The Guy’s Illustrated Guide to Proposing [INFOGRAPHIC]

What makes a great proposal? Is it the perfect ring? A breathtaking location? Heart-felt words? Don’t stress too much, we are here to help. We pulled together some expert sources to suss out when you know you’re ready to propose, how much to save, how to gauge ring size and preference, even whether you should […]

Unique Apps to Get Kids Moving – That They’ll Love!

Ed note: Being a parent is hard. You want the best for your kids – Eat healthy food! Be active! – but don’t want to fight about it or create long-term issues. Kimberly Grabinski has put together an amazing list of apps that play to kids interests while achieving the healthy goals you have in […]

4 Money Conversations to Have Before You Get Married

Ed note: Money is one of those things you may have been told you aren’t “supposed” to talk about – right up there with religion and politics. However, it’s one of the most important discussions you need to have before getting married. Erin Huffstetler has a step-by-step guide to help you out. Leer en español. Money […]

Cuatro conversaciones sobre dinero que debes tener antes de casarte

Nota del editor: El dinero es uno de esos temas de los que tal vez te dijeron que no se debe hablar, como la religión y la política. Sin embargo, es una de las conversaciones más importantes que debes tener antes de casarte. Erin Huffstetler tiene una guía paso a paso para ayudarte. El dinero […]

Health Care Q&A: Marriage and the 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 will happen to my advance tax credit if I get married or have a baby?                 Getting married or having a baby […]

5 Dos and Don’ts of Splurging on Something Expensive

Ed note: Are you coveting some faux fur, bold prints and chunky knits this fall? Before you drop a lot of dough on a stand out piece from a designer, check out these tips from Perrie Samotin. You may be able to get the look you want without sacrificing too much. Even if you’re not […]

How to Handle Merging Families

Ed note: Weddings and family drama. Unfortunately the two often go hand-in-hand. While we can’t help you explain to grandma why you do not care to use her wedding gown, we do have some advice around one of the hot-button issues: how to communicate with your family about the finances of the wedding. Leer en español. […]

Celebrando Hispanic Heritage Month [Infographic]

Do you prefer salsa or bachata? How about tacos or arepas?  Do you cheer for Albert Pujols or Alex Rodriguez? How much do you know about Latino culture? The richness and diversity of Latino culture is more than music, food and sports. Which is why, each year during Hispanic Heritage Month, we recognize the contributions of many different […]

Freelancer Friday: Reminder of Penalties under the ACA

Ed note: We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. For those who think the life of a freelancer is footloose and fancy-free ­– we are here with your dose of reality. There are serious implications this year when it comes to making sure you have health insurance and comply with the Affordable Care […]

Careful Strategies for (Figuratively) Cutting Cable Cords

Ed note: I’m still searching for that utopia where I can watch my favorite shows, for a reasonable price, without paying for the thousand other channels I don’t care about one bit. Until that day comes, I may just have to implement some of these strategies to decrease my bill without ditching everything.  Is there […]