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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: 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.

5 Awesome, Cheap Alternatives to Luxury Services

Did the Great Recession force a cutback in household staff? Replace Jeeves with DIY solutions that deliver white glove service for way less.

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?

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.

7 Money-Saving Tricks You Can Learn From Same-Sex Couples

Same-sex couples have a lot to teach heteros about partnering up, starting with some easy cost cutting and frugal living tips.

10 Ways to Spruce Up Your Unfinished Basement for Under $100

You don't have to convert your basement into a fully finished mancave to make it comfortable and inviting. Try these cheaper fixes first.

Best Money Tips: Easy Steps to Organize Your Kitchen

Today we found some great articles on easy steps to organize your kitchen, cheap home improvements you can do this winter, and movie theater hacks.

8 Buys That Will Be Cheaper in 2015

Falling oil prices may not be good for oil industry stocks, but it's great for consumers. Find out what else you will save on this year.

Best Money Tips: Simple, Easy Ways to Eat Healthy on a Budget

Today we found some great articles on simple and easy ways to eat healthy on a budget, how to succeed even when you fail, and ways to save money without trying much.

10 Supposedly Healthy Things That Are Actually Hurting You

That supposedly healthy thing you do may actually be harming you instead! How many of these "healthy" habits do you have?

Signing Up for Obamacare in 2015? Here's What's New

Open Enrollment for ACA health care ends soon. Here's what you need to know before you make your choices on the exchange.

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.

60+ Things You Can Decorate With Washi Tape

Colorful washi tape is easy to work with and suitable for a bunch of fun design and decoration projects. Where will you stick washi tape next?