Author: Amber Kahwaji

Americans Score Low For Financial Literacy

Less than half of Americans can pass a financial literacy test, according to NowThis Money. In a study conducted by the National Financial Educators Council, over 17,000 participants from across the country completed a financial literacy test and scored an average score of 63 percent. Only 48 percent of participants scored a passing score. The test is comprised of 30 questions covering topics that measure the participants’ knowledge regarding earning, saving and growing their money. All ages participated in taking the test, with some as young as 10 years old. The 50+ age group scored the highest, with the...

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How To Determine If You Need Botox Or Fillers

Botox and injectable fillers are one of the most common non-surgical anti-aging procedures performed today. Men and women love the instant results and non-invasive method of keeping a youthful and refreshed appearance. But deciding between the two can be tricky, especially if you are new to receiving Botox and fillers. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when deciding which one is right for you. When it comes to fine lines Botox is usually recommended for treatment. What constitutes fine lines? The rule of thumb is any lines created during facial expression but go away upon facial...

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Avoid Posting These Six Things On Social Media

We live in a world where everyone is sharing every single facet of their lives on social media. From what yummy meal was had for breakfast, to a picture of someone bored in a car on a road trip, people are eager to share seemingly meaningless information online. But it’s easy to accidentally post potentially harmful information on social media. Keep in mind these items when it comes to things you should never post online. Your personal location It’s easy, and even fun, to show off where you currently are and who you’re with, but posting your location can...

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Americans Spend $1,200 A Year On Fast Food

Whoa! A new study shows the average American spends roughly $1,200 a year on fast food. The study was commissioned by OnePoll.com, according to the Daily Mail, and surveyed 1,000 adults. The results showed the average American buys fast food twice a week, spending roughly $12.50 on each meal, with the most common fast food items purchased being burgers, pizza and fried chicken. The study also asked participants why they choose fast food over meals prepared at home. Some said their schedules were too hectic to worry about making home-cooked meals, while others admitted being too lazy to cook...

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‘Me Too’ Hashtag Reveals Sexual Assault Happens Too Often

In the wake of Harvey Weinstein’s firing from The Weinstein Company, many women are speaking out about their experiences with sexual assault and harassment. Numerous actresses have come forward sharing their horrific experience with the Hollywood producer, all of which involve unwelcome sexual advances, Weinstein being inappropriately dressed, and insisting business meetings be held in his private hotel room. But Hollywood is not the only place where a dark underground of exploitive behavior lives. Sadly, many women living average lives are coming forward to share with the world that sexual assault and harassment is a massively common occurrence with...

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What To Do If You Feel You’re Being Sexually Harassed

Sexual harassment is a very real issue in our society. Sadly, one in three women have been sexually harassed at work, according to the Huffington Post. When it comes to sexual harassment, it can wear a coat of many different colors and does not always present itself in an obvious manner. It can start out subtly but that does not make it any less dangerous or wrong. Any form of sexual harassment is not okay, and if you feel you are being sexually harassed here’s what to do. First thing is first, you must speak up. Although this might...

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