How Do You Start a Breakup Talk?

When you know that it is time for your relationship to end, you have a tough conversation ahead. If you want to stay friends with your soon-to-be ex, the talk can be even more difficult to navigate. What is the best way to begin this talk? » 3/03/15 7:00am Yesterday 7:00am

Aim to Save for a Third of Your Child’s College to Spread Out Costs

College gets more expensive every year, making it difficult to save enough to pay for your kid's entire education. Instead, set your savings goal at one third of what you think their higher education costs will be so that you're prepared to cover at least that much by the time they leave for school. » 3/02/15 4:00pm Monday 4:00pm

The Most Common Types of Debt and How to Tackle Them

Accumulating debt may seem like falling into a steep ravine and trying to climb out with nothing to hold on to. But there are some resources and methods you can arm yourself with to take control of (and pay off) your debt. Here's how to get started. » 2/27/15 10:00am Friday 10:00am

Create Multiple Streams of Income In Case You Lose Your Job

No matter how secure you feel your job and industry are, there is always a chance things could go south. Take the time now to create multiple sources of income in case your main one is cut off in the future. » 2/27/15 7:00am Friday 7:00am

Form "Creative Circles" Instead of a Single Mentor for More Guidance

You probably know that working with a mentor is important to your career development. However, it can be a real challenge to find the perfect mentor and ask them to help you. Make the search easier on yourself by forming a "creative circle" from your peer network rather than seeking out a single person to guide you. » 2/25/15 7:00am 2/25/15 7:00am

Master Make-Ahead Salads with the Perfect Combination of Veggies

When your schedule is packed but you still want to eat healthily, salads make great to-go meal options. Put together a salad that will fill you up and stand up to storage by opting for ingredients that will stay crisp. » 2/23/15 4:00pm 2/23/15 4:00pm

Add Extra Flavor to Any Broth with Dried Shiitake Mushrooms

You can make a delicious broth with just about anything—from leftover cheese rinds to vegetable scraps. If you want to take your broth flavor to the next level, use dried shiitake mushrooms for an undercurrent of savory flavor. » 2/23/15 7:00am 2/23/15 7:00am

How to Prepare Your Career Before Having a Baby

Having a baby is a huge life change that is exciting, but can really impact your work life. You'll need to consider everything from when to tell your boss to how to get your finances in order (and cover the cost of your absence). Here are some tips to put your best foot forward when it comes to balancing your… » 2/20/15 10:00am 2/20/15 10:00am

Keep Rooms Functional with the Three Foot Rule

You have a lot of options when it comes to furnishing your home, from saving money without losing out on style to creating a paint palette to arranging decor to make a space feel more spacious. Whatever you choose to do, keep the three foot rule in mind. » 2/20/15 6:00am 2/20/15 6:00am

These Maps Show You the Cost of Living in Other Countries

When you plan to go to another country, there are a lot of factors to consider—including cost. MoveHub has put together a map guide of the cost of living standard on a global level so you can easily judge whether a country is too expensive for your budget. » 2/19/15 7:00am 2/19/15 7:00am

Focus on Impact, Not Intent, to Resolve Disagreements

Getting into arguments is always tough—no matter if it is at work or in your personal life. You can resolve disagreements more easily by steering the conversation towards the impact of each person's actions rather than their intent. » 2/18/15 4:00pm 2/18/15 4:00pm

Make Fluffier Rice by Trapping the Steam with a Kitchen Towel

Rice is a versatile base for meals because it works with a variety of cuisines and dishes—from grain bowls made of leftovers to risotto to fried rice. Get a fluffy texture from your next batch of rice by using a kitchen towel to trap steam in the pot after cooking. » 2/18/15 7:00am 2/18/15 7:00am

This Chart Shows You How Much Fabric You Need to Reupholster Furniture

You can get unique, low cost furniture by reupholstering used pieces yourself. However, it can be a challenge to figure out how much fabric you need based on the type and shape of your item. These charts show you how much fabric you'll need for common chairs, sofas, and stools. » 2/17/15 7:00am 2/17/15 7:00am

How to Move Past the Superficial and Build Deeper Friendships

Having supportive, honest people in your life can make a huge difference in your overall happiness (and theirs). But fostering friendships that go beyond the surface can be a challenge—they take a lot of time and energy, and it can feel awkward at first. If you want to build deeper connections with your friends,… » 2/13/15 10:00am 2/13/15 10:00am