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30 Delicious Ways to Enjoy Garam Masala

Indian food is known for the complexity of its spice blends, and garam masala is a great example. Learn how to use and enjoy this mix of cinnamon, cumin, cardamom and other spices.

11 Fun Games That Make You Smarter, Too

Sure, games are fun, but they can also make us smarter, teach us about money, and stave off dementia. Try these brain building pastimes.

20+ Things You Need in Your House to Keep Your Family Safe

Home is where the heart is — and where your family should always be safe. Don't skimp on these basic home safety precautions.

10 Ways to Get Free (or Almost Free) Airline Tickets

Airfare isn't cheap, and it's rarely free. But if you can be flexible with your travel plans and know whom to ask (and how), you really can fly for free.

12 Personal Finance Skills Everyone Should Master

Budgeting and negotiation are just the tip of the iceberg. How many of these critical life and money skills have you mastered?

The 5 Best Windshield De-Icers

Keeping your windshield free of ice in the winter isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these windshield de-icers and your windshield will always be clear.

8 Famous People Who Got Rich After 30

Striking it rich is not a privilege reserved for the young. These eight famous entrepreneurs prove you can build an empire at any age.

The 5 Best Waterproof Laptop Cases

While these best five water proof cases won't protect your laptop from a prolonged dunking, they will protect it from a good spritzing.

25 Awesome, Useful Gifts

Whether it's for a birthday, holiday, or other celebration, eliminate the phrase "it's the thought that counts" by giving one of these awesome, useful gifts.

A Secured Credit Card Can Repair Your Credit Score — Here's How to Pick the Best

A secured credit card can help improve your creditworthiness, but some secured cards do more harm than good. Here's how to choose one that's right for you.

Ask the Readers: What's On Your Bucket List?

Share your bucket list with us for a chance to win 1 of 3 $20 Amazon gift certificates.

10 Easy Exotic Meals You Should Be Making

If you've been stuck in an evening meal time rut, expand your culinary horizons with these easy and delicious meals from around the globe.

6 Ways to Find Child Care While Traveling

Traveling with your kids is a great way to bond as a family, but there is such a thing as "too much" togetherness.

21 Things You Should Make Your Kids Pay For

Instead of buying that shiny new toy for your kiddoes, maybe they should pay for it.

35 Grocery Items You Should Make at Home (and 5 to Buy)

Homemade protein powder? Yep, you can make that and 34 other grocery staples cheaply and easily at home. (And discover the five you should DEFINITELY skip.)

8 Reasons You're Bad at Money — And How to Fix It ASAP

Bad money habits are hard to break — but you can do it. It's time to ditch the excuses and fix your finances.

20 Awesome Uses for Milk Crates

Milk crates are storage stalwarts because they're cheap and sturdy, but they can do so much more than just store books and LPs.

How Much Time Do Gig Apps Really Save You?

Gig apps seem like they save you tons of time, but do they really? Let's investigate.

15 Easy and Delicious Ice Cream Substitutes

Few things satisfy a sweet tooth (but sabotage a waistline) quite like ice cream. Skip the guilt and try these delicious, healthy alternatives.

25 Things to Do With Reusable Water Bottles

As reusable water bottles become more common, you may think you have too many. But these containers are useful for much more than just holding water.