Recent Lifestyle Articles

Does Big Business Have a Big Problem With Identity Theft?

March 13, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

This is shaping up to be a bad year for data breaches, but does anyone care?

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The Rudest Generation

March 10, 2017 | Joe Pye

Generation Z makes millennials look like saints — but they’re the most likely to reach out to businesses.

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10 Ways to Eat Healthier Without Paying More

March 10, 2017 | Money Talks News

Healthy eating can cost you an extra $550 or more in annual food bills, according to one study.

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It’s Coming from Inside the Hospital

March 9, 2017 | Dori Zinn

We’re getting our medical data stolen, and most scammers are taking it straight from the hospitals themselves
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Will Meal Planning Save My Life?

March 9, 2017 | Make Change

Or at least my grocery bill?

Ten States With Best Paid Teachers

March 8, 2017 | Joe Pye

Teachers living in Alaska and New York can make nearly twice as much as those living in Mississippi and Oklahoma.

Family Money Plan

Digging Holes Helped Andrew From Family Money Plan Pay Down Debt

March 8, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski

Manual labor stinks, but it certainly helped him think toward the future.

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Look Out: Mortgage Payments Will Go Up This Year

March 7, 2017 | Dori Zinn

With the expected raise in the federal funds rate and climbing home values, potential homeowners may be wary about buying this year.

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Joke’s On Us — Nickelback Sign Multimillion Dollar Contract

March 6, 2017 | Emily Bloch

The ultimate meme band is set to release its ninth studio album on BMG records.

By the Numbers

By The Numbers: The Fairer Sex Or The Better Sex?

March 3, 2017 | Michael Koretzky

This week: International Women’s Day is Wednesday. Here’s how we celebrate.

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It’s Not You, It’s the House

March 2, 2017 | Dori Zinn

If you were looking to purchase a house this year, you may not be able to afford it.

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This Year, I’m Getting Rid of Money Shame for Good

March 2, 2017 | Make Change

One woman’s personal quest to get right in her head and wallet.

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Medical Records are Stolen Every Single Day

March 1, 2017 | Dori Zinn

44 percent of Americans are worried about their personal health care information being stolen and at least one record is stolen everyday.

Garrett Philbin

Garrett Philbin Believes Planning is Everything

March 1, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski

Listing priorites and values made a vacation of a lifetime happen.

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Millennials Struggle To Stay Calm At Work

February 28, 2017 | Joe Pye

Young professionals bear the brunt of increasing work-related stress.

Buying a house

You Don’t Need Marriage to Buy a Home

February 27, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Young, unwed couples are buying homes faster than they were a decade ago. While married couples still make up the bulk of homebuyers, 15 percent are couples that aren’t married.

job mistakes

6 Stupid Things That Can Cost You a Job

February 24, 2017 | Joe Pye

Asking the hiring manager where the nearest bar is located won’t get you in.

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8 Ways to Identify Good Small Businesses

February 23, 2017 | John Rampton

We all want to support the little guy. But how can you tell if you’re making a big mistake?

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Honeymooning at Work

February 21, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Just like marriages, happiness levels at work take a nose-dive after the first year on the job. If the honeymoon is over at your job, there are still ways for you to be happy.

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Netflix Shows Are So Good, Couples Are Cheating

February 17, 2017 | Joe Pye

The majority of couples around the world are watching ahead of each other.

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8 Creative Ways to Clear Clutter

February 17, 2017 | Money Talks News

Swimming against a never-ending tide of stuff? Make 2017 your year of living clutter-free.

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What’s The Difference Between “Used” And “Pre-Owned”?

February 15, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

This week: A couple isn’t sure how to replace their two broken-down cars.

Chance the Rapper wins Grammys

Chance The Rapper: The Cheapest Grammy Winner Ever

February 13, 2017 | Emily Bloch

He won multiple awards without a record contract — or even a CD. Here’s how he did it.

Craft beer is becoming more popular, and isn't as expensive as you think.

What Are You Drinking? Most Say Beer

February 10, 2017 | Joe Pye

Liquor and beer have always been go to drinks, but wine has become an acquired taste.

By the numbers sex stats

By The Numbers: What’s Love Got To Do With It?

February 10, 2017 | Michael Koretzky

This week: Americans aren’t nearly as sex-obsessed as the world thinks we are.

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We’re All Burnt Out But No One Cares

February 9, 2017 | Dori Zinn

As many as 95 percent of hiring managers say employee burnout is completely damaging companies, causing high turnover rates and workplace retention issues.

working at a startup

Should I Work for a Brand-New Company?

February 9, 2017 | John Rampton

Here are the pros and cons to starting up a start-up.

football and vacation time

If You Were a Real Falcons Fan, You’d Give This Up

February 7, 2017 | Joe Pye

Most Americans say they would trade these work benefits just to see their team claim the Super Bowl.

raise or promotion

Dvorkin On Debt: What Matters More, Money Or Power?

February 6, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

The answer depends on one factor. Sadly, no one’s talking about it.

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10 Strategies to Save Big Bucks on Amazon

February 3, 2017 | Money Talks News

Learn a few tricks that can save you 10 percent or more on every Amazon purchase.

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3 New Grocery Trends That Cost You

February 2, 2017 | Dollar Stretcher

New trends designed to get you to spend more!

Mystery Money Man

The Mystery Money Man Isn’t Really a Mystery

February 1, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski

He remains anonymous for a good reason.

A networking study says Facebook counts

#PlanForVacation Sounds Nice, except we Won’t Do it

January 31, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Americans are leaving 658 million vacation days unused every single year.

This guy needs a car insurance claim.

Auto Crashes are Up, So Insurance Is Going Up

January 30, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Auto claim frequency and severity are up over the last two years, making insurance companies consider raising the costs of policies and premiums.