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5 Fixes for Money Worries
These smart, simple suggestions will help you keep calm about your finances.
Experts Offer Advice for Tough Times
Nuggets of wisdom to help you get through the current financial crisis.
6 Ways to Fit Charitable Giving into Your Budget
You don’t have to be pulling in six figures to spend a portion of your earnings on charity. Here are some creative ways to budget in giving back.
Where to Donate Your Old Goods
If they’re clean and in good condition, there’s another home waiting for them.
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50 Great Books That Will Change Your Life
Real Simple asked renowned authors from every genre in the bookstore to name the title that moved them most. Here are the works they passionately recommended—from classic to obscure, wisecracking to wistful—and the discoveries that they found inside.
17 Books You Can’t Put Down
Some are new, some are staff favorites, but all are terrific—and you’ll love at least one.
9 Things Your Handwriting Says About You
Find out what insights that slightly, left-leaning script can give into your personality.
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Easy Crafts for Kids
Each of these simple rainy-day projects requires a little food coloring, a lot of enthusiasm, and not much hand-eye coordination.
Quiz: Everyday Ethics
True or false: It’s the small tests of moral principles that can trip you up. See what ethicist Jeffrey L. Seglin says about 10 ordinary dilemmas.
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