3 most common mistakes new college grads make with their money

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Racking up credit card debt Having credit card debt is never a good thing, but falling into the rabbit hole just as you begin your professional life can have lasting consequences. “Of course, that can hurt you down the road,” she said. “It can hurt your credit score because you may want to buy a house or buy another car, or something like that, and that can hurt … if you’re not good about making those payments.” Young people often find themselves in credit card debt when they’re trying to…

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Melbourne Knowledge Week to host the world’s best thinkers

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Melbourne Knowledge Week 2017 will bring many of the best thinkers in Melbourne and around the world together to lead conversations with Melburnians that will help shape the way the city evolves. ​Launching the program today, Lord Mayor Robert Doyle said it will focus on how Melbourne will continue to grow and lead the world in the areas that make Melbourne great: food, sport, health, urban design, technology and business. “We are bringing people together to drive conversation about how Melbourne is designing spaces, supporting industry and continuing to foster…

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Dump the sugar

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Wyndham residents are being encouraged to put themselves to the test and see if they can replace sugary drinks with water for 30 days. Wyndham City has teamed up with health promotion foundation VicHealth to encourage local residents to sign up for the H30 Challenge to improve their health. Wyndham City Councillor Mia Shaw leads the Family Friendly City Portfolio, which is responsible for supporting community health. Cr Shaw said Wyndham City was one of 18 Victorian Councils to sign up to the H30 Challenge. “By taking on the H30…

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Wyndham Art Prize Draws Record Number Of Entries

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A record number of artists have entered the prestigious 2017 Wyndham Art Prize for the chance to win $18,000 in prizes. More than 130 artists have submitted artworks for the major exhibition, with 89 artists have been selected. Their artworks include small and large sculptures, videos, photography, drawings, paintings, animations and inventive two dimensional pieces. Wyndham City’s Arts, Culture and Heritage Portfolio Holder, Cr Tony Hooper, said the annual art prize had continued to attract some of the best artists from all around Australia. “The Wyndham Art Prize has become…

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Don’t Forget To Register Your Pet!

With the deadline for registration fast approaching, Wyndham residents are being reminded to protect their beloved dogs or cats by registering them with Wyndham City. Pets must have their registrations renewed by Monday 10th April, 2017, to ensure they are returned home safely if they ever go missing. Wyndham City’s Environment and Sustainability Portfolio Holder, Cr Heather Marcus, said it was also important to let Council know if you had recently moved house. “There are over 20,000 dogs and 6,000 cats registered in Wyndham, making it easier for Council to…

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7 Surprising Foods to Combat Colds

Runny nose, congestion, sore throat, sneezing. Yep, sounds like it could be a cold. While cold symptoms vary (and can also include headaches and fever), all colds are respiratory infections caused by more than 200 possible viruses. With so many viruses waiting to take hold, another way of thinking of it is that a cold is caused by a weak immune system that allows the virus to set in. “There’s no magic superfood for combatting the common cold. However, there are numerous foods and nutrients that can play helpful roles…

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The Hottest Hairstyle at Fashion Week Is Not on the Runways

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For a few seasons now, the messy, too-cool-(or busy)-to-get-a-blowout topknot has been the go-to updo for the hip girls — off-duty models and editors — especially during fashion week when shampooing regularly isn’t an option. But this New York Fashion Week, a new iteration of the seasons-old topknot has surfaced and offers yet another way to get your hair out of your face, create a semblance of an updo and avoid washing your hair. It’s basically a half-up, half-down version of the go-to style. This demi-twist actually seems a bit…

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What does a great lifestyle mean to you

Many factors contribute to your health. Some things, like genetic predisposition to diseases and age, are beyond your control, but many lifestyle choices can have a profound impact on your wellness. Take control of your health by creating habits and making choices that will improve your physical and emotional well-being. Always talk with your doctor before making changes to your diet or starting an exercise program. Be Active Daily physical activity can greatly improve your quality of life and lifespan — but according to the American Heart Association, 70 percent…

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How To Use ‘The Essentials’ Make-up Tutorial with Wendy Rowe | Burberry Beauty

Introducing The Essentials: an effortless beauty collection designed around our core make-up philosophy – prime, contour and highlight. Watch Burberry make-up artistic consultant Wendy Rowe share her runway-inspired tips and how-to techniques for creating a glowing complexion, contoured features with subtle, flattering highlights and the perfect easy-to-wear nude lip.

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The Definitive Guide To Marketing Your Business On Instagram

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  I never really used Instagram, but once I learned that it has over 100 million users, I had no choice but to start using it. “Why?” you may ask. Well, not only can you leverage it to promote your personal brand, but you can use it to promote your business as well. When I first started using it, within the first few days my account climbed to one hundred followers, but then it slowly stopped growing. I was still gaining a few followers a day, but it wasn’t significant…

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