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Learn how to build credit and learn a little about what the heck credit even is. Perfect for those of you looking for a new apartment or trying to buy a car from a dealership.

Changing Oil

Changing the oil in your car is something that any DIYer can do. Although changing the oil might appear rather “duh,” there are still a lot of folks doing it wrong, making it an ugly chore or overpaying for oil changes they could do themselves. Plus, it’s the single most important task you can do to make your engine last. We’ll show you how to change your oil fast and painlessly. And we’ll show you some tips you may not know about.

Writing a Check and Balancing a Checkbook

Check writing has become a lost art. There used to be something official about writing a personal check that made even the most minor transactions feel more important when you had to physically write out the recipient's name, dollar amount and sign your name in the bottom right corner. Even if you never pay with a check for the rest of your life, you should always know how to fill one out the right way and be ready to do so.


More than 43.6 million Americans prepared and e-filed their own income tax returns in 2013, up 4 percent from the year before, according to the IRS. In addition to being more affordable than a storefront or accountant, online and mobile solutions have made doing your own taxes exceptionally easy and fast.