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Jeanette Pavini

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Diets on a Dime -- What You Should Know

Jeanette Pavini | Posted August 14, 2012

You may have seen the newly released USDA study showing that healthy foods don't cost more than junk food but, for many of us, the damage to our wallet comes not in trying to be healthy but in buying the myriad foods required for special meal plans.
Rep. Jackie Speier

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Make It In America Once Again

Rep. Jackie Speier | Posted August 14, 2012

How much of what we own was made in our country? Inventory your clothes, TV, kitchen appliances and cell phone: chances are most items were not made here. But if we make things in America once again, American families will make it, too.
Gloria Romero Roses

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Pay Equity

Gloria Romero Roses | Posted August 14, 2012

Gender equality in the workforce isn't just about benefiting the women who would receive the wages they deserve, but about benefiting our economy as a whole by providing the kind of skilled, sought after workers that we need to grow.
Stacey J. Miller

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Book Promotion Is a Crummy Investment, But It's an Excellent Opportunity

Stacey J. Miller | Posted August 14, 2012

A book promotion might pay off in increased book sales. But you have to be lucky. That said, book promotion campaigns are excellent opportunities for authors.
Alan Grayson

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... And the Poor Get Poorer

Alan Grayson | Posted August 14, 2012

In the greatest economic crisis that the United States has faced since the Great Depression, the rich barely lost a nickel. But the poor definitely got poorer. And people in the middle were crushed.
Ann Brenoff

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In Defense Of Buying Your Child's Love

Ann Brenoff | Posted August 14, 2012

I just broke my own #1 child-rearing rule: Hold your ground. My parenting sin is that I caved to my 11-year-old son's pleading and bought him an iPhone4S after I told him I wouldn't. So sue me.
David Geller

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Workload Overload: When is Enough, Enough?

David Geller | Posted August 14, 2012

I recently met with a couple in their early 60's. The husband has a high-paying, demanding job in a rapidly changing industry. He works 60+ hours a week and is constantly complaining to his wife that he's exhausted and has often lamented that he's working himself into an early grave.
LearnVest

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I'm A Slave To My Health Care

LearnVest | Posted August 14, 2012

We need a national health care plan. It's time. Unless Mr. Right With the Awesome Medical Plan sweeps into my world (and if he's on his way, his GPS seems to be seriously messed up), it's just me ... and I need help.
Bethy Hardeman

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Lenddo's Social Credit Score: How Who You Know Might Affect Your Next Loan

Bethy Hardeman | Posted August 14, 2012

Could the future bring banks developing their own type of "social reputation credit score"? Perhaps, but only if it's proven to be a profitable method. That's where Lenddo could serve as a market test, free of charge to the banks.
Credit.com

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How To Plan A Debt-Free Vacation

Credit.com | Posted August 14, 2012

It's a cruel, cruel summer for some Americans who want to travel but don't have the money.
Peter Greenberg

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My Top 5 Unexpected Ways To Save This Summer

Peter Greenberg | Posted August 14, 2012

We're looking at high airfares and high hotel costs this summer, but that doesn't mean you can't beat the system. Here are five ideas that go beyond the standard travel deal.