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How much financial advice do we need? (Answer: Just enough)

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Hooters sued by former waitress in dispute over wig

Following brain surgery, your main worry should not be whether you’ll get fired at work for refusing to wear a wig that scrapes your scar. But former Hooters waitress Sandra Lupo contends in a lawsuit that’s what happened when she declined to don a wig and her hours were reduced so much, she was forced to quit.She’s filed a disability discrimination lawsuit in Missouri against Hooters of St. Pete.. Continue reading

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Hooters waitress refuses wig to hide surgery scar, loses job 

Following brain surgery, your main worry should not be whether you’ll get fired at work for refusing to wear a wig that scrapes your scar. Continue reading

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7 industries that prey on our weaknesses 

You’re delusional.No, it’s OK, we all are.Think about your gym, which you visit so infrequently you’re practically making a charity donation to Bally Total Fitness. Or the diet cleanse you spent $100 on … Continue reading

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It’s not just CVS: Wellness plans tied to health insurance

That doughnut you ate for breakfast or cigarette you smoked after lunch may be costing you more than you thought.As insurance costs rise, workers are finding their employers are trading in the carrot for a stick and hiking premiums upward of $1,000 annually if they don’t quit smoking or undergo urine or blood tests to assess their health. About 83 percent of U.S. Continue reading

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Gates Foundation challenge shoots for a better condom

They’re cheap, easy to make and they not only prevent pregnancy but protect against a range of infections, including the AIDS virus. But men often don’t like to use condoms and women are afraid to ask them to.So why hasn’t someone figured out how to make one that more people would want to use? The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is putting up $100,000 to try to entice someone to try.“There are… Continue reading

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Dell drama takes new twist with 2 new buyout bids

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The two new suitors pursuing Dell have a message for Wall Street: Don't allow Michael Dell to hoard potential gains from the PC maker's expansion into more profitable technology products and services. Continue reading

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For cheaper health insurance, step on the scale

It’s well known that U.S. medical costs are more than double that of other developed countries, which is why, in a bid to lower insurance premiums, companies encourage their employees to be healthy.Exercise, they urge workers, eat fresh fruits and vegetables, limit fast food and – above all – don’t smoke.Sometimes this encouragement takes the form of a wellness plan – maybe offering $25 gift certi… Continue reading

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How to complain: Squeaky wheel still gets the grease

Most people who have a complaint don’t really push for a solution. They make a quick phone call or send an email, but if they get the brush-off, they’re done. The fact is, if you want to get your problem solved, you need to speak up and stand your ground until the company makes you happy. Continue reading

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Don Pardo — Missed ‘Saturday Night Live’ Gig After Suffering Broken Hip

Don Pardo was conspicuously absent from the opening credits of “Saturday Night Live” last night … and TMZ has learned it’s because he recently suffered a broken hip.”SNL” fans immediately noticed the voice that announced the cast last was NOT that… Continue reading

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