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Millennials, you can win the holidays without going broke

Millennials, you can win the holidays without going broke

Finance
Plan now and avoid buyer's remorse. That's the advice from personal finance website Money Under 30, which found millennials are less price-sensitive and twice as likely as the general population not to know their credit scores. The site asked 612 adults, including 159 millennials, in April about their finances and what they thought about their own financial futures. Overall, the survey confirmed millennials lack much of the basic knowledge a person needs to have healthy financial life, says Yoni Dayan, senior editor at Money Under 30. ...
6 Ways Nutritionists Outsmart Overeating During the Holidays

6 Ways Nutritionists Outsmart Overeating During the Holidays

Health
The holidays may be the most wonderful time of the year—but with tempting treats at every turn, the weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year's Eve can also be the most challenging time of year to stay on track. It’s not surprising that the average American gains approximately one to two pounds in November and December. And while the number on the scale may only slightly change, most people never lose the extra holiday weight. Here’s how six registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) stay on track and help their clients avoid holiday-related weight gain. RELATED: Why You Seriously Don’t Need to Worry About All the Calories ...
How to Handle the Holidays When You Have Food Intolerances

How to Handle the Holidays When You Have Food Intolerances

Health
Like a growing number of people, I have food intolerances, or sensitivities. So I know firsthand that when you’re in this camp, enjoying Thanksgiving away from home can be very stressful. When I look back on the days when I could nibble on anything I desired (like my sister-in-law’s awesome pumpkin bread!) without repercussions, I realize how difficult it must be for someone who doesn’t struggle with food intolerances to understand. So try be patient with with your family and friends, and know that you can and will get through this mother of all food-fests. First, it’s important to note that food intoleranc...
Drew Barrymore pens heartfelt posts to daughters for the holidays

Drew Barrymore pens heartfelt posts to daughters for the holidays

Entertainment
Nov. 27 (UPI) --Drew Barrymore was feeling thankful for her daughters over the holiday weekend.The 42-year-old actress reflected on her love for 5-year-old Olive and 3-year-old Frankie on Sunday after celebrating Thanksgiving with her family."The love of my life. Olive. Sunday. Thanksgiving weekend," Barrymore captioned a photo with Olive. "I hope everyone had a safe and happy holiday. This is a very special time. And may it bring out the best in all of us. And all the spirit of family and loved ones.""I never knew I could love so much. I never knew I would be so lucky one day to be a mom," she added. "Thank you to all our many blessings for our family. And we wish them right back to yours."Barrymore also dedicated a post to "the other love of [her] life," Frankie."Side by side, holding ha...