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The 5 Best Energy Efficient Light Bulbs

These bulbs can save you serious cash — and they'll all last 20+ years.

Self-Employed? Here's How to Get Your Apartment Application Approved

Being self-employed has its perks — and its challenges. Finding a new apartment can be tricky, but it's not impossible if you can sell your story.

5 Steps to Successful Budgeting

Ready to build your best budget? All it takes is five steps to clear financial control.

The 5 Best AAA Batteries

Got a lot of electronics that run on AAA batteries? Our top 5 picks will give you long-lasting power for your gadgets without breaking the bank.

15 Creative, Delicious Things You Can Make in a Blender

The blender gets labeled as a one-trick pony — and that's not fair. Put yours through its paces with these concoctions that spin together fast.

18 Cool Jobs for Fashion Lovers

Put your killer fashion sense to work and get a gig in the fashion world.

10 Collectibles That Almost Always Become More Valuable

From video games to vinyl, you may want to scoop up these finds at a local garage sale or thrift shop — or dig around for them in your basement or attic.

5 Bodily Fluids You Can Exchange for Cash

If you're fit and healthy and don't mind some hassle and probing questions, you can earn extra income selling little vials of medical grade you.

The Easy Way to Negotiate a Cheaper Hotel Room

Most hotels and inns are willing to negotiate their rates. All you have to do is be willing to ask.

15 Delicious and Easy Ways to Enjoy Canned Peaches

Skip the transition from winter to spring by fast-forwarding to warm summer days via a can of sweet and delicious peaches.

Trader Joes vs. Costco: What's a Better Place to Shop?

Trader Joe's and Costco: Two great places to buy groceries. But when you want certain items, how do you decide where to go? We've broken it down for you.

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.

8 Truths From a Mystery Shopper You Must Read Before You Get Started

These eight tips are vital to making money in the somewhat misunderstood profession of mystery shopping.

Someone Took Out a Loan in Your Name. Now What?

A fraudulent loan can have dire consequences for your personal finances. Here's how you can fix the problem, stat.

How to Find Freelance Clients: Part Two

Last time, "How to Find Freelance Clients: Part One" discussed some of the things you would need to do to prepare for freelancing. In Part Two of this article, we'll cover where t

10 Personal Issues No One at Work Needs to Hear

With work consuming so much of our lives, it seems natural to share our personal lives and concerns with our colleagues. Don't.

Solve Problems, Study, and Brainstorm using Mind Maps

Mind Mapping is a creative process used to accomplish and enhance tasks that may otherwise be boring or difficult. You can transform the way you study, take notes, brainstorm, and

4 Money Moves Every College Freshman Should Master

There will be lots of things to learn during your first year of college. Make sure you master these money moves between classes.

How Cosigning On a Student Loan Could Impact Your Finances

Before you cosign on a student loan, these are four important things to keep in mind.

Can You Really Make a Living as an Ebook Writer?

Ever wonder if you could make a living as an ebook author? Us too! Find out what we learned about it.