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Top 7 Money Management Secrets You Must Teach Your Child

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    7) Teach them delayed gratification The “Stanford Marshmallow Experiment” was a series of studies on delayed gratification where pre-school kids were enrolled in the study at Stanford University in the late 1960s.  They were followed-up 30-40 years later.  In these studies, a child was offered a choice between one small reward provided immediately or two small rewards (i.e., a…

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Top 7 spring break destinations in California

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  7) Palm Springs Palm Springs, about an hour drive from Los Angeles (LA), is a desert oasis vacation destination returning to its glory days as a Hollywood playground. Visit Wet ‘n Wild, a family oriented water park. It offers a giant wave pool, an interactive four-story family fun house, relaxing on the lazy river, and riding giant water tubes.…

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Top 7 ways to avoid overeating when dining out

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7) Order a kids size meal This works well to help you avoid overeating when dining out. Especially if you are craving high-fat options like chicken nuggets or french fries.  Instead of getting the super-sized options, opt for the smaller kids meal. If you prefer an adult size, tell your waiter to bring half of your meal and put the rest in a…

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Top 7 ways to lose weight after pregnancy

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7) Be patient with yourself It took about 9 months to put on the weight so don’t expect it to come off in a healthy way any sooner than that.  Plan to lose no more than 1 to 1.5 pounds a week for healthy weight loss that you won’t regain. Patience and perseverance are key to staying motivated and keeping the…

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Top 7 highest paying college majors 2016-2017

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7) Electronics and communications engineering Definition: Electronics engineering is an electrical engineering discipline which utilizes non-linear and active electrical components to design electronic circuits, devices, microprocessors, microcontrollers and other systems. Early career pay: $68,000/year Mid-career pay: $115,000/year Most popular state: California Most popular product/business activity: IT consulting     6) Nuclear Engineering Definition: Nuclear engineering is concerned with the application of the…

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Top 7 lowest paying college degrees

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See “Top 7 secrets to make a 6 figure salary with a low paying college degree” for more information! See “Top 7 highest paying college majors 2016-2017” for more information! 7) Graphic Design, Illustration Starting Salary: $35,700 Mid-Career Salary: $61,800       6) Psychology & Sociology Starting Salary: $35,100 Mid-Career Salary: $54,600     5) Broadcast Communication Starting Salary: $34,800 Mid-Career Salary:…

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Top 7 ways to politely say “No”

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7) Cushion your response in a compliment Compliments work well to cushion the impact of having to say no. Maralee McKee, an etiquette specialist has a system that works well for her.  She does the following, a) Start with a compliment if one fits the situation b) Give your answer c) Say thank you d) Encourage the person e) Change the subject…

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Top 7 brilliant ways to save time

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7)  Limit your choices If possible, limit your options. For instance, former President Obama wears only blue or gray suits to curb unnecessary decisions. Mark Zuckerburg is famous for his closet collection of grey T-shirts because he prefers to save his mental energy to run Facebook. “Too much choice is paralyzing,” says Sheena Iyengar, a Columbia University business professor.  I find I…

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