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How this woman paid off $200k in student loans in less than 2 years

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8 signs you have too much debt

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Debt is a powerful tool that can boost your success or cause your financial life to crash and burn. The trick to using debt wisely is …

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The 30 most popular cuisines on Instagram

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It may have all started with celebrity TV chefs and culinary competitions, but social media — Instagram in particular — has turned viewers into creators as …

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These interior design tips can help you sleep better

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Every year, new interior design trends pop up, and it’s always fun to bring an element of what’s happening right now into your bedroom. Some trends …

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15 easy ways to boost your home’s value

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50 totally unsurprising facts about Americans

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From eating acres of pizza each year to owning more guns than there are people in the country, there is a myriad of American facts that …

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Is this the fittest city in your state?

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More than ever before, this past year has made Americans appreciate the opportunity to go outside and get moving, when socially distant and possible. Since gyms …

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Glimmers of hope for airport retailers

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Drop-in Travel Causes Crisis for Airport Stores The sharp drop in air travel during the pandemic has battered airport stores and restaurants. Last year, global revenue …

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How much is my house worth?

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Your house is much more than a home—it’s likely one of the biggest purchases you’ll ever make, with a value that makes up a significant proportion …

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The best American tech job markets for women

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14 life lessons I learned from the pandemic

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It’s been more than a year since Corona hurled into our lives and upended everything we know. It has been a crazy year- at times, it …

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The best & worst states for retirement

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When you think about retirement your brain almost automatically conjures images of Florida but is that the best you can hope for in retirement? While the …

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The rest of the week on Wall Street

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Economic Data The U.S. job openings for February was released April 6. Job openings in the U.S. were 6.9 million in January. Analysts expect that number …

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IonQ makes plans to go public

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IonQ Will Merge With dMY Technology Group Quantum computing startup IonQ is making plans to go public by merging with blank-check company dMY Technology Group (DMYI). …

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The best time of year to buy a car

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When you’re shopping for your best deal on a car, timing matters. While December is the least popular month for car buying, according to LendingTree research, …

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The best makeover shows on Netflix

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If you’re like most people, you spent a lot of 2020 and 2021 (so far) at home. So you were able to get a lot done …

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This is the only state that hasn’t had a tornado in the last decade

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Tornadoes affect far more states than those that comprise Tornado Alley — the stretch of the central U.S. where clashes of cold and warm air can …

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10 money lessons your teens will eventually thank you for

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Like many other critical life skills, financial literacy and responsibility have to be taught. If you are parenting a teen, then you should know that their …

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Do you really need a $1 million life insurance policy?

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In my early 20s, I hustled between three part-time jobs, living on a budget so tight an unexpected $25 expense could throw off my entire month. …

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30 first-time homebuyer mistakes that can cost you big time

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Buying a house is an incredibly exciting yet overwhelming time. If new homebuyers let their emotions get the best of them or fail to do their …

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President Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan

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Paying for the Plan The Biden administration introduced a $2 trillion infrastructure package. The spending plan, which will rebuild roads and tunnels, improve schools, and upgrade …

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This generation is most likely to fall for tax scams

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After a difficult year for millions of Americans, many eagerly wait for their tax refund checks to hit their bank account. However, taxpayers will first need …

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KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell roll out text message ordering

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Yum Brands (YUM), which owns restaurant chains including KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell, is acquiring an Israeli startup called Tictuk. With Tictuk’s technology, customers will …

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How to build a financial plan without a professional financial planner

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Years ago, I dropped my business card into one of those fishbowls near the front door of a restaurant. You’ve seen them too – put your …

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Gorgeous grand hotels for socially distant getaways

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A century ago, a getaway was something only the rich were able to enjoy. It wasn’t a “vacation.” Instead, it was a seasonal transition made for …

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Opinion: These new privacy-friendly initiatives are anything but

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If you look at recent headlines, it seems like the biggest players in the technology industry are finally embracing a more privacy-centric way of doing business. …

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This is the most iconic road trip in your state

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Hitting the road to get away from it all and explore new places has never felt more thrilling. These iconic road trips offer everyone an adventure …

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Crypto taxes 2021: How to pay taxes on cryptocurrency

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Over the past decade, cryptocurrency has slowly but surely become one of the hottest investments on the market. While many people were initially skeptical of crypto’s …

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Slick side hustles for college students

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For most college students, the last thing they want to do after a full day of lectures or a long night of studying is more work. …

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Is this the best ballpark food in America?

