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OK, Boomer Beer Aimed To Bridge Together The Generations

One term that came of age in 2019 is "Ok, Boomer," which is used to dismiss or mock perceived narrow-minded, outdated, negatively-judgmental, or condescending attitudes of older people, particularly baby boomers. However one brewery is looking to capitalize on its social media practice. Dogfish...
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We May Be To Blame For Creating And Spreading Fake News

“Fake news” and misinformation being spread online has quickly developed into a major problem, and not just in the United States, but globally as well. While most of us are quick to point their finger at partisan news outlets, lax social media rules and automated misinformation purveying bots, it...
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Creative Ways To Empty Your Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Tic-tok is the sound you're hearing for your cash in your Flexible Spending Account (FSA). Depending on your employer’s rules, if you don’t spend your FSA money by the end of the annual grace period, you potentially lose some of it. Lost cash is never a good thing. So if you have to use your FSA...
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Save Money By Shopping Open Box Items On Amazon

Saving money is key to your financial health, especially at this time of year. Online shopping continues to grow and believe it or not, you can save money as you do in traditional stores by seeking out open-box items. These items that were returned to the retailer, in many cases never used, cannot...
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Keep Your Sponges Fresher Longer By Using A Binder Clip

Kitchen sponges are notorious for turning nasty relatively quickly. Sponges, which are filled with tons of pores, can collect grossness and gunk from your dishes and flatware. That gunk plus moisture equals bacteria and mildew. Before you know it, your sponge is nasty. While you’ve probably heard...
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Your Keys Are Filthy!

Cleanliness is your best defense in staying well through the cold and flu season. Although you use hand sanitizer religiously and clean light switches, remote controls and your cell phone on a daily basis, there's one item you use every day that you probably never cleaned. Your keys. Let's face it...
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Your Makeup May Be Making You Sick

We've become more conscious of what we're putting on our face and into our bodies in recent years, but many of us still apply makeup products that are full of ingredients that can pose serious health risks. Recent testing of 467 beauty products , 77% of eyeliners, 72% of beauty blenders, 69% of...
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Time To Replace Your Power Strip Surge Protector

If you’re using surge protectors in your home, you might want to consider replacing them, especially if you can’t remember when you bought the ones currently in use. Come to find out, your average surge protector doesn’t last forever and will lose its protective powers and instead just be...
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Receive Texts From Santa Claus

Santa may be pushing 1,750 years old, but he can still learn a new trick or two. Even though we are in Santa's busiest month, we can keep in touch with him via text. SlickText, a mass text message marketing platform, is getting in the Christmas spirit this year by helping distribute text messages...
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News Of A French Fry Shortage May Have Been Overblown

Americans eat an average of an average of 115.6 pounds of white potatoes annually, "of which two-thirds are in the form of French fries, potato chips and other frozen or processed potato products. So you can understand why an announcement earlier this week of an upcoming French fry shortage sent...
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