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Boomers: Master these 16 practical money skills before you retire

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Everyone wants to enjoy a comfortable retirement, but unfortunately, this goal feels out of reach for most people. Individuals approaching retirement can increase their chances of financial …

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Bizarre bubble tea flavors & where you can find them

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Bubble tea (also often called boba tea) is more than just a trendy Instagram-famous drink. It’s a delicious tapioca pearl-filled surprise that comes in a variety …

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Sweet pumpkin recipes even pumpkin spice haters will love

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The days have gotten cooler; autumn is in the air. Pumpkin recipes are starting to pop up on blogs and all over social media. The weather changes and leaves …

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Why Americans think men with beards are better with money

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Junk Sleep: What it is & how to avoid it

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Many of us have been spending more time than ever on our devices these days, thanks to all the extra time we’ve had at home during …

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What is a hedge fund? A jargon-free guide

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  If you’re confused about what a hedge fund is, you are not alone. Part of their allure is their exclusivity and secrecy. Hollywood only adds to …

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Nearly half of Americans retire in debt. Here’s how to beat the odds

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  They don’t call them the golden years for nothing — American consumers spend much of their lives working toward retirement, so many have probably thought …

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7 reasons all kids need to learn about money

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  Did you know: 50% of American households live paycheck to paycheck 44% of Americans don’t have enough cash to cover a $400 emergency expense The average American household’s credit card debt is $5,700 …

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3 common debt payoff strategies

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  In the U.S., debt is a reality for many Americans. According to the Federal Reserve’s most recent report, our total national household debt is $13.95 trillion. That’s …

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How to plan the ultimate debt payoff strategy

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  Debt often has a negative connotation, but there are plenty of good reasons to have it — for example, using student loans to increase your …

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Should I spend my year-end bonus?

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  If you were lucky enough to receive a year-end bonus, way to go! It can feel great to get a pat on the back that …

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Protecting yourself from charity scams

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Giving back during the holiday season can feel great. When you donate a portion of your hard-earned money to charitable causes such as homelessness, wildlife preservation, or hunger …

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America’s best small & mid-size cities

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Over the past 18 months, almost half of Americans either moved or thought about it. If you look into your options, you’ll find that the most …

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Gloriously beautiful churches & cathedrals of North America

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You don’t have to travel to Europe to be awe-struck by glorious cathedrals and churches. The United States, Canada and Mexico have incredible sacred landmarks with religious significance, …

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These one-bite cheeseball appetizers will rock your world

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A traditional cheeseball is a classic holiday appetizer. But if you’d like to switch it up this year, try out these delicious cheeseball bites. They’re everything …

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Need a seasonal job? These companies are hiring

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If you are hoping to make some extra cash for the holidays, companies are looking to fill hundreds of thousands of seasonal positions in 2021. From retail and …

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How much does it cost to remodel a kitchen?

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If the kitchen is the heart of the home, what does it say when yours is falling apart? Outdated fixtures, old appliances, or a dysfunctional layout …

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Cool facts about ice cream

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You scream! I scream! We all scream! Of course, if we just left it at that, it would feel sad and scary — a lot like …

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Lobster, squid ink & 27 other wild ice cream flavors

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You scream, I scream, we all scream for weird ice cream flavors! Unless you’re lactose intolerant, the chances are high that you’re a fan of ice …

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The 10 best neighborhoods in Phoenix for real estate investing

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Devyn Gillespie, a third-generation Arizonan, has spent a good chunk of his career around the Phoenix real estate market, and so he’s seen a few things. …

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5 easy ways Boomers can improve their computer skills

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  I often get asked, “How did you learn so much about computers?” My answer is, “I learned most of my knowledge and skills through online …

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Your complete guide to creating the perfect elevator pitch

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  Editor’s Note: I am not a personal finance or mental health expert. Please seek professional advice if needed.   If you’re actively looking for employment, you’re …

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The most & least expensive colleges in every state

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When choosing a college, the advertised tuition prices might discourage some students from exploring certain schools altogether. But students and families should be aware that when …

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Do you know how your favorite NFL team got its name?

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The NFL is home to some of the most iconic franchises in American sports. The logos and colors of many teams have become instantly recognizable, even …

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How to create perfect lighting in your bedroom

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When putting together a bedroom, you remember to include all of the must-haves: the soft, stylish linens, the furniture (like dressers, nightstands, and a reading chair), and …

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Vitamin U: What it is, what it does, & how to get it

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I received an email this week from a new listener, who writes: “I just found your podcast this year and I’m working through the episodes. I’m …

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These new homebuying startups could help you outbid all-cash offers

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  Policygenius content follows strict guidelines for editorial accuracy and integrity. Learn about our  editorial standards and how we make money.   A new breed of startups …

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20 ways to win a real estate bidding war

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  In a hot real estate market, finding your dream home can be frustrating, no matter how many tools and websites you use. No sooner do you find …

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The best women’s gloves for outdoor winter adventures

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No one likes to deal with the discomfort of cold hands. And ladies, unfortunately you’re more prone to having this condition on a regular basis compared …

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What is Filecoin (FIL)? How to buy FIL

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By now most people have heard of established cryptos, like Bitcoin or Litecoin. But it seems like every day there’s another newcomer on the scene. Filecoin …