I'm a freelance blogger, writer and editor who discovered finance just early enough to avoid getting into major money trouble. Now I'm seeking the path toward financial freedom - and writing about it as I go.
Before you hit the dusty trail, you should know a thing or two — or 20 — about having a safe and enjoyable hike.
A good day's work doesn't have to mean long hours and endless labor. Find out how doing less helps you accomplish more.
Summer is moving season for lots of us. Make sure you land in the right place by avoiding some common rental miscues.
Our bodies take a beating in ways we don't always realize. Are you guilty of these poor health harbingers?
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder — the most important one being you! Stop getting hung up on these silly beauty rules.
Pedal yourself to big savings by taking to two wheels. You'll enjoy the wind in your hair, the extra dough in your pockets, and some easy fitness.
Pets soon become family — which means more often than not, you'll pony up. Start saving now for these pet expenses you can't avoid.
Sure, we all sometimes fantasize about quitting our jobs in a grandiose display of moving on — but these people actually did!
Nobody wants to get duped, whether by someone we know or someone we don't. Learn to recognize these tell tale signs of a phony.
You know exercise is good for physical fitness, but it's good for so much else. Get moving and start reaping the benefits!
If you're fit and healthy and don't mind some hassle and probing questions, you can earn extra income selling little vials of medical grade you.
You know why Hipsters ride fixies? One gear is cheaper than 10. That and more frugal lessons from the latest edition of youth counter-culture.
If you want to get better at managing your money, watch what you say.
Money is complicated and advice is often welcome. Just know that much of the money advice you hear may actually cost you. A lot.
Understanding this key credit scoring ratio may be the secret to unlocking a higher credit score. The math is simple, and so is the strategy.
Guess what? Good hygiene means good health as well as good cleanliness. Clean up your act, inside and out.
Consumer credit is a wonderful convenience. It can also be a terrible burden. Learn to identify the signs of a burdensome credit relationship.
It's easy to buy a lot of calories for little (just eat junk food). Guess what? It's also easy to buy a lot of nutrition for a little money.
Six reasons a cool glass of water is always the right choice when you're thirsty (and it's probably cheaper than these unhealthful beverages, too).
Sure, you could stuff your money into a mattress, but these 12 savings vehicles keep your money safe and they help it grow a little.