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11 Key Considerations for Prize-Driven Diet Programs

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What you MUST ponder before partaking in a ‘dieting for dollars’ program Let’s face it, sometimes our love for food and beverages gets the best of us, widening our waistlines beyond that which is comfortable–or healthy. Since research has proven financial incentives and penalties (“carrots and sticks”) to be highly effective in motivating weight loss, many health-seekers are turning to ... Read More »

Helpful Lifestyle Hacks: 8 Great Product Picks

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Let’s face it, life can be frustrating. Luckily there are throngs of products on the market to help alleviate common annoyances and generally provide sound solutions for things you wish were better or just easier in some way, shape or form. I’ve assembled a few such items below—some tried and true gadget, beauty, style and health fixes and tricks that ... Read More »

Dale Earnhardt Jr. talks Daytona 500, NASCAR and more!

AKRON, Ohio, February 17, 2016 ––The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today announced NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr., 26-time NASCAR winner, will be the featured expert who chooses Goodyear tires on and off the track in a series of broadcast, digital and print ads. “We’ve already had a relationship due to the confidence that I have in Goodyear tires on ... Read More »

Dynamite Valentine’s Day Gifts Under $100

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Valentine’s Day has become big business, and is certainly a holiday that retailers love. In fact, last year it was reported that retail spending for this holiday would reach a record $18.9 billion. While on Valentine’s Day it’s fun to shower your special someone with gifts that showcase the extent of your adoration, there are plenty of great gift ideas ... Read More »

Enchantment Aboard the Spirit of New York Dinner Cruise

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Whether you’re a tourist seeking adventure in the Big Apple or are a long-standing resident of New York City celebrating a special occasion—or just looking for a fabulous night out, the Spirit of New York dinner cruise along the New York Harbor offers a truly memorable experience afloat. The frivolity starts the moment you arrive at Chelsea Pier and step ... Read More »

Worthy Health, Wellness & Personal Care Wares

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A fresh New Year is here and, with it, comes the annual ritual of revving up our personal care, health and wellness routines. In kind, I have compiled this list of worthy wares to assist the throngs who are collectively striving to look and feel great all year through, whether to bolster or refine their current regime or start one ... Read More »

PBR celebrates 10-year anniversary at Madison Square Garden Jan. 15-17 with the first of four 2016 PBR Majors

Tickets on sale now for Monster Energy Buck Off at the Garden With its much-anticipated annual event at Madison Square Garden, the PBR (Professional Bull Riders) celebrates 10 years of thrilling 8-second rides and high-flying wrecks at the world’s most famous arena on Jan. 15-17 with the Monster Energy Buck Off at the Garden, part of the 2016 PBR Built ... Read More »

Entrepreneurship Strategies for the Risk Averse

Courtesy of Ken Courtright

Given that a reported 9 out of 10 businesses fail, with “no market need,” “ran out of cash” and “got outcompeted” paramount among the reasons why, it begs the question: is there a better, more sure-fire way to realize entrepreneurial success–in the sports field or otherwise? Does any approach exist that can thwart the gut-wrenching 90% chance of failure and ... Read More »

Nobody asked me but… by Mickey Charles

The party’s over… Mickey Charles It’s time to call it a day!  Sinatra was right. The party’s over, it’s time to call it a season; They’ve burst your pretty balloon and taken the money away, with good reason. It’s time to wind up the masquerade, Just make your mind up, the piper must be paid. The party’s over, the bank ... Read More »