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- Valerie Isakova, Shine Parenting Editor | Work + Money | Wed, Nov 7, 2012 2:34 PM EST | Comments
Until now, Meghan McCain has been mostly an eccentric, blogging, heavily made-up and occasionally embarrassing footnote to the story of John McCain, or maybe I just haven't been paying enough attention to her. But listening to her on Anderson Cooper last night, a vision of a different kind of female candidate presented itself.
First, Meghan McCain is a Republican with a credible, progressive, centrist stance on social issues. She is pro legalization of marijuana, pro gay marriage and pro woman, all topics that resonate with younger voters and, naturally, women. Watch the clip below where she tells Anderson that her party's statements on rape lost them the female vote. She says, "Republicans need to take a hard look at what we are doing and what kind of message we are putting out.... Because the people that are telling me right now that we should have Rick Santorum and an extreme conservative running next time, What are you talking about and what are you smoking? Because we keep losi...Read More »
- All You Magazine | Work + Money | Wed, Nov 7, 2012 12:15 PM EST | Comments
While it made for a funny movie in Home Alone, avoid holiday travel fiascos with these tips.
In Home Alone, holiday travel turned into a nightmare for the McAllister family (twice!), but it doesn't have to be that harried.
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If you plan to travel around the holidays, chances are that you're already thinking about airline prices, redeeming your miles and traffic patterns. It's enough to make your eyes glaze over. We caught up with travel industry insiders at companies like Expedia and Hertz so you can plan this year's holiday trip like a seasoned travel agent. Just think about all of the holiday shopping you can do with the time and money (and sanity) you'll save--you'll be shocked at how simple some of these tips are!
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Which travel days could save you 10 to 15 percent this Christmas?...Read More »
With Christmas on a Tuesday this year it will save money if you can extend your vacation by arriving earlier, particularly Wednesday or Thursday before and departing aft
- Astrology.com Financescopes | Work + Money | Wed, Nov 7, 2012 11:38 AM EST | Comments
Aries (March 21 - April 19)
Relax! Something that seems beyond comprehension at first glance can be understandable if you take the time to break it down into manageable chunks. In fact, it could be just another routine chore before you know it. So take a deep breath and dig in.
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Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
You can be a bit stubborn when you want to be, which isn't always fun for the people who are involved in relationships with you. But it comes in handy when you're dealing with money today, so dig in your heels and don't budge!
Today's Taurus Reading: Free Sample Daily Grind Reading
Gemini (May 21 - June 21)
Some may use the moniker 'bean counter' in a pejorative way, but you don't mind. Bein
- Galtime.com | Work + Money | Wed, Nov 7, 2012 10:26 AM EST | CommentsWhen and where to find the best holiday deals
Save the date!
Everyone knows November and December are the busiest retail months, but consumers are often left wondering how to shop for the best deals throughout the holiday season.
Look no further than this calendar of savings to help stretch your dollar further this holiday season!
- November 10th: Fill Your Toy Chest Day. Toy retailers are expected to have the highest percentage of items go on sale two weeks before Thanksgiving!
- November 15th: Clean Your Refrigerator Day. How can you stock up on all those Thanksgiving Day favorites without first making room in your refrigerator? Clear space for the turkey and all the necessary ingredients and don't forget to make room in the freezer for all those yummy leftovers!
- November 18th: Get Your Frozen Turkey Day. The average turkey (feeding 10 people) weighs 16 pounds, which equates to four days of thawing time
- Marianne Wait | Work + Money | Wed, Nov 7, 2012 10:16 AM EST | CommentsIt is something almost every woman has in common - not enough hours in the day. But what is making us rush everything?
Firstly, our workload - both professionally and at home - has increased.
Not so long ago, women began doing what had historically been their fathers' jobs, while maintaining their mothers' responsibilities.What has transpired for many women is a frantic double shift. Tips to Help You Exercise and Keep Fit at Work
Women do the same jobs now as men and they do them equally well, but all the time women are carrying around information that won't seem to leave them alone. 8 Home Tips For Effectively Managing Anxiety and Fatigue
It is time to "slow down" in order to escape the "rushing women syndrome". Here are some tips for taking things back to basics.
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