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How to be smart about spending in the back-to-school season

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This time of year can be tough on family budgets, but recent findings about credit card debt show that most Americans won't overspend. Read more »

Aug. 16, 2015

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Unpaid United Nations intern lived in a tent

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From his tent on the shores of Lake Geneva, David Hyde, 22, can see his colleagues socializing at the neighboring beach club. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2015

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How Coca-Cola reignited the debate about the best way to lose weight

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This week, The New York Times exposed Coca-Cola's efforts to promote the work of scientists who say exercise matters much more than dieting in the effort to lose weight. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2015

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Ohio roller coaster fatally strikes man; safety inspection shows nothing wrong with ride

A safety inspection found no major problems with a roller coaster that struck and killed a man who entered a restricted area to look for a lost cellphone at Ohio's Cedar Point amusement park, a... Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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Social workers want to talk religion — but they don’t

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Most social workers say they don’t discuss religion or spirituality with their clients, even though they think it could be beneficial in treatment. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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Will you hire me? How to stand out from the applicant crowd

When interviewing for your desired job, how can you stand out from a crowd of qualified applicants? Knowing the tips that will set you apart from the crowd will give you an edge on the competition. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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US factory output climbed in July, lifted by auto production

Auto plants, clothing makers and plastics factories drove a sharp rebound in U.S. manufacturing in July. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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US stocks flat amid worries about global growth

U.S. stocks are opening flat amid ongoing worries about the health of the global economy. A report shows that growth in Europe remains lackluster. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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Sturt and Nordstrom: Spreading laughter and other contagious emotions

What would happen if we all sat down and thought of three people we truly appreciate and actually reached out and told them about it? Read more »

Aug. 13, 2015

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Troy Martin: 7 signs your business may need a CFO

Hiring a CFO could help you take your business to the next level and enjoy more profitability than ever before. So the question is, how do you know if you should hire a CFO? Read more »

Aug. 13, 2015

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Dave Rasmussen: 4 things you wish your boss knew about accountability

Big, lofty and high-level are good qualities for goals, but goals are good for nothing until they’re connected to specific, measurable, repeatable tasks. Next time you want others to be... Read more »

Aug. 13, 2015

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These newborns are the size of a pizza slice

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A new image went viral over the past two days that shows newborns compared to pizza slices. This can serve as a reminder for parents to keep their eyes on their child's weight. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2015

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Greek government defends bailout deal ahead of vote

The Greek government defended its new bailout program Thursday as tough but essential to avoid the nation's financial collapse, as it faced a rebellion in the governing Syriza party ahead of a... Read more »

Aug. 13, 2015

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Monthly average of US jobless claims falls to 15-year low

More people sought U.S. unemployment aid last week, but the average for the past month fell to the lowest level in 15 years, a sign that few employers are cutting jobs. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2015

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If your password is one of these 21, you should change it soon

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Everyone knows that password security is important, but a lot of people are still using ‘123456’ to log into their Facebook, email and bank accounts. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015

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Sundar Pichai — family man, bookworm and Google’s new CEO

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Late Monday, Google founder Larry Page announced a new CEO for Google, as a part of the company's merge with parent company Alphabet. Here's a look at the new CEO. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015

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Are you wearing too much makeup or not enough at work?

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Getting ready in the morning is stressful enough, but a woman’s job may be on the line as she swipes on mascara and carefully does her hair. Read more »

Aug. 5, 2015

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Is paying for extended warranties worth it? Experts generally say no

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Extended warranties are offered for a variety of products. Is paying for extra protection worth it? Experts generally say no. Read more »

July 30, 2015

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