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As vacations resume, here's why you might want to hire a travel advisor

As the pandemic ruined vacation plans last year, travel advisors' clients had a leg up. Now, should you consider becoming a customer, and even paying a fee?

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Student loan payments will resume soon. Here's what you should do now

Student loan borrowers have been off the hook from their payments for over a year. As bills come due again, experts recommend people take these steps.

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As 'buy now, pay later' apps become more popular, proceed with caution

"Buy now, pay later" services, which let you spread out payments, can be attractive. Just be sure to understand what you are signing up for.

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Big savers may boost their retirement stash with this option

Employees may boost retirement savings with after-tax 401(k) contributions. Here's what big savers need to know about this tax-savvy option.

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Goldman Sachs ramps up bitcoin trading in new partnership with Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital

The moves by Goldman may reverberate on Wall Street and beyond as banks increasingly face pressure from clients who want exposure to bitcoin.

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Day Trading Tips for Beginners

Guest Post | Jun 18, 2021 Day trading was hugely popular back in the 1990s but its popularity waned with the turn of the millennium. Now, it's starting to make a comeback in a big way, with more and more people taking an active interest in these unique forms of trading. Some hope to use


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How blockchain and cryptocurrencies can help build a greener future

WEF | Stephen Stonberg | Jun 17, 2021 As with the feverish debate around Bitcoin and its carbon footprint, there has been no shortage of discussion surrounding cryptocurrencies and the energy they consume. But this back and forth around crypto’s environmental impact is missing a glaring point. It is important to recognize that crypto is


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Here's Suze Orman's best advice for small business owners

From retirement planning to investing and saving, Suze Orman has guidance for small business owners recovering from the pandemic.

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Early signs that you have a spending problem, and what to do about it

Americans are excited to get back to some of their favorite activities as Covid-19 restrictions end. For some, it may lead to overspending.

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Just 5% of people who applied for public service loan forgiveness have qualified

Student loan borrowers working in public service and hoping to get their debt forgiven are still running into trouble. How to increase your odds of success.

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Amazon Prime Day starts soon. These are the top deals so far

Amazon's two-day shopping event is set to start on June 21. Here are some of the best deals so far, and they're not all from the retail giant.

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Most workers wait years for a company's 401(k) match to become their money

Even though most employers match a portion of their employees' 401(k) contributions, they also don't immediately grant ownership of that money, a survey shows.

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New study reveals environmental footprint of internet activities

Anthropocene | Sarah DeWeerdt | Jun 15, 2021 The major determinant of the environmental footprint of Internet activities: video, especially high-definition video, a new study reveals. Virtual meetings and telework reduce the environmental impacts from travel, as pandemic-related lockdowns have demonstrated over the past year and a half. But the Internet has an environmental impact


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Lina Khan: The 32-year-old taking on Big Tech as new Chair of the US FTC

BBC | James Clayton | Jun 16, 2021 On Tuesday, 32-year-old Lina Khan was sworn in as chair of the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The role is a hugely powerful one, which protects consumers from bad business practices and companies from unfair competition. And when it comes to unfair competition, there is one sector


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Never take the first offer. Here's how this coach helped job seekers negotiate more than $500,000 in extra salary before even getting hired

Future employers are expecting you to make a counteroffer before you accept the job, according to financial expert Tori Dunlap.

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