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Maya Dollarhide

Maya Dollarhide

Maya Dollarhide is a freelance writer and editor with nearly a decade of experience covering personal finance and products. Her writing credits include Bankrate, Investopedia,, Yahoo! Finance, MarketWatch, and Lending Tree. She loves to write articles and product reviews that help individuals and families make smart decisions about their spending, from reward-based credit cards to bank accounts. As the mother of two active kids, she also appreciates reporting on kid-friendly products, like backyard games, travel gear, and more. She and her family, including a very large Labrador, live in New York's Hudson Valley.

Articles by Maya Dollarhide

Subscription Gift

Best Subscription Gifts For All Budgets and Interests

Give the gift that keeps on giving when you surprise them with a subscription to something they love. Best subscription gift roundup

tummy control shapewear

The Best Tummy Control Shapewear, Tested and Reviewed

To prove that comfort and compression can coexist, the best tummy control shapewear on the market gets put through hours of testing.

Best Father’s Day gifts

The Best Father’s Day Gifts 2024: 39 Thoughtful Ideas for the Dad in Your Life

From coffee subscriptions to the truly best hoodie, this list of the best Father’s Day gifts will have something he’ll love (that’s not another tie).

Best Backpacks for College and High School

The Best Backpacks for College and High School

These bags earn high marks for durability and design, so get ready for a masterclass in shopping with our picks for the best backpacks for college and high school.

How To Sleep With Lower Back Pain

How To Sleep With Lower Back Pain: Advice From the Experts

Back pain can wreak havoc with your rest, but there are strategies for how to sleep with lower back pain. Here’s what the experts suggest.

How to Relieve Back Pain

How to Relieve Back Pain, According to the Experts

Physical therapists and orthopedic surgeons explain how to relieve back pain, and when to make an appointment with your doctor.

What Causes Back Pain?

What Causes Back Pain?

It affects over 80% of people at one time or another, but what causes back pain? Experts weigh in on types of pain, as well as treatment and prevention.

How to Measure Bra Size

How to Measure Bra Size, According to Bra Experts

Bra experts weigh in on how to measure bra size and the signs to keep an eye out for that let you know your bra is fitting correctly.

SKIMS Bodysuit Review

SKIMS Bodysuit Review: Testing Out the Ultimate Shapewear

I tried this highly touted bodysuit and found that it runs snug but keeps its shape all day. Learn more in my SKIMS bodysuit review.

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Best Early Black Friday Deals to Kick Off Holiday Shopping

Black Friday is almost here! Many retailers are already rolling out early savings on everything on your wish list, from fashion and furniture to tech and toys.

Best Face Wash for Oily Skin

Best Face Wash for Oily Skin, as Recommended by Dermatologists

The best face wash for oily skin clears out pores without making your face feel tight. Find out the ingredients to look out for, according to dermatologists.

Best Foundation for Mature Skin

The Best Foundation for Mature Skin in 2024

The best foundations for mature skin deliver hydrating ingredients, sun protection, and powerful anti-aging antioxidants while providing a range of coverage.

Best Valentine's Gifts for Her

Best Valentine's Gifts for Her: 38 Ideas for Every Budget

Go beyond flowers with this list of the best Valentine’s gifts for her, which includes everything from wine tasting kits to jewelry.

Best Perfumes for Women

Best Perfumes for Women: 20 Popular Scents for Special Occasions or Everyday

If you’re looking for a new fragrance, our list of the best perfumes for women have options from fresh and floral to spicy and woodsy.


Best Whiskeys For Your Money

Take the time to explore the best whiskeys to suit your taste, from mellow bourbons to spicy rye, and global offerings from Ireland to Japan.

best memorial day sales

Best Memorial Day Sales of 2024 to Shop Before Summer Starts

Discover the best Memorial Day sales of 2024 and shop your way into summer. We've found the deepest discounts on clothes, home goods, TVs, appliances, and much more.

Best Halloween Costumes

Best Halloween Costumes of 2023: 46 Options for Everyone, From Kids to Adults

When it seems like every store has already moved on to the holidays, the best Halloween costumes can be found online.

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Best Hotels in Sardinia: From Boutique Getaways to Family Resorts

If you’re dreaming of an island vacation, I’ve rounded up the best hotels in Sardinia from boutique hotels to full-scale family-friendly resorts.

 dark spots on face

How to Get Rid of or Reduce Dark Spots on Your Face

If you are wondering how to get rid of dark spots (also called age or sun spots), here are products and expert advice on ways to help them fade.

Fitness Trackers

Best Fitness Trackers to Hack Your Health

The best fitness trackers make it easy to monitor your health. Our guide covers every budget so you can track heart health, cardio fitness, sleep, and more.

