This Washington study might make you think twice about your makeup choices –

Washington tested 50 cosmetic products in a lab, which found heavy metals in some powder foundations and lipstick.

SEATTLE — The Washington state Department of Ecology found high levels of toxic chemicals in some common beauty products as part of a study published this month.

It came as state lawmakers are considering a new bill that would ban cancer-causing chemicals in those products sold in Washington. House Bill…….

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Splashy murals aren’t the only Instagram-worthy masterpieces in Denver these days. Across the Front Range, nail art is flourishing as a creative statement—and for that, we largely have Rachael Waggoner, owner of Lakewood salon the Beau…….


‘Braffing’ on a budget | Lifestyle – Jamaica Gleaner

With over two months since the reopening of the entertainment sector and the ease of travel restrictions since the pandemic, many are looking to compensate for the time spent in lockdown by living it up. But with the cost of living increasing rapidly, executive financial adviser Tiffany Lawson weighs in on how to ‘braff’ (enjoy yourself) on a budget, with balance being the key.

“I’ve seen so many people work their entire lives and save all this money, only to have …….


How much do I really need to retire? Fidelity wants you to save 10 times your income by age 67. But here are 3 reasons why that could be dead wrong – Yahoo Finance

How much do I really need to retire? Fidelity wants you to save 10 times your income by age 67. But here are 3 reasons why that could be dead wrong

Everybody craves a benchmark. They give us guidance, a target, an easily understood standard. So it’s little wonder that one of the most popular financial Google searches is some variation of this question: How much money will I need in retirement?

For many people, retirement is simultaneously a bonanza of free time, full of travel, …….

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Leaving academia and becoming an online entrepreneur … –

Anna Pineda runs an education business that helps scientists to be more productive and to improve their writing skills.Credit: Pilar Pineda

Today is the end of the financial quarter, and I’m at my home office processing invoices for my accountant. In a few weeks, I’ll hear how much value-added tax I need to pay for my business activities.

Five years ago, I had no idea about any of this. I was a postdoctoral researche…….


Upwork reveals its most in-demand tech skills for freelancers in 2023 –

Development skills top this year’s most-wanted tech skills list according to the latest data from freelancing platform Upwork.

Full stack development is number one on a list of top 10 tech skills that employers will be looking for this year, according to Upwork.

The online platform is a global marketplace for freelancers and companies looking to employ them.

California-headquartered Upwork sourced the data it used to compile its 2023 skills …….

Stock market

Elon Musk Cautions Fed On Further Interest Rate Hikes: ‘Quite A Serious Danger’ Of Crushing Stock Market – Yahoo Finance

Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk raised concerns about the Federal Reserve increasing the interest rate by saying it could crush the stock market.

During Tesla’s fourth-quarter earnings call last week, Musk said he’s worried that rates will soon exceed the average return of the S&P 500 if the Fed pushes interest rates past 6%, reports the Business Insider.

“I think the Fed needs to be very cautious about having a Fed rate that potentially exceeds 6%,” BI quoted him saying during the …….


South Korea to deploy cryptocurrency tracking system in 2023 – Cointelegraph

The Ministry of Justice in South Korea announced plans to introduce a crypto-tracking system to counter money laundering initiatives and recover funds linked to criminal activities.

The “Virtual Currency Tracking System” will be used to monitor transaction history, extract information related to transactions and check the source of funds before and after remittance, according to local media outlet khgames.

The South Korean Ministry of Justice will introduce…….


Your Investment Lost Money Last Year. So Why the Big Tax Bill? – The New York Times

Tax-sheltered accounts don’t replace these social jewels. But if you work for a living, or have done so, and want to live reasonably well in the current world, you will want to explore the head-spinning range of tax-sheltered accounts.

Their unfortunate names are often borrowed from the I.R.S. tax code: 401(k), 403(b) and 457 workplace savings accounts, and 529 college savings accounts. Sometimes, they are mainly known by abbrevi…….

Personal finances

To Talk About Money, Hold the Judgment – The New York Times

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Since I graduated from college about two years ago, I have become something of a personal finance nerd. I’ve figured out a strategy for saving for retirement, contributed to an emergency fund, researched different health insurance options and started filling out a spreadsheet that tracks how much I save…….