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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

9 Ways to Save on Your Thanksgiving Celebrations

Cut down on expenses and stress without sacrificing the essentials.

The 5 Best 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.

6 Ways to Save Money on Family Road Trips

Save hundreds of dollars with tips from travel experts. Plus: Learn how to win free trip to a national park!

8 Things to Do with Kids at the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway

National parks are fantastic and frugal vacation spots. Learn how you can win a free trip to a great national park!

12 Reasons to Stop Eating Sugar Forever

Sugar is surprisingly bad for us. Protect your health — and your wallet — by taking control of your sweet tooth.

8 Personal Finance Lessons Women Learn in Their 20s

The financial lessons we learn in our 20s prepare us for the decades to follow. Here's what to learn at the intersection of youth, love, and money.

10 Organic Grocery Items That Aren't Worth It

You don't have to choose organic to avoid pesticides — you just have to know which foods to choose.

11 Genius Storage Solutions for Your Kid's Room

Kids' stuff can clutter up your home fast. Keep it under control (at least for a while!) with some clever and frugal storage solutions.

7 Times You Should Choose Private School Over Public

Private school will crimp even the healthiest family budget. When does leaving public school for private make sense?

5 Ways to Manage Costs While You're on Maternity Leave

Maternity benefits in the U.S. are definitely stingy. Learn some simple ways to cut costs to match the reduced income baby brings.

13 Parenting Hacks That Will Save You Time

Kids have voracious appetites — for their parents' time. Claw some of it back with this collection of daily kidcare shortcuts and family-life time-savers.

12 More Things People Who Make a Lot of Money Do

It turns out that high earners share a lot of habits that help them succeed. How many of these habits are yours?

11 Small Ways to Make Your Mom Happy

Easy and frugal ways to bring a big smile to your mother's face.

5 Scientific Reasons to Ditch the Luxury Brands

Expensive is better, right? Our brains certainly think so, and that can cost us plenty. Learn how your brain deceives you and resist the splurge.

Never Use Cash for These 11 Things

Living the cash-only lifestyle can be good for your budget — except when it isn't. Learn why some purchases are best made on credit.

The 29 Companies With the Best Maternity Benefits

The U.S. is among the few countries that doesn't mandate paid maternity leave. These 29 companies offer generous maternity benefits anyway.

8 Hours? 9 Hours? This Is How Much Sleep You REALLY Need

Home many ZZZ's does a person really it need? The answer is "it depends and it's probably less than you think."

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.