Best Cashmere Sweaters for Women

Best Cashmere Sweaters for Women: 8 Quality Options for Any Budget

Stay warm without the bulk with our list of the best cashmere sweaters for women, which includes options at a variety of price points.

Best Smokeless Fire Pits

Best Smokeless Fire Pits for Comfortably Enjoying the Outdoors

Find the ultimate patio accessory for ambiance and warmth in any season on our list of the best smokeless fire pits.

The Best Places to Buy Maternity Clothing, for Pregnancy and Beyond

When your family is growing, your wardrobe options don't have to shrink thanks to this list of the best places to buy maternity clothing.

Best Places To Buy Bridesmaid Dresses Online

The Best Places To Buy Bridesmaid Dresses Online for Any Budget

From formal to casual ceremonies, you’ll find plenty of options with this list of the best places to buy bridesmaid dresses online.

Best Leggings for Women

The Best Leggings for Women: 13 Options for Work, Fun, and Fitness

When all pairs start looking alike, turn to our list of the best leggings for women to find the ideal fit for you.

How Often Should You Replace Your Mattress

How Often Should You Replace Your Mattress?

Sweet slumber calls for a comfortable and supportive mattress, but how long can yours provide what you need? Learn more about the lifespan of your mattress and when to seek a replacement.

Best White Button Down Shirts for Women

Best White Button-Down Shirts for Women: 10 Classic Options for Every Style

We’ve rounded up (and tested) the best white button-down shirts for women, a classic staple that should hang in every closet.

How to Select Anti Aging Skin Care Products

How to Select Anti-Aging Skin Care Products, According to Dermatologists

Experts share their knowledge on how to select anti-aging skin care products, including the best ingredients to slow down the aging process.

Best Tinted Sunscreens

The Best Tinted Sunscreens for full coverage with SPF Benefits

Protect your skin with the best tinted sunscreens that enhance your complexion while offering SPF.

Face Wash for Dry Skin

Best Face Washes for Dry Skin, as Recommended by Dermatologists

Dry skin needs an extra boost of hydration, even from its cleansers. Dermatologists review what makes the best face wash for dry skin.

Best Pillows for Neck Pain

Best Pillows for Neck Pain and a Better Night’s Sleep, According to Experts

Shopping for a pillow doesn’t need to be a pain in the neck. In fact, the right pillow can help you avoid it. Try our picks for the best pillows for neck pain.

Baby Shower Gifts

Best Baby Shower Gifts: Over 25 Ideas to Inspire You

Read our guide on over 25 of the best baby shower gifts that will show your love and support for when your friend or family member is expecting.

Way Day Deals

Best Way Day Deals: What to Look for at Wayfair’s Big Spring Sale

Shop Wayfair (and its sister sites) for up to 80 percent off during its store-wide Way Day spring sale so that you can splurge for less.

When to Switch Your Car Seat

When to Switch Your Car Seat To Keep Your Child Safe

Babies and kids grow fast, so knowing exactly when to switch your car seat is crucial for safe travels.

Best Sleeper Sofas

The Best Sleeper Sofas: 12 Couches Your Guests Won’t Mind Sleeping On

A quality sleeper sofa can easily turn a living space into a guest room for your friends and family. These are our picks for the best sleeper sofas out there.

Organize a Fridge

How to Organize a Fridge to Help Keep Everything Fresh

Maximize space and make meal prep faster and easier with this guide on how to organize a fridge.

best recliners for neck pain

Best Recliners for Neck Pain Relief (and Other) Pain

Physical therapists and doctors of physical therapy help us find the best recliners for neck pain and explain why they can help or hinder your recovery.

Pile of old pillows that need to be replaced

How Often Should You Replace Your Pillows?

Pillows can protect your head and neck while you slumber, but not forever. This is how often you should replace your pillows for the perfect night's sleep.

Best Down Pillows

Best Down Pillows: 8 Comfortable Options From Firm to Soft

We tested and researched a wide range of options to make our list of the best down pillows for every kind of sleeper (and budget).

Best 4th of July Sales

The Best 4th of July Sales: From Mattress Deals to Back-to-School Savings

The best 4th of July sales are worthy of fireworks. Before you light your sparklers, take advantage of special discounts on furniture, mattress promos, beauty deals, and more.

How to Wash Pillows

How to Wash Pillows: A Brief Guide for Every Pillow Type

Learn how to wash pillows the proper way, which can extend their life considerably. Careful though, not all pillows can be thrown into the washing machine!

Ski resorts in europe

Best Ski Resorts in Europe for Experiencing True Ski Paradise

With so many amazing places to ski or simply après ski, we’ve rounded up some of the best ski resorts in Europe to help you decide where to go this season.

