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The Ladies Behind the (Cosmetic) Lines

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According to recent data by leading market research company Lucintel, the global cosmetic industry is forecasted to reach nearly $265 billion by 2017. That’s billion with a ‘b,’ ladies. This number is not all that surprising since a decent drugstore bronzer or mascara can cost upwards of $17 these days, however it does pique our interest regarding brand loyalty and recognition. Many brands have become household names, yet how much do we really know about the brand and how it got started? Read More »

How to Make It Work When Both Parents Work

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Raising healthy well-adjusted kids takes a lot of energy. Working parents can feel like they are being pulled in multiple directions simultaneously which can be stressful and have an adverse impact on kids. Whether you are a single parent or a dual income family, balancing family and career can be challenging. Check out these family friendly tips to bring structure to a fragmented lifestyle. Read More »

How to shop for Cyber Monday deals

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A new national Cyber Monday shopping survey from FatWallet.com found that shoppers think Cyber Monday deals rank second best, just behind Black Friday deals. Everyone is looking for great deals this holiday season, but also think the convenience of being able to shop from home or the office is important. The infographic below reveals what Cyber Monday shoppers are planning to purchase, when they will shop and how they will save while checking off their holiday shopping list. Visit FatWallet.com to compare and shop for all the top stores’ Cyber Monday and Black Friday deals in one money-saving resource. Read More »

Five tips to protect yourself from cybercrime this shopping season

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Experts anticipate the number of cyber threats will increase this holiday season, especially during the popular Cyber Monday shopping holiday, as shoppers head online and in-store in record numbers to purchase gifts. Consumers should be on alert following this year's high-profile cyber data breaches at national retailers, yet many are not taking sufficient precautions to protect their personal information. Read More »

Five Common Myths That May Be Affecting Your Personal Credit Score

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As we all know, a good credit score is one of the most important aspects of financial stability. Lenders, landlords, insurers, and utility companies all examine this rating; therefore, failing to maintain a good credit score could put a strain on one’s financials. With so many misconceptions surrounding what helps or hurts a credit score, it can be difficult to separate fact from myth. Read More »