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9 Things That Really Annoy Hiring Managers

When heading to a job interview, you want to impress the hiring managers. So make sure to avoid doing these nine things that really annoy them.

9 Reasons Alone Time Is Good For Your Soul

Need an excuse for more alone time? Here are nine reasons it's good for you.

10 Things You Can Do Today to Be Happy

Feeling good about yourself and others is not out of reach. Drop the negativity and start taking steps to feeling happy today.

22 Lessons Every 20-Something Should Learn

There's a lot of years ahead of you; get the basics down now.

How to Make Your Sluggish Workday Go (a Lot) Faster

When's it gonna be done o'clock already? Make the long workday hours go a lot faster with some shortcuts, treats, and fun ways to be productive.

Your Guide to Getting a Job Right Out of College

Getting a job straight out of college may seem impossible, but if you take some smart steps early, you'll improve your odds of landing a gig.

38 Ways to Save Money Without Trying (Much)

A penny saved is a penny earned. Do it over and over and over again and you're talking some serious saving!

10 Essential Steps to Take Before a Job Interview

You've made it to the interview; don't blow it now. You won't if you follow with 10 step pre-interview plan.

The Easy Way to Cure Chronic Procrastination You Should Try Now

What are you waiting for? Fix your chronic procrastination now.

Using Times New Roman on Your Résumé Is Like Wearing Sweatpants to an Interview

First impressions matter, especially on a resume. What does your choice of font say about you?

40+ Cheap or Free Ways to Make the Most of the Weekend

The weekend is the perfect time to catch up on things you're behind on, get started on tasks you've been putting off, and recharge your body and mind. [more]

Who Pays For the Bridesmaid Dresses When . . . ?

Figuring out who pays for the bridesmaids' dresses is tough, but depending on the situation, the rules are clear. Try this cheatsheet and good luck!

New Isn't Always Better: 12 Used Things to Love

Buying used usually costs less and that's always a plus. Even better -- some goods really do get better with age.

Invest Your Time in These 13 Things While You're in Your 20s

When we're in our 20s we feel possibility ahead of us as nearly infinite. Grasp it by laying the foundation of your future when you're young, smart, and full of health.

39 Tips That'll Save You Hundreds on Your Next Trip

Traveling can get expensive very quickly. Return home with a bank account that isn't completely empty with these money-saving tips.

24 Helpful Travel Hacks to Make Flying Stress-Free

From drop-off at the curb to touchdown at your destination, flying is filled with stress inducers. Take the edge off with some simple relaxers.

What You Should Do If You're Stumped During an Interview

Your resume worked and you landed an interview! Don't blow it now with a bad answer to a tough question.

8 Questions to Ask Yourself to Help You Declutter

So much clutter is stuff that seems important, but really isn't. Give your things this quiz, and if they don't pass, it's time to let them go.

23 Travel Hacks That Will Save Time, Money, and Your Sanity

Take the hassle out of travel with this collection of nifty road trip shortcuts.

14 Things You Forget to Do Before Leaving for Vacation

Honey? I think I left the oven on.