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Credit Card Companies Want You to Give Up Your Right to Sue Them. Here's How to Opt Out

Draft a simple, clear letter -- and follow directions carefully.<p>Before you sign up for a new credit card or click “I agree” on the user agreement for …

Using the Price-to-Sales Ratio to Value Stocks

Image Source: Getty Images<p>The price-to-sales ratio, also known as "price/sales" or "P/S ratio" can be a useful metric for valuing stocks. The P/S ratio is determined by dividing the company's market capitalization by its revenue, so it is solely based on revenue not profits. For this reason, it can …

8 Critical Things to Do Before Buying a Home: How Many Have You Done?

So you're finally ready to get serious and buy a house -- chalk it up to the amazing spring weather, or maybe a precious bun baking in the oven, or that much anticipated promotion at work. Whatever the reason, you feel primed to start poring over listings and spending your weekends open-house …

Remember to Budget for Move-In Expenses when Buying a Home

Home buying TV shows always show you the price of a home and then show you the people living in it happily when they've closed—they often leave out …

Save Thousands of Dollars Every Year by Appealing Your Property Taxes

The second biggest expense for homeowners, after the mortgage, is usually property taxes. With 30 to 60 percent of taxable property being …

Real Estate

3 Meditation Apps That Will Clear Your Mind In As Little As Two Minutes

To say I’m a worry wart would be a <i>serious</i> understatement. I’m constantly telling myself to breathe (I even have it tattooed as a reminder) or to take …

17 unprofessional work habits that make your boss and coworkers hate you

If you answered "yes," then sure, it could be that they're generally disagreeable people. Or it could be you.<p>You may not realize it, but you could be engaging in workplace habits that make you look unprofessional.<p>While many of these habits violate the basic rules of common decency and respect, …

How To Make Chicken Soup

<b>Combine the chicken and water in a large soup pot:</b> Remove the chicken from its packaging, drain off any liquid, and pat dry with paper towels. Leave …

The best free online business courses starting in February

<i>This post from LinkedIn Influencer John A. Byrne appeared originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>It's easy to start something - but not so easy to sustain it.<p>That's the first lesson every entrepreneur learns. Early success may be a blessing, but it comes with gut-wrenching risks and tradeoffs.<p>If you need to add …

30 Websites That Will Pay You for Things You Already Do

You may not be interested in investing 40 hours a week into getting rich online, but you can still make money online in this digital age. You don’t …

Best way to search a hotel room for bed bugs

Bedbugs aren’t a big concern when you travel … unless you get them. Then they’re a blood-sucking nightmare, and they won’t just ruin your trip — they can ruin your life for months afterward if they hitch a ride home with you.<p>Don’t think you’ll find them only in a two-bit motel — there are …

16-minute no-equipment workout to bust boredom

Forget the fancy-pants gym. Follow this quick bodyweight-only routine from Emily Cook Harris, certified personal trainer and head coach of EMpowered in New York City.<p>“These moves allow you to get in a high-intensity, super-effective workout no matter where you are,” Harris said. “Whether you’re …

These 20 Books Are Game Changers, Read Them Before You Turn 30

Books offer wisdom that we ourselves might need years to figure out. Between 20 and 30, we all would undergo lots of struggles and have lots of …

Self-improvement

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<b>Also see:</b> • <b>Use Paribus to Get Money Back If There’s a Price Change</b>• <b><br>Save (or Earn!) Money at Amazon and More This Holiday Season</b><br>You guys know <b>I’m all</b> …

Personal Finance

Here's How To Eat Just A Little Bit Healthier

Don't let those winter blues get you down.

Healthy Eating

You Don't Need to Be a Millionaire to Use These 10 Passive Income Strategies

Gain more financial freedom this year by taking advantage of these passive income ideas.<p>It's easy for millionaires to find passive income strategies that turn a profit, from commercial real estate investing to angel investing in a hot new technology startup. But what about the rest of us--those of …

15 Easy Healthy Dinners For People With Literally No Time To Cook

Delicious tacos, pastas, and skillets you can whip up in no time.

Healthy Eating

How to invest in the stock market to build your lifetime fortune

With interest rates at historic lows for almost seven years, savers have to look harder to find income that in the past was provided by deposit …

9 Genius Charts That Let You Skip Cooking Math

Cooking shouldn’t be rocket science -- but when you’re faced with complicated recipes, ingredient substitutions or party-sized portions, it can feel like memorization and math skills stand between you and your best meal yet.<p>We’ve partnered with Campbell’s to bring you calculatingly fun new cooking …

19 Make-Ahead Breakfasts You Can Make in a Muffin Pan

Some mornings, choosing between hitting snooze and eating breakfast is a real struggle. Decision-making is hard! But with a little planning, you can catch a few extra Zs *and* grab your homemade breakfast to go like the #girlboss you are. All you need is a muffin pan, and boom! You’ve got 12 days …

Stock Market Suffers Worst Start to the Year Ever——-What Does it Mean?

<b>A Dismal Beginning</b><p>From December 30 to the end of the first week trading week of January, the DJIA has declined by roughly 7.7% (approx. 1,370 points) …

3 Treadmill Workouts That Are Anything But Boring

Shorter days, colder weather, and that post holiday letdown can all leave workout motivation in short supply this time of year. But a sweat session …

The Best Youtube Channels You Can Work Out to Right Now

GIF<p>It’s cold. The gym is crowded. Might as well stay home and watch videos...<i>workout</i> videos. Here are some of our favorite ways to get fit with …

Add This 12-Minute Workout to Your Routine For Sculpted Abs

<i>The following post was originally featured on Jill Conyers and written by Jill Conyers, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>Ever have one of those weekends that is exceptional and you hate to see it end? That was my weekend. It was relaxing, productive, fun and with a lot of laughs. See why I …

The Best Free Yoga Classes Online

<i>The Cut’s guide to self-improvement without spending a million dollars.</i><p>As yoga has skyrocketed in popularity, teachers — typically paid a pittance …

Yoga

38 Ways to Be a Better Cook in 2016

<i>by The Epicurious Editors, Epicurious</i><p>PHOTO BY CHELSEA KYLE<p>Some people make New Year's resolutions to start running five miles a day. Some folks vow to never touch another pepperoni-covered French bread pizza. But if you're anything like we are, your 2016 bucket list is all about the cooking skills …

Cooking

How to Get Sculpted Abs - Abdominal Workout

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Whether your goal is washboard abs, a six-pack, or just for your clothes to lay a little flatter on your …

Nutrition

3 Superset Workouts That Will Melt Away the Fat Covering Your Abs

Kick your spare tire to the curb with these calorie-torching exercise combos<p>You’ve probably done supersets before.<p>A superset is when you pair together two exercises, and do them back-to-back with little to no rest. They’re typically classified as competitive or non-competitive.<p>Competitive supersets …

Workouts

This 28-Day Challenge Will Get You To Actually Start Working Out

Just four workouts a week — no gym membership or equipment needed.<p>January always feels like a great time to get in shape, but if you've never really worked out before or you're trying to get back on the fitness horse, it can be confusing or intimidating to know where to actually begin. That's why …

Exercise