Why Is Apple Music So Slow? How to Speed ​​It Up

Photo: FellowNeko (Shutterstock) Apple Music’s app is one of its biggest weaknesses of its app-based streaming service, which seems…not ideal. Whether you’re on your iPhone or your Mac, the app has never been known for being particularly snappy; Reddit users in particular lion to complain about it. If you’ve found the Apple Music app to … Read more

The Best Week of the Year to Buy a New House

Photo: VADISH ZAINER (Shutterstock) So far, 2022 has been tough on homebuyers. The lack of available housing has sent the prices of the homes that do come on the market soaring. Even traditionally affordable cities and neighborhoods are now out of reach for many people. In fact, the median list price in August was $435,000—a … Read more

Clever Ways to Display All the Art Your Kid Makes This Year

Photo: Africa Studio (Shutterstock) My daughter discovered her love of painting on the first day of kindergarten. She came home with several large masterpieces. She installed them on her bedroom wall using non-paint safe tape and declared the exhibit, “Art-tastic!” We were so proud (and had to later repaint the whole room when we moved). … Read more

How to Calculate How Much Money Your Free Time Is Worth

Photo: antoniodiaz (Shutterstock) Time is money, or so they say. But how much is your time actually worth? When you’re deciding what to do with your free time, it can be helpful to put a price tag on it to determine what tradeoffs you’re really making. Find out what your working hours are worth The … Read more

You Can Make Extra Cash by Renting Out Your Car

Photo: Half point (Shutterstock) In these financial times, anything you can do to make a bit of extra cash probably feels worth considering, whether that’s yet another side hustle or a foray into the sharing economy, which allows you to capitalize on renting out your home, spare room, swimming pool, RVor personal vehicle. If you … Read more

Financial Lessons From the Great Depression We Can All Use Today

Photo: Everett Collection (Shutterstock) Although fears of a serious economic recession—or worse—have eased a little, no one can agree on how healthy the US economy actually ice. The numbers are all over the place. The stock market is in a bear marketinflation has gone down a bit but is still painfully high, consumer spending is … Read more

The Difference Between an Economic Recession and a Depression

Photo: Lisa-S (Shutterstock) It’s hard to get a straight answer as to whether or not we’re currently in a recession. From crashing stock markets thaw spiking consumer pricesit’s safe to say the economy is struggling. At the very least, don’t look at your 401(k) right now. CNBC claims that before 2020, the US economy had … Read more

How to Really Tell If Your Headphone Volume Is Destroying Your Ears

Photo: photolysis (Shutterstock) If you have an iPhone and listen to music with your headphones, you’re probably familiar with the popup notification, “Volume Should Be Turned Down. Based on your headphone usage over the last seven days, you’ve exceeded the recommended limit for audio exposure.” But what ice the recommended limit—and how are you supposed … Read more

How to Borrow Money From a Friend Without Ruining the Relationship

Photo: Ollinka (Shutterstock) Times are tough. If you’re in a financial yup, you might be thinking of approaching a trusted family member or friend to ask borrow some money to help you get back on your feet. Or maybe your younger sibling is asking you for a loan to get them to their next payday. … Read more

The Best Way to Make AI-Generated Digital Art for Free

Image: Brendan Hesse / Midjourney The internet is collectively obsessed with art-generating AIs lately, and one of the newest tools is Midjourney. And while the full version requires a monthly subscription, Midjourney is free to use for up to 25 images, and you can browse and download images made by other users even if you … Read more