Articles on Lifestyle

5 Unexpected Costs of Political Activism

Protesters are out in force right now. And while taking a stand is important in many ways, there are financial and personal risks to consider.

Flashback Friday: 48 Ways to Master the Art of Decluttering in Time for Spring

Ready for some spring cleaning? Tap into your decluttering state of mind even before the snow melts.

10 Lifestyle Changes That Will Always Pay Off

Change is never easy — but the results are almost always worth the effort.

18 Ways Being Too Nice Is Hurting Your Wallet

You will certainly catch more flies with honey, but you won't necessarily have more money.

10 Ways to Make the Most of Daylight Savings

You might be losing an hour of sleep on Sunday, but there are plenty of reasons to get psyched to spring ahead!

20 Ways Amazon's Alexa Can Make Your Life Easier

Amazon's Alexa can do a whole lot more than spout off fun facts — she can actually make your life easier!

14 Fun Ways to Spend a Snow Day Indoors

Winter days can be a drag, but with the right plan, you can turn the cabin fever into lots of fun.

11 Ways Freelancers and Telecommuters Can Make Friends and Network

Working from home has its perks, but let's face facts — it gets a bit lonesome.

Flashback Friday: 42 Ways the 7 Deadly Sins Are Keeping You Poor

Greed, pride, and the five other deadly sins might be the reason for your financial struggles.

25 Hobbies You Can Start for Under $10

Starting a new hobby should never drain your bank account. Luckily, there are a bunch that you can start for $10 or less.

5 Money Conversations Every Couple Should Have

Money may not buy happiness, but being honest and open about it can buy you a lot of relationship points.

6 Ways Lust Is Keeping You Poor

It's Valentine's Day and lust is lurking behind the cards and candy. Take those churchy warnings to heart — lust will leave you wanting.

Mental Tricks That Will Help You Hate Winter Less

With the endless falling of snow, winter can be a miserable time. Hate it a little less by adding these clever mental tricks to your arsenal.

3 Great Reasons to Choose a Secondhand Engagement Ring (and Where to Find One)

Engagement rings are notoriously expensive, but if you're willing to buy second hand, you can save thousands.

4 Reasons to Cut Yourself Some Slack Following a Financial Setback

The first step to bouncing back from a money mistake is to cut yourself some slack.

23 Frugal Living Resolutions Anyone Can Master

As the Champagne pops and the confetti flies, why not make some resolutions you can really keep this year?

Why a Mobile Home May Be Your Best Option for Affordable Housing

If it's affordable homeownership you're after, you may want to give mobile homes a second look. They're nicer than you think!

4 New Year's Resolutions Your Pet Wants You to Make

Fluffy and Fido are really, really hoping you'll keep these New Year's resolutions. Even better — they're good for you, too.

9 Frugal Gifts for the Person Who Needs a Nap

Question: Who in your life needs a nap? Answer: Everyone! Here's what to get them for the holidays.

Going Off the Grid Is a Lot Harder Than You Think

You may hear folks long for the simpler days of living "off-grid." But it wasn't necessarily that much simpler after all.