9 Things People With Good Phone Skills Never Do

The telephone conversation is it's own realm, one that includes it's own rules and etiquette. How many of these "phone's pas" have you committed?

5 Hidden Comforts to Consider When Choosing an Airline

Flying economy is no picnic, but if you know what to look for, you can find the flight with the most comfortable mix of seat width and amenities.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Deal With Student Loan Debt

Today we found some awesome articles on dealing with student loan debt, feeling less stress, and money moves for the fall.

Best Deals for Thursday 10/09

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Tech-Savvy People Have These 10 Things in Their Homes — Do You?

If you're reading this you're already kind of tech-savvy. But if you've got most of this stuff, then you are really, actually tech savvy.

7 Habits That Are Quietly Making You Fat (and Have Nothing to Do With Eating)

Scale groaning a little more each time you step on? Lots of bad, little diet and fitness habits add up to big pounds. Think small fixes and lose it!

5 Things People Who Are Good With Money Never Say

If you want to get better at managing your money, watch what you say.

15 Things Most People Screw Up When Meeting the Parents

Meeting the parents is filled with pitfalls. Impress everybody — including yourself — by avoiding these common mess-ups.

10 Things You Don't Actually Need to Buy for Your New Baby (Plus 5 You Must)

It's tempting to fill up a baby registry with all sorts of newborn gear. Resist the urge and focus on stuff you'll really use.

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Best Money Tips: Movie Theater Hacks

Today we found some great articles on life-changing movie theater hacks, finding your passion, and beating the addiction to unhappiness.

Best Deals for Wednesday 10/08

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7 More Luxury Buys You Can Replace With Better and Cheaper Alternatives

Having the "right" brands may boost your self-image. But if you want features and function instead of cachet, go for these alternatives to luxe.

8 Ways You're Wasting Electricity Without Realizing It

Cut your electric bill by getting serious about conservation. Plug these easy to miss power leaks and watch the savings add up.

6 Thoughts Everyone Has Their First Day of Retirement

After years of hard work, diligent saving, and careful planning the big day finally arrives and you've retired. Now what?

9 Dumb Little Things You Need to Stop Saying Today

We all rely on little catch phrases and verbal shortcuts. Unfortunately, many are thoughtless or hurtful or just plain dumb. Stop saying them!

The 5 Best Light Therapy Lamps

Having trouble sleeping? These light therapy lamps can be the key to getting your body's biological clock back on track for better rest.

15 Easy, Mouthwatering Slow Cooker Dessert Recipes

Slow cookers do dessert, too? As conveniently and deliciously as they cook everything else. The only downside of these recipes is the wait.

Best Money Tips: Cheap and Easy Halloween Costumes for Pets

Today we found some stellar articles on cheap and easy costumes for pets, conquering lifestyle creep, and going green to save money.

5 Customer Service Battles You Just Can't Win

Put your phone scripts away, give up escalating, and don't bother screaming because whatever happens, you're not getting your money back.