GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Mention sturgeon to a Floridian these days, and they might flinch. The armor-plated fish have made news this summer by body-checking boaters, but the animals might soon develop a new reputation — as cash cows.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Believing in yourself may be good for the soul, but it can also be good for the bank account, according to a new University of Florida study that finds self-confidence can translate into earning hundreds of thousands of dollars more over a lifetime.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — There is no free lunch in company giveaways of sandwiches, airline flights, hotel stays and other goodies. That’s because there is a significant risk that the so-called “future rewards” will diminish in value when claimed — or the business might not last long enough to hand out the goodies, a new University of Florida study finds.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Pessimism about the housing downturn and rising gas prices balanced by optimism about a strong stock market caused consumer confidence in Florida to remain steady in April at 86 after falling six points in March, a new University of Florida study finds.