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25 Ways to Get Motivated Today

Dragging, lagging, procrastinating, and generally unmotivated? No matter what you're trying to do, get motivated NOW with these tips.

Jobs That Offer Free Room and Board

If you're looking for a job with some non-traditional perks, check out these gigs that not only provide a salary, but also free accommodations.

5 Perfectly Respectable Uses for Instant Mashed Potatoes

Like most people, I can tell the difference between authentic mashed potatoes, made from fresh spuds, and the dehydrated “flakes” that come in a box. This doesn’t mean that you can

How Baking Soda Took My Bathroom from “Yuck” to Yes!

Thinking of jumping on the “all-natural” cleaning bandwagon? Leary of the results? Addicted to your own brand-name cleaning habit? Take a look at these startling before and afte

10 Homemade Liqueurs to Bottle for Tasty Gifts

Homemade liqueurs and infused alcohols are easy to make and are always welcome gifts around the holidays. Here are 10 great ones you have to try.

5 Best Sign-up Bonuses for Airline Miles Credit Cards

One of the biggest travel credit card benefits is the hefty sign-up bonuses. Learn how to find them, and discover five great bonuses available right now.

How to Book an Amazing Cheap Vacation Package

Vacation packages can be one of the best ways to get away on the cheap — if you know the right tricks. Discover how to book a trip you'll love for less.

10 Rules of Etiquette Everyone Should Know (and Follow!)

Etiquette is the grease that keeps the gears of civilization turning. Do your part by following these 10 basic rules of etiquette.

netSpend: The Story of the Visa Debit Card We Did Not Apply For

This is my story of shock, anger, and finally disgust at the practices of netSpend.

Save Money on Shaving With These Razor Tricks

Make your razor go the extra mile — and last up to a year — with these money-saving (and razor-saving) tricks.

100 Easy Ways to Brighten Someone's Day

It's easy to brighten someone's day. Try some of these 100 ways and maybe your day will be brightened, too.

Eight Natural Ways to Make Water More Flavorful

The main reason that people don't drink water is that it is tasteless and not very "fun" to drink. On the other hand, water is considered more healthy than sodas so

20 Tasty Two-Ingredient Cocktails

For inexpensive, delicious, and easy-to-serve drinks, it's hard to beat these two-ingredient cocktails.

9 Make-Ahead, Freezable Hot Breakfast Recipes

You can enjoy a hot breakfast without laboring in the kitchen before work — just whip up one of these make-and-freeze breakfasts over the weekend.

Cost Comparison: Emergency Rooms vs. Urgent Care Centers

Emergency rooms provide excellent care, but you can wait eons if you have a non-life-threatening problem and still pay through the nose. The wait at urgent-care centers, on the oth

5 Work Habits From Country Music

Sure, country music has plenty to say about pickups and dogs, but country also teaches us a lot about work, too.

10 Small Businesses That Are Free or Cost Little to Start Up

Rather than face an untimely layoff, why not join millions of savvy entrepreneurs and start a business of your own? Here’s how someone with no capital can create their own schedule

Top Seven Reasons Why I Use My Credit Card for Everything

I charge absolutely everything to my credit card. Everything. Here are the reasons why I am a credit card junkie.

Begin Your Investing Career Right With Some Mutual Fund Basics

Buying mutual funds is a simple way to build an investment portfolio. Here are the basics to get you started.

Your Sleeping Position May Be Hurting You

If you feel like you woke up on the wrong side of the bed, it might actually be because you slept on the wrong side of you.