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Getting fired is simply a fact of the working world, and even the most successful among us have been there (including J.K. Rowling, Sallie... Read Now

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How I Stopped Worrying About Money and Learned to Love My Budget

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I remember the first time I was introduced to budgeting. It was similar to the first time I met my husband: significant in hindsight but hardly... Read Now

Is LASIK Surgery Worth the Money?

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I’ve had poor vision since the fifth grade — and it’s steadily and steeply declined ever since. Now I see so poorly that driving after dark is... Read Now

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Anyone can buy a gift card, the equivalent of “I have no idea what you want but care enough that you should get something.” But to find the holy... Read Now

Feeling Stressed? You’re Probably Not Having Enough Sex

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If work is your passion, it may be time to rethink your turn-ons. That’s because frequent sexual activity impacts more than the springs in your... Read Now

Get the Most From Your Tax Refund

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So you’re getting a refund. And you’re imagining how you’ll celebrate: Fund your next vacation, maybe? Or buy a new spring wardrobe? While it’s... Read Now

5 Times Women Pay More

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At this year's Oscars, Patricia Arquette demanded wage equality for women “once and for all” — and she has a point: Full-time working women earn... Read Now

5 Common Money Myths — Debunked

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Yes, debt is a four-letter word, but that doesn't mean paying it off is always the right thing to do. Likewise, saving money and paying with cash... Read Now

A Guide to Developing Your Marketing Strategy

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Chances are you're always looking for ways to market your services to bring in more clients. What business owner isn’t? As a freelance writer, I'm... Read Now

8 Reasons to Be Early to Work

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Arriving early to work might not always sound like the most appealing thing to do, mainly because it means getting up earlier. But there are some... Read Now

How to Stay Friends When Paychecks Diverge

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Friendships face all kinds of hurdles — from distance to diverging interests (no, I don’t want to hear about your kid). But the thorny issue that... Read Now

6 Health Trackers That Are Worth It

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With winter over, it’s time to move beyond Netflix marathons and on to healthier binges. Like tracking your health. We’re not talking about that... Read Now

How to Job Search While Pregnant

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Having a baby can be one of the most exciting times in your life. But if you're on the job search while nurturing a tiny life inside you, you... Read Now

Makeup for Less: Affordable “Dupes” for High-End Brands

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Some of the best-kept secrets in the beauty industry swirl around duplicates (or “dupes”) of a high-end product. There are plenty of drugstore... Read Now

Why I Paid My Son to Learn

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Last week, my son returned from visiting a school he may attend next fall and said, “Mom, they all know multiplication and I don’t.”   I replied,... Read Now