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30 Money Mistakes You’re Probably Making This Summer

You can still have fun without busting your budget if you avoid these common pitfalls.<p>Summer is a time to cut loose and have fun. But, if you’re not …

20 great places you can live in the US for $1,000 a month

Sometimes, the rent is too darn high. In fact, the number of households in the United States spending more than 50 percent of their income on rent is on the rise, according to a report by Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies and Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. The report points …

20 Tourist Scams to Watch Out for When Abroad

When traveling abroad, it's not uncommon to get caught in a scammer's game — even if you consider yourself to be a relatively savvy traveler. …

In the middle of a zombie apocalypse? You’ll still get emergency alerts with this app

It’s ironic that sometimes when it’s most important to communicate, it can be nearly impossible to do so. Disasters or other emergency situations can …

There's a Brilliant New Way to Pay Less for Your Flights

There are probably worse travel planners than me, but I doubt it. I’m a procrastinator, and always fretting that I didn’t find the best deal. So a …

14 Tips on How You Can Prevent Theft in Hotels and Aboard Airplanes

I f recent reports are any indication, theft of the property of travelers while aboard airplanes and staying in hotel rooms have been increasing — …

Montreal city guide: what to see plus the best bars, restaurants and music

It’s got Gallic charm, North American grit and parties like nowhere else. And with two new direct flights starting from the UK, Montreal now makes a perfect city break<p>Montreal doubled for Brooklyn in John Crowley’s eponymous 2015 film, has been dubbed the next Seattle, and last year became the new …

Turkey refuses EU travel to highly skilled Syrian refugees: report

German media has reported that Ankara is banning Syrian academics from leaving Turkey. Turkey has already threatened to end a migration deal with the …

The world is facing a pension disaster

A new report released by Citibank estimates that the total value of unfunded or underfunded government pension liabilities for 20 OECD countries stands at a staggering US$78 trillion.<p>That's US$78,000,000,000,000, unfunded, that's owed to public-sector workers. Putting that figure into perspective, …

Les Moonves, CBS, and Trump: Is TV's business model killing democracy?

No one should be surprised that broadcast executives are rubbing their hands in glee over the torrent of cash flowing their way from political advertising during this campaign season, or the huge audiences they're getting from the spectacle.<p>But it's hard to think of anyone speaking about this as …

8 Scams That Could Ruin Your Vacation

Punxsutawney Phil didn't see his shadow this year, which means spring is right around the corner. For the winter weary, however, summer is still too far away and the lure of blue-green seascapes under sunny skies is strong.<p>If you've decided to take the plunge, remember: Your vacation is supposed to …

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Poorest town in poorest state: segregation is gone but so are the jobs

Tchula’s chief of police was drifting into sleep at the desk of his sparsely furnished office. Billy Reed had been describing what it was to run a department with so little money it relied on hand-me-down patrol cars still bearing the markings of other forces.<p>The cars were sitting out back, not far …

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How to pour beer like a German

Of course, no one has perfected pouring liquid gold quite like the Germans, famous for their expertise in all things beer, as well as their stringency in, well, everything. We tapped a real live German — Sylvester Schneider, owner of German bar and restaurant Zum Schneider in New York's Alphabet …

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10 Things NOT To Do On A Cruise

<i>By Zachary Laks</i><p>Whether it's your first time sailing or you're a veteran of the seas, cruises can be a bit tricky to figure out. After all, the biggest ships are like floating cities, filled with restaurants, bars, shows, spas, and other perks to enjoy on your journey. That being said, it's easy to …

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5 ways to make money with your phone

You don't like to think about it, but between the up-front cost and the monthly contract payments, your phone costs you a fair bit of money. What you might not realize is that it can make you money, too.<p>You won’t get rich, but you can pay for a few trips to Starbucks. Here’s how to get started.<p><b>1.</b> …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

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