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.
7 Reasons You Buy Into the Lottery—Even When the Odds (Really) Aren’t In Your Favor
A psychologist shares why everyone's jumping on board.
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.
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.