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Elizabeth Lang

Elizabeth is a freelance writer and lawyer. Her passions include travel, ice cream, and personal finance. She co-founded Go Green Travel Green and Women's Money Week.

Latest articles by Elizabeth Lang

7 Ways to Appreciate Life's Everyday Moments

Feeling too stressed out? Make these tiny changes in your life and find guilt-free true happiness.

8 Things My Toddler Has Taught Me About Money

Our kids can offer surprising insights on how to make more money and spend it wisely — all you have to do is learn how to listen.

9 Things You Must Do If You're Traveling With Kids

Summer vacation season is almost here! Make your next family excursion and more relaxing and fun with these no-stress travel tips.

6 Unconventional Ways to Find Your Next Job

If LinkedIn has stopped producing leads, it's time to take the job search somewhere new. Here are six great ideas that might get you your next gig.

This Is How You Downsize Your Home and Start Living a Better Life

Enjoy the benefits of a smaller home without missing your old square footage with these easy planning and organization tips.

How to Clean Everything With Just 3 All-Natural Cleaners

Declutter your cleaning caddy and replace all those expensive chemical cleansers with these three all-natural products that work just as well and smell better.

6 Steps to Achieving All Your Goals

Is your long list of goals looking a little… optimistic? You really can achieve all of them, but you'll have to plan smart and set priorities first. Here's how.

10 Green Gifts for the Treehugger in Your Life

Reduce your carbon footprint and make someone happy with these awesome green gift ideas.

9 Gifts to Give the Neighbor You Like

If strong fences make good neighbors, what do great gifts make? Give a couple of these this holiday season and find out!

The Ultimate Guide to Flying During the Holidays

Holiday travel adventures are fast approaching. Take some of the frustration out of the trip with some clever advice on planning, packing, and persevering.

How to Get 5% Cash Back on Holiday Purchases

Reduce the bite holiday spending takes out of your budget with one of these cash back rewards cards.

Stuff We Love: A Lifefactory Reusable Glass Water Bottle

A reusable water bottle saves money and the environment. Choose a glass bottle to avoid the BPAs found in some plastics and the metallic flavor of stainless steel.

Stuff We Love: A Lightweight Electric Lawn Mower

Unless you're mowing the South 40, an electric mower is powerful enough to get the job done. Tame your lawn with the GreenWorks 3 in 1 Electric Lawn Mower.

Stuff We Love: Pasta Made With an Imperia Pasta Machine

If you love pasta, but don't love rolling and kneading dough, consider an Imperia Pasta Machine. It's fun and inexpensive, and the results are delicious.

Stuff We Love: Make Delicious Ice Cream With the Lello Gelato Junior

Take your home ice cream routine up a step without spending a fortune. The Lello Junior Gelato ditches the clumsy freezer bowl and delivers easy frozen treats.

Your House Is a Hobby, Not an Investment

Never think of a house as an investment. Instead, think of it for what it really is — a time and money hole that can be fun to own.

How to Sell Your House in 24 Hours

24 hours? Yup, it's possible. Learn how one Wise Bread Blogger sold her home just a day after listing.

Things I Wish I Knew Before I Bought My Second House

You might think that once you've bought one house, you're a pro. But being a second-time homebuyer can come with some unexpected surprises.

6 Reasons to Love Your Bank

Banks (especially big banks) tend to be vilified in the media. But there are some very good reasons to be thankful we have them.

The Best 5 Credit Cards for Groceries

Food is a huge part of most families' budgets. Maximize your supermarket spending by using one of these great grocery cash-back cards.

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