Money

The Best—and Worst—Cities to Get Married In

A new study reveals which wedding destinations stand out—and which fall short. 

What Living Near a Trader Joe’s or a Whole Foods Will Do for Your Home

Good news if you already live near one. Bad news if you’re looking to move close to one.

How to Finally Stop Fighting About Money

You’ve heard it before (and might even have personal “data” to back it up): Money is the number one cause of marital strife. Financial planner Jeff Motske, the author of The Couple’s Guide to Financial Compatibility, offers five strategies that you can take to the bank—together.

Here's What People Would Really Do If They Won the Lottery

Spoiler: It involves paying off debt and buying lots of puppies. 

6 Secrets From a 7-Time Lottery Winner

From picking your numbers to winning the prize.

What to Do With Old Clothes, in One Easy Chart

An illustrated guide to donating and selling post closet-purge.

3 Money Resolutions Everyone Should Make in 2016

Set yourself up for a financially successful new year. 

3 Secrets of Selling Your Clothes Online Like a Pro

In May 2012, Alexandra Marquez sold 10 items from her closet on Poshmark and made $300. Now she’s a full-time power-seller, earning an average of $5,000 per month on the app. For others going the resale route, she shares her best advice for closing an e-deal.

5 Ways to Make the Most of Credit-Card Rewards

With this season’s flurry of purchasing—and the pileup of points on your cards—knowing how to work those rewards programs can make a difference. But who has the time to wade through the details? Real Simple asked Matt Schulz, a senior industry analyst at CreditCards.com, a marketplace and resource center, to short-list the best strategies.

Top 7 Tips on Tipping

Follow these expert-approved etiquette guidelines when showing your appreciation.

How Much Should You Really Be Spending on That Gift?

You don’t want to look cheap, but you can’t afford to blow your budget. Follow this simple advice to decide how much to spend on each person on your list.