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4 Things You Need to Know About Gift Tax

There's a tax on financial gifts? Of course there is — and guess what else? It's very convoluted.

The 5 Best Products for Oily Skin

There are thousands of products on the market just for people with oily skin, and many of them are budget-friendly! Here are five excellent options.

5 Ways to Say "No" to Friends and Family

It's not always easy to say no to the people you love. Reclaim your time while keeping your relationships with these five ways to say "nay."

Quickly Remove Scratches From CDs and DVDs

Here are the results of my exploration to remove scratches from my CDs and DVDs, complete with my own experience with each remedy.

11 Delicious Dishes You Can Make With a Can of Tomato Soup

A can of tomato soup can go a long way. Take yours beyond a bowl of soup with these delicious and clever recipe ideas.

5 Mental Biases That Are Keeping You Poor

Your love of lattes might not be totally to blame for your low funds. Cognitive biases could be derailing every one of your money-related decisions.

14 Ways to Make Your Yard Look Awesome for Under $100

Yardwork is a pain, and can hurt you in the wallet, too. Try some of these easy ways to spruce up your yard without spending a lot of money.

22 Reasons to Write a Letter

From getting coupons to making your voice heard, a physical letter can do much more than an email. Discover 22 reasons why you should love the letter.

Ask the Readers: What Do You Do With Leftover Halloween Candy?

Tell us what you do with leftover Halloween candy and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

How I Scored Tons of Free Stuff By Building a Small Social Media Audience

You don't need a million followers to score tons of free goodies. Tweet faster!

No Signal? 6 Ways to Boost Your Cell Phone Reception

I have been researching and testing methods to boost my phone in case of emergencies. Here are the five methods that worked, with varying success, for me.

Is Six Figures Really That Much?

Nowadays, six figures is still above average, but its buying power in terms of lifestyle may have eroded even more than the value of a dollar, as those of us within striking distan

Ask the Readers: What Are Your Home Organization Hacks?

Tell us about your home organization hacks and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

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.

12 Cheap Ways to Make Your Office Look Awesome

Maybe your afternoon productivity slump has nothing to do with with lunch. Perk up your working surroundings and see if you don't perk up, too.

What to Do Now to Prepare for Tax Season

Tax Day may seem far away, but after we celebrate the new year, it'll be here before you know it. Here's what you can do now to get ready.

Barclaycard Rewards MasterCard Review: A Promising New Card From an Old Bank

The U.S. credit card market is crowded, but a combination of simplicity and reward points could entice consumers to this new offering from Barclaycard.

Ask the Readers: Do You Volunteer?

Tell us about your volunteer experience and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

50+ Ways to Have Free Outdoor Fun

From exploring nature and working out to reading, learning about history, and much more, there are plenty of ways to enjoy your time outdoors.

Vision Boards: Dream Big, Play with Pictures, and Watch your Life Change

Here's a fun exercise the whole family can enjoy in creating your future by playing with pictures.