Category: Featured

Featured

Crucial life lessons I learned from the pandemic

Written by:

It’s been more than a year since Corona hurled into our lives and upended everything we know. It has been a crazy year- at times, it …

Featured

Hiring a financial adviser? Avoid these red flags at all costs

Written by:

Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme stole over $65 billion from 11,000 investors. These were successful individuals and institutions with millions to invest, so how did they all …

Featured

Breathtaking must-see places in America’s last frontier

Written by:

Aptly titled, due to the extreme conditions, undeveloped land, and endless beauty. It’s an outdoor enthusiast’s dream come true, but it’s surprisingly friendly to those who …

Featured

American cities with the most crime

Written by:

The chance of being a victim of property crime has fallen. An analysis of the FBI’s most recent data indicates that the average property crime rate …

Featured

27 cheap date night ideas

Written by:

Going on a date can be a lot of fun. Unfortunately, it can also put a big dent in your bank account. These days the average …

Featured

Do you share a city with America’s worst drivers?

Written by:

As cities reopen this year, many of us are eager to get “back to normal” after a year of uncertainty and isolation. A semblance of life …

Featured

10 privacy killers that seemed like a good idea at first

Written by:

Innovation can create new problems, and often even new industries. Two and half millennia after the invention of the wheel, we have traffic jams–made possible by …

Featured

Here’s what cozy, charming & other real estate terms really mean

Written by:

As you read real estate listings, you may come across industry jargon and certain catchphrases again and again. Paying attention to and understanding these terms can …

Featured

These extravagant RVs will set you back $1M or more

Written by:

Living in an RV might be a way to cut expenses or have a minimalist lifestyle, but not all RVs are created equal. Did you know there are multi-million dollar …

Featured

3 ways doom scrolling is affecting your budget

Written by:

Facebook went live to the public in 2006 and anyone 13 or over could create an account. More than a decade later, most people’s lives include …

Featured

Here’s what you get when you cross your Thanksgiving turkey with hot dogs

Written by:

A giant turkey in the center of the table is a Thanksgiving tradition, but if you’re getting tired of the same flavor year after year, Reynolds Wrap has …

Featured

The ultimate guide to maternity leave

Written by:

Many businesses consider maternity leave to be an added expense, so they don’t offer it to their employees if they’re not required to do so. They …

Featured

How to save on your next beach vacation

Written by:

I started writing this post-mid-August while I was on vacation. Don’t worry; I also did plenty of relaxing, and I felt like I’d been relaxing a …

Featured

Everything you need to know about renting an RV

Written by:

Traveling and even living in a recreational vehicle (RV) has exploded in popularity over the past few years. While RVing has been popular for a while, …

Featured

Stuffed Brussels sprouts for the holidays? Yes, please!

Written by:

Brussels sprouts get a bad rap in the food world. We picture them as mushy and pungent, something yucky you had to force down as a …

Featured

So you’ve gone minimalist. Now what?

Written by:

You see it in the aisles of Target, on HGTV, or that Instagram-friendly cafe by work. The clear, stark interior design, with a single accent piece. …

Featured

Garage conversion ideas worth the effort

Written by:

Consider this: You’ve decided you need more living space, but maybe you’ve priced out building a new addition onto your home and it’s simply not practical—or …

FeaturedLifestyle

This year’s ‘worst’ ugly holiday sweaters on Amazon

Written by:

Best of the worst Amazon ugly holiday sweater When it comes to holiday sweaters, the uglier, the better. Sometimes, that’ll mean embracing cheesy puns, gaudy patterns, …

Featured

6 bad habits that are keeping you from building that all-important emergency fund

Written by:

Have you tried to save at least 3 to 6 months’ worth of living expenses in an emergency savings account for years without success? If so, …

Featured

Here’s how Americans really like to eat their potatoes

Written by:

No matter if you pronounce it potato or “patato,” this beloved vegetable is a favorite for many Americans. But how do Americans prefer to eat their …

Featured

Drivers of these cars get the most DUIs

Written by:

With the holiday season just around the corner, Americans should prepare for congested roads, inclement weather, and, unfortunately, higher rates of driving under the influence. Before …

Featured

Want Baby Yoda Christmas cookies? Just chop off that angel cookie’s head

Written by:

Ever since the premiere of “Star Wars: The Mandalorian” on Disney Plus, people have been going absolutely crazy over Baby Yoda, known more officially as “The Child.” The pint-sized …

Featured

Choosing the right debt repayment plan that fits you

Written by:

Getting an education, driving your new car off the lot, buying a home—it can sometimes feel like every big life step comes with a little thing …

Featured

Want to zip line to dinner? You can at this beach resort

Written by:

Most nights, your drive to dinner might involve a little traffic, maybe a few tolls and some parking headaches. But the team at Soneva Fushi, a resort …

Featured

Love Glossier? What to know about this year’s big sale

Written by:

Finding a sale at Glossier is rare. Founded in 2012, the popular beauty brand revolutionized the way we shop for makeup and skincare. Affordable, accessible and, most importantly, transformative …

Featured

Sausage tortellini soup is a cozy dish you’ll want to make all winter long

Written by:

As French master chef Louis P. De Gouy once said, “Soup is the song of the hearth … and the home.” And this recipe for sausage …

Featured

How to make a Christmas ornament advent calendar

Written by:

If you’ve never used an Advent calendar to count down to Christmas, you’re missing out! The calendars are a fun way to get into the holiday spirit by …

Featured

Want to retire rich? Here’s what you need to know

Written by:

We have all heard the phrase “time in the market trumps timing the market.” That phrase simply means that timing the market is a fool’s errand. …

Featured

How to have big fun at your small wedding

Written by:

Last year, we all learned how to pivot in ways we never expected. Not only did we learn how to Zoom and work from home, but many couples …

Featured

Why having emergency savings should be a financial priority

Written by:

Life can be unpredictable, and financial setbacks can crop up at any time–whether that’s a job loss, medical or dental bills, a fender bender or a …