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Rent of Buy?

Q: Is it reasonable to buy a house if I plan to move within a few years? -- E.W., Flagstaff, Arizona
A: It's a risky move for several reasons. For starters, home values don't always go up over short periods. Your house might fall in value, and when you want to sell, you could end up owing more on your mortgage than the home is wo ... (full story)


Best way to fight climate change? Plant a trillion trees

Best way to fight climate change? Plant a trillion trees

WASHINGTON (AP) — The most effective way to fight global warming is to plant lots of trees, a study says. A trillion of them, maybe more.
And there's enough room, Swiss scientists say. Even with existing cities and farmland, there's enough space for new trees to cover 3.5 million square miles (9 million square kilometers), ... (full story)


Traveling school teaches Santas tricks of the trade

Traveling school teaches Santas tricks of the trade

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Behind the door of Meeting Room One at the Hyatt Place in Dublin, Santa shouts out commands to his class like a drill sergeant.
"Give me a ho!" he cried.
"Ho!" a dozen Santas and Mrs. Clauses, clad in reindeer-themed bowling shirts and Crocs covered in Christmas lights, responded.< ... (full story)


Channel stuffing

Channel Stuffing
Q: What does "stuffing the channel" mean? -- P.D., Mansfield, Ohio
A: If a company inflates its sales numbers by shipping more products than can be sold through its distribution channels, it's stuffing the channel.
Companies often record sales as soon as they ship products, so shipping goods ahea ... (full story)


Don't recall Apollo 11? Global festivities have you covered

Don't recall Apollo 11? Global festivities have you covered

You can run a race, hit a museum, shoot off a rocket or count down to the moment 50 years ago that Neil Armstrong first stepped foot on the moon.
There's no shortage of events and exhibits celebrating the historic moon landing. Museums, galleries, concert halls, movie theaters and towns with an Apollo 11 connection will be markin ... (full story)