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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 Personal Finance Tips for Extroverts

After you get done glad-handing the room, Smiley, take a moment to reflect on how your personality influences your money. You may wind up with more.

8 Signs You Should Quit Your Job

If your job is taking more and more out of you, it may be time to find a new one. Consider these eight signs, and then consider updating your resume.

10 Reasons You Should Call in Sick Today

The science is clear — an extra break now and again is really good for your mind, body, and productivity. Go ahead, take a day. You've earned it.

Do This One Thing a Day to Defeat Awkwardness

Did you just get caught gossiping by the gossipee? Here's what to do to recover from that awkward situation — and lots more besides.

The 5 Most Amazing Secret Santa Gifts Ever

Most holiday Secret Santa exchanges have a modest max spending limit — but not these!

6 Perks You Should Be Demanding From Your Employer

If the checker at your local Wegman's is getting tuition paid by the company, shouldn't you be, too?

What to Eat for Lunch for a More Productive Afternoon

If your productivity plummets post-lunch, it's probably what you're eating. Try these healthy (and delicious) options that perk you up, too.

6 Habits That Are Quietly Eating Your Brain

Not feeling mentally sharp lately? It could be all the soda pop you drink. Learn about that and other habits that are harming your gray matter.

How to Make Your Kids Room Look Awesome for Under $100

You don't have to spend a lot to gussy up a kid's room — you just need some creativity and a sense of humor. Get inspired with these fun ideas.

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!