Chris Birk, a recovering journalist, works as content director for a couple of Inc. 500 companies. Blogging, teaching and saving money on the side.
If you've added a social media component to your marketing, be sure to actively measure and track your efforts.
Many Americans aren't prepared, financially or otherwise, for retirement. Make these key decisions now, and retire easily later.
Outsourcing chores can help you maximize your free time and earning potential. Figure out whether hiring some help is the right choice for you.
Think oatmeal is the only use for oats? No way. This versatile grain can eliminate odors, give you glowing skin, and much more.
Home sellers can be low on leverage in a buyer's market. But these six simple, inexpensive things can help you make the sale.
As internet search goes local small businesses have an opportunity to stand out on computer screens large and small.
Marriage isn't just a joining of two people who love each other, it's also a joining of their finances. Avoid these mistakes to make sure you achieve fiscal bliss.
Being stay-at-home parent can prove beyond rewarding, but walking away from a job in this economy is a tough decision. Here are some factors to consider.
Buying new business clothes can seriously dent your budget, especially if you're unemployed. But you don't have to go into debt to dress for success.
Eco-friendly school supplies are a great way to teach kids about sustainability. Even better, a green back-to-school can help mom and dad save lots of cash.
A frugal approach to relationship anniversaries can still spur fun and spark romance. Try one of these creative and inexpensive ideas.
Not everyone has the luxury of time when it comes to weddings. Learn how to navigate the process in a hurry without sacrificing the joy or blowing the budget.
Generally, buying used is a smart decision. But from car seats to pet supplies, there are some items that you're always better off buying new.
Taking a car in for repairs can be needlessly expensive for consumers without a trusted mechanic. Here are four ways to make sure you find someone reliable.
If you aren't telling your online audience what to think of you, someone else is.
Vending machines aren't the best places to find nutritious snacks. But if you're in a pinch, you can stay healthy with these compromise choices.
Libraries nationwide are succumbing to budget and service cutbacks. Discover why it's more important than ever to support these community institutions.
Millions of Americans will hit the road this summer for the time-honored family vacation. Here are some tips to ensure the family budget doesn't take a hit.
What sucks worse than moving? Getting scammed by your movers. Here's how to avoid getting taken to the cleaners by unscrupulous moving companies.
Depending on your car and your aversion to risk, mechanical breakdown insurance can prove to be a smart investment...or a waste of funds.