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What Exactly is a Background Check Looking For?

Information is power, and background checks have become integral to our lives. Whether you’re a job seeker, a tenant looking to rent an apartment, applying for a loan, or simply curious about the process, understanding background checks and why they happen is crucial. Someone is looking into your past and …

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Stuck in a House You Hate? Here’s How to Make It Bearable

It’s no secret that I kind of hate where I live. Nearly 10 years ago, my now husband and I moved into a rental townhouse, where we started our lives together as a new couple. Within 3 months of moving in, however, we discovered mold. And since then, we’ve discovered …

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11 Things Anyone Can Do to Afford Traveling

A large percentage of us believe we can’t afford to travel. It can seem exotic, expensive, and totally unattainable for those still in college, working entry-level jobs, paying off student loans, or living paycheck to paycheck. If you’re like many prospective travelers, you would love to explore the world but …

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16 Easy Fixes for an Instantly Better Life

Life is filled with countless sources of joy, from your amazing friends and loving family to your meaningful career or fulfilling hobbies and everything in between. But let’s be honest—we all get a little lost sometimes. Maybe you’re feeling like you’ve lost your spark, or perhaps you’re struggling to find …

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How To Look Rich, Even If You’re Not

Contrary to what many people think, it is possible to dress lavishly on a budget. Even though some of the best clothes and designers are crazy expensive, there are still some easy ways to look expensive without spending a lot of money. Looking expensive and classy has nothing to do …

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9 Ways to Have an Epic Summer Vacation Without Going Broke

Enjoying your summer holiday without spending too much money can be hard. And it’s easy to see why. After working hard all year, you probably feel the need to let off some steam while on vacation. Worrying about money is probably the last thing on your mind. Until you get …

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15 Easy Tips and Tricks to Sell Your Home Fast

Need to sell your home fast? Getting a quick sale in today’s housing market can be a little tricky. If time is of the essence, you might have to settle for a bit less than your asking price, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still get a good deal. Selling …

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9 Tips for Handling the Difficult People in Your Life

There will always be people in your life that seem impossible to deal with. It could be that relative constantly posting nonsense on social media, that coworker who makes you dread coming into the office, or a messy roommate who never cleans up after themselves. At some point, everyone will …

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12 Easy Ways to Stop Overpaying for Clothes and Still Look Amazing

Some people spend a lot of money on clothing, while others, like myself, don’t. But it’s not optional—everyone needs enough clothes to be comfortable and to make it through the week. There are often certain expectations, if not a written dress code, on what’s appropriate, too. The general guideline is …

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