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9 Classic Thrillers on Netflix That Will Still Chill You to the Bone

There is something about a classic horror movie that is extra eerie. Maybe it's because of the way they were filmed; the cinematography of yesteryear sometimes adds a layer of creepiness that can't be matched. Or maybe it's just the fact that so many of these movies will genuinely scare the sh*t …

Why Being a "Good Enough" Parent Is Actually the Best Thing You Can Do For Your Kids

<i>This post written by Cheryl Gerson was originally featured on YourTango.</i><p><b>Stop worrying about being perfect. It's bad for your kids.</b><p>With the growing rates of anxiety in children, it's no wonder many moms and dads worry about passing their anxiety onto their kids. And while genetics play a role in …

23 Foreign Horror Films Netflix Should Just Delete Because They're That Scary

There's nothing better than a scary movie to get the adrenaline rushing through your system. Whether you're looking to get pumped up ahead of Halloween, or you need a more low-key horror movie that you can actually handle, scary movies are an unmatched experience. Once you've run through all the …

Horror

A Guide to Damaged Hair and 15 Ways to Fix It

Design by Ruth Basagoitia<p>From soft and silky moods to dry and brittle breakage, it feels what we’re feeling. Sometimes literally. We straighten, …

Here’s Why You Should Buy Your Next Car Through Costco

Thanks to Costco's auto program, the car buying process can actually be a pleasant experience. Here's why you should consider it.<p>It’s always exciting …

College Applicant Cheat Sheet: 16 Must-Reads For Getting Into The Right College

For many families, there are few more stressful times than those months leading up to a teenager’s application and ultimate enrollment in college. From creating an appropriate college list to navigating the Common Application and filling out dreaded financial aid forms, like FAFSA, the whole …

College & University

College Planning Checklist For 9th & 10th Grade

<b>FRESHMAN YEAR – 9th GRADE COLLEGE PLANNING CHECKLIST</b><p>Academic and Extra Curriculum Suggestions:<p><b>Get to know your school counselor.</b> Schedule a meeting …

College & University

2016 Guide To College Financial Aid, The FAFSA And CSS Profile

<b>Please view the updated 2017 version of this guide for important updates and changes.</b><p>Unfortunately, almost everything you’ve read about college financial aid is probably wrong. New rules affecting when and how students apply for financial aid will impact families and colleges over the next few …

College & University

College Planning Checklist for 11th Grade

<b>JUNIOR YEAR – 11th GRADE COLLEGE PLANNING CHECKLIST</b><p>Academic and Extra Curriculum Suggestions:<p>This is the year to start really talking about college …

College & University

11 Books to Stay Stimulated Over Summer

We suffer just as much as kids do when our schedules slow down and our brains take an extended break. One way to combat that is by starting a summer reading list that feeds the mind beyond breezy "beach reads."<p>Summer means long, languid afternoons spent at the pool, in a hammock, or on vacation. …

34 Of The Best Places To Buy Coats And Jackets Online

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MAC Is Launching A Brand New Powder Lipstick

There's something so great about MAC lipsticks. For starters, there are so many shades to choose from that you're guaranteed to find <i>at least</i> one that …

Lips

College Acceptances and Evaluating Aid Offers

College acceptance letters are arriving now – and with them the financial aid offers that can make or break a college dream. Comparing those offers of loans, grants, and scholarships can be a complex task. But if you’re organized about the process, the right decision will stand out.<p>It’s important …

50 Great College Scholarships for 2017

At SuperScholar we do not only want to help you find the right degree program for you; we also want to help you launch your post-college career with …

200 Free Scholarships for Minorities from Black Excel

<b>154) Scholarships by Category</b><p><b>155) Scholarships for Women</b><p><b>156) Major Scholarships and Fellowships</b><p><b>157) Scholarships in Criminal Justice & Related</b> …

College & University

Scholarships for College: 3.6M Scholarships, Over $14B

Student athletes are often busy finding that perfect balance between excelling in school and performing on the field. If you play a sport in high …

5 mistakes that can tank your credit score fast

Though Americans are notorious for abusing their credit cards and taking on more debt than they should, new data shows that collectively, consumers have an average FICO score of 700. And that's not too shabby, considering that the highest possible score is 850, and that a perfect credit record is …

Improve your credit score and history — without credit cards

You'd like to buy a house or a car, but the loan officer says your credit score is too low and either rubber stamps a mean, red "no" on your …

How to stop worrying about retirement — and actually start saving money

Millennials are smarter about money than their parents in lots of ways <i>—</i> in large part because they've had to be. Weighed down by student debt and …

The Miracle Cold Cure You've Never Heard of, According to a Sinus Doctor

“In an ideal world, prevention is best,” says Tadros, whose practice often focuses on sinus woes. “For the average person, keeping healthy habits is …

Immune System

Money Mistakes That'll Make it Hard to Buy a Home One Day

The real estate process begins <i>well</i> before you make your short list of dream homes and start attending open houses — and it can end there, too, if …

18 Scalp Treatments That Work Wonders on Dryness and Irritation

If your scalp is itchy, inflamed, and constantly sheds white flakes, you’re not alone. In fact, you're incredibly far from it. Even if you struggle with just one of the aforementioned ailments, the sentiment still rings true. Almost everyone and their mother has experienced some semblance of a …

Hair Care

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

Find out How Much Debt Is Too Much to See If You Are Overleveraged

Most people have some kind of debt. It might be a mortgage, an auto loan, a student loan, or even a credit card balance. Having debt isn’t a bad …

Personal Finance

4 Tips for a Gorgeous Bathroom Remodel That Won't Leave You Broke

Know when to splurge and when to save.<p>A full-scale bathroom remodel—even a midrange one—recoups only about 55% to 65% of its cost at resale, so it …

Pick the Perfect Paint Sheen for Every Room

There's a lot more to choosing an interior paint than picking a color. You have to consider the hues of the furniture and flooring, and the amount of …

Home Improvement

17 Charts That'll Make Buying Makeup So Much Easier

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How automating your finances can save you money

One of the best ways to painlessly meet your long-term financial goals is to set up an automatic system that distributes your paycheck where it needs …

Which Is Better: Saving Money or Paying Down Debt?

IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES.<p>In a perfect world, everyone would have no problem living within their income; we'd all have little to no debt and plenty of money set aside in savings. In the real world, that's a depressingly rare circumstance. Stuff happens -- your kid breaks a leg and runs up a huge …

9 Financial Lessons Every High School Senior Should Learn

There is a movement that is working on teaching basic personal finances to high school student before they graduate. Many students graduate without …