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Christa Avampato

Christa is a writer and business leader based in New York City. She has written for The Washington Post, The Motley Fool, and Royal Media Partners publications.

Latest articles by Christa Avampato

6 Podcasts for Travel Lovers

Thinking about what to do with next year's PTO? These podcasts will inspire your wanderlust.

5 Lucrative Climate Change Investments That Can Help Save the World

Can you save the environment and take care of your personal finances at the same time? Yes, you can. Here's how.

6 Self-Care Gifts to Give Yourself This Holiday Season

While you're rushing around finding the perfect gifts for loved ones, treat yourself, too.

6 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dishes That Hold Their Own With Turkey

If you have vegetarians at your Thanksgiving table, these dishes will help them pass on the turkey without feeling deprived.

7 Easy Ways to Give Back This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving encourages us to give to others less fortunate. Here's how you can make a difference without breaking a sweat.

How to Sign Up for Health Care in 2018

Open enrollment to buy health insurance through the ACA starts on November 1. Here's what you need to know this year.

6 Moves You Should Make Now for Your 2018 Taxes

The end of the year is fast approaching. Take some time now to get your taxes in order and you'll thank yourself come April.

7 Podcasts for Foodies

Love podcasts? Love food? Put those two passions together and enjoy these delectable foodie podcasts — you can even listen while dining!

How Your New Job Might Affect Your Mortgage Application

You just started a new job. Now, you want a new home. With the right strategy, you can still get a mortgage.

6 Money Moves to Make After Buying Your First House

You bought your first home! Now you need to take a few steps to immediately to protect your finances.

7 Fun Podcasts for Kids (That Parents Love, Too)

These podcasts promote listening skills and give kids a much-needed break from their screens. You could use a break, too!

Buying a House? Here's Where to Keep Your Down Payment

When you're saving for a house in the near future, it's the return of the money, not the return on the money, that matters most.

6 Ways the Government Helps Disaster Victims Recover

The government is playing a vital role in helping disaster victims get back on their feet. Find out how your tax dollars work!

How to Select a Charity to Donate to After a Natural Disaster

Before making a charitable donation after a natural disaster, it's important to make sure your gift is going to a reputable organization. Here's how to check.

10 New Podcasts That'll Improve Your Money Mindset

Love tuning in to podcasts? Add these 10 to your to-listen list for a better money mindset.

Don't Make These 5 Common Mistakes When Writing a Will

Everyone needs a last will and testament. Make it easier on your loved ones by avoiding these mistakes.

5 Business Lessons From These Child Entrepreneurs

What can you learn from kid entrepreneurs? Just about everything you need to know to launch a successful business!

6 Easy, Affordable Ways to Make Your Home Even Cozier This Autumn

Fall and winter are on the way. Is your home ready for all the cozy to come? Just add Hygge and it will be!

Why Donating Money Is the Best Thing You Can Do After a Natural Disaster

There's a natural impulse to donate after a natural disaster. But donating goods over money is not always the best idea.

How Smart Shoppers Will Save at Amazon's Whole Foods

Whole Foods just got a whole lot cheaper thanks to Amazon. Are you ready to save big?