20 ‘Best Hospitals’ for the 2016 to 2017 Year
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20 ‘Best Hospitals’ for the 2016 to 2017 Year

From taking x-rays to welcoming a newborn into this world, we never know when we’ll have to visit a hospital. But, at least there are hospitals that have a high rank if we do need to go to them; in fact, there are 20 such hospitals in the U.S., according to U.S. News & World … Continue reading

Old Man Winter Got You Down?
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Old Man Winter Got You Down?

Mounds of snow on the ground that never seems to melt away for months at a time, treacherous driving conditions, having to brave blisteringly cold temperatures and bundling up in layers of clothing just to stay warm. Though spring is just around the corner, winter is absolutely miserable for many because they experience the blah’s. Not to mention the fact … Continue reading

4 Ways to Ramp-Up Memory Function
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4 Ways to Ramp-Up Memory Function

You might be able to remember all the things you have to start and finish, if you had the memory of an elephant. Oh well, you win some and you lose some. But, you can learn ways to improve your memory function. Four ways, in fact, are listed below. Working Out your Brain 1. Lack of sleep can affect many … Continue reading

Light Years and Beyond
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Light Years and Beyond

Spring forward, fall back…wait a minute how does that go? Since many are not sure about the nuts and bolts of Daylight Saving Time (DST), we will delve into more information about this well-known time of the year. Here is what you need to know. First, the official spelling is Daylight Saving Time, not Daylight Savings Time … Continue reading

4 Kid-Friendly Search Engines
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4 Kid-Friendly Search Engines

Fact: The Internet is home to all types of Web sites. While surfing the Internet, kids are only a click away from being exposed to either the most helpful or harmful images. In the same vein, there are many safety concerns when off the Internet, let alone on it. But, at least by keeping these sites handy, you won’t have to … Continue reading

10 States with Best/Worst Jobs Outlook
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10 States with Best/Worst Jobs Outlook

Some economists believe the economy is on the verge of a comeback. While many U.S. states have seen great job growth, others have not shown such promising signs of advancement. In this turbulent economic climate, peruse this list of states with the fastest and slowest jobs outlook, thus far. Best Job Outlook: 1. North Dakota … Continue reading

5 Social Media Snafus
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5 Social Media Snafus

Facebook this, Tweet that, is there anyone who’s not on some form of social media these days? More pointedly, the landscape of how we connect to one another is rapidly changing; which means we have much more to be aware of. But, you no longer have to assume anything when it comes to social media, just follow … Continue reading

Blog Versus Web Site
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Blog Versus Web Site

Chances are you manage a blog, Web site or both. Conventional wisdom may suggest that they are one in the same, but, however, they are not. Do you know the difference between a blog and a Web site? The showdown begins. Blogging Basics It may seem like the term blog sporadically surfaced, but a blog actually stands … Continue reading

3 Ways to Not Get Audited
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3 Ways to Not Get Audited

You go to work and pay your fair share of taxes to ‘Uncle Sam.’ So, why would you be on the IRS’ radar? You’d be surprised by how many could have gotten the target on their back. Likewise, there are several ways to keep this well-feared firm at bay. On or About April 15 Did you know that … Continue reading

10 States with Inflated Property Taxes
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10 States with Inflated Property Taxes

In the previous article, The Exit Strategy, we saw that residents of New Jersey are fleeing the state at astronomical rates. Though no body knows exactly why such a departure continues to take place, one possible reason may be because of high property taxes. According to a study completed by Tax Policy Center, New Jersey … Continue reading

4 Personal Branding Tips
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4 Personal Branding Tips

Ever thought of owning your own business? Or perhaps, you are searching for ways to make your already existing business, ‘pop,’ so to speak. Either way, by following these tips, you are sure to get the stamp of approval from everyone who looks at your brand. Being the Ambassador of Your Brand 1. Personal branding … Continue reading

10 Strongest U.S. Housing Markets
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10 Strongest U.S. Housing Markets

The U.S. is a wonderful country; it’s not without its set of problems like any other country, but wonderful nonetheless. Moreover, analysts continuously debate about whether or not the real estate market is back on track. What you should know is that 10 housing markets definitely are more secure than other ones. Utilizing Every Resource … Continue reading

4 Best Antioxidant Vitamins
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4 Best Antioxidant Vitamins

We are right in the thick of ‘Cold and Flu Season.’ What does this mean? There is a great need to ramp-up our vitamin intake, to help promote our health by boosting our immune system. And, what better way to do this than by taking these four antioxidant vitamins? Listening to Vitamin Talk Step one is … Continue reading

