One writer was taught when she was very young — it's a commitment to the little things that makes the big things work.
by: Tara Struyk | channel: Frugal Living
With the Internet and other resources, it can be easy to solve problems without actual problem solving. Learn why you should do things the hard way.
by: Tara Struyk | channel: Personal Development
Winnie the Pooh has remained one of the most endearing characters in children's literature — but there's a lot he can teach us adults about money, too.
by: Tara Struyk | channel: Personal Finance
Spending money can be a lot of fun, especially when credit keeps things going. It begs a very simple question — why bother getting out of debt?
by: Tara Struyk | channel: Debt Management
If getting things done is so important, why does doing nothing feel so good? Discover how to do less — and become happier and more productive.
If a top hedge fund manager takes out his garbage, you could say that it cost him more than $100,000. What is your time worth?
by: Tara Struyk | channel: Personal Finance, Productivity
Life will always have frustrations and disappointments. But if you follow these suggestions, it'll be easier to approach any setback with positivity and joy.
Need to measure a building? Escape from a blender? Give an opinion on garden gnomes? Learn how to answer these and other odd interview questions.
by: Tara Struyk | channel: Job Hunting
Those coveted post-work years can be sweet, but don’t kid yourself — it’ll take a lot of hard work to get there.
by: Tara Struyk | channel: Retirement
Women's move into the workforce was all about choice. So why do so many parents now feel like they don't have the option to stay at home?
by: Tara Struyk | channel: Budgeting, Family
The way we deal with money in relationships is often a sign of how we deal with other things in life. But if you're aware of potential problems, you can change.
by: Tara Struyk | channel: Personal Finance, Family
The portions are big, and the food is reliably the same...but is it worth it to eat at chain restaurants? One writer says no.
by: Tara Struyk | channel: Food and Drink
Unlike the external indicators of wealth we all tend to recognize, net worth is a true indicator of where you stand financially. Find out yours.
Don't be intimidated by homemade bread! Making your own delicious, frugal, and fresh loaves can be simple if you know where to start.
The next time you're listless, grumpy, or just plain bored, follow these suggestions to spend your time, rather than spending money.
by: Tara Struyk | channel: Entertainment
Whether you've landed a new job or your current one is awful, follow these steps to ensure that when you leave, you're covered financially and emotionally.
by: Tara Struyk | channel: Career Building
What do the iconic stone statues and barren landscape of Easter Island have to do with modern financial planning? As it turns out, quite a lot.
At 94, my grandmother is as independent, effervescent, and opinionated as ever, and she has some good (and surprising) advice about making decisions.
Don't worry if you're not a runner — these lessons can help you achieve your goals no matter what you're trying to do.
Saving money is great — but sometimes, it can be taken too far. Are you crossing the line from savvy frugality into miserly cheapness?
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