December 13, 2013

You Don’t Regret the Good Small Choices

My children are going to be home in about fifteen minutes. I could go downstairs and ready a snack for them and set up a game or an art project for us, or I could tell them that their dad is pretty busy and instead work on some project so that I didn’t have to do it after they’re in bed tonight. I’m standing in the checkout line and I’m tempted by that pack of gum. […]

Is Moving Closer to Work Worth It?

It’s a classic problem for people who live in a city. Initially, they choose to live well outside the city because it’s less expensive to find housing. Eventually, they start to realize that it’s not the great deal they thought it was. The commute is long. If they’re driving a car into the city each day (usually, they are), the cost of gas and maintenance starts to add up. […]

UK man pays $735 for a photo of an Xbox One, or why I don’t use eBay

Claes BellEver disregard a few little words in an eBay description and lose hundreds of dollars? No, me either. But one UK man did. A19-year-old Briton bid $735 for what he thought was a Day One edition Xbox One for his young son for Christmas. […]

15 Frugal and Natural Ways to Fight Acne

Your body is amazing. It's in a constant state of adaptation and will change and react to its surroundings and environment. That's the good news. The bad news is that the constant state of change and the battle with the environment around you means that the body is always trying to flush unwanted dirt and toxins from itself. Which usually ends up as acne. […]

7 year-end tax tips to keep Uncle Sam out of your wallet

This article is a guest post from Maryalene LaPonsie. Maryalene has been writing professionally for more than a decade on a variety of subjects including life insurance and personal finance. She helps consumers navigate topics such as creating budgets, using credit wisely and protecting income and assets by making smart insurance choices. […]

5 Easy Ways to Take Better Care of Your Back

If you're glued to a desk for eight hours a day or stand for long periods at work, then you're probably no stranger to back pain. Just about everyone experiences this type of pain at some point. […]

Millionaire Interviews 15

Here's the latest in my series of millionaire interviews, discussions with everyday people who have practical tips and insights into growing and managing wealth. My questions are in bold italics and their responses follow in black. […]