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9 Jobs For People Who Hate Small Talk

If you're more of an introvert than an extrovert, or if small talk just drives you nuts, then certain jobs involving a lot of office chitchat might not be right for you. There are plenty of positions that allow you to work more independently;...Show More Summary

13 Creative Ways to Avoid Spending Money

Saving money can be hard sometimes, especially when a new product is calling your name. Wise Bread shows us some amazingly creative ways to avoid spending your hard-earned money so that you can be financially stable in the future. Even if you know that your spending is out of control, you might not have the strength to break your shopping addiction. Show More Summary

22 Crucial Lessons I Have Learned About Surviving My 20s

You have heard it before and will hear it again: your 20s are an essential time in your life. Careers, relationships, and an absurd amount of other stuff constantly occupy the minds of 20-somethings at any given time. Fresh out of college, I myself have inadvertently learned quite a few life lessons as I delve deeper into this defining decade. Show More Summary

How to Become the Neat Freak You've Always Dreamed of Being

If you've ever been inside the home of a neat freak, you were probably in awe of the sheer perfection of the place. Books lined up systemically, shoes in a perfect stack, and a remarkable shine from floor to ceiling. If you have aspirations...Show More Summary

Easy DIY Solutions For 13 Types of Tough Stains

Stains are inevitable, but that doesn't mean you can't fight back with DIY cleaners and other easy solutions. You'd be surprised to find out most of the ingredients you need to tackle the mess are already in your pantry and take only minutes to put together. Show More Summary

Save Major Money at the Grocery Store Without Going Extreme

Easy ways to save money (and time) at the grocery store - All You The habit that can help you build wealth - LearnVest 19 things tourists overpay for and how you can avoid them - Wise Bread "Our attempt at a $20-a-day budget" - The Billfold "7...Show More Summary

Spray Antifogger For Steamy Bathroom Mirrors

A foggy mirror after showering is a real bother. You don't want to use your towel to wipe away the steam, and sometimes opening a window or door lets all that wonderfully warm air out, leaving you shivering. Make life easier with a DIY antifogger that uses ingredients you already have on hand. Show More Summary

21 Things You Need For Your Next Trip

Even if you're a seasoned travel pro, heading off on a new adventure can be stressful. But you can ditch your drama of tangled cords and missing passports thanks to these insanely cool travel products you probably never heard of. You'll never leave home again without them!

The Sneaky Truth Behind Store Sales and Discounts

We are all familiar with the thrill of finding a pair of shoes or jeans for 50 percent off. You feel so good about saving money AND acquiring a new piece for your wardrobe! But you may not be saving as much as you think. LearnVest reveals that stores advertise deals and discounts that may actually be bogus. Show More Summary

14 Ways Real People Get Raises

Feel like it's time that your employer ups the ante on payday? If you've been working at your job for awhile and think it's time to talk about getting a raise, check out these suggestions by Redditors for the best ways to go about getting the extra cash you want. Make sure that it's a realistic request before you ask for it. Show More Summary

The Sneaky Mind Trick That May Lead to Overspending

You may be overspending because of this major mind trick - LearnVest Essential life hacks that will save you time in the morning - Wise Bread 9 smart garage sale strategies - Real Simple Coupon-clipping myths that cost you money - All...Show More Summary

Don't Be a Jerk! The Big Dos and Don'ts of Apologizing

We all screw up sometimes, and that's OK. The best thing to do when you make a mistake is to own up to it, and make amends wherever they need to be made. There are also a few things NOT to do, unless you want to add insult to injury and make things worse! Below are some helpful tips to try when saying you're sorry. Do Plan what you want to say. Show More Summary

Smell Amazing With Essential Oil Laundry Detergent

Take basic DIY laundry detergent to a whole new level by adding your favorite essential oils. Along with cleaning your clothes, the extra boost of scent leaves your laundry especially fresh - and extra lovely. Naturally antibacterial, essential oils add helpful goodness to this detergent. Show More Summary

10 Popular Jobs That Are Quickly Disappearing

While the tech world continues to grow, other jobs are disappearing before our eyes. From lumberjacks to mail carriers, Business Insider reveals the top professions predicted to lose the most jobs in eight years. We're starting to get...Show More Summary

24 Signs That You're Addicted to Traveling

You have your regular jet-setters. And then you have your full-blown wanderlusters. The kind of people who have basically made traveling a careerĀ - or at least aspire to. If the idea of staying in one place too long gives you a sinking...Show More Summary

The Top 10 Jobs For Work-Life Balance Are . . .

Find out which jobs are perfect for balancing work and life - Real Simple Save big on groceries with printable coupons - All You Introducing the Yelp for personal finance - LearnVest Smart money lessons from celebrities - Wise Bread How...Show More Summary

Your Part-Time Job Might Be Screwing You Over

The Great Recession of 2009 hit Americans hard. But now that the economy has recovered and more Americans are employed, a new problem has arisen: underemployment. Some have even gone so far as to say we've entered "Part Time America."...Show More Summary

Get Organized With the 30-Day Declutter Challenge

Yeah, yeah, you've been saying you'll get rid of the clutter in your home for months, but at this rate, no one believes you. Well, show them they're wrong with this declutter challenge that will take your home from messy to impressively organized in just 30 days. Show More Summary

Midafternoon Habits That Will Get You Through the Day

It can be hard to avoid the "midafternoon slump." We all know it too well: the caffeine from your morning coffee has worn off, and you feel like you're going to fall asleep at your desk. To avoid this awful feeling, try these midafternoon habits to get through the day and maximize your productivity. Show More Summary

Sprout Your Own Celery Farm

Instead of tossing the end of your celery bunch in the compost, hold on to it to sprout your own celery farm. It's so easy to do - and saves you money at the grocery store. And there's nothing like growing your own eats! Here's whatShow More Summary

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