The numbers for August 21, 2013: Survey says!
We’ve got a new survey of the most — and least — respected brands, according to CoreBrand. The consulting firm has Coke and Pepsi tied for first. At the bottom of the list is Delta, along with Philip Morris, H&R Block and Denny’s. (Yahoo! Finance)
The age we start acting just like our parents, according to a survey by website Netmums.com. Don’t belive them? Check out their roundup of the 50 signs you are becoming your parents. (Daily Mail)
The average annual family health care premium rose 4 percent in 2013, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation’s annual survey. While that rate of growth greatly outpaces wage increases, it is modest compared to health care cost gains of the previous decade. (NYT)
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