Lifehacker Roundup

Remove grease stains with cornmeal
“Pour on enough to cover the soiled area and let sit for 15 to 30 minutes. Vacuum to remove the grains.”

How to import your Microsoft Money file to Quicken
“The process isn’t straightforward or without data loss, but it is possible.”

Learn the 11 myths about credit reports“Open accounts spells available, potential debt, so better to close them, runs the legend. But experts agree that most creditors want to see at least two or three pieces of active credit to prove you can manage debt responsibly.”

How to buy an HDTV
“…includes up-to-the-minute info on pricing and technologies, plus a set of image files you can download to test the color quality of the HDTVs you’re considering.”

How to have a yard sale
“Do NOT bring the stuff back into the house if it doesn’t sell. You wanted to get rid of it, remember? Put it down by the curb with a sign that says “FREE” or freecycle it, but make sure you don’t bring it back in.”

Maximize your hotel points with PointMaven
“Just enter a city name or airport code and the site serves up a list of current deals, which you can filter by hotel program, hotel brand or individual hotel.”

Exchange numbers without giving up your phone number with Jangl
“…web site Jangl lets users hand out Jangl IDs rather than phone numbers.”

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