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Essential Guide to Strength Training

Whether you’re looking to sign up for a 5K or simply live a healthier life and engage in a wide range of activities with greater ease, strength …

Orange Roughy Salad (What I Eat in a Day)

About the author<p>FitMenCook<p>My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a …

The 10 Most Versatile Foods in Your Pantry

Looking to streamline your pantry? You can assemble quite a stock of simple staples that will make countless meals on a dime. I've done the hard work …

Recipes

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

Consider this your weight-loss cheat sheet.<p>Lots of people call on nutritionists to help them overhaul their diets when they want to slim down. But what do R.D.s make sure to eat themselves if they notice their jeans have gotten a little snug? We surveyed 10 to find out which foods they swear by …

15 Smart Home Must-Haves That'll Make You Feel Like You're Living In The Jetsons

Forget Rosie — we're living in the age of Roombas for your lawn.<p>Tech for your house is smarter than ever — and genuinely useful, not just for show. The newest devices save you time, stress, and finally put an end to those times you accidentally answer the door to that neighbor who's always …

10 Cheap Ways To Make Your Kitchen Look Expensive

Little details go a long way.<p>1. Update hardware.<p>Hardware can completely change the look of a piece of furniture and it can do the same for your cabinets. Replace drawer and cabinet pulls for an new unique look that instantly updates your entire space.<p>2. Use lighter colors.<p>A light color on the walls …

Stainless Steel

Before & After: 10 Wallet-Friendly Kitchen Renovations

In 2014, our Before & Afters proved again and again that you don't need a ton of cash to have a fresh new kitchen. Here are ten of this year's best …

Tips for the First-time Investor

In a recent post regarding the survey of how people invest, the most glaring observation was that over 70 percent of respondents who have yet to …

12 Keys to Making Smart Financial Decisions (#7 is a Doozy)

We face countless personal finance decisions every day. They range from the seemingly trivial (should we go out for dinner) to the more impactful …

401(k)s vs. IRAs: What are the Pros and Cons?

In the world of tax-advantaged retirement savings accounts, there are plenty of options. But the two most commonly-used options are the 401(k) and …

22 of the Best Tools to Manage Your Money (most are totally free)

Most of us use a lot of tools to manage our money, budget, investments, and so forth. So I thought I’d pull together a list of the tools I use nearly …

Personal Finance

What are Stock Dividends

One of my favorite aspects of investing is receiving a dividend payment. Each month I look to see how much I earned in dividends, and I track this …

Mutual Funds and Dividends

We began our series on dividend investing by examining the ins and outs of dividends. Today we continue the series by looking at how dividends work …

13 Ways You Can Cut Grocery Expenses Today

Since December 2013, the "spot foodstuff" index price is up about 20%. Ouch! For those of us who aren't commodities investors, that will translate to …

Employers Care More About Skills Than Your Degree — So Here's What You Should Do

Our generation has seen the cost of a college degree inflate dramatically while simultaneously becoming far less valuable than it would have been 15 …

Employment

Fear of Finance: 5 Tips to Make Dealing With Money Less Scary

When it comes to your personal finances, it's best to be proactive rather than reactive.<p><b>Written by</b> <b></b><b>Erin Lowry</b><b>, Daily Finance</b><br>You start typing in the …

Find Out What Bill Gates Says is His No. 1 Piece of Personal Finance Advice

Bill Gates’ net worth stands at a staggering $72 billion, according to <i>Forbes</i>. Undoubtedly, Gates has achieved unprecedented financial success that …

Our Favorite Personal Finance Bloggers Share Their Best Tips

10 Final Tips from Our Favorite Personal Finance Bloggers

This is the last installment in my compilation of the best financial tips from 30 of today's top personal finance bloggers. When it comes to money, …

Kristen & Emre's Downtown Seattle Studio

Three of My Best Tips and Tricks for Creating a Successful Small Space::<p>1. Pare down as much as you can. That doesn't necessarily mean you have to go …

Kary's Pocket of Mod

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:KaryLocation:Santa Fe, NMSquare Feet:947Division:SmallWhat I Love About My Small Home:My home provides an …

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40 Daring Striped Interiors Helping You Energize Your Home in 2013

Very popular in the fashion industry, stripes have become a major trend in interior design as well (check out Top 10 Most Talked About Interior …

Alexandra's Above-the-Garage Apartment

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:AlexandraLocation:Newport Beach, CASquare Feet:500Division:TinyWhat I Love About My Small Home:I love my …

Tomas' Perfect Balance

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:TomasLocation:Seattle , WASquare Feet:500Division:TinyWhat I Love About My Small Home:Laying back with a …

Cristin & Zach's Little Family Home

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:Cristin & ZachLocation:Kirkwood, MOSquare Feet:676Division:LittleWhat I Love About My Small Home:We love how …

Tamera's Cozy Home

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:TameraLocation:Austin, TXSquare Feet:840Division:SmallWhat I Love About My Small Home:I love how cozy my home …

Andres' Move-In Makeover

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:AndresLocation:Brooklyn, NYSquare Feet:640Division:LittleWhat I Love About My Small Home:My girlfriend …

10 Financial Commandments for Your 30s

After establishing a solid financial foundation in your 20s, use the next decade of your life to keep building and protecting your wealth.<p>Your …

Personal Finance