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Money habits: Think before you buy

April is Financial Literacy Month

Day 21, be thoughtful about your spending. How many times have you gone to the store, walked down the aisles, and then find yourself putting an item on the conveyor belt without any recollection of placing in the cart? 109 more words

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theGrio and CNBC Market Update: 4/18/14

Economic data was top of mind for investors last week.

The Beige Book, which looks at economic conditions across the 12 FED districts, reported modest growth. 171 more words


Before you purchase: Do your homework, set a budget, then go test driving

The start of a new year may be a good time to make resolutions, but spring is the best time for new beginnings.

For many drivers, it’s the ideal season to purchase a new vehicle, especially now that the days are longer, the grass is greener and the driving conditions friendlier. 438 more words


The ever-changing tide of booze

So here’s a rather unexpected trend to tell of, total alcohol consumption has fallen for the 6th consecutive year. Well, perhaps not, with the growing awareness of the importance of exercise in our daily life, minimising the consumption of high fatty foods, that alcohol is a no-no for anyone wanting to watch their weight. 469 more words

Daily Happenings

Job creation: businessmen and consumers

Discussion about businessmen being responsible for job creation has always kind of irked me. While it is true that you cannot have jobs without some sort of business, touting businessmen as job creators seems a bit too simplistic for me. 281 more words


Pinup Girls Revolutionizing Milk?

Pin up girls dressed only in milk. Seems like the theme of your average Wisconsin guy’s wet dream.

In a racy series of ads featuring women in pin-up poses dressed only in milk, Chicago-based fairlife launched, in Minneapolis/St. 369 more words


Today’s Top 6 Business News Headlines

• GM Adds 950,000 Cars, Now at 2.6 Million Cars
• Consumer Spending Is Slowing Down Economy
• S+P Cuts Target’s Ratings
• BMW to Spend $1 Billion In U.S. 20 more words

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