It’s Valentine’s Day—but is it a holiday to celebrate love, or just another excuse to spend major cash? Americans are expected to spend $19.6 billion on Valentine’s Day this year, according to the National Retail Federation. Fifty-four percent of us will shower our Valentine with “I love you’s” ….and
Vera Gibbons, founder of NoPoNews.com, outlines the four big Presidents Day sales. Some deals have already started, but most kick off around Valentine's Day.
If you’re planning to get your special someone (or however you’re labeling them) a gift for Valentine’s Day, go no further! These 7 gifts say “I like you, but not too much, unless you like me, and then in that case I really like you!” …Or something like that.
Chef and restaurateur Stephanie Izard is on a mission to fight food waste. Together with Morton Salt, Izard, a new mom who won Bravo’s fourth season of “Top Chef,” is working with the campaign to reduce food waste by 50% by 2030. Fifty-two million tons of food go to waste in the US each year – or 40%
If you’re planning to apply to college, submitting the perfect application and getting into your dream school can be a huge source of anxiety for many students. With so many applications and so few spots, trimming down the application pool can be challenging. Boland says that children of alumni, student
If your taxes are simple, you might elect to do it at home with a software like TurboTax or H&R Block. But be careful you’re not leaving out any income or missing out on any possible deductions. Here are four common mistakes you can avoid when filing your taxes.
Waiting until you’re older to have kids doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll have fewer kids, according to new data by Pew Research Center. Overall, more women are becoming mothers, and having more children than they were a decade ago. “Women no longer need to sacrifice having a family for having a career
Lauren Singer has been living “Zero Waste” for the past five years. While studying environmental science at New York University, Singer realized that the way she was living didn’t align with her beliefs, so she made the switch and has gradually cut out plastic and waste from her lifestyle. Singer went
Kim Jarvis, the director of career coaching at SoFi — a personal finance company that specializes in student loans, mortgages and private loans — offered five tips to kickstart your career. “Think about what’s working well for you in your current work situation and what you need to change,” Jarvis says
Despite the crude name, an F-you fund is essentially a beefed-up emergency fund: “At least six to eight months of expenses in an account so if you’re working at a job that you don’t like and you would rather do something else, you can tell your job ‘F-you,’” says Ash Exantus, a personal finance expert
Under the old tax code, the average family of four (that submitted taxes married-filing-jointly) received a tax break of $16,200 through the personal exemption, one $4,050 exemption for every member of the family. “The idea is that that loss of $4,900 of shieldable income will be offset by the lower
According to a new report by NerdWallet, 84% of people made money-related resolutions for 2018. If you’re hoping to save money this year, you’re in good company: 60% of people listed saving money as their top goal. Paying down debt, sticking to a budget, and improving credit scores were other popular
You can appeal your financial aid package, especially if there's been a change in your family's financial picture or if you have other offer letters you can use to negotiate.
Yahoo Finance interviews computer hacker Kevin Mitnick, formerly on the US government’s “Most Wanted” list, to find out what security measures he takes to safeguard his own personal information online.
Whether you’re hoping to pay down debt, or build your savings, it’s important to start with a solid financial foundation, according to Holly Morphew, a certified financial health counselor. “Whatever financial success looks like to you, it’s important to have a financial foundation so that you can get
Kate Middleton will make her official debut as an art curator later this month. Using her art history degree from University of St. Andrews, the Duchess of Cambridge selected images for an upcoming exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) called “Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography
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For nearly two weeks, South Africans watched out for any clues that would tell them just who was in charge of their country. They watched as motorcades of luxury cars and blue-light security vehicles darted between official homes. They eagerly shared leaks over WhatsApp from closed-door meetings of the
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