Great Things Worth Knowing About Plus Size Styling

Buying the right clothes for your curvy figure can be tricky. After all, most of the regular brands don’t have enough sizes and there are very few that specialize in plus size clothing. In this post, we will talk about styling and fashion with regards to plus sizes. These are the things you need to know, regardless of the size you wear! The Basics: 1. First things first, don’t wear black because it makes you look thinner. While the concept itself isn’t bad, it’s passé and doesn’t make much sense anymore. Instead, look for colors that really flatter you and are trending everywhere, including pastels, pinks and even stripes. 2. Don’t wear loose or ill-fitting undergarments. Look for a size that fits you, and if required, go to a good store and ask their sales staff to help you. There are so many different kinds of bras and panties that

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Hot Business Trends for 2004… And Beyond: Maybe One Will Turn Into a Creative Business Idea for Yo

I always look forward to the December issue of Entrepreneur magazine. That’s the issue that features the publisher’s annual pick of hot businesses, markets, and trends for smart entrepreneurs – or those who aspire to be. Some of the high tech businesses cited like mobile gaming or online learning tend to require six and seven figure start up costs. This can seem daunting (although not impossible) for the person just venturing into self-employment. So I’ve decided to focus on the markets, trends, and businesses that speak to someone operating on a somewhat more limited budget. Let’s start with hot markets: HOT MARKET: Middle-Aged Women Since I’ve recently entered my last year in my 40s, I thought it only appropriate to start with this group (although like most boomers, I still have a hard time thinking of myself as anything close to “middle aged”). Not surprisingly, products and services for women

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5 Things to Consider While Selecting a Financial Planner

Unlike someone calling himself a CPA or a physician, just about anyone can call himself a “financial planner” or a “financial advisor” regardless of their educational background and professional experience. Moreover, not all of them are unbiased in their advice and not all of them always act in their clients’ best interests. To ensure your financial planner is well-qualified in personal finances and impartial in his advice, consider the following five things: 1. Planning Credentials: Having a highly-regarded credential in financial planning, such as Certified Financial Planner (CFP) or Personal Financial Specialist (PFS), confirms that the professional you intend to work with has acquired the education and experience necessary to serve as a financial planner. CFP and PFS credentials are awarded to only those individuals who have met the certification requirements of education and experience in planning for personal finances. In addition, they have to pass the certification examinations and

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10 Reasons Why People Travel

When people decide to leave the comforts of their home and venture to other locations there is usually a reason behind it. Whether the cause to travel was a last minute whimsy or had an actual purpose, it makes one think about all of the reasons why people travel. Reflect on the last time you left your location and ventured to another one. Did it have a purpose behind it? Let’s look and see if your motive to travel matched any of the one’s listed below. These are not listed in any particular order. 1. Romance- There are thousands of people who are involved in long distance relationships. At some point though, they need to see each other. For the sake of love, people will travel for hours to spend as much time as they can with the love of their life. 2. Relaxation- All work and no play is

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