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Back to School

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  • Back to school for your money: risk

    Benjamin Franklin said, "An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." Unfortunately, all of the education in the world cannot help you avoid a truism of money management: No matter what you do, there is some element of risk involved. That's why...
  • Getting Up After Failing Is Life-Changing

    Getting Up After Failing Is Life-Changing
    The most important day of my life was the day my legs could no longer support my own body weight. The lens that I saw my world through shattered. No longer was I an energetic, fully able young adult. Instead, I was 22, my muscles deteriorating rapidly...
  • Broadway Box Office: A Mild Labor Day Slump as 'Play' Hits Top 10

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The week after Labor Day is always a tough one on Broadway. But although this year did see some sales slippage, the falloff looks a lot less dire than it would have five or 10 years ago, as seven shows topped the $1 million...
  • From the editor: Meet Capital Style's new editor

    From the editor: Meet Capital Style's new editor
    Isn’t it funny? It doesn’t matter how many years removed we are from student life, there’s something about September that just puts us right smack into “back to school” mode. I still get excited when the big box stores roll...
  • Treatments and self-care steps can help ease discomfort caused by eczema

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 10-year-old daughter has very dry skin, and it seems to get worse when school starts. She develops red, itchy patches on her arms and lower legs. They usually fade away after a while, but they really bother her. What could be the...
  • YMCA says overscheduling students can be unhealthy

    It's back-to-school time! Meet Jane Doe*, a well-rounded high school junior who volunteers at the Y. Consistently named to the honor roll, Jane is preparing to apply to college next year. She plays on the varsity lacrosse team, and just landed a small...
  • Back to school for your money: life insurance

    It's the second week of the Jill on Money "Back to School for your Money" mini-course and since it is also National Life Insurance Awareness Month, let's tackle the complicated topic of life insurance. According to the industry research group LIMRA, 95...
  • Children's charity serving James City receives $10,000 Rite Aide grant

    Children's charity serving James City receives $10,000 Rite Aide grant
    NEW KENT — A New Kent children's charity that also serves clients in western James City County has been awarded a $10,000 national grant. Matthew's Haven, a nonprofit that supplies children with food, school supplies, and clothing was presented...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for Sept. 13: Put baby in a corner; Pledge of Allegiance; Camp Peary

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for Sept. 13: Put baby in a corner; Pledge of Allegiance; Camp Peary
    Put baby in a corner "Why is it a couple can't go out to a nice relaxing, elegant dinner without some inconsiderate people plopping down their screaming baby or toddlers next to them? I have had it with paying for what should be a nice dinner, often...
  • August retail sales climb 0.6%, boosted by back-to-school shopping

    American consumers opened their wallets for back-to-school shopping in August, boosting retail sales as gas prices fell and the job market improved. U.S. retail sales jumped 0.6% last month from the month before, the Commerce Department said Friday....
  • Back to the busy days, changes and new adventures await

    It's back to school time again. For many families, this is just the first year of many more to come. For some, it's the first day in a new school, in a new grade, with new rules but also with the promise of new friends. For others, it is the culmination...
  • Summer retail sales rise but spending may not hold up through holidays

    Summer retail sales rise but spending may not hold up through holidays
    As back-to-school sales blur into Christmas layaway promotions, consumers are spending again — but some economists warn that the splurging may be fleeting. Americans opened their wallets in August after falling gas prices and an improving job...