DIY vs Professional Hygiene

Most people feel comfortable taking a DIY approach to their hygiene, but is that enough? What are the differences between handling your own hygiene, and leaving it up to the professionals? Let’s compare common hygiene hotspots and find out. Oral Hygiene Most people have some kind of oral hygiene routine in place. Daily brushing, flossing, […]

Tips On How To Dodge Big Fees For Your Money Transfers

Money transfer, especially overseas, is a rather frustrating experience, which comes with a fair share of challenges – from delays to hidden fees, double charges and bad exchange rate. Most people end up losing hundreds of dollars when sending a meager sum of money abroad. However, you should not have to pay high transaction fees […]

Fear and Money

There’s no doubt that fear is a motivation in our financial decision making process. We fear running out of money and being unreliable for those we’re responsible for. This motivates us to prepare for the future. We fear making poor choices like investing in a stock that will tank, or putting hard earned cash into […]

Save Money by Doing Your Summer Shopping Online

This is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post please read our guest posting policy. Many people enjoy the summer months because it is the last season of the year that allows them to wear light, comfortable clothing before they have to start covering up during the fall and winter. Even though […]

Advanced Directives for End-of-Life Care

This is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post please read our guest posting policy. It is not an easy topic for many people to think about, but every adult should consider what kinds of decisions they want to make about end-of-life care. Unexpected accidents or illnesses can happen at any time, […]

All Things Finance Monthly Standard

Welcome back to another Monthly Standard! I can’t believe it’s been a month already. Last time the Chicago Blackhawks had just won the Stanley Cup. I can’t wait for the NFL to start. This year I’m going to try out Game Rewind which will let me watch all my Chicago Bear games for only $29.99. […]

All Things Finance Monthly Standard

Some of you might remember that in last month’s Monthly Standard the Chicago Blackhawks were forging ahead in a pivotal game 7 against their nemesis the Detroit Redwings. Historically this would be the last time these 2 teams would meet in the playoffs because Detroit was switching conferences. The Blackhawks went on to win, coming […]

All You Need to Know About Credit Card Interest Rates

This is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post please read our guest posting policy. When comparing financial products, it can be difficult to know which offers the best value and which might be most suitable for you. Financial providers don’t always make it easy either – as there is often confusing […]

All Things Finance Monthly Standard

Hi All! Welcome back to the All Things Finance Monthly Standard: Finance related articles from around the web. As I’m writing this I’m also watching Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Redwings. Chicago is up 1-0 at 10:23 of the 2nd period. For those who haven’t been following […]

Six Strategies for Handling a Difficult Boss

This is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post please read our guest posting policy. At one time or another, nearly everyone has had to deal with a difficult boss. The source of the challenge might be unprofessionalism, or inconsistency, or incompetence to name just a few- and the list goes on. […]