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How to best invest inheritance money or other financial windfall

Michelle Cortes-Harkins
MSW, CDFA™, CRPC®
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Advice for a freshman preparing for college life on campus

Stephanie Kinkaid
Assistant Director of the Wackerle Career and Leadership Center
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Bulimia nervosa: Help your child overcome their eating disorder

Shannon Lagasse
Emotional Eating and Eating Disorder Coach
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Families can help stop the bullying of kids with disabilities

Alexandra Penn
Founder, Crisis Intervention Specialist, Speaker
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Make your everyday meals look like they came from a restaurant

Rachel Sherwood
Food Stylist, Culinary Expert and Author
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A wine tasting tour in Italy can be the vacation of a lifetime

Christian Galliani
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Congratulations! You’ve been promoted to supervisor. Your new position has prestige, growth opportunities, visibility, and a bigger...

Recently, a great deal of attention is being focused on workplace bullies because they cost companies money due to less productivity....

Ask almost anyone about their network and they’ll shoot you a look, then conclude: I don’t have one. For those changing jobs, the...

Nobody thinks about what would happen during a layoff. Regardless of the reason, unless the entire company is shutting down, you can’t...

Relationships »

Dating after divorce is a complicated matter especially when children are involved. While happy parents do make happy children, if a...

It’s the stuff chick flicks are made of: you’ve been the best of friends for years and then—bam!—there’s this attraction, and you...

Shopping for a diamond engagement ring can easily be one of the most significant and overwhelming purchases you ever make, so it’s...

A divorce is many things emotional, familial, and financial. Likely, issues from those topic areas were going on during marriage too....

Health and Wellness »

If you are a parent who has a child struggling with bulimia, it can be difficult to know what to do and how to find the best help for...

If you're a woman, you certainly have felt the uncomfortable effects of premenstrual syndrome monthly, and if you're a man, you...

We have all heard the saying, “We eat with our eyes first!” How food is presented on a plate plays a significant role in our...

Viewing pornography used to be more difficult than it is now. In the past you had to fork over your hard-earned cash for an overpriced...

Pets »

After months of consideration, you’ve finally decided to add a furry new member to the family. You’ve opted to adopt a kitten! Whether...

It happens. We all get older - our dogs included. Do you remember the fun days of puppyhood where they could run for hours playing...

They look so miserable when they’re sitting there scratching all the time, don’t they? It’s not uncommon for a dog to get what’s...

According to Dr. Oz, hypnosis for weight loss is a new weapon in the obesity war. Hypnosis can help overweight people lose weight by...

Business »

Technology industry analyst Gartner predicts that by 2016, there will be 1.28 billion smartphones and 655 million tablets in use...

The best customer relationships are based on a profound understanding of their real needs. Sales representatives can achieve this...

Patents are a valuable set of rights that can be obtained by an inventor. They provide protection for certain “patentable” inventions...

You’ve just been made a manager and what you have to look forward to is a new set of headaches and rewards. However you achieved your...

Family and Parenting »

Many parents avoid talking to their teenagers about drug use and abuse because they fear an awkward conversation or don’t know the...

With many of today's special education classes integrating into mainstream classrooms, teachers are managing about 30 or more children...

Motivating gifted children can be tricky. Because learning comes easily to them and many schools are inordinately concerned with...

The media is full of celebrities going to rehab--or going back to rehab. It is obvious that drugs affect all socioeconomic levels, so...

Education »

Congratulations on graduating from high school! Amidst the flurry of excitement and activity during the months before you leave for...

So you have decided that an MBA is for you. Following advice from friends and professors, you have researched schools and found a few...

Though the United States leads other countries regarding advances in technological innovation, the younger generations are falling...

Truancy—the act of a student skipping school—has been clearly identified as one of the early warning signs of students headed for...

Home and Garden »

When summer gets into full swing, many amateur and experienced gardeners go out to get their hands in the dirt. If you are new to...

There are certain tasks that can be too overwhelming for a homeowner who wants to spruce up their lawn, and that’s when you want to...

While rain is often the preferred (and most cost-effective) method for keeping your lawn lush and green year-round, other options are...

Property management companies can be a great thing for condo and homeowner associations – or a nightmare if you select the wrong one....

Money »

It’s so easy to pull out the credit card, apply for a loan, go with the financing option on a car or other large purchase. It’s not...

Many individuals can share a story or two about someone they knew who received a large sum of money, such as an inheritance, and...

A last will and testament is an important document giving evidence to an individual’s intentions regarding the passing of property...

Many Americans approach the tax season not knowing whether they will get a refund or owe money to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)...

Travel »

Italy produces over 2000 individually distinct varieties of wine, and nearly every region or province is home to renowned vineyards...

Deir el-Shelwit was built when Egypt was ruled by the Romans and is thus one of the last temples of the Egyptian religion. It was...

As one of the world's top ten travel destinations, Costa Rica has so much to offer, from high adventure, nature and wildlife to rest...

Toddlers and airplanes don’t often mix. Babies and younger children can often experience anxiety, get bored easily, or just simply be...

Recreation »

No matter what cycling gear you are purchasing -- whether it’s gloves, pants, or a jersey -- the gear should make you feel comfortable...

In the United States alone, there are 570 marathons held each year (and growing!). As this strenuous physical test becomes more and...

There are 25 million runners in America alone and everyone from novices to seasoned experts wonder at some point if they should hire a...

Hydration is important during exercise to replenish fluids lost by sweating. Humans are the animal world’s most accomplished sweaters...

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