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Use Slow Cookers to Dull the Urge to Dine Out

Stopping for fast food on the way home is an easy option, but an awful habit. Instead, use your slow cooker to avoid the temptation to hit the drive-through after a long day. Read more...

Properly Prune Your Trees This Winter

Winter is the best time of year to prune your trees. You have got the best visibility because the leaves have dropped, and can properly inspect all of the branches. Read more...

Prepare for Your Guests by Decluttering Your Medicine Cabinet

It's tough when you have to share a bathroom with a guest — or a host — and there's nowhere to put your toiletries. If you're hosting guests, save them the trouble and remember to declutter before they arrive. Read more...

How to Develop Your Charisma and Become More Likable

It may seem like some people are born likable, but everyone is capable of developing charisma. No matter your personality, there are certain traits you can practice and apply to your own behavior that can possibly make you seem more magnetic, trustworthy, and influential. Here are the basics to developing charisma. Read more...

Car Cost Calculator Helps You Determine Whether a Car is Worth It

Although having a car can be convenient, its costs of ownership beyond the purchase price could make it pricier than you actually imagined. Car Cost Calculator makes it easy for you to examine these costs and compare it to other methods of transportation. Read more...

Track Your Mileage to Save Money on Insurance

If you don't drive much, you might be eligible for cheaper car insurance. Use a mileage tracker to see if you qualify for low-mileage and safe driving programs from your insurer. Read more...

Wake Up Consistently Instead of Sleeping 8 Hours to Wake Up Earlier

Some people do their best work in the morning, but no one likes waking up early. If one of your goals is to start your day earlier, give yourself a "wake up time" every day, earlier than you need to be up. Your body will get used to it faster, and you'll also get better sleep. Read more...

Pay Attention to "Identity Claims" to Read People More Effectively

When you're getting to know someone, every clue you can get to their personality helps. While the observant may want to Sherlock Holmes someone's body language, a simpler way to diving something about a person is seeing how they choose to express themselves. Read more...

Set Aside Just One Percent More Each Month for Gradual Savings

Saving more money seems impossible for many of us. We already have so many expenses, after all, where is that money going to come from? If you want to make saving a priority, try the "one percent challenge" to gradually make it happen. Read more...

Minimize Religious References in Your Resume to Increase Responses

When personal beliefs and work collide, it can always be a tricky situation. While the US specifically prohibits discrimination based on religion, having fewer references to religious organizations may still boost your chances at getting a call back. Read more...

Create a "Fake" Automatic Paycheck When Your Income is Irregular

Even if your paychecks are irregular, your bills usually aren't. If your work doesn't allow for steady income, fake it by setting up a separate account to pay yourself from. Read more...

How to Make Quitting Unappealing and Build New Habits

Persistence is an important virtue, but it's only part of the battle. Sure, you can make it easier to build new habits, but you can also make quitting more difficult—so that you're less likely to give up when the going gets tough. Let's explore a few ways you can do that. Read more...

Pull Out the Photo Album to Help Family Members with Alzheimer's

Family get-togethers during the holiday are rough if someone has Alzheimer's disease. The person doesn't remember as much as they'd like and gets frustrated easily. Pull out a few photo albums and focus on what they do remember. Read more...

Request a “Status Match” to Transfer Perks to Another Loyalty Program

Getting "elite" status in a hotel or an airline program gives you tons of perks. If you switch to a different brand, you won't get those benefits. However, some hotels and airlines will give you elite status (and perks) by matching your current program. Read more...

Check Out the Best From This Week's Open Thread

How concerned should I be with text messages from someone who is harassing me? What should I do with a Macbook Air I won and have no interest in? What is the difference between Sharepoint and the Sharepoint cloud version? Read more....

Schedule Emails to Send Later on Your Mac With Automator

Mac: Sometimes you need to send an email at a specific time. Maybe it's an anniversary or just a reminder. Chrome extensions like SndLater let you do this with Gmail. If you have a Mac, Automator lets you schedule mail through Apple's default Mail app. Read more...

Double Your Charity Donation With an Employer Matching Program

Whether you're sharing the holiday spirit or looking for a year-end deduction, lots of folks give to charity around this time of year. Before you donate, check with your employer to see if they'll match the donation. Read more...

The Six Things You Need to Tell Your Doctor for Any Type of Pain

Most doctor visits start with the question "What brings you in today?" Preparing a pain worksheet gives the medical professional key information to help personalize your visit. Read more...

You're Running Out of Time to Score These Christmas SONOS Deals

This once-a-year SONOS promotion expires on December 27, but if you want some new speakers in time for Christmas, here's a friendly reminder to order soon. Check out the post below for all the details. [Amazon] Read more...

Revert.io Backs Up Your Evernote, Tumblr, and Other Cloud Data

When your data is in the cloud, you're relying on someone else to back up your stuff. If your account gets hacked or the service glitches, your data could go up in a puff of smoke. Revert.io automatically backs up your Evernote, Tumblr, and other data online. Read more...

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