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Why a Mobile Home May Be Your Best Option for Affordable Housing

If it's affordable homeownership you're after, you may want to give mobile homes a second look. They're nicer than you think!

7 Ways You Can Save Money On Prescription Medications

A much-needed Rx can cost hundreds, even thousands of dollars. These programs can help you save.

How to Use the Holiday Quiet Time to Boost Your Career

Holiday weeks can be super slow at the office — which makes it the perfect time to learn new skills and accelerate your career.

Save on Christmas Shopping With This Clever Gift Card Strategy

Christmas is just around the corner. Stretch your gift-giving dollars this season with discounted gift cards. You’ll wish you thought of it sooner!

5 Holiday Gigs That Are Perfect for Introverts

You could get a seasonal job at a busy store — but that would mean interacting with other people. Seek one of these gigs for lone wolves, instead.

How to Earn Extra Income With Twitter

If you love social media, your Twitter account can be a great source of income.

What to Do With Your Wedding Dress After the Big Day

Whether sold for cash or donated for a tax break, give your wedding dress more to do after the big day than hide in your closet.

5 Sites That Will Pay for Your Old iPhone

If you want the new iPhone 7, but balk at the price tag, these five sites can help you get the most money for your old phone.

How Your Unused Credit Cards May Be Costing You

Before you stash your paid-off plastic, you might want to think twice about letting it hibernate.

Can Your Spouse be a Dependent on Your Taxes?

We all want a lower tax burden. When your spouse earns much less, you may be tempted to claim them as a dependent. Should You?

How to Use Snapchat in Your Job Search

Who knew posting selfies could help your job search? Let Snapchat lead you to your next job.

The 7 Best Free Tools to Improve Your Work Performance

Stop working harder and start working smarter with these free tools that boost productivity.

Don't Ignore These 4 Things Before Refinancing Your Student Loans

If you're overwhelmed with student loan debt, refinancing might be tempting. Before you make that call, make sure you understand the fine print.

How You Can Earn $18 to $25 an Hour With Amazon Flex

If you're looking for a profitable side gig you can fit into your own schedule, check out delivering packages with Amazon Flex.

10 Healthy Habits to Take to Work

Sitting all day has been called the new smoking. Here are 10 easy ways to stay healthy even if you have a risky desk job

With Micro-Investing, Your Smartphone Pays YOU

If investing in the stock market puts you on edge, micro-investing with these three apps can help build your nest egg.

5 Alternative Housing Options You Can Afford

You don't have to live in a van by the river to cut your housing costs dramatically — instead, consider some nontraditional abodes, like these.

How to Take One Vacation Day and Save Thousands

Who knew taking a day off from work could save you so much money?

How to Find a Legit Virtual Assistant Job

Working flexible hours from home can be a dream. Learn where to find a bonafide VA job that pays.