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The Best Memorial Day Deals to Take Advantage Of

The Best Memorial Day Deals to Take Advantage Of

Does it seem like Memorial Day falls early this year, or have you completely lost all sense of time? Though you, like thousands of others, may not be perceiving time normally, Memorial Day does fall early this year. Memorial Day, observed in the United States, honors those who died in service of the U.S. military....

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9 in 10 Adults Aren’t Getting Enough of This Nutrient

9 in 10 Adults Aren’t Getting Enough of This Nutrient

There’s no such thing as a miracle food that will let you live forever. But would you believe there’s one that reduces the chance of debilitating heart attacks and strokes? Or that the same food reduces the risk of long-term diseases like type-2 diabetes? Would you believe that it has other health benefits such as...

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Here’s How to Catch Up On Your Retirement Savings

Here’s How to Catch Up On Your Retirement Savings

Even before economic uncertainty struck, lack of retirement savings was an issue for many Americans. In a study conducted by the Insured Retirement Institute, researchers found that only 54% of baby boomers have retirement savings. Lack of retirement savings is, understandably, a major source of stress. You may feel like there’s no way to get...

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What to Expect When You Start Exercising

What to Expect When You Start Exercising

Declining muscle mass, as you may already be aware, is yet another part of aging. In fact, it begins as early as your thirties. Though other age-related issues such as mobility challenges, diminishing strength, and more difficult recoveries can make it harder to stay motivated as you reach your fifties and beyond, this doesn’t mean...

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How to Score Free Shipping at Your Favorite Stores

How to Score Free Shipping at Your Favorite Stores

Thanks to the internet, it’s easier than ever to decide you want something and have it show up on your doorstep within the week. But after a while, those shipping costs start to add up! When you’re already spending your hard-earned cash, shipping charges can be tough to swallow. Though order minimums may guarantee you...

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5 Free Ways to Help Others Right Now

5 Free Ways to Help Others Right Now

If you’re like me, thinking about the seemingly endless problems facing the world today quickly starts to feel overwhelming. It can feel like there’s nothing you can do, especially if you don’t have tons of disposable income to give away. (And let’s face it, most of us are not and will never be billionaire philanthropists.)...

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32 National Parks You Can Virtually Visit Right Now

32 National Parks You Can Virtually Visit Right Now

While millions continue to practice social distancing, most people’s schedules have changed in some way or another. Maybe you’re missing your usual Saturday nights out or have postponed upcoming travel plans. Though canceling plans isn’t something anyone wants to do, some companies and famous locations are stepping up in new and exciting ways. Before, we...

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4 Ways to Prepare for a Financial Emergency

4 Ways to Prepare for a Financial Emergency

It’s an unfortunate reality that millions of people are one bad day away from a financial emergency. While no one ever expects or wants this to happen, it’s a good idea to be prepared just in case. Having a plan in place now may help you panic less in the future. Here are some ways...

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Here’s How Banks Are Helping During the Coronavirus Crisis

Here’s How Banks Are Helping During the Coronavirus Crisis

For many, COVID-19 has affected not just our daily routine, but our entire lives. All too many have lost jobs or found themselves in a precarious financial situation. Fortunately, some companies, including banks and airlines, are adding temporary measures to help customers who have been impacted. We’ve already published a list of internet and phone...

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When was the last time you replaced these common items?

When was the last time you replaced these common items?

If you do household shopping, you know there are staples you buy regularly if not every week. Maybe your staple items include things like toilet paper, eggs, and cereal—things you go through quickly. And then there are the items you don’t buy regularly. Maybe you needed an ingredient you normally wouldn’t use for a dish...