How to make a budget skincare routine entirely from food

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Guys, I just scored the best vitamin C skincare product on the market—for under a dollar. Seriously. 79 cents! No, I did not get some too-cheap-to-be-true counterfeit online. (I’m insulted you would even ask.) I got it from the grocery store. It’s…an orange.

I know that sentence may fill you with rage—especially if you’ve spent upwards of $100 on vitamin C serums in the past (which, hi, I totally have, too) or you’ve been fed the lie that foods and supplements don’t help your skin. Allow me to gently break the news: You don’t have to spend a ton of money on good, clean skin care, and you can, in fact, eat your way to healthier skin with the right foods. I’ve been doing it for years. 

Before you scoff, you should know that I have tried all the skin care. And when I say all the skin care, I

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Edited Transcript of SBCF earnings conference call or presentation 29-Apr-20 2:00pm GMT

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Stuart Jun 17, 2020 (Thomson StreetEvents) — Edited Transcript of Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida earnings conference call or presentation Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 2:00:00pm GMT

* Charles M. Shaffer

* David D. Houdeshell

* Dennis S. Hudson

Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Research Division – Director of Research and Banks & Thrifts Analyst

* Stephen M. Moss

B. Riley FBR, Inc., Research Division – Analyst

Welcome to the Seacoast First Quarter Earnings Conference Call. My name is James, and I’ll be your operator for today’s call. (Operator Instructions)

Before we begin, however, I have been asked to direct your attention to the statement contained at the end of the press release regarding forward-looking statements. Seacoast will be discussing issues that constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Securities and Exchange Act, and their comments today are intended to be covered within the meaning of that act.

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Edited Transcript of FLXS.OQ earnings conference call or presentation 29-Apr-20 1:00pm GMT

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DUBUQUE Jun 16, 2020 (Thomson StreetEvents) — Edited Transcript of Flexsteel Industries Inc earnings conference call or presentation Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 1:00:00pm GMT

Flexsteel Industries, Inc. – CFO & COO

* Jerald K. Dittmer

Flexsteel Industries, Inc. – President, CEO & Director

Financial Profiles, Inc. – MD

Good morning, and welcome to the Flexsteel Industries’ Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2020 Earnings Conference Call. (Operator Instruction] Please note that today’s event is being recorded. At this time, I would like to turn the conference over to Donni Case, Investor Relations for Flexsteel Industries. Please go ahead.

Donni Case, Financial Profiles, Inc. – MD [2]

Thank you, and welcome to today’s call to discuss Flexsteel Industries’ Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2020 Financial Results. Our earnings release, which we issued after market closed yesterday, Tuesday, April 28, is available on the Investor Relations section of our website,, under News & … Read More

These Massage Therapists Worry About the Effects of COVID-19 on the Future of Their Industry

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While the pandemic has been difficult for many, for those who are in the business of touch, the pain of social distancing has cut a level deeper. Relying entirely on in-person, hands-on services, massage therapists saw their business wiped out entirely in the blink of an eye when social distancing became a nearly ubiquitous mandate.

While their business has been on ice, some massage therapists have already pivoted to new ventures, while others are holding the line until they can return to what they know best. Areefa Mohamed, a New York City-based massage therapist who has been practicing for 10 years now, relates all too well. She’s found herself completely out of work since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. “COVID-19 has affected me as a therapist because we are not physically able to help clients or to physically work. It’s a scary time and not being able to alleviate

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Edited Transcript of CUBE.N earnings conference call or presentation 8-May-20 3:00pm GMT

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Cleveland Jun 16, 2020 (Thomson StreetEvents) — Edited Transcript of CubeSmart earnings conference call or presentation Friday, May 8, 2020 at 3:00:00pm GMT

* Christopher P. Marr

* Timothy M. Martin

Evercore ISI Institutional Equities, Research Division – Senior MD & Senior Equity Research Analyst

KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division – MD and Senior Equity Research Analyst

Good day, everybody, and welcome to the CubeSmart First Quarter 2020 Earnings Call. (Operator Instructions) Please note, todays event is being recorded.

I would now like to turn the conference over to Mr. Josh Schutzer, Senior Director of Finance. Please proceed, sir.

