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Sarah Winfrey

Sarah was born to frugal parents, so she's been learning how to save money since before she could walk. See more of her writing at SarahWinfrey.com.

Latest articles by Sarah Winfrey

5 Easy Things Science Says You Should Do for Your Body Every Day

Being healthy doesn't have to require a lot of hard work. Improve your health and your wellbeing with some simple steps anyone can take.

Using These 5 Words Will Help You Feel More Successful

There's no one surefire secret to success — but you can sound the part by adding these confident, professional words to your lexicon.

6 Skills That Helped Your Boss Get Ahead

Ever wonder how those at the top got there? Follow in their footsteps with these job skills and you will get there, too.

7 Signs You're Working for an Impossible Boss

Whether your boss is a tyrant or a poor listener, these management types are never fun to deal with. How impossible is your boss?

10 Ways Even Shy People Can Fake Confidence and Get Ahead

Fake it 'til you make it is a lot easier said than done. Even shrinking violets can exude confidence with these simple posture and speech hacks.

7 Secret Cheap Steak Cuts You Should Be Asking For

You don’t need to be flush to satisfy a craving for steak. Ask your butcher for one of these cheaper but still delicious cuts instead.

8 Old School Manners We Want Back

Graciousness and gratitude are harder to come by these days — but these old school manners really are timeless. Let's bring them back!

How to Have a Great Wedding if You Haven't Saved Enough

No need to break the bank walking down the aisle. You really can have an unforgettable wedding — even on the teeniest of budgets.

6 Tips to Win Any Argument

Love it or hate it, conflict is a part of life. Next time you go toe-to-toe, be prepared to win with some tried and true argument winning tactics.

How to Deal When Your Spouse is Suffering From Burnout

Your spouse is stressed and overworked and it's hard on everyone. Don't feel hopeless — stay positive and take care of yourself, too.

Dishwasher Smells Bad? Here's How to Fix It

Yikes! Dishwasher smelling a little foul these days? It's a simple fix —anyone can do it!

Which Workout Foods Are Actually Worth the Money?

With no shortage of diet bars and shakes on the market, how do you know what's worth the buy? It's all on the label.

7 Ways to Actually Take All Your Vacation Days This Year

Time off is good for employees and employers, but too many of us skip them. Get proactive about your days off and stop giving your time to the man!

5 Worst Mistakes Good Spouses Make

Marriage isn't easy and even in the best relationships, slip-ups happen. Keep your union strong by recognizing some common missteps — and fixing them.

Not So Fast! 5 Things You Must Do After Filing Taxes

You filed your taxes — hurray! — but you aren't done just yet. Here's what you need to do to wrap up tax season and prepare for next year.

6 Ways to Keep Your New Job Hunt Secret

You need a new job, but you don't want your current boss knowing that! Keep your search quiet and keep your job while you land a better one.

10 Important Reasons You Need to Cut Back on Screen Time

We love our smartphones and tablets, but that glow comes with some costs. Is it time to cut back for better health and happiness?

7 Reasons You Should Check Your Luggage

If you find an airline that doesn't charge to check, take them up on it. You'll wait a moment at the carousel, but the rest of the trip's a breeze.

6 Times When It's Okay to Take a Loan

There's nothing frugal about borrowing to support a lavish lifestyle. But for essential big purchases, it's okay to visit your bank.

6 Ways to Stay Motivated on the Job

It's easy to let the daily grind sap your motivation. Buck up, superstar, and dig deep. You already have everything you need to stay positive.