8 Headline Makers
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8 Headline Makers

Whether through social media, television or the various other media outlets, we constantly hear things that are particularly interesting to us; some are rooted and grounded in pop culture, while others are not. Nonetheless, here are eight shocking moments that will forever remain on the minds of many. Or, at least until the next moment temporarily erases the … Continue reading

5 Ways to Keep Pounds Off
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5 Ways to Keep Pounds Off

Untold amounts of time go into Jenny Craig, WeightWatchers and Nutrisystem ad campaigns and these organizations make a killing from those wishing to adopt a healthier lifestyle. But, there are five things you can do to assist yourself in the matter and stop yourself from gaining weight in the process. Taking Baby Steps  1. Super-sizing … Continue reading

3 Tricks for Selling Gold
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3 Tricks for Selling Gold

Be it gold heirlooms handed down from generation to generation, that you want to sell or you are just eager to rid yourself of unwanted jewelry from a past relationship, there are ways to go about selling your treasures. In fact, three are discussed below. Selling on the Fly 1. The prices for gold are at … Continue reading

3 Ways to Boost Your Energy Level
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3 Ways to Boost Your Energy Level

Awake to a blaring alarm, drop the kids off at school, go to work. We’ve all felt physically drained at some point in time, especially after successfully completing a full day at our work, in order to get the job done. And, why wouldn’t we? After all, we are not a robot that is capable … Continue reading

Taking Direction: 3 “Best Movies of 2012”
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Taking Direction: 3 “Best Movies of 2012”

Whether “two thumbs up or two thumbs down,” legendary movie critics, Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert, have been giving us their take on movies for decades. What’s more, movie-going is a favorite pastime for many and it rakes in whopping bundles of cash at the box office, each year. On the flip side of things, … Continue reading

Paper, Paper Go Away!
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Paper, Paper Go Away!

Everyone has a never-ending laundry list of things that must be accomplished. Paying bills every month, check! Accumulating tons of papers throughout the years, check! What do you do with these now unwanted debris? Well, the answer may be a lot closer and simpler than you may think. Paper by the Pound By and large, nobody … Continue reading

Food for Thought
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Food for Thought

Main courses, side dishes, dessert. What unites people no matter the occasion? Food, that’s precisely right.  Just as monetary gifts are widely favored for special occasions so is food and I’m not just talking Hors d’Oeuvres. Fantastic Food Finds This year will be marked with many special occasions such as anniversaries, birthdays, graduations and everything in … Continue reading

Organic Food Showdown
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Organic Food Showdown

You love your family, so it’s only right to want to feed them the best. That’s where organic food comes in. This method of cultivating food has gained massive amounts of press lately. And, here’s why. Comparing Apples to Oranges As previously stated, we hear the term “organic” tossed around a lot, but what does … Continue reading

9 Highly Avoidable Scams
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9 Highly Avoidable Scams

All over the world, many are waiting with bated breath to illegally pad their pockets at the expense of others. Money squandered, shame and regret, scores of people are duped by scam artists; way more than are willing to admit. But, just how do scammers operate? And, what are nine common scams? The answers just might shock you. Reading … Continue reading

Just a Drink or Two
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Just a Drink or Two

It’s expressly written in the Declaration of Independence that everyone is entitled to, “Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” If this is the case, why is “buzzed driving” considered drunk driving? Generating A Lot of Buzz It stands to reason, that although the unofficial start to summer, Memorial Day, already has passed, major holidays still lend … Continue reading

4 Ways to Successfully Choose a Lawyer
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4 Ways to Successfully Choose a Lawyer

From personal injury cases, to medical malpractice, to being ripped-off, you never know when you’ll find yourself needing the skills and expertise of your attorney. For this very reason, it’s vital to already know what to look for when choosing one. The following can only make this process that much easier. Continue reading

6 Résumé Writing Don’ts
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6 Résumé Writing Don’ts

So, you sit down with a ballpoint pen and legal pad in an attempt to carefully craft the perfect résumé; hate it or love it, your résumé easily is one of the most important documents you ever will compose. Done correctly, it actually can be an effective marketing tool, to help you secure an interview … Continue reading

3 Veggies for Optimum Health
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3 Veggies for Optimum Health

The Western diet is like no other diet on the planet. We enjoy a surplus of the finest foods available. As foodies across this part of the hemisphere search for new tastes to savor, veggies can be included in this quest. Here are three vegetables that you may enjoy, just the same. Serving Up Veggies … Continue reading

5 Adult Summer Camps
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5 Adult Summer Camps

Beach-perfect temperatures and gulping-down tall glasses of lemonade, the sweltering days of summer are almost upon us. What does this mean? This is a time for kids and adults alike, to pack-up and head off to camp. That’s right, adult summer camp is all the rage these days. Letting Loose Traditionally thought of as an activity … Continue reading