Save Money, Even When You Splurge

(ARA) -- We keep hearing the words "bad economy," and while views differ on the strength of the recovery, the reality is that most people are still feeling the aftermath of the recent recession. The good news is that you have control over your own personal economy. More than ever ...
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Increase Garage Sale Profits with some Marketing Basics

(ARA) - As the weather warms up, garage sales begin appearing all over the U.S. Garage sales are a great way to clean out clutter while making some extra dollars for home improvements, bills, vacations or even "retail therapy." Marcela Iannini, department chair of Advertising and Design & Media Management ...
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How to Make a Quick Budget

Are your finances out of control? Do you feel like your money is leaving the second it is deposited into your checking account? You're not alone. Countless individuals feel the exact same way. Everyone knows working a budget is the hardest part of the journey – it's making the budget ...
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Five Tips for Fast, Healthy Meals on a Budget

(ARA) - What do time and money have in common? They're worth a lot, and we could always use more of each. Between managing a packed schedule and trying to stretch every dollar, getting a healthy meal on the table may seem impossible. Smart planning and shopping can make it ...
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Troubled Teen Boot Camps

By: Rochelle Algarra Are you having difficulty understanding or handling your teenager's personality and attitude? A lot of parents today often find themselves in a similar predicament in which they become desperate and clueless in handling their teenager's mood-swings, behavior problems and negative attitude towards school, their elders and/or figures of ...
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Programs for At-Risk Youth

By: Jenna Brooklyn Are you a parent keeping a teenager who is at risk? What is the solution to the problem of your children? How can you help them? At what cost? Will your child get assistance elsewhere apart from home than home? Will at risk youth programs make a difference? ...
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3 Home mortgage programs for single mothers

Majority of the mortgage programs dedicated to assist single mothers to purchase house are aimed at low-income women. If you are a single mother who is facing financial hardships in buying a home for you and your kids, then you should do adequate research to find out a home mortgage program that ...
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3 Tips to Make Your Hospital Stay Safer

(BPT) - Each year, millions of Americans seek hospital care to treat a wide range of medical problems - from accidental injuries to chronic or life-threatening illnesses. While the majority of patients have positive outcomes, it is imperative to remember patient safety should be a top priority for everyone. In ...
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6 Ways to Keep Your Workouts Fun and Injury Free

In a perfect world, you'd develop a workout schedule for the next six months, stick to it flawlessly and find yourself at the level of fitness you hoped to achieve. But as many know all too well, life sometimes gets in the way, be it in the form of an ...
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Simple Steps to a Healthier Heart

(BPT) - For millions of Americans, the battle against heart disease and other cardiovascular conditions goes on year round. About 600,000 people die from heart disease in the United States each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, making heart disease the leading cause of death for ...
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Six ways to keep your workouts regular, fun and injury-free

(ARA) - In a perfect world, you'd develop a workout schedule for the next six months, stick to it flawlessly and find yourself at the level of fitness you hoped to achieve. But as many know all too well, life sometimes gets in the way, be it in the form ...
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How to Shed Pounds Fast!

Very few Americans are satisfied with their current weights. There are too many good tasting, high-calorie foods, and too few hours available to burn the fat. It can be done easily, and here are the best ways to do it. Remember, weight-loss is best approved by a physician, especially if ...
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How Many Calories Are Too Many

In today's bustling world we are constantly surrounded by media hype about "Weight Loss" and "Calorie Controlled Diets". As a Nutritional Therapist, I am often asked "How many calories are too many?" The simple answer to this question is that we are all individuals, and we all require a different ...
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Expert advice on keeping your health care costs down

(ARA) - Health care expenditures totaled roughly 2.6 trillion dollars in 2010, more than 10 times what they were in 1980. Average families are feeling the increases - health insurance premiums for a typical family of four have increased by 114 percent since 2000, according to the Centers for Disease ...
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Become the boss of your weight loss

(ARA) - From take-out to drive-thrus, it's easy to fall into traps of convenience and temptation when trying to lose weight.  Few people know that better than David Kirchhoff, president and CEO of Weight Watchers International. After struggling with obesity for years, Kirchhoff took control of his health and changed ...
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You Can Learn How to Code For Free

Understanding how to code can open up a world of jobs and opportunities to people who may have been shut out before. If you’re thinking, yes it sounds nice but …is it possible to find free classes? How do I even get started? Well, we’ve found a few resources that can get you coding for free from virtually anywhere.

MIT Open CourseWare

MIT offers a web-based publication of virtually all course content for free including coding classes.


Coding classes are one of many college courses offered by Stanford University and available online for free.

The Code Player

Playing code like a video, Code Player helps people to learn front end technologies easier.


Free online courses from over 80 top universities and organizations


Learn to code interactively for free. One of the few online education platforms dedicated solely to coding.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a renowned, one-stop site offering free courses to anyone across the globe.

HTML5 Rocks

HTML5 is a learning resource for web developers

Computer Clubhouse

Located in 20 countries, Computer Clubhouses have provided young people from underserved communities with opportunities to develop skills, confidence and their own ideas through the use of technology for over 20 years.

General Assembly

General Assembly offers a variety of coding courses at their campuses across the globe.


A collaboration between The MIT Media Lab and Tufts University recently released, ScratchJr is a free iPad app that helps children 5-8 learn how to code.