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These 27 ‘Bachelor’ and ‘Bachelorette’ Stars Are Worth What?

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Scott Gries/Invision/AP/Shutterstock (9059332i)Best known as guitarist and frontman of the band "Kiss," musician Paul Stanley poses for a portrait, on in New YorkPaul Stanley Portrait Session, New York, USA.

How Rich Is Paul Stanley?

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Unclear on Social Security Benefits? These Are the 4 Types Seniors Should Know

Are you retirement ready?

Getting Back to Work

10 US Cities With Plenty of Jobs and Cheap Housing

With many American families struggling with high rent, credit card debt and student loans, as well as a global pandemic, it might be difficult to find an affordable place to lay down roots. Finding a place to live with good-paying jobs and affordable housing is certainly a delicate balance. Many U.S. cities have one or the other, with American families assuming that a city with decent wages will come with high housing costs. But luckily, there are plenty of cities that offer the best of both worlds. Find Out: 50 Cities Where It’s Cheaper To Buy a Home Than Rent Read More: Rising Sea Levels Are Hurting Home Values in These 40 Cities To identify cities in the U.S. that have plenty of jobs and cheap housing, GOBankingRates gathered information on the 200 biggest housing markets in the U.S., according to Zillow. We gathered data available regarding the typical home value and monthly rent as of March 2021, as well as the city's unemployment rate, according to the 2019 American Community Survey. Discover: See the Full List of Money's Most Influential and More The 10 cities in the final ranking have values lower than the U.S. national average in all of the above factors. Additional data on labor force participation and livability score was gathered from the American Community Survey and AreaVibes. All data was collected on and up to date as of April 26, 2021. Find out if your city has cheap housing and job opportunities. Last updated: August 5, 2021

These 7 Side Hustle Apps Will Make You Extra Cash

If you're looking to earn some extra cash without having to compromise your schedule, there are several side hustle apps you may want to consider. With these money-making apps, you can get started quickly with little to no initial costs. Whether you're looking for gig economy jobs or just want an app that can earn you extra cash, there's something out there for you. While these apps may not make you rich, it's worth taking a look at some of the easy ways of earning money just by using your phone. 7 Best Side Hustle Apps to Make Money Here…

How Much You Really Take Home From a $100K Salary in Every State

Making a six-figure salary is something many of us aspire to do. However, even if your salary is $100,000, you will take home a lot less home after taxes. Read: 10 Ways To Bounce Back From a Heavy Spending Month on Your Credit Card Budgeting Advice: 25 Secrets Every Rich Person Knows In addition to federal income taxes and FICA deductions, you might have to pay state and local taxes, depending on where you live. Each state has its own tax brackets and rates, so how much gets taken out of your paycheck varies by state. Where does your state rank? Last updated: Aug. 4, 2021

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Top Mistakes Remote Job Seekers Make on Their Resumes

It turns out that a whole lot of people who got a taste of remote work during the pandemic have no intention of going back to the office without a fight. A recent study from FlexJobs found that a full 65% of employees now want to work from home full time while the other third prefer a hybrid schedule. Nearly three out of five were ready to quit immediately if working from home was no longer an option post-pandemic. Read: Companies That Let You Work From Anywhere See: When These Big Companies Are Planning To Return To the Office In short, if you’re looking for a job that lets you work from wherever, get in line — openings for remote positions are attracting a whole lot of resumes. If yours is one of them, keep reading to learn about the biggest mistakes you definitely want to avoid straight from the career coaches at FlexJobs. Last updated: July 29, 2021

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27 Most Lucrative Side Hustles for People Over 50

If you think the side hustle was born to serve the millennial generation, that might be true. Everywhere you turn these days, it seems like millennials — ages 23 to 38 — have at least one additional way that they make money other than their main job. See: 50 Ways To Live the Big Life on a Small Budget Read: Companies That Let You Work From Anywhere But other age groups besides millennials are interested in side jobs as ways to make extra money, too. Baby boomers — or adults ages 55 to 73 — are also getting their hustle on, whether it's to earn a little extra money for fun or to supplement their main source of income. Find Out: 15 Signs Your Employer Wants You To Retire Baby boomers are hustling harder than millennials, according to a study by Wonolo, a gig platform. One baby boomer out of every 3 is completing three or more gigs a week on its platform, compared to only 1 in 5 millennials. If you're looking to earn more money, find out which side hustle opportunities can help you reach your financial goals. Last updated: Oct. 6, 2021

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The Biggest Salary Negotiation Mistakes You’re Making