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MLB opening day was April 1, which means it’s time to get strapped in for another exciting season of non-stop baseball games nationwide. But as thrilling …

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Open house tips for homebuyers

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Your dream house pops up on Zillow alerts, you scour it immediately and confirm it’s just perfect, your pocketknife is ready to carve your initials in …

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Everything you need to know about travel insurance in a post-COVID-19 world

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We will try to explain how to choose travel insurance, how they work, and the 11 things you need to know in a post-covid world. Before …

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Easy ways to save when traveling with kids

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After more than a year of lockdowns and restrictions, vaccines are going into arms, states are beginning to reopen closed dining and other facilities, and Americans …

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Yes, you can increase your productivity. Here’s how

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It’s time to talk productivity! Partners in Fire is all about helping others achieve financial freedom, and for some of us, that means learning how to …

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How early retirement could affect your housing costs

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How to choose a senior living community for a loved one

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Each and every one of life’s milestones can seem daunting at first. Buying a home, starting a family, changing careers, or hanging up the hat and …

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10 top career training programs

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When it comes to getting a secure, well-paying job, it’s not always necessary to get a college degree first. Some students may choose a career training …

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How to create a business budget

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Running your own business presents unique opportunities for you to be your own boss, bring your entrepreneurial vision to life, and direct your financial future. But …

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Is your state COVID-safe?

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Safety is also essential for getting the economy back on track, as the lower COVID-19 transmission and deaths are in a state, the more that state …

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Did you know you can do this with Google Maps?

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Google Maps is a mainstay on many of our smartphones, an app that’s tapped daily by iOS and Android users alike. But we probably use just …

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The best shopping deals & discounts for April

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April brings not just warm weather and bountiful showers, it brings an abundance of deals. As you think about shopping for the month, expect to save …

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11 smart ways to use your stimulus money

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Our stimulus money just hit our bank account, and wow! Whatever your fears regarding inflation or government overspending, etc., it sure is nice to get some …

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Medical identity theft: Here’s how to protect yourself

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Most people know to be on the lookout for identity theft, which can result in thieves charging purchases to stolen debit or credit card numbers, compromising …

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Amazon’s plans for brick-and-mortar grocery stores

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Amazon (AMZN) has been quietly launching a brick-and-mortar grocery store chain over the past year. The first Amazon Fresh location opened in Los Angeles in September. …

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The Swedish secret to a balanced life

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Are you one of the millions of Americans who are currently rethinking their finances? If you want to reset and reevaluate not only your money but …

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US customers can now purchase Teslas with Bitcoin

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Elon Musk announced earlier this week that US customers can now purchase Tesla (TSLA) vehicles using bitcoin. International customers will be able to buy Teslas with …

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Stay-at-home parenting has risen since pandemic began

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The percentage of parents staying at home with their children amid the coronavirus crisis has risen 60% across all 50 states and the District of Columbia …

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Here’s how much your teen driver could end up costing you

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Adding a young driver to an existing car insurance policy costs much less than purchasing a separate policy or insuring a vehicle for which they’re the …

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A beginner’s guide to Bitcoin

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What does it all mean? Mining. Cryptography. Distributed public ledger. Keys and wallets. HODL, FOMO, and FUD. Cryptocurrency supporters are predicting that their digital currencies will …

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These are the states doing the most with your taxpayer dollars

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Every tax season, it’s hard for many Americans to stomach how high their tax bill is. Although Tax Day has been extended to May 17 this …