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Cathie Ericson writes about personal finance, real estate, health, lifestyle, and business topics. When she's not writing she loves to read, hike, and run. Find her @CathieEricson.

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8 Tips for Easy Holiday Gift Returns

You want to buy them the perfect gift, but sometimes you miss the mark. (Or they bought you the wrong size.) Here are 8 tips for easy holiday returns. Continue Reading 8 Tips for Easy Holiday Gift Returns

DIY hacks | For your finances

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3 Common Roadside Fixes You Can Do Yourself This Winter (and Always)

Flat tire? Dead battery? Stuck car? Here are 3 easy roadside fixes almost anyone can master this winter (and always). Continue Reading 3 Common Roadside Fixes You Can Do Yourself This Winter (and Always)

DIY hacks | For your car

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6 Tips for Healthy Holiday Travel

There’s little worse than showing up for a holiday event with a cold or the flu. Check out these 6 tips to help you avoid holiday travel germs this season. Continue Reading 6 Tips for Healthy Holiday Travel

Travel hacks | Getting there

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6 Home Hazards to Avoid This Winter

Staying in this winter? Find out how to avoid these 6 surprising home hazards. Continue Reading 6 Home Hazards to Avoid This Winter

Safe and smart | Home safety

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3 Things to Know About Holiday Charitable Giving

Smart donors make sure their holiday charitable giving is going where it’ll do the most good. Here’s how to do it. Continue Reading 3 Things to Know About Holiday Charitable Giving

Smart technology | Smart finances