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Linsey Knerl

Homeschooler to 5, work-at-home writer, farmer, 1099 Mom.

Latest articles by Linsey Knerl

The One Tool That Assures You Never Pay Too Much for Groceries

Don't just guess that an advertised price is a deal — track prices on frequent purchases over time so you know when a deal really is a deal.

6 Surprising Ways Your Smartphone Can Keep You and Your Family Safe

From hurricane warnings to food safety advice, there's an app for that. Protect you and your family from a world of dangers with your smartphone.

40 Restaurants That Offer Senior Discounts

What a drag it is getting old — except for the discounts. Bookmark this list and never forget where seniors can eat for cheaper.

8 Ways to Take a Break at Work (and Still Look Busy)

Taking breaks at work makes us happier and more productive — but justifying those breaks can be hard. Here are eight ways to make 'em happen.

The Only Fruits and Veggies Worth Growing Yourself

Gardening is fun and satisfying, but why not go for the fruits and vegetables that offer the most value, too?

The Best and Worst Times to Go Grocery Shopping

Maximize your shopping efficiency and minimize your food spending by mastering the art of grocery store timing.

Make Your Computer Last (Almost) Forever With Some Simple Tricks

Computer makers expect you to buy a new one every three years or so. That's nuts! Extend the life of your machine with some basic maintenance.

6 Things the IRS Doesn't Want You to Know About Them

The IRS probably won't ever audit you. Learn why that's the case, along with five other surprising facts about the government tax collectors.

Infographic: Always Know Who Should Pick Up the Check

It can be tricky deciding who picks up the tab after dinner. Follow these simple guidelines to ensure you pay in the right situations.

4 Surprising Places to Find Deals on Health Care

A Groupon for hip replacement? We're not quite there yet, but in the meanwhile, here's how the Internet is changing the health care market.

10 Things That Improve Your Health in Your Home Office

Are you sick of work...or is work making you sick? Try some simple home office changes that can help you feel better — and be more productive.

Are Your Lights Making You Tired?

Do you lose your energy and glow every afternoon? Or do you have trouble getting to sleep at night? Your problem could be your lights.

Why You Should Never Feel Guilty About Eating Ice Cream

Nobody really needs a reason to eat ice cream, but just in case, here are five — plus the science behind why you get brain freeze!

Everything You Need to Know About Unemployment Insurance

Unemployment remains high, even years after the Great Recession. If the worst happens with your job, here's how to get help.

4 Reasons Why Starting a Small Business is Easier than You Think

I started a thriving business at home doing what I love. Learn how you can overcome the common excuses and do the same!

You CAN Learn a New Language — Just Use One of These 3 Apps

Learning a language requires time and effort, but with these apps make it easy as it can be. The best part? Some of them are free!

5 Great Ways to Network That Don't Feel Sleazy

Referrals and facetime are great ways to land new clients (or a new job) — but you don't have to be a phony. Put yourself out there with these tips!

Make Your Fridge Last (Almost) Forever With These 8 Tips

Take care of your fridge, and it will take care of your food for years and years. Start with these simple refrigerator maintenance tricks.

The Only 3 Budgeting Apps You Need to Know About

Getting control of your money is a lot easier with a budget, and these budgeting apps make the process super simple.

11 Frugal Ways to Land a Client

Impress your clients with these unique and budget-friendly networking ideas.

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