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This generation thinks they’ll be rich one day. Are they right?

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  Americans have encountered no shortage of financial hardships in recent years — but that hasn’t stopped Gen Zers from believing they’ll be rich one day. …

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Would you pay $500 for a fancy meal?

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  Many of us associate Michelin stars with Europe and France in particular, the birthplace of the revered Michelin Guide and home to the largest number …

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Is it too late to avoid an economic recession?

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  Tick, Tick, Boom These are historic times. We got another piece of data yesterday, but the puzzle is still not solved.   The Federal Reserve …

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Take a look inside Bob Hope’s $29M estate

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Billionaire Ron Burkle seems to have changed his mind about his ambitions plans for Bob Hope’s estate in Los Angeles’ Toluca Lake. When the investor / …

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Why you shouldn’t try to pay off your mortgage too quickly

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  You’ve seen them. Over and over and over again, so-called personal finance gurus railing against debt. But as I pointed out before, they’re dead wrong (in …

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8 times using a credit card could actually save you money

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  Credit cards are one of the most popular payment methods in the U.S., and there are some good reasons for that. For starters, credit cards …

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15 great movies that also teach great money lessons

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We all love a good movie. Movies take us on a journey and allow us to escape from reality for a couple of hours. But what …

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This is what Americans are investing in right now

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  A familiar pastime appears to be returning in the U.S., proliferated by the COVID-19 pandemic. A new survey from a financial data company shows how …

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The hottest real estate markets of 2022 (so far)

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  The coronavirus pandemic saw many real estate markets leap upward. Some saw home prices jump over 40% in a single year!   Pick your reason …

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Fun but frugal gifts for Father’s Day

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  Is it just me or are Father’s Day gifts getting better? My inaugural Father’s Day gift guide was in 2010, and I had to dig …

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4 genius ways to cut your mortgage costs, even as inflation soars

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  As mortgage interest rates edge toward 5% and higher,  expect to see fewer refinances compared with the last two years. “Mortgage refinances surged in the last two …

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5 tips to drive business success in a post-pandemic world

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  These past two years have reminded us all that small business heroes like you have the talent, grit, and determination to survive any challenge. Based …

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20 of the best financial tips for new college grads

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  You’ve just graduated, and now you’re facing something you didn’t learn: how to manage your finances. This article will go over 20 financial tips for …

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Should investors really be taking risks during inflation?

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  Plenty of Room at the Hotel Cash-ifornia Spoiler alert: a lot of money has flowed out of risk assets this year. As of the end …

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Seniors, don’t get ripped off by these scams

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  As summer approaches, now is a great time to remind older adults, along with their relatives or caregivers, that scammers love to prey on seniors, whom they …

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Does a cash-out refi make sense for your real estate investments?

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  The average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has climbed two full percentage points since the beginning of the year, from 3.27 percent to close …

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This generation has the most credit card debt in America

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  Age matters not only for wine and cheese, but also for credit card use. With shorter credit histories and lower incomes, younger people generally have …

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The best US cities for paying down college debt

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As graduation approaches and you start thinking about life after college, you may find yourself wondering what the best cities for recent college grads are. While the …

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Renters are getting squeezed the most in these countries

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The Biden Administration announced a plan to grow the nation’s affordable housing stock. According to CNN, the new policies aim at leveraging federal funds to encourage zoning changes, increase the …

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Fix it or list it: Should you sell or rehab your home?

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The housing market may be hotter than ever, but most American homeowners agree: In an ideal world, they would prefer to make improvements to their homes, …

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What Covid & inflation mean for summer travel

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  After more than two years of limited travel due to COVID-19, many are eager to enjoy a summer vacation. According to MoneyGeek’s recent survey, 46% …

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Your ultimate guide to summer road trips on any budget

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As the weather becomes warmer, you may be itching to hop in the car and take a road trip. You could spend a weekend going to …

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Don’t expect to retire when you want. Here’s why

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  You may want to work until you’re 70 or older to build up your retirement savings, but that doesn’t always work out. One in four …

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Inflation’s surprising silver lining for American vacations

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  A vacation is a great escape from reality. But there’s no escaping rising inflation.   As gas prices and costs of living continue to soar, …

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This is how much the average American has in credit card debt

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  The average credit card debt in the U.S. is $5,525, according to the credit bureau Experian’s State of Credit 2021 report. However, the average credit …

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Can real estate help you retire early?

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While people have been retiring early since there was work to shirk, the “FIRE movement” went mainstream in the early 2010s, popularized by Mr. Money Mustache and a …

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Just how much does the Queen’s Jubilee &other Royal affairs cost UK taxpayers?

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  Queen Elizabeth ll recently celebrated her platinum jubilee, with street parties and other events all around the United Kingdom. The Queen has now represented the …

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Amazon vs Walmart vs Target: Here’s where Americans shop online the most

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  Amazon.com is leading the U.S. e-commerce market, with e-commerce net sales of US$ 112,477 million in 2020 generated in the U.S., followed by Walmart.com with US$ 41,114 …

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7 steps to help you retire in the next 5-10 years

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  As a passive income evangelist, I love this gem from Warren Buffett: “If you don’t find a way to make money in your sleep, you …

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Walmart vs Costco vs Sam’s Club: Which retailer are Americans most loyal to?

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  In the third quarter of 2021, Walmart had a loyalty score of 4.18, making Walmart the retailer with the most loyal customers in the United …