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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

People Who Love Their Bodies Do These 12 Things — Do You?

You don't have to look like a runway model to love the body you have. Start treating it with the care you both deserve.

Are You a Doormat? 17 Things Assertive People Never Say

There's nothing wrong with being easy-going, but if too many of these phrases are familiar, you may be selling yourself short. Start stepping up!

6 Self Help Mantras That Actually Hurt

The Internet is awash in self-help advice and "mantras." Unfortunately, a lot of it just doesn't work. Like these.

The 7 Stages of Procrastination (Read This Right Now!)

Get more done and like yourself more by understanding — and overcoming — the seven stages of procrastination.

7 Mantras to Sharpen Your Resolve to Downsize and Declutter

Boost your decluttering efforts by tidying your mind with a clear mantra and stay focused on keeping only the things that satisfy your goals, wants, and desires.

The One Word You Need to Get Rid of for a Better Life

Research proves it — removing this one word from your vocabulary can change your life.

Trading Options Is a Sound Investment (and It's Simpler Than You Think!)

If mutual funds and individual stocks are passe, take a look at options. They're a lot less complicated than you think.

9 Ways to Invest in Yourself

Take the time — and the money — to improve and maintain your own best asset: you! After all, you're the only you you have.

How to Navigate 4 Tricky Family Money Situations

Mixing money matters and family dynamics can make gatherings more awkward than usual. Learn to manage both for happier finances and family.

Exchange Traded Funds: The Low-Fee Investment Option You Don't Know About

Wait! Exchange Traded Funds are lot more exciting and interesting than you might think. Read on to find out why!

5 Ways You're Sabatoging Yourself — and How to Stop

Ever wonder why your projects never get done and your relationships are always in turmoil? Maybe it's you. The good news? You have the power to fix it.

7 Killer Ways to Really, Actually Lose Weight

There's a lot of weight loss advice out there that's either unsustainable or doesn't deliver results. Learn what really works — and how it could help you.

Science Shows You Need to Work Less — Here's Why

If you've been looking for ways to convince your boss to let you work fewer or more flexible hours — for the same pay — send him this link.

This Is the Secret to Buying Electronics for Cheap

New gadgets are great — except for the price. But if you don't mind doing some homework, you can get recent-vintage gear at a great discount.

The First Thing You Need to Work on If You Want a Better Relationship

Science shows that good partnerships are correlated with overall happiness, and working on this one thing can make your relationship even better.

How to Turn Your Black Thumb Green

Don't let past failures keep you out of the garden this year. Grow your own flowers, veggies, and herbs with these simple tricks!

How to Get All of the Benefits of Your Credit Cards — and None of the Costs

Credit card companies know that consumers can't resist shiny rewards programs. Learn how to get the rewards, with none of the guilt (or debt!).

26 Quick Ways to Have Fun (No Matter Where You Are)

Take one of these quick breaks from your stressful routine and have a little fun. You'll return refreshed, invigorated, and in a better mental place to get 'er done.

Do You "Want" to Be Happy? Then Here's What You Need to Do.

Always feeling like you want something is not the key to a joyful life. Learn how to curb the urge to acquire and achieve the happiness you deserve.

5 Things You’re Overpaying For on Your Vacation

Most people are wasting hundreds or even thousands of dollars on these common money traps. Are you?