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Post Break Up Dos and Don’ts
I have a friend who just broke up with the love of her life again. I read the news and could just feel what she was going through. She's handling things pretty well, but I've seen some friends get very, very lost after a breakup, so here are a few good post breakup dos and don'ts.
How to Save on Holiday Airfare
I hate even saying the word “holidays” but they’ll be here before we know it. If you’re traveling for the holidays, here are a few pointers on how to score the best airfare.
How to Prevent Germs from Spreading
Cold and flu season is here and I just talked earlier this week about things you shouldn’t share with others. Now, here are a few more ways to keep germs from spreading.
How the Government Shutdown Is Affecting You
We all know the public ways the government shutdown is affecting us. With national parks closed and employees laid off; but there are some other ways the shut down is affecting us in some not so noticeable ways. At least, not right away.
Internet Scams You Need to Know About
We've all seen the email saying you have $10 million dollars waiting for you in a bank overseas. That's a blatant scam, but there are other scams that look totally legit that you should be on the lookout for.
When It’s OK To Be a Germophobe
I know a few germophobes in my life and while I understand not wanting to get sick, sometimes it's a little overboard, but now that cold and flu season is here, there are some times when it's OK to be a germophobe.
Relationship Mistakes to Avoid
Kelly Cordes and I were having a good talk about relationships the other day and we were reminiscing about old relationships we had, what went wrong and the great times we’re having now and how not to screw it up, so it got me thinking: If I felt this way, and she felt this way, do w…
How to Stop Stress Before It Starts
It's Wednesday. Two days until Friday. Two days to get things done so you don't have to do them on the weekend. Then there's all the stuff you have to do on the weekend and if you don't finish what you need to finish by Friday you have to do it on the weekend in between practice,…
Are Generics Just As Good?
As we tighten our belts once again, one place we can always try and save money is at the grocery store, so I wondered; are generics just as good as the national brand? The answer may surprise you.
Do These Diet “Tips” Actually Prevent You From Losing Weight?
The cover of every magazine, every talk show and tons of websites talk about it: Losing weight. We've all tried it at one time or another. Some of us have found great success with whatever it was we tried, but some people (myself included) yo yo and some just can't seem to lose it no matter how hard…

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