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6 Ways Lust Is Keeping You Poor

It's Valentine's Day and lust is lurking behind the cards and candy. Take those churchy warnings to heart — lust will leave you wanting.

8 Ways a Side Hustle Can Advance Your Career

Your side hustle is more than just a means for spare cash. It can also be a major boost to your main career.

15 Questions You Should Always Ask at the End of a Job Interview

You got the interview. You nailed the questions. Now, it's time to fire back a few questions of your own.

Solving the World's Problems Could Win You Millions

Hey, smarty-pants — the world needs your help! Solve one of these pressing problems, and you could walk away with a hefty prize.

Beware These 6 Phony IRS Calls and Emails

No one particularly likes hearing from the IRS, but we bet you'd enjoy hearing from these tax scammers even less.

8 Warning Signs You're Going to Bomb Your Job Interview

You got a job interview! Now get to work polishing up your professional image before you blow the opportunity.

Almost Half of Job Applicants Make This Same Foolish Mistake

This one silly mistake costs 50% of job applicants the job. Are you making it, too?

10 Things to Bring Up With Your Boss at Your Annual Review

Your annual review is fast approaching. Learn what you should say — and avoid saying — to make the most of this chance to advance your career.

8 Money Moments That Should Be On Everyone's Bucket List

A bucket list doesn't have to be all swimming with dolphins and climbing mountains. Use one to help you make big strides with your money, too.

Jumpstart Your Job Search With Instagram

Instagram is a lot of fun, but it can also be used strategically to help you land your next job. Really!

These 5 Money-Saving Hacks Are a Huge Waste of Time

When you want to save a little cash, money hacks can be great. But, beware. Some are really just swapping a few cents for your valuable time.

8 Reasons Time Is Worth More Than Money

We've all heard people say "time is money." But believe it or not, time is worth so much more.

7 Things a Thanksgiving Turkey Teaches Us About Money

The Thanksgiving turkey — the centerpiece of the table, and a treat that leads to overindulgence. This tasty bird can also teach us a thing or two about money.

8 Credit Repair Mistakes That Will Cost You

So you're ready take on your awful credit score. Be careful — making these false steps could actually do more harm than good.

8 Ways to Deal When You Work With Someone You Hate

Every place you have ever worked will have that one person you cannot stand. How do you deal with them without losing your sanity? Here's how.

8 Frugal Skills You Need to Survive Black Friday

Black Friday looms large on the horizon. Arm yourself with the skills of a frugal shopper, and you'll never waste a penny on another deceptive doorbuster.

8 Secrets to a Higher Car Trade-In Value

First? Get the gum out of the floor mats.

10 Reasons You Should Start Your Holiday Shopping Now

The holidays are coming, but they're still far enough away that we don't have to think about shopping yet. Right? Actually…that's not the case.

10 Classic Impulse Buys We Need to Stop Falling For

Acting on impulse is good when you're catching someone who's falling, or swerving to avoid an accident. But when it comes to shopping, it's not your friend.

10 Great Careers You Can Have With a Liberal Arts Degree

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math — everybody says STEM is where it's at, career-wise. Are bookworms doomed to slinging lattes?