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13 Natural and Easy Ways to Lower Your Blood Sugar

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Diabetics and non-diabetics alike can take positive steps to control blood sugar levels safely and naturally. Read on to find out what you can do.

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Best Money Tips: Life-Changing Ways to Repurpose Household Items

Today we found some great articles on life-changing ways to repurpose household items, characteristics of those who are serious about their debt, and tips to stay ahead at work.

12 Cooking Rules You Should Be Breaking

Don't worry, the kitchen cops won't Tase you if you run afoul of any of these outdated rules of the kitchen.

10 Fun Hobbies You Can Take Up for Free

You could kill a couple of hours every evening watching the tube. Or you could take up one of these fabulous, fun, and free pastimes.

Best Money Tips: Cut Your Restaurant Spending in Half

Today we found some great articles on how to cut your restaurant spending in half, ways to save on gym memberships, and jobs that allow you to travel.

The 8 Worst and Best Airport Buys

There's nothing friendly about the price of goods and services at the airport. Avoid these bad buys if you can — and save your money for a couple of concourse deals.

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.

Best Money Tips: Products With the Highest Markups

Today we found some great articles on the products with the highest price markups, ways to use baby shampoo outside the tub, and easy ways to save on airfare.

10 Cool Uses for a Slow Cooker

A crock pot is handy to have around, and not just for delicious stews. Find out what else you can do with your slow cooker besides cook dinner.

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.

10 Budget Purchases That Look Expensive

You'll get way more than you bargained for with these well-priced, but eminently luxe, furniture, appliances, clothing, and accessories.

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.

Best Money Tips: How to Waste Less Food (and Money)

Today we found some great articles on ways to waste less food, things that are cheaper at Trader Joe’s, and the characteristics that successful people share.

10 Incredible Microwave Baked Desserts

A microwave bakes better than an oven two ways: it's faster and it makes single serving treats. Start nuking dessert with these easy recipes.

US Bank FlexPerks Travel Rewards Credit Card

The US Bank FlexPerks Travel Rewards Card allows you to choose the "bonus" categories that would allow you to get the most points possible.

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.

15 Delicious Foods to Try in Your Waffle Maker

Make your waffle iron do more than take up space in your appliance drawer with this collection of tasty waffle iron meals and treats.

10 Expensive Things That Look Cheap

It's smart to spend more to buy quality and value. But it's doubly dumb to pay way, way more and wind up something that delivers so much less.

12 Foods Nutritionists Say You Should Splurge On

We don't often encourage you to spend more at the grocery store, but if your budget allows, consider adding these superfoods to your grocery list.