Today’s Home Spun Wisdom Archive
RISMEDIA, Nov. 29, 2007-"Don't put hackers on your gift list." That's the advice from developers at Check Point® Software Technologies. Check Point is arming consumers to wage battle against Internet grinches this holiday season.
RISMEDIA, Nov. 28, 2007-The holiday shopping season once again makes its triumphant debut, with door buster deals, festive décor and retailers eagerly awaiting the big crowds. General Growth Properties, Inc. recently conducted a survey to take the pulse of consumers ready to "shop ‘til they drop."
RISMEDIA, Nov. 27, 2007-The holiday season is here . . .and with the holidays comes decorating! The following are tips and suggestions to help ensure a safe holiday season from Philadelphia's PECO to get in the holiday spirit and ensure safety.
RISMEDIA, Nov. 26, 2007-It's easy to focus all of your "financial attention" on holiday spending, but some important financial loose ends must be tied up before the year's end. TheNest.com, hip home and lifestyle resource, taps its Money Expert (TheNest.com/money) Robert Pagliarini to help narrow down the essential money must-dos to tackle before January 1. Why not kick off 2008 with a fresh start?
RISMEDIA, Nov. 23, 2007-(MCT)-Today marks the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, and that means the e-mail regarding this year's secret Santa gift exchange will soon be circulating the office. The challenge of buying for the co-worker gets added to that of buying for the rest of family and friends.
RISMEDIA, Nov. 21, 2007-(MCT)-As the infamous Black Friday approaches, bad economic news could bring good buys for holiday shoppers this year.
RISMEDIA, Nov. 20, 2007-While predictions around consumer spending this holiday season may be modest, small businesses are still planning to spread some holiday cheer. According to Constant Contact's 3rd Annual 2007 Small Business Holiday Outlook survey, nearly half (48%) of the U.S. small business owners surveyed are planning a holiday party for their business, store, or office in 2007, up one percentage point from 2006.
RISMEDIA, Nov. 19, 2007-Online traffic to Black Friday advertising Web sites is rising earlier in 2007 compared to 2006, Hitwise reported. Online traffic to a custom category of Black Friday advertising Web sites increased 52% for the week ending Nov. 10, 2007 compared to Nov. 11, 2006.
RISMEDIA, Nov. 16, 2007-(About.com)-It is important that you make a good impression at work. If you make a good impression
RISMEDIA, Nov. 15, 2007-According to a new survey released by Vault.com, 44% of employers use social networking Web sites like MySpace and Facebook to examine the profiles of job candidates, and 39% have looked up the profile of a current employee.
RISMEDIA, Nov. 14, 2007-Whether you're at NAR or any other industry conventions, you may know the feeling. That sleepless, hyperactive and completely sick to your stomach feeling. Most food at conventions and similar events isn't healthy in the least, but you can still follow the conventions of good health.
RISMEDIA, Nov. 13, 2007-(CNN)-Amid the rush and stress of business travel, nutrition is often pushed aside. While worrying about beating traffic, making flights, preparing for meetings and presentations, who has the time or the energy to think about eating healthfully?
RISMEDIA, Nov. 12, 2007-As if the opportunity to travel to Las Vegas for the 2007 REALTORS® Conference & Expo wasn't exciting enough, you can't visit the city of lights without networking at some of the city's best restaurants. Here, we've provided some MSN and Frommer's Las Vegas 2007 recommendations of the "best bets" Las Vegas has to offer.
RISMEDIA, Nov. 10, 2007-With only a few more days left until your departure to NAR's Annual Convention, many of you will find yourselves preparing for your flight.
RISMEDIA, Nov. 8, 2007-(About.com)-Napping can be a great way to catch up on sleep, increase productivity and become more creative. Napping puts the body in a relaxed state, which counteracts the effects of daily stress. Studies have shown that napping can actually decrease risk your of dying from heart disease.