Jennifer Christine

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10 Ways You're Blowing Your Paycheck Before You're Even Paid

It's not easy to keep track of where your money is going each month (though a budget is a great place to start). Still, if you want to regain any …

9 basic pieces of money-saving advice that no one follows, but everyone should

Often, the thing that's best for us is the thing we really don't want to do.<p>Saving more and spending less is boring; why do that when you can have fun <i>now</i>?<p>Well, you know what else sounds boring? Working for the next 50 years.<p>There are some very basic pieces of money advice that experts give, but no …

54 Ways to Save Money

General Savings Tips<p><b>Build an emergency fund.</b> It can make all the difference. Low-income families with at least $500 in an emergency fund are better …

Personal Finance

17 things keeping you from getting rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

In addition to boiling down the "secret" to building wealth in 13 principles, he revealed 30 "major causes of failure" that hold many of us back from getting rich.<p>Here are 17 that are still relevant today.

10 Ways to Cut $500 off Your Monthly Bills

<i>By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist</i><p>Surely, you've heard the advice to cut out discretionary expenses -- such as a daily latte -- to save money. It's true that those small savings can add up and provide a little more wiggle room in your budget.<p>But what about those necessary expenditures -- the bills …

9 Reasons Why You Should Take a Gap Year

High five! You (finally) got that diploma in your hand and scored some awesome graduation gifts. So, what’s next? Many head off to college with a big ol’ smile on their face, graduate and land their dream job. But sometimes jumping right into college can be a scary thing and you want to live a …

Persistent Starting, Personal Finance, and the Rest of Your Life

So, like most people my age in the sandwich generation, I have this long list of things I’d like to do but never seem to really have time for. I have …

Money-smart kids: What our summer interns learned about personal finance

Every year, I take our Kiplinger interns out to lunch and ask them two general questions: What did you learn during your time with us, and what advice would you give your fellow college students about managing money?<p>For years, the No. 1 lesson learned has been to save early for retirement. But this …

Most Common Mistakes Personal Trainers See in the Gym

To the average person walking through the gym, everything might look just fine. You'll spot people on cardio machines, others lifting weights and some people wandering around--and nothing will really seem out of place.<p>To a certified personal trainer with years of experience, however, a typical walk …

Ways to Beautify Your Household Through Wood DIY Projects

Probably the fastest way to improve your interior design in a superb timeless manner is by introducing new textures. Simple and magnificent ways to …

7 pillars of minimalist Web design

To be most effective, a minimal design framework needs a solid backbone. The key components of visual organization include a strong grid, visual balance, and close attention to alignment.<p>A strong grid is the foundation for organization. The grid – built through tactically using negative space – …

UI Design

5 Scrumptious Desserts You Can Make Ahead And Bring Anywhere

<i>No matter if you're walking down the block or driving an hour, when you get to the party, these unfussy treats will still look -- and taste -- great.</i><p>By Lynn Andriani

These Guys Are Taking Costco’s Garbage and Using It to Help Grow Your Garden

There are more ways than ever to combat the massive problem of food waste—a new grocery store selling food otherwise destined for a dumpster, a …

5 Prototyping Tips That Will Improve Your Process

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: In the middle of a design presentation, a puzzled audience member raises their hand and asks, <i>Why is all the copy in</i> …

Web Design

You can build an iPhone 6 projector for less than $10

Projectors aren’t cheap, but what if I told you that you could build one for your iPhone with some stray materials laying around your house? <i>Business</i> …

Food Shift

Published: May 1, 2015<br>Author: Christopher Cook<br>Topics: Climate Change, Ecology, and Sustainability, Farming, Food, and Alcohol<br>Locations: California, …

Guerilla Furniture Design: making your home beautiful with waste materials

Holman learned his craft while residing at Arcosanti, the utopian design-community in the Arizona desert that is meant to be a beta-version of an …

The 15 Nutrients All Runners Need

When you want to run strong, your diet can play an important role in reaching your goals. That means ditching the salty snacks and pumping up your meals with wholesome, fresh foods—the fruits, vegetables, meats, whole grains, and legumes you've come to love. Here are 15 nutrients health-minded …

Apple digs in on green with China solar, US forest projects

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — In a quest to be more green, Apple says it is investing in Chinese solar power and preserving forests that make …

Renewable Energy

Urban Farm

Leaf Ninjas believes one of the best ways to build community is around food. Growing crops, sharing harvests, trading preserves and cooking meals …

16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

Best coast?

Hiking

A new model for planning sustainable cities

Much has been written about the importance of making our cities healthy and liveable. These types of cities are indeed designed for a variety of good …

2015 Tours of a Lifetime

Travel Photography

The Meld smart knob takes over your stove to do the cooking

Unless you're a professional chef, cooking food at the right temperature can be trickier than it sounds, especially on a stove. While ovens let you set an exact heat, cooking on a burner requires lots of adjustments as you try to find that sweet spot for simmering a stew or poaching an egg. Now, …

Distractify

How You Can Travel The World & Learn About Organic Farming At The Same Time

I'm in!<p>While there may be some dogs on the properties you visit WWOOFING is not the kind that is typically associated with barking dogs or other …

UN Report Says Small-Scale Organic Farming Only Way to Feed the World

The cover of the report looks like that of a blockbuster documentary or Hollywood movie, and the dramatic nature of the title cannot be understated: …

Agriculture

SkyGreens Vertical Farm - A compact solution to low-impact food production.

World’s first low carbon hydraulic water-driven, tropical vegetable urban vertical farm, using green urban solutions to achieve enhanced green …