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5 Money Lessons People Learn at Their First Job

A first job teaches plenty about getting and keeping a job. A first paycheck teaches us a few things about getting and keeping money, too.

10 Smart Ways to Make Yourself Hate Spending Money

You've tried and tried to control your spending, but still it gets away from you? Make spending something you dislike and watch your savings grow.

Bosses Say These Are Their 6 Favorite Qualities in Employees — Do You Have Them?

These qualities managers say they look for in employees could be the difference between getting a raise and getting a pink slip.

20 Ways to Use Pool Noodles

Floaty, foamy pool noodles have a million and one uses. Here are 20 to get you started.

People Who Make a Lot of Money Do These 11 Things — Do You?

Imitation is the highest form of flattery. And if you imitate the right people, you might start earning more — a lot more.

How to Look Rich Without Having Much Money

The rich are different — they have more money. Here's how to fake it until you have more money, too.

10 Serious Health Benefits of Laughter

From improved lung function to a fitter midsection, a hearty laugh offers plenty of unexpected health benefits. No joke!

15 Time-Saving Tools Everyone Should Own

Where does the time go? Who knows, but without these 15 must-have time and labor savers, it would go even faster.

How to Fight Off Every Cause of Bad Breath

Nobody wants to be the one who fouls the room with stinky breath. Take a few simple steps to keep your exhalations modest and inoffensive.

10 Ways You're Wasting Time Without Realizing It

Where has the day gone? Maybe you've wasted it on one or more of these little time sinks.

16 Ways You Are Causing Road Rage

It's not your fault if the other driver has poor impulse control, but you really should avoid these rage inducing driving behaviors.

10 Easy Back Exercises That Will Help Eliminate Pain

Back pain makes everything harder — even relaxing. Try these easy exercises that strengthen back muscles and can help prevent injury and pain.

10 Grocery Store Secrets Only the Pros Know

Even food shopping pros may be unaware of these grocery store secrets.

Confident People Have These 10 Things in Their Homes — Do You?

Look around your home. Do you possess many of these talismans of the self-confident?

13 Dumb Little Purchases You Need to Stop Making Today

All small purchases add up quickly and ruin budgets, but these wastes are just silly — or even harmful. Find out what not to buy.

7 Nice Ways to Tell Your Spendy Friends You're Staying on Budget

Keeping up with your spendy friends gets expensive. Let them know you're on a budget without making a big deal about it.

9 Financial Lessons People Learn in High School — Did You?

While high schoolers don't often have complicated financial lives, money is still part of growing up. Many early lessons carry on to adulthood.

How to Stop Hating Yourself About Money and Actually Make Positive Changes

You know you should be budgeting and saving, and that just makes you feel worse when you don't. Escape the shame cycle and control your money.

The 10 Most Low Effort Ways to Save Money Ever

Saving more money is easy once you set your mind to it. Start doing so with these simple savings strategies.

The 11 Best and Worst Things to Buy Used

Books? Yep! Houses? Absolutely! Swimwear? Ack, no! Those and other thrift store buys sorted into best and worst.