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Black Friday At Work

Will you be stuck at work on Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Don’t fret – just do what millions of other workers do and make use of the Internet to grab those deals. Just make sure you don’t get fired for “work-shopping”.

New research from staffing firm Robert…

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America’s Favorite Thanksgiving Pie Is…

Spoiler alert: Americans still prefer pumpkin pie at their Thanksgiving tables. This according to Delta Dental’s annual Thanksgiving pie survey. (Yes, a dental services firm is surveying America about pies.)

Pumpkin pie reigns supreme once again, with 36 percent of American adults saying it’s their favorite (beating out…

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Staying Fit and Trim Through the Holidays

It may seem impossible, but you can get through the holidays without gaining a lot of weight and getting out of shape. The experts at Fitness Premier 24/7 Clubs have a few tips to make sure you do.

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, Fitness Premier wants to help…

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Thanksgiving On The Cheap

Sometimes you just don’t have a huge budget for your holiday feast. Sometimes you just want to economize a bit. For both occasions, make use of your local “dollar store”.

These dollar stores have really proliferated in recent years, and chances are you have one nearby. If you haven…

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Wokers Are “Jollier on the Job” this Time of Year

More than half of workers recently polled said they are more cheerful at work during the holidays, staffing firm Accountemps reports.

But many are also busier, with 35 percent of respondents saying they are more stressed on the job this time of year.

What makes workers weary during the most…

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The Rewards of Corporate Giving

Businesses have much to gain from social responsibility, according to Robert Half Management Resources.

According to a survey by the company, 80 percent of CFOs said social responsibility is important for their firms.

In addition to serving their communities, executives reported benefits of these programs include improved employee morale, networking…

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KBB Picks The Best New-Car Deals For November

The holiday season is upon us. With all that’s going on, this probably isn’t the time of year to buy a car, right? Yes – but because of this it is the best time to buy a new vehicle.

Dealers still have lots of 2017 models to sell, yet…

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These Dangerous Holiday Habits are All-Too-Common in US Homes

The holiday months can carry an increased risk of house fires and burns, due to more time indoors, more cooking, open flames and decorations, according to a report from Shriners Hospitals for Children.

An independent survey commissioned by Shriners Hospitals for Children polled US adults on their fire safety practices…

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People Are Spending More on Engagement Rings

Maybe it’s a sign of an improving economy: Americans are spending more on engagement rings these days than they were in the recent past.

According to a survey by online wedding brand The Knot the average engagement ring spend is now $6,351, up from $5,095 in 2011…

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