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2012-03-15 23:23:34

A new national study suggests that adults who receive an inheritance save only about half of what they receive, while spending, donating or losing the rest.

2012-03-15 23:01:42

Ever wondered what other people do with their inheritance?

Freshman 15 A Myth: Study
2011-11-02 05:45:16

The belief that college freshmen gain an average of 15 pounds during their first year of school is untrue, according to a new study by researchers at the Ohio State University.

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2009-08-11 09:52:10

The use of food stamps is associated with weight gain in women, but U.S. researchers say they don't know exactly why.

2009-08-10 12:10:00

The U.S. Food Stamp Program may help contribute to obesity among its users, according to a new nationwide study that followed participants for 14 years.

2006-01-19 13:20:00

Staying married has its benefits, especially financial, as a new U.S.-wide study shows the wealth of a married person is almost double that of somebody who is single.

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2005-07-21 10:50:00

Overweight people who trim down substantially may improve both their health and their wealth, if new research is correct.

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2005-07-06 16:45:00

Overweight Americans who lose a lot of weight also tend to build more wealth as they drop the pounds, according to new research. The study found that the link between weight loss and wealth gains was particularly strong among white women. Black women and white men also gained.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.