Category Archives: Personal Finance

Spouses Can Help Inspire One Another to Improve Physical Activity

According to research, the number one New Years resolution for 2015 is to “lose weight.” Though it’s now March and the optimism of early January may seem like ages ago, if you have not started to tackle this resolution, perhaps … Continue reading

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Apple to Join Dow Jones Industrial Index Replacing AT&T

Apple Inc., the world’s largest company by its market value of $736 billion, has joined the Dow Jones Industrial Average, a move some have likened to winning an Oscar at the Academy Awards for the esteemed and exclusive Dow Jones. … Continue reading

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Make Money with Teespring: The $10,000 Extra Income in Spare Time Challenge

Every now and again my sister and I get together, and the result is almost always her telling me that it’s impossible for me to do something. This, of course, brings about the automatic reaction that I can do whatever … Continue reading

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50000 Uber Drivers’ Information Breached By Hackers Could Lead to ID Theft

Last year, Target famously announced that hackers had breached the company’s data security network and accessed the credit card information of approximately 70 million customers. Unfortunately, security breaches are becoming more commonplace and Uber has now joined the ranks of … Continue reading

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The Two Front Runners to Replace Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company that oversees, manages or owns some portion of a number of subsidiary companies including GEICO, Heinz and The Coca-Cola Company, among many others. Since 1970, Warren E. Buffett has been … Continue reading

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Over 1 Billion Teenagers and Young Adults at Risk for Hearing Loss

According to the Center for Hearing and Communication, hearing loss affects approximately 38 million people in the United States. By age 65, one of every three people have some degree of hearing loss, making it a major public health issue … Continue reading

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Researchers Find Chronic Fatigue Syndrome May Be a Disease

The condition known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) has a controversial and storied history since its discovery in 1988. According to Wikipedia citing other sources, for years, many in the medical community did not recognize CFS (also known as myalgic … Continue reading

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Walmart Wage Increases May Influence Other Retailers to Raise Salaries

Much has been said and written about America’s improving economy as evidenced by a more robust job market and decreasing unemployment rates. In January, the Labor Department reported that 252,000 workers had been added to employer payrolls in December alone, … Continue reading

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Climate Change Denier Wei-Hock Soon Took Over $1 Million from the Oil Industry

There is an ongoing debate about how humans are affecting the global climate and subsequently, what governments and policy makers should do to stem the effects of climate change. According to Wikipedia, no scientific body disagrees with the view that … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding Boosts Baby’s Immune System and Reduces Risks to Allergies

For new (and seasoned) mothers, the question of whether or not to breastfeed or for how long is an important issue. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, breastfeeding offers many benefits to … Continue reading

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P&G to Cut 100 Brands Beginning This Summer

With over $84 billion dollars in recorded sales for 2014, Proctor and Gamble (P&G) is the largest and most profitable consumer packaged goods (CPG) company in the world. The company’s well known products include Crest toothpaste, Dawn detergent and Gillette … Continue reading

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Caramel Coloring in Cola and Soda May Cause 5000 Cancer Cases Each Year

There are a lot of reasons to quit drinking soda. It can save you a lot of money. There are plenty of healthier alternatives. The biggest reason, however, may be for your health. Soft drink manufacturers have been facing some … Continue reading

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Rising Seas May Claim Parts of New York City According to Climate Change Panel

Over the last century, the temperature of the earth has increased by approximately 1.4 degrees F and is expected to increase another 2 to 11.5 degrees F in the next century. Scientists have shown human activities have driven these changes given … Continue reading

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CDC Warns of New Deadly Tick Borne Bourbon Virus Found in Kansas

When ticks infected with the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi bite humans, the transferred bacterium can cause Lyme disease in people (They can also infect pets.). Symptoms of Lyme disease include fever, headache, and fatigue and in severe cases, the infection can … Continue reading

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Both Modern and Ancient Cities Grew in a Similar Way

We’d like to think that our modern technology and infrastructure, skyscrapers and sophisticated economic system has rendered the modern, Western city the epitome of civilization. But perhaps modern cities are not too different form their ancient predecessors. According to Archaeology, … Continue reading

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How College Sophomore Marc Boulos Made $80000 with Teespring

For those who are looking for ways to earn extra money in their spare time with little upfront costs, one opportunity out there which may be of interest is Teespring. This is a company which allows you to design T-shirts … Continue reading

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New Aggressive HIV Strain from Cuba Worries Researchers

In 2013, lead author Steven G. Deeks, M.D. and his colleagues Drs. Sharon R. Lewin and Diane V. Havlir, published an article in the prestigious medical journal The Lancet titled, “The end of AIDS: HIV infection as a chronic disease.” … Continue reading

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The Mediterranean Diet May Help Cut the Risk of Strokes

Strokes are life-threatening medical emergencies that occur when the brain experiences a disturbance in its blood supply. Because the affected area of the brain can no longer function due to oxygen deprivation, symptoms often include the inability to move one … Continue reading

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Is Teespring Legit or Is Teespring a Scam?

There are a lot of people who are looking to make money online, but there are so many money making scams out there that most look at any opportunity which appears it may be legit with some amount of skepticism. … Continue reading

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NASA Warns US Southwest Facing a Long Term MegaDrought

There are those who strongly believe that man-made climate change will destroy the earth — and others who just as strongly deny such claims. Regardless of your own views about this debate, it is clear that places in the United … Continue reading

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