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Can you really afford to be a homeowner right now?

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  Buying your first home is a milestone that’s often wrought with emotion. You may feel excited, exhilarated and exhausted all at once — and for …

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Does your 401(k) miss President Trump?

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  U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, Republican of Ohio, tweeted this analysis of the stock market earlier this month. Your 401k misses President Trump. — Rep. Jim …

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Has global air travel bounced back since the pandemic began?

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  While few industries have been spared by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, even fewer have been hit as hard as the tourism sector. As 2021 …

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Why are people buying whisky that was buried in a bog for 2 years?

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  While NFT-themed spirits drops are still relatively novel, they’re definitely trending. And no question about it, they’re getting weirder. Perhaps noting the success of selling …

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New US homes come at a new record-high price

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  New single-family homes built and sold in the U.S. are growing increasingly pricey. While in 2002, the average price of such a home was $228,700, …

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How to find the best contractor for your home project

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  You’re ready to make home improvements. When looking for a trustworthy pro, it’s a good idea to get referrals, check references, get bids, and nail …

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The world’s most expensive real estate market

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  Big cities like Hong Kong or San Francisco are well-known for their expensive real estate markets. But there are also a lot of housing markets …

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How to overcome inflation anxiety & sensibly adjust your financial plan

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  A survey from Bankrate found 40% of US adults are feeling stressed or negatively affected in terms of their mental health as a result of …

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Avoid these potentially lethal cocktail ingredients

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  At the end of March, cocktail writer, drinks educator and clear-ice pioneer Camper English got an alert from Google that one of the pages on …

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Inflation is at a 4-decade high. Here’s what that means for you

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  Consumer prices in the United States continued to rise in February and March of 2022 after inflation had hit a 40-year high in January. The Consumer …

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10 reasons everyone should have a credit card. Even you

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  Credit cards are a fantastic resource to help you handle your finances better. Here are ten reasons why everyone should have a credit card. Reason …

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This avocado & shrimp salsa is the perfect party appetizer

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  Looking for a delicious and healthy appetizer or main course? Look no further than this shrimp and avocado salsa recipe! The shrimp is cooked in …

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Steve Martin may have the most ridiculous tour demands ever

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No one is greater or more important than Steve Martin. Oh, excuse me, Mister Steve Martin, and he knows it as well as we all do. And as …

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This pinball wizardry is totally hypnotic

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You know, it would be so easy to do the obvious thing here. I really want to and I don’t think I can help it. Oh, no. …

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Mortgage rates are at a 13-year high. Here’s why

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  Mortgage rates in the United States continued their steep climb last week, adding to the woes of would-be home buyers that are already facing historically high …

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You’re probably managing your checking account all wrong

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  Managing a checking account may sound like a tedious task, but please keep reading, because it’s well worth a bit of time to get your …

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Keith Richards’ pre-concert routine is more odd than you’d imagine

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If you were a rock legend what would you request in your dressing room before big shows? You know, before you get on stage and proceed …

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15 ways any investor can forecast the stock market

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  Using technical analysis to research stocks is a common strategy to profit from short-term movements in security prices. While some stock analysis tools are fundamental …

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Are we in another housing market bubble? Will it burst again?

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  The housing market is out of control in many areas of the country, with record-high home prices and record-low inventories. Prices had been steadily increasing since 2012, …

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Here’s how many Americans think Biden is responsible for rising inflation

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Nearly half of Americans think President Joe Biden is highly responsibility for the current inflation trend, according to a YouGov and The Economist survey reported by Statista. …

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Credit card skimmers: What they are & how to avoid them

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  Credit card skimmers are devices that are added to card readers to allow the theft of credit card data. They can come in several forms, …

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You really do need these life lessons from Sponge Bob Squarepants

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  It’s hard to believe that it’s been more than 20 years since SpongeBob Squarepants first hit the airwaves. The show has entertained and amused generation …

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Can a financial advisor make you happier?

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  Money can’t buy happiness directly, but it seems like paying a financial advisor sure can help. A new survey found people with more than $1.2 …

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Zero-waste grocery shopping: What it is & why you want it

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  At Maison Jar – a new grocery store located in Greenpoint, Brooklyn in New York City – silos of dry goods line one wall. Dried beans, grains, …

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Just how much home does $1,500 get you across the US?

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  A RentCafe analysis of Yardi Matrix data has revealed the U.S. city where renters get the most space on average for a monthly outlay of $1,500. You …

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Why crypto’s demise could be exaggerated

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  The stock market’s recent volatility has been accompanied by a similar path for digital currencies like Bitcoin (BTC), as the Fed’s anticipated rate hikes have …

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These are the world’s most popular Airbnb destinations

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  The leading Airbnb summer family destination worldwide in 2019, based on summer booking growth, was Sister Bay, Door County, Wisconsin. The location had the highest …

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You won’t believe how cheap these epic honeymoon destinations are

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No one wants to hold back when planning their honeymoon, right? However, a budget-savvy couple can still achieve a dreamy honeymoon even on a tight budget. …

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35 soaringly beautiful US lighthouses

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There are roughly 700 lighthouses in the United States — so many, in fact,  it could take quite a few trips to visit each and every …

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Report: 70% of American seniors feel younger than they are

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I am not a senior citizen. Yet. I’m close, but no, NOT YET! If you are a senior, mazel. If you aren’t, well, I don’t know …