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How to Use a Credit Card (Without Going Into Debt)

Last Friday, we had a great discussion about the socio-economic implications of credit-card rewards programs (or lack of implications, depending on your viewpoint).

Top 6 Adobe AIR Apps That Will Increase Your Productivity

Adobe Integrated Runtime or Adobe AIR, in simple non-technical terms, is something that helps web developers to create the desktop equivalent of internet tools using Adobe Flash, Flex, HTML and other such programming languages or frameworks.So, with the help of Adobe AIR, you could use websites or apps which you visit frequently right from your desktop.

20 Natural Ways To Shatter A Drug, Alcohol or Tobacco Addiction

Photo credit: D L Ennis Tremendous scientific evidence and clinical experience show there are many natural things that can be done to beat addiction. Few people realize the extent of the power of natural medicine. Individually, many of these therapies have been shown to overcome addiction. One can only imagine the power of using them synergistically: 1. Vitamin C Therapy Dr.

The Seasons of a Man’s Life

Embracing the opportunity and promise of self-improvement is a big part of the mission of this website. I’m a firm believer in constantly trying to better all aspects of your life and putting the goal of becoming a better man ever before you. Onwards and upwards, right? Well…yes, but… I’d like to talk about that but today.

A year ago on Unclutterer

2009 Uncluttering is not a competitionWho knows, maybe my less-than-perfect home made some of those organizers feel better about theirs. Unitasker Wednesday: Chef StackIt makes pancakes, pancakes, and only pancakes! Keeping your personal brand organized: An interview with Dan SchawbelSince we talk about office organizing quite a bit on Unclutterer, I thought it might be fun to instead let the mag

The Simple Dollar Reading Guide: The Power of Goals in a Random World

Every Sunday morning for the next few months, I’m going to “riff” on a chapter from my book, The Simple Dollar: How One Man Wiped Out His Debts and Achieved the Life of His Dreams by reflecting on particular pieces of it that I’ve had further reflections on or particularly excite me, including some elements that were removed from the final draft.

Undersink Rubbish bin-like hanger thingy

Materials: EKBY BJÄRNUM shelf brackets, VÄRDE knobs x4 Description: This is a pretty simple hack that I did so I could hang shopping bags to use for rubbish under my kitchen sink. The brackets were mounted onto the inside of the cabinet door upside down. This is important because there are two threaded holes on each bracket that are designed to hold the shelf tight.

Reader Story: I Quit My Job and Joined the Peace Corps

This guest post from Bon is part of the “reader stories” feature at Get Rich Slowly. Some stories contain general advice; others are examples of how a GRS reader achieved financial success — or failure.

Job Interview Arsenal: 20 Questions to Ask (Or Be Ready to Answer!)

With employees switching jobs every 4 years on average,  having the chops to conduct an insightful interview – not to mention knowing how to be a good interviewee – is a skill worth cultivating.To update our bag of tricks, we polled the whip-smart 99% Twitter followers for their favorite job interview questions and curated the best into this list.

Manvotional: Opportunity by Edward Rowland Sill

Opportunity By Edward Rowland Sill This I beheld, or dreamed it in a dream:- There spread a cloud of dust along a plain; And underneath the cloud, or in it, raged A furious battle, and men yelled, and swords Shocked upon swords and shields.

"The Best Way Out Is Always Through."

The best way out is always through. --Robert Frost One of my personal koans. * I was interested by this article about color, happiness, and depression: Different colors describe happiness vs. depression. * Are you reading The Happiness Project with a group?

Job Interview Arsenal: 20 Questions to Ask (Or Be Ready to Answer!)

"Time spent on hiring is time well spent," as they say. We round up 20 great questions for gaining insight into even the most wily interviewee.

Job Interview Arsenal: 20 Questions to Ask (Or Be Ready to Answer!)

"Time spent on hiring is time well spent," as they say. We round up 20 great questions for gaining insight into even the most wily interviewee.

Taking Notes

Whenever I’m traveling in new circles or meeting groups of people I don’t know well, the conversation usually turns into discussion of what everyone does professionally.

3 Ways to Curb Your Impulse Shopping Online

Over the past few years, most of us have got used to shopping online. It doesn’t seem odd to us that some stores – Amazon most famously – exist only online, with no high street presence. And many of us buy everything from our groceries to our music on the net. Online shops are open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, even on holidays.