Juneteenth is the newest federal holiday and why inflation could create a ‘giant wealth transfer’ from lenders to borrowers


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Feeling ‘FOGO’ or ‘cave syndrome’ as things reopen? Here’s how to get back out there

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7 rules for being a good houseguest this summer

After more than a year of social distancing, we are finally dusting off the guest rooms. But just as important as being a “hostess with the mostess” is guest etiquette. Read More

Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act — here’s how many Americans would have lost Obamacare

The high-stakes court decision ended in a 7-2 vote. Read More

Juneteenth is the newest federal holiday — a moment decades in the making for 94-year-old activist Opal Lee

Lee got a standing ovation before President Biden signed a bill establishing June 19 as Juneteenth National Independence Day. Read More

Why Uber and Lyft prices are spiking — and how you can get around for less

It could be months until there are enough drivers to significantly lower prices. Read More

‘It makes me angry’: My husband’s ex-wife has a $1 million insurance policy on his life. Can we cancel it?

‘Once all the kids have graduated, and there is no financial obligation to her, should she be allowed to keep it?’
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This is the full-size pickup that costs the least over 5 years

In a highly competitive segment, guess which truck not only stands out but racks up a 5-year savings of $4,274 over other trucks in its class. Read More

See how this 24-year-old paid off $20k in credit card debt in less than a year

Along with student loans, she had racked up four credit cards by charging food, textbooks, school supplies and other expenses. Read More

Brace yourself, here’s why inflation could create a ‘giant wealth transfer’ from lenders to borrowers

There’s one group of borrowers that can count themselves as ‘lucky’ during periods of inflation.
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I’m 46 and single, have $120K in cash and $400K in retirement, and own my home. Should I buy my dream $30K motorcycle?

‘I’ve lived within my means my entire life.’ Read More


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