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Colleges That Pay You Back

The Princeton Review has released the 2018 edition of Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck.

This annual guidebook, now in its 4th year, is the education services company’s resource for college-bound students and their parents shopping…

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Dogs Stage Protest at the United Nations

Dogs have united in support of a joint campaign by beauty company The Body Shop and non-profit Cruelty Free International that seeks to ban animal testing in cosmetics globally, the organizations report.

The protest, which included 8 dogs of different breeds and sizes, was in support of the joint…

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When Teens Cyberbully Themselves

Adolescents harming themselves with cuts, scratches or burns has gained a lot of attention over the years not just because of the physical damage and internal turmoil, but also because it has been linked to suicide, Florida Atlantic University reports.

More recently, a new form of self-harm in youth…

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Job Gains, and Losses

Job gains for one month don’t tell a story. To get a clear idea of things, we have to track job growth in the economy over time. So, let’s take a look at some of last year’s numbers.

From March 2017 to June 2017, gross job gains…

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The Discomforters

Your favorite comforter is supposed to be a source of homey, satisfying warmth. Now imagine if it was full of mold and hazardous to your health.

This is what the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is now warning us about.

It seems that around 175,000 comforters sold in…

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The Benefits of Being a Mentor

Mentors give their protégés a career boost — and receive one in return, suggests a Robert Half Management Resources survey.

Thirty-eight percent of CFOs who have served as a mentor said the greatest benefit is the opportunity to improve their own leadership skills, followed by 29 percent who…

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The Best Resale Value Vehicles for 2018, According to Kelley Blue Book

While most car buyers consider the sales price one of the most significant figures when choosing a new vehicle, the experts at Kelley Blue Book recommend shoppers consider a number they won’t find on any window sticker: the resale value.

That’s why the vehicle valuation specialist has named…

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The Top Pet Insurance Claims of 2017

The cost of veterinary care has gone way up in recent years. While this is true for routine care, things can really get expensive when pets need major care. At times like that it’s good to have pet health insurance.

To underscore this point, Healthy Paws Pet Insurance dove…

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How to Reduce the Spread of Workplace Germs

Winter-germ season is in full swing, and hand sanitizer producer Gojo is sharing four simple tips on how to reduce the spread of germs in the workplace.

A recent study found that 70 percent of workers in the United States have come to work sick.

Couple this with reports…

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Getting the Most Out of Your Gym Membership

Gym memberships are not cheap, so it’s important that you get the most out of yours. Lucky for you, the experts at Fitness Premier 24/7 Clubs recommend the following 8 steps to find the perfect gym:

Location: When looking for a gym membership, make sure to always go…

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