Rosemarie Groner

56 Flips | 9 Magazines | 14 Likes | 21 Following | 129 Followers | @busybudgeter | Founder of the popular budgeting blog, The Busy Budgeter

The 10 Hottest Productivity Tools of 2017 | Inc.com

Tools--hardware, software, apps, etc.--come and go. That's the nature of progress. But what never goes away is knowledge. Once you know a way to be more efficient and effective--a new approach, a new mindset, a new strategy or technique--that tool is yours forever.<p>And so is your ability to get more …

Time Management

Want to Propel Your Business Forward in 2017? Stop Doing These 17 Things | Inc.com

A new year is an opportunity to start with a clean slate and make major strides toward reaching your business goals.<p>But even with the best intentions, bad habits can derail your progress even before you start. Here are 17 bad habits to break, so you can propel your business forward:<p>1. Comparing …

Business Strategy

Is Your Kitchen a Hot Mess? These Genius Products Will Organize You in No Time

Banish the chaos in your kitchen with these must-haves.<p>Whether it's January 1 or July 1, I wake up every morning wanting my life to be more …

How To Ditch The Bad Habits That Will Hold You Back This Year

You can’t hope to make progress on your goals if you keep practicing these common bad habits.<p>Before you can have any hope of following through on your New Year Resolutions, you need to get rid of the bad habits that are holding you back at work.<p>Here are eight beliefs and actions you should cleanse …

From date night to cold showers: 20 habits that changed readers' lives

Small changes can sometimes make the biggest difference. Here our readers suggest the hobbies or routines that might make 2017 that bit brighter<p>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” If it’s good enough for Aristotle, it’s good enough for us. So what rituals …

High Blood Pressure

10 Fascinating Things You Probably Didn't Know About Credit Scores

Credit scores are an important part of life for most U.S. adults. If you want to buy a house, finance a car, get a credit card, or rent an apartment, good credit makes it easier to do so. However, there are many things about credit scores that are not well understood, and here are 10 you may not be …

Personal Finance

13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful

<i>”Somebody once told me the definition of hell: On your last day on earth, the person you became will meet the person you could have</i> …

Motivation

9 Easy-to-Use Budget Templates

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Whether you're single, part of a couple, or even head of a large family, creating a budget is a great way to track expenses and income to keep you on track toward your financial goals. Although a simple home budget worksheet can be scribbled out with plain pencil, paper, …

Personal Finance

6 Budgeting Myths, Busted

If you’re like most people, you’ve given up on quite a few budgets in your time. This is likely because sticking to a budget is not just crunching a …

Personal Finance

7 Tools To Help Designers Get More Done

Put these on your holiday wish list.<p>Americans spend more time working than anyone in the industrial world. Yet amid all the platforms competing for our attention, we often feel like we aren’t working smartly. Whether you’re a designer trying to streamline your workflows, or a professional who wants …

How I Get More Done 2 Days Than Most People Do In 2 Weeks

There’s one thing that I do better than most people.<p>I’m not smarter than most people. I’m not more talented. I don’t have some Ivy League education. I don’t get a lot of lucky breaks.<p>Instead, I hustle. That’s my secret skill.<p>But it’s not a real secret. I’ve taken the time to research productivity …

Time Management

Watch: Creating Your Success With Posture And Personality, 1949

In this 1949 filmstrip, we learn the positive effects of good posture on all aspects of a student's life. If you're looking for a study on …

Literature

Use the "If, When, Then" Model to Reprogram Yourself to Build Better Habits

If you’ve ever written software, you know that if-then statements are the building blocks of any program. That same logic can work on yourself. Using …

Productivity

5 new tricks for Instagram addicts

Instagram has been rolling out monthly updates that are changing the way you can use the photo-sharing app, including a new live video option that's already available to some users.<p>You may have noticed Instagram has been rolling out more updates than usual in the last few months. And if you've kept …

Dirty Desks: Cleaning Hacks for Your Cubicle

Whether you work in a tiny cubicle, the corner of your bedroom, a spacious corner office or a fully customized home workspace, your desk is likely a …

10 Insanely Amazing Instant Pot Chicken Recipes

By now you've heard someone mention <b>InstantPot</b>. It's an appliance that I'm learning I simply cannot do without.<p>Chicken is my go-to.<p>I think I learned this from my mother-in-law a long time ago. As a newlywed, I went shopping with her and watched her feed five growing and hungry boys on a budget most …

11 psychological tricks to save more and spend less over the holidays

It doesn't help that most supermarkets and department stores trick you into spending more. But you can play that game, too.<p>To help keep more cash in your wallet this holiday season, we rounded up 12 simple strategies to keep you spending less and saving more.<p><i>Kathleen Elkins contributed to an</i> …

10 Habits of extremely successful entrepreneurs that everyone should learn

Share57<p>Tweet<p>Share64<p>+13<p>Shares 124<p>Being an entrepreneur is a lifestyle that requires staying power, because starting a new business is a long-term …

Entrepreneurship

Four Ways to Help Yourself Get Organized: Online Task Managers

Manage your to-do lists more effectively with my picks for the top four best to-do list managers on the Web. These lists are all simple to use, free …

From Physical Therapist to High Earning Mom Blogger

Holly Homer is one of the highest earning Mom Bloggers that runs a Kids Activities blog. With over 2 Million Unique Followers on Facebook the Kids Activities Blog accounts for the majority of her income to-date. It provides fun things to do with kids & resources for parents. She makes money from …

15 Minute Baked Ham & Cheese Sliders with Homemade Honey Mustard

This is a sponsored post brought to you by Hillshire Farm®<p>15 Minute meals rock my world. I have no idea what I would do without them.<p>I look for super …

Cooking

Easy Meals Using a Rotisserie Chicken

<b>Budget Meals Using a Rotisserie Chicken</b><p>Rotisserie chickens are my budget meal secret weapon. These super cheap cooked chickens make the last minute …

15 Minute Bacon Egg & Cheese Breakfast Pizzas (Freezer Friendly!)

<i>These 15 minute breakfast pizzas are a fast and easy breakfast option!</i><p>When it comes to eating well and eating homemade, one place where I really seem …

15 Minute Buffalo Chicken Bagel Thins

Looking for quick and easy dinner? Here it is! <b>Buffalo chicken bagel</b> thins will be ready and on the table in 15 minutes or less<p>Have I mentioned before …

Cooking

15 Minute One Pot Lasagna

<i>This 15 minute one pot lasagna be made on the stovetop — no need for separate prep bowls, no layering, and no oven! This meal is fast, easy, and sure</i> …

Cooking

14 Instagram Accounts to Inspire Your Inner Organizer

One look at these pro organizers on Instagram will make even the most clutter-prone brain feel infinitely more organized. There’s just something so peaceful and satisfying about observing everything in its proper place. From color-coded closets to deliciously organized refrigerators, there’s so …

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 41 – How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie (1936)

The original self-help manual on American life – with its influence stretching from the Great Depression to Donald Trump – has a lot to answer for<p>The selling of the American self, and its dream of a better future, began with the Declaration of Independence and founding father Benjamin Franklin, who …

Self-improvement

Strawberry Chicken Avocado Salad

<b>Strawberry Chicken Avocado Salad</b>, a <i>light but protein-packed salad to be enjoyed all year-round!</i><p>I’ve always felt that salads are one of the most …

Healthy Eating