Terra Engelman

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Our Most Popular Vegetarian Recipes of 2017

Maybe you're a strict vegetarian — or you're just trying to incorporate more meatless meals into your routine. Either way, it can be tough to find a …

7 Regions in Portugal Worth Visiting (Before the Crowds Come)

The media may have named Portugal the <i>It</i> destination of the last three years, but there are still plenty of off-the-beaten-path places to explore if …

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Menu Recipes and Ideas

Find the best vegetarian thanksgiving recipes, from easy vegetarian stuffing to delicious turkey alternatives.<p>From vegetarian stuffing to vegetarian …

Housing Is A Poor Investment, But You Should Still Buy A House

In today's low rate environment, many people are being urged to buy a home. For some this is a great opportunity to take advantage of low interest …

Real Estate

Viral Post Nails The Most Exhausting Part Of Being A Mom

Mom’s post, “I Am The Keeper” perfectly nails the mental load of motherhood<p>The mental load of motherhood is difficult to articulate. Particularly to …

The Homemade Ranch Dressing I Make More Often Than I Call My Mother

By Amiel Stanek<p>Anyone who says they don't like ranch dressing is a liar. And anyone who thinks making homemade ranch dressing isn't worth it hasn't tried mine. Also: I love you, Mom.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This</i> …

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Global Entry vs. TSA PreCheck: All the Differences, Explained

Your complete guide, here.<p>A few months ago, I was flying out of New York's JFK Airport when I got into a disagreement with a TSA officer in the PreCheck line, who told me that—long story short—it didn't matter whether or not I had Global Entry, as it was a different program than TSA PreCheck and …

Is now a good time to buy a house or should we keep saving?

<b>Question from our GenYmoney Facebook group:</b> My husband and I are first-time home buyers. We are worried that we are priced out of the market. Would it be wise to keep saving a larger down payment and hope that inventory increases or house prices correct? We feel there is a huge overvalue on homes …

The $1.4 million mistake too many Millennials are making

Millennials are doing lots of good work with our savings. We're saving earlier than our parents did. We're saving more too. All that despite making around 20% less than our parents did at the same age.<p>But there's one thing many of us are doing wrong: We're investing in the wrong things.<p>According to …

Grieving Dad Reminds Parents What’s Most Important In Life

Grieving dad lists the things he’s learned since losing his son<p>Parenting is tough sometimes. When you’ve got a to-do list a mile long and the kids …

8 Lesser Known Cities in Italy To Fall in Love With

When you travel to Italy, the top destinations on your list probably are Rome, Florence, Venice and perhaps a stop for some Tuscan sun. But there are …

How to Make One Gorgeous Layer Cake—Using One Sheet Pan

So you’ve got a special occasion coming up, and you want to/need to/are being made to bake a fabulous cake to celebrate. Your heart says “impressive layer cake!” but your pantry reminds you that you didn’t miraculously sprout a collection of variously-sized cake pans overnight. (It’s ok, leave the …

How to Teach Your Kids the Value of Money From an Early Age

As back-to-school shopping season kicks into high gear, it may seem like money is on everyone's mind — but that doesn't mean our kids have a grasp on it.<p>According to the 9th Annual T. Rowe Price Parents, Kids and Money Survey, more than two-thirds of parents still have some reluctance to talk about …

Personal Finance

18 Comics That Sum Up Parents' Laundry Struggles

From the never-ending piles to the mysterious stains and more.<p>Laundry is one chore that truly never ends. And for parents, the piles only multiply.<p>From the mysterious stains to the stinky sports uniforms to the sheer quantity, the laundry struggle is real.<p>In solidarity with all the moms and dads …

Why I don’t use the FIRE acronym for financial freedom

I don’t remember anyone talking about FIRE when I started <i>Monevator</i> in 2007.Of course there were personal finance writers, and books and blogs about …

Low Housing Inventory: A Logical Explanation

The real estate market has faced a unique set of circumstances from 2012 to today, all leading to a dramatic decrease in overall housing inventory. But what's causing the massive shortage? Let's take a look at the key factors driving this nationwide real estate trend.<p>Finger pointing has …

America’s declining mobility has millennials feeling stuck

Why Americans are moving less, and why that’s a big deal for housing and economic opportunity<p>It’s graduation season, a time for celebration and optimism for the country’s newly minted college-educated young adults. It’s time to grab that diploma and chase that dream, to move into that first …

Home Buying: Steps for Success in a Seller's Market

It's a tough time to be a buyer. These six strategies will help you shop with confidence.<p>A house is the biggest purchase most people make in their …

Neuroscience shows that our gut instincts about only children are right

Conventional wisdom has it that only children are smarter and less sociable. Parents, freed from the shackles of constantly settling sibling disputes, devote more time and money to the singleton, exposing them to a greater variety of higher-level activities (there’s a term for what happens when you …

You Can Strap This Spiral Staircase Onto Any Tree Without Tools

Designers Thor te Kulve and Robert McIntyre have devised a clever system that allows anyone to build a spiral staircase up the trunk of a tree …

Design

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24 Things You Should Know Before Traveling to Japan

Simply put, Japan is a fascinating destination. Here, you'll find a seamless blend of old traditions and new technology. You'll also discover …

11 of the Most Delicious Things You Can Do to Carrots

Everybody has a bag of carrots in their fridge. They’re super affordable—usually no more than a dollar or two, depending on whether you buy …

'Parenting Is ...' Comics Showcase The Highs And Lows Of Raising Kids

"My life got twice as hard and twice as much fun and meaningful since we had kids.”<p>Dutch illustrator Liesbeth Ton knows the highs and lows of parenting all too well. The Los Angeles-based artist and mom has three kids, ages 10, 7 and 2, and often channels her day-to-day frustrations into quirky …

Lying Down With Your Kids Until They Fall Asleep Is Not A Bad Habit

I’ve spent approximately 7 billion hours of my life lying in the dark next to a fidgety, sleepless child, praying to the gods that my child will …

15 Delicious Vegetarian Brunch Dishes For This Weekend

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Millennials face a depressing conundrum: Is it worth saving $5 a month for retirement?

Six months ago, Erica Patella, a 23-year-old insurance representative at Cardinal Advisors in Raleigh, N.C., started saving money to open up an …

Retirement

An Admin’s Guide to Travel Planning

As an administrative professional, it’s your responsibility to make your executive’s professional life easier. This probably isn’t an issue when your …

5 Ways To Create Quality Time With Your Kids When You Have No Time

Finding quality time to bond and reconnect with your kids can be a challenge, especially if you're a busy and working parent. There are bills to take care of and you have to make sure that money keeps coming in so you can give your kids a roof over their heads and food for their little stomachs. …