The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Alternate Transportation

Almost every municipality in the country is making a push for alternate modes of transportation.  More and more bike paths are being built.  Sidewalks are being widened.  Community shuttle buses are popping up in towns where car congestion and parking (or lack thereof) has reached critical mass and if you haven’t been on a public […]

How Much is a Great View Worth?

Depending on what state or country you live in, you might have a different opinion of what a great view is.  For some, the ideal living quarters is a house or condo next to the water.  For others, it’s stepping outside on your patio or porch and overlooking the forestry and world below.  But no […]

7 Ways To Help A Family Member Financially Without Damaging Your Relationship

If anyone should be there for you, it’s family.  What happens when a family member loses a job?  What happens when a family member is hurt or disabled?  What happens when a crippling financial event prevents a family member from paying his or her bills?  How do you help a family member financially without damaging […]

The 10 Best Eco-Friendly Cars of 2010

At, we like to bring you as many environmentally savvy tips as we can. Not only do they save the planet, they can sometimes save you money — the other kind of green we are particularly fond of. This may sound like a contradiction in terms, but cars are slowly joining the Save the […]

The Best Prepaid Cell Phone Plans in 2018

Prepaid cell phones can save you a bundle every month. We’ve tested and compared the best prepaid cell phone plans from Net10, Verizon Wireless, Cricket, AT&T Wireless, and more. Last week we wrote about simple ways to lower your monthly cell phone bill. One tip we mentioned was using a prepaid cell phone plan instead […]

A Brief Introduction to the Stock Market

Over the next few months, we are going to be diving into the stock market.  Today, we’ll start with a basic introduction to the major markets and indexes in the United States, and as the days progress, the topic will become more and more advanced.  Hopefully, you’ll have completed a crash course in understanding the […]