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Archive for November, 2010

By By Lauren Joffe By Lauren Joffe College students everywhere are cringing over finals week: all-nighters, group disputes and straight-up tension. To put you on the right track to acing those final tests and projects, we break down exactly what to… Read more

By Karyn D. Collins  Is your hair limp, splitting or just plain blah? You might need some healthy-hair tips — and you can start by trading pizza and ice cream for fish and veggies. “What you eat impacts every aspect of your life. You are your… Read more

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By Jonathon TudorProvided by The Kia Sedona minivan is currently the least expensive vehicle to insure according to a study conducted by InsWeb Corporation, an online insurance comparison provider. The Acura ZDX crossover tops the… Read more

in partnership with Use these simple ideas to give your celebration a personal touch. Props as Centerpieces Incorporate decorative accessories (like the kind you would use to spruce up a coffee table, kitchen shelf, or fireplace mantle) into your… Read more

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By John BrandonProvided by The Chevy Volt is a brilliant car, a ground-breaking revolution — and quite possibly the vehicle that could lead to the revitalization of GM. But the reasons for its superiority are probably not what you think. Yes,… Read more

By Karen Brailsford Whether you’re wondering if you can sneak out of that office party early without the boss noticing or if you should bring your new beau to the family dinner where he’ll be roasted and grilled, you’ll stave off the season’s… Read more

By Andrew Housser A few weeks ago, I wrote about tasks to do every day and every week to keep track of your money. Once you gain control of your pocketbook on a daily and weekly basis, it’s a good idea to begin doing a “big-picture” check of your… Read more

By     How much personal savings should you have before you start a business? Conventional wisdom is that you should have up to 12 months worth of living expenses put away before you start your own business, although the figure depends on the… Read more

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It can be difficult to determine which kind of insurance you need for your small business. Different types of insurance have confusingly similar names; your state, town, or county may have its own insurance requirements; and many industries have… Read more

By Andrew HousserAndrew Housser is co-CEO of Freedom Financial Network, LLC and its subsidiary, Freedom Debt Relief, a national consumer debt resolution firm that has served more than nearly 100,000. New Federal Trade Commission rules regulating… Read more

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(HealthDay News) — More than 4.7 million people are bitten by dogs each year, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. Here are the agency’s suggestions for keeping a family member’s name off the list: If you’re shopping for a… Read more

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WEDNESDAY, Nov. 17 (HealthDay News) — Resistance exercise such as weight training affects blood vessels differently than aerobic exercise and offers other cardiovascular benefits, finds a new study. Researchers at the Appalachian State University… Read more

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WEDNESDAY, Nov. 17 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday told makers of caffeinated alcoholic beverages that their products are illegal. In warning letters to the companies, the agency said the caffeine added to the… Read more

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By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 16 (HealthDay News) — College students who routinely consume highly caffeinated energy drinks are at significantly higher risk for becoming alcohol-dependent, new research suggests. “What we found is… Read more

By Valli Herman In winter, the combination of indoor central heating with weather that’s bitter cold or soggy wet can turn hair into a frizzy, brittle mess of static, or a dull, limp mop immune to your styling attempts. And that’s on the good… Read more