Jennifer S.

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6 Things That Kill Your Organizing Game

Does organizing bewilder you? These six sneaky mistakes might be the reason why.<p><b>1. Reading about organizing... but never actually doing it.</b><p>It's no secret we're big fans of Marie Kondo here at <i>House Beautiful</i> — but reading about organizing is <i>definitely</i> not the same as doing. Get inspired! But don't …

Cleaning

29 Boredom Busters Your Kids Will Actually Love

Because you refuse to hear the b-word.

Crochet Pattern: Classic Square Coaster

Here is a coaster pattern that is great for beginners! Instead of a basic square crocheted in rows, this coaster gives you practice crocheting in the …

How to approach teaching with a spirit of adventure

<b>EP08: Don’t let the hard parts of teaching steal your sense of accomplishment and keep you from recognizing the magnitude of the awesome work you’re</b> …

From videos in Japanese to news in German, language blogger Lindsay Dow recommends her favourite podcasts to keep you motivated and inspired while improving your skills<p>I became a language addict way back in the early noughties thanks to Shakira. Since then I’ve gone on to pursue a degree in French …

Language Learning

The podcast that taught me how to speak Korean

After freshman year of high school, I used my summer freedom to take a programming class. "I don't expect you guys to learn this language in two …

Why Owing the IRS is Better Than Receiving a Large Refund

Tax season is something that comes around the same time every year. Yet, it still creeps up on us and leaves us wondering if we’ll be getting a …

Pay Your Own Personal "Lottery" to Save Money Regularly

Lotteries are typically money drains at best and scams at worst. If you find yourself giving in to the habit (or if you don't!) you can improve your …

Personal Finance

How To Select A Financial Advisor (Hint: Avoid These Mistakes)

Now that a new year is before us, many have made New Year’s resolutions and goals. Financial goals are one of the most popular goals along with …

Top 10 Podcasts for Entrepreneurs to Learn Personal Finance From | Inc.com

Sometimes it can be hard for entrepreneurs to find the time for anything outside of work. Building a business takes a lot of work and mental resources. However, one thing you can easily incorporate into your daily routine to better yourself and your business is listening to podcasts. Since you can …

Entrepreneurship

Be Prepared: 5 Steps to Build Your Emergency Fund

Make it a priority.<p>We all know that saving money for the unexpected is a good idea, but it's easy to delay in favor of more pressing concerns. Take a …

How to Get the Best Deal When Buying New Appliances

Two years ago, my husband and I had to purchase the trifecta; a new refrigerator, washer, and dryer. Now, we are in the market for a new dishwasher, …

Financial Sense 301: Making it in The Real World

People used to believe that a college education was the ticket to getting a good job straight out of school and would help you meet all of your financial obligations. Most experts agree college is still worth the investment for the majority of students.<p>Today, many college grads are faced with …

Bad money habits to hide from your children

Bad habits, from nose-picking to hitting the booze or swearing at the TV can pass down through generations, but when they are related to money the …

How to actually save money on groceries without couponing

For being the money-saving addict that I am, I have found myself to be not very good at saving money when it comes to the grocery store.My two …

How to Live a Happier Financial Life

For Sunday WSJ Readers, a Few Parting Words of Wisdom<p>It all comes down to this.<p>I wrote for the first edition of The Wall Street Journal Sunday. It seems fitting I should help bring down the curtain.<p>Parting thoughts? With my final 750 words, here are five notions that—I believe—are indispensable to …

Wall Street

7 Ways Lifestyle Inflation Is Harming Your Finances

If you believe money is meant to be spent, not hoarded, and most of your financial decisions are based on the motto "you only live once," you may be …

The smartest decision you will ever make to achieve fluency - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips

Today I'm going to share the most important decision I have ever made in learning languages.<p>This choice changed me from a hopeless “I'm not talented …

Tips for Learning Non-European Languages - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips

<i>Now that the summer has wrapped up, it's time to dive back into language learning, and let's start with some thoughts on non-European languages! For</i> …