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Will the fitness industry see the usual New Year's bump?

Jan 1, 2021
People are "ready willing and able to work out," a personal trainer says. Makers of at-home exercise gear expect growth to continue.
People take a fitness class in socially distanced workout pods at a Redondo Beach, California, gym in June.
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New Year will bring new minimum wage in some states

Dec 31, 2015
More than a dozen states and several cities boost pay for minimum wage workers.

Actuality’s Holiday Extravaganza!

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Dec 18, 2015
Quartz and Marketplace get into the holidays and looks back at 2015.
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New Year's resolutions boost gym memberships

Jan 2, 2013
Health club business soars in January as dieters sign up to make good on their New Year’s resolutions. But most don’t keep up their reps.

New Year's resolutions for Congress

Jan 1, 2013
We asked New Yorkers what resolutions they think members of Congress should make for 2013.

What are your financial New Year's resolutions?

Jan 1, 2013
Saving more? Not buying your daily latte? Big or small, we want to know your financial New Year's resolutions.

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Saving the lion's share

Jan 27, 2012
Lion dancers from the East Wind martial arts school say they plan to sock their New Year money away, rather than spend it.
Lion dancers from the East Wind martial arts school
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A Vietnamese New Year

Jan 27, 2012
Lunar New Year isn't just a Chinese celebration -- how a Vietnamese-American family marks the season.