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What Is the Best Way to Get out of Debt?

According to the University of Illinois’ Consumer and Family Economics educator Pat Hildebrand, paying the minimum payment for $2,500 of credit card debt with 21 percent interest will cost you nearly $15,000 and take 63 years to pay off. However, with so many debt consolidation loans and debt repair services out there, it can be a real challenge to figure out what the best way to get out of debt may be. This snowball method offers fast results and works on the same principles the debt repair services use, minus the big start-up fees.

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How Much Do Surrogate Mothers Get Paid?

Agreeing to become a surrogate mother means giving up approximately 10 months of your life to become pregnant, go through gestation, labor and delivery, and then give the baby to others who will become his parents. It is a life-changing experience for which the surrogate is compensated. Fees vary for different agencies, but in general all expenses for the pregnancy are paid, as well as a fee to the surrogate mother. Becoming a Surrogate

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Safe Sleeping for Children

Sleep is vital for the good health of your child, but safe sleeping practices are a must if she is going to get a good night’s sleep. This is especially true for infants. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) has been linked to unsafe sleeping environments, according to the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Toddlers, preschoolers and even older children can also be affected by poor sleeping habits.