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My favorite things to write about are topics that have to do with pregnancy, weddings, saving money, living green, and life with dogs. When I'm not writing, I love to spend time with my husband, read, create 3D artwork and Native American beadwork.
I love this picture of a guy jumping on the front of a smart car.

Here are 7 pros and cons of the micro mini or smart car, plus videos showing the Smart car in crashes.

Before you purchase identity theft insurance, there are a few things you should know first. Some financial institutions provide identity theft insurance for FREE. And there are other ways to protect yourself from identity theft without having to pay a thing!

Following are some of the dangers associated with buying used tires -- or even OLD, unused tires that are sold as brand new! Plus, how to make sense of the letters and numbers on your tire's sidewall and determine the true age of your tires.

If you'd like to make money in the form of a high-interest yield from the money sitting in your checking account, then these tips for finding a bank that offers high interest checking are for you! Here's how to find a bank offering high interest checking account rates right now, no matter where you live.

Been considering a prepaid debit card to replace your credit cards or debit cards that are backed by a bank? Here are the pros and cons of regular credit cards, regular debit cards, and prepaid debit cards. Would you believe that prepaid debit cards are actually cheaper?!

If you think you're too smart to be a victim of mortgage fraud, think again! Con artists are out there and they are very good. They know how to find your weakness and convince you that they are your savior. This video explains in depth how they do it.

Are you all set to sell your gold jewelry and or coins as scrap? You should reconsider doing so because this is not the best way to get the best price for your gold.

Do you have a mound of holiday debt that you have no idea how you're going to pay off? Consider these 7 tips to get out of holiday debt fast, plus 3 tips to save money during the holidays.

Are you worried about being prepared for a financial emergency? Here's how to conduct a financial fire drill so you won't get caught off guard -- financially speaking. Plus tips for setting up an Emergency Fund and an Opportunity Fund to give yourself some cushion in your family budget.