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How to Get Laid Off: A Step-By-Step Guide

It seems ironic in this economy, and with a high unemployment rate, that anyone would want advice about getting kicked from a job. But last week a question was posed to me, and it

5 Best Online Checking Accounts

Whether you're looking to earn interest or for great customer service and reasonable fees, these five online checking account are all wise choices.

4 Cheap and Easy Homemade Mosquito Repellents

When summer hits, the mosquitoes start swarming. Here are several easy, cheap, and chemical-free recipes for making homemade mosquito repellent.

4 Things You Need to Know About Gift Tax

There's a tax on financial gifts? Of course there is — and guess what else? It's very convoluted.

22 Websites That Will Pay You to Write for Them

Do you have a way with words? Earn some money with your talent, even if you don't have experience or clips at these sites that pay.

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.

Are You Wasting or Saving Money With a Warehouse Club Membership?

Warehouse clubs are large stores such as Costco or BJ's that charge a yearly membership to purchase items at wholesale prices. Are they worth it?

7 Ways to Make Owning a Pool Less of a Nightmare

They say owning a pool is not worth the headache, but you can make pool ownership easier — without spending a lot of money.

Ask the Readers: When Do You Take Down Your Holiday Decorations?

Tell us when you take down holiday decorations and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

11 Retailers Where You Can Negotiate a Lower Price

Negotiating the best price is not only for the car dealership and the yard sale. Try haggling at these retailers big and small and pay less for lots more.

15 Lucrative Side Hustles for City Dwellers

You can find just about anything you need when you're a city slicker — including one of these great side gigs!

Ask the Readers: What Are the Best Gifts for Women?

Tell us what you think the best gifts for women are and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

17 Part-Time Jobs to Do While Your Kids Are at School

While the kids are away, SAHMs and SAHDs can earn some extra pay!

5 Money Strategies for the Sandwich Generation

Your kids depend on you. Your aging parents depend on you. For the sandwich generation, smart money management is a must.

Feeling Stuck? 100 Ways to Change Your Life

In 20 minutes, you too can change your life in 100 different ways. Check it out!

5 Ways to Automate Your Finances

Let robots manage your money for you and you'll never pay a late fee or go over budget again.

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.

You Won't Believe How Much the Average Person Spends on Salon Visits Each Year

Beauty salons are a 20 billion dollar industry in the United States. How much are you spending on your look?

8 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Home Inspector

Before you hire a home inspector, make sure you get answers to these questions.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save on Gas?

Tell us how you save on gas, and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!