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8 Easy DIY Car Repairs to Save Big

When it comes to small auto repairs, skip the repair shop and find your inner greasemonkey — it's much cheaper and plenty satisfying, too.

The Zeigarnik Effect and 7 Other Ways to Beat the Housekeeping Blahs

It's Wednesday and the novelty of keeping the place ship-shape has long since worn off. Stay motivated with a few tidy ways to fight chore fatigue.

9 Times You Should Demand a Refund

Why waste your hard-earned money on a sub-par product or service? Here's when to (politely) demand a refund.

8 Cheap Ways to Deter Garden Pests

If pests are enjoying your garden more than you are, reclaim your space with some cheap, non-toxic critter control.

10 Life Skills for Working Moms

It's no secret balancing work and family takes skill — these life skills, in particular, should be mastered by every working mom.

Best Money Tips: 7 Behaviors of Emotionally Wealthy People

Today we found some great articles on the behaviors of emotionally wealthy people, why more restaurant chains are offering delivery, and how to get more use out of your old makeup.

5 Ways to Stay Productive While Working From Home

It’s sooo tempting to succumb to distractions working from home — but don’t! Try these tricks for staying focused and on task.

10 Cool Companies That Pay You for Referring Friends

Your favorite online shops and services want you to spread the word — and they're willing to reward you for it with cash and other goodies.

Best Money Tips: Quick and Easy Tips to Become a Millionaire

Today we found some great articles on quick and easy tips that’ll make you a millionaire, small changes for a happier you, and health risks to watch out for this summer.

5 Homemade Stain Removers That Actually Work

For pesky household stains, skip the store-bought cleaners — you can beat the grime with common household items you already have.

Best Money Tips: 146 Useful Things Everyone Needs to Know

Today we found some great articles on useful things everyone needs to know, mistakes people make when exploring their passions, and surprisingly free airline and hotel perks.

8 Ways to Eliminate Ants Without an Exterminator

You don't need harsh chemicals when the ants come marching into your home — try one of these simple eco-friendly solutions, instead!

8 Technologies We Wish Were Never Invented

The future is now — and it's slightly more annoying, unhealthy, and destructive than we we ever dreamed of. Where's the "undo" button?

The 5 Best Solar Power Banks

A solar powered charger, like one of these five best choices, can keep your gadgets topped up with juice as long as the sun shall shine.

15 Awesomely Fun Toys You Can DIY

Your little ones don't need pricey (and breakey) big-box playthings when you make their very own awesome toys at home.

How to Work at Home Without Driving Your Spouse Nuts

You've both scored remote jobs. Now, how do you and your spouse co-habitate a home office without killing each other?

10 Tips for Camping Cooking

Sand the sharp edges off "roughing it" with this collection of clever campout cooking tips.

5 Ways to Make Adoption Affordable

The road to starting a family isn't always direct — or easy to pay for. Make adoption more affordable with grants, tax credits, and creativity.

10 Ways Even Shy People Can Fake Confidence and Get Ahead

Fake it 'til you make it is a lot easier said than done. Even shrinking violets can exude confidence with these simple posture and speech hacks.

Best Money Tips: 40 Things You've Been Doing Wrong All Your Life

Today we found some great articles on things you’ve been doing wrong all your life, what marriage equality means for certain benefits, and ways for parents to earn money from home.