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7 Ways to Cut Down on Holiday Gift-Giving

As the holiday gift-giving season approaches, we often are filled with a sense of dread: How will we ever find the perfect gift for everyone on our list, the time to finish our shopping and the money to pay for all the stuff we need to buy? Some Americans...
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6 Car Expenses That Are Really Worth the Money

As any driver knows, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the abundance of car-related goods and services, from pricey detailing to third-party warranties to premium fluids. Car owners on a budget must decide when to invest and when to cut corners. Pinching pennies in the wrong places can...
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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 Things Your Taxes Bought for the Pentagon in October

After the storm comes the calm. As the clock ticked down toward the end of the Pentagon’s fiscal year on Sept. 30, Defense Department acquisitions specialists rushed to shovel money out the door, awarding contracts left and right in the final days of September. By the time all...
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8 Steps to Budget Mastery in 20 Minutes a Month

The word “budget” strikes fear and panic in many. No one likes to think about them, let alone talk about them. The truth of the matter is that most budgets fail, and they fail badly, because most budgets lie. Yes, that’s right — they lie. A budget can...
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How to Save Money on Thanksgiving Dinner

Whether your Thanksgiving plans include hitting the stores early or intentionally boycotting “Black Thursday” sales, most Americans have at least one thing in common on Turkey Day: the preparation of an epic meal. This year, some unwelcome news is wafting into households: According to the Department of Agriculture,...
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