Happy Friday! It’s time for our weekly link-round up, where we bring you the most interesting, useful, informative, or cool stuff we find on our travels across the Web. This week: An upswing in the economy, winning the lottery, and more!
> Is this the start of an economic upswing? Economists hope so, citing the new low of jobless claims this month.
> Tax season! It’s not as fun as the holiday season, but you don’t have to stress—free tax prep help might be available for you.
> Want to get a handle on your weight? Technology can help! Here’s a slideshow of some of the best weight-loss apps available for smart phones.
> Have you heard about the $450 million dollar Mega Millions jackpot? What are you going to spend your winnings on?
Sara Nelson is the Social Media Guru for Independence University, overseeing the university’s profiles on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and more. She is also a student in the Master in Business Administration (MBA) program, and enjoys spending time with her family, listening to good music, and eating freshly baked chocolate chip cookies.
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