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Tips on Buying Clothes for Growing Children

As a parent, it can seem like one minute you have a little baby bundle of joy on your hands and then the next a full-grown teen. As children grow, it may feel like a full-time affair trying to make sure your child has clothes that fit them. It can also feel like a major […] Read More…

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6 Tips for “Tipping” During Travel

So you’ve packed your bags, downloaded or printed your boarding pass, and you’re ready to go for your next trip. But wait! Before you jet off, don’t forget to research the tipping etiquette for your destination. Not all countries tip, and for the ones that do, the rates can vary. You don’t want to get […] Read More…

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Should You Buy a New or Used Car?

Buying a car is a major investment, and as with any big purchase, there are many factors that need to be considered. While make, model, safety rating, gas consumption, color, and additional features are all things to think about, one of the more important choices you’ll have to make is whether you want to buy […] Read More…

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This is How Employers Can Improve Labor Productivity

The popular phrase “time is money” says it all: Time management is key when running a business. As an employer, you don’t want your employees to waste their time, because that in effect means they’re wasting your time and resources. To ensure that your team’s time is being managed well and that your business is […] Read More…

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Are You Getting Your Paid Overtime?

As an employee, it usually goes without saying that if you work more, you want to get paid more for your time. Overtime pay (sometimes shortened to “OT”) is a way to protect employees who work outside of their designated hours, but there are some variations in what qualifies for overtime and how much they […] Read More…

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Is College Worth the Investment?

When you tally up the cost of tuition, textbooks, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenditures involved with going to college, it quickly becomes clear that it’s going to be a hefty investment. When you start to imagine the price, you might be wondering, “Is college worth it?” To see if the decision to go […] Read More…

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How to Calculate the Tip When You Go Dutch on a Date

For many people, a date brings on plenty of nerves to begin with. And, this is before considering the possible awkwardness of how to handle the bill once the meal is finished. As part of this, understanding when and how to calculate a tip – especially, if you’re going dutch (which means to split the […] Read More…

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