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How to Get in the Zone (and be More Productive)

Think back to the last time you were watching a movie and the main character was working on an important project. Time speeds up and the camera rotates around her, while numbers and equations flash onscreen in illuminated colors. At the end of the scene, she sits back with a […]

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Credit for First-Time Homebuyers

As a prospective first-time home buyer, you’ll likely soon find there’s a lot to manage – like mortgage contracts, down payments, home inspections, offers and counter-offers. Before that even begins, though, you’ll need to make sure that your credit is in a good place. Having a good credit score not […]

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5 Ways to Improve Your Recycling Habits

Here’s a sobering statistic: 4.4 pounds of trash are produced per person per day in the United States.1 That’s the most in the world! Meanwhile, only 1.5 pounds of materials are recycled per person per day in the U.S.1 Clearly, we still have some work to do, but it can be […]

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How to Work With Difficult People

Co-worker tensions account for up to 80% of all workplace difficulties, but looking for a new job isn’t always the best solution. Instead, try to make life easier using a series of easy-to-implement techniques. Luckily, there are plenty of steps you can take to improve things, whether it’s through your […]

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5 Ways To Be Charitable Without Spending Money

Unfortunately, there are many people who would like to donate money to charity but just aren’t in the position to do so. You don’t have to feel like a miserly curmudgeon (or just plain down about your finances) when you ignore fundraising solicitations. If you use the things you can […]

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