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The Top Dog Breeds in America

The Top Dog Breeds in America

Who’s America’s Top Dog? Healthy pet food brand Ollie found out recently.

Contrary to cultural notions where families have a golden retriever running in a picket-fenced backyard, the most common dog in America’s household is the chihuahua. After the chihuahua, the most popular breeds are the…

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The Older Generations Are the Most Creditworthy, According to Study

The Older Generations Are the Most Creditworthy, According to Study

A new study from online loan marketplace LendingTree finds that older Americans tend to have the best credit scores.

On average, members of the silent generation (the oldest cohort) have credit scores 100 points higher than those of millennials.

Key takeaways

Millennials and Gen Xers have, on average, “fair” credit…

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Americans Would Rather Renovate than Buy a New Home, Zillow Finds

Americans Would Rather Renovate than Buy a New Home, Zillow Finds

Across the country, people are largely happy with their current homes, and would rather stay in them and make updates than move, according to a new report from online real estate company Zillow.

Zillow finds that 76 percent of Americans would rather use a set amount of money to upgrade…

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Do You Practice Home Fire Drills? Have You Installed Smoke Alarms?

Do You Practice Home Fire Drills? Have You Installed Smoke Alarms?

The American Red Cross is reminding everyone that fire prevention demands some action on the part of homeowners and renters.

Americans should take two simple steps – practice fire drills at home and test smoke alarms monthly – to stay safe from the nation’s most frequent and deadliest disaster.

On average…

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Before You Take an At-Home Test for Alzheimer's Risk Gene, Read This

Before You Take an At-Home Test for Alzheimer's Risk Gene, Read This

Persons wishing to learn their genetic risk for Alzheimer’s disease —by way of an at-home genetic test—should first consider consulting with their doctor and a genetic counselor, according to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.

“Before pursuing any kind of genetic testing, it is essential that consumers…

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Majority of Finance Executives Willing to Provide Tuition Reimbursement

Majority of Finance Executives Willing to Provide Tuition Reimbursement

A college diploma may not always be required for new hires in accounting and finance, especially when it comes to functional areas such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit and collections, and payroll, according to staffing firm Robert Half.

Many executives in the recent Robert Half Finance & Accounting survey…

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