Lifestyle

9 Ways to Add Income from Home
If you have no income or need extra money to cover pitfalls in your budget, here are 9 ways to earn money without having to leave your home.
Protect your refund from tax ID theft
My Social Security is the Right Tool for You
If you haven’t opened a personal “my Social Security” account, you’re missing out. We explain how this account can help prevent issues like tax ID theft.
An End of Life Checklist To Leave The Legacy You Want
What do you want your legacy to be? Putting plans in place before the inevitable happens is essential in ensuring the legacy you want after you're gone.
A beautiful review of Beautiful Money
The Beautiful Truth in Beautiful Money
Beautiful Money teaches that success lies in having a positive perspective that you can actualize. Learn how this relates to SMART goals and money mantras.
Women Face Unique Risks in Retirement Planning
Planning for retirement is especially challenging for women,whether married,widowed or single.Tips to help women plan successfully for their golden years.
15 Flight Hacks you can use for Ridiculously Cheap Bookings Today
Looking for a flight but every time you go back to check the price it gets higher and higher? Here are 15 hacks to help you land great booking deals.
How Much Does Thanksgiving Cost at Your House?
Americans spend over a $1 Billion on Thanksgiving. Money expert Michelle Hutchison says the key to surviving Turkey Day debt-free is to budget.
“The Ultimate Guide to Extreme Couponing”
Want to save money on everyday essentials? This Ultimate Guide to Extreme Couponing shows you how to become an expert to reap the ultimate savings reward.
Halloween Doesn’t Have To Be Seriously Harrowing
A safe Halloween is a fun Halloween.This guide contains a wealth of tips to help keep your family safe during this age old and fun-filled holiday.
65 Ways to Stretch Your Wedding Budget, Without Giving Up the Luxury
Getting married? Bella Sera has 65 tips to help make your wedding day spectacular and luxurious without breaking the bank or your budget.
The Three Biggest Lies Outlet Malls Will Try to Sell You
Outlet malls can be the perfect place to find a great bargain, but don’t get caught by these 3 big shopping lies salesclerks will use for up-sales.
4 Tips For Making Your Retirement Savings Last Longer
Are you worried about outliving your money in retirement? Here are 4 tips to help make your retirement savings last longer in your golden years.
3 Habits Successful Retirees Have That Are Worth Imitating
Want to thrive in retirement? Here are 3 habits successful retirees often display that are worth emulating so we don’t merely survive in our golden years.
How To Tailgate On A Budget
It's football season which means it's also tailgating season.These 4 tips will help you score big on party essentials and food without breaking the bank.
The Absolutely, Positively Best Time To File For Social Security – All Depends
While you can begin withdrawing Social Security at age 62,before the traditional retirement age for less money,waiting until you turn 70 may increase check.
Infographic: Retirement Checkpoints
One of Americans biggest fears is outliving their money. Here are some key milestones you should be hitting on your road to retirement.
Advantages of Working in Retirement
Working in retirement has both financial and physical benefits.John Eikenberry shares his experience and advantages of delaying his exit from the workforce.
A Back-To-School Guide for Parents and Marketers

School will soon be in session but it still isn’t too late to get some back-to-school shopping and marketing tips. Although it isn’t the biggest shopping season, Americans will spend billions on back-to-school shopping this year. Check out The Shelf’s Infographic for tips on how to “rock your back to school sales and marketing.”

Infographic: Secrets to Successful Retirement
Want to enjoy your golden years? We are spilling 8 secrets from those retirement now to help you avoid regret and achieve success.
Tiny houses: big rewards, bigger challenges
Big Leap to a Tiny House Lifestyle
Downsizing to a tiny house may save money over time, but the upfront costs and restrictions in location can present sizable challenges for most families.