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America’s best & worst cities for single women

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All the single ladies: This one’s for you. Cities that are great for the average bachelorette tend to have a few things in common: plentiful job …

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Here’s why you shouldn’t be doing your own laundry (or other housework)

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Last summer my kids returned from a couple weeks in Los Angeles where they stayed with their aunt. Me: Why does Lucas have all new underwear? …

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Is a fancy toilet paper subscription worth it?

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Is it worth paying extra for fancy toilet paper delivered right to your door? Here’s what I thought of toilet paper subscription service No. 2: No. …

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17 products perfect for people who live alone

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Living alone can be difficult. There’s no one around to help with some of the basic functions you need to get through the day. But it …

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5 ways to defeat decision fatigue

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It happens to all of us at some point. Two (or more) roads diverge in the (metaphorical) wood, and you have no earthly idea which is …

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This electric baby stroller has Bluetooth and emergency, autonomous braking

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A new baby stroller developed by Bosch features dual electric motors, smartphone connectivity, and an autonomous emergency braking system to stop it rolling away. Both electric …

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11 freebies & deals to help you save on your wedding

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Congratulations — you’re getting married! In between the excitement of telling your loved ones and finding the perfect venue, you may want to begin thinking about …

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25 ways to spend less on dating

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Who doesn’t love date night? But when the average date in the United States costs over $100, it can be hard to budget for them. Instead, try …

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Part-time work is really popular. Here’s why

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The economy is strong, or at least so the various reports on Google News tell us. Unemployment rates have held steady, and there are now more job openings than …

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11 magical Disney jobs perfect for retirees

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Retirement isn’t exactly what it used to be. Sure, most retirees who move still move to Florida. But according to a survey by the TransAmerica Center for …

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What life is like inside Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville-themed retirement communities

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When you think of retirement paradise, what comes to mind? Maybe it’s sandy beaches near clear blue water, a boat ride on the ocean, or lounging poolside …

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What is pickleball? Millions of older Americans are playing this game

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Move over, tennis. Pickleball is the new game in town — at least for the 55-and-older crowd. Pickleball, a court sport played indoors or out, uses paddles, …

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Celebrate Grandparents Day with these freebies & deals

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Grandparents often play a large role in a child’s life. After all, they were once parents themselves. While there are many ways to include grandparents in …

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Is a Costco membership right for your family?

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Buying in bulk can save you serious cash. One place to find bulk products is Costco. Costco is a warehouse store that sells a variety of …

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30 etiquette rules too many people are breaking these days

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Social etiquette is one of those things that people tend to roll their eyes at these days. Nobody wants to be prim and proper anymore but, …

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9 easy ways to volunteer for community service

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If you find yourself with a lot of extra time on the weekends and want to put it towards a good cause, consider putting in some …

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25 things that may be gone from the Earth by 2050

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Our planet “clearly and unequivocally faces a climate emergency,” according to a new study by 11,258 scientists from 153 countries, which provides six broad policy goals that …

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End the clutter: How to manage your receipts

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As a small business owner, managing your expenses can be a full-time job. Juggling receipts, bills and invoices can cause you to drown in piles of paper. However, the importance of keeping your …

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27 commoners who became royalty

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The 22nd anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, is Saturday, Aug. 31. While marrying into the British Royal Family — or any royal …

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Playgrounds for older adults boost activity, decrease loneliness

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Just hearing the word “playground” probably has you imagining a boisterous group of kids jostling for position to take another go down a sky-high slide. But …

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25 cities where you can earn six figures and still be broke

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A household bringing in $100,000 each year should be on firm financial footing. But depending on where you live, that amount might be barely enough to …

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A healthy social life fends off dementia, researchers say

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Staying socially active has always been good advice for staying happy and healthy. Now research shows just how meaningful those conversations and connections can be. People …

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The average age of a first-time grandparent in the US is now 50

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There’s a strong stereotype associated with grandparents: They’re old. But like all stereotypes, it’s not exactly true. The average age of a first-time grandparent in the …

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Here’s how this couple became social entrepreneurs

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Many of us fantasize about breaking free from the daily grind and becoming an entrepreneur. Maybe, we tell ourselves, we could even build the next million- …

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This luxury smartwatch summons a concierge

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Hybrid smartwatches offer an intermediate step between a regular analog timepiece and a fully-featured miniature computer on the wrist. The latest entrant to this market is …

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Whatever happened to the Woodstock band you’ve never heard of?

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(Editor’s note: Thursday marks the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Music and Art Festival. This is the story of Quill, a band that played at Woodstock …

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50 student deals & discounts for back-to-school season

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It’s back-to-school season, which means students are hitting the mall for school supplies and clothes. Between pencils, backpacks, shoes and computers, costs can add up. Luckily, …

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7 digital writing devices to help you never miss a note in class

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Writing on paper seems like a thing of the past. But there are still plenty of people who enjoy that pen-to-paper feeling, while appreciating the modernity …

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Nearly half of parents admit they weren’t financially ready for a kid

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Parenting comes with many rewards. But it can also come with a huge financial burden — and moms and dads are feeling the weight. The first …

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Nearly half of newlyweds went into debt for their weddings … and it’s causing problems

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A wedding is cause for celebration. You’re in love, the champagne is flowing and everyone you care about is excited to join the party. Every couple …