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Please enjoy this wonderful dog frolicking through a homemade ball pit

One man dared dream the impossible and made his pup the happiest dog in the world with a homemade ball pit.<p>When a nearby Toys "R" Us was going out of …

Pets

Aurora Cannabis' Q3 Results: 3 Things You Need to Know About the Marijuana Stock's Blowout Quarter

After a stellar Q3 performance, Aurora's growth could be set to accelerate.<p><b>Aurora Cannabis</b> (NASDAQOTH:ACBFF) did it again. In February, the Canadian …

Cannabis

How does the average American spend their paycheck? See how you compare

How much do people make (and spend)?<p>The average American household's pretax income is nearly $75,000, but not surprisingly, most of this amount gets spent. In fact, when you add up the money that's paid for goods and services or taxes, the average household spends more than 90% of their income.<p>With …

Personal Finance

10 credit tips from someone with a perfect credit score

Looking to raise your credit score? Here are some credit tips from someone who has a perfect credit score and can help you boost your credit.<p>It's the …

Personal Finance

How Does the Average American Spend Their Paycheck?

How much do people make (and spend)?<p>The average American household's pre-tax income is nearly $75,000, but not surprisingly, most of this amount gets …

Personal Finance

Only 8% of Americans Are Making This Smart Retirement Move

It's shocking how few Americans take advantage of this.<p>The IRS recently released Individual Retirement Arrangement (IRA) data for the 2015 tax year, …

Retirement

Suze Orman Says This Is the Age You Should Retire—Not a Month or Year Before

<i>Originally published by Money</i><p>One of the most popular segments on my CNBC show was “How Am I Doing?” Viewers would call in and tell me everything …

Retirement

Don't Think Walls Work? Ask Yuma County's Sheriff

A common argument against President Donald Trump’s proposal to build a wall along the southwest border of the United States with Mexico is that it …

Why You Should (and Should Not) Max Out Your 401(k)

Why You Should (and Should Not) Max Out Your 401(k)<p>It Does Not Always Make Sense to Contribute the Max to your 401(k)<p>Updated April 02, 2018<p><b>Eat</b> …

18 Jaw-Dropping Stats About Retirement

The more you know, the fewer unpleasant surprises you'll face. These statistics can help you save or generate more money for retirement.<p>If you're …

Syfy picks up Happy! for a second season

It looks like Syfy is having a good time with Christopher Meloni’s mad quest for crazy justice alongside his imaginary friend Patton Oswalt the …

TV

Chip and Joanna Gaines Announce New Partnership With Tim Tebow

"We laid it all on the field and didn't hold anything back. We think it's the perfect finale to this amazing journey we've been on."

How Roth IRAs Can Help in an Emergency

The standard advice on emergency savings is that you want to keep yours in an FDIC-insured deposit account, protected from the stock market’s …

5 Best Commission-Free ETFs at Fidelity in 2018

These five commission-free ETFs offered by Fidelity can serve as the building blocks for a diversified investment portfolio.<p>Commission-free …

The 8 'Dogs Of The Dow' Selections For 2018

<i>Disclosure: I have no positions in Chevron, IBM, Coca Cola, Merck, Procter & Gamble, Verizon, Pfizer, ExxonMobil or any other stock mentioned in this article.</i><p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 2017 up 25.1% for the year, lagging its all-time intraday high of 24,876.07 set on Dec. 18. The eight …

Investing

'How MUCH is that federal salary?' Now you (and all taxpayers) can help drain the swamp

Every taxpayer in America can search the $136 billion federal payroll by zip code.<p>When President Donald Trump originally vowed to “drain the swamp” of Washington’s fathomless bureaucracy, it was hard to tell how deep the morass went. Now you can find out yourself, zip code by zip code, with an …

Donald Trump

Your Complete Guide to the 2018 Tax Changes

Here's how the U.S. tax system is changing for 2018 and beyond.<p>President Trump recently signed the tax reform bill into law, and it makes major …

Retirement

Newt Gingrich: Get ready for the great political surprise of 2018

The great political surprise of 2018 will be the size of the Republican victory.<p>After members of the elite media have spent two years savaging President Trump, lying about Republican legislation, and reassuring themselves that Republican defeat was inevitable, the size of the GOP victory in 2018 …

Rhode Island

2 Overlooked Dividend Stocks to Buy for 2018

Sure, dividend investors love to find great companies boasting yields of 5% or higher, but that leaves some great dividend stocks overlooked -- here …

These 3 Stocks Grew 20% in 2017, and They Aren't Slowing Down

One of America's biggest banks, China's leading social media darling, and a growing shoe company make the list.<p>This year has been a fantastic one for …

WATCH: Diamondbacks’ Pavin Smith pays off parents’ mortgage for Christmas

Pavin Smith made his parents cry for Christmas. But these were tears of joy.The Arizona Diamondbacks’ first-base prospect — who was originally …

MLB Draft

3 Retirement Rules Everyone Should Follow

It requires a little planning, but your future self will thank you for following these key retirement rules.<p>About one in four 65-year-olds in America …

All I Want For Christmas Are A Few Good REITs

Dividend paying stocks provide their shareholders with two return components: growth in capital and income. Many investors do not see it this way, as they tend to think of the dividend providing them their total return.<p>However, the stock market capitalizes earnings whether a company pays earnings …

Investing

Don't buy the Democrats' spin on taxes - all Americans will benefit, and here are 5 reasons why

The polls sponsored or cited by news organizations indicate that only between one-third and half of all Americans support the tax cuts signed into law Friday by President Trump. But the first thing to remember about these polls is that they were conducted by the same pollsters who told us Hillary …

Middle-class

Only 52% of Americans Are Taking the Best Road to Riches -- Are You?

There are many ways to invest for your future, but one has a far superior record of growth -- enough to turn annual $10,000 investments into more …

Salted Caramel Banana Pudding

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Shortcut Salted Caramel: Melt butter and light brown sugar in a small saucepan over medium, stirring occasionally. …

Trump signs tax overhaul, budget bill before heading to Mar-a-Lago

President Trump on Friday signed his first major legislative triumph – a $1.5 trillion tax overhaul expected to trigger tax cuts for most Americans next year – as well as a temporary spending bill that keeps the government running through mid-January.<p>Trump signed the bills before heading to his …

Donald Trump

If I Could Only Buy 1 Healthcare Stock in January, It Would Be This One

Including this big-cap biopharma in healthcare portfolios next month could be a savvy move.<p><b>Pfizer Inc.</b> (NYSE:PFE) is the one healthcare stock I'd add …

3 Dividend Stocks That Cut Bigger Checks Than Coca-Cola

Looking for high-yield dividend stocks? Our panel of investors thinks AT&T, Macy's, and IBM should be on your radar.<p><b>Coca-Cola</b> has long been a …

15 Retirement Stats That Will Blow You Away

Many of these facts and figures will surprise you -- and not understanding some of them can endanger your future financial security.<p>Do you have any …