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Take amazing party pictures

Ready to document your holiday soirées this year like a pro? Check out these fool-proof photography tips!

5 Unexpected Uses for Oats

Think oatmeal is the only use for oats? No way. This versatile grain can eliminate odors, give you glowing skin, and much more.

Ben Franklin's guide to wealth and savvy living

Ben Franklin's pearls of financial wisdom are full of timeless advice on being fantastically frugal.

Best Money Tips: Easy Holiday Cocktails

Today we found some awesome articles on setting up a holiday bar, tools to lower your electric bills, and helping your finances by saying "No."

Best Money Tips: Money Moves to Make By Age 30

Today we found some great articles on personal finance moves to make by the time you’re 30, ways to negotiate rent, and the worst states to spend your retirement years.

What Easter Island Can Teach Us About Money

What do the iconic stone statues and barren landscape of Easter Island have to do with modern financial planning? As it turns out, quite a lot.

Fired? Here's How to Keep It From Hurting Your Career

Getting fired is devastating — but you really can bounce back. Polish up your image, keep your chin up, and land your next job fast.

Best Money Tips: Stay Fit for Free

Today we found some awesome articles on staying fit for free, how to save money, and ways to attend a business conference for free.

When greed backfires - an iPhone story.

  As you all know, the iPhone launched recently to a flurry of press and TV news coverage. [more]

Laughing at Ourselves elevated by Doug Marlette

When I first heard of Doug Marlette, he was an editorial cartoonist with The Charlotte Observer. He accepted an invitation to speak to high school students and personally

5 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Next Promotion

It's hard enough getting ahead without you putting up barriers to your own success. Are you undermining your career?

Best investment: yourself

I read a lot of investment books. [more]

Have Coupon, Will Travel: Apps to Save on the Go

Always forget to clip coupons? Just carry your phone and use these apps to save money on everything from food to clothes to entertainment and more.

Alternative Wedding Registry Ideas

Don't need gift bags full of new towels and soap dispensers? Consider one of these uncommon registry ideas for your wedding.

How to Work at Home Without Driving Your Spouse Nuts

You've both scored remote jobs. Now, how do you and your spouse co-habitate a home office without killing each other?

Choosing Between Apples and Oranges

My family lives a fairly simple lifestyle. We live in a rural area, drive older cars, and rarely go out for dinner. But we also like to enjoy life. Given that we know approximat

Deal: 50" HDTV, XBox 360, Halo 3, 1600 XBox Live points AND a $100 NFLshop certificate, all for under $1100.

It's Friday, it's time for another deal. I must preface this by saying I'm not really a huge fan of the XBox 360, not because it's a bad console but I'm no fan of the reliability r

How Much Car Can You Afford?

If you're planning to lease a new (or new-to-you) car, follow this advice to make sure you're factoring in all the costs and getting a car you truly can afford.

Book review: Retire on Less Than You Think

Halfway through Fred Brock's book Retire on Less Than You Think: The New York Times Guide to Planning Your Financial Future, I was already drafting a review that would

Money Matters: Why All the Secrecy?

As I alluded to in another article, I am amazed at how people will si