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Creating a Portfolio in Google Finance

To use Google Finance, you’ll need to create a Google account. This is a simple process that’s free and takes less than a minute. Once you have an account, you can create a portfolio and participate in Google Finance discussion groups.

To create a portfolio, you simply click on the Portfolios link at top of the Google Finance home page. Then click Create a Portfolio. As soon as you have created and named your portfolio, you can start adding stocks and mutual funds.

If you already have any Google account — like a Gmail address — just go to Google Finance, log into your account and then click Portfolios. You’ll go to a page entitled My Portfolios. Follow the instructions on the page to add stocks or funds to your portfolio.

Once you’ve entered the stocks or mutual funds you want in your portfolio, you can view it in several

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Creating a Personal Mission and Vision Statement

Setting goals and making resolutions; out with the old, in with the new—some of us get downright busy charting our ambitions for a fresh year. But have you thought about writing your own personal vision and mission statement? We asked Project Manager Coach Susanne Madsen how to create a powerful and sustainable mission and vision statement to take us into the New Year.

LiquidPlanner: What is a vision and mission statement?

Susanne: A vision and mission statement is a paragraph that encapsulates everything you would like to be, do, and have in your career.

It defines what success and excellence look like to you. It expresses your vision for where you want to be in the future and it reflects your values, goals, and purpose and how you want to operate.

Can you give an example of one?

Of course—here’s one:

“My vision is to be an honest, empathetic and

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Benefits, Creating a Routine, In Kids, and More

Personal hygiene is how you care for your body. This practice includes bathing, washing your hands, brushing your teeth, and more.

Every day, you come into contact with millions of outside germs and viruses. They can linger on your body, and in some cases, they may make you sick. Personal hygiene practices can help you and the people around you prevent illnesses. They can also help you feel good about your appearance.

Learn more about why hygiene is so important, the best ways to practice it, and how you can change your habits to make yourself feel and look better.

Each person’s idea of personal hygiene differs. These main categories are a useful place to start for building good hygiene habits:

Toilet hygiene

Wash your hands after you use the restroom. Scrub with soap for 20 to 30 seconds, and be sure to clean between your fingers, on the back

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