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 Even with all that big data around, retailers are still struggling to figure out where people are more likely to want size 2 sweats, and where they want size 12 sweaters. Here's what can help: http://slalom.ws/13TACBG
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Americans aren't necessarily buying new cars for the gas savings, but it's a nice perk. http://nbcnews.to/1puG17U
Rising gas prices got you down? Maybe you should buy a new car.The average fuel efficiency of American vehicles has risen significantly over the past seven y...
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Why we spend less on Dad for Father's Day than we spend on Mom for Mother's Day http://on.today.com/1oQMhGF
Call it the gift gap. Americans are expected to spend about $7.4 billion less on gifts and goodies for dads this Father’s Day than they...
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The complex story behind the rise in stay-at-home dads http://on.today.com/1hm4RHy
More dads are staying at home full time with their kids than in decades past, but a new report finds that many of them are doing so...
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Dads, have you turned down an opportunity for career advancement for family reasons? I want to hear from you for an upcoming story - click on the link to share your experience. http://on.today.com/SLCB6g
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Are millennials all that different from generations before them? http://on.today.com/1jiRTu6
As the latest crop of millennials collect their diplomas and head into the workforce, they’ll be facing a host of stereotypes: That they...
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Hmmm... I guess not. I am lazy, entitled and getting old.
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They don't callit work/life conflict for nothing. http://on.today.com/1nBQxaV
They don’t call it work-life conflict for nothing. A new study finds that nearly three in 10 working parents fear that they could get...
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Men's thoughts on paternity leave - it's complicated. http://on.today.com/1oDb96l
Most dads think a man should get respect for taking a few days off after his child is born. Many also think the operative phrase there...
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Think cash is dead? Think again. 
Americans still like their bills and coins. Consumers are using cash more frequently than any other type of payment, a new report shows,...
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Because only an idiot would trust this government with a completely electronic monetary system.
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Some military leaders are arguing for more pre-K education and better food in schools - for national security reasons. http://nbcnews.to/1vjTAvm
Want to improve national security without spending billions on a new weapons system? Slim down America’s kids and teach them to read, some retired generals s...
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Young households with student loan debt are much worse off financially in other ways as well. http://nbcnews.to/1lzAEDC
Younger Americans who are still paying off student loans have a lot less money — and a lot more overall debt — than those who don’t have any student loans, a...
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journalist, writer, storyteller
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    senior writer, editor and storyteller, present
  • NBC News, CNBC and TODAY
    senior writer, 2006 - 2014
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Former journalist for NBC News, CNBC and TODAY Digital. 
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    medill school of journalism
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