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7 Parenting Mistakes Everyone Makes But No One Talks About

Even great parents make mistakes. Rest assured you aren't alone in these seven common mom and dad mess-ups.

7 Certifications That Add Big $$ to Your Salary

Expand your skills and education without stepping foot in a classroom. These seven certifications will help you score the big bucks!

10 Ways to Get Free (or Almost Free) Airline Tickets

Airfare isn't cheap, and it's rarely free. But if you can be flexible with your travel plans and know whom to ask (and how), you really can fly for free.

11 Surprising Benefits Of: Chewing Gum

You know chewing gum improves your breath, but it can also improve your teeth, your brain, and much more. Discover how!

USAA Secured Card Platinum Visa Review

Military personnel and their families would benefit from the extra perks USAA cards provide. Their secured card helps build or repair credit, too.

11 Budgeting Skills Everyone Should Master

Stop dreading the "b-word." Mastering these simple budgeting skills will put you on the path to financial wellbeing.

7 Money Leaks You Need to Plug

You're dumping cash out the window (sometimes literally) if you don't plug these money leaks ASAP.

10 Things You Should Do Immediately After Losing Your Wallet

Losing your wallet can be frustrating and scary — identity theft, anyone? Take these steps to ensure your finances stay safe when your wallet isn't.

23 Travel Hacks That Will Save Time, Money, and Your Sanity

Take the hassle out of travel with this collection of nifty road trip shortcuts.

The 5 Best Hair Growth Products for Men

The truth is that science still hasn't found a miracle hair growth serum, but these five hair regrowth products will help men with thinning hair.

No Money for a Week? Here’s What to Do.

Don't have a nickle to your name? Time to buckle down for a week and weather the storm. Here's how to survive it — and make sure it doesn't happen again.

The Best Ways to Invest $50, $500, or $5000

Whether your windfall is a crisp $50 bill or a few thousand smackers, you can invest it wisely for the best long term payoff. Here's how.

The Frugal Living Commencement Speech I'd Give to My Younger Self

If time travel were possible, this is the commencement speech I'd give to my younger self about living frugally.

Flashback Friday: 41 Coffee Hacks That Will Instantly Improve Your Morning

Make your hectic mornings brighter by making better coffee, or getting it for a better price.

10 Rules of Etiquette Everyone Should Know (and Follow!)

Etiquette is the grease that keeps the gears of civilization turning. Do your part by following these 10 basic rules of etiquette.

Cheat Sheet: Retail Markup on Common Items

Stores make money by price markups. Learn the rationale behind retail pricing and what the product you're buying actually costs.

3 Sneaky Ways Identity Thieves Can Access Your Data

Identity thieves are crafty. Get the jump on them by protecting yourself from these underhanded attacks on your identity — and your money.

6 Things in Your Kitchen That Get Rid of Bad Smells Naturally

Don't worry if your kitchen stinks. The solution to your smell problem is only a shelf away.

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.

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.