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Don't Get Screwed: 3 Surprising Times When You Need a Lawyer

You don't need to be in trouble with the law to need a lawyer. Find out when you should really spend the money to lawyer up.

15 Fantastic Chalkboard Paint Projects

From party favors to fridge and pantry organizers, these chalkboard paint projects will spiff up your space, and help you remember what's in it!

Best Money Tips: Simple Life Hacks That Can Save You $100

Today we found some great articles on life hacks that save you $100 each, DIY cleaning products that cost only pennies, and fast food deals that can stretch to multiple meals.

7 Times You're Wasting Mental Energy Without Realizing It

Feeling exhausted? Nearing burnout? It may be because of these unexpected drags on your mental energy. Get rid of them and get more energy.

Best Money Tips: Oprah Quotes That'll Make You a Better Person

Today we found some awesome articles on Oprah quotes that will make you a better person, saving money on food while traveling, and fall budgeting tips from all-star bloggers.

15 Things in Your Kitchen You Should Throw Out Today

Kitchen clutter takes many forms — expired food, gadgets we never use, appliances that crowd countertops. If you don't need it — toss it!

Want to Be More Attractive? Work These 5 Magic Words (and Phrases) Into Your Vocabulary

It sounds silly, but some words and phrases really can make you feel more confident — and more attractive.

Here's How You Maximize Fridge and Freezer Space

Americans waste as much as 40% of the food they buy. Do your part to reduce food waste by making the most of your fridge and freezer space.

Wise Bread Reloaded: Hack Your Creativity With a Trick the Yogis Use (Plus Scores More From the Archives)

Need a new idea? We've got a lot of ideas about where to get them, and how to use them.

These 7 Exercises Are Scientifically Proven to Increase Happiness

Runner's high is a real thing, but exercise can boost overall happiness for the long term, too. Get out there and get moving!

Best Money Tips: How to Get Along With Anyone

Today we found some excellent articles on how to get along with anyone, tried-and-true frugal living tips, and last-minute Halloween savings.

4 Signs You're Burned Out (and How to Recover)

What with work, the kids, the neighbors, burnout is never far off. Recognize the signs — and take steps to walk back from the brink.

10 Surprising, Non-Physical Benefits of Exercise

You know exercise is good for physical fitness, but it's good for so much else. Get moving and start reaping the benefits!

10 Ways to Repair a Burned Bridge

We've all ended a work or personal relationship badly. Mend a broken connection and you'll regain a valued friend or a colleague -- forever this time.

The 5 Best Ways to Spend the Last 10 Minutes of Your Workday

Set the stage for tomorrow by spending a few minutes tidying up your workspace and your task list. Morning you appreciate your thoughtfulness!

11 Sources of Instant Gratification You Can Feel Good About

Scratch your "I want it now!" itch without messing up your long term plans? Yes, you really can have your cake and eat it, too.

10 Dumb Little Productivity Killers You Need to Stop Doing Today

Wondering what happened to your productivity? You frittered it away in these 10 dumb little ways. Learn how to get back on task — and stay there.

7 Basic Ways to Become Your Own Life Coach

Life coaches can help us make positive changes. If you can't afford the time or money for one, take steps to coach yourself. You can do it!

The 6 Best Reasons to Quit Your Job

When's the right time to quit a job? When it's doing you more harm than good.

12 Ways You Can Go Easier on Yourself

Pushing hard to exceed our own high expectations can lead to burnout. Learn how to dial it back to reduce stress and remain productive and engaged.