Thank you, Eric. Hello, everyone, and welcome to CubeSmart’s First Quarter 2020 Earnings Call. Participants on today’s call include Chris Marr, President and Chief Executive Officer; and Tim Martin, Chief Financial Officer. Our prepared remarks will be followed by a Q&A session.

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Businesses You Can Start for Under $1,000

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If you’re trying to figure out how to start a business without a big infusion of cash from angel investors or your own savings, don’t despair. There are plenty of cheap businesses you can start that can turn into thriving enterprises.

In fact, you can get a business up and running for less than $1,000. If you’re looking to begin a business without a hefty investment, keep reading to find out how these entrepreneurs turned their business ideas into reality on shoestring budgets.

Last updated Oct. 18, 2019


  • Initial Investment: $3 a month

Blogging can be the best business to start with little money. Some bloggers actually launch their websites for $0.

Kelan and Brittany Kline started their blog, The Savvy Couple, in 2016 for less than $3 a month. “That cost covered our domain name and hosting at the time,” Kelan said. “From there, we grew our blog

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Aloe vera producers are being squeezed as people make DIY hand sanitizer

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Amidst the ongoing coronavirus crisis, Vicki Sherlock had a hard time finding hand sanitizer. 

She decided to make her own using rubbing alcohol, which she had in the cabinet, and aloe vera, a product that was alarmingly hard to find. 

“It’s DIY time,” Sherlock said as she browsed the internet for a bottle of aloe vera gel. The local Vitamin Shoppe sold out. Her neighborhood Target was out of stock. A nearby Walmart didn’t have any available for curbside pick up.

“I really didn’t think a basic bottle of aloe vera would be this difficult to locate,” Sherlock said. 

She’s among a wave of Americans seeking to make hand cleaners amidst a national shortage of select sanitary products. 

First, the pandemic created a scarcity of hand sanitizers at stores and online across the globe. Now, more people are resorting to the do-it-yourself method. And manufacturers of one of the key

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8 Ways To Earn Extra Income While Social Distancing

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April 22, 2020

By Andrea Woroch

More people than ever are feeling the pinch in their budget as the coronavirus threatens lives and our ability to earn a living. For many, however, now is the time to get creative and seek new opportunities to make money.

Even if you haven’t experienced any disruption in income, supplementing your income could help boost your emergency savings so you’re fully prepared for whatever lies ahead. Although social distancing and stay-at-home orders put a barrier on some earning opportunities, there are many things you can do right from home to make some extra cash.

Here are eight easy and safe ways to earn money, while maintaining social distances.

1. Enjoy canine companionship.

Whether you’re quarantined with your family, all alone, or just looking to get outside for a walk, a canine companion can reduce stress, add some excitement to the mix, and help you

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What It’s Like to Be an Advice Columnist During a Global Pandemic

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In the weeks before the coronavirus reshaped the lives of people around the world, Daniel M. Lavery, who writes the “Dear Prudence” advice column at Slate, received an unusual letter. The writer, in the course of asking for tips for dealing with a husband who kept leaving bits of toenail around the house, admitted to dealing with the problem by putting the toenail bits in his coffee cup.

By the time Lavery answered the question in April, the world had changed–and so had his thinking on the issue. As the increased closeness of shelter-in-place orders amplified existing frustrations, what might that marriage look like? “I think about this letter writer a lot,” Lavery says.

By now, as the world changes once again, questions that address the pandemic directly have been filling his inbox for months. There was the reader looking for adjudication in a dispute with a nurse friend who

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Online programs used for coronavirus-era school promise results. The claims are misleading

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This story about education software was produced by The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. Sign up for the Hechinger newsletter.

Coronavirus school closures in all 50 states sent educators and parents scrambling to find online learning resources to keep kids busy and productive at home. Website traffic to the homepage for IXL, a popular tool that lets students practice skills across five subjects through online quizzes, spiked in March. Same for Matific, which gives students math practice tailored to their skill level, and Edgenuity, which develops online courses.

All three of these companies try to hook prospective users with claims on their websites about their products’ effectiveness. Matific boasts that its game-based activities are “proven to help increase results by 34 percent.” IXL says its program is “proven effective” and research “has shown over and over that IXL produces real results.”

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