Opinion

What to Do If You’re a 2020 Super-Saver

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit America in March 2020, consumer spending took a serious hit. With so many businesses and sectors of the economy lo…

Should You Buy Home Depot’s 12-Foot Skeleton?

Many households — my own included — enjoy decorating their yard a bit for Halloween to provide a bit of extra fun for any children who might be g…

10 Homemade Holiday Gifts You Can Start Making Now

Our family has a small vegetable garden, and each year we find ourselves with one or two things in abundance because they just happened to grow w…

How the Federal Reserve’s Decisions Affect Your Finances

Whenever the Federal Reserve makes any sort of public statement, you quickly find a bunch of articles that try to outline what that means for the…

What’s the Difference Between Minimalism and Frugality?

“Minimalism” seems to be a trendy topic these days, with glowing articles in the New York Times and in The Atlantic and minimalism gu…

7 Answers to Your Mortgage and Home Maintenance Questions

Can I afford this house? Is now the right time to refinance? Should I do a home repair myself? Buying and owning a home comes with endless financ…