Frequent contributor of health and caregiving, personal finance, mortgage, and insurance articles, as well as celebrity interviews and Q&As to MSN, Realtor.com, Credit Sesame, Fortune, USA Today, Women's Health, Family Circle, Essence, Lifescript, Health Monitor Network, and more. Gina’s work has been featured on the covers of numerous titles including Glamour, Live Happy, Neurology Now, and many other national and international publications.
articles from Gina
20 Amazing Places to Click a Selfie At Before You Die
Published 05/14/2016 by Gina Roberts-Grey
Sure the bathroom mirror is the easiest place to snap a selfie. But how exciting is easy? This hot list of some of the most exotic, inspiring and unusual locations to click a selfie are sure to make you the envy of your friends and immortalize you in selfie history.
What Your Paycheck Is Actually Worth In The City
Published 05/04/2016 by Gina Roberts-Grey
Are you thinking of making a move to a new city? You’re not alone. Residents of the Big Apple, Los Angeles, and other major metropolitan areas often think the answer to making their paycheck go further is to move out of the big city. Some are leaping a faith and relocating in pursuit of a new job.
The Paralyzing Effect of Choice
Published 10/26/2015 by Gina Roberts-Grey
Have you ever stopped to think about just how many decisions you make each and every day? Some choices are very simple, such as choosing to get up in the morning and going to work rather than being fired for not showing up. Others are more complex. Much more complex. You want to buy a new computer for example, but which model of the thousands available to American consumers today will you choose?
17 Simple Ways To Donate To Charity Without Breaking The Bank
Published 12/22/2014 by Gina Roberts-Grey
Americans are a charitable bunch. According to the National Philanthropic Trust, 95.4 percent of U.S. households give to charity and that annual contribution averages $2,974. In total, individuals handed out a whopping $241.32 billion in 2013, which accounts for 72 percent of all charitable giving.
23 Clever Ways To Save Money & Time On Holiday Travel
Published 12/14/2014 by Gina Roberts-Grey
‘Tis this season for long lines at the baggage claim, crowded airports and bustling hotel lobbies. Holiday travel is almost certainly a harried event. According to a recent survey, 20% of holiday flights taking off from the 25 busiest airports were delayed or canceled in the past five years.
The Truth About Black Friday Deals
Published 11/24/2014 by Gina Roberts-Grey
Fresh from their tryptophan-induced slumber, a sea of savvy shoppers flock to stores on Black Friday. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), more than 164 million consumers plan to shop over Thanksgiving weekend. And 71% of those shoppers — that’s a cool 116 million — will do that shopping on Black Friday.
10 Simple Ways To Organize Your Finances & Stay in Control
Published 10/15/2014 by Gina Roberts-Grey
Lackluster or non-existent organizational skills can be just as dangerous to your financial health as being short on cash.
7 Lesser-Known Ways to Repay Student Loans
Published 09/03/2014 by Gina Roberts-Grey
Seven in 10 college graduates in 2014 had student debt. The average undergraduate in 2014 walked away from college with roughly $33,000 in student debt, according to an analysis of government data by Mark Kantrowitz, publisher at Edvisors, a group of web sites about planning and paying for college. Even after adjusting for inflation, that’s nearly double the amount borrowers were looking at paying 20 years ago.
How To Become A Millionaire? 10 Powerful Tips From Those Who Made It
Published 08/08/2014 by Gina Roberts-Grey
The number of millionaires in the U.S. has hit an all-time high. There are 9.6 million households in the U.S. boasting a net worth of $1 million or more; that’s up 600,000 from 2012. The previous high was 9.2 million pre-recession in 2007.
Should I File A Holiday Insurance Claim?
Published 12/24/2013 by Gina Roberts-Grey
Got decorations? If you yard rivals Clark Griswald’s, you’re not alone. Every year, thousands of reveling homeowners put up enough twinkle lights, inflatable Santas and animated reindeer decorations to light up their yard (and a few city blocks, too).