UGH! What's a girl to do when those basic boots are financially out of reach? The struggle is real. If you've ever stepped your foot inside the heavenly cloud of plush shearling lining, then you know that UGGs are a winter essential, even if you don't think they're cute. But these cozy shoe/slipper hybrids are notoriously expensive, and the classic styles and colors almost never go on sale.
Entertainment isn’t cheap. It costs about a million dollars to see a movie in theaters here in Chicago, and that’s if you skip the popcorn. Don't want to spend a fortune taking the family out to the movies? It might be time to update the old board game collection. With just a few games of your own, you can entertain your friends and family for hours — for free! Here are some of our favorite new games that cost less than a trip to Applebee's.
It's a tale as old as online shopping: no matter how much merch you have in your cart, when it comes time to check out, even a small shipping charge can be a dealbreaker. It might seem crazy to give up on a $30 order just because you don't feel like paying $9.99 to get it delivered to your house, but these days, free shipping feels like it should be a given.
For most of my life, I would rather have gouged my eyes out than read an article about money, savings and debt. Now, I'm writing one.
Over the years, we noticed a pattern of flower prices going up for Valentine's Day and Mother's Day, and we wondered what exactly was up with that. And we know we're not alone – many of our readers are struck with sticker shock, too.
I've lived in the Southwest for my entire life, so I'm not the biggest fan of winter. Yet somehow, skiing has become one of my favorite activities. The combination of beautiful views, a decent workout, and après-ski beers gets me to the top of the hill every time. Unfortunately, skiing can be pretty expensive. Here's how to save on a trip to the mountain.
We publish a lot of stories about how to leverage certain credit cards in order to amass travel points and cash back to use towards cheap (or sometimes free!) airfare. If you've taken our advice and started playing the points game, great, but article isn't for you. This article is for anyone who wants to save on travel costs without having to sign up for a credit card.
I haven't always been short. When I was in fifth grade I was one of the tallest kids in my class. Not just one of the tallest girls, one of the tallest out of everyone. When we were teenagers, my little brother used to pound on his chest and ask, "Who am I? I am Courtney in fifth grade!" I was really small when I was a tot, then grew a lot in middle school, then I just stopped.
Experian's annual State of Credit Report for 2016 says the average American credit score has improved four points since 2015, clocking in at a "fair" 673.
Remember when smartwatches first hit the market and everyone said, "Who needs a phone on their wrist?!" Fast forward a few years, and one in six people now owns a smartwatch or a fitness tracker. Innovative products can seem frivolous when they first hit the market, but it doesn't take long for them become an essential part of our culture and lifestyle.