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The way you react to life’s little annoyances—say, spilling coffee on your laptop or having to wait in an endless line at the DMV—could affect your health in the future. The Long-Term Cost of Short-Term Stress – YouBeauty

Want to survive the heat without turning your AC to 60 degrees? Try these hacks. Save Money, Fight Climate Change: 5 Ways to Stay Cool This Summer – DailyFinance

Summer fun on budget? It is possible with these gratis events. The Best Free Attractions In America – Business Insider

Based on our 50-20-30 rule, we recommend spending no more than 50% of your take-home pay on essentials—like rent. Apparently, that’s easier said than done for many Americans. An Exorbitant Number of People Spend Over Half Their Income on Rent – The Jane Dough

It’s pretty much assumed that hiring managers Google potential job applicants, but … What Kind of Stuff Do Employers Search for When I Apply for a Job? - Lifehacker

These industrious critters are more important than you may think. Why a Bunch of Dead Bees Is Terrible News for the Economy – The Week

More and more Americans are forsaking Boca Raton and Cape Cod to retire overseas. Gringo Retirement: Living Abroad in Economic Refuge – MainStreet

LearnVest Stories Not to Miss

Check out three true-life tales of people who aren’t swayed by the notion of keeping up with the Joneses. Meet the Frugals: Why I Don’t Care About Upsizing

One of our most buzzed about stories this week: Is bankrolling your child’s college education helpful or harmful? Can Paying for College Actually Hurt Our Kids?

A financial analyst shares how he maximizes his money through credit cards—and used the spoils to fund a vacation. How I Pay for My Life With Credit Card Points

Have you ever dreamed of flipping a house to turn a profit? Three pros share their tips and tricks. Secrets of the Home Flippers: The Housing Boom Is Back

Read why one woman is supporting her son’s decision to postpone college in search of epic waves. Why I Want My Son to Surf the World Before College