Posts by Lisa M. Gerry

How My Divorce Set Me Financially Free

I never wanted to get divorced—but when it happened, I could finally turn my attention to fixing my money. More

How One Woman Created a Zero-Waste Home

Thanks to this new lifestyle, Bea Johnson says her family’s living expenses have dropped by 40%. More

7 Networking Tips You Can Learn From the Movies

Learn how to get ahead in work and in life from “Almost Famous,” “I Love You Man,” “The Social Network” and more. More

10 Signs You’re Suffering From Job Burnout

Burnout can wreak havoc on your health, happiness, relationships and job performance. Here’s how to know if you’re suffering from it. More

Recipe From a Food Network Star: Black Bean Brownies

Check out these delicious AND nutritious black bean brownies, which have a healthy dose of fiber in addition to a sweet chocolate taste you’ll love. More

Recipe From a Food Network Star: Potato-Bacon Torte

You’ll love this decadent, cheap and easy torte. Bonus? Your family will love it, too. More

10 Smart Grocery Tips From a Food Network Star

Food Network star Melissa D’Arabian shares her ten best tips to saving money at the grocery store and serving your family healthful food without breaking the bank. More

How Jessica Alba Is Shaking Up the Eco-Baby Industry

Amidst all the noise about kids and toxins, moms want a source they can trust. That’s where Jessica Alba hopes her new product line, The Honest Company, will come in. More

Extreme Cheapskates: Meet Jeff and Denise Yeager

We sat down with two of the stars from TLC’s show Extreme Cheapskates to find out their secrets. More

How One Mom Ditched Her Family’s $89,000 Debt

Through dedication, effort and penny-pinching, one mom pulled her family up by their bootstraps and erased $89,000 in debt … in six months! Find out how. More