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A Penny Learned: 6 Ways to Teach Kids Financial Fundamentals

RISMEDIA, Jan. 25, 2008-(MCT)-Kids need early education in finances. Parents, regardless of whether you think New Year's resolutions are poppycock or not, resolve this year to grow your child into a financially sound adult. ...


Is Your Messy Desk Worth $10,000?

RISMEDIA, Jan. 24, 2008-That's the question MyFax, one of the leading Internet fax services, is asking office workers across North America. Rather than chastising people with messy offices or trying to change their ways, MyFax is actually celebrating the clutter with its MyFax Messy ...


Denzel Washington Shines as America’s Favorite Movie Star

RISMEDIA, Jan. 23, 2008-Whether it was his appearances in "American Gangster" or "The Great Debaters," Denzel Washington scores the top position as America's favorite movie star for the second year in a row on The Harris Poll's annual favorite movie star list. In second ...


Beer, a Fine Dining Experience Staple

RISMEDIA, Jan. 22, 2008-(MCT)-On a cold night last week, about 40 people squeezed into the Newstead Tower Public House in St. Louis' Grove neighborhood for a five-course "beer dinner."  ...


Watching Your Pennies: 5 Keys to Unlock Your Budget

RISMEDIA, Jan. 21, 2008-(MCT)-As simple as it may seem, spending no more than you make isn't easy. "I think a lot of people don't understand what they spend their money on and without knowing that, it's hard to come up with a budget," said ...


Is Your Dog America’s Top Dog?

RISMEDIA, Jan. 18, 2008-The American Kennel Club® announced the "Top 10" most popular AKC® registered breeds for 2007. Their nationwide registration statistics revealed that the Bulldog - a popular sporting mascot and one of the most recognizable and iconic purebred dogs - has muscled ...


Does a Wine’s Price Tag Affect Its Taste?

RISMEDIA, Jan. 19, 2008-The old adage that you get what you pay for really is true when it comes to that most ephemeral of products: bottled wine. According to researchers at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the California Institute of Technology, if a person is told he or ...


Wanted: Healthy Employees

RISMEDIA, Jan. 17, 2008-(MCT)-Businesses are looking at ways to increase productivity and save some money on the rising costs of health insurance premiums. Employers have offered gym memberships, paid for smoking-cessation classes and stocked apples in vending machines. Health-conscious workers exercised and gave thanks. ...


How to Find the Best Airfares in a Travel Jungle

RISMEDIA, Jan. 16, 2008-(MCT)-What's your trick for finding low airfares? Do you scour the online discount fare finders first? Book Web-only specials directly from a carrier's site well in advance? Or gamble by naming your price for extra savings through Priceline.com? ...


Top 8 Restaurant Menu Trends for 2008

RISMEDIA, Jan. 15, 2008-When dining out, be sure not to fill up on bread and butter. Mintel Menu Insights, a national restaurant-tracking service, has identified eight exciting trends sure to transform the American menu in 2008. Shaking and stirring everything from fine dining to ...


Top 5 To-Do’s That Make Recruiting Easier

RISMEDIA, Jan. 14, 2008--The fact is recruiting is not something that should be left until the very last minute, leaving you scrambling to fill an opening. Instead, be proactive and prepare your recruiting strategy now for when your hiring needs arise in the future.Recruiting ...


Do You Watch Your Language at Work?

RISMEDIA, Jan. 11, 2008-Despite the ready availability of free spelling and grammar checkers, 60% of all business correspondence still gets sent containing one or more grammar or spelling errors, according to the results of a study released by WhiteSmoke. ...


Top 10 Qualities of a Good Boss

RISMEDIA, Jan. 10, 2008-Heads-up, bosses! According to Yahoo! HotJobs' annual job satisfaction survey, 72 percent of employees are open to a new career opportunity in 2008, and you might be the reason. More than four out of 10 employees (43 percent) blame ...


‘Subprime’ Voted 2007 Word of the Year

RISMEDIA, Jan. 9, 2008-While many may think that the word "subprime" is a commonly used word exclusively in the real estate industry and for those looking to buy, the Dialect Society recently proved otherwise, voting "subprime" as the Word of the Year. ...


Tips for Getting Healthy without the Gym

RISMEDIA, Jan. 8, 2008-(HealthDay News)-Better health in the New Year may top your resolution list, and you don't even need a gym membership to get there, one expert says. ...