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How to pay off your loans using the 'debt avalanche' method

“Dear Debt” author Melanie Lockert says this method helped her repay $68,000 in student loans in under five years — and save money in the process.<p>If you’re stuck under an avalanche of debt, you might think the easiest solution is to pay the minimum on your balances each month. But you can pay it …

Personal Finance

Reimagine the Writing Process with Microsoft in Education - Microsoft in Education

Congratulations on completing the Reimagine the Writing Process with Microsoft in Education course!<p>Share the good news and your accomplishments with …

Account Suspended

The Basics Q&A: What Can—and Can’t—I Use a 529 College Savings Account for?

<b>A:</b> Assets in a 529 college savings plan have to be spent on higher education in order to come out of the account tax-free. Besides tuition and fees—the biggest educational bills you'll probably face—other eligible expenses include such things as room, board, books, the purchase of computer and …

5 Apps That Will Help Make Your Next Meeting So Much More Productive

The irony of technology is that for all of its benefits, this age of hyper-connectivity has ushered in its fair share of challenges as well. For example: while social media may connect people from around the world, it has also done a number on our ability to maintain our interpersonal …

Apps

Six Expensive Home Repairs You Can Avoid With a Little Maintenance

The cost of owning a home goes well beyond the price you paid for the house itself. When something breaks, you have to fix it, and those repairs can …

Microsoft updates OneNote with video sharing and other new features

Microsoft has updated its information management app, OneNote, with a series of features, most notably providing an access to insert videos. If you …

How to Master Microsoft Office Excel

Spreadsheets are a nerd’s data-driven dream. For most regular people, though, they’re a complicated mess. Fortunately, they don’t need to be. Here’s …

Comfortably Relieve Ear Pain When Flying With This Technique

Ear pain caused by air pressure changes is an unfortunate side effect of flying. This physician-recommended method for relieving that pain is simple …

This Is the Best of Lifehacker 2015

At the end of every year, we take a look back at our most popular posts to reminisce (and to help you catch any stuff you might have missed). Here’s …

A Step by Step Guide On Everything Teachers Need to Know about Google Keep

November 6, 2015<br>Google Keep is an excellent note taking and task management tool for teachers. It lets you record your notes in different formats …

NLRB Ruling Redefining 'Employer' Could Have Big Impact If It Stands

A decision by the National Labor Relations Board broadening the definition of "employer" sets the stage for what is expected to be a protracted legal battle between business interests and organized labor that could ultimately lead to a new understanding of what it means to be a worker in …

12 Cool Things You Can Do With Apple TV

Apple has added a bunch of new channels to Apple TV over the years like HBO GO, Hulu, Disney, and a lot more.<p>But that's not all the Apple TV can do.<p>We put together 12 tips for your Apple TV that will open it up to more content, stream video more reliably, and let you control it all with your phone.

Smart TV

20 Tricks That Can Make Anyone An Excel Expert

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

Apps

Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Genome.daod - How to Remove Trojan

<b>How to Uninstall Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Genome.daod of windows computer actually:</b><p><b>Trojan, Downloader.Win32.Genome.daod is a Trojan malware that</b> …

20 free PC programs that ease daily tasks

Toiling away in obscurity<p>Some of the best things in a PC lover's life are indeed free, but they're not always obvious. Beyond the free security tools and other must-have programs to install on a new PC lies a whole universe of lesser known, yet no less stellar software that's just begging for a …

How Microsoft OneNote Helps Me Organize My Life on the Go

I'm not sure whether my job is becoming increasingly complicated or whether I'm just getting older and can't remember anything. Either way, keeping …

Google Offers Free Storage for 50,000 songs

While Spotify, Rdio, Rhapsody and other music streaming services tout their expansive music catalog and discovery services, what sets Google Play Music apart from the rest of the pack is the ability to upload already owned music into the service’s cloud for free.<p>Today Google announced that it is …

Microsoft Now Lets You Download Windows 7 ISOs with a Valid License

If you don't have your Windows 7 disc handy—but want to create a custom installation, run Windows from a USB drive, or just do a fresh install—you'll …

Is your system booting slowly? Here’s how to flush out clogged startup apps

Is starting your computer way more of a hassle than it should be? Do you find yourself waiting around for apps to load and connections to finish …

Clear Out Your Overwhelmed Email Inbox with the Nuclear Option

Desperate times call for desperate measures. If you've tried a bunch of different strategies to get your inbox under control with no success, it …

How secure are Dropbox, OneDrive and Google Drive?

<b>How secure is OneDrive?</b><p>Although Microsoft Windows is the number one targeted platform for hackers and cybercriminals, so far OneDrive (formerly …

Commonly Overlooked Money Leaks that Drain Your Budget

The end of the year can be a great time to review your spending and zero in on a year's worth of pervasive money leaks—you know, those areas where …

We've explored OneNote for Windows. And our findings are mind blowing!

<b>OneNote</b> is a widely popular note taking tool from Microsoft. The program comes with MS Office suite, but still you can get it as a standalone …

PhotInfo for iPad Provides Metadata Within Photos App

I’ve honestly forgotten where I heard about this app. I found a note in my Drafts app with just one word, “PhotInfo”, and decided to look it up on Google.<p>Boy, am I glad I did!<p>PhotInfo is an iOS 8 extension that helps bring metadata to the Photos app, which is really quite handy for figuring out the …

​Create a USB Password Stealer to See How Secure Your Info Really Is

Slacking on password security can have horrific consequences. Even so, it's easy to lose track of how many are vulnerable. With just a couple of …

How to Break Into a Computer (and Prevent It from Happening to You)

Sometimes you need to get into a computer without knowing the password. Perhaps you've forgotten yours, or perhaps you're up to no good. Either way, …

Information Systems