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‘True Cost of Aging’ Index Shows Many Can’t Afford Basic Necessities

Fran Seeley, 81, doesn’t see herself as living on the edge of a financial crisis. But she’s uncomfortably close. Each month, Seeley, a retired teacher, gets $925 from Social Security and a $287 disbursement from an individual retirement account.

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Making The Most Of Hand-Me-Down Decor

As we move through a world of disposable things, it’s easy to forget that previous generations kept nearly everything. Furniture was made to last.

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Barbecue On A Budget: 5 Tips To Save Money When Grilling

If you’re one of the 70% of all households in the U.S. to own a grill or smoker, you’re probably looking forward to summer cookouts and barbecues.

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Prepare For Sticker Shock If You Are Traveling This Summer

Airlines and tourist destinations are expecting monster crowds this summer as travel restrictions ease and pandemic fatigue overcomes lingering fear of contracting COVID-19 during travel.

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How To Protect Your Spending Power From Inflation

Inflation, the rise in consumer prices, is a slow erosion of your money over time. Before 2021, the United States hadn’t seen annual core inflation much above 3 percent for the better part of 25 years.

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Why U.S. Inflation Is So High, And When It May Ease

At first, it didn’t even register as a threat. Then it seemed like a temporary annoyance. Now, inflation is flashing red for the Federal Reserve’s policymakers and delivering sticker shock to Americans at the used car lot, the supermarket, the gas station, the rental office.

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