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10 Breakfast Cereals to Avoid

By MainStreet, via DivineCaroline A bowl of cereal alone shouldn’t give you or your kids the shakes first thing in the morning. But considering the amount of sugar in these breakfast favorites, don…

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Candy Flavored Cigarettes?

According to a new study from the Stanford School of Medicine, tobacco companies pumped up the advertising and lowered the price of menthol cigarettes in stores near California high schools with large…

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Sex, Power and Marketing Jell-O to Monkeys

Adam Smith, famed 18th century economist and author of The Wealth of Nations, asserted that the practice of exchanging goods and services for money was an exclusively human thing to do. ''Nobody ever…

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Giving Your Business Away? Become a Heartpreneur Pt 2

Can you live a divinely-inspired life, connect to your calling, be an entrepreneur, and still make money? That question has been buzzing in my head lately (see Part One in this series, "Do Well By …

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Do You Have an Emotional Bond with Brand Names?

Consumers are forming strong emotional bonds with brands to the point of suffering separation anxiety if they cannot purchase those brands. A study from the USC Marshall School of Business indi…

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Crafting A Career

Have you ever thought you could sell your art or crafts? If you have a creative hobby that you love, and friends and family are often telling you, "You could sell that!" - why not consider subsidi…

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95% Of Eco-Products Commit Greenwashing Sins

A report recently released by TerraChoice found that over 95 percent of "green" home and family products on the market today employ misleading labeling and advertising tactics. The study also foun…

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The Xtremely Odd Evolution of the Baby Carrot

If you were to ask the average American child what a carrot looks like, they would likely endeavor to describe something that more resembles a flame-colored finger: rounded at the edges and unifor…

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Pulling the Plug on Marketing Junk Food to Kids

When asked by my young son, I simply say something to the effect of, "The reason they put cute little cartoon characters on that box is because the product is made of garbage and they know no one woul…

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Return of the Gift: Holiday Consumer Frenzy Got You Down?

Last year we had a bit of a reprieve, due to the global economic meltdown. But countless bailouts later, we are wallet-deep into Christmas toy hysteria fueled by media and a base reptilian desire to h…

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