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5 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Learn a Foreign Language

By | 5 Comments | June 27, 2013

Learning a foreign language can be a fun and easy process that helps you find a job and lowers your stress. Read »

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How to Get Successful People to Respond to Your Emails

By | 18 Comments | June 17, 2013

How do you write an email a busy, successful person will actually want to answer? We’ve got five tips, plus an actual example. Read »


What Young Professionals Need to Know About Life Insurance

By | 3 Comments | June 6, 2013

Think life insurance is complicated and expensive? We’re here to set the record straight and tell you what you need to know. Read »

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5 Great Tools for Making Conference Calls

By | 2 Comments | May 21, 2013

Do conference calls leave you tearing your hair out? Don’t sweat it—we’ve found some pain-free providers. Read »

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One Simple Life Hack That Will Make You Feel Like a Million Bucks

By | 6 Comments | May 8, 2013

Ever feel like you’re running on one endless treadmill of exhaustion? Do just one thing for you, and that could all change. Read »

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Popular To-Do List Apps That Will Help You Accomplish More

By | 5 Comments | May 7, 2013

Overloaded with to-do lists? These apps will improve your organization—and your sanity. Read »

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5 Ways to Say No Without Making People Hate You

By | 6 Comments | April 29, 2013

You can’t say yes to everyone. Here’s how to make a “no” sound polite and professional. Read »

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7 Genius Ways to Be More Productive Online

By | 4 Comments | April 17, 2013

If your work and an Internet connection go hand-in-hand—whether you’re in a cubicle or on your couch—these tips will help improve your efficiency. Read »

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A Budgeting System That Will Save You Tons of Money

By | 15 Comments | April 10, 2013

Finally want to know where the heck your money goes every month? Grab some popcorn, pull up a chair and check out this post. Read »

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4 Tips for Making the Most of a Long Commute

By | 3 Comments | March 11, 2013

For many of us, the daily commute can be a four-letter word. Here’s how to maximize yours to save time and sanity. Read »

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The Procrastinator’s Guide to Health Care Flexible Saving Accounts (FSAs)

By | 2 Comments | March 4, 2013

Didn’t use all the money in your flexible spending account last year? You might still be able to. Here’s how. Read »

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The 8 Most Useful Financial Apps

By | 5 Comments | February 20, 2013

There are so many apps to choose from to manage your finances. We’ve helped you by narrowing down the field. Read »

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7 Ways to Stop Procrastinating at Work and Get More Done

By | 14 Comments | February 13, 2013

The good news is that it IS possible to crawl out of the quicksand of procrastination and increase your productivity—and it will make you happier, too. Read »

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5 Ways to Have Fun While Paying Off Your Student Loans

By | 1 Comment | February 12, 2013

While the grey cloud of debt does mean you should be smart about your money, it doesn’t have to be a killjoy. Try these creative and affordable ideas. Read »