What to Do With Overripe Bananas: 15 Easy Recipes to Try

If the produce section was high school, the banana would be your high school sweetheart. Banana is the total package: delicious, nutritious and versatile. He’s the most popular fruit consumed in the U.S., and while he may have a tough…

What to Do If You Have an Eviction on Your Record

The best way to deal with an eviction is to fight it before you’re forced to leave your home. Not everyone who fights will win, though. And after you’re evicted, the nightmare isn’t over. Having an eviction on your record…

Here’s How to Find Housing on Facebook

Even in the best of times, meeting strangers to select an affordable place to live can be difficult. You never know if, at best, your potential landlord or roommate will be a scammer, or at worst, a murderer. Throw a…

Save Money on Movies and More With These Free Library Apps

You don’t have to be a nerd to appreciate the hidden world of virtual resources, which are offered by many U.S. public libraries. Do you want to stream music, movies and audiobooks? Check out a hundred magazines? Learn a new…

Hiring Employees vs Independent Contractors: What You Need to Know

When your company needs new people, who should you hire? This decision can be more complex than simply finding the most qualified worker. Should you recruit an independent contractor, or hire an official employee? It’s important to understand the difference…

Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery for Daylight Savings Time

Sorry, folks. We’re losing an hour of time this weekend whether we like it or not. Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 14, 2021. That means most of us in the U.S. have to move our clocks ahead one hour…

Every Homeowners’ Quandary: When to DIY or Hire a Pro

In the age of endless how-to Youtube videos and Do-It-Yourselfers on HGTV, it’s easy to think that you can tackle almost any home project as long as you study hard enough. Every renovation project you choose to take on yourself…

Here’s How to Buy a Used Phone (That Actually Works)

Looking to update your old cell phone? A phone that is not necessarily new but is new to you could save you a lot of money without costing you quality. “There’s such an appetite for consumers that don’t need to…

The Budget Mom’s Secret: Managing Money Her Own Way

Editor’s note: This story was originally published in June 2019. Kumiko Love is known online by the moniker The Budget Mom, but money management didn’t always come naturally to her. Having a finance degree didn’t make her immune to money…

Girls Auto Clinic Offers Special Services and Advice for Women

Editor’s note: This story was originally published in October 2018. Patrice Banks used to be the type of woman who felt like she needed a man with her when she took her car to a mechanic or bought a new…