chores

The Easy Way to Set an Allowance That Won't Ruin Your Kid

Setting an allowance is complicated — you're teaching money values that will last a lifetime. Here's what to consider before you hand it over.

Ask the Readers: Do Your Kids Have Chores?

Tell us if your kids have chores and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

How to Have a Good Roommate Relationship

Cohabitating can save you a lot of money...but it's not worth it if your roommate is awful. Follow these tips for a good roomie relationship.

Chore Time: Allowances for Adults

Kids receive allowances for doing their chores. A similar system can be a great way to help adults budget for discretionary spending.

11 Ways to Have a Clean Place Without Cleaning

Hate cleaning? Don't do it! OK, you'll never be able to avoid cleaning entirely, but if you follow these tips, you can drastically reduce your scrubbing time.

4 Things to Consider Before Hiring Household Help

Outsourcing chores can help you maximize your free time and earning potential. Figure out whether hiring some help is the right choice for you.

Ask The Readers: Should Kids Get Paid For Doing Chores?

Tell us if kids should get paid for chores and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card and a hilarious new book, "Blacklisted from the PTA."

10 Ways to Do Less Laundry

Step away from the spin cycle! Here are ways to keep your laundry out of the washing machine for as long as humanly possible.

Germ Killin' Machine

Guarding against germs doesn't have to be a chemical-filled experience. To get rid of germs in your kitchen sponge (and there ARE germs in you kitchen sponge), do the following: [more]