friendship

6 Ways to Be a Better Friend Without Any Effort

We'd all like to be better friends — and we should be. Keep your friends close with some simple relationship builders.

6 Easy Tricks to Become Instantly More Likeable

Win friends and influence people with these simple techniques of the charming.

12 Things You Need to Stop Doing Today to Be a Better Friend

What do we value most in life? Family and friends. Keep and strengthen those precious bonds by avoiding these common relationship-busters.

6 Things You Can Do to Help an Unemployed Friend Find a Job

It can be hard to watch a friend struggle through a job search. Show them you care (and help them along the way) with these suggestions.

10 Fun, Practically Free Ways to Make New Friends

Whether you've just moved to a new town, are feeling shy, or just want to talk to some interesting people, try out these great ways to meet new folks.

20 Free Ways to Show You Care

Want to express your gratitude, love, or respect? Show how much you care (not how much money you have) with one of these great ideas.

25 Frugal Ways to "Pay It Forward"

Paying it forward — doing something nice for someone else — makes that person feel great AND improves your day. Here's how to do it frugally.

Make Friends and Be Happy: Why Cultivating Relationships Is Good for You

We all know that friends are wonderful — but for reasons ranging from good health to accountability, they might be more important than you realize.

Should You Talk to Friends About Money?

Friendship is one of the most important things in the world — but should you talk about money with your friends? Or is it unavoidable?

The Benefits of Having a Roommate (Besides Saving on Rent)

Living with someone else means cheaper rent, but that's not all. Learn all the reasons why a roommate is great for your wallet AND your well-being.

How to Express Condolences Without Saying Something Stupid

Do you feel awkward when you try to express condolences? Try these techniques to show your sympathy.

5 Ways Being Nice at Work Can Payoff

If you think cutthroat competition is the best way to get ahead at work, hold up. Being nice is a better (and, well, nicer) way to end up on top.

5 Bridesmaid Dress Ideas From a Bridesmaid

Brides, I know you might have your dream wedding planned out. But consider a few humble, frugal dress suggestions from a repeat bridesmaid.

Can you talk to your friends about debt?

Do you find it as difficult to talk to friends about money as I do? If you had friends that you believed were about to go into bankruptcy, would you do anything to try and stop the