The big "will-they or won't they" ended last month with the Fed's mid-December announcement that it would begin tapering its economic stimulus efforts. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's decision to scale back on Bond and Treasury purchases by $10 billion signaled that the economy has showed sufficient ability to play on its own, albeit, on a kid leash.
If you were gifted a shiny new smart phone this year, you may find yourself looking for a quick (and prosperous) way to ditch your old device. The options for trading in a smart phone for cash or credit toward a new one are growing.
In case you hadn't noticed, germs are everywhere! But while some germs are completely benign, even beneficial to your health, others can cause serious illness, hospitalization, and even death. But before you douse yourself with hand-sanitizer, check out these places where the sneakiest of germs hide, then follow the tips for better health and (almost) germ-free living.
After the holidays, it can be very hard to get back in the kitchen–to cook or eat. To reignite that culinary fire, let's look at dinner outside the classic trio of meat, starch, and veg. Instead, keep it simple and fun with toasts!