5 Pumpkin Spice Treats for Under $5 We’re Already Obsessed With in August

It’s almost fall. You can smell it in the air. It’s the unmistakable aroma of pumpkin spice, well, everything. If you’re the type who has been twitching uncontrollably in anticipation of pumpkin spice lattes or frantically scanning the craft beer aisle for your yearly fix of Southern Tier’s Pumking Imperial Ale, this fall will not disappoint. There are new pumpkin… Read more →

You Could Score up to $900 in Class-Action Cash Just for Getting Robocalled

If you’ve ever received an annoying, unsolicited call offering you a free cruise, you might be able to claim enough cash from a new class-action settlement to pay for that cruise after all. The prerecorded calls in question came from a third-party company representing Carnival Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean International between July 23, 2009 and March… Read more →

Lawsuit: Poland Spring Dried Up 50+ Years Ago, We’re Drinking Groundwater

If you’re willing to shell out for bottled water from a natural spring, this lawsuit has disappointing news for you. That spring water might not be so… springy. Eleven people have filed a class-action suit against Nestle Waters North America, the parent company of Poland Spring, claiming the bottled water is “ordinary groundwater” from a well the company drilled. The alleged… Read more →

Live in the Path of the Eclipse? Your Spare Room Could Make You $500/Night

Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on our favorite coin. Call them the geographically blessed. For the lucky 12 million Americans who live directly in the path of the upcoming total solar eclipse, Aug. 21 will bring a once-in-a-lifetime… Read more →

This Organization Aims to Make Pricy College Textbooks a Thing of the Past

During my sophomore year of college, I (stupidly) decided buying a concert ticket was more important than purchasing an expensive — but necessary — textbook for one of my classes. I struggled through that semester, borrowing the book from a classmate or from the library when it was available. I eventually passed the class, albeit by a pretty slim margin.… Read more →

How to Avoid the Salary History Question — and What You Should Say Instead

It’s standard practice for some employers to ask job candidates about their salary history during the interview process. Hiring managers sometimes use the information as a preliminary screening tool or to determine the likelihood an applicant will accept their job offer. However, asking workers to divulge their salary history puts the candidate at a negotiating disadvantage and contributes to the… Read more →

Not Your Average Ski Bum Gig: Liftopia is Hiring a Work-From-Home Rep

If you’re a skier or boarder, you know lift tickets can be pretty expensive. But if you become a member of Liftopia’s team, you can support your hobby this season with a substantial hourly wage. If you’ve ever bought lift tickets online, you might have used Liftopia. The ecommerce site is the largest seller of lift tickets and a great pricing tool… Read more →

Researchers Say Alcoholism Is on the Rise. These Low-Cost Programs Can Help

Opioid misuse has reached such epidemic proportions that it’s now considered a national emergency. But opioids aren’t the only substance Americans struggle with. A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry revealed that the misuse of alcohol is on the rise, along with several illnesses typically associated with heavy drinking. Researchers say one in eight American adults now meet the guidelines… Read more →

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