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When to Do a Balance Transfer to Pay Off Credit Card Debt

A balance transfer can help your finances. Moving your money from a high-rate card to one that has a 0% APR can save you money and help you pay off your debt much faster.

The 5 Best Air Fresheners

Life gets messy, and those messes can stink. Try any of these five air fresheners to combat unpleasant smells and keep life fresh.

Sweeping 101: What the Real Winners Know

Hi, my name is Linsey, and I’m a sweeper. It is sometimes difficult to admit, but I belong to that persistent group of individuals who go to considerable lengths to enter sweepstakes. I also win fairly regularly. [more]

5 Steps to Picking the Best Airline Credit Card for the Most Rewards Value

An airline credit card will help you rack up those travel rewards. Make sure you pick the best one!

The 5 Best Hair Removal Creams

Dilapi-whatories? Whatever the official name, these five best hair removal creams and lotions make getting rid of unsightly scruff quick and painless.

9 Simple Ways to Stop Impulse Buying

I can't tell you that changing your shopping habits will be easy, but these simple strategies can help you lock down your impulse spending.

The 5 Best Mops

Cleaning floors can be a pain — make it easy with one of these great mops.

Clear Out That Clutter: 15 Places to Sell Your Stuff

Get rid of your old stuff, and make money too! No matter what you want to sell, find out where you can get rid of it — and get cash.

10 Easiest Items to "Flip" for Cash

There are tons of things in your house right now that could easily be flipped for cash. It just takes a good eye and some elbow grease!

9 Expensive Mistakes of the Newly Retired

Retirement always has a few bumps in the road. But these nine costly mistakes can derail you completely.

5 Reasons Being a Millionaire Is Overrated

Being a millionaire sounds pretty great. Is it really?

9 Bizarre Money Superstitions People Actually Believe

These money superstitions might sound unbelievable, but there are actually people who believe them!

34 Ways to Come Up With the Rent Before the Month Ends

Tight on cash? There are plenty of ways to get that rent money before the 1st of the month.

What to Do If You Get Bumped From a Flight

If you ever get bumped from a flight, you should know what you're entitled to.

How to Naturally Reset Your Sleep Cycle in One Night

Not eating for 16 hours can help you quickly reset your sleep-wake cycle. This trick can drastically improve your ability to cope with jet lag or adjust to working late shifts.

8 Simple Ways to Take Stunning Travel Photos

Master these simple photography hacks, and you can relive your favorite travel spot — anytime, anywhere.

25 Quick, Cheap Lunch Ideas

You lunch doesn’t have to be a budget-buster or bland. These 25 fast and inexpensive lunch ideas will keep your midday meals interesting and easy.

The Surprising Reasons Your Fixed-Rate Mortgage Payment Could Rise

They say nothing is set in stone, and your monthly mortgage payment is no exception. Plan ahead for these possible house payment price hikes.

A Secured Credit Card Can Repair Your Credit Score — Here's How to Pick the Best

A secured credit card can help improve your creditworthiness, but some secured cards do more harm than good. Here's how to choose one that's right for you.

A Used Car Salesman Reveals Dirty Tricks (and How to Beat Them)

A former used car salesman reveals some tricks of the trade. Before you buy a used car, read this!