With the COVID-19 pandemic still going strong, it’s a very tough time to be looking for a new job. But don’t let the struggle inhibit you from doing what you can to get good pay and benefits. Even in a shaky economy, hiring managers expect candidates to negotiate terms. Good To Know: 20 Jobs Where You Can Make $60,000 Out of College “(E)ven with a much larger group of applicants, finding the right candidate for the role is more important than ever,” said Cynthia Spraggs, CEO of Virtira and author of "How To Work From Home And Actually Get SH*T Done: 50 Tips for Leaders and Professionals to Work Remotely and Outperform the Office." "If you are one of the top candidates, know that we want you as much as you want us. Negotiate from that strength." Not only are you expected to negotiate, but failure to do so could not only hurt your career but also your prospective employer’s impressions of you. Read: 10 US Cities With Plenty of Jobs and Cheap Housing Learn: 45 Jobs That Can Make You a Millionaire Before Retirement "When a person immediately signs and returns the offer, no discussion, no negotiation, I immediately fear certain things," said Michael Sherlock, speaker, author and corporate trainer. "(I fear that) they don’t have any confidence in themselves (aka, they don’t believe they are worth more); aren’t good salespeople/sales leaders — after all, if you can’t sell yourself in a salary negotiation, how are you going to react when a customer gives you a price objection?; (and) maybe I could have gotten them for even less." But people can easily go wrong when it comes to the art of negotiation. Here’s a look at 12 mistakes that CEOs and job recruiters see happening. Take note so that you don’t blow your next job interview. Last updated: Sept. 22, 2021


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How Much Kanye West Is Worth After Officially Changing His Name

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New Crypto Copy-Trading Platform Helps Those ‘In the Know’ Guide Beginners Toward Success

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP/Shutterstock (12118454c)Journalist Katie Couric attends a screening for "Turning Tables: Cooking, Serving, and Surviving in a Global Pandemic" during the 20th Tribeca Festival at The Waterfront Plaza at Brookfield Place, in New York2021 Tribeca Festival - "Turning Tables: Cooking, Serving, and Surviving in a Global Pandemic" Screening, New York, United States - 18 Jun 2021.

How Much is Katie Couric Worth?

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Stimulus Errors: Was Your Child Tax Credit Check Smaller Than Usual? Here’s What’s Going On


SEC Releases Much Anticipated GameStop Report, but Stops Short of Policy Changes

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Beware: Pandemic-Related Scams Have Cost Consumers Over Half a Billion So Far

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Senior Savings: When Retirees Should Consider Bankruptcy

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Yellen Urges Congress To Come To Permanent Debt Ceiling Resolution Before Treasury Money Runs Out

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What are the Best and Worst States for Workers 65 and Over?

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Which States Received The Most Child Tax Credit Money To Date?

The Best Credit Card for Every Stage of Your Financial Life

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Here’s Why It’s Harder To Get Approved for Some Credit Cards

Best Capital One Rewards Credit Cards

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Best Capital One Cash-Back Credit Cards

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Best Capital One Travel Credit Cards

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How Much Is Kourtney Kardashian Worth?

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Is There a Way To Short Bitcoin? Michael Burry of ‘The Big Short’ Fame Ponders Before Quitting Twitter

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Savings Has Grown by $2.7 Trillion Worldwide — How It’s Affected Spending Habits for Better (and Worse)

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Crypto Marketplace Bakkt Goes Public, Amid Increased Digital Asset Interest

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Fourth Stimulus Won’t Happen, But These Federal Programs Aid Those In Financial Need

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Colin Powell’s Fortune Includes a Legacy of Service and Patronage

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Forget Black Friday, These Shipping Deadlines Mean You Need to Shop Now

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Walmart Announces Black Friday Sales — Plan Ahead for Major Deals Starting Today

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Parent Plus Loans: How Much Debt Are Parents in and Can It Be Forgiven?

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Zillow Stock Forecast: Will Value Continue Tumbling After 2021 Homebuying Contract Pause?

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Social Security Got Its Biggest COLA Bump Ever – Are Rising Food Prices Covered?

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Will Move to Off-Peak Hours — Which Can Push Goods 25% Faster — Alleviate Supply Chain Backlogs?

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Netflix’s ‘Squid Game’ Brings in Nearly $900M – Is It a Good Time to Invest?

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Angry Workers Are On Strike to ‘Earn a Decent Living’

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Can I Still Get Child Tax Credit Payments?

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Bacon Apocalypse: How a California Law Could Raise Pork Prices Even Higher

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Senior Savings: How Exploring Medicare Options Cuts Costs During Open Enrollment

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When is the Last Day I Can Sign Up to Get the Child Tax Credit?

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How To Use The Child Tax Credit Update Portal

Social Security Benefits Might Get Cut Early — What Does It Mean for You?

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10 Cheap Cryptocurrencies To Buy

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States Whose Economies Are Failing vs. States Whose Economies Are Thriving

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5 Social Security Benefits You Can Claim Online

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How To Change Your Direct Deposit Information on the Child Tax Credit Update Portal

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Didn’t Get Your Child Tax Credit? Here’s How to Track It Down

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Social Security Eligibility: What It Takes to Receive Max Monthly $3,895

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When Social Security Runs Out: What the Program Will Look Like in 2035

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8 Best Cryptocurrencies To Invest In for 2021

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Senior Stimulus: Advocacy Group Proposes One-Time, $1,400 Payment for Social Security Recipients

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How Much Is Wells Fargo Worth?

