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Customer Service Mistakes You’ll Never Recover From

Gaining customers is hard work. Make sure you aren't losing them through preventable customer service blunders.

8 Terrible Business Predictions (and 1 Valuable Lesson)

The only thing certain about predicting future business success is that nobody can. Especially not these eight experts.

4 Ways To Reduce Business Travel Expenses

Learn to reduce business travel expenses, and you can save your company money and increase the bottom line.

How To Switch Business Gears Without Losing Customers

In business, as in life, change is inevitable. Here's how to help your customers grow accustomed to the new you.

Want to Get Hired? Be Memorable.

When it comes to landing a job, you need to be prepared, qualified, and friendly. But to really ensure you get the gig, give them something to remember.

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Best Money Tips: Cheap, Fun Things to Do With Friends

Today we found some great articles on fun and cheap things to do with your friends, how to make the most of perfume and other scents, and good-looking lunches to bring to work.

Continue your education...online

If you're right out of college, often the last thing you want to think about is more education. In many fields, though, continuing education is not only a good idea, but is necessary to keep up in your field. [more]

Deadweight loss of Christmas: Economist explains why gifts are inefficient

Did you unwrap any crappy presents this morning? Are you thinking that all the shopping and running around was a big waste of time? [more]

12 Cheap First Date Ideas

First dates are already stressful enough. Thankfully, you don't need to spend a lot of cash to impress; just use one of these creative and cheap first date ideas.

Customer Service Nightmares - What's a Good Consumerist to Do?

I love the web site Consumerist.com (motto: Shoppers Bite Back). [more]

How To Get Mugged

Awesome, 10:45 and there's still one parking spot only a few buildings from mine. I do the parallel parking bit, grab my purse, lock the car, and start the quick walk to my apartment building. [more]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Make Thanksgiving Fun

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to make Thanksgiving fun, investments that protect you from inflation, and resume writing tips.

Abandon Losing Strategies

We're always told to keep going until we make it. But the truth is that sometimes, giving up is the right move. Learn why.

20% drop in US CD sales shows the power of the music fan

I don't like buying albums, for one reason. Most of the time, they're a mixed bag. Some great tunes, some good tunes, some poor tunes. That's why I love ITunes. I can cherry-pick the songs I like and leave the rest behind. [more]

Best Money Tips: 10 Ways Being Frugal Can Cost You

Today we found some great articles on the ways that being frugal can cost you, overpriced grocery items you should skip, and the questions you should never ask during small talk.

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The best things in life are (more or less) free

Now, at the risk of sounding like a great big softy, I have to share a moment that I experienced recently that reminded me of the real value of money and the place I want it to have in my life. Over the weekend, I was driving around Queen Anne hill [more]

Keep These Things in Your Car; Save Money

As I fall deeper and deeper into veggie-eating, plastic-eschewing hippiedom, I thought I'd share some of my ideas for reducing, reusing, or recycling. [more]

Best Money Tips: Organic Groceries on a Budget

Today we found some great articles how to shop organic on a budget, 1-minute habits that will improve your day, and ways to make household items last longer.