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There's no difference between paying for a house in cash and getting a mortgage

Let's look at two scenarios for a 35-year-old couple, Marc and Melinda, buying a $1 million home. In the first scenario, they purchase it outright for $1 million. In the second, they put down 20%, or $200,000, and take out a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage at 4.3% for the remaining $800,000.<p>Which …

Which personality type do successful people share?

Which personality type is most successful in the workplace?<p>If you’re thinking “introvert” or “extrovert,” you’re probably wrong. The answer, …

'Think big, start small': 5 easy ways to start weekend family traditions

<i>Check back with TODAY Parents every day for a new tip on starting the school year off right. Today's topic: Creating weekend traditions.</i><p>As the school year ramps up, it often becomes harder than ever for families to spend time together. School, homework, sports, clubs and sleepovers dominate the …

Japan Can't Afford to Give Centenarians Gifts Anymore Because There Are Too Many of Them

Every year on Senior’s Day, new Japanese centenarians receive a special <i>sakazuki</i> — a silver cup valued at around $64. But as the country’s population …

A favourite of health-conscious eaters as well as junk food fans, chicken is taking over our diets in the US and Europe – but at what cost?<p>When it comes to diet, many health-conscious consumers have come to the conclusion that protein is king. Specifically: chicken. Diet trends, such as the …

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