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Brittany Lyte

Brittany Lyte is an award-winning journalist. Greatest hits include learning to fly an M-26 Air Wolf and chasing down a suspected killer while wearing heels and a silk dress.

Latest articles by Brittany Lyte

6 Ways Having a Family Boosts Your Career

Career and family are not mutually exclusive. Find out how having a family helps you work smarter — and get further ahead.

5 Reasons July Is a Great Month for Stocks

July is usually a banner month for the stock market. In between sand castles and sunbathing, here's why you should do some investing!

6 Ways to Transition to a New Career After 30

If you've topped out too soon in your career, maybe it's time to switch. While starting over is hard, the rewards are often worth it. Go ahead, jump!

5 Ways to Profit From Legal Marijuana

Capitalize on the changing times, and make some green on the greenest growth industry there is — legal marijuana.

7 Careers That Pay Women More Than Men

While the gender pay gap is still too big across the board, there are a few jobs that reward women with more. A few may surprise you.

Crime Scene Cleaner and 4 Other Trades That Pay Surprisingly Well

They make lack glamour, but these five careers pay pretty well, actually. Time to get to work on your resume?

6 Things to Do on Your First Day at a New Job

Your resume worked, you wowed 'em at the interview, and today's the day. Continue the run by mastering these secrets of first day on the job success.

3 Private Lenders That Can Really Save You Money on Your Student Loans

Private lenders have begun to enter the student loan consolidation market in a big way. Maybe it's time to drop Sallie Mae.

4 Financial Experts People Under 40 Should Follow

It seems like most financial expertise is aimed at the 40 and up set. These four experts aim to help everyone else make more money, too..

4 Lenders That Love Millennials

Many banks and lenders are reluctant to lend to the Millennial generation. These four lenders, however, are betting the kids are alright.

When Is the Best Time to Lock in a Mortgage Rate?

Knowing exactly when to lock in a mortgage rate can make a big difference on the cost of your home.

How One Inventor Turned a Spring Break Idea Into a Six-Figure Business

A good idea can change your life. Learn how Rob Ianelli, inventor behind Brewsees sunglasses, hit his stride while cracking open a cold one.

4 Low-Cost Alternatives to a 4-Year Degree

College is not cheap, but don't be dismayed. You can still find success without a four-year degree.

6 Health Rules You Should Be Breaking

Cut yourself some slack. These time-honored health rules are out of date — and in some cases actually more harmful than healthful.

4 Ways to Get Cheaper Health Insurance

Obamacare made health care mandatory for most — and the healthcare market tricky for all. Learn to navigate the system and pay less for insurance.

5 Ways to Boost Your Odds of Retiring Early

You don't have to wait 'til your 60s to retire. Make an early retirement a real possibility with some simple steps you can take today.

5 Foods That Are Only Labeled Organic — But Really Aren't

Organic food comes at a premium, but you can't always trust the label. The organic stamp on these foods may be harmful to your wallet.

5 Newspaper or Magazine Subscriptions That Are Actually Worth the Cost

With so much news and info available for free online, why pay for it? Because you just can't get what some publications create anywhere else.

What Net Neutrality Means For Your Wallet

Whether you're for or against net neutrality, the new rules covering Internet service could affect your finances. Find out what it may cost you.

10 Foods Scientifically Proven to Increase Your Energy

Dreading the midday crash? It might be what you’re eating. Try snacking on these delicious superfoods for that needed boost of energy.