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Cell Phone Relief

Tired of those early termination fees that cell phone companies stick you with? Well, help may be on the way, but it may just be a case of the fox watching the hen-house.

10 Ways to Revive Your Resolution to Exercise

If you're like most of us, you've lost your New Year's resolve to exercise more. Here are 10 ways to rekindle your motivation and restart your health kick.

The Fallacy of Homeownership as a Sound Investment

Owning a home has become inextricably linked to the American dream, as much a part of the social fabric as baseball and apple pie. But the reality is that most Americans would be b

Five J.O.B.’s That Aren’t That B.A.D.

Dream jobs and professional aspirations aside, sometimes it’s just necessary to go out and get a job. Any job. Whether you’ve found yourself laid-off, needing some part-time fun

5 Benefits of a Task Management System

I'm trying yet another task management system and I think I've found a keeper. I've been on a search for quite some time, and while many people have strong opinions on their favori

Best Money Tips: How to Save on Banking Fees

Today we found some great articles on saving on banking fees, decluttering your kitchen, and time management rules you are breaking.

8 Tips to Help Your Teenager Become Credit Smart

Now that I am a mother of two teenagers, credit card abuse is one of the first dangers of financial common sense that I discussed with them. Here are 8 tips to help your teenager p

The Presenter’s Paradox: Why Less Really Is More

Whether you're getting something for free from a company or giving your significant other a gift, discover how our minds assign less value to more stuff.

Company Coming? 10 Areas to Clean to Make It Count

Even if your place will never be ready for the cover of "Better Homes," you can keep it presentable and welcoming by focusing your cleaning in these key areas.

Recalled Dog Food Companies May Pay for Damages

It has only been a year or so since the dog food scare that left pet owners frustrated, scared, and in some cases, heartbroken. The contaminated wheat gluten and rice protein foun

Power9: 9 Habits of the World's Healthiest People

In areas of the world known as "blue zones," people live longer, healthier lives. Find out why, and discover what healthy habits you can learn from them.

I turn down free money

There's a certain class of ways to get free money or free stuff simply by paying attention, keeping track, and being careful. I don't do these things. It's not because they don't

Should your standard of living rise?

Studies show that a high standard of living doesn't make people happier. People who live in mansions and penthouses aren't any happier than people who live in suburban houses, sma

Delayed Gratification and the Secret to Will Power

Saving is nothing more than delayed gratification in action, but trying to defeat our desires for instant gratification outright is often a dead-end endeavor. It's easier if you en

Change Your Life With a 30 Day Challenge

Self-improvement can be hard, especially if we imagine making a change that will last the rest of our lives. To make a change stick, try it for 30 days first.

Co-Signing for a Loan: 4 Things to Consider First

Co-signing a loan for anyone, including your child or best friend, could affect your credit. What to know before you sign.

Guest post at Get Rich Slowly

J.D. over at Get Rich Slowly asked me for a guest post on personal finance. What it turned out I wanted to talk about next, though, was productivity--and in particular, my evolvin

9 LinkedIn Changes Every Job Hunter Should Make

Recruiters and hiring managers are looking for you on LinkedIn. Follow this advice to ensure that when they find your profile, they'll like what they see.

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Starting Your Dream Business Is Easier Than You Think — Here's How

Do you dream of starting a business? Stop waiting for the right time, the right plan, or the right partner, and just get started!