Truly productive people don’t have to be busy every single minute of the day – they find efficient ways to get more done in less time to achieve a better work-life balance than the procrastinators and time wasters of the world. has the latest tips to help you boost your productivity so you can focus at work and free up more time to play.

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Make food last longer

20 Simple Hacks to Make Your Stuff Last Longer

April 7, 2017 | Money Talks News

You can save a lot of money by not having to replace things as often.

40-hour work week? Try 60

How Working Too Hard Can Drive You Into Debt

April 3, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

You’ve heard the term, “work smarter, not harder”? Try “work less, save more.”

stressed about taxes

Americans Dread Tax Season

March 24, 2017 | Joe Pye

Most of us are confident we can file our taxes, but we hate doing it.

millennial stress

Millennials Struggle To Stay Calm At Work

February 28, 2017 | Joe Pye

Young professionals bear the brunt of increasing work-related stress.

decluttering your home

8 Creative Ways to Clear Clutter

February 17, 2017 | Money Talks News

Swimming against a never-ending tide of stuff? Make 2017 your year of living clutter-free.

how to avoid financial stress

We’re All Burnt Out But No One Cares

February 9, 2017 | Dori Zinn

As many as 95 percent of hiring managers say employee burnout is completely damaging companies, causing high turnover rates and workplace retention issues.

A networking study says Facebook counts

#PlanForVacation Sounds Nice, except we Won’t Do it

January 31, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Americans are leaving 658 million vacation days unused every single year.

We need financial education for kids at least as much as sex ed.

7 Foolproof Organizing Tricks You Don’t Know

January 17, 2017 | Money Talks News

Swimming in a sea of paper? Create a simple, sane storage system.

Sorry: Most Employees Are Working Today

January 16, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Only 37 percent of employees will be getting paid to not work today. It’s an all-time high, but the rest of us will be working today.

20 Simple Hacks to Make Your Stuff Last Longer

January 26, 2016 | Money Talks News

Save money not having to replace things so often. Extend the life of everything from soap to cars.

how entrepreneurs fail

10 Crucial Steps To Becoming A “Pre-Entrepreneur”

December 24, 2015 | John Rampton

Part 5 of 5 in our entrepreneur series. This week: Before you get started, you need to get started.

Learn The Secrets Of These 5 Part-Time Entrepreneurs

December 17, 2015 | John Rampton

Today’s entrepreneurs cannot be put into one category of young, driven individuals. Learn the secrets of the Studentpreneur, Corporatepreneur, Momapreneur, Hobbypreneur, and Socialpreneur.

10 Tips For Becoming An Entrepreneur In Your Spare Time

December 10, 2015 | John Rampton

Part 3 of 5 in our entrepreneur series. This week: Starting slowly and successfully.

how entrepreneurs fail

10 Ways Entrepreneurs Fail Before They Even Get Started

December 3, 2015 | John Rampton

Part 2 of 5 in our entrepreneur series. This week: All the big mistakes to sidestep on your way to success.

entrepreneur work-life balance

How To Become An Entrepreneur And Still Have A Life

November 26, 2015 | John Rampton

Part 1 of 5 in our entrepreneur series. This week: How to succeed without always working.

40-hour work week? Try 60

10 Reasons You Never Get Anything Done at Work

June 16, 2015 | Brandon Ballenger

A new study highlights the most popular ways to slack — and we’ve got the remedies.

Administrative Professionals Day

5 Guilt-Free Gifts To Ask Your Boss For This Year

April 20, 2015 | Jess Miller

Every day is the boss’ day. Here’s how to say what you want on your day — and make sure you get something you want for Administrative Professionals Day.

Dumbest apps

Infographic: 20 Dumbest Apps Of 2014

January 5, 2015 | Angela Colley

Yes, there’s an app for that — no matter how stupid the idea.

How to waste time at work.

How to waste time at work and not get caught

August 28, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

Here are some ideas to cool off at work without getting in trouble — and how to make up for that lost productivity later.

40-hour work week? Try 60

40-hour work week — what’s that?

July 21, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

Thanks to technology, nobody really works 40 hours a week anymore. At least not in America.

How employees waste time

Top 10 ways employees waste time

June 17, 2014 | Michael Koretzky

Believe it or not, only half involve technology.

Job stress is a vicious cycle.

The vicious cycle of job stress

May 6, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

Can’t sleep, so you can’t work, so you work late, so you can’t sleep. Then you get sick and blow your vacation days.

Your arm is one of many productivity tools.

4 ways to work less and get more done

December 19, 2013 | Brandon Ballenger

Done wrong, these things will cost you time instead of saving it. Make sure they don’t.