John Pfisterer

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Mom Creates Kid-Friendly Way To Learn About Money — And It’s Genius

This mom’s financial lesson to her daughter is completely brilliant<p>Remember when you first started earning a paycheck and had to learn how to budget …

21 Borderline Genius Bullet Journal Spreads For Tracking Your Finances

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Personal Finance

What America is getting wrong about three important words in the Second Amendment

On Wednesday night, CNN hosted a town hall about gun violence with members of the community of Parkland, Florida, which only a week earlier had experienced a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Seventeen students and teachers lost their lives.<p>The town hall was remarkable in many …

Guns

9 Alexa tips for music lovers

If you love music and your Alexa speaker, here are nine things you should know.<p>Simple as it may be, streaming music is one of Alexa's key features, largely because it does it so well. Alexa removes a lot of the friction that used to exist when trying to play music throughout your home. You no …

Smart Homes

How To: Use Google Voice as a 'Burner' Number

No matter your reasons, you might need a second phone number that's a little more disposable than your primary number — a "burner" number, so to …

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned with salt and pepper, and roasted in a hot oven, adding a little something extra …

This may be the best power strip for smartphones and it's less than $20 right now

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

MacTrast Deals: KlikR Universal Remote Control

• Home<br>• Accessories<br>• Deals<br>• iPhone<br>• MacTrast Deals: KlikR Universal Remote Control<p>Chris Hauk - Dec 30, 2017<p>The coin-sized KlikR Universal Remote Control allows …

Remote Controls

Why you (and your family) should be using 2FA and a password manager

So much of what we do every day, day in and day out, is either done online or has a record kept online. Things like your email or a shopping website …

Information Systems

A Spot-On Gift Guide Of STEM Toys For Kids

Inspire your kid to think outside of the box this holiday season<p>“STEM learning” may be a widely discussed topic within education and children’s media, but the discussion doesn’t necessarily make it easier to determine which products help teach STEM concepts. Therefore, instead of attempting to …

Kids

7 High-Protein Breakfasts That Take Less Than 5 Minutes to Make

We know you're constantly crunched for time, and breakfast is often one of the first things to go when you're in a rush. But what if we told you that these recipes were packed with filling protein that'll help you reach your health and fitness goals — and that they take less than five minutes (and …

Breakfast

Gmail inbox full? Here’s how to delete old messages and clear up space in under a minute.

Are you getting the dreaded “inbox full” message on your Gmail account? It’s stressful to go back through all of your emails one by one and decide …

How a smart plug sparked my love of home tech

Smart-home technology is a slippery slope<p>I was never one for smart-home technology. In fact, as the resident old-house obsessive here at Curbed, I was almost as opposite a home-tech fanatic as one can get.<p>But about a year ago, I received the Amazon Echo as a birthday present. To be honest, I didn’t …

Finally, a way to turn your smartphone into a universal remote

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

19 Awesome Foods You Didn't Know You Could Get at Costco

There's always something new to discover at Costco, and it's a little too easy to fill up an entire shopping cart in a short amount of time. Besides the fact that there are so many ways to save money at Costco beyond the free samples, there are tons of products that you might not even realize are …

Northern California

How to fix and care for the tech in your life

Gear & Gadgets

Magpie is a tiny GPS tracker for kids, dogs, or luggage that will work anywhere in the world

The GPS tracker is only about an inch in diameter and syncs with an Android or iOS app. It's waterproof, and it can be attached to everyday items — like keys, wallets, or laptops — or to a pet's collar or child's backpack.<p>There are a lot of GPS trackers on the market, many of which are about the …

Crowd Funding

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Science Says Read to Them Like This (But Most Parents Don't) | Inc.com

Just about every parent I know wants to do whatever they can to ensure their kids live happy and successful lives.<p>It's why we pack up and move to new neighborhoods, why we learn to praise our children in specific ways, and why we work to teach them both responsibility and resilience. Now, it turns …

Parenting

Turn an Old Monitor Into a Daily Status Board

My mirror doesn’t come to life and tell me about the rest of my day when I walk in bleary-eyed to the bathroom, as much as I wish it did. An …

I Am Teaching My Daughter That She Does Not Have To Be ‘Sorry’ All The Time

What I didn’t know before becoming a parent were the ways in which my children would reflect back not just the best, but also the worst of me and my …

50 Things to Grill in Foil

Try a new cookout dish: Food Network Magazine created dozens of fun and easy foil packs.<p>Charles Masters<p><b>How to make a foil packet:</b><br>1. Lay a large sheet …

20 date-night ideas to perk up your relationship

Rule number one: be imaginative. Challenge your fixed conceptions of what you might enjoy, and even what you might be capable of. A dinner for two at a local restaurant is all very well, but a dinner for two in total darkness might give you more to talk about. And attempting to escape together from …

Cooking

The 100 best books to read in your lifetime, according to Amazon

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>"I'm so busy."<p>"I'm binge-watching 'Stranger Things.'"<p>"I don't know <i>which</i> book to read."<p>If you fall into the last category, Amazon's here to …

Books

Starving Yourself Two Days a Week Is Actually Not a Bad Diet

Last Tuesday, I ate some green beans, a Clif bar, and one homemade sous vide egg bite. That’s 500 calories. I swear I don’t have an eating …

How to Be the CEO of Your Own Life | Inc.com

So what's your time worth to you? If minutes are money, here are a few ways you can spend your most valuable asset wisely:<p>Get an assistant<i>.</i><p>Let's be honest: We all want one. Back in the day when I couldn't afford one, I made one up: Seriously, I created an e-mail …

Social Media

9 bills you can negotiate to get a better deal

Some bills have introductory rates that expire, shooting monthly costs skyward. Others offer secret discounts or upgrades to those in the know. Providers constantly tweak their plans and pricing, which means long-term customers can overpay by hundreds of dollars a year.<p>"It's like airline seating …

Got Kids? These 15 Games Are Going to Make Your Weekends So Much More Fun

Because weekends are supposed to be about reconnecting with family...and a little healthy competition never hurt anyone.<p>As a mom of six kids, ages …

Smart Homes Make for Smart Kids

Cultivate a child’s creativity and intellect with these clever in-home devices<p>The children are our future, so why not leverage some futuristic …

Smart Homes

How to Use an LLC to Build Family Wealth

How Families Can Invest Together With an LLC<p>Pooling Money and Investments to Build Family Wealth<p>Updated August 27, 2017<p>One of the best uses of a …