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Nutty finding: Olive oil, nuts can protect your brain
Mon May 20, 2013
That's good news if this initial research proves true.
Here's how much Americans think families need to get by
Tue May 21, 2013
People commenting they need $50K and up either didn't read the article (it does drag on and on with lots of nothing between important points) or it didn't register that the median families make $50K, meaning there are plenty making less and getting by. Of course, it depends on their situation: wheth …
Big reason for stock boom? Companies buying back stocks
Sun May 19, 2013
What would be more helpful here in gauging the effect of stock buybacks is how many employee stock options and 401k matching, etc. have been exercised where stock buybacks are necessary to keep the stock from being diluted. Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores have underpaid managers for years bu …
Puzzling! Swine flu virus detected in elephant seals off West Coast
Sat May 18, 2013
So the elephant seals don't appear to be ill when infected with the Swine Flu ("marine mammals can be infected with zoonotic pathogens but be asymptomatic")? Are we studying how their physiology limits it before wiping it out ("Antibodies to the virus were found in another 28 elephant seals")? Or …
Doctors detail Angelina Jolie's breast surgery
Thu May 16, 2013
I was wondering if they stuffed and mounted the removed breasts, but without the nipples I guess there would be no point.
So your kid wants a credit card. What do you do now?
Fri May 17, 2013
A lot of federally insured credit unions (not banks!) have checking accounts with absolutely no-fees for swiping debit cards and for the use of 70,000 ATM's nationwide, including those in every 7-11, Target, and Costco. Setup an account for your teen and let him/her use that card (typically a Visa), …
Opt out or left out? The economics of stay-at-home moms
Fri May 10, 2013
Up to about the 1970's, it was not a tremendous hurt to family finances for a woman to stay in the home. But since then, the top 1% has gone from earning 9% of all income to 24%+ of all income, raking $1 out of every $6 the Middle Class used to earn. The Middle Class tried to stay the Middle C …
Before they led the free world, many presidents were momma's boys
Sat May 11, 2013
To the vast majority of men, there's no one closer to their emotions than mother.
1 in 8 boomers reports memory loss, large survey finds
Thu May 9, 2013
This article has some elements of truth, but in general is a shameless spin on the memory problem. To say that some memory loss with age is not normal is an outright lie.
'Like a drug': Payday loan users hooked on quick-cash cycle
Sat May 11, 2013
Most people who need payday loans often need them because of a lifetime of poor decision-making.
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Moms are bearing the brunt of recession, study shows
Majority of dads say they do the grocery shopping
Grandparents pitch in with cash to help raise grandkids
Both are equally important
I'm retired, 9 years older than my sister and 15 years older than my brother and, with both parents deceased, I'm like a substitute grandparent. Because I'm able to do so without crimping my lifestyle, I pay for my nephew's music lessons and instruments and take them to their classes.
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