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.
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.
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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.
It's almost impossible to avoid these 11 food additives in a modern, processed-food diet. Learn what else is in your food besides food.
It's easy to sell the best house on the block — clean it up, stage it, and list it. This is how you sell the worst.
When it comes to budgeting, play the percentages to find a spending plan that works for you, whatever your situation.
Email has transformed how we work. That is, it has if you can avoid making any of these dumb email mistakes.
A recent study found that daughters of fathers who help with household chores are more ambitious. Try more ways to encourage children to aim high.
Been dieting and exercising but still can't shed the fat? One of these dumb things might be keeping the weight on.
Learn about KFC's secret chicken vault and other fascinating facts about the world's most secure rooms.
A partnership is all about not going it alone — even when it comes to money. For a happier union, include your partner in the planning with these suggestions.
Getting more done doesn't necessarily mean working more. Follow these tips to get more done in less time — and feel great.
Get a jumpstart on your investing career by avoiding these common beginner's mistakes.
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