Life Hacks

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8 ways busy people can use Thumbtack

The gig economy platform Thumbtack makes it easy to hire someone to help you with all the things you need done from landscaping to party planning.

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How to turn your side hustle into a full-time job

Know when you have a good idea, get ready to spend a lot of time on your business and see how big your side hustle can grow. Here are 4 key questions to ask yourself.

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Review: Is the new Apple Card right for you?

The Apple Card, coming out this summer, will offer cash back on every purchase and credit your account the same day. Find out if it’s a good fit for you.

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4 tips for making the most of your Memorial Day travel plans

Four actionable tips that anyone can use to keep holiday weekend travel costs as low as possible.

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Should you buy a duplex?

Save on mortgage costs by renting out part of your home. Two experts on house hacking, Chad Carson and Craig Curelop from BiggerPockets, explain how to do it.

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How to ask your coworkers how much they make

Three career experts explain the dos and don’ts of asking your co-workers about their compensation and how to advocate for what you’re worth.

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Your guide to Venmo etiquette

Mobile payments move fast and it’s sometimes it may be hard to tell what’s the best way to use them. Follow these rules for happier financial transfers.

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Should you be a home-sharing host?

There are some obvious advantages to home-share hosting (like money), but what should you know before you begin?

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4 ways to beat the average cost of a family vacation

These strategies for saving money on family vacation costs could help you go farther, stay longer or make your trip more memorable in other ways.

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How to create a budget (and why it doesn’t have to be painful)

A financial planner shares real-world tips for creating a budget that frees up your money for the things that are most important to you. Start now.

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