The internet is a treasure trove if you’re looking for travel deals that can help you save on your next trip. Want to travel for
When you hire a financial advisor to help you manage your money, they’re recommending the best investments to help you achieve your financial goals, right? Well, not
In late 2016, I achieved a writing milestone I was particularly proud of: I secured my own column in my state’s biggest newspaper, the Indianapolis
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If you believe everything you read in the Lowe’s or Home Depot mailer, you probably think you need a new grill, decorative stones leading to your glamorous
While everyone has their own savings strategies when it comes to groceries and household goods, I tend to take the easy route. Instead of driving
With spring in full swing and summer on its way, people are busy sprucing up their home’s outdoor areas. Perhaps you’ve cleaned out your garage,
Ever since the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), Americans have shown a renewed interest in health savings accounts, or HSAs.
While I have wanted a summer garden for what seems like forever, I never made the time to build one until we moved into our
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If you hope to retire one day, and you’re not one of the lucky few with an old-school pension, saving and investing regularly isn’t an
While there are plenty of different budgeting strategies to try, my personal favorite is the zero-sum budget. This type of budget isn’t hard to implement,
While the U.S. economy has been adding jobs every month since late 2010 and several key indicators point to strong economic growth, plenty of Americans still struggle.
Let’s start this off with a disclaimer: I’m not the world’s most religious woman. I believe in God – the idea that we have a
If you’re like many middle-class Americans, you’ve worked hard to get ahead and earn more money. And even if your progress is slow, you’re (hopefully)
Earlier this year, my husband and I ordered a wooden shed for our yard. This decision took more than a year to make, mostly because
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