Best outdoor furniture

The Best Outdoor Furniture for Patios, Decks, and Backyards

Outdoor living in comfort calls for fun and functional furniture. check out the best outdoor furniture we have picked for you

How to Sleep on Your Back

How to Sleep on Your Back: A Guide to a More Comfortable Night’s Rest

Whether for a medical condition, to avoid wrinkles, or comfort, knowing how to sleep on your back properly comes with surprising benefits.

Why Do Pillows Turn Yellow

Why Do Pillows Turn Yellow? We Have the Answers (and a Solution)

Why do your pillows yellow (yuck)? It’s a combination of facial oils, sweat, and other factors that accumulate over time. You may be able to remove yellow stains from your pillows, but in some cases, you should consider replacing them.

Travel Pillow

Best Travel Pillows of 2024 For Maximum Comfort

Rest is important, especially when you travel, so here is our roundup of the best travel pillows for ultimate restorative sleep on the road (or skies).

best presidents day sales

Best Presidents Day Sales of 2024: From Appliances to Furniture Deals

Plan your long weekend around shopping the best Presidents Day sales of 2024, which include everything from major appliances to mattresses.

What is a Hybrid Mattress

What is a Hybrid Mattress—and What Makes Them So Popular?

Hybrid mattresses combine all the best features of other mattresses to give you a fantastic night’s rest.

bed with a quilt

10 Best Quilts That Keep You Warm and Comfy

Skilled quilters and bedding designers understand that the best quilts are functional and decorative. I’ve rounded up 10 to help you find a favorite.

Best Places to Buy Prescription Glasses Online

The Best Places to Buy Glasses Online in 2024, Reviewed and Tested

Buying perfect prescription glasses can be simple if you know where to look. Here’s a roundup of where to shop for your new set of specs, whether you need high-performance lenses or kid-friendly shapes.

Family on bean bag chairs

Best Bean Bag Chairs for Kids (and the Grown-Ups Who Love Them)

Kids and adults have loved these chairs since 1969 when they hit the market—here’s how to find the best bean bag chairs today.

Best Lingerie Brands

The Best Lingerie Brands for Every Body

Liven up your underwear drawer with these lingerie retailers offering flattering and flirty designs.

Best Sectional Sofas

The Best Sectional Sofas for Your Budget and Style

Sectionals are hard-working pieces of furniture for your living space. Find the best one for your budget and style here.

Cleaning mattress by vacuum cleaner

How to Clean a Mattress: A Step-by-Step Guide

Reduce allergies and prolong time between purchases by learning how to clean a mattress properly.

Best Cyber Monday Deals

Best Cyber Monday Deals in 2023, From TVs to Clothing Sales

Score deep discounts on everything from winter coats to televisions by shopping the best Cyber Monday deals in 2023.

Best Back to School Sales

The Best Back to School Sales of 2024: Where to Save Big on Clothes, Tech, Supplies, and More

Save time and money with our list of the best back to school sales of 2024, including deals on clothes, backpacks, tech, and more.

Best Kids Bikes

The Best Kids’ Bikes You Can Buy Online Now, From Tots to Pre-Teens

The best kids’ bikes are both safe and comfortable, so your child can get confident in the (bike) saddle, whether they're tackling mountains or the playground.

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Best Beauty Advent Calendars in 2023: 22 Gorgeous Gift Ideas

Enjoy 12 or 24 days of beauty or skincare with the best beauty Advent calendars in 2023.

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Best Advent Calendars 2023 for all kinds of people

Counting down the days until Christmas with Advent Calendars? Here are our picks for the best Advent Calendars 2023 for everyone!

Best Places to Buy Bedding

The Best Places to Buy Bedding: 15 Shops for Quality Sheets, Comforters, and More

Buying bedding doesn’t have to give you nightmares. Sleep easy with our top picks for the best places to buy bedding and shop for all your slumber essentials.

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Best Flannel Sheets: 9 Quality Sets to Keep You Warm All Winter

Get your bed ready for cold weather with our list of the best flannel sheets for every budget.

best Dry Dog Food

The Best Dry Dog Foods, According to Veterinarians

To find out what makes the best dry dog food, we asked veterinarians for their insights on nutrition and other pet health factors to consider.

Best Camping Mattresses

The Best Camping Mattresses for All Types of Adventures

Enjoy your sleep under the stars in comfort with our top choices for the best camping mattresses.

Best Dog Food for Weight Loss

Best Dog Food for Weight Loss: Dry, Wet, and Fresh Options for Healthier Meals

If your dog is overweight, this lineup of the best dog foods for weight loss may help them live a longer and healthier life.

family that enjoys beach activities

Best Family Destination Spots: 15 Vacation Ideas for All Ages

Find your favorite family getaway and hit the road (or the skies) and build lasting memories.