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25 unusual (or just plain weird!) roadside attractions

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If you’re looking to take a fun-packed vacation that won’t cost an arm and a leg, or require the complications of air travel, consider piling into …

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9 ways you can make money watching videos (no, really)

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We all groan when an advertisement interrupts our chosen video content, but what if you were getting paid to watch? Believe it or not, several sites …

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Fun & creative side hustles you can do as a couple

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It’s common advice that if you find a job doing what you love, it won’t feel like work. But what about if you love spending time …

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Need to take a weekend job? These are actually fun

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Sometimes, even a full-time job doesn’t provide enough income to reach your financial goals. Whether you’re saving for a large purchase, aiming to put money aside …

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13 clever ways to cut retirement costs

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More than 6 in 10 Americans aren’t on track with their retirement savings, according to the Federal Reserve. If you’re getting close to retirement age and …

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14 money lessons you can learn from Beyoncé

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Although the singer-songwriter rose to stardom because of her empowering music, Beyoncé Knowles has expanded her reach into the world of business. She partners with big …

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17 genius hacks every Costco shopper should know

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But although you could save money just by doing your regular shopping at Costco, the potential savings don’t end there — and you don’t have to …

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Avoid these expensive Amazon shopping mistakes

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Amazon is known for its competitive pricing, so you might save money by doing your shopping at the online retailer. But what if you could save …

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16 offbeat things you didn’t know you could invest in

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Once you’ve paid down your debt and are contributing enough to your retirement accounts, you can start thinking about other investment opportunities. Building a diversified portfolio …

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29 simple strategies for retiring early

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According to the Federal Reserve, fewer than four in 10 Americans feel they are on track with their retirement savings, but some are bolstering their accounts …

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23 cheap ways to stay entertained at home this winter

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There’s no denying that 2020 came with its fair share of challenges, some of which have spilled over into 2021. While unemployment has decreased significantly since …

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Sneaky ways that online retailers get you to overspend

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Online retailers are eager for your money, and they have several tricks up their sleeve to get you to spend it. Although certain expenditures may be unavoidable, …

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The 25 best cities for remote teachers

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Over the last year, teaching became a very different job. The limits of online learning exacerbated the difficult task of classroom behavior management and made it …

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Ready to ditch city life? 15 things to consider first

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Although many businesses have reopened since the coronavirus pandemic first hit, many employees are still working remotely, earning money from home, and spending the majority of their …

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Budgeting tips for every income level

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More Americans are realizing that budgeting is an essential tool to reach any financial goal. Eighty percent of Americans now keep a budget, and 97% of Americans think …

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Want to be happier? Add these goals to your bucket list

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Whether you’re a recent grad or you’re coming to the end of your career, life has plenty more to offer that you have yet to experience. …

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How to buy a new car without leaving home

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In pre-pandemic times, most car dealers would urge customers to come to the dealership for a test drive. And while you were there, a car salesperson …

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Survey: Most Americans skipping vacations this summer

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Warm weather has arrived, and that means crowded pool parties, music festivals and summer vaca — oh, wait. Not this year! As the U.S. continues to …

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15 ideas for opening your own Etsy shop

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If you’ve got some extra time on your hands due to the coronavirus pandemic, you might consider using that time to bring in some extra cash. It …

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13 ways to make quarantine feel like a vacation

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Most of us have been stuck inside for more than a month now. We’re getting bored of TV and tired of phone conversations that start with …

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Remote workers choose some unusual places to do their jobs, survey finds

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The coronavirus crisis has forced millions to work from home, and that new normal has required some adjustment for workers. It’s created awkward video conferences featuring …

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11 things to do right now if you’ve been laid off

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Stay-at-home orders to prevent the spread of COVID-19 have resulted in business closures and millions of layoffs across the country. People are filing for unemployment in every …

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The complete guide to unemployment benefits in every state

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If you’ve been laid off, you may have serious financial concerns. You’re likely wondering how you’re going to pay your bills and feed your family if you can’t …

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35 small businesses you can start for $1,000 or less

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Small businesses have a huge impact on the economy. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, there are 30.2 million small businesses, and they make up 99.9% …

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17 savvy international travel tips to save you money

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An international vacation can certainly cost you an arm and a leg. The average round-trip flight to Europe alone costs about $600, and when you add …

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Here’s what to pack for a long weekend getaway

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Whether you’re jetting off to Las Vegas for a long weekend, heading to a destination wedding, or simply traveling for business, you’ll want to make sure …

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How to handle financial infidelity in your relationship

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For relationship partners, dishonesty about spending and debt is known as financial infidelity. While partners may be uncomfortable talking about money, keeping secrets can be far …

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12 tips for finding the cheapest flights to Europe

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It’s exciting to see another part of the world, and Europe is full of history and culture that’s well worth the long trip. But with high …

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Love a discount? Here’s how to save at 20 popular stores

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No matter where you love to shop, it’s easy to see that retailers want you to spend as much money as possible. From the displays of …

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31 ways to earn passive income

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Winning the lottery isn’t the only way to earn a lot of money with minimal effort on your part. And you don’t need hundreds of thousands …