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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.

DIY hacks | For your finances

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).

DIY hacks | For your car

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.

Travel hacks | Getting there

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.

Smart technology | Smart finances