Fun Ideas for Friendly April Fools’ Day Pranks

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April Fools’ Day is every prankster’s favorite holiday. Even though historians can’t agree on its origins, one thing we do know for sure: It’s the best day of the year to be silly.

We have some ideas for simple tricks to play on your significant others, kids, and friends. We kept it light so no one gets too upset. After all, you could be the one pranked next time!

This year, April Fools’ Day falls on a Saturday, so you’ll have to wait until next year to play jokes on your officemates. But here are a few ways to keep your favorite people guessing this April 1.

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Score Big: Why Having Good Credit Matters

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If you own a credit card, chances are the interest rate attached to it is in the double digits. And if you have a balance, then you’re paying much more than the actual cost of the items. Over time, the balance grows, and if you miss payments or get behind, the impact can be harmful to your purchasing power.

Here are some of the most common ways your credit score affects your financial health, plus easy tips for improving that number.

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Poll: How Would You Describe Your Design Style?

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We tend to gravitate toward design styles that not only express our personalities, but also create a comfortable environment in which to live. Maybe you like the curves, simple patterns, and symmetry of a traditional interior. Or perhaps you prefer sleek lines, metal finishes, and graphic art typically found in a more contemporary setting. You could simply borrow from many styles to get that just-right eclectic look for a space that is totally you.

Which design style best represents you?

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