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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

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.

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.