Nicole Dieker

Nicole Dieker

I'm a freelance writer & blogger.

I'm a freelance writer, copywriter, & blogger. Senior editor at The Billfold, contributor to The Write Life, The Freelancer, The Content Strategist, Popular Science, and more.

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How to Speed Up Your Computer and Make It Last Longer

Want Your Laptop to Last Longer? Try These 8 Life-Extending Strategies.

Get Paid to Quit Your Job at These 5 Companies

If your boss offered you a month’s salary to quit, would you take the money?

Want to Work from Home? Better Think About These Hidden Costs

Here are nine of the biggest hidden work-from-home costs, as well as tips on how to avoid them.

You Paid for Your Digital Media, But Do You Own It?

Think You Own the Songs and Movies You Buy on Apple and Amazon? Think Again.

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Understanding This About Yourself Will Help You Make Better Money Decisions

Do you feel like you keep making the same money mistakes over and over?

8 Christmas Gift Ideas That Help People Manage Money

This holiday season, give that person one of these eight gifts to help them with their finances.

50 Frugal Ways to Get Free Furniture for Your Home

Don’t buy a thing until you’ve tried some of these free furniture ideas!

Can Money Buy Happiness? Yes, If You Spend It Right

Can money really buy happiness? Maybe.

100 Free Gift Ideas Your Friends and Family Will Actually Want

You’ll probably see at least four or five items you can easily give someone you know and love — which means four or five gifts you don’t have to buy.

4 Simple Ways to Save Money During the Holidays

U.S. News has a few suggestions to help us save money while still enjoying our favorite holiday experiences.

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This Mother Rarely Pays for Groceries. Here’s Her Couponing Strategy

Nearly everyone’s used coupons at some time or another, but New York mom Kate Fenner has turned couponing into a serious savings strategy.

This is a Weird Thing to Do at Work, But It Could Help You Earn More Money

Believe it or not, taking some time to think about money can help you be a better team player.

How to Survive Black Friday Shopping With Your Kids

Shopping with young children in tow is a necessity for a lot of families. For many parents, the kids have to come along or the shopping doesn’t get done.

Need Free Wi-Fi? Here's Where to Find It

Trent Hamm at The Simple Dollar lists 19 places to find free Wi-Fi. And you probably have at least one of these places near your home.

Job Seekers, Here's How to Pick the Right Professional References

Having a reference list can be key to landing that next great job — but it all depends on which references you choose to include.