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Start Your Own Candy Wrapper Business

I recently attended a wedding, and on every single table, there were chocolate kisses and miniature candy bars. Each of the candies were wrapped with personalized messages with the bride and groom’s names and the wedding date.  Such a simple idea, with such huge possibilities. I came home and did some quick research and found out that the candy wrapper business is booming, because not many people are in the business, and so many people find the products irresistible. But the candy wrapper business isn’t limited to just weddings. I’ve …

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Decades ago, my aunt was a mystery shopper. I remember her having to buy pizzas, magazines, and medicine. I’d long-since forgotten about it, until someone recently told me that that’s how she’s been able to sock away some money each month (she’s saving it for Christmas).


My best friend’s niece recently moved into town. Her husband is a nurse, and I was surprised at how much money they seemed to have. With three kids, the family is still able to afford a nice condo, two new cars, nice clothes, and two vacations a year. I asked

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If you are –or have ever wanted to be– a freelance writer, there are a thousands of websites that hire people to write articles for them. I found a site yesterday that is looking for talented writers to write about

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Screened as part of the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival, “The Business of Being Born” is a documentary from producers Abby Epstein and Ricki Lake (yes that Ricki Lake).   The film probes the world of American obstetrics and childbirth, following several New York couples who have decided to have their babies on their own terms.   Epstein and Lake present the question: Should most births should be viewed as a natural life process, or should every delivery be treated as a potential medical emergency?
“The Business of Being Born” is available at Netflix.  …

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Chances are,  you’ve heard of Ipsos.  They’re a well-respected, well-known polling company.   Listen to a national news broadcast, and the anchor might just cite a poll by Ipsos.   Ipsos doesn’t just do political or news polls, though.