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The Best 3 Strategies for Millennials to Pay Off Outrageous Student Loans

Millennials are still sitting on a mountain of college debt.<p>Student loan debt has steadily increased over the past decade, with total debt reaching …

Three Ways Student Loan Debt Is Holding Back Home Buyers

Young adults with the American dream of homeownership are increasingly waking up to something else: the reality of the student loan crisis.A study by …

How I got started in real estate by taking small simple steps that became much bigger actions.How I got started in real estate by taking small simple steps that became much bigger actions.

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”<p>We all recognize this phrase. It is one of those age-old clichés that people may apply to areas of their lives. And …

The 15 Best Money Making Apps

Thanks to technology, earning a little cash on the side is easier than ever.<p>Let's be honest: You spend a <i>lot</i> of time on your smartphone. So in between …

Apps

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling…

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling Life<p>In Japan, millions of people have <i>ikigai</i> …

How to Refinance or Consolidate Your Student Loans

When Susan Tellem consolidated her son's federal student loans, she was unaware that her decision meant she could not refinance them later when …

These Sweet Potato Hash Egg Cups Are A Breakfast You'll Look Forward To

They'll make your mornings delicious and easy!<p><b>Sweet Potato Crust:</b><p>½ sweet potato, peeled and shredded<p>Olive oil, drizzle<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p><b>Add-Ins:</b><p>6 large eggs<p>Tomato, diced<p>Basil, finely chopped<p>Garlic, minced<p>Spinach, finely chopped<p>Bell pepper, diced<p>Mushrooms, chopped<p>Pepper, to taste<p><b>Toppings:</b><p>…

Sales Pitches That Win: 6 Key Ingredients

Simple tips to improve any sales pitch.<p>It's hard to make a sale if you have a lousy sales pitch. Delivering fresh pitches that allow your product or service to stand out from the others is job number one in sales.<p>So how do you incite interest rather than yawns? Here are six simple tips.<p>1. Keep your …

Mark Cuban, David Bach, and other successful people share their best money advice for 2017

GOBankingRates asked 17 of the most well-known names in personal finance and entrepreneurship to share their No. 1 money tip for the year.<p>They offered their advice as part of our Best Money Expert 2017 competition in partnership with ImportantScore.com.<p>1. Eliminate credit card debt<p>Self-made …

Personal Finance

Fundamentals of Pattern Making: Basic Yokes

16 May 2011 | Design Details, Pattern Making, Sewing and Construction<p><i>Calvin Klein, AW11, New York.</i><p>When patterns are fairly simple, it is usually …

Tutorial: How to sew a blind hem

Blind hems are fantastic. Using an ingenious method of folding and stitching, you can create a machine stitched hem that is nearly invisible from the …

How Home Sewing Personalized Fashion

For generations, families have relied on thimbles, needles, and thread to transform the clothes they have into the clothes they want to wear. An Object Lesson.<p>I am on the short side of petite, so clothes shopping is often a problem. But my mother, a gifted seamstress, always came to the rescue with …

Use Your Sewing Machine for Easy Embroidery on Any Garment

It’s no lie that everyone here at Brit HQ has fallen in love with embroidery. (For example, check out Maddie’s tutorial on how to turn embroidery into a patch!) I personally love it and hate it for the same reason — it takes so dang long! Sometimes this is to your advantage, like when you are stuck …

Update Your Old Tee and Dress Like a French Girl

Back-to-school is just around the corner, but we can’t stop dreaming about vacations and trips to Europe. Just close your eyes for a minute and imagine walking the French boulevards, sipping a café crème in a tiny café or simply being inspired by French girls’ sophisticated style. Isn’t it …

33 Adorable DIY Clothes Tutorials

Transform your closet from drab to fab with these fantastic DIY tutorials for making your own clothes. Whether you want to re-fashion an old t-shirt, …

Carwash Pleats DIY Cheerleader Skirt from Jersey Tube Skirt

A few months ago I saw this cute lace accented flare dress that reminded me of a cheerleading skirt and thought I’d DIY it up with a stretch jersey …

Basic RGB

14 Ways to Save Money in Your 20s

<b>I recently turned 29 years old</b>, so I definitely can’t deny that I’m in my “late 20s” now. Although my late 20s came with a few more wrinkles and a …

Personal Finance

Carrot Cake Waffles

• 1½ cup flour (I used all purpose flour. The original recipe calls for whole wheat flour.)<br>• 1/4 cup sugar or coconut sugar<br>• 2 teaspoons baking powder<br>• ¼ …

Breakfast

With Micro-Investing, Your Smartphone Pays YOU

Approximately two-thirds of Millennials do not have any money invested in the stock market due to concerns about risk, putting them at a distinct …

Investing

8 Money Moves to Make Before You Start Investing

I'm a staunch advocate for investing — especially if the alternative is piling up money in a savings account just to have "savings." Savings are …

Don't Ignore These 4 Things Before Refinancing Your Student Loans

The average American with student loans has approximately $30,000 in debt, and makes a monthly payment of nearly $250. With interest rates sometimes …

Personal Finance

How to Add Interchangeable Pockets to Your Clothes

As basic as they are, we’ll never get over how convenient pockets can be. The trend of including them in skirts and dresses has been a huge win for fashionable ladies, and it’s actually pretty easy to add them to your tops as well. We scouted out a few gorgeous textiles and paired them with basics …

DIY Triangle Tank

The bold contrasting graphics and geometric shapes of the spring 2013 runways inspired me to adorn a basic tank with black fabric paint. While with a …

Peek-a-boo: a free easy t-shirt pattern

“A t-shirt that doesn’t look like you are wearing a t-shirt”– I thought this was a strange request until I saw 3 more women asking for the same …

DIY: How to Distress Your Own Denim!

In the early 20th Century, it was the American workingman who originally wore denim. Its functional five-pocket and shuttle-loom construction made it an incredibly durable piece for the expectedly harsh conditions they would be working under. You could find denim jeans in the field, the factory, in …

Subculture

DIY: Make Your Own Screen-Printed T-shirt - GeekMom

Reading Time: 6 minutes<p>Want a custom t-shirt for a special event? Why not make your own?<p>This weekend we celebrated my son’s birthday. In all, eleven …

Screen Printing

How to Make and Install an Inset Zipper

I call this a "flat top" zipper. I've also heard it referred to as a set-in zipper and a recessed zipper. You can make up your very own name; the …