Cut Down to Save Big

March 26, 2017

At age 49, Donna Freedman decided to change her life. It was 2006, and she was a recently divorced, single parent with $130 to her name.

Donna had always lived frugally, but found herself at a place in life where every penny counted. She had to come up with a plan to survive and thrive.

“I had to go broke to become a personal finance writer,” says Donna, now a freelance writer and author.

Personal finance stretches beyond retirement plans and stock options to simple, everyday lifestyle changes and money-saving behaviors that result …

Man On a (High-Voltage) Wire

March 26, 2017

To commute to work, aerial lineman Kenneth “Badger” Knight hops a ride on a McDonnell Douglas MD500 helicopter—an aircraft known …

What a Photograph Cannot Do

March 26, 2017

I have written about what photography means to me and how it helps us cope and heal from traumas. But …

Six Steps to Get Your Finances on Track

March 26, 2017

Take control of your money instead of letting your money control you It is easy to talk about personal finance, but …

Excellent Egg Options

Mini Mushroom Egg Bakes Cooking spray 2 tablespoons butter 4-ounce can sliced mushrooms, drained 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion 24 thin round slices smoked ham 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese 2 cups egg substitute or eight eggs, beaten …

Go Green With Avocados

Go Green With Avocados Avocado Coconut Ice Pops 1 fresh avocado 1 cup coconut milk 2 tablespoons honey (may substitute with 2 tablespoons sugar) 2 tablespoons lemon juice ¼ cup sweetened shredded coconut Place avocado, coconut milk, honey and lemon …

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