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4 unexpected health risks of smartphone use

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Experiencing strange aches or pains in your neck and arms? Your smartphone could be the cause. Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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Are Millennials savers? Conflicting studies say yes and no

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Young adults are saving less than older generations, thanks to underemployment, student loan debt and bank skepticism, according to one study, while another says Millennials begin saving at a... Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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How are holiday shoppers spending their money this season?

WisePiggy polled 2,000 Americans age 25 and above through an OP4G survey in order to learn more about fourth-quarter purchase patterns and consumer responsibility. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Renovation Solutions: Four examples of how to remodel for gathering spaces

The great room concept is a must-have for many clients these days. They want the space for different reasons and find it in different ways depending on their home layout and style. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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How actress Blake Lively's family saves money on Christmas presents

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants actress Blake Lively shared with Martha Stewart how her family values inform her financial decisions. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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5 easy ways to make your money work for you

Making your money work for you doesn't have to be complicated or confusing. Once you understand your investment options, the rest is easy. Here's how to get started. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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5 reasons not planning could help you in the long run

There are times when your finances might be better for not having made a plan — or at least for not being completely ruled by your plans. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Ford's new F-150 to get 26 mpg, tops among pickups

Ford said Friday that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Gift Guide: 3 ways to watch streaming video on TV

Even casual viewers of online video will appreciate the ability to watch it on a big-screen TV. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Could Facebook at Work create more productive, happier employees?

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As Facebook develops a work-friendly version of the social media site, could it improve employee productivity, or further complicate the relationship between work and personal time? Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Why you need to stop buying your kids so many Christmas presents

Parents don't have to let three months of marketing bombs force them into guilt and buying their kids mountains of presents. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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How to find out if a health insurance marketplace is right for you

If you don't buy health insurance through work, this is an important time of year for you. "Health insurance marketplaces" are poised for open enrollment for individual and family health plans... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Why homeownership is not for everyone

Some people are not cut out to be homeowners. I call them NOHOs. What distinguishes them is not their income, their mobility, or where they live — rather, it is how they live. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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How to turn financial pessimism into something productive

Even though our emotions are delicate and vulnerable, we can hack them and make them more practical and productive for our lives. Here's how I use negative financial feelings to my advantage. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Minivans do poorly in new crash tests

The Honda Odyssey was the only minivan to earn the highest safety rating in new crash tests by the insurance industry. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Cost of Thanksgiving is going up, but not by much

Giving thanks will be a little costlier this year, but — and here's something you can be truly thankful for — it probably won't empty your wallet. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Pope demands just distribution of world's bounty

Pope Francis demanded a more just distribution of the world's bounty for the poor and hungry Thursday, telling a U.N. conference on nutrition that access to food is a basic human right that... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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When low-income housing is converted into luxury apartments

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A six-story building on Chicago's North Side once housed some of the city's poorest residents. Now it has been remodeled with granite countertops, stainless appliances and is marketed to young... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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How to keep information overload from ruining your retirement plans

There is no shortage of retirement advice and products today. But according to some finance professionals, all that incoming information isn't necessarily a good thing. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Fidelity creates virtual reality game for financial planning

Financial planning often involves lots of spreadsheets, pie charts and eyes glazing over. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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JetBlue to add bag fees on cheapest tickets

It will soon cost you money to check a bag on JetBlue if you buy the cheapest level of tickets. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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What's next for dead malls?

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Today, the powerful and iconic mall is fading as mobile shopping rules the day. Still, our collective mall memory is strong and the mall might not be dead, but rather just embarking on its next... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Robots will replace 50% of today's occupations by 2025

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Technological advances in artificial intelligence (robots) will make 50 percent of occupations redundant by 2025. Workers and companies need to prepare now for the future shift. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Balancing act: Office etiquette tips can help you get through the holidays

I have often found that good manners and a little common courtesy go a long way toward resolving difficult situations, whether at work or at home. Here are some office etiquette tips to help get... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Fitness app lets charities cash in on your daily workout

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A new fitness app lets you give to charity every day just by recording your workout. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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