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5 Ways to Manage Costs While You're on Maternity Leave

Maternity benefits in the US are definitely stingy. Learn some simple ways to cut costs to match the reduced income baby brings.

5 Office Decorations Your Co-Workers Hate

Go ahead and dress up your workspace with classy and appropriate knick-knacks and decor. Just remember to keep it "classy and appropriate."

6 Reasons January Is the Right Time to Start Planning for Christmas

Plan for the holidays already? With the holidays still fresh in mind, now is the best time to start holiday planning and prep. Here's how to start.

12 Amazing Home Buys Under $5

You wouldn't think $5 would buy much for the home these days, but these 12 useful things will solve hundreds of problems, inside and out.

The 10 Most Productive Ways to Spend Your Lunch Hour

Lunch is the most important hour of the workday. Make the most of your time by making it all yours — and not the man's.

15 Things in Your Closet You Can Throw Out Today

Closet space comes at a premium — everything you store should fit, look great, and make you feel great. If not, toss it, sell it, or give it away.

13 Parenting Hacks That Will Save You Time

Kids have voracious appetites — for their parents' time. Claw some of it back with this collection of daily kidcare shortcuts and family-life time-savers.

6 Ways to Sell Your Body to Science

Your precious bodily fluids are truly that — precious. Find out how to turn you into cold, hard cash.

You Need an Inventory of Your Stuff (and It's Easier Than You Think)

A home inventory can help you recover from a disaster — or it can be the first step toward decluttering. Make yours before it's too late.

12 More Things People Who Make a Lot of Money Do

It turns out that high earners share a lot of habits that help them succeed. How many of these habits are yours?

31 Productive Things to Do in January to Start the New Year Off Right

Make this year your greatest by making January your most productive month ever with this collection of simple, life-enhancing daily to-dos.

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.

Best Money Tips: Essential Things to Do Before the New Year

Today we found some great articles on things you need to do before the new year, ways to recover from Christmas clutter, and New Year’s resolutions that will make you richer.

25 Bite-Sized Money Resolutions to Make 2015 Your Biggest Year Yet

You don't have to make life-altering changes to see big results. Start with one or two of these small money resolutions and grow from there!

11 Small Ways to Make Your Mom Happy

Easy and frugal ways to bring a big smile to your mother's face.

10 Money-Saving New Year's Goals That You Can Actually Keep

This year, resolve to spend less and save more. Go for one or more of these easy-to-reach goals!

Best Money Tips: Start Doing These Things for Your Happiness

Today we found some great articles on simple things to start doing for your happiness, ways to save money in the kitchen, and financial moves to make every year.

Healthcare Paperwork That Doesn't Require Paper or Work

Managing your healthcare should be as easy as paying your bills online. The MyHumana app make it simple to see your plan, find a doctor, review your claims, and more.


14 Things You Forget to Do Before Leaving for Vacation

Honey? I think I left the oven on.

Best Money Tips: Good Morning Habits for a Great Day

Today we found some great articles on the good morning habits to start your day off right, powerful time management strategies, and 2015’s top affordable vacation destinations.

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10 Homemade Baking Mixes That Save Money and Time

Nothing beats homemade cakes and breads, but who has the time? Pre-mix your dry ingredients, store, and bake later in a jiffy.

10 Genius Storage Solutions for Your Home Office

An untended home office can become a chaos of clutter and broken dreams. Keep your space tidy and your career on the march with some smart storage.

5 Ways Carry-On Luggage Can Save You Time and Money

Airline travel is not much fun, so it makes sense to reduce the burden by packing less and not checking. You'll save time, money, and hassle.

Best Money Tips: Simple Hacks to Make Your Stuff Last Longer

Today we found some great articles simple ways to make your stuff last longer, how to keep your kitchen germ-free, and success lessons from Bill Gates.

12 Awesome Ways to Use Apple Cider Vinegar

From dressing your salad to softening your callouses, you'll find a use for apple cider vinegar in every room of your home.

6 Foods Scientifically Proven to Increase Your Lifespan

You can extend your stay on this mortal coil by adding these lifespan lengtheners to your diet. Bonus? They're delicious, too.

8 Questions to Ask Yourself to Help You Declutter

So much clutter is stuff that seems important, but really isn't. Give your things this quiz, and if they don't pass, it's time to let them go.

Best Money Tips: Things to Say Yes to for a Happy Life

Today we found some great articles on things to say yes to for a happy life, foods you should make instead of buy, and money mistakes to avoid if you want to be rich.

10 Bathroom Purchases for Under $10 That Are Well Worth the Money

Make your bathroom brighter, tidier, and more efficient with some cheap products and simple hacks that won't smudge your budget.

A Denim Expert Reveals Why You Only Need 3 Pairs of Jeans

By following a simple routine, you can have denim jeans for every occasion and task, and you only have to buy a single pair per year.

Best Money Tips: How to Become a Better Listener

Today we found some great articles on tips to become a better listener, ways to eat less sugar, and goals for a more organized life.

Best Money Tips: Natural Ways to Relieve Tiredness

Today we found some great articles on natural ways to relieve tiredness, the most expensive coffees in the world, and travel tips from the experts.

5 Ways Social Media Saved Someone's Life

Social media keeps us connected to scores of people who are eager to help. Sometimes life-sharing means life-saving.

9 Office Politics Goofs That Can Set Your Career Back Years

Office social life can be tricky — it's like high school, but with paychecks and careers. Don't risk yours with any of these embarrassing flubs.

7 Stress-Free Ways to Stay Productive on Vacation

Make the most of your time away by following good productivity habits. You'll enjoy yourself and find more time and energy for more fun stuff, too.

Best Money Tips: Tips for a Better Work-Life Balance

Today we found some great articles on tips for a better work-life balance, ways to live for free, and what to do when you’re feeling overworked and overwhelmed.

10 Types of Friends Who Are Costing You Money

Remember how your mom was always wanted you to hang out with the "right" people? Yeah, that's good financial advice, too.

12 Things in Your Office You Can Throw Out Today

Coffee cups, unopened mail, convention swag — that clutter on your desk is flatlining your productivity. Dump it, and watch your efficiency soar!

Best Money Tips: Best Places to Sell Used Stuff

Today we found some great articles on the best places to sell used items, new ways to make extra money, and frugal lifestyle YouTube channels worth following.

5 Everyday Words That Are Making You Look Stupid

Seriously, if you actually want to improve your social standing and status, work on eliminating these worn out words from your lexicon.