Community Contributor Zina Kumok helps define self-care, separating out long term beneficial activities with impulsive acts. She'll help you get past the brands that use self-care to sell you something you probably don’t even need and help you find what will truly help you in the moment and in the long run.

Amazon remains a dominant force in taking on traditional brick-and-mortar businesses. Their entry into the grocery space, with the acquisition of Whole Foods, will put an even greater amount of pressure on big-box retailers such as Walmart. While both retailers draw consumers who are looking for affordable prices and the ability to find just about everything in one place, Americans living paycheck to paycheck may have different considerations when choosing where to shop.