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109 Random Acts of Kindness You Can Start Doing Today

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60+ Halloween Costume Ideas That Can Save You Money and Time

Need some inspiration for costume, and don't want to spend a fortune? Here are over 60 ideas for you and your kids, too!

20+ Things You Need in Your House to Keep Your Family Safe

Home is where the heart is — and where your family should always be safe. Don't skimp on these basic home safety precautions.

Best Money Tips: How to Clean Your Car Like a Pro

Today we found some great articles on the best professional car cleaning tips, ways global warming may affect your finances, and small kitchen appliances you don’t really need.

Dishwasher Smells Bad? Here's How to Fix It

Yikes! Dishwasher smelling a little foul these days? It's a simple fix —anyone can do it!

6 Ways to Protect Yourself From a Lost Gift Card

A gift card is like cash — your bank won't replace what you lose. Save yourself some hassle (and your coffee order!) with some simple gift card security.

5 Newspaper or Magazine Subscriptions That Are Actually Worth the Cost

With so much news and info available for free online, why pay for it? Because you just can't get what some publications create anywhere else.

27 Things You Should Have in Your Utility Drawer

Fess up — we all have a junk drawer. Take yours from "junk" to "utility" with a little organization and these 27 must-have household items.

Invest Your Time in These 13 Things While You're in Your 20s

When we're in our 20s we feel possibility ahead of us as nearly infinite. Grasp it by laying the foundation of your future when you're young, smart, and full of health.

9 Ways to Spend Less on Your Significant Other (And Not Get Killed!)

Date nights and holidays shouldn't cost a fortune. You can spend less on your SO — and still show your love with thoughtful gifts that count plenty.

39 Tips That'll Save You Hundreds on Your Next Trip

Traveling can get expensive very quickly. Return home with a bank account that isn't completely empty with these money-saving tips.

10 Steps You Must Take If You've Been in a Car Accident

Even a minor auto accident is frightening and stressful. Prepare for the aftermath ahead of time to limit the damage and walk away unscathed.

14 Cool Uses for a Blender

Everyone's got one tucked away in some kitchen cabinet. If you're not getting enough mileage out of your blender, check out these 14 great uses.

20 Office Potluck Dishes Everyone Loves

Time to bring a dish to pass at the office? Win all the accolades with one of these workplace potluck recipes that never fail.

10 Surprising Ways Spring Is Gonna Cost You

Spring and summer bring fairer weather, but they aren't always as pleasant for your bank account. Keep your budget on ice when the temperatures rise.

Keys Locked in the Trunk? Here's What to Do

A moment of absent-mindedness, and now your keys are locked in the trunk. Don't panic! Follow this guide to get back on the road.

Here's How You Remove Stains From Almost Anything

You're covered! Learn how to remove practically any stain, whatever it is and whatever it's on, without pricey chemical cleaners.

The 7 Most Relaxing Ways to Spend Your Lunch Hour

When your lunch break rolls around, leave the computer, get off the phone, and use your time for you — stop giving it to the man.

9 More Supposedly Healthy Things That Are Actually Hurting You

It seems like health "dos" and "don'ts" change daily. How many of these former "dos" are you still doing?

24 Helpful Travel Hacks to Make Flying Stress-Free

From drop-off at the curb to touchdown at your destination, flying is filled with stress inducers. Take the edge off with some simple relaxers.

Fake a Fab, Rich Lifestyle With These 7 Free Apps

Don't have the scratch to hire a chauffeur or a chef? Download these apps instead and live like a Rockefeller.