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The 10 Best State Capitals to Live In

on February 14, 2022

Many of these cities have lower unemployment during the pandemic and lower crime rates, and residents have more disposable income.

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10 States Where Credit Card Debt Is Becoming More Manageable

on November 17, 2021

In a positive sign, the average credit card debt and other statistics are trending in the right direction here.

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The 10 Fastest-Growing Jobs for Young Professionals in America

on November 16, 2021

Federal data shows these are the jobs growing the fastest for workers ages 25 to 34.

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The 10 Fastest-Growing Jobs for Women

on November 12, 2021

In these occupations, female employment is surging — in some cases, faster than for men.

6 Tips to Invest and Use $5 Million
6 Tips to Invest and Use $5 Million

on November 1, 2021

If you are loaded down with cash, here’s how to use it wisely.

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Where Divorces Are Becoming More Common in 2021

on October 19, 2021

The divorce rate in these cities is increasing faster than anywhere else, census data shows.

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LGBTQ Retirees Struggle with Financial Security

on October 19, 2021

While same-sex marriage may be legal now in the U.S., LGBTQ retirees still have hurdles to overcome.

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The Largest Social Security Boost in 40 Years Still Isn’t Enough to Offset Monster Inflation

on October 15, 2021

In many ways, Social Security is not keeping pace with the increased cost of living — so even a relatively huge boost won’t be enough for seniors.

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For Some, COVID-19 Means an Early Retirement

on October 11, 2021

The pandemic has changed many people’s plans for retirement. For some people, it changed calculations by several years.

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10 States With the Strongest Unions

on September 9, 2021

Unionized employees make up a significant part of the workforce in these states.

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How to Retire With at Least $1 Million

on September 8, 2021

These steps will help ensure you have a million bucks — or some other goal — stashed away for your golden years.

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10 Places Where People Spend the Most on Transportation

on August 23, 2021

The people of these cities spend a larger share of their income on transportation than folks living in other metros do.

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The 10 Best Cities for Buying and Renting a Home

on August 20, 2021

A close look at the price-to-rent ratio in the 50 largest U.S. cities identifies where it makes sense to rent — and where you should buy instead.

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The 10 Most Bike-Friendly Cities in America

on August 19, 2021

These cities invest in biker safety, and it shows.

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One-Third of American Workers Are Leaving Free Money on the Table

on August 16, 2021

Don’t make this common mistake. It could shortchange your retirement fund by thousands of dollars.

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10 States Where Rich Gen Xers Are Moving

on August 11, 2021

These states have seen the biggest influx of wealthier members of Generation X in recent years.

The 10 Best Community Colleges in America
The 10 Best Community Colleges in America

on August 10, 2021

These are the top community colleges in the nation in terms of tuition, graduation rates and more.

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Retirees Can Beat Inflation With This Investment Technique

on August 10, 2021

Are you using the right investment strategy for your retirement fund?

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The 10 Best U.S. Cities for Runners

on June 23, 2021

Lace up your running shoes. These 10 cities are the best places to go for a jog.

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Where Seniors Are Most and Least Financially Secure

on May 19, 2021

Based on factors ranging from food stamp use to housing costs, these cities are where seniors are the best and worst off.

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