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How to choose the right face mask for you

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises the public to wear face masks or covers in public where social distancing measures are difficult to …

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How to get a car loan with bad credit

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A down payment and a strong cosigner are usually the best ways to get a car loan with bad credit. It may seem challenging to find …

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Classic, Emmy-winning shows you can stream right now

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With the nominees announced and just two months until the 2020 Emmy Awards are set to take place, it’s easy to forget that both the film …

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6 ways to save money for grad school

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Figuring out how to save money for graduate school can be overwhelming, especially if you are still paying off loans for your undergrad degree. But finding …

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Are you responsible if your employee gets COVID-19 at work?

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The financial business impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is undeniable. Reports show that more than 100,000 U.S. small businesses have shuttered their doors for good, despite the …

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The states that depend most on FEMA aid

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The effects of COVID-19 could combine with damage from strong summer storms and supersize FEMA’s expenses, but reeling in the agency’s spending would be disastrous for …

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12 of the most important things you can do for your kids

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With every passing year, I become more acutely aware of my mortality (or maybe it’s just the new wrinkles). Although I never expected to spend my …

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How to register to vote in every state

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The 2020 presidential election is quickly approaching. With fewer than 90 days until Nov. 3, it’s important to know how and when to register to vote.  …

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Stocks vs shares: Explaining the difference

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Sure, you know what the stock market is, and you’ve heard time and time again that you should be investing. If you’re sitting on the sidelines …

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6 strategies to pay off student loans quickly

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Life can get expensive. When you factor in things like rent or mortgage, groceries, childcare expenses, transportation costs and more, it adds up quickly. For 44 million Americans, …

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Great weekend trips in America’s 13 original colonies

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The coronavirus pandemic has changed travel: no more champagne on planes or karaoke on cruises, for now. But a U.S. road trip may be an option …

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1-in-3 American workers have stopped saving for retirement

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For many Americans, saving for retirement is a luxury they simply cannot afford right now. Although investing for the future is essential, COVID-19 has left millions …

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The best & worst cities for minimum wage workers

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If you currently work a minimum wage job, you’re not alone. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1.7 million Americans were working for wages at …

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100 women who reshaped American life

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It was 100 years ago today that the 19th amendment was ratified, making it legal for women in the United States to vote (though many women …

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7 fun ways to save money

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Whether you’re building your emergency fund or putting a portion of your paycheck away for you and your family, chances are you’re saving money. It’s possible …

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Here’s what the pandemic is doing to your 401(k)

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Workers in nearly every industry have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, with the unemployment rate hitting a new high in 2020 and pay decreases becoming …

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11 ways to bounce back from a job loss

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Even if COVID-19 didn’t physically affect your family, the resulting recession probably did. In the past few months, millions of people have lost their jobs and …

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30 countries reporting the most COVID-19 deaths

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Looking at death rates per capita The COVID-19 global pandemic is being handled differently in every country around the world, with varying degrees of success. Many health …

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Do you need a rainy day fund?

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Imagine you’ve just paid your rent, put a little cash towards your credit card bill and budgeted out your remaining paycheck to cover groceries, bills and …

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The 9 fastest ways to pay off credit card debt

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A reasonable plan must take into account your income, the amount of credit card debt you have and your financial priorities. However, there are still some …

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How to save money at Sam’s, Costco & BJ’s

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If you’ve been to a wholesale club warehouse, you know the thrill of the cavernous interior with snacks, spices, and home office staples stacked to the …

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8 ways you’re sabotaging your finances

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Managing your money can be confusing, and a lot of people make mistakes along the way. Unfortunately, errors you make now with your finances can take …

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11 Most expensive things you can buy on Amazon right now

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Sure Amazon is great for buying things like books, household goods and even clothes and jewelry. But did you know you can also find some pretty …

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19 movies you won’t hate watching with your kids

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When it comes to bonding with my son, few experiences have measured up to watching a great movie with him. If we both feel the same …

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8 retirement plan options for the self-employed

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You can avoid costly retirement mistakes by picking the right retirement plan for yourself and your business. As a self-employed freelance writer, I spent hours researching …

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Many college students worried about return to classes

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Students enrolling in college for the 2020-21 school year are facing a very different set of circumstances than ever before. With the coronavirus pandemic still surging …

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7 ways to start saving for retirement

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Saving for retirement requires thoughtful planning and it’s never too late to start. Between paying for your everyday expenses including groceries, rent, student loans, bills and …

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10 tips for investing long-term

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When it comes to big goals like college tuition and retirement, long-term investing is your friend. Yet, the market can be an uncertain place, and it …

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Upgrade your home office with these ergonomic accessories

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We recently looked at our favorite ergonomic desk chairs to help keep you comfortable and supported while working in your home office. Now it’s time to look at …

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Rainy day fund vs. emergency fund: Is there a difference?

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While they may be similar, rainy day funds and emergency funds are not the same. The second you start making money is likely the best time …