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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

Beware of These 5 Signs You're Becoming Less Frugal

Choosing steak instead of chicken? It's easy to let go of our frugal convictions when we have a few extra dollars. Watch out for the signs!

How to Survive the 5 Most Common Emergency Situations

While major disasters are thankfully rare, plenty of small emergencies can catch us unawares. Here's what you should be watching and preparing for.

5 Small Risks That Can Improve Your Life in Big Ways

Small risks always payoff in the thrill of the gamble and sometimes they payoff in much more. Take a chance on these — you've got nothing to lose!

7 Budget Gifts You Can Bring to a Holiday Party

Show the hostess or host your appreciation for the invite with a clever, affordable, and adorable gift such as one of these.

The 6 Surprising Things That Tell You How Long You'll Live — and How to Improve Them All

Death happens slowly — and then all at once. Learn to identify some early warning signs, and take steps to forestall the inevitable.

The 5 Craziest Career Shift Success Stories

Get inspired to make your big career move by the stories of these risky — and ultimately successful — leaps of faith to new working lives.

5 Times You Should Never Use Your Company Credit Card

A business credit card is a big perk that comes with extra responsibility. Don't run afoul of your firm — or the authorities — through its misuse.

These 7 Exercises Are Scientifically Proven to Increase Happiness

Runner's high is a real thing, but exercise can boost overall happiness for the long term, too. Get out there and get moving!

5 Things Millennials Do Later Than Previous Generations Did

Today's twenty- and thirty-somethings are putting off a host of big life-defining moments. Find out what they're waiting for — and why.

5 Ways to Discover Your Dream Career

Stuck in a dull, underpaying, dead end job? Break free and join one out of four Americans who have found the satisfying careers of their dreams!

The 5 Best Ways to Spend the Last 10 Minutes of Your Workday

Set the stage for tomorrow by spending a few minutes tidying up your workspace and your task list. Morning you appreciate your thoughtfulness!

5 Ways the Ebola Outbreak Could Hurt the Economy — And Your Wallet

While you probably don't have to worry contracting Ebola yourself, the deadly virus certainly may infect your finances.

The 6 Best Reasons to Quit Your Job

When's the right time to quit a job? When it's doing you more harm than good.

3 Unbelievable Visualization Board Success Stories

There's a lot of skepticism around the idea of visualization boards, but plenty of people are convinced, such as the three people profiled here.

Organized People Have These 5 Things in Their Homes — Do You?

One thing organized people don't have in their homes is a lot of clutter (or they hide it really, really well). Find out where.

The 5 Most Offensive Halloween Costumes Ever

If you think about the time and effort that went into these truly offensive costumes, it makes your headspin, gruesomely, like in The Exorcist.

6 Signs That You're Sleep Deprived

Maekin moar meestakes at werk then yousyewl? Yep, that's a sign you aren't getting enough sleep.

12 Tricks That Make You Look Skinnier (Without Being Skinner)

Look your best even when you aren't feeling your best with a few clever shape-shifting tricks.

These 7 Companies Have the Craziest Employee Perks

Our employers give most of us a paycheck, health care, paid vacation — and that's about it. A lucky few of us also get flying lessons. Wait, what?

Tech-Savvy People Have These 10 Things in Their Homes — Do You?

If you're reading this you're already kind of tech-savvy. But if you've got most of this stuff, then you are really, actually tech savvy.