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50+ Uses for Citrus Peels

Don't toss those citrus peels just yet! There are so many amazing ways to put them to good use.

Almost 2000 uses for a can of WD-40

My dad always sang the praises of WD-40. "It's not just for a squeaky hinge or a rusty bolt" he'd say. Alas, my memory is not all that sharp and I couldn't quite remember how

Why Our Brains Want to Buy New Stuff, Even When We Don't Need It

Overspending on stuff you don't need is a problem for many Americans. Learn why the solution is not so simple as "spend less," and what you can actually do to help.

You’re Fired! 20 Signs That a Pink Slip is Coming

If you can answer yes to THREE or more of these questions, you may want to think about sprucing up your resume and dry-cleaning your best interview attire.

8 Things You No Longer Need to Keep in Your Wallet

Is your wallet weighing down your pockets? Ditch the old school wallet and go digital.

The 5 Best Stay-At-Home Kitchen Essentials

Since we're all spending more time at home, it's important to have a well-stocked kitchen and helpful tools to make lots of delicious meals.

This Is How Long These 6 Appliances Should Last

Major household appliances aren't cheap. Here's how long you can expect your investment to last.

Top 7 Reasons Why I Use My Credit Card for Everything

I charge absolutely everything to my credit card. Everything. Here are the reasons why I am a credit card junkie.

10 Repairs That Aren't Your Landlord's Responsibility

One of the best things about renting is that most problems aren't yours — they're the landlord's. But not these.

Are Starter Homes Still a Thing?

Starter homes used to be the norm. But in today's housing market, you might not need those homeowner training wheels.

How to Make Moonshine

Making moonshine is especially easy because running it through a still makes all the delicate balancing of flavors that mark a great beer or wine irrelevant.

The Best Cooking Oils: For Your Heart and Wallet

A little bit o' oil can go a long way to making a meal tasty. Find out which cooking oils make the most sense to use in terms of health, taste, and cost.

10 DIY Dog Toys You Can Make for Pennies

Instead of spending oodles of cash on toys your pup is only going to rip apart, make these cheap, easy, and sturdy dog toys with items you already have.

52 Uses for Rubber Bands

The simple rubber band costs next to nothing, but has so many uses. Discover just how versatile it can be.

14 Effective Grease and Oil Stain Removal Tips

Oil stains don't have to stay forever. Whether they're in clothing, on driveways, or elsewhere, here are some effective ways to quickly and easily zap grease.

9 Problems You Can't Solve With Money

Many problems we face require us to spend money to solve them. Use the three-step plan to decide if the solution is worth the cost.

25 Products You Think You Need, but Really Don’t

Marketers spend a lot of effort convincing us that our wants are needs. From aftershave to baby walkers, here are 25 things you can easily do without.

10 Important Reasons You Need to Cut Back on Screen Time

We love our smartphones and tablets, but that glow comes with some costs. Is it time to cut back for better health and happiness?

25 Hotel Hacks From Professional Travelers

From booking to bedtime, find out the shortcuts these pro travelers use to make hotel lodging cheaper, more convenient, and more comfortable.

22 Reasons to Stop Drinking Soda

Most of us know that soda isn't good for us, but that doesn't mean we stop drinking it. Here are 22 financial, health, and other reasons to kick the habit.