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Passing on Your Family’s Legacy Through Food

Passing on Your Family’s Legacy Through Food

There’s something incredibly intimate and personal about food. For many of us, our chicken noodle soup will never taste quite as good as our mother’s. Grandmother’s sugar cookies will never come out quite right, even when she hands us the recipe and walks us through it, step by step. You might try to pass it off as your lack of cooking skills, but more likely it’s just that your memories associated with those foods are just incredibly powerful. You’re holding yourself up to nigh-impossible standards.
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Playing (and Paying) It Forward

Playing (and Paying) It Forward

Last year around this time, LinkedIn created “If I Were 22” and asked around 80 of its Influencers to share advice to their younger selves. As I wrote in my blog post at the time, the responses were engaging and thought provoking. It certainly started me thinking. But instead of advice I would give myself if I were 22, I began to think about the advice I’d like to pass on to my children and my as-yet-unborn grandchildren.
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It’s a Matter of Digital Life and Death

It’s a Matter of Digital Life and Death

When you take a step back, it’s mind-boggling to think about how much technology has changed our lives. It’s given us access to boundless information that exists at our fingertips and has enabled us to control much of our lives remotely. We can transfer funds from checking to savings, alarm our home security systems and synchronize our agendas with the tap of a screen.
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Shield Your Personal Information

Shield Your Personal Information

In the face of the recent cyberattack on the U.S. government, it’s natural to examine our own vulnerabilities to cybercrime. China has proven that our personal information isn’t secure even at a national level, a level once thought to be impenetrable. Many Americans are now thinking more critically about where they place their information and whom they entrust to handle it.
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Do You Know Your Mortgage Rate?

Do You Know Your Mortgage Rate?

Considering the current environment of financial hyperawareness, it’s a bit surprising that more than one-third of those surveyed by Bankrate.com did not know what percentage of interest they were paying on their mortgage.
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