life hacks save money month

Tired of wondering where your hard-earned money disappears to all the time? Sometimes, paying yourself first doesn’t work if you are still broke by the end of the month. Combine several of the life hacks below and you’ll save $100s every month. 1. Switch to a free checking account — $5 to $20 You might […]

30 Things You Must Do Before Turning 40

Everyone has a bucket list nowadays. But this is a list of things to do at least ONCE before turning 40—and there’s no reason to stop working on it (or stop adding to it!) after you hit decade number four. Society today tends to believe that by age 40 your career should be flourishing, heading […]

As Expedia is considered one of the world’s largest online travel agencies, it’s become a trusted source for booking flights, hotels and rental cars for any destination. You can sometimes find flight deals (especially the multi-city fares) on Expedia that you won’t find on other sites. If you’ve only used Expedia when searching for flights, […]

Sometimes, it takes more than the latest best-selling novel or inspirational blog post to get yourself pumped to tackle every day like it’s your last. And really, who has the time? But if powerful, passionate and educational speeches are your thing, an 18-minute long TEDx or TED Talk video could be the ticket. Along with a […]

Wondering what to do when that caffeine crash hits you in the afternoon? Anyone else would tell you to go for more coffee. But that’s not a good idea, you see. Check this, this and this out. Here are some effective alternatives to coffee that can still help you effectively fuel your work productivity and keep […]

When you ditch the corporate cubicle, you can also leave behind your power suit, chatty colleagues and time wasting office distractions. But what you shouldn’t leave behind is a dedicated, organized workspace. For a real work-life balance, you should really spend some time on setting up a productive home office. Here are some productivity hacks […]

Spending Detox

If you’ve ever fasted before, if you participate in Lent, if you’ve ever gone on a diet—consider a spending detox the financial version of all those things. Choose a week (or a month if you can take it) to cut down on extras, and stick to the basics. No shopping sprees, no eating out, no […]

Books for the Work At Home Crowd

When you’re going it on your own, it helps to have a little advice from others. So why not pick up some words of wisdom from those who have been there, done that and lived to tell the tale? We’re talking about books of course! Here are 10 staple books for the work at home […]

Distractions at Work

Whether you spend your work day in the office or at home, there are bound to be plenty of distractions to chip away at your productivity. Several studies state that at least 50 to 60 percent of American employees waste almost a couple of hours every day at work and are distracted about every 15 […]

Google’s campus (“Googleplex”) in Mountainview, CA is kind of like Willy Wonka’s candy factory—full of delightful surprises and happy little workers. Oh and yeah, there is a lot of candy. However, after discovering that employees had a serious M&M addiction, the company’s free candy stash was hidden in opaque jars, while healthy snacks were provided […]