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This guide offers tips and resources for a few real life scenarios where simple research maneuvers can make your life better.

Research for Life

Information is powerful. It can persuade us to purchase goods, influence us to act, or vote in a certain manner. Every day we are bombarded with information attempting to move us in one direction or another. Knowing how to harness and interpret information using some handy research maneuvers can make your life easier and make you feel more empowered. This guide will offer tips and resources for a few common scenarios.

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