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Smart Ways to Start and End Networking Conversations

Networking can be incredibly valuable...once you get the conversation started. Follow these suggestions to get in and out of conversations with ease.

How will the federal minimum wage increase affect you?

On July 24th, 2009 the federal minimum wage will increase from $6.55 an hour to $7.25 an hour. This amounts to an increase of 10.7%. How will this change affect you?

7 Habits of the Financially Successful

Your bad financial habits could be ruining your life. Start living your own financial success story by establishing these good habits of life and money management.

8 Creative Uses for K-Cups

Brewing coffee with K-Cups is delicious and easy...and it uses LOTS of little containers. Get more life out of your K-Cups with these projects.

How Technology is Changing our Financial Behaviors

In this interview with Brett King on Breaking Banks, our Community Coordinator discusses how technology is changing our financial habits.

Grocery Jargon: 10 Terms to Know Before You Hit the Aisles

Food labels are covered with feel-good terms these days — but what does "natural," "organic," or "grass fed" really mean? Find out here.

5 Types of People Who Can't Avoid Debt

Some people just can't avoid falling into debt — and staying there. Are you one of them?

Saving for Opportunity

What happens if an opportunity comes your way that you just can’t pass on, but just can’t find the money for either? If you have an opportunity account, you won’t have this problem

Best Money Tips: Negotiating the Raise You Deserve

Today we found some stellar articles on negotiating the raise you deserve, manly Christmas gift ideas for under $30, and surviving the holidays with your job intact.

You Trade-In Your Car…Why Not Your Home?

Here’s a question for you that has been bugging me for years; why can’t home-builders follow the auto dealer’s classic model of old for new, and let people trade-in their old homes

Best Money Tips: Doable Financial New Year's Resolutions

Today we found some fantastic articles on doable financial New Year's resolutions, uses for dead gift cards, and financial figures you need to know.

An Introduction to High Yield Reward Checking Accounts

Here is a quick introduction to reward checking accounts and how you can take advantage of these high yielding accounts.

5 Easy Ways to Avoid Common Spelling and Grammatical Errors

Spelling and grammar miscues are embarrassing and irksome — and maybe even career threatening. Trap those errors before they trip you up with a few simple tricks.

You Can Watch Your Netflix Instant Queue Using Your Xbox 360

Recently, my son noticed that the Netflix logo appeared on his Xbox 360, when he was just browsing through his “dashboard”. He knows way more about the Xbox than I ever will, but

Summer Camp as a Side Business

My tween son went to a Lego camp this summer so that he could learn robotics, something I wasn’t sure I could teach him since his technical skills typically surpass mine. My initia

5 Simple Ways to Fight Burnout

For most of us, we've got too many responsibilities to let burnout and disinterest sap our performance and productivity. So don't.

Redfin: The Greatest Real Estate Website Ever

Real estate websites are a dime a dozen, but when you find one that does it all, the rest all fade into the background. Whether you're looking to buy or sell, Redfin has what you n

Best Money Tips: Sleeping Tips You've Never Heard

Today we found some awesome articles on sleeping tips you've never heard, reasons not to eat fast food, and things to remember when everything goes wrong.

Don't Despair Over Small Retirement Savings

If you quit checking your 401(k) balance last year, because the market crash made it too depressing, now might be a good time to take a fresh look. It'll still be well down from t

4 Tips to Save on Car Insurance

Auto insurance is one of those pesky, nagging things, almost like a tiny leech. It sucks money away and we're not even always aware of it, at least until we have to write another c