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8 Gadgets Every IT Professional Should Own

Are you wondering what cutting edge gadgets that every tech professional needs? Here are 8 of our favorites.

How to Earn Extra Money Driving for Uber or Lyft

The sharing economy is disrupting business models and creating extra income for millions. Here's all you need to get your piece of the rideshare pie.

The Best and Worst Places to Stash Cash in Your Home

We all agree that a buck has value, it is also a bit vulnerable when not hidden properly. Forget the $3000 hi-tech safe, and stick with these affordable tricks I picked up. Yo

Want to Keep Your Disposable Razor Blades Sharp? Use Your Arm

With these two tricks, you can keep one disposable razor blade sharp and ready-to-use for five months or more.

5 Things You Must Do Before You Quit Your Job

Don't just take that job and shove it. Before giving notice, make sure you're prepared for whatever comes next.

8 Ways to Get Your Morning Coffee for Free

That daily cup of joe adds up! Save your money and score your caffeine fix for free.

50 Great Things to Do With $50

One dollar may not buy you much anymore, but a crisp $50 bill still has value. From splurges to saving, try these savvy ideas for your half-hundred.

The Best and Worst Times to Go Grocery Shopping

Maximize your shopping efficiency and minimize your food spending by mastering the art of grocery store timing.

22 Reasons to Stop Drinking Soda

Most of us know that soda isn't good for us, but that doesn't mean we stop drinking it. Here are 22 financial, health, and other reasons to kick the habit.

How to Buy and Sell Airline Miles

Frequent flyer miles are great, but you can't always use them when you need them. Learn how to buy, sell, and otherwise make use of your airline miles.

Figuring the Size of Your Emergency Fund

The usual rule of thumb is 3 to 6 months' income. Of course that's silly--the size of your emergency fund needs to be based on your spending, not your income. But even 3

9 Ways to Avoid Overdraft Charges

The worst part of an overdraft fee? It's avoidable! Never get dinged again with some simple steps to monitor and prevent overspending.

netSpend: The Story of the Visa Debit Card We Did Not Apply For

This is my story of shock, anger, and finally disgust at the practices of netSpend.

Best Money Tips: Motivation Tips With Big Results

Today we found some great articles on motivation tips that really work, ways to make a workout schedule that works, and warning signs to check for when you’re buying a used car.

11 Ways to Eat Oats When You Hate Oatmeal

Oats are jam-packed with nutritious goodies, but what to do if you hate oatmeal? Here are 11 (other) ways to enjoy this amazing grain.

Make Pizza Night Fun Again With These 30 Pizza Sauce Alternatives

Don't settle for the same old pizza with red sauce and traditional toppings. Sauce and top your pizza crust with these terrific alternatives.

Travel and Money: Using Prepaid Travel Cards

Prepaid Travel Cards can be a useful — and secure — alternative to debit cards and credit cards, as well as a way to hedge against currency risk.

Volunteer to Travel: 11 Opportunities for Free or Very Cheap Travel

Here are 11 options for free or very cheap travel through volunteering.

Debt Management Resources

Debt becomes a slippery slope (and a downward spiral) if you don't know how to manage it well. Here's what you need to know about debt management.

Follow These 5 Steps to Full Health Care Coverage in Retirement

Are you factoring medical costs into your retirement planning? You should be — here's how to avoid a health care shortage in your golden years.