Money

Inexpensive Ideas for Party Food

Don’t let sky-high food-and-drink bills crash your party. These affordable strategies let you scrimp without looking like Scrooge.

Take a Peek Inside Santa’s House

Real estate site Zillow created a listing for the famous North Pole residence.

Everything You Need to Know About Choosing (and Giving to) a Charity

Eileen Heisman, CEO of the National Philanthropic Trust, offers advice on vetting organizations before opening your heart (and your wallet).

4 Secrets I Learned From Working at Best Buy on Black Friday

A former employee shares her best tips and strategies for the biggest shopping holiday of the year.

Here’s How Much It Would Cost to Live in Stars Hollow

The price tags on your favorite characters’ homes.

5 Ways to Pay Off Student Loans

One thing you never learned in school: how to pay for it. In part two of Real Simple’s get-out-of-debt series, educate yourself on the best ways to reduce, or eliminate, college debt.

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

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

The Ultimate Guide to Tipping

Here’s how much you should be giving everyone from the bellhop to the barista.