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13 Holiday-Season Costs Everyone Always Forgets About

You're rocking your holiday budget, when suddenly… one of these easy-to-forget holiday costs pops up. Don't overlook these budget-busters.

5 Sobering Facts About Student Loan Debt

Higher education comes at a high cost. How much more debt can recent graduates bear?

Ace Your Next Performance Review With These 7 Tricks

If you're nervous about that upcoming performance review, here's how to make sure you get glowing feedback.

9 Ways to Job Hunt Without Getting Caught

Looking for a new job? Here's how to job hunt without getting caught.

What’s the Difference Between Student Loan Refinancing and Consolidation?

No, refinancing and consolidating your student loans aren’t the same thing! Learn the difference and what’s right for you!

6 Ways of Improving Your Lottery Odds

We're not fans of lotteries — you're more likely to get struck by lightning — but if you must, try these hacks to make your odds less minuscule.

23 Classic Breakfast Cereals We All Miss

Saturday mornings as a kid were not complete without your favorite cereal. Here are 23 classics we miss.

12 Ways to Stop Skipping Your Workouts

You really meant to do your workout today, but… Replace those I-meant-tos with actual workouts with some simple, effective motivators.

Carving Pumpkins and 14 Other Cool Ways to Make Cash From Fall Holidays

Make the holidays work for you! A seasonal side hustle can help pad your pockets. Try one of these gigs.

6 Reasons Your Coworkers Think You're a Slacker

If you've been slacking, your co-workers have probably noticed. Are you guilty of any of these slack-tastic tells?

13 Festive Ways to Dress Up Your Property for the Holidays

The fall and winter holidays are here again already. Bring some spirit to your 'hood with these festive and frugal tricks to spruce up your place.

This Is How Long These 6 Appliances Should Last

Major household appliances aren't cheap. Here's how long you can expect your investment to last.

10 Surprising Ways a College Education Will Improve Your Life

You'll spend a lot for a college education — maybe too much. Besides a shot at a job with a decent income, what else are your student loans buying?

6 Ways Autumn Is Good for Your Mind and Body

Fall may bring shorter days and cooler weather, but did you know this time of year is good for your well-being?

6 Things to Never Do When Sharing Finances

Sharing a home, sharing a life… sharing money. Don't make these common money mistakes when splitting finances with your partner.

10 Social Blunders to Stop Making by 30

By your third decade here on earth, you aren't a kid anymore — so stop acting like one.

9 Things Successful 30-Somethings Do

Forget the material things. These habits of successful 30-somethings lead to fulfilling, happy, and lucrative lives.

7 Ways Your Smartphone Is Hurting Your Career

We’re more connected now than ever before — but be careful! Sometimes your smartphone can do your career more harm than good.

7 Ways to Get the Best Deals on Groupon

Before grabbing that Groupon, do some homework. With just a little effort, you can turn a good deal into a great one.

6 Ways a Donald Trump Presidency Could Impact Your Wallet

Donald Trump is making a buzz with his stances on everything, including money matters. How would his presidency affect your finances?