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Royal Caribbean's CEO reveals how the world's biggest cruise line got travelers to spend more money — and doubled its earnings

Royal Caribbean has made the world's largest cruise ship — again.<p>The 228,081-ton Symphony of the Seas is not much heavier than the last ship to hold that title, Royal Caribbean's 226,963-ton Harmony of the Seas, but it illustrates one of the company's core philosophies: bigger is better.<p>You might …

Royal Caribbean

Maximize Your Savings At The Grocery Store

I love food and I enjoy cooking, but that means my trips to the grocery store can be really draining on my wallet. And it turns out I'm not alone. In …

Personal Finance

How to Improve Your Credit Score - Ways to Boost Your Credit Score

<b>1. Set up automatic bill pay reminders.</b><p>If you're not paying your bills on time, you're hurting your credit score. A late payment is never good, but …

Personal Finance

4 Ways to Get Free College Textbooks

College can be a shock to the senses for many students. It can also be a shock to the wallet. Students can easily drop $200 on a single textbook – …

Parents Get Crib Sheets For Talking With Kids About Drinking

Parents often dread talking to tweens and teens about alcohol. So the government is here to help. Really.<p>The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration launched a campaign today that aims to get parents talking with their children about alcohol as early as age 9.<p>Age 9? Eek!<p>That early …

NTSB recommends lowering blood alcohol level that constitutes drunken driving

WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board voted to recommend to states that they lower the blood-alcohol content that constitutes drunken driving.<p>Currently, all 50 states have set a BAC level of .08, reflecting the percentage of alcohol, by volume, in the blood. If a driver is found to …

Sexism must be treated like racism, top officer says

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon's sexual assault crisis will be solved only when troops treat sexist remarks with the same disdain as racial slurs, the officer in charge of preventing the crime told USA TODAY Tuesday.<p>Sexism and harassment in the military have created a "permissive environment" in which …

If women don't want to be raped they shouldn't drink too much, says Hong Kong official

Hong Kong's security minister came under fire today for saying that women should "not drink too much" if they wanted to avoid being raped.<p>Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok was presenting figures on crime in the city for the first quarter, which showed that rape cases soared 60 percent, when he …

Hong Kong

U.S. Should Lower DUI Blood-Alcohol Threshold To 0.05 Percent, Transportation Safety Board Says

All states now have a 0.08 percent legal limit, but the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board says you're drunk at 0.05 percent blood-alcohol content.<p>The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is recommending a new, lower limit for what's considered driving drunk. The board, which has no …