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If you're looking to buy cryptocurrency to hold for an extended period of time, check out our list. These are great additions for long-term potential growth.

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27 Best Cheap Stocks To Buy Now

When deciding which cheap stocks to buy, it's important to factor in their potential to grow. Here are 27 low-cost stocks to consider for your portfolio.

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3 Hidden Costs of Dining Out and How To Navigate Them to Your Financial Advantage

Have you noticed an increase in restaurant dining and takeout costs recently? The recent Consumer Price Index report showed that "food away from home" — which includes takeout, full-service dining…

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McDonald’s To Sell Russian Businesses – Will Stocks Fall?

Near the start of the Russia-Ukraine war, McDonald's Corporation paused operations and temporarily closed restaurants in Russia. On Monday, May 16, the fast-food giant announced it will sell its…

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How to Figure Out Your Personal Inflation Rate and See Where to Budget Differently

The Consumer Price Index report for April calculated the inflation rate at 8.3% since last year, as GOBankingRates recently reported. April represented the first time in eight months that the CPI's…

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How Much Is Bill Gates Worth?

Bill Gates, 66-years-old, is an American tech magnate, author and philanthropist who has been one of the richest person in the world for much of the last 20 years. Even though he has dropped…

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How Much Is Jeff Bezos Worth?

Jeff Bezos, 58, is an American businessperson, entrepreneur, philanthropist, media mogul and citizen astronaut who is the mastermind and former CEO/president of retail juggernaut Amazon. See: 22 Side…

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GO in the Know: Stamps Going Up, JetBlue Gets Hostile & Top Financial News for May 16

Happy Monday, everyone. We're back with the lowdown on the most important financial stories of the day. Check 'em out. The Big Lead: USPS To Hike Stamp Prices The price of a U.S. First-Class Mail…

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USPS To Hike Stamp Prices in July — Here’s What You’ll Pay

The price of a U.S. First-Class Mail stamp is going up again, and the United States Postal Service (USPS) is hinting at more hikes on the way. Discover: 10 Costco Brand Items With the Best Bargains in…

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JetBlue To Launch a Hostile Takeover of Spirit Airlines

Discount airline JetBlue will try to navigate its way around the usual buyout rules by launching a hostile bid to take over rival Spirit Airlines. Read More: Stimulus Updates To Know for Spring…

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Which Parent Claims a Child on Their Taxes in the Event of Divorce?

Divorce can have a deep emotional impact on families and their individual members. Almost everything changes when two married people divorce, including how they file taxes. Discover: 10 Reasons You…

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Can Elon Musk Walk Away From $44 Billion Twitter Deal? Not Really, Here’s Why

Being the world's richest person has its perks, but they don't include abandoning a business deal you've signed on to without facing the consequences. Tesla CEO Elon Musk will find that out if he…

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Social Security Payments Need to Be $540 More Today To Equal Value in 2000

This year's Social Security cost of living adjustment (COLA) isn't nearly enough to help boost seniors' purchasing power. In fact, according to data from The Senior Citizens League (TSCL), high…

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