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Whenever I buy something electronic, whether a new smartphone, TV, laptop or whatever, I typically receive a hard pitch to buy an extended warranty on the product. I generally opt not to, but is that the right choice? To answer that question, there is both an economic and a psychological way to look at it.
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Every woman I know (including me) is confused by the sheer number (and price range) of skin-care products out there.
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Bank of America is the latest major financial institution ordered to refund millions of dollars to consumers who were billed for credit card-related products they never ordered - and likely didn't even need.
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As the holiday shopping season gets under way, you may be tempted to buy that fancy flat-screen TV, a laptop with the latest technologies or a stylish sofa to replace the one your cat uses as a scratching post. (I'm talking to you, Indy). To pay for that big-ticket item, you may be tempted by rent-to-own deals in department stores that now offer them, like Kmart and Sears, according to a Bloomberg report.
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Did you know that aluminum foil boxes have little tabs you push in on the ends to hold the roll in place?
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If not for us, where would younger women be? We broke glass ceilings (and all the rules), burned our bras (to end gender discrimination and sexual harassment), freed our reproductive rights and reversed traditional roles (so we could have families and become millionaires without marrying or inheriting money). Thanks to us, younger babes have vintage clothing from the '60s, '70s and '80s, and a whole category of preventative de-aging solutions. Let's see how they deal with wrinkles, menopause, saggy skin and thin hair. But let's not knock them. After all, they do have style. Here are five things they do that we can benefit from, too:
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