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Scheduling Time Versus Scheduling Tasks

Of late Getting Things Done by David Allen has seemed like the book to read. I read it a year or two ago, and internalized a lot of its methodology. One thing about it, though

9 Ways to Vet Your New Employer

Your potential new employer wants to know everything about you. Do you know everything you need to know about them?

10 Ways to Get Great Hair Without the Salon

Save pricey salon days for a rare treat and get gorgeous, healthy hair with some simple (and cheap!) tricks.

The Benefits of Apprenticeships

An apprenticeship sounds old-fashioned, but the reality is that apprenticeships are still around, and they can be valuable career-building experiences.

Why League of Women Voters calls presidential debates "frauds"

The League of Women Voters is withdrawing its sponsorship of the presidential debate scheduled for mid-October because the demands of the two campaign organizations would perpetrat

Best Money Tips: Tips for Reducing Your Water Bill

Today we found some fantastic articles on tips for reducing your water bill, banking tips for 20-somethings, and early retirement risks.

Scammers Stole All of My Grandma's Money

The trouble started innocently enough. For as long as I can remember, Grandma bought a lottery ticket each and every week. She promised us, her children and grandchildren, that whe

Fast and Easy Pizza Dough and Sauce

Pizza delivery for just two people can quickly top $30, depending on where you live, not to mention the hour that you usually have to wait for that delivery. Buying frozen pizza

7 Ways to Have a Better Day at Work

Bad days at work can lead to poor reviews or worse. But if you can turn that frown upside down, you'll be rewarded with improved productivity — and more.

7 Fun, Frugal Vacations for People Over 30

You're so over the party-hard vacay spots of your youth. Ready for a fun, frugal, and sophisticated adventure? Start here!

How to live with inflation

Of the various ills the economy can face, inflation is simultaneously the worst for society as a whole, and yet the easiest for individuals to deal with successfully. The strategi

8 Office Mistakes Everyone Makes But Doesn't Talk About

Shake your head all you want, we know you're guilty of these office faux pas. We all are!

4 Simple Tips to Improve Homemade Bread

One of my fondest memories from my childhood is the time I spent helping my grandmother bake challah . The woman is still an artist in the kitchen and her recipe is the basis th

60+ Halloween Costume Ideas That Can Save You Money and Time

Need some inspiration for costume, and don't want to spend a fortune? Here are over 60 ideas for you and your kids, too!

How Much Should You Invest?

Knowing how much you should invest can be a very difficult (and very personal) question. Read this overview of your options to help you decide.

12 Expert Tips for Redeeming Miles for Free Travel

Your dreams of seeing the world don't have to drain your savings. Become a frugal jetsetter with a little help from some credit card reward experts.

10 Depressing Jobs That Aren't Worth the Money

There are a lot of ways to earn your keep, but not all of them are good for mind, body, and soul. Do you work one of these depressing gigs?

Ask the Readers: Desktop or Laptop?

Tell us whether you have a desktop computer or a laptop and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: Genius Ways to Use Leftover Fruits and Veggies

Today we found genius ways to use leftover produce, the best stores for Black Friday this year, and simple tricks to cut costs over the holidays.

Seven Ways to Get Free Shipping Supplies

Once upon a time I sold a lot of stuff on eBay and Amazon, and I always needed envelopes, boxes, and padding. The costs of these shipping supplies could really add up when you mai