or high school and about $1,059.20 shopping for college-aged kids. That’s a lot of money for pencils and glue (and Macbooks).

Freeze your credit in 6 simple steps

If you find yourself needing to freeze your credit, don’t worry — it’s easy to do, so long as you come prepared.

30 highest-paying jobs in Las Vegas for high school graduates

Just because you decide higher education isn’t in the cards doesn’t mean you have to resign yourself to a lifetime of low-paying jobs. Stacker compiled a list of the highest paying jobs for high school graduates in Las Vegas.

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