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Five Situations Where Money and Emotions Don’t Mix
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Mixing money and emotions is rarely a good idea. It almost never ends well. But there are certain key times in life when this is particularly true, such as when going through a divorce, buying a home, or after losing a loved one and inheriting a substantial amount of money. It’s easy during these times […]

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Asking Someone for a Favor? Five Tips to Write a Better Email Request
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Like many liberal arts majors, I didn’t waltz right into a good career when I graduated from college. The challenges of a real-world job hunt hit like a tidal wave, and I scrambled to find a foothold. It was during this time that I learned how important it is to be able to write a […]

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Five Money Conversations to Have With Your Kids Before They Go to College
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It’s never too early to begin discussing the concept of money and personal finances with your children. In fact, some financial experts suggest these conversations should begin during elementary school. For parents who missed that boat (and you’re not alone if that’s you), all is not lost. It’s even more critical to sit your child […]

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Five Home Improvements Worth a Discount on Your Homeowners Insurance
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As a homeowner, the process of renovating, remodeling, and upgrading your property to create your own private corner of paradise can be an expensive hobby. The silver lining however, is that some upgrades can help pay for themselves over the long run by saving you money on your home insurance bill. Granted, the renovations that […]

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Five Products I’m Happy to Splurge On, Guilt-Free
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I am proud to call myself a wary consumer. I do my best to combat manipulative marketing, I recognize the value of repairing and maintaining my things, and I focus on long-term goals rather than short-term gratification. That being said, there are certain products I buy without guilt, even when I know an alternative can […]

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Don’t Repeat These Five Mistakes Boomers Made on the Road to Retirement
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As a generation that famously came of age amid postwar prosperity, baby boomers experienced a level of wealth and opportunity largely unheard of by their parents or grandparents. All of that wealth, however, has not necessarily translated into being financially prepared for retirement. According to research from Legg Mason, the average baby boomer has saved […]

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STAY AT HOME MOM OF FIVE/ CLEAN WITH ME!!
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I don’t normally share any of my cleaning routine….I definitely only shared a snip it of the cleaning I do in a day but if you like it let me know and I will do a full day cleaning routine! MUSIC BY Jasper Sawyer!: Cal-I- FORN- IA Are you new?! WELCOME!! We are a daily […]

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In SF, Uber, Lyft and 10 others vie for five electric scooter permits – CNET
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CNET In SF, Uber, Lyft and 10 others vie for five electric scooter permitsCNETThe scooter war of attrition has begun in San Francisco. Twelve companies — including Uber and Lyft — are vying for just five permits that would allow them to operate a dockless, rentable electric scooter program on city streets, according to the […]

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Five Reasons You Shouldn’t ‘Sell in May and Go Away’
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You may have heard the popular idiom that when it comes to your investments, you should “sell in May and go away.” It’s unclear exactly where this comes from. Investopedia suggests that it may originate with an old English tradition in which aristocrats and other businessmen left London to vacation for the summer — which, […]

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Five Tasty Ways to Use Discarded Sourdough Starter
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If you, like me, have been sucked into the sourdough bread craze and are nurturing a starter on your kitchen counter or in the back of your fridge, you probably hate tossing the discard — even though you know it’s important to keep your bread baby manageable. By dumping that discard down the drain, you’re […]

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The Five Enemies of Your Financial Success
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The path to financial success is actually surprisingly simple. Spend less than you earn. Do something sensible with the difference. That’s it. If you do that each month, each year, each decade, you’ll have quite a lot of financial success. Debt will melt away. Retirement savings will go up, up, and away. If it’s that […]

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