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Calculate Nearly Any Percentage In Your Head with Simple Tricks

Whether you’re calculating a tip or just in need of some fast math, percentages can be something even math students goof. This video from YouTube channel MindYourDecisions shows you the easiest way to find those numbers in your head. It’s actually pretty simple when you break it down the way it is here. You probably […]

The Gadget Lovers Go Bag

Sometimes we love to see bags that pair down to just the essentials, but oftentimes, it’s fun to see one that goes all in. Everday Carry spotlights one such bag from Simon, a self-described “collaborator, gadgeteer, and outdoors lover.” The bag is a Timbuk2 Especial Vuelo Backpack. Here’s what’s inside: Cargo Works 13″ Macbook Air […]

The Gadget Lovers Go Bag

Sometimes we love to see bags that pair down to just the essentials, but oftentimes, it’s fun to see one that goes all in. Everday Carry spotlights one such bag from Simon, a self-described “collaborator, gadgeteer, and outdoors lover.” The bag is a Timbuk2 Especial Vuelo Backpack. Here’s what’s inside: Cargo Works 13″ Macbook Air […]

​Why You Should Always Insist on a Written Job Offer

When you get that call or email offering a new job, your first instinct may be to say yes. You might want to reconsider and make sure all the details are in writing before you accept that offer. The Muse advises that after you say yes based on just salary, it may be too late […]

Swipe to the Right to Copy 1Password Passwords

1Password is a great tool for remembering your passwords. Here’s a little shortcut for the mobile app you might not know: swipe to the right over a password to copy it. When you’re looking at your list of logins, swipe to the right and then tap Copy Password. That’s it. The password is in your […]

​Stay Flexible in Your Habit Changes to Make them Stick

If you’re trying to change a habit, the first time you break the chain you may feel as if you’ve failed. Stay flexible to get back and keep the habit going. Instead of seeing this as a failure, acknowledge that our habit changes aren’t absolute and slipping up isn’t a failure. Zen Habits explains: The […]

​Know When You Could Inherit a Deceased Parent’s Debt

Losing a parent is obviously a devastating blow. Some debt collectors may convince you that you have to pay a deceased parent’s debt. In most circumstances, this isn’t true, but you should know when you might be on the hook for some bills. CNN Money reminds us that unless we co-signed on an item, it’s […]

Watch Out For a Non-Solicit Clause in Your Employment Contract

Employers tend to find all sorts of ways of restricting your activities after you leave the company. Watch out for a non-solicit clause in your next employment contract. Although noncompete clauses may harm your future career opportunities, a non-solicit limits what you can do at a future employer. These clauses are more enforceable because you […]

Create an “Invitational” Elevator Pitch to Advance Your Career

Elevator pitches are those 30-second opportunities to talk about yourself and why you matter. At a new job, consider giving the target of your speech a specific invitation to seek you out for your skills. We’ve talked about creating an elevator pitch before and in particular when applying for jobs. The Muse has a great […]

Carry a Different Credit Card Than Your Spouse While Travelling

Nothing can ruin a vacation like having your wallet or purse stolen. Minimize the hassle of being without a credit card by carrying different cards than your spouse. When you both carry around the same credit cards and a pickpocket (or worse) steals your wallet, you’ll have to wait for the credit card company to […]

Open Chip Bags From the Bottom to Avoid Crumbs on Top

Don’t you hate it when you open a bag of chips into a bowl and the broken chips end up on top? Instead, open the bag from the bottom so the crumbs stay on the bottom. Sure, you could turn the bag into a bowl by rolling up the sides of the bag or opening […]

Shop for Household Items at Electronics or Hardware Stores and Save

The next time you run out of toilet paper or need some coffee, your first instinct may be to go to the grocery store. Check out a non-traditional retailer for these things and you might save some money. If you haven’t noticed big-box specialty retailers have started carrying household items you might not expect. The […]

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