Doug Papallo

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15 Kitchen Cabinet Organizers That Will Change Your Life

If you’re lacking kitchen storage space and need a quick fix, try these unique kitchen cabinet organizers.<p>If you’re sick and tired of pulling out one …

12 Documents to Organize Now—Before It's Too Late

Don't leave a burden for your next of kin.<p>1 Will<p>Getty Images<p><b>Why you need it:</b> To choose an executor and spell out your final wishes for how your estate should be distributed after you die.<p><b>What happens without it:</b> You die "intestate" and your assets go through probate, where your state's intestacy …

11 Smart plugs, bulbs, and switches to upgrade your home

Looking to take your home to the next level? Don’t spend hundreds or thousands on new smart devices. We’ve got you covered with all the smart plugs, …

Home Automation

Best Flooring From Consumer Reports' Tests

Flooring takes up a lot of real estate in any room, and given its visual impact, you’ll want to make sure it lasts more than a few years. But when …

Consumer News

Master 75+ Excel formula & functions with hands-on demos

There are a few deals which always get the AA Picks deal-alarm ringing, like the Ultimate Microsoft Excel Bundle which is finally back on offer.<p>On your resume, does it say something like ‘<b>Proficient in Microsoft Excel</b>’? Once upon a time mine did. I did a stint in the finance sector, spending plenty …

Analytics

Your First IRA: Is Roth or Traditional the Best Way to Go? -- The Motley Fool

Matthew Frankel, CFP<p>Sep 9, 2018 at 6:47AM<p>If you're starting your first job or are still relatively young, starting to save for your retirement or …

Retirement

100 Car Maintenance Tasks You Can Do on Your Own

Car maintenance seems daunting at first, but start small and work up the car repair ladder. Here are 100 car repair tasks and maintenance you can do …

Automotive Industry

How to pick the cloud storage service that’s right for you

Some are far better than others<p>Storing your most sensitive files locally on a hard drive is still (and probably always will be) the logical thing to do. But it’s not always the most convenient, which is why most of us look to cloud storage as a secondary option. It has its own set of benefits: it’s …

Apps

This Is the Most Popular Chicken Breast Recipe on Pinterest — Popular on Pinterest

When I was a kid and asked what was for dinner, chances were good the answer would be "chicken." Most of the time, that meant chicken breasts. My …

Cooking

My 3 Secrets To Saving Money For My Son’s Future

Raising a kid isn't cheap. Here's how my wife and I are making sure we still save and invest.<p><i>The following story was submitted by a Fatherly reader.</i> …

Personal Finance

More Alexa ‘blueprints’ arrive, offering customizable voice apps for families and roommates

Earlier this year, Amazon rolled out a new feature that allowed Alexa device owners to create their own custom skills using preconfigured templates. Today, Amazon is expanding Alexa Blueprints, as the service is called, to include a handful of new templates designed for families and roommates.<p>These …

Apps

3 Stocks Your Children Will Brag About Someday

Make your kids proud to own shares of these three promising businesses.<p>Though most parents will agree that we probably shouldn't teach our kids to …

Investing

How to Get the Most Out of Gmail’s New Features

Change is hard. New versions of a beloved website's interface can be downright loathsome. So maybe your stomach lurched when you logged into Gmail …

Google

Your cable company’s worst nightmare is on sale for $39 on Amazon

If you really love your cable company and you’re happy to pay them more money than you should be each month, you can go ahead and stop reading this …

Tech Trends

The 10 Best Ways to Boost Your Home Wifi

Wifi is one of the most important developments in the evolution of the internet—no one wants to be chained to a desktop—but it’s also one of the most …

Wi-Fi

Build a Better Bathroom: 6 Bathroom Upgrades Worth the Money

Kitchens are usually seen as the heart of the home, but bathrooms are the muscle. A poorly planned bathroom could affect the way you feel about your …

Sharpen and care for your kitchen knives

If you bought a nice knife for your kitchen, congrats! You took the first step toward making cooking easier and more enjoyable. But, don't stop there -- a good knife deserves careful maintenance, like sharpening and honing.<p>After a few weeks of use, new knives will become dull, forcing you to apply …

The $90 LED Light That Destroys Shower Mold For Good

Kill up to 99 percent of germs with this next-level LED light fixture that tackles mold you can’t even see.<p>A few months ago, we wrote about a …

Cleaning

This Ginger Dressing Tastes Exactly Like it Came From a Japanese Restaurant

I am obsessed with ordering side salads at sushi restaurants. Not because I feel the need to keep my body running with leafy greens—because I love …

How to Measure and Boost Wi-Fi Signal Strength

Sure, it might be considered a "first-world problem", but shoddy or unreliable Wi-Fi is absolutely frustrating — especially when it's your home Wi-Fi …

10 Simple Living Room Ideas That Will Transform Your Space in Minutes

The living room is arguably one of the most important spaces in your home. It's probably where your family gathers at night, where you wind down on a …

Living Rooms

8 Essential Apps Made For The Modern Driver

Driving visceral vintage cars and knowing the finer points of working a manual transmission or changing your own tire will all get you in touch with …

How to Make Sure You're Getting the Internet Speeds You're Paying For

It’s probably been a while since you signed up for internet service, but you should have an idea of how fast your plan is. If not, give your ISP a …

5 Amazon obscure settings you should change now

The items we buy say a lot about our lifestyles, our finances, and our domestic lives. If you have an Amazon account, the amount of data that the retail giant collects is astonishing. Many people don’t know you get much more just free two-day shipping with a Prime account.<p>With these different areas …

Amazon Echo

6 Ways to Make Your Money Work for You

The choice is yours: You can grow your money slowly or aim for more rapid growth. Just take some time to learn about your options.<p>You may not love …

Mexican Corn on the Cob (Elote) Recipe

"My Mexican friend gave me this recipe for corn on the cob. Street vendors there sell their corn made this way. Cotija cheese can be found in most …

How to: Build a HomeKit or Alexa-powered smart home on a $200 budget

Whether you’re hearing about it in the context of more basic smartphone control, home security or voice assistants, a lot of perks come from being a smart home owner. But often times smart home tech can be expensive, especially to someone just looking to get started. So below you’ll find our top …

Google Home Mini

15 Uses for Super Glue You’ve Never Tried (But Should!)

You already use super glue when your child’s favorite toy cracks, or for a quick fix to repair a broken living room decoration. However, super glue …

This Is the Most Popular Chicken Thigh Recipe on Pinterest

As far as I am concerned, chicken thighs are the best part of the chicken. They're so flavorful and easy to cook that it's virtually impossible to …

From money-saving thermostats to the rolls-royce of lawnmowers here are the top five smart gadgets to invest in... and five others not to bother with (including a FRIDGE that takes selfies)

1) The money-saving thermostat<p>Hive Active Heating & Hot Water Thermostat Kit, Argos, £179<p>How it works: Control hot water and heating from your …