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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

5 Ways Good Manners Make You Wealthier

Getting rich isn't easy. But it can be a whole lot easier if you mind your P's and Q's!

7 Things Your Financial Advisor Wishes You Knew

Then again, if you already knew these truths about investing, why would you need a financial advisor?

6 Ways the Sandwich Generation Can Get Ahead

The Sandwich Generation — those stuck caring for growing kids and aging parents — face big financial challenges. Learn how to survive the squeeze.

5 Ways to Finally Make Your Finances Paperless

It's time to drop all that paper weight and go (almost) completely paperless. It's easier than you think!

Americans Spend More Than Other Countries On These 10 Things

Americans are known to be big spenders. Here's how our spending habits stack up with the rest of the world.

Here's How Much It Costs to Lose a Pound on 5 Popular Weight Loss Plans

Losing weight isn't easy, and if you choose the wrong plan, it isn't cheap, either. We break down the true cost of some popular weight loss plans.

Can Tiny House Living Actually Save You Money?

The latest trend in real estate is living large in a really small space. Seems like that should be a money-saver, right?

The Best Ways to Invest $50, $500, or $5000

Whether your windfall is a crisp $50 bill or a few thousand smackers, you can invest it wisely for the best long term payoff. Here's how.

The 5 Cities the Most Billionaires Call Home

There's nothing frugal about these lavish locations. The world's wealthiest love to call these five mega-rich cities home.

7 Affordable Alternatives to Processed Meats

Back away from the hot dogs and put down the bacon. These alternatives to processed meat are so much better for you — and they're cheap!

5 Creative Jobs With Surprisingly High Salaries

Not all artists are starving artists. If you know where to look, you really can find a creative gig that pays.

3 Reasons the Fed Is Keeping Rates Low (And What It Means for You)

Interest rates are STILL at the historic lows they've been since 2008. Here's why the Federal Reserve is keeping them that way — for now.

The 3 Best TV Shows About Money

Kick back in front of the tube while learning a thing or two from these three informative, and entertaining, TV shows about money.

3 Hobbies That Pump Up Your Resume

Whether you're dusting the cobwebs off your resume or simply beefing it up, don't be afraid to note your hobbies. Those skills may be valuable.

5 Wild Rides You Can Absolutely Afford

Have you ever wanted to zip around on a jetpack, or catch a ride on the world's longest bus? Guess what — you can, and for cheaper than you think.

5 Times Trying to Negotiate Can Backfire

Getting "No" for an answer isn't the only risk of negotiating. Prevent your demands from backfiring by knowing when to hold 'em.

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.