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T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T and Sprint unlimited plans compared

Starting Aug. 10, T-Mobile will launch its new Essentials unlimited data plan. At $60 a month, it's basically a cheaper version of the T-Mobile One plan but skips the free Netflix and international data. T-Mobile Essentials is one of over a dozen unlimited plans that the four major US carriers …

T-Mobile

Your cable company will hate you as much as you hate them after you get this $39 box

Pretty much no one likes his or her cable company. After years of overcharging, terrible customer service, and a wide range of anti-consumer …

Customer Service

Beyond the federal tax credit: a guide to clean-car incentives

The king of all financial incentives for plug-in cars is, of course, the federal tax credit of up to $7,500.<p>It’s not the only one, though.<p>With …

Electric Vehicles

Republicans Projected to Pick up Seventy Seats in Prison

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In a development that could dramatically change the composition of the federal penitentiary system, Republicans are projected to pick up as many as seventy seats in prison, a leading incarceration expert said on Thursday.<p>“Prognostication is an inexact science,” …

Donald Trump

Don’t overpay for these 5 simple car fixes

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Car owners often overpay, sometimes by hundreds of dollars, to solve problems they could …

Remote Controls

Trump Will Fold if Mueller Calls His Bluff. Giuliani Is the Tell.

The president’s lawyer puts more preconditions on an interview that the special counsel will never agree to meet. It’s meant to make the eventual …

Donald Trump

Car buying red flags: 5 signs you need to walk away from a deal

I entered the auto dealer’s showroom thinking the no-haggle approach was the new way of doing business. The hard-sell designed to separate me from more of my money, I thought, was a thing of the past.<p>That naïve notion was quickly dispelled.<p>There’s no better feeling, of course, than getting a good …

Personal Finance

This High School Teacher Quit His Job to Deliver Groceries. Now He's Making $100,000 a Year

'It's a sad state of affairs that I have my degree and I'm delivering groceries and making more money than I was teaching after 20 years.'<p>For the …

High School

Tesla Solar Roof Owner Reveals the Cost and Surprising Savings in New Video

Tri Huynh is impressed.<p>One of the first owners of a Tesla Solar Roof says he’s “amazed” by the product, revealing the surprising usage statistics …

Tesla

Get the Most Used Car for Your Money

Three-year-old cars are the Goldilocks of the used-auto market. They’re new enough that drivers can get contemporary features, safety systems, and …

Living Rooms

You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.

While serving a humanitarian and ecclesiastical mission at the age of 20, I learned potentially the most important lesson of my life. How you spend …

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Were New Nissan LEAF Buyers Misled By False Advertising?

News of the Nissan LEAF’s potentially misleading advertising campaign is spreading like wildfire.In a report by BBC.com, UK owners are allegedly …

New bill to remove limit for $7.5k electric vehicle federal tax credit introduced as Tesla hits threshold

Tesla is likely going to be the first automaker to hit the 200,000th electric car delivery threshold in the US this quarter, which will initiate a one-year-long phase-out period to eventually remove access to the $7,500 federal tax credit for Tesla buyers.<p>But a new bill to remove the controversial …

How much EV range is really necessary?

At the moment, range is the biggest question for customers looking to buy an EV. Despite the average American’s commute being far less than the total …

The 50 best podcasts of 2018

<b>2 Dope Queens</b><br>Comedy panel hit<p>Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams’s podcast is a perfect storm of comedy and representation, with the two US comedians hanging out with their mostly female, often non-white and LGBT guests to chat “race, gender, sex, and other less serious topics”. Recorded in front …

Comedy

Trump Created An Office To Highlight Immigrant Crime. A Year Later, The Results Are Underwhelming.

The widespread "victimization by criminal aliens,” one of Trump’s favorite talking points, never materialized.<p><b>Since April of last year,</b> six operators sitting at a call center in Laguna Niguel, California, have fielded an astonishing range of calls for 12 hours a day.<p>One caller asked to make a …

Why you might want to buy a car out of state and have it shipped

Most people buy cars with as little amount of hassle and wait as possible. They drive to the closest dealer lot, pick out a blue one, sign some …

3 money milestones everyone should reach by 40

By the time you hit the big 4-0, you should have attained a few important goals to be on the right track to retirement.<p>When you're saving for retirement, it can be easy to fall into a rut. You get into a routine of saving a little bit each paycheck -- which is great! But it's easy to lose sight of …

Retirement

Tesla expands Model 3 display fleet to 17 more stores

Tesla managed to accumulate over 450,000 Model 3 reservations and most of the people who did reserve, they did it without ever seeing the car in person.<p>They will soon have the opportunity as Tesla significantly expands its Model 3 display fleet with 17 new stores today and more to come soon.<p>The …

A Tesla Model S For Less Than A Model 3? You Bet!

THE BEST DEAL ON A TESLA… EVER? [VIDEO]What if you could buy a Tesla Model S for <i>less</i> than the price of a base Model 3? According to Auto Evolution, …

VanMoof unveils two new theft-proof electric bicycles

Amsterdam-based VanMoof has just unveiled two new classy looking electric bicycles. The Electrified S2 and the smaller Electrified X2 are upgrades to their existing electric bicycle line and each comes with an array of new features.<p>The S2 is the larger of the two e-bikes and sports a standard …

America's poor becoming more destitute under Trump: U.N. expert

GENEVA (Reuters) - Poverty in the United States is extensive and deepening under the Trump administration whose policies seem aimed at removing the safety net from millions of poor people, while rewarding the rich, a U.N. human rights investigator has found.<p>Philip Alston, U.N. special rapporteur on …

Human Rights

You Can't Afford to Ignore This Wealth-Making Machine

Find out how you can make the most of your savings.<p>People need all the help they can get financially. When it comes to saving for retirement, a lot …

(No Longer) A Single Mom

There is a bittersweetness to losing my single mom identity, but I've found something beautiful in its place — for me and my daughter.<p><i>Amora. Amora</i></i> …

25 Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

These documentaries are powerful, shocking, heartbreaking, and intense, and each will expand the horizons of the viewers open to learning more about the world<p>Moviegoers are suckers for a true story, which is why documentary films are so endearing and fascinating. While we often respond to narrative …

All the live TV streaming services compared: Which has the best channel lineup?

With the runaway popularity of on-demand streaming video services like Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Video and Hulu, more people are deciding to stop paying for cable TV. But just because you cut the cord doesn't mean you have to give up live TV.<p>Right now seven major services offer live TV steamed over …

Sling TV

Want to switch to an electric bicycle? Try before you buy

Electric bicycles, which can provide anywhere from a small electric power assist to a completely effortless electric vehicle experience, are showing strong sales growth year after year. And while most consumer products are moving towards online sales, electric bicycles are one of the few holdouts …

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

Here's how a 100,000-mile Tesla Model S holds up

The vast, vast majority of luxury cars on sale in the U.S. score high in initial quality. Long-term quality, on the other hand, is a <i>different</i> matter, …

You Should Throw Away Your Germy Kitchen Sponge Immediately. Here’s How to Wash Your Dishes Instead

Quick — what’s the germiest room in the house?<p>You might be surprised to learn that it’s not the bathroom. Microscopic bugs and bacteria actually …