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6 Bad Habits That Can Kill Your Chance At A Promotion

If you’re trying to get a promotion, you need to do a few things: Record your achievements, negotiate with your boss, and make sure you break any of the following bad habits that you may have … at least for a few months before your annual review. 1. Stop showing up late.Tardiness isn’t cute. Sure, […]

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7 Reasons To Open Your Own Etsy Shop

A recent report said that over 86 percent of Etsy shop owners are women, and they mostly enjoy some degree of success—or at least break even while doing something that they enjoy. Here are a few reasons why you crafty girls should consider opening your own Etsy shop to join the 86 percent. 1. You […]

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Ashley Madison Gets Hacked, Cheaters Everywhere Freak Out

Ashley Madison, the site that enables married people to find extramarital partners, is supposed to be discreet. Not so much anymore: AshleyMadison.com, as well as its sister sites Cougar Life and Established Men, have been hacked, and cheaters, cougars and self-described established men everywhere now have their personal data at risk of going public. Chief […]

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Getting Hitched? 8 Ways To Save Money On Your Wedding

Getting married is serious business and weddings are expensive business. If you’re planning your own wedding, here are a few tips to making the day perfect without ruining your chances at getting a mortgage someday. But just remember: Never, ever scrimp so much as to get a cash bar. Tacky, tacky, tacky. 1. Skip the […]

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7 Ways To REALLY Unplug On Vacation

Guest blogger Sarah Landrum of Punched Clocks gives some insight on how to actually enjoy your vacation. 1. Do a digital detox. A detox usually uses food to cleanse your body of different toxins. In this specific case, a digital detox can be used to help you take a break from the nagging rings and […]

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8 Ways Your Love Life Hurts Your Bank Account

If you’re in love, it’s supposed to improve your life. It’s supposed to make you happier, more secure, more confident and generally healthier and more wonderful all around. Except for a lot of women, their love lives are actually a big cause of their problems, not just emotionally, but also financially. Is your love life […]

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Labor Day: 4 Reasons You Need A 3-Day Weekend Forever

While we’re all relaxing today and enjoying a three-day weekend for Labor Day, don’t we wish every weekend could be this long? Turns out, science says that they should. Here’s why (and it has nothing to do with barbecues or beaches). See if you notice these differences for the week following Labor Day weekend and […]

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5 Signs You May Be Falling for an Online Job Scam

Guest writer Michael Osakwe of NextAdvisor.com gives advice on how to make sure that gig you’re applying for isn’t too good to be true. Job searching can be a long, dreadful process. To make matters worse, scammers benefit from this misery by posting phony job ads and attempting to extort job seekers. While online job scams may not seem […]

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10 Financially Sound Alternatives To Engagement Rings

It’s engagement season. It’s annoying. My boyfriend and I have been dating for about three years, and people keep asking when we’re getting engaged. It’s not their business. Nor is the fact that I have literally no interest in engagement rings. But since everyone wants to ask anyway, there are a few reasons for this: […]

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Chef Gordon Ramsay Shows How We All Feel At Work

I spend way too much time watching (and re-watching, and re-watching) Kitchen Nightmares. (Still, to be fair, I do use some of that time getting motivation from Gordon Ramsay yelling at people.) To put that time to use so I don’t feel wasteful, I’ve compiled some of the most relatable moments ever from the British […]