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4 Things to Look for in the Frozen Food Section

Health
When I go grocery shopping with my clients, many assume that we’re going to skip the frozen food section altogether. The truth is, while I’m a huge advocate for eating more fresh fare and fewer packaged products, there are some hidden gems in the freezer section that are worth a spot in your cart—especially if you need time-saving shortcuts to help you eat more healthfully (you know, those nights where you need to make something quick or you’re ordering takeout!). Here are my top four picks, plus good-for-you ways to enjoy them.ProduceYou may be surprised to learn that frozen fruits and veggies may actually be more nutritious than their fresh counterparts. That’s because the second produce is har...
Five big things that have made Apple

Five big things that have made Apple

Business
Media playback is unsupported on your device It's been called the most successful company in history.And it's just become the world's first public company to be worth $ 1 trillion (£767bn).So how's it done it?Here's a quick look at five of the biggest things that have helped make Apple the gigantic success story it is today.1. Steve Jobs - a brand unto himselfAs the co-founder of one of the world's most successful companies, his is one of the most recognised names in the world of tech. He put Apple at the forefront of the personal computing revolution, and was behind a suite of revolutionary, highly desirable products - from the iPod to the iPad. But he was also recognised as one of the modern world's first auteur chief executives - and ...
6 Things You Should NEVER Buy at a Grocery Store

6 Things You Should NEVER Buy at a Grocery Store

Health
There’s a right way to do your grocery shopping — and, almost by definition, a wrong way. In search of higher profits, supermarkets try to woo you with products that are more convenient, but also more expensive. These products include ready-made items that can be prepared much more cheaply at home, produce you’d be better off buying in its simplest form, and non-food items that are significantly less expensive at other retailers.I asked a couple of budget-minded bloggers to help me identify which supermarket offerings can blow your food budget — and then I ran the numbers myself. (To avoid having the results skewed by the high grocery prices in New York City, where most of MONEY’s staff lives, I used pricing from a Kroger supermarket in Mount Pleasant, Mich.)Here are the items to avoid.Pre
Here are two things investors should do during market volatility

Here are two things investors should do during market volatility

Finance
Though stocks have had a bumpy ride this week, most financial professionals will advise you to leave your long-term investments alone.Yet there are certain circumstances in which you might want to act.Consider what happened this week: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 724.42 points, or 2.9 percent, to end at 23,957.89 on Thursday, its biggest decline since Feb. 8. The S&P 500 dropped to 2,643.69 following a 2.5 percent decline.The sharp drops came as President Donald Trump unveiled plans to impose new tariffs on up to $ 60 billion in Chinese imports.In addition, news of the Facebook data leak has sent the company's market value down more than $ 50 billion this week and also had an impact on technology stocks.What's more, the Federal Reserve's decision to raise rates this week may h...