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“You Limit Yourself By Having Low Expectations.”

Perhaps you know someone in your gym who seems really, really strong because he or she can move a ton of weight. You tell yourself that you want to be just as strong, but according to Greg Nuckols, that will hold you back. When you cast a narrow gaze, you limit how strong you can become. Read more...

The Strength of the US Dollar in 42 Popular Tourist Destinations

Exchange rates can trip you up when you’re traveling, making you spend a lot more that you expect. On the flip side, you can save some money when the dollar is strong. GOBankingRates looked at exchange rates and a few other factors to put together a guide to spending money in other countries. Read more...

Develop a Policy For Hiring Friends Before One Asks to Work For You

If you’re in charge of hiring for a company—whether it’s your own or someone else’s—you’ll probably find a friend that wants you to hire them. Make sure you have a personal policy in place before that happens. Read more...

AT&T Simplifies Phone Financing Plans With 12 and 24 Month Upgrades

Starting June 9th, AT&T will be switching up its phone financing plans. Now, you’ll have the option to upgrade after one or two years, though the terms are still a little confusing. Read more...

These Apps Are the Perfect Money Saving Tools for Lazy People Like Me

I’m terrible at saving money, I hate studying personal finance, and I tend to have a “carpe diem” mentality when it comes to buying the things I want. Fortunately, a few automated savings apps gave me a stronger hold on my money by doing most of the hard stuff for me. Read more...

The Easiest Way to Skin and De-Bone a Fish Fillet

Filleting, skinning and de-boning your own fish is easy if you know the right technique. Gordon Ramsay demonstrates how to quickly skin and de-bone a large fillet so it’s safe to cook. Read more...

Remains of the Day: Amazon No Longer Offers Price Adjustment Refunds

We all know how it feels to splurge on a big purchase only to see the price drop the next day. The horror! But on Amazon you were able to request a price adjustment refund if you caught the price drop within a week. That is unfortunately no longer the case. Read more...

Take Control of Your Temper With the "Walking Down the Hall" Test

Sometimes the best way to gain control of your emotions is to step back and think about what you might look and sound like to a stranger. Read more...

The Biggest Home Remodeling Mistakes, According to General Contractors

All it takes is one small mistake and your home improvement project can run way over budget. If you want to keep your remodel from eating up your savings, avoid these major missteps before construction even begins. Read more...

To Boost Happiness, Stack the Pain

Before I became an entrepreneur, I went to business school. While studying for my MBA, there was one lesson that I learned which has proved to be useful over and over again in my life. Essentially, doing your least favorite tasks first and front-loading the ‘pain’ can make you happier in the long run. Read more...

Help Your Kids Develop a Strong Work Ethic With the "Hard Thing Rule"

It’s never too early for kids to begin pursuing their passions and learn to finish what they start. The “Hard Thing Rule” lets you lead by example and keep your kids on track. Read more...

DuckieTV Tracks Your Favorite Shows, Automatically Downloads New Episodes

Windows/Mac/Linux/Chrome: DuckieTV is a no-hassle, fool-proof calendar to track TV shows you’re watching, and it also automatically searches for torrents of new episodes and downloads them to your hard drive. Read more...

Learn to Do CPR on Your Cat or Dog

You already know it’s good to keep your CPR chops up to date so you can help a human, but dogs and cats can benefit from CPR too. The guidelines are similar—just do the compressions while the animal is on their side. Read more...

Spotify's Family Plan Just Got Cheaper and Better

Spotify just upgraded it’s family plan so that’s it’s a much better deal. You can now have up to six members on a plan for just $14.99 a month, which just so happens to match Apple Music’s own family plan. Read more...

The Best Way to Wash Black or White Clothes So That They Last

Your blacks and your whites clothes can be are tricky items in the washing machine. The good folks at Consumer Reports have some tried-and-tested tips to stop your black clothes from fading and your white clothes from becoming dingy. Read more...

Hotspots for Pickpocketing in Nine Popular Travel Destinations

When traveling to an area you’re unfamiliar with, you should be especially aware of your surroundings and potential risks: pickpocketing, for example. Pickpockets typically target unaware tourists in popular destinations. Here are nine popular cities and their pickpocket hotspots. Read more...

Make a Separate "Happy Budget" to Motivate Your Financial Goals

In addition to your regular, everyday budget, it helps to have an emergency budget on hand in case of a job loss or some other big financial hit. On the flip side of that coin, you could also keep a “happy budget” to motivate your financial goals. Read more...

An iPhone User's Guide to Falling In Love With Android Wear

When you buy an Apple product you buy into the ecosystem more than with any other company, but that doesn’t mean you’re stuck with only what they offer. If you’re a lover of wearables you’d be remiss to overlook Android Wear, even if you’ve chosen iOS as your primary mobile platform. Read more...

Motivate Yourself to Finish a Task With This Two-Step Process

We all have tasks we dread, and some days, it’s really tough to scrounge up the motivation to tackle those tasks. To get yourself going, Charles Duhigg , author of the Power of Habit, suggests making a choice that puts you in control and linking your task to your values. Read more...

Today's Best Deals: SONOS, Summer Games, Sebago Shoes

Stock up on essential kitchenware and shoes or up your backyard entertainment game in today’s best deals. Read more...

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