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Summer Scams To Avoid

Summer may be the season to relax thieves are in full swing is attempting to rip you off. So here are some very common summertime scams you can avoid because we're going to point them out! While we are always looking for a bargain, especially when planning a vacation, beware of the vacation rental...
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Ease Back Into Work After Your Vacation

Vacations are so wonderful! You plan them months in advance and can't contain your excitement as you venture off for a few days of rest and relaxation. But all things must come to an end. 40% of Americans say the benefits of vacation only last a few days with 24% saying that the positive effects of...
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Almost Half Of Americans Are Skipping A Summer Vacation

As American as Mom and apple pie is the summer vacation but nearly half of Americans say they’re staying home this summer. A Bankrate.com survey found that 49% of those surveyed said they're skipping the summer vacation because they cannot afford it. Although unemployment is at a historic low many...
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Ways To Avoid Becoming Sick On Your Vacation

For all its planning and anticipation, the last thing you want to happen is to become sick on or during your vacation! Unfortunately it kind of happens a lot simply by virtue of how many germs you encounter. But there are some specific things you should watch out for and potentially avoid, so that...
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Take A Photo Of Your Stove Before Vacation

Vacation season is here and for all the planning, saving, packing and booking you done, you should take a picture of your stove before you depart. Add to that, snap a picture of your thermostat and even your iron. A recent survey of 200,000 people found that 33% said they worry at least once a week...
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The Best Time To Book A Hotel At The Lowest Rate

By now you're think of where to go this summer to relax and have fun. Trip expenses can add up quickly and while conventional wisdom suggests you book your hotel room with your airline tickets, you can save a bit more money by delaying your hotel booking. Many experts say that the lowest airfare...
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Nearly Half Of Non-Smokers Say They Should Get Additional Time Off

Lighting up a feudal fire on an old argument is a new survey that found 42% of non-smokers feel they should receive three to five additional vacation days a year than their smoking co-workers. The survey by e-cigarette maker Halo surveyed 1,005 American adults also found that 28% of smokers agreed...
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How To Avoid A Flooded Email Inbox hen Returning From Vacation

By now you're travel plans for the rest of the year have been set or at the very least you'll get some much deserved time off from work. Although you try not to think about it, you know the first day back from a vacation will be used to shift through the hundreds of emails that have Benn sitting in...
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Two Week Vacations Are Too Long

Hate to be the bearer of bad news but that two week vacation you are planning for nearly a year to relax, rejuvenate and recharge may be too long and making your dream vacation a miserable experience. Dutch researchers found that vacationers’ sense of wellbeing peaked around day 8 of a long...
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How To Minimize Your Risk Of Bring Bed Bugs Home

"Sleep Tight and Don't Let The Bed Bugs Bite" is an old saying with modern relevance as the pesky insects numbers continue to surge worldwide. Not only do they bite you when you sleep but are very hard to rid once a room is infected. So scientist have been hard at work to try and figure out the...
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