With winter coming, soups are a cheap, hearty way to keep warm. Here are the basics you need for a variety of soups through the cold months.
If Mom and Dad want to use an an iPad, why shouldn't Junior get a tablet computer, too? Many parents appear to be following that line of reasoning, judging by the popularity of tablet-style toys and gadgets this holiday season. Not that everyone loves the idea. Many child-development experts say it's best for kids not to have too much "screen time" each day, for one thing. At the same time, there's a long tradition of kids using gadgets modeled on those used by adults. For shoppers weighing a purchase, here's a look at five options that have been reviewed by Consumer Reports or other reviewers.
Zimbabwe has been using the US dollar for most transactions since their own currency's value plummeted in 2009. Will the nation move on to the Chinese yuan instead?
Houses have an almost magical ability to accumulate junk, and everyone seems to have stuff they don’t really want and won’t ever use. Instead of letting that box of unused electronics or your great aunt’s porcelain cat collection turn you into an unwilling hoarder, why not sell it off and make some extra cash? You can try doing it yourself (check out 13 Tips for a Super Yard Sale) or take your stuff to a local consignment shop (although you’re going to pay a large commission fee – at least 40 percent of the sale price, according to MSN). Like everything else these days, online is where’s happening. But if you want to earn top dollar, make sure you target the right market:
The usual advice is to dress above your station, and it's sound. Just make sure to dress for the job that you want.
In 2011, stocks were the most correlated they'd been in 80 years, which meant investors could skip out on doing intense stock-specific research and just focus on getting the market right. Investment moves were dominated by European headlines as well.
In early December reports, consumer sentiment increased, to a reading of 67.7, but fell 9.13 percent below the level seen last year.
Running space heaters in a few rooms while keeping the rest of the house cool is a great energy and money-saving tactic
Retirement planning isn't just about getting there. 'How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free' offers help on retirement planning once you get there.
South Korea's youth unemployment rate is 6.7 percent, a far lower rate than any Western country
Without a major tax overhaul, it will be hard for Congress to ever get rid of an generous tax break for 160 million workers.
If terrorists get hold of some of Qaddafi's 20,000 shoulder-fired missiles and manage to bring down an airliner in the United States, the economic repercussions would be huge. Antimissile systems exist, but so far US airlines have balked at the expense.
Millionaires recognize that it makes sense to provide their customers with more buying power by renewing the payroll tax holiday and paying for it with a surcharge on their incomes, even if Republicans don't
46 million people are living with the help of US government food handouts, and the average income figure is misleading.