When you find your fridge is full, but there’s nothing to eat, usually the culprit is an excess of condiments. But before you toss everything in the trash to make room for some staples, here are some creative and economical ways to consume those sauces, mustards and relishes and spice up your everyday recipes.
Imaging the horror of coming home to a burglary and finding your laptop’s been stolen. Sure, you’re renter’s insurance will replace the hardware, but no policy can return the megabytes of family photos you lost on your drive. Time to think about data backup to insure your digital valuables.
Why can’t you invest in your neighborhood bakery, laundromat or bookstore the same way you buy shares in Exxon, Home Depot or Caterpillar? Author Amy Cortese talks to Mint about the growing demand for local investing opportunities and what’s being done to meet the need.
Wouldn’t it be nice if every time you scored a good deal by shopping around and comparing prices, the savings you netted went straight into your retirement account? For some savers, this is already possible.
WIth the Fourth of July right around the corner, many of you may be thinking of throwing a backyard bash. But being a magnanimous host can spell ruin for your monthly budget if you don’t plan accordingly. Here are some tips to help you keep the costs under control, without undermining the fun.
When it comes to protecting your credit from identity theft, you have options. You can do nothing. You can pay to monitor your credit reports. Or, you can freeze your credit reports. Each has their pros and cons.
Before you sink a bunch of money into an attractive stock, make sure you understand what the company’s true profits really are by stripping away the one-time, exceptional items that can make the earnings look more robust than they really are.
In some vacation destinations, you’ll be met by friendly locals offering helicopter rides, fishing trips and even several nights’ lodging – all for free in exchange for listening to a short “informational presentation.” So should you take the bait, or run the other way?