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17 Creative Things to Do with Phone Books

More than half a BILLION phone books are printed and distributed every year in the U.S., which is nearly two books for every American. That consumes about 19 million trees. Here

How to Turn Average Talent into Fame and Fortune

Some people have great talent. Some don’t. And then, there are those people who are OK at something and yet, through smart thinking and ingenuity, create a niche for themselves tha

10 Ways to Increase Your Willpower and Be More Successful

Many of our goals require willpower to reach. If your resolve's lacking, don't give up — try these willpower boosts to help you succeed.

How to Finish Something Hard

Sometimes, life is just hard. There has to be a way to approach difficulty that both gets things done and allows us space to care for ourselves and those around us.

Ask The Readers: Do You Buy In Bulk?

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Ask the Readers: What Is the Best Career Advice You've Ever Been Given?

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Ask the Readers: What Are the Best Gifts for Women?

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Ask the Readers: What Do You Buy in Bulk?

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Ask the Readers: Do You Have Yard Sales?

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5 Money Lessons I Learned From Watching Wheel of Fortune

What can missing letters and a big spinning wheel teach about personal finance? Plenty, if you know where to look.

6 Ways a More Expensive Hotel Room Can Save You Money

The cheapest hotel room available may not be the best value. In fact, it may not even be the cheapest once you consider these perks and features.

Making Your First Paycheck Work for You

Getting your first post-graduation paycheck can be exciting and unnerving. Find ways to fully support yourself -- either immediately or sometime in the future -- and b

Best Money Tips: Secrets for Financial Success

Today we found some stellar articles on secrets for financial success, ways to make an extra $500 a month, and frugal ways to enjoy summer.

20 Ways to Beat Insomnia and Get Better Sleep

Here are some simple and straightforward suggestions to assist you in getting a good night’s sleep.

How to Create Barriers to Your Savings

All it takes is one weak moment to reach into your checking account or connected savings account and use those funds on something frivolous. That's why it's important to protec

Best Money Tips: Unusual Ways to Make Extra Money

Today we found some great articles on unusual ways to make money, maximizing a small home or apartment, and conversations when caring for elderly parents.

5 Tips to Get the Most Out of a Library Sale

Library sales aren't always for the faint of heart, and the huge selection plus low prices can be overwhelming. Follow these tips for a better trip next time.

Save Hundreds by Getting Yourself Out of Hot Water

Saving hot water can be easy — and even help you lose weight — with just a few habit changes.

Homemade Gluten-Free Trail Mix Bars for About 30 Cents Each

If you're gluten-free this recipe for trail mix bars that cost around 30 cents a piece to make, will keep you in the black and spare your GI tract.

How to Buy a Laptop Computer

If you're shopping for a new laptop, pay attention to these features.