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20 Quotes from Powerful Women on Gratitude

20 Quotes from Powerful Women on Gratitude

If you’re reading this, chances are you have a lot to be grateful for. You’ve most likely achieved many resources — be that the electricity that powers your home, a job that pays for your smartphone, or the opportunity…

What My Divorce Cost Me

What My Divorce Cost Me

Divorcing after 20 years of marriage left this 44-year-old mother of two financially devastated and almost homeless. Several years later, I’m emerging from the fog, but I made some embarrassing mistakes along the way.

Let’s go…

Affordable Makeup Brands to Buy

Affordable Makeup Brands to Buy

There are plenty of drugstore cosmetics that perform just as well as pricier versions in fancier packaging, and the savings can be significant. For example, if you adore your $27 mascara but find an $8 version that works just as…

6 Best Workout Apps for Women

6 Best Workout Apps for Women

Exercise is critical for your health and can be an important part of striking that elusive work-life balance. But between Pilates, spin, and barre classes, or even just a simple gym membership, the cost of working out can add…

6 Ways to Improve Your Look Beyond Fashion

6 Ways to Improve Your Look Beyond Fashion

We love a quick fix — life’s bandaids for personal improvement. And when it comes to our appearance, we are particularly susceptible to purchasing things that promise to be the holy grail of beauty and attractiveness, like a magical potion…

Should You Buy Luxury or Basic Fabrics?

Should You Buy Luxury or Basic Fabrics?

You may not thoroughly inspect every item that lands in your shopping cart, but you likely invest some time at the grocery store reading food labels. After all, it’s important to know what’s going into your body. Armed…

Should You File For Divorce First?

Should You File For Divorce First?

In the world of sports, there are demonstrated advantages and drawbacks to serving first, receiving first, batting first and the like. The pros and cons are analyzed against the strengths and weaknesses of each player or team, and after the…

Are Gel Manicures Worth the Money?

Are Gel Manicures Worth the Money?

Every woman I know has a completely different take on her nails — some get weekly manicures and never have bare nails, some occasionally pop on nail art for a party, and some rarely set foot in a salon.

Regardless of…

How Couples Can Split Their Money and Bills to Be Fair

How Couples Can Split Their Money and Bills to Be Fair

Whether it’s through marriage or cohabitation, there comes a point in most serious relationships when we start talking bank accounts and savings accounts, investment strategies and retirement plans. And the big question: Should we split our bills 50…

10 Quick Fixes for Fashion Emergencies

10 Quick Fixes for Fashion Emergencies

We’ve all been there. The run in your pantyhose as you’re late to work, the stain on your blouse during a client lunch, the unsightly deodorant streak across your black dress. With most wardrobe mishaps, it’s not…

Confession: I Let My Boyfriend Borrow $1,200

Confession: I Let My Boyfriend Borrow $1,200

Against all the advice I’ve ever heard about money and relationships, I lent $1,200 to my boyfriend. Not all at once, but in three chunks over a two-month period. It was an astonishingly easy decision for…

One a Day: Throw These 25 Things Away

One a Day: Throw These 25 Things Away

Cleaning out clutter can seem like be a tough task, but it doesn’t have to be!

Instead of setting aside a huge block of time to take care of months' or years' worth of clutter, take baby…