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9 Questions that Will Help You Make a Real Connection on a First Date

9 Questions that Will Help You Make a Real Connection on a First Date

In reality, we could probably find out the answers to our common first date questions online from a Facebook profile.  Not only do all those interview-esque questions take up precious first date time, they reveal little about the true character...
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11 Things a Server Can Do to Actually Earn a Good Tip

We totally get it; without tips, waiters would be in rough shape. And nobody wants that. But what nobody also wants is to always shell out 15-20% for some snoozefest to take notes and pour three glasses of tap water. Here are 11 things a waiter can do to really upgrade the dining experience and put us in a most generous mood
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8 Easy Ways to Get Your Finances in Order Before Tax Season Hits

February is personal finance month – which is good timing, because tax time is just around the corner. Here are 8 simple ways to get your financial situation in order this month, and step up your money game in 2015
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26 Life Lessons Everyone Learns the Hard Way

We all make mistakes in our 20s and early 30s – that’s what this time is for, right? The only hope is that we learn from them. So here are 26 life lessons we’ve all learned the hard way…or have yet to
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13 Things We Wish We Could Share with Our 13 Year Old Selves

Part of the difficulty of growing up is thinking back to how little we knew when we were young. Sure, we’ve come a long way and probably wouldn’t trade our past for anything, but if we were able to go back in time, these are the things we’d say to our younger selves
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18 Ways You Should Live the Way Your Grandparents Did

While our lives are completely different then they were for our grandparents at our age, there are a few things that they definitely got right – and we’d do well to remember. The good news, though, is that we can still do them. Here are 18 life lessons to take from your grandparents
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January is National Break Up Month…But It Doesn’t Have to Be

This month a LOT of people will assume the position of dumper and dumpee; an unfortunate statistical January trend. But just because it’s a trend doesn’t mean it’s an inevitability. Here are some things to consider if you’re one of the many people getting the itch to ditch
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How to Pull Off an “Irish Goodbye” Without Pissing People Off

What better night than a Thursday to start practicing your ‘ghosting’ technique? We get it, sometimes you’ve just got to go, like, NOW. But that doesn’t mean disappearing won’t have consequences. Here’s how to make sure you minimize the after effects of pulling a mid-night Houdini…
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Notable Calgarians Share Their Advice for 2015

January is the perfect time to re-focus priorities and make big plans for the year ahead, so if you’re still looking for ways to make this the best year ever, take some advice from our top young professionals and entrepreneurs
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8 Signs You’re Going to Be Just Fine

Sometimes even the best of us fake-it-until-we-make it young professionals can find ourselves in a bit of a rut (aka hating life). We may second-guess ourselves, lament about the past, worry about the future, and wonder if we’re really as put together as we think we are. Here are 8 signs you’re going to be just fine
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