How to Plan a Profitable Yard Sale

Ed note: I get super excited about putting on a garage sale every year – I will get rid of stuff! I will make some extra money! It will be glorious! Inevitably, once I go through my junk and lug it out to the garage, I’m so tired that I chunk it all to the […]

How to Proactively Address Your Tax Situation After Divorce

Ed note: There are some things that just aren’t fun to talk about. Period. There’s no dressing it up or injecting humor. Divorce is one of them. The thing is, we aren’t here just for fun. We also want to share important information that you can use. If you are going through a divorce, your […]

Celebrating Quinceañeras on a Budget

Ed note: Do you remember your sweet 16? Yeah, me either. It was a pretty forgettable party in a local park after the much more momentous ritual of passing my driving exam. Well, for most Latina teens, their fifteenth birthday party is a pretty big deal – fancy dresses, big cakes and more. Here are […]

Health Care Q&A – Advance Tax Credit

We continue our series on the Affordable Care Act and how it affects you. See all of our Health Care posts for more information.   What is the advance tax credit?                 The advance tax credit is a tax credit you receive to help pay your health insurance […]

Kids These Days! Child-Run Businesses and Taxes [INFOGRAPHIC]

I don’t know about you, but at 8 years old, I think I was most concerned with my collection of Lisa Frank stickers and folders. And at 13? Oh, forget about it. Anything that wasn’t Backstreet Boys – or real boys – barely grabbed my attention. But there are some kids out there who are […]

The Skinny Behind Gym Memberships

Ed note: Just thinking about paying a chunk of money each month toward a gym makes me sweaty. Erin Huffstetler explains the importance of first finding the right gym for you and then doing everything you can to get the best price. Has the arrival of swimsuit season convinced you of your need for a […]

Make your dream come true: How this couple bought their first home

Ed note: There’s no one path to homeownership. Sometimes you plan, and plan, and plan. Sometimes it sneaks up on you. Sometimes there’s failure. We talk with one couple about their path, and how they were able to purchase their first home. Leer en español. Do you want to know how other couples do it? Buy […]

A Lannister Always Pays His Debts

Ed note: As a Game of Thrones fan, I just… I mean… oh boy. It’s a show that never disappoints, so we will try to follow that example. By now, you will have (hopefully) seen the season finale of this year’s Game of Thrones. If you have not, then I will issue the requisite Spoiler […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Soccer’s Big Stage [INFOGRAPHIC]

What’s the most popular sport in the U.S.? “Football!” you might say. What’s the most popular sport worldwide? “Football!” would be the answer. Of course, we aren’t talking about the same thing here. As soccer’s biggest worldwide tournament – The World Cup – begins today, we wanted to explore the game’s history in the U.S. […]

Father’s Day Gift Ideas: Explore the Great Outdoors with Dad

Ed note: Are you wandering up and down the tie aisle right now? Or maybe you’re furiously Googling “great Father’s Day gifts”? Dads can be notoriously difficult to buy for, so we thought it would be good to suggest a few presents that can’t be picked up at the store. Leer en español.  If you’re on […]