Articles on Lifestyle

How to Keep Peer Pressure From Destroying Your Finances

Keeping up with the Joneses is keeping too many of us in debt.

8 "Free" Things That Aren't

They say there is no such thing as a free lunch. For these other so-called freebies, "free" might actually cost you a pretty penny.

5 Ways to Restart Your Resolutions This Spring

Winter is a tough time to set and achieve your goals. Here's how to revive them this spring — or anytime.

Should You Move to a New City to Reduce Lifestyle Costs?

If high housing costs seem scary in your dream city, consider this — the lifestyle change may be worth the move!

11 Ways the Government Pays You to Live Green

The government can help you save green — by going green! Make these eco-friendly lifestyle changes today and watch your savings grow.

Americans Spend More Than Other Countries On These 10 Things

Americans are known to be big spenders. Here's how our spending habits stack up with the rest of the world.

Avoid These 7 Things When Living With Roommates

It's not easy making the rent, and for many, roommates are unavoidable. Let's try to make this arrangement as painless as possible, shall we?

How to Go From Two Incomes to One

A lost job, a new baby… You really can make the shift from two-income household to one with some easy budgeting tricks.

This Is How Americans Spent Their Money in the 1950s

Americans had a lot of fun spending money in the 1950s, almost as much fun as we do spending money today.

16 Everyday Things You Shouldn't Be Paying For

If you're still shelling out for any of these 16 commonly free things, you're throwing your money away.

3 Ways Good Sleep Makes You Wealthier

Being short on a few winks is bad for more than just your health. A bad night's sleep can lead to many harmful money mistakes, too.

8 Necessities That Will Be Cheaper in 2016

2015 was a great year — and 2016 looks even better. These eight buys will be cheaper in the New Year.

8 Money Moves to Make When You Find Out You're Pregnant

Congratulations, parents! Make these money moves now to prepare for your little bundle of joy.

6 Ways Sloth Is Keeping You Poor

There's a lot more to sloth than plain laziness — and a lot more ways it's costing you money.

8 Relationship Mistakes Everyone Makes

Think you're the only one having relationship problems? Nope. We're all making the same dating and relationship mistakes.

9 Ways Money Does Buy Happiness

Money can't buy happiness? Maybe you just don't know where to shop.

The 5 Best Exercise Mats

If you're looking to skip the gym and get fit at home, you need the right exercise mat. Try any of these five as part of your daily workout routine.

How Frugal Is Coconut Oil, Really?

Coconut oil might be the most-hyped super versatile product for food and beauty ever, but can you really afford to use it everywhere?

5 Simple Ways to Make a Hotel Feel Like Home

Working on the road can feel make you feel lost and lonely, but these homey hotel hacks will help you keep your routine.

5 Surprising Ways to Save Money During Your Pregnancy

Save thousands of dollars with these tips from a mom who has been through it all.