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15 Productive Ways to Reduce Stress

If lack of productivity is causing you stress, kill two birds with one stone with these stress relievers that help you get more done.

How to Never Succumb to Impulse Spending Again

Trying to build a nest egg? Resist the urge to purge your pocketbook on every shiny bauble you see and watch your savings grow.

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?

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!

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.

13 Things People With Good Table Manners Never Do

Everybody knows about elbows and tables, but what do you do if you're the subject of the toast? Learn that and more before your next fancy dinner.

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?