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FOMO, Fraud, and Financial Ruin: Lessons From the Crypto Craze

The popular thing isn’t always the safest thing. Here’s what to watch out for.

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33 Ways to Save Money and Time During the Holidays

Use these tips to make the holidays more festive and enjoyable without big spending.

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Avoid These 14 Holiday Scams and Frauds

Thieves are hard at work during the holidays — learn how you can stay safe from them.

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9 Things That Are Free in December

Here is your last chance to take advantage of freebies this year.

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9 Things You Should Never Put in a Microwave

A microwave can be a busy cook’s best friend. But heating certain things in a microwave can cause disaster.

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6 Ways to Keep a Stellar Credit Score in Retirement (and Why)

Yes, even after you quit working, it actually pays to maintain a strong credit score.

Stressed woman working from home late into the evening and suffering from burnout at her computer desk
Working From Home? 10 Ways to Boost Your Productivity

From distractions to a lack of an authority figure, there are special challenges to keeping your productivity high when you work from home.

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The Important — but Unknown — Government Program That’s Going Broke

Discover the government program hiding in plain sight that could go broke and impact your future.

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10 Deep Discounts Available on Amazon Today

These items are steeply discounted — but the deals won’t last long.

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Social Security Increases Next Month — Here’s What You Should Know

Know what to expect in the new year, including how much more you’ll get and when.

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61 New Shows and Movies on Prime Video in December

Amazon just released a list of everything that’s newly available on Prime Video.

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9 Free or Cheap Ways To Learn a New Language

Expand your linguistic horizons — and do it on a budget — with these resources.

10 Reasons Why You Should Actually Retire at 62
10 Reasons Why You Should Actually Retire at 62

If you can, here are several good reasons to retire earlier than we’re generally told we should.

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12 Hacks to Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half

A little shopping savvy can go a long way toward slashing your grocery bill. See how with these common sense tips now.

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Never Put These 7 Things on Your Resume

When seeking a new job, what you don’t say can also be important.

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8 Things You Should Not Buy With Cash

You’ve decided to make that purchase. But how you pay for it can actually reward you — or not. Here’s when you’re better off using plastic.

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The 2 Best Home Security Systems, According to Consumers

Which monitored home security system ranks highest for customer satisfaction? It’s a tie between two household names.

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13 of the Best Places To Retire in Nevada

Besides bustling Las Vegas and Reno, many smaller cities and rural areas offer a slower pace of life, abundant natural beauty and an appealing sense of community.

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14 Money Dates and Deadlines in December 2023

Mark your calendar now so you don’t risk a fine or miss an opportunity to save.

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12 Free or Cheap Options for Cable

Discover how you can keep the channels you love and cut out the costly TV bills.

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