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10 Tips to Supercharge Your Savings

Most of us find saving difficult. That’s not surprising, as research shows our brains are hard-wired for immediate gratification. The flashy new car we can have right now has a lot more appeal than some vague notion of financial security later on. But there are ways to tilt the odds toward …

5 things NOT to buy at Costco and Sam’s Club

Slide 1 of 7<p>Many a shopper has walked out of warehouse clubs like Costco COST, -0.35% and Sam’s Club WMT, -0.78% with a receipt containing at least a …

Personal Finance

How to Get Amazon.com Pricing Without Shopping at Amazon

Even the most loyal Amazon shopper has moments when waiting two days for Prime delivery is just not feasible. Maybe your Wi-Fi router died and you …

Shopping

How to Program Your Mind to Stop Buying Crap You Don’t Need

We all buy things from time to time that we don't really need. It's okay to appeal to your wants every once in a while, as long as you're in control. …

Top 10 Smart Ways to Save Money on Clothes

The average household spends about 2% of their budget—around $1,600 every year—on clothes. While it's not the biggest thing we spend our money on, …

How to Save at Costco | Shopping Tips - Consumer Reports News

If you’re a Costco member, you probably know a thing or two about saving a buck. But there are ways to cut costs even further at the ubiquitous …

Shopping

These 7 apps can help you save money right away

But a number of apps are taking a swipe at making it a lot easier.<p>These smartphone apps will help you track your expenses and save lots of money.

Dave Ramsey's EveryDollar Helps Create Your Budget, Meet Money Goals

Many people credit Dave Ramsey’s “Total Money Makeover” approach to personal finance for helping them get in control of their money. EveryDollar is …

Change your financial life before you ruin it

You know that the key to financial freedom is to save more and spend less. But how much should you be saving? And how much spending is considered too …

Personal Finance

How to Start Managing Your Money, For Those Who Never Learned Growing Up

How you manage, spend, and invest your money can have a profound impact on your life, yet very few schools teach these important skills. Learning …

7 Foods for Your Health and Your Wallet

Yes, it can be expensive to eat healthy. But it doesn't have to be. Many foods are high in nutrition but low in cost. Often they'll take a little more time and effort to prepare, but they'll be good for both your budget and your body. Time is money, but time spent cooking can also be time with your …

Practicing Positivity: 5 Tips for Staying Positive

Having a positive attitude can be tough — especially if you’re going through a tough time. But maintaining an optimistic outlook can have many …

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

15 Self Help Books You Need To Read

Self-help and personal development material is one of those things that’s either embraced with open arms, or pushed away like a bad meal. I prefer …

How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.<p>Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States, serving two terms from 1953 to 1961. During his time in office, he launched programs that directly led to the development of the Interstate Highway System in the United …

10 mini habits that will make you more successful at work

Aristotle famously said, "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."<p>And I completely agree: success rarely comes from a single sweeping change or action, but rather from the culmination of small actions over time. So adjusting your daily habits to prime you for …

How To Actually Be More Productive, By The Guy Who Designed Facebook's Productivity Tool

<i>On Quora, the social question-and-answer site, a user asked: "What are some little-known productivity tips from various professions?" The most popular answer came from Justin Rosenstein (@rosenstein), who designed Facebook's internal productivity tool and co-created the productivity software Asana.</i> …

101 Stress-Busting Ways to Chill Out at Night -- And Get Better Sleep

It's no secret that working on your laptop scrolling through social media, or even zoning out for a Netflix binge-fest on your laptop or tablet can make it harder to fall asleep at night.<p>Answering emails and seeing what your friends are up to on Instagram can make your mind race, and research shows …

How to Stop Procrastinating and Get Yourself to Study

It was dark in my room. Quiet too. I could feel the warmth coming from the 3rd story window in our apartment building, but I had the shades down …

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This 7-Minute Morning Routine Will Change Your (Work) Life

This routine takes seven minutes each morning before you start work. Will you follow it?<p>It only takes seven minutes to change how you approach your day. Using the routine described below when you get to work will make a world of difference in your productivity, your attitude, your success, and your …

Productivity

9 Ways Mentally-Strong People Prevent Self-Pity From Becoming Self-Destructive

Whether you've been dumped by your partner, or you're facing a financial crisis, throwing a pity party won't help. In fact, feeling sorry for yourself can become downright self-destructive. It makes overcoming adversity difficult -- if not impossible -- and it keeps you stuck.<p>Mentally-strong people …

How to Spend the Last 10 Minutes of Your Day

How much sleep did you get last night? If the answer is “not enough” you’re hardly alone. According to Gallup’s estimates, almost half the people you’ll run into today are suffering from some level of sleep deprivation.<p>We often dismiss a little morning fatigue as an inconvenience, but here’s the …

6 Tips to Help Night Owls Get Out of Bed in the Morning

The very mention of the hours between 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. makes my skin crawl. There is something about that time of day that makes me wish time didn't exist. The only way I'm actually able to enjoy those hours is if I stay up the entire night before. After 10 hours of insomnia, light sure puts a …

How to Build a 6-Figure Business While Traveling Around the World

It's not everyday you meet someone with the luxury of running a multiple 6-figure online business, while being able to explore the world at the same time.<p>This is why I'm excited to be sharing this interview with Natalie Sisson, who is a best-selling author of The Suitcase Entrepreneur -- a title …

How to become a master of your time

When you’re managing your time well, important work gets done ahead of schedule, your teammates feel like they can rely on you, and you can feel good …

5 Easy Ways To Empty Your Mind Before Bed

Do you lie awake at bedtime with thoughts running rampant in your mind? If you’re busy or stressed, then your mind is likely to be on overdrive much …

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