Homeschooler to 5, work-at-home writer, farmer, 1099 Mom.
Living frugally often means finding the lowest cost option, but for products and services like these, it usually pays to pay more.
The gadget and tech markets move fast, so it's easy to get caught up and click "buy." Avoid buyer's remorse by choosing quality and value, first.
If your goal is to land your dream job — congrats! Goal-setting is half the battle. Now go out there and get it done.
The fines for going without health insurance are ticking up this year. Are you covered or will you pay a fine?
Taking care of a few simple home repairs and improvements can protect you and your family from minor accidents — or much worse.
Buying a mattress seems like it should be easy, but from foam density to negotiating ploys, there's a lot that goes into a good night's rest.
Flour, oil, spices, rice — every basic pantry has those. Up your pantry-ante with these specialty aisle must-haves that make any meal memorable.
There's no room in the armed forces for clutter and mess. Learn how to keep your place ship-shape with these secrets of military cleanliness.
Whether you're speaking to one person or a hundred, you've got to keep your audience engaged. Try these tricks of the toastmaster at your next talk.
Unless you've got an extra deep retirement fund (and no allergies), you should probably cross these potential retirement locales off your list.
For the frugal bride and groom, winter is the right time to wed. Savings are substantial and the setting is unique and memorable.
With the holidays approaching the last thing on your mind is next year's lawn. Prep your yard now to save time and money on landscaping next spring.
Just two weekends until Halloween! That's plenty of time to put together one or two of these clever, trendy costumes.
After years of hard work, diligent saving, and careful planning the big day finally arrives and you've retired. Now what?
The 80/20 rule applies to budgeting, too — 80% of your spend goes to 20% of your expenses. If you can cut those big costs, the savings are big, too.
Maybe you're sentimental, or maybe you subscribe to "out of sight, out of mind," but whatever the reason, stop hanging onto your old junk!
When couples get hitched, so do their separate finances. Here's how to bring the money together without ripping the marriage apart.
Our ears aren't actually very reliable when it comes to sensing gossip and busybodies. Here's what to look for instead of toasty earlobes.
Here's yet another reason to give up on multitasking — plus a simple productivity plan to do instead to help you get stuff done.
Science has figured out why showers make us creative ("a-ha!"), and you can use this insight to create lots more "Eureka!" moments, too.
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