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Today’s Home Spun Wisdom Archive


New Year’s Resolution: What the Checkout Can Do for Your Diet

RISMEDIA, Jan. 4, 2008-Looking to shed a few pounds in the New Year? The average American woman could lose up to 4.1 pounds a year simply from resisting the urge to purchase impulse items such as chocolate candies, chips, and soda once they are ...


Leading Democratic Presidential Candidates More Desirable Neighbors Than Republicans

RISMEDIA, Jan. 3, 2008-As the Presidential primary season gets under way, a new poll reveals which candidates U.S. adults view as the most desired neighbors. Whether it's in the White House or the house next door, Democratic candidates are in a dead heat and ...


Five Gadgets to Say out with the Old, in with the New

RISMEDIA, Jan. 2, 2008-While the advent of the iPhone seemed to be the "end-all" as far as technologies were concerned for 2007, there are other electronics making their debut that have been making the lives of professionals both a little easier and not to ...


Did You Know? Which New Year’s Tradition Celebrates 100 Years?

RISMEDIA, Jan. 1, 2008-Each year people around the world celebrate the turn of the new year. In New York City's Times Square, and on millions of television screens across the nation, party-goers watch the annual descent of the legendary New Year's Eve ball. This ...


Top New Year’s Resolutions Attainable in America’s Greatest Cities

RISMEDIA, Dec. 31, 2007--Sticking to New Year's resolutions is simple when visiting any of the urban destinations that are part of America's Greatest Cities (AGC) -- a marketing collaborative that includes Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Seattle. Whether ...


Eight Resolutions to Enhance Your Career

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Money, Love, Office Politics and Getting Ahead

RISMEDIA, Dec. 27, 2007-In its ongoing quest to know the executive job market inside-out, TheLadders.com, an online marketplace for $100k+ jobs, has been surveying its members since its launch in 2004. Over that time, TheLadders.com has covered everything from the frequency of office romances ...


Survey Finds Americans Working ’9 to 5′ During the Holidays

RISMEDIA, Dec. 24, 2007-If Perry Como was recording "I'll Be Home for Christmas" today, he might have to expand the lyrics to include, "I'll Be Home the Day Before Christmas." According to a survey by The Regus Group, nearly half (49%) of all Americans ...


Survey Finds Americans Working ’9 to 5′ During the Holidays

RISMEDIA, Dec. 24, 2007-If Perry Como was recording "I'll Be Home for Christmas" today, he might have to expand the lyrics to include, "I'll Be Home the Day Before Christmas." According to a survey by The Regus Group, nearly half (49%) of all Americans ...


Financial Fitness Laps Physical Fitness in 2008

RISMEDIA, Dec. 21, 2007-Come January 2008, instead of hitting the gym to get in shape more Americans will go to their savings bank to get serious about their financial fitness, according to a national survey conducted by InsightExpress for Countrywide Bank. More than two-thirds ...


The Top New Year’s Resolutions for 2008 and How to Keep Them

RISMEDIA, Dec. 20, 2007-FranklinCovey released the results of its third annual New Year's Resolutions Survey, which polled 15,031 customers. The survey found that respondents' top three New Year's resolutions or goals for 2008 are to (1) get out of debt or save money, (2) ...


This Year’s Top 10 Holly-Jolliest Cities

RISMEDIA, Dec. 19, 2007-Dallas or Houston? Tampa or San Antonio? While there may not be any snow, and you're more likely to need sunglasses than a coat, these southern cities are tops when it comes to decking the halls. According to data provided by ...


Top Tips for a Greener Holiday Workplace

RISMEDIA, Dec. 18, 2007-A recent survey shows that while more than half of the companies polled have year-round green programs, few have instituted special procedures to take advantage of sparsely populated offices during the second half of December. ...


Survey Reveals Many Employees Taking Time off during Holiday Season

RISMEDIA, Dec. 17, 2007-In a month filled with several major holidays including Kwanzaa, Hanukah, Christmas, and New Year's Eve, the halls of offices everywhere are not only decked, but very, very quiet. ...


This Year’s Most Happening Hot Spots

RISMEDIA, Dec. 14, 2007- Eventful.com recently revealed which cities have the most going on, providing a valuable insight into the character and vitality of each area. In its first annual ‘Most Eventful Cities' rankings, Eventful.com lists U.S. cities by the number and type of ...