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Home Security System: A Practical Way to Protect Your Home

Some people go to great lengths to protect their home from intruders. A recent example is the story of Graham Jaggar, an electrician in England, who had his home targeted by thieves ten times in just a two-month period. His solution? To put his electric skills to
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You Are What You Eat: NextAdvisor.com Survey Reveals Americans' Diet Food Habits

Successful dieting often comes down to the food that you have to eat. It's important to not only eat food that you enjoy, but also find food that's convenient to purchase and easy to prepare. Prepackaged diet foods are an option many people choose, and with so
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Amazon Studios Set to Start Producing Movies

Netflix isn't the only online video service producing original content anymore. Amazon has gotten on board, currently with seven original series of its own, including Golden Globe winner "Transparent" starring Jeffrey Tambor from "Arrested Development." With several other Amazon original shows to look forward to this year,
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Top 7 Cards for Less Than Perfect Credit

If you've hit a few bumps in the road when it comes to your credit history, you're not alone. It's pretty common to miss a payment or two, or make other credit-related mistakes. The good news is that no matter what your credit history, there is a
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3 Things You're Doing Wrong When You Date Online

Valentine’s Day is looming in the near future, igniting a familiar feeling of dread in the hearts of many. February often serves as an unwelcome reminder of the single status many maintain. With no avail in traditional dating, singles are running to their phones and computers in
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2014's Worst Passwords: How to Keep Yours Secure

Each year, SplashData releases a list of the top 25 most common passwords people use, and each year it is sad and somewhat shocking to realize just how unprotected so many of us are. This year's list was full of many repeats from years prior with "123456"
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Things to Consider Before You Get a Loan for Online College

Debt is somewhat unavoidable for those pursuing a college education, even online. In fact, nearly half of all students graduate from online degree programs with unmanageable debt, according to geteducated.com. While the financial burden may seem overwhelming at first, there are ways to tackle debt so that
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New Original Series Coming to Netflix in 2015

Good news for Netflix lovers! If you’re already hooked on Netflix’s original series, then you’ll be pleasantly surprised to hear that you can completely satisfy your binge-watching addiction this year. To start, your favorite corrupt power couple is back. You can catch up with Frank and Claire
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Testing Jenny Craig in the Real World: How Does the Diet Do?

Every year for the past five years, NextAdvisor.com has performed a blind taste test of our top-rated diet delivery services to determine which one has the best-tasting food. Although taste is certainly one of the most important components of a successful diet, there are other factors that
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Why You Should Clean Up Your Online Reputation

Internet searches have brought up some deeply disturbing results for even the most well-intentioned wanderers. Perhaps the most frightening prompt for us is simply entering our own name in that search bar. We've spent years building and perfecting our online presence, adding photos and frequent status updates
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