Mistakes

10 Ways to Salvage a Burnt Meal

So your dinner got a little overdone. Instead of throwing food (and money!) in the trash, save it instead.

The 10 Most Common Financial Aid Mistakes — And How To Avoid Them

Acing FAFSA is crucial for making college affordable for so many students. Unfortunately, it's also super confusing.

8 Tax Mistakes Millennials Make

With major money changes, come tax changes — and Millennials are often guilty of these common tax-time mix-ups.

5 Dumb IRA Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Investing in retirement is a great first step, but if you're making any of these easy-to-avoid IRA mistakes, you're hurting your returns.

7 Money Mistakes Everyone Makes When Buying Their First Car

Before you drive off in the first shiny set of wheels that catches your eye, stop to think — are you making these naive money mistakes?

Should You Always Dispute Mistakes on Your Credit Report?

We all make mistakes, which is why you shouldn't skip regular reviews of your credit reports. Any errors there can cost you.

5 Money Fears and How to Squash Them

Stop hiding from the money bogeyman. A few setbacks aren't worth these irrational finance fears.

10 Things You Should Never Do During a Job Interview

You've landed an interview — score! Now just don't blow it with one of these major job interview blunders.

13 Embarrassing Mistakes Everyone Makes But Doesn't Talk About

To err is human, even if we don't always own up to it. When it comes to making these 13 little mistakes, trust us — you're not alone.

9 Common Apartment Hunting Mistakes to Avoid

Summer is moving season for lots of us. Make sure you land in the right place by avoiding some common rental miscues.

7 Dumb Stock Picking Mistakes Even Smart Investors Make

Even savvy investors make dumb mistakes. Steer clear of these easy-to-make investment blunders!

12 More Grammar Mistakes That Are Making You Look Stupid

Poor word choice and grammar mistakes definitely can make you look stupid. Worse — they can damage your career. Watch out for these common errors.

10 Kitchen Mistakes Good Cooks Make

Think of these mistakes as the low-hanging fruit of kitchen disasters. Eliminate these common errors and enjoy better meals and less fuss.

12 Grammar Mistakes That Are Making You Look Stupid

What you say is what really matters, right? The truth is, how you say it is often more important. Avoid these common errors for sharper messages.

Best Money Tips: Top 10 Retirement Planning Mistakes

Today we found some stellar articles on retirement planning mistakes, money rules that nobody will ever teach you, and budgeting on a variable income.

The 10 Stupidest Things Smart People Do

Smart people do stupid things all the time — often because they're so smart. Let's learn from some of their foibles!

Change Your Life by Learning How to Admit You're Wrong

Mea whata? Mea culpa! Learn why admitting you're wrong frees you to pursue your goals — and reach them!

The Top 10 DIY Jobs Homeowners Should Avoid

If you're thinking about tackling a big DIY project, you may want to think again. Screw one of these projects up, and it could ruin your home's value — or worse.

Best Money Tips: How to Avoid Costly Travel Mistakes

Today we found some awesome articles on how to avoid costly travel mistakes, ways to clear your mind, and how to not get hustled by your student loans.

10 Ways to Improve Your Decision-Making Skills

Whether it's something as big as a career move or as small as what you're having for dinner, follow these tips to help make great decisions.