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5 Self-Control Strategies for Students

In my summer class, <i>Making and Breaking Habits</i>, we brainstormed a list of self-control strategies, including:<p><b>Don’t study in your bedroom!</b> Yes, it’s …

How to check a bag for free

Ever since American introduced checked-bag fees in 2008, nearly every major U.S. airline (and plenty of international airlines) have followed suit.<p>Checked-bag fees are now the industry norm. Even industry darling JetBlue broke our hearts and added the dreaded surcharge.<p>But not all hope is lost!<p>Here …

5 secrets to flying first class, for free | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Think you can't afford a spin in a private jet -- jacuzzi included -- or a night at a lavish, five-star hotel? Think again.<p>A dedicated group of frequent fliers (or "aero-sexuals") have mastered the fine art of scoring travel freebies. They share their top tips on getting that free ride.<p>1. …

Frequent-flyer Programs

15 books to read in your 20s if you want to get rich

However, it can be difficult to know where or how to start, especially if your parents didn't teach you much about money or if you've never taken a personal finance class.<p>The good news is that there are a bunch of resources out there designed to jump start you on a path to financial success, and …

8 Compelling Ways To Tell 140 Character Stories On Twitter

With nearly 300 million users, Twitter is one of the most effective means of getting your message to your target audience. With a mind-boggling …

Social Media

The 7 Steps to Create an Awesome Contest on Instagram

Do you want to learn how to run a successful contest on Instagram? Well, you’re about to find out…<p>With more than 300 million active users, Instagram …

Social Media

How to spend just $100 on a social media budget

How big is your marketing budget?<p>I’ve heard of companies that spend millions on marketing. I’ve heard of others who spend zero (we skew toward the zero side at Buffer).<p>“Europe's leading digital technology conference”It's happening, Join 15k digital minds to shape what's next for your businessI'm …

How to travel in luxury without spending a fortune

But with a little research and planning, a vacation filled with private jets and luxury accommodations doesn't have to be a far-fetched fantasy.<p>If you'd like to vacation like a millionaire without refinancing your mortgage or sabotaging your credit score, try these seven travel tips to add a little …

Financial Services

7 Ways to Travel Like a Millionaire — on a Budget

1. Skip the Hotel<p>“If your group needs more than one hotel suite, then usually Airbnb will get you a luxury accommodation for the same price,” said …

The Best and Worst Airline and Hotel Rewards Programs

US News & World Report released its new list of the best and worst airline and hotel rewards programs, and there are some surprises.<p>If you’re going …

7 Insider Secrets for Booking Cheap Flights

Don't want expensive flights stopping you from reaching your dream destination? Check out these tips!

20 Life Hacks that Increase your Wealth

In today’s digital age, people are growing more and more interested in how to become financially successful with innovative ways to change their …

101 LIGHTROOM PRESETS PACK - Digital Photography School Resources

What do we cover in this Preset?<p>7 high quality, handcrafted preset collections – so you can get the perfect edit for every photo:<p>Plush …

27 Game-Changing Hacks Every Frequent Flier Should Know

That was easy.<p>Easy, breezy air travel? Yes, PLEASE!<p>These genius flight hacks minimize the headache that comes with busy airports and long flights. But surprisingly, not every frequent flier knows them all. We were familiar with some tips, like the speed of TSA PreCheck and the ability to cancel …

The best and worst airline and hotel rewards programs

If you’re going to participate in a loyalty program, make it Alaska’s Mileage Plan or Marriott’s Rewards plan. They topped the latest US News & World …

How to fly first class for free (or on the cheap)

Most people would like to be part of the 1% — even if it’s only for a few hours of a flight.<p>Some airline passengers go to extraordinary lengths to …

Flying

How to Organize a Kitchen: Best Kitchen Organizing Tips, Ideas, Inspiration

Kitchen cabinets have been the same since, well, the dawn of time: little cupboards that become black holes for spices, cans of soup, loose plastic straws, and whatever else drifts into their back corners.<p>This works well if all you eat is cereal, since uniformly shaped cereal boxes can be lined up …