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How to get value out of an unwanted gift card

Americans spend as much as $130 billion on gift cards each year, and about $1 billion of that goes unused. Is there a gift card languishing in your drawer that contributed to this statistic? It doesn't have to be that way. "Just as consumers wouldn't leave a check uncashed, they don't have to leave …

Personal Finance

5 New Facebook Ad Types You Should Be Using (But Probably Aren’t)

If you’re still <i>boosting</i> Facebook posts, you’re doing it wrong.It’s not that those are terrible.It’s just that there are so many other better options …

Marketing

The Real Issues You Won't Hear from the 2016 Presidential Candidates This Election Year

We now have less than one year until the 2016 presidential election.<p>Despite the dire state of our nation, however, you can rest assured that none of the problems that continue to undermine our freedoms will be addressed in any credible way by the presidential candidates--certainly not if doing so …

USA TODAY

Apps that Go Beyond News<p>The USA TODAY app allows you to be completely immersed in the news with award-winning storytelling and photography, rich-media videos, full 360-degree experiences and virtual reality.<p>Now you can get the same great content, with zero interruptions. Download now and start a …

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Mixology and the Maker Movement

Recently, I’ve been fascinated with the various crossovers within the Maker Movement and different areas of everyday life. Can you be a “Maker” if you are an artist, a chef, or designer?<p>I wanted to learn more, especially in the bartending and culinary world. I decided to ask a mixologist and good …

22 of the Best Email Marketing Tools for Small Businesses

Social media – the undisputed king in the marketing domain… And then there’s email. Think of it as a grandparent to social media marketing. Don’t be …

Marketing

29 Recipes Every Millennial Should Know

You’re in the real world now. That means it’s time to cook like the young professional you are. If you’re clueless and without any cookbooks, have no fear. Cooking is easier than you think, and you can whip up some gourmet meals in no time. Spoon University is here to help with easy recipes that’ll …

These 2-Ingredient Ice Cream Recipes Are So Simple. No Machine, No Churning Required.

The only downfall to ice cream is that it is ridiculously high in sugar, fat and everything else we're supposed to be staying away from. But it's also insanely delicious, super refreshing on a hot day, and pretty much the best dessert option around. That's why it's time to fully embrace the banana …

A better way to diagnose and treat cancer

When actor Michael Douglas was diagnosed with throat cancer in 2010, he went through seven weeks of radiation and chemotherapy — “the seven circles of hell,” as he described it, a period marked by an inability to swallow, gum pain, loss of taste, dental pain.<p>Had he been diagnosed just a year later, …

Cancer

21 Delicious Recipes To Make With Overripe Bananas

An overripe banana is a blessing, not a curse.<p>Of all the produce that can go bad in the kitchen, the banana is the only one to get excited about. Overripe strawberries and peaches are destined for the compost bin, but overripe bananas provide you with the possibility of many great recipes. They’re …

3 Easy Marketing Tasks That Will Boost Customer Retention

Ever have those days when social media ends up at the bottom of your to-do list? We’ve all been there. Here are three easy to implement social media …

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Hospitals In States That Won't Expand Medicaid Left With More Unpaid Bills

States that refuse to accept Obamacare's Medicaid expansion aren't just leaving behind poor residents, they're also hurting hospitals' bottom lines.<p>Because the Affordable Care Act cut the number of people with no health insurance this year, hospitals across the country will see $5.7 billion less in …

The 19 Coolest Things To Do With A Basement (PHOTOS)

It's hard to see past the limitations of a basement. The space is often dark, damp and unfinished. But a few talented designers were able to see the potential. If we ever won the lottery, we might try one of these really awesome ideas.<p>All photos via Houzz.com.<p><b>Create A Giant Playhouse</b><p>Midcentury Kids …

Meet Facebook's new privacy mascot

Facebook users are due for a digital checkup, and a friendly blue dinosaur is here to help.<p>The social network unveiled a new feature this week that allows users to do a "privacy checkup," ensuring that they know how their personal information is being shared on the site.<p>Guided by a blue dinosaur …

Bell: Browns must keep Johnny Manziel out of harm's way

DETROIT – Johnny Manziel was all smiles when Kyle Shanahan stopped by his stall in the visitor's locker room at Ford Field on Saturday night for a quick chat.<p>That Manziel still had a bounce in his step as he headed to the buses was a good sign, too.<p>Manziel made his NFL preseason debut against a …