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Six Simple Steps for Cooking at Home If You’ve Never Really Done It Before
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Several years ago, I wrote a brief article on the first steps someone should take if they’re new to cooking at home. For some reason, I spent half the article outlining reasons why someone might be new to cooking at home, citing statistics about fast food and takeout use. Suffice it to say, many Americans […]

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Uniqlo Head Would Close US Stores Over Trump's Suggested Policy – NBCNews.com
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NBCNews.com Uniqlo Head Would Close US Stores Over Trump's Suggested PolicyNBCNews.comA Japanese clothing retailer warned on Wednesday that it would close its U.S. stores if forced to manufacture in the United States — a policy change championed by President Donald Trump. Tadashi Yanai — chairman and president of Fast Retailing Co., …Uniqlo Could Leave US If […]

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Is an Instant Pot Really a Worthwhile Frugal Purchase?
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Over the last few years, a hybrid pressure cooker and slow cooker called the Instant Pot has become quite popular in some circles and, as a result, many people have written to me asking for my thoughts on it. I’ve given some brief thoughts on it in the past, but I wanted to spell out […]

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Wealth Is Not a Route to Happiness. What Is?
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I recently read a great article by Peter Singer on the general topic of effective altruism entitled The Drowning Child and the Expanding Circle, which was originally published in New Internationalist. In the article, Singer’s primary focus is on personal happiness and whether helping others is aligned with it. The article contained a key quote […]

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The Dirty Dozen: My 12 Biggest Financial Mistakes of the Last 10 Years and How I Wish I Had Done Things Differently
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When I write about my own personal finance experiences, it’s easy to report on the things I did well. Writing about the good moves makes a lot of sense, after all. Those are the moves that resulted in a clear-cut personal finance gain without a lot of sacrifice, and those are the moves that really […]

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Putting the Checklist Manifesto to Work for Better Financial and Personal Habits
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Several years ago, I read a wonderful book called The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande. I thought highly enough of the book after reading it that I wrote an article about it for The Simple Dollar, but what I didn’t realize at the time was that this book would subtly stick in my head like […]

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Earned income tax credit: Complex, but worth it
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The earned income tax credit could wipe out your tax bill plus get you a refund.

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Questions About Local Banks, Weight Loss, New City Challenges, and More!
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What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. IRA contribution and rollover questions 2. Saving for next home 3. Using banking to “buy local” 4. Figuring out where to live 5. […]

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Don’t Be the Kobe Bryant of Your Office
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I recently came across a collaborative research paper that caught my eye. The authors posed an intriguing question: Can business learn anything from the world of professional basketball when it comes to worker productivity? I was hoping to find out that I’d be a better worker if the lights were dimmed and they played pump-up music […]

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The ‘Buy It For Life’ Compendium, Volume 2
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About two years ago, I published a lengthy compendium of “buy it for life” product suggestions, because I’m regularly asked such in the reader mailbag. What this article contains are updated entries about most of the items in the original article, as well as my notes about new “buy it for life” items that I’ve […]

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