During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are turning to pandemic pods to maintain social connections and regain a sense of normalcy. But finding people you can trust with your health is no easy feat, and there are many things to consider before you form a pod.
If you’re embarking on a decluttering campaign, you probably have loads of old books to offload. But don’t just throw them in the recycling bin — or worse, the garbage. Donate them to one of these organizations, which can rehome your used books to bring joy or knowledge to a new reader.
There are many reasons to reduce your alcohol consumption, from health concerns to financial strain to dependency issues. Whatever your motivation, if you’re ready to cut back on your alcohol use — or quit drinking altogether — there are lots of ways you can do it.
There are many worthwhile and rewarding volunteer opportunities in the world, but how do you choose? It can be helpful to create a list of possibilities and vet them before deciding which are the best fits. Here are 10 easy ways to find volunteer opportunities that are right for you.
Large home appliances are not cheap. But how much can you do to get a better price on your next large appliance purchase? Actually, quite a lot. Consider this your cheat sheet for reducing the budgetary impact of upgrading your kitchen, laundry closet, or utility room.
The world is filled with deserving organizations that depend on the efforts of unpaid volunteers. No matter your strengths or which causes you care about most, there’s no shortage of organizations that would welcome your help. Here’s how to find good places to volunteer your time and energy.
Because most Americans get their health insurance through an employer, losing your job often means losing your health coverage with it. COBRA coverage can offer a useful alternative to a marketplace plan in some situations. Learn about COBRA and how COBRA coverage can help you if you lose your job.
Not all volunteering activities are voluntary. Court-mandated community service, often in lieu of financial penalties, is a common component of criminal and civil judgments...
As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, it’s worth remembering that face coverings can mitigate the spread of this and many other deadly diseases. Hundreds of retailers, both small and large, sell masks and face coverings. And these are the best places to find these lifesaving devices.
Valentine’s Day can be stressful when you’re on a budget. Those glittering store window displays send the message that you have to shell out the big bucks to show your lady you care. But real women tell a different story: These seven inexpensive Valentine’s Day gifts are what they really want.
It's tough to shop for your man’s Valentine’s Day gift when you’re on a budget. Sure, the stores have lots of cute displays of cheap gifts for the holiday. But nothing ever seems quite right for your guy. But these meaningful gifts — many suggested by guys themselves — are just the right price.
Has the coronavirus pandemic derailed your upcoming travel plans? Are you sure? Check this list of COVID-19 virus-related travel restrictions, warnings, and cancellation policies to find out if your trip is still on or if it’s time to rebook or get a refund (and how to do that if so).