What are annuities, and how can they work for your retirement plan? Here, we break down the basic types of annuities so you can decide which -- if any -- fit in your own financial roadmap.
Your dentist may have recommended you buy an electric toothbrush. But with handles starting at $30 and the constant need for expensive replacement brush heads, do you really need to make the investment?
On the surface, running is certainly one of the cheapest forms of exercise. There’s no gym membership, no contract, no heavy equipment required.
But running shoes can be expensive! With sport sneakers ranging from $30 to $300, what do you have to spend to get a decent pair?
You spend about a third of your life asleep -- so a good mattress is a good investment.
Buying one in person can be CRAZY expensive... but are those online mattress companies legit?
Thinking of taking your freelance business to the next level? Here are some things to consider before you make the big jump.
When you drive 2,500 miles in five days, which I recently did as part of an epic summer road trip, you get really familiar with fueling stations.
So why, exactly, are some of them selling ethanol-free gas -- and is it worth the upcharge?
Curious about how to become a freelance writer? This successful freelancer shares a step-by-step guide to making a living writing.
When it comes to your wallet, not all pets are created equally. From fancy diets to vet bills, different types of animals command different price tags. And those costs can add up significantly over the course of their lifetimes.
So we crunched the numbers on several of the most popular companions to see which will work best for your family’s budget.
I walked through the 3,500-year-old Lion Gate at Mycenae, the ancient stomping grounds of Agamemnon. At the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, I discovered Homer's wealth of golden treasures. I ate lamb chops swimming in fresh olive oil and oregano, and wandered through the meat market as the hawkers goaded and squawked.
I spent three glorious weeks in Athens, Greece -- and spent only $2,000 USD. Here's how.
You know you've got to wear sunscreen -- but which one offers the most protection? The answer might suprise you.
The doctor had my empty skin in fistfuls, pulling my flesh together at the center of my body. The corset of his hands exaggerated my natural curves unnaturally, making me look wasp-waisted and wrong.
“Just look how pleasing she would be,” he remarked, surprising me with the third person. He was not addressing me, but looking past me in the mirror to meet the eyes of my then-boyfriend.
You may think a travel specialist is outside of your vacation budget. But you might be surprised at how much a professional trip planner can simplify your life -- and how affordably she can do so.
"Seven Year Pen," you say? This aggressive writer takes the claim to task.
Millennials are the first generation in recent memory likely to live with their parents well into their 20s.
But you don't have to! Here are seven easy ways to make extra money and get on your own two feet -- fast.
Winter's snow-dusted wonderland is lovely, of course. But after weeks of white, we could all use a refreshing pop of color.
Here are some of our favorite affordable spots to catch our favorite harbinger of warmer weather – the colorful blooms of wildflowers.