Kristin Colella

Kristin Colella is an experienced writer and editor who specializes in personal finance and lifestyle content. She hopes to inspire readers to make financially responsible choices while still enjoying life to the fullest.

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6 DIY Cocktails for Cinco de Mayo -- No Limes Required

6 DIY Cocktails for Cinco de Mayo -- No Limes Required

Don't let the national lime shortage sour your Cinco de Mayo celebrations. Here are recipes for creative libations you can make at home that don't require limes.

Hiring Boom on the Horizon: 5 Tips for New Grads

Hiring Boom on the Horizon: 5 Tips for New Grads

Employers plan to hire about 9% more new college grads this year than in 2013. Here's how the Class of 2014 can take advantage of this rosy jobs outlook.

The Best "Green" Wines Under $35

The Best "Green" Wines Under $35

In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we've rounded up some of the best eco-friendly bottles from around the world.

The Coolest Easter Egg Hunts Around the World

The Coolest Easter Egg Hunts Around the World

From Colorado to the English countryside, here are a few of the most egg-citing Easter celebrations throughout the globe.

5 Ridiculously Expensive Celebrity Divorce Payouts

5 Ridiculously Expensive Celebrity Divorce Payouts

These famous breakups resulted in multimillion-dollar divorce settlements.

The Coolest Internships in America

The Coolest Internships in America

From Nickelodeon to Cosmopolitan magazine, here are some of the most interesting places to apply for an internship.

Marijuana Spa Products You Can Make at Home

Marijuana Spa Products You Can Make at Home

From ointments to body wraps, pot can be used to create your favorite spa products to relax your mind, body and spirit.

How I'll Spend My Tax Refund: 7 Stories

How I'll Spend My Tax Refund: 7 Stories

Everyday Americans tell us what they plan to do with their big, fat checks from Uncle Sam.

5 Off-the-Radar Spring Break Destinations

5 Off-the-Radar Spring Break Destinations

These locales may not be as popular among spring breakers as Cancun and South Beach, but they offer just as much fun without the craziness and crowds.

Top Money Lessons From the Sochi Games

Top Money Lessons From the Sochi Games

Here's what the 2014 Winter Olympics can teach you about making smart (and not-so-smart) financial decisions.