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47 simple ways to improve your finances

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This past year proved to be financially challenging for many folks. Many have lost their jobs and/or large chunks of their retirement savings due to the pandemic. …

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Radioactive bananas, laughing rats & other weird facts

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The world is weird, as are people and even animals. From laws about tying up your giraffe in Atlanta to a precious metal lurking in your …

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75 of the world’s weirdest facts

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The world is weird, as are people and even animals. From laws about tying up your giraffe in Atlanta to a precious metal lurking in your …

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47 ways to be smarter with money in 2021

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This year is proving to be financially challenging for many folks. Many are losing their jobs and/or large chunks of their retirement savings due to coronavirus concerns. …

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43 incredible facts about Australia you may not believe are true

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Australia Day celebrations this year will take a decidedly solemn turn as residents around the country reflect on the devastating bushfires that have stunned the nation …

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55 money facts you may not believe are true

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Sure, you use money nearly every day, but how much do you really know about income, wealth, retirement and money in general? The facts about how …

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22 ridiculously cute critters in holiday costumes

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You’re gearing up for the holidays. Gifts to buy, parties to attend, dates to keep straight. But you’re not alone. These precocious pets are also getting …

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28 facts about men you may not believe are true

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Boys will be boys, they say, and certainly men are different. For example, men are far more likely than women to be struck and killed by …

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33 facts about women you may not believe are true

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The battle of the sexes rages on, but are we really as different as we seem? When it comes to the things that separate us, a …

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78 facts about World War II you may not know

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On Dec. 7, 1941, the Japanese launched a sneak attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Seventy-eight years later, we still remember the attack as the moment …

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States where people have the most student loan debt

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In 2019, student loan debt in the United States hit $1.6 trillion, the highest it’s ever been, according to data compiled by the Federal Reserve Bank of …

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These are the 13 oldest SNL hosts ever

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With Eddie Murphy scheduled to host this season’s Saturday Night Live finale and revive some of his most iconic roles at age 58, we got to …

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9 ways to avoid student loan debt

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For parents and students alike, college is a big and exciting step. But for most families, college also means debt. Recent statistics show more than 44 million people …

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How to get rid of your debt for good

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Americans have debt, and lots of it. Consumer debt has been growing for years. Last year, the figure approached a staggering $14 trillion. A lot of that debt …

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Historic homes in every state that you can buy right now

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Do you dream of living in a piece of history? Historic homes are on the market throughout the country, from rustic former farmhouses to red brick …

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27 facts about Sept. 11 you may not know

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When a hijacked American Airlines flight struck the north tower of the World Trade Center at 8:45 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, life for many Americans …

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24 easy ways to save money at college

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It’s the start of a new semester. That means new classes, new books, and, unfortunately, new bills. But hey, nothing in life is free, right? From …

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What’s my borrowing limit for student loans?

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More than half of young adults who enter college take on debt to do so. The bulk of this debt is student loans, according to the Federal …

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Are these the coolest jobs in the world?

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The 9-to-5 grind isn’t for everyone, but striking out on your own can be daunting, particularly if you’re trying to parlay a particular passion into a …

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93 weird facts you may not believe are true

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The world is weird, as are people and even animals. From laws about tying up your giraffe in Atlanta to a precious metal lurking in your …

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39 surprising facts you may not know about marijuana

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More and more U.S. states are legalizing marijuana for medical and recreational uses. The latest, Illinoi, legalized recreational marijuana when Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the Illinois Cannabis Regulation …

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18 extra benefits your Costco membership gets you

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If you’re a Costco member you already know how good the savings can be. But you might be missing out on even more perks that can …

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35 things you probably didn’t know about cats

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Think you know everything there is to know about cats? Test your knowledge with these 35 weird, cute, gross and just plain wild cat facts. Image …