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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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4 Hacks to Help You Save on Gas

No matter what you drive (or how often), everyone wants to save money on gas. Check out 4 hacks that’ll help you pay less at the pump. Continue Reading 4 Hacks to Help You Save on Gas

DIY hacks | For your finances

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Thanksgiving Hacks: 6 Ways to Keep Kids Occupied While You Cook

Cooking this year? Here are 6 Thanksgiving activities to keep kids out of the kitchen (and help you have a more festive celebration). Continue Reading Thanksgiving Hacks: 6 Ways to Keep Kids Occupied While You Cook

DIY hacks | Home and garden

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Are You Paying Too Much for Rental Car Gas?

Should you prepay for rental car gas? Here are 3 options your rental car agency may offer, plus the pros and cons of each. Continue Reading Are You Paying Too Much for Rental Car Gas?

Travel hacks | Getting there

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7 Dashboard Lights You Should Pay Attention To

When a dashboard light goes on, it can be startling. But ignoring it can harm your car (or you). Here are 7 common warnings and what they likely mean. Continue Reading 7 Dashboard Lights You Should Pay Attention To

Safe and smart | Car safety

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How to Find a Reputable Auto Repair Shop

Accidents happen, but it doesn’t have to be painful to find an auto body shop. Here are 8 tips for finding one that’s reputable and reliable. Continue Reading How to Find a Reputable Auto Repair Shop

DIY hacks | For your car