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Today we found some great articles on self-help clichés we need to change, how to avoid a parking ticket, and organizational tools to get your life together.

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Today we found some great articles on ways to reinvent yourself, things you shouldn’t put in your compost pile, and frugal tips that may not be so frugal after all.

3 Ways Obama's Free Community College Deal Will Help You

The President's community college proposal is not only good for students. Find out how it can help the rest of us, too.

7 Times You Should Choose Private School Over Public

Private school will crimp even the healthiest family budget. When does leaving public school for private make sense?

Best Money Tips: Things to Say Yes to for a Happy Life

Today we found some great articles on things to say yes to for a happy life, foods you should make instead of buy, and money mistakes to avoid if you want to be rich.

Best Money Tips: How to Become a Better Listener

Today we found some great articles on tips to become a better listener, ways to eat less sugar, and goals for a more organized life.

9 Office Politics Goofs That Can Set Your Career Back Years

Office social life can be tricky — it's like high school, but with paychecks and careers. Don't risk yours with any of these embarrassing flubs.

10 Types of Friends Who Are Costing You Money

Remember how your mom was always wanted you to hang out with the "right" people? Yeah, that's good financial advice, too.

5 Everyday Words That Are Making You Look Stupid

Seriously, if you actually want to improve your social standing and status, work on eliminating these worn out words from your lexicon.

12 More Things People Who Make a Lot of Money Do

It turns out that high earners share a lot of habits that help them succeed. How many of these habits are yours?

31 Productive Things to Do in January to Start the New Year Off Right

Make this year your greatest by making January your most productive month ever with this collection of simple, life-enhancing daily to-dos.

25 Bite-Sized Money Resolutions to Make 2015 Your Biggest Year Yet

You don't have to make life-altering changes to see big results. Start with one or two of these small money resolutions and grow from there!

10 Money-Saving New Year's Goals That You Can Actually Keep

This year, resolve to spend less and save more. Go for one or more of these easy-to-reach goals!

Successful New Year's Resolutions Have This One Thing in Common — Does Yours?

There's no trick to keeping a New Year's resolution and there's nothing complicated about it, either. Learn what it takes to make yours stick.

4 Money Resolutions You Should Skip This Year

There's nothing wrong with making New Year's money resolutions — the fresh start effect can jump start good habits. Just don't make any of these.

6 Little Stressors You Can Easily Eliminate Today

Lots of little annoyances can add up to serious stress. Cut out those small sources of stress to fret less and enjoy life more.

5 Signs You Were Raised by Parents With Bad Social Skills

Our parents teach us so much about how to live — for better or worse. If crowds aren't your thing, identify the signs and overcome your upbringing.

10 Rude Things Even Polite People Do

We try our best to be polite and sensitive to others, but sometimes even Emily Post slips up. Are you guilty of any of these small impositions?

Best Money Tips: Surprising Ways to Beat Stress

Today we found some great articles on surprising ways to beat stress, bad habits you may have when you shop for clothes, and simple ways to be inspired.

10 Lies That Even Honest People Tell

It's not money that makes the world go 'round — it's little white lies. How many of these fibs are you guilty of?