Little House enjoys writing about personal finance, saving for a home purchase, and budgeting money wisely. Her goal is to share her personal finance knowledge with others.
From hand-cranking a flashlight to setting up solar panels to creating your own hydroelectric dam, generating your own electricity is totally achievable.
If you rent your home or apartment, renters insurance can provide you with coverage in case of robbery, natural disaster, and other unexpected situations.
Coffee wakes you up. But did you know it can also increase your happiness, save you money, and more? Discover why drinking coffee is such a good thing.
Since I don't like being weighed down by these precious metals or the idea of losing them, I've started saving all of my loose coins in a do-it-yourself piggy bank.
There are many great debates in the world: The chicken or the egg? John or Paul? Should you rent or not? This helps answer one of those.
From eco-friendly prefab kits to dwellings built out of other people's trash, the possibilities for building your own home are only limited by your imagination.
Trade your annual spring cleaning for deep-cleaning individual rooms more frequently to save time, lessen allergies, and keep your house looking great.
Sure, you can adhere to all of your bank's (potentially ridiculous) rules to avoid rising fees...or you can start searching for a new bank.
As holiday stress levels rise, drivers can get careless. Add in bad weather, and things can get downright dangerous. Follow these suggestions to arrive at your destination safely.
Every year I struggle to find meaningful gifts for relatives that they will appreciate instead of adding to the clutter of "stuff" they own. Here are a few of my favorite ideas.
I don't fly or travel frequently enough to make the most of rewards points, but I still like earning them with the notion that someday I might be able to take advantage of them. [more]
Electronic messages are fast but impersonal. Learn why you should send a friendly letter instead.
This "jolly" season can become overwhelming when you shop, but these tips can help you avoid getting caught up in the hustle and bustle.
Recently we've grown tired of traveling to big, traditional Thanksgiving gatherings, so we decided to create new traditions for just the two of us.
I thought I had my DIY move totally budgeted, only to be hit with hidden costs.
It's few days before Halloween, and I have given barely a thought to what I'll wear...but I have some great ideas.
With a move on the horizon, from residential house to suburban apartment, I realize I can't forgo the garden.
Here's a simple timeline for sorting and decluttering painlessly with a three-phase strategy: 3-month plan, 6-month plan, and the year-or-more plan.
My passion for bike riding and general common sense as a driver helped me navigate my town's busy streets and traffic clogged arteries. There were a few safety items I had to keep
Living on a fluctuating income can wreak havoc on a person's finances. I should know; my income is slightly erratic from season to season.