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  • How To Invest: Illustrated Using The Pepsi Stock Price

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    For someone knew to investing, the stock market can seem overwhelming. This article will highlight some tips on investing using the PepsiCo, Inc. and the Pepsi stock price as an example. PepsiCo belongs to the food a beverage industry with over 153,000 employees. The different divisions that the corporation has include Frito-Lay North America and Quaker Foods Company. It was founded in 1965 with the merger of Frito-Lay and Pepsi-Cola. It trades on the New York Stock Exchange with...

  • Solar Powered, Um...

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    Q: We caught an Earth Day fair downtown yesterday, lots of electric vehicles on display, many of them conversions (including a darling vintage VW Squareback Wagon) to electric. There were various booths offering sustainable this and recyclable that, and a lot of kids activities like making bird feeders from pine cones, seeds and peanut butter. And live music, mostly bands playing covers of much-loved 70s tunes. I liked it all. Near the band was a large solar panel, perhaps 8'x5', and an associated electronics package,...

  • I'm Sometimes Horrified To Find How Long That Half-bottl

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    Q: I have a tendency to buy "for a rainy day," so I sometimes end up with pkgs of things that should have been used long before. I've now taken to writing on the label the date I purchased (e.g., Bisquick, other dry mixes) or the day I opened (e.g., mayo, salad dressings) so I have some idea what I'm dealing with. I'm sometimes HORRIFIED to find how long that half-bottle of salad dressing has been sitting in the back of the fridge!!A:...

  • Cookware Recommendation..?

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    Q: My wife is wanting to replace our eclectic mix of cookware with something new. We'd given T-Fal some thought but then saw numerous postings about problems with the lids and with separations. We'd certainly welcome some recommendations..........!A: If you are serious about cooking, follow my mother's suggestion: buy the best and you'll never be disappointed. I love my Cuisinart utensils, but I am told that All Clad is as good or better. ...