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Dementia Sucks: Keep Your Brain Strong With These 10 Things

Your brain isn't really a muscle, but you still can improve its function and fitness with the right mix of nutrition and conditioning. Learn how.

Make Your DVD Player Region-Free in Seconds

Region coding can, in most cases, be removed from your DVD player using a simple remote-control code that unlocks the player.

The Pros and Cons of Paying Off Your Debt Early

You dream of being debt-free, but is it all it's cracked up to be?

The Best Credit Cards for Dining Out

Planning to treat yourself to a night out? Stay frugal and splurge smartly by using one of these restaurant rewards cards.

10 Really Easy Ways to Unclog Drains

When you're faced with a clogged drain and the plunger won't work, these 10 techniques could save you the cost of a plumber.

Organizing Your Financial Paperwork

By reducing paperwork before you organize, keeping your financial documents in order can become quick, easy, and (mostly) painless.

How to Answer 23 of the Most Common Interview Questions

Here I present 23 interview questions you're likely to be asked, and how I have learned to answer them.

Best Money Tips: Learn the Art of Meaningful Conversation

Today we found articles on how to master meaningful conversation, tips to organize your Gmail inbox in 20 minutes, and ways to be more assertive at work.

Banks Can Manipulate Your Transactions, Then Charge You 1750% Overdraft Fee

Learn how your bank's tricky policies can deplete your account.

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When You Should Fire Your Accountant

A bad accountant can cost you extra money, give you bad advice, and even get you in trouble with the IRS. Here's how to know when to switch.

How to Make Moonshine

Making moonshine is especially easy because running it through a still makes all the delicate balancing of flavors that mark a great beer or wine irrelevant.

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.

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.

9 Ways to Tell If a Stock is Worth Buying

Wondering whether a stock is worth your investment? Here are a bunch of ways to decide!

How to Rebuild Your Credit in 8 Simple Steps

Bad credit will cost you more for insurance and loans, and may close some opportunities altogether. Learn how to rebuild a poor credit rating to an excellent one.

9 Smart Home-Buying Tips From Real Estate Experts

If you're in the market for a new home, use these smart home-buying tips from real estate experts to guide you.

Invest some of this cheap energy

I've tried to avoid predicting energy prices, except to say that they'll be volatile. I'm not a bit surprised to see oil and gasoline prices dropping by half in the past few month

When You Should and Shouldn't Rent

There are many great debates in the world: The chicken or the egg? John or Paul? Should you rent or not? This helps answer one of those.

Pros and Cons of Online Customer Product Reviews

Getting insights from fellow shoppers who may have the same needs and concerns as I do is invaluable: enter customer-written product reviews. But there are pros and cons.