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New Test Can Help Students Pick Career Path

Before you even get to the student loan part of it, deciding on a college can be an incredibly stressful time for teens.

01/22/2014

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Feel Like You’re Getting More Email? You Are

Does it ever feel like you can’t keep up with your inbox, that the email just keeps coming and coming? It might not be your imagination. Retailers are sending 20 percent more email than they did a year ago.

07/26/2012

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Consumers Grade Health Products On Leanwashing Index

Most people are trying to eat healthier, and more products than ever are promising to help them do just that. The challenge is figuring out which claims are real, and which ones are hype.

04/18/2012

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Who Works Harder, Men Or Women?

Among people with jobs, who works harder, men or women? And who’s more honest? A new poll has some surprising results.

04/11/2012

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5 Travel Apps To Ease Stress Of Flying

Going on vacation is supposed to be relaxing, but air travel can be anything but.

03/23/2012

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5 Ways To Wear Clothes That Make You Look Slimmer

If there’s one optical illusion women would love to achieve, it’s dressing to look slimmer. There are so many styles, designs and colors to choose from – and the ones you choose can make all the difference in the way you look.

01/20/2012

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New Law Restricts Credit For Many Stay-At-Home Parents

A new law in place could have an adverse effect on stay-at-home parents applying for a new credit card.

01/17/2012

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The Rules For Re-Gifting Your Presents

Did you get a present during the holidays that you don’t really want? If you’re thinking about re-gifting it, there are some rules to follow so it doesn’t backfire.

01/12/2012

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Resolutions May Help Reverse Damage Done

Can New Year’s resolutions really make a difference in our health when it comes to reversing the consequences of some of our bad, long term habits?

01/10/2012

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Parents Can Rent Toys At New Website

It’s been described as the ‘Netflix’ of toys; “Toygaroo” lets parents rent toys for a fraction of what they would cost to buy.

12/06/2011

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Responsible Consumers Running Into Credit Card Punishment?

Everyone knows it’s rude to ask someone’s salary, but what some credit card companies are doing may be even worse – they’re guessing. A deep discount when you open a store credit card or a zero percent financing deal for a new living room. Lenders make decisions on thousands of these offers every day.

10/20/2011

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New Debit Card Law Could Hurt Consumers

Every time a debit card is used to buy something, the retailer is charged a fee. It might be pennies on a cup of coffee, but it adds up to billions of dollars for the banks.

06/27/2011

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Research Shows Most Can’t Multi-Task Effectively

You’ve got five free minutes, but 10 things that need to get done immediately. So, what do you do? Most people in that situation try to perfect the art of multi-tasking. We’re all doing it more than ever, but research indicates we might not really be getting ahead.

03/04/2011