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6 Items You Should Never Keep in Your Car!

If you keep these items in your car, you could be giving thieves an invitation to break in, take your belongings, and even steal your identity!

Forget Elbow Grease ... Use Your Microwave!

If you think your microwave oven is only good for heating leftovers, think again — it could be saving you loads of time and effort around the house!

Paper Trail Confidential

What to keep, what to shred, and everything in between.  Does your file cabinet look like a pack rat has turned it into his home sweet home? It’s difficult to decide what you need to keep — and what you can put through the shredder. Unravel the rat’s nest and make sense out of all the confusion by following these tips to organize your important records the easy way. Send that rat packing, once and for all. 

5 Ways to Lighten Your Load

Packing light is not only smart, but it can save you money. Airlines that once allowed two checked bags per person now charge extra for more than one, not to mention the chances that checked luggage will get lost and cost a small fortune to replace. Lighten your load the next time you travel with these tips.

Tackle Stains Without Pricey Spot Removers

Look around your house and chances are you’ve got everything you need to fight stains within reach. But first, check the garment’s label. If it says “dry clean only,” don’t attempt to remove a stain. Take it to the cleaners and pay a professional to tackle it. Otherwise, squelch stains using the following guidelines, then follow the garment’s laundry instructions.