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Having Trouble Accessing the Child Tax Credit Portal? Here’s How To Sign Into

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CFTC Fines Tether $41 Million for ‘Misleading Statements’ on Stablecoin

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Delta Variant Spread Extends Pandemic-Era Financial Struggles for US Families

How Much Is Bank of America Worth?

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Bank of America Stock: Is It a Good Buy?

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Senior Healthcare: Out-of-Pocket Expenses Too Large for Medicare Beneficiaries

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Medicare Open Enrollment Starts Today: What You Need to Know

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How Rich Is Howard Stern?

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What is the Income Limit for the 2021 Child Tax Credit?

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How Do I Access the Child Tax Credit Portal?

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Filing Your Taxes Today? Find Out How The IRS Lets You Do It For Free

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Tax Extension Due Day: When Does My Local Post Office Close Today?

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Parents Take to Twitter (Again) About Shortages in October’s Child Tax Credit Payment

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Your Taxes Are Due Today if You Filed For an Extension

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Stimulus Update: Haven’t Received a Child Tax Credit Payment? Check if You’re Eligible

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How Rich Is ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ Duane Chapman?

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Even in the Creator Economy, Wealth Stays With the Top 1%

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How To Snag That Seasonal Job — and Make It Permanent

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Student Loan Forgiveness: Department of Education’s ‘Transformational’ Changes Improve 99% Rejection Rate

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Crypto Credit Cards Are Enticing, but There Are a Few Things You Should Know First

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Millions of Americans Are Still Long-Term Unemployed, But the Number Is Falling

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3 Cryptos To Watch Closely During the Tail End of 2021

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How Will Small Businesses Adapt to Vaccine Passports?

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Pandemic Is Turning Millions Into Entrepreneurs — Is It the Right Financial Move For You?

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How COVID-19 Has Impacted Retirement Savings

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Not-Yet-Launched Coinbase NFT Platform Already Hits 1 Million Waitlist Signups

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Why Does The Government Want to Know How Much is in Your Bank Account?

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Polkadot Sets Date for Parachain Auctions

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Rental Car Costs Up 43% and 11 More Inflationary Increases You May Not Have Noticed

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While Still Historically Low, Foreclosures Spike 34% As Mortgage Relief Programs End

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Extra Crude Oil Reserves Are Up – Could It Force Lower Prices?

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Goodbye FedEx? Amazon May Be Looking to Buy Cargo Jets That Can Travel to China

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Stimulus Update: Child Tax Credit Payments Will Hit Banks Accounts Tomorrow

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Putin Acknowledges Crypto’s Potential as Trade Currency (Provided Oil Isn’t Involved)

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Walgreens Beats Estimates for the Quarter Thanks to COVID-19 Vaccines and Tests

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Jobless Claims Finally Fall Below 300,000 for the First Time Since the Start of the Pandemic

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Most Recent Fed Meeting Shows Possible Interest Rate Move This Year

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Crypto Pop-Up Exchanges on the Rise as Retail Investing Grows in Popularity

Decreasing US Salt Intake Could Save Country $40 Billion in Healthcare Costs

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Kraft Heinz to Consumers on Inflation-Related Price Hikes: ‘Get Used to It’

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Top High Dividend Stocks You Should Consider for Your Portfolio

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Binance Launches ‘Biggest Growth Fund in Crypto History’ — How Could It Impact Blockchain Industry?

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How To Write Investment Losses Off On Your Taxes

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A Whopping 50% of Americans Plan To Change Careers Due to COVID-Related Job Gripes

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As William Shatner Takes Off in Blue Origin’s Rocket, Space Stocks Gain Attention Once Again

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US Leads World Bitcoin Mining, Following China Mining Crackdown

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Biden Administration Announces 24/7 Work at Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports to Clear Backups

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Retirement Withdrawals 2021: Making Sense of the Baffling Requirements and IRS Penalties

Supply Chain Woes Could Lessen as Vietnamese Intel, Samsung Plants Fully Open

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Chip Shortage Forces Apple to Reduce iPhone Production: What Will This Mean for Holiday Shoppers?

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Google Launches Security Initiative to Help Businesses Improve Cybersecurity in the Hybrid Workspace

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Moderna Chairman Refuses To Share Vaccine Formula — Will Pfizer’s Popularity Hurt Its Stock Value?

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Consumer Price Index: Inflation Won’t Let Up – Food and Gas Prices Rise Again in September 

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Target Partners With Sezzle & Affirm for Buy Now, Pay Later Holiday Shopping

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Nearly 400,000 Put in 40-Hour Weeks Making YouTube Videos — Will It Pay Off?

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