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6 Ways to Keep Your New Job Hunt Secret

You need a new job, but you don't want your current boss knowing that! Keep your search quiet and keep your job while you land a better one.

10 Important Reasons You Need to Cut Back on Screen Time

We love our smartphones and tablets, but that glow comes with some costs. Is it time to cut back for better health and happiness?

7 Reasons You Should Check Your Luggage

If you find an airline that doesn't charge to check, take them up on it. You'll wait a moment at the carousel, but the rest of the trip's a breeze.

6 Times When It's Okay to Take a Loan

There's nothing frugal about borrowing to support a lavish lifestyle. But for essential big purchases, it's okay to visit your bank.

6 Ways to Stay Motivated on the Job

It's easy to let the daily grind sap your motivation. Buck up, superstar, and dig deep. You already have everything you need to stay positive.

5 Things Successful Savers Do

People who save a lot of money share a lot of the same habits. Start saving more by doing as they do.

6 Simple Ways to Market Your Side Business

Nobody will buy what you're selling if they don't know you're selling it. Jumpstart your side hustle with some easy and inexpensive marketing.

6 Cleaning Rules You Should Be Breaking

The thing about the old tried and true is that sometimes it isn't true. Have you been cleaning the house wrong?

9 Clothes Shopping Hacks That Save Time and Money

Skip the frustration on your next shopping spree with a few simple tricks to help you find a style that's right for you — and the clothes that fit.

6 Foods Science Says Are Actually Making You Dumber

You are what you eat — and that goes for your brain, too. Are you making yourself dumber just by stuffing food in your face?

The 4 Most Overpriced U.S. Housing Markets

If you're looking to buy in one of these four overheated markets, you may want to act fast — or reconsider buying at all.

4 Times Raiding Your Retirement Accounts Early Is Okay

Most experts agree you should "never" borrow from your retirement accounts, with a few exceptions. Here are a few.

11 Health Foods Not Worth the Money

Many of the foods sold as "healthy" aren't, actually, despite the higher price. Are you eating any of these 11 overpriced health foods?

8 Personal Finance Moves You Can Make While Jogging

Personal finance while jogging? With apps that make managing money easier than ever, fitness time can also be personal finance time.

10 Rude Things Even Polite People Do

We try our best to be polite and sensitive to others, but sometimes even Emily Post slips up. Are you guilty of any of these small impositions?

People Who Love Christmas Do These 9 Things — Do You?

Our traditions make the holidays meaningful, from gifts to glitter. What traditions mark your holiday season?

21 Perfect Holiday Gifts for Book Lovers

Buying books for booklovers is hard (they'd rather choose). Instead of another gift card, give them something fun that makes reading even better.

8 Dumb Little Things Holding You Back From a Healthy Relationship

Relationships are hard. Are you making yours harder with any of these little relationship spoilers?

People Who Love Thanksgiving Do These 8 Things, Do You?

It's easy to let the hustle of the holidays become resentment. Be reminded of the meaning of the day with some small, thoughtful traditions.

11 Things Scientists Say Will Boost Your Happiness Today

From naps to sad movies, these common everyday activities really do make us happier — in ways science can measure. Try some and feel better!