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5 Frequently Asked Retirement Questions

Planning for retirement can be one of the most nerve-racking things. You probably have a lot of questions about what you will need to do and when, how to ensure you will have enough money set aside, and how you will cover your expenses.

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Private Mortgage Insurance: What Is It?

While it’s possible to get a mortgage loan with as little as a 3.5 percent down payment (or with no down payment for some special programs), putting down less than 20 percent on a mortgage usually requires you to pay private mortgage insurance or PMI.

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Top Destinations for Solo Female Travelers

For some reason there’s still a great stigma surrounding traveling solo, especially for women. That’s really a shame, because traveling solo can be one of the most rewarding, liberating, and life-changing experiences of woman’s life.

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Best Health and Fitness Apps to Use in 2018

The new year has just started, and many people are getting back on track with their routines or are looking to begin a healthier way of living. There are many things that you can do on your own to get healthy, but sometimes it is good to have a little extra motivation, support, or education.

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How to Write an Effective College Admissions Essay

As students make the transition into university, the focus on effective writing becomes increasingly apparent. These tips will help you write a college admissions essay effectively. If you apply each of these tips, you’ll be able to address your audience with conviction and nail your essay with ease.

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What Does it Mean to Invest?

2017 was a great year for all three stock market indexes. The increases in these markets reflected a booming U.S. economy and excellent corporate profits.

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30 Tips to Save Big at the Grocery Store

Food is a necessary expense that is the third-largest bill in a household’s budget. While it can require a lot of will power and preparation to cut a monthly food budget in half by planning and shopping wisely, it is not an impossibility.  

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Top 10 Resume Mistakes

There is no such thing as a perfect resume. However, there are some things that are commonly accepted as mistakes. If you are trying to put together a resume for job applications, avoid these common mistakes that can cost you the position.

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25 Healthy Weight Loss Tips

Losing weight can feel like a losing battle sometimes. Fad diets abound, and scientific advice can change from what feels like day to day. Here are 25 healthy ways to lose weight, and not drive yourself crazy trying to do it!

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