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Ask the Readers: Do you Return Gifts? (Chance to Win $10!)

We've all experienced a gift of a sweater that was too small (or worse yet, itchy). There are even tales of fine art presents that missed the mark of good taste and ended up hangin

5 Life Mistakes You Need to Stop Making by 30

You're not a kid anymore. Stop acting like one.

The 5 Best Blow Dryers

You can let nature dry your hair on its own, or you can shape your locks according to your whim with one of these five best hair dryers. Your choice!

Ask the Readers: Do You Do Black Friday?

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5 Times Trying to Negotiate Can Backfire

Getting "No" for an answer isn't the only risk of negotiating. Prevent your demands from backfiring by knowing when to hold 'em.

The 5 Best Serums

Facial serum is a smart addition to a skin care regimen and these five best selections are all smart choices. Get the softest, smoothest skin ever!

3 Ways Your Dog Is Ruining Your Credit Score

Man's best friend may be loving and loyal — when he isn't chewing up your shoes, or your credit. Avoid these common credit score bite marks.

7 Social Situations All Introverts Fear

Crowded places, watchful eyes, chatty strangers — these are the introvert's worst social nightmares. Here's how to soldier through.

7 Things You Should Never Do When Camping

Camping out is an affordable way to vacation and enjoy nature's splendor. Make your next trip a pleasant one by avoiding these don'ts.

9 Skills That Will Be Obsolete Soon

Today's youth will never know the struggles of flirting, parallel parking, or writing in cursive. What skills will you forget soon?

10 Top Mutual Funds for Income Investors

Whether you're closing in on retirement or just need some extra cash, these 10 well-crafted mutual funds are worth a look.

Best Money Tips: Habits That Lead to Wealth

Today we found some great articles on habits that lead to wealth and prosperity, smart ways to multitask, and ways to slash your cell phone bill.

The 9 Best Performing Mutual Funds of the 2000s

How's the market been treating you? If you've dosed up on biotech and health care over the past 15 years, your portfolio should be pretty healthy.

The 11 Best Parking Apps for Your City

"Parking in the big city is easy," said no one ever. Let these apps find you an affordable spot in no time.

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

How to Answer 23 of the Most Common Interview Questions

Here I present 23 interview questions you're likely to be asked, and how I have learned to answer them.

47 Cheap, Fun Things to Do This Weekend

When lazy-day boredom sets in, it's time to get creative. Here are 47 ideas to get you started on a fun and frugal weekend.

10 Things You Should Never Buy From Aldi

We love Aldi's — most of the time. So many of the products are unique, high quality, and, above all, well-priced. These are not those.