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- Betterhealthblog.com | Work + Money | Mon, Oct 29, 2012 10:46 AM EDT | Comments
Halloween can be a costly time of the year, especially since it's around the time when we start our Christmas shopping. If you love joining in the fun of Halloween but don't have a lot of spare cash to spend, there are many ways you can enjoy a memorable time without it costing the earth.
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- Cheapism.com | Work + Money | Mon, Oct 29, 2012 8:52 AM EDT | Comments
By Louis DeNicola, Cheapism.com
Online bargain hunting is both frustrating and exciting. You're out to find a deal on something you love or need and you're determined to stick to your budget. Make price alerts your new best friend. With the power of price alerts by your side, you can easily monitor the changing prices on an item and know with confidence whether that "bargain" really is a steal.
Learn how to use price alerts to score the best deals online.
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Know the Past. CamelCamelCamel has three sister sites that let you set price alerts for products on Amazon, BestBuy.com and Newegg.com. You don't need to register or give your email address to benefit from the site's tracking capabilities; it generates a unique URL you can visit to check for changes. If you do register, price alerts for all your tracked products can be sent to your email or Twitter account or show up in an RSS feed.
The real power of the site comes from its price history charts, which allow you to compare a product's current price...Read More »
- The Daily Muse | Work + Money | Sat, Oct 27, 2012 1:18 AM EDT | CommentsThe day it happens feels like a normal one-at first. Your boss calls you in for an impromptu meeting. Maybe it's a new client, you think. Then you hear, "I've got some bad news." A lump forms in your throat. "Business is slow and in this difficult economy, we are being forced to let you go." Shock and panic set in. Then comes the kicker, "It has nothing to do with your performance."
If this situation is all too familiar, you're not alone: 143,927 workers were affected by mass layoffs in April 2011 alone. It's happened to me…twice. As hard as it may seem at first, a pink slip is not the end of the world-and it may even be an opportunity to move forward faster than you otherwise would have. Here's how to keep your head held high in the toughest of times, from someone who's been there.
Keep Calm and Carry OnThough it may seem impossible to believe at the time, it will all be okay. Try to keep your composure in midst of that horrifying moment. If you find your boss saying something si...Read More »
An Interview With Courtney H. Pettit, a modern- and contemporary-art consultant and the codirector of Pettit Art Partners in New York City.
People are intimidated by the idea of buying art, but art collecting is about your personal relationship with the object. There are no right or wrong choices, just a learning curve when it comes to identifying your interests.
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Train your eye. Establishing your taste is the first step in collecting, and the way to do that is to visit museums and galleries. What appeals to you? You may gravitate toward Picasso in a museum but love photography in a gallery; think about which style you'd rather live with-not for a season, but for years.
Be brave. Most galleries are open to the public, so simply walk in. Even if it's quiet and the person at the front desk seems frosty, the gallerists truly want you to come in and look around. Very few people are th...Read More »
- Astrology.com Financescopes | Work + Money | Fri, Oct 26, 2012 12:07 PM EDT | Comments
Aries (March 21 - April 19)
An idea you have been thinking about for a while now just might catch fire today if you strike it with the right tool. A long-held ambition just may meet the right spark and really turn into something big. Be prepared.
Today's Aries Reading: Free Sample Harmony Reading
Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
Your impatience is baseless -- you are being blessed every minute of every day, even if you are unaware of that fact. If inching forward makes you chomp at the bit, then harness those blessings and put them to good use.
Today's Taurus Reading: Free Sample Intimacy Secrets Reading
Gemini (May 21 - June 21)
Let yourself feel inspired today, despite what the numbers may tell you. You can only go up if you allow yourself to ha
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