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The 10 most popular cities that Americans moved to last year — and four are in this one state
Here’s a hint: No New York or California cities made the Penske list of ’10 Moving Destinations for 2021,’ but plenty of Southern cities did. Read More
‘Open discussion of salary is protected by law’: Should you tell your coworkers your salary — or keep it a secret?
‘Secrecy around wages is so embedded in the national psyche that a majority of employees do not discuss their salaries with coworkers.’ Read More
My family owns land that has been in our family for 100 years. I would like to leave this land to my wife, as we have no children. But what if she remarries?
‘My wife and I have started putting together a will. We have agreed to leave everything to each other.’ Read More
Gas prices just hit a new record high — and Memorial Day is around the corner: ‘There’s little, if any, good news about fuel prices heading into summer’
Markets are currently processing a proposed EU ban on Russian crude oil. Read More
Janet Yellen: Rolling back abortion rights ‘would have very damaging effects on the economy and would set women back decades’
At a Senate banking committee, Yellen talked about what the loss of abortion access would mean economically for women. Read More
American household debt continues to march higher, driven by one major factor, New York Fed says
Total household debt increased by $266 billion in the first quarter of 2022, a 1.7% increase, the New York Federal Reserve said Tuesday Read More
Inflation, supply-chain issues and product recalls lead to ‘unprecedented’ shortage in baby formula. But don’t try making your own at home.
A product recall from baby-formula giant Abbott Nutrition in February is compounding pandemic-induced supply-chain problems. Read More
When financial advisers ask about your earliest memory of money, help them get to the truth
Experiences with money in childhood tend to carry over into adulthood. Read More
12 hybrids and gas cars that get the best mileage
Even if you’re not looking for an electric car, several hybrids offer spectacular mpg without the range anxiety—and don’t write off the gas-only car either. Read More
Teens headed to college this year could face almost $40K in debt, and more parents are shouldering the load
Many parents who take on this debt burden harm their retirement. Here are some ways families can manage costs of student loan debt. Read More