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5 Reasons You’ll Pay YouTube $9.99 a Month

YouTube is building a new paywall, but it doesn’t mean that everyone will have to start shelling out cash to watch kids slipping off skateboards or cats being cats. YouTube Red rolled out on Wednesday, giving those with money to burn on digital media a premium experience on...
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Why You Should Buy Longevity Insurance

It’s a dirty trick of modern life: escaping disease and accident to live long — only to run out of money before the end. With the withering of old-fashioned pensions combined with longer lifetimes and baby boomers flooding into retirement, the insurance industry is churning out a raft...
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5 Ways to Overcome Your Fear of a 401(k)

To some, few things are scarier than investing in a 401(k) or IRA. Generation Y has already lived through two bear markets and had their job prospects shaped by the Great Recession, and Generation X watched helplessly as their stock investments plummeted by 40 percent during that recession....
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‘How My Family Makes It Work Living on One Income’

Groceries, car payments, the mortgage, clothes for the kids. If you’re like most families in America, that’s just a fraction of what you need to take into consideration when mapping out your monthly budget. And these days, unless you or your spouse is commanding a high salary, the...
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What Couples Really Want in Retirement

Ah, retirement. That second honeymoon you’ll spend lounging around with your main squeeze. Which is who, exactly? While about 60 percent of men want to hang with their wives during retirement, only 43 percent of wives agree, according to a survey from Fidelity and the Stanford Center on...
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Married Same Sex Couples Now Have Health Coverage Parity

Same sex couples who are married can purchase a family health insurance plan without being concerned about any restrictions. The landmark Supreme Court case that legalized same sex marriage in June, Obergefell v. Hodges, paved the way for consistent insurance options for married same sex couples. “This provided...
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New Ways to Pay Back Friends and Family

When Victoria Scipione has to pay back friends after a weekend getaway, she pulls out her phone and uses the Venmo app. Since it’s linked to her bank account, she can quickly reimburse them for anything from dinner to Uber. “I’m extremely guilty of not always carrying around...
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7 Ways to Save on Health Insurance

Health insurance costs are creeping ever higher. The Kaiser Family Foundation reports that average premiums will rise 5.1 percent in 2016 for the lowest-cost marketplace silver plans available to a 40-year-old nonsmoker earning $30,000 a year in 14 major cities. The increase will be lower for people with...
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