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Next Avenue: Why are women quitting work so soon after 50?

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. After 21 years in the military and about 28 working in higher education, Carol Gee, of Stone Mountain, Ga., left her job two months shy of turning 62. She hadn’t planned to retire then. Gee found her job researching and writing case studies for professors both interesting and fulfilling. She worked autonomously ...

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Money Brain: You probably don’t have what it takes to beat the market

Awarding the 2013 Nobel Prize in economic sciences jointly to Eugene Fama and Robert Shiller puzzled many. “If you’ve been wondering whether it’s possible to regularly beat the stock market averages,” wrote Steven Rattner, a Wall Street financier and commentator at the time, “you didn’t get any guidance from the Nobel Prize committee this year.” Rattner placed Shiller in one ...

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Marie Kondo says this one thing could be holding you back from falling in love

What’s the secret to dressing better, falling in love and overall feeling happier? It might be as simple as cleaning your house. That’s according to professional organizer Marie Kondo, who developed a decluttering technique now known as KonMari. Her first book, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing,” was originally published in Japan in ...

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Bosses who do this are more likely to lose their female employees

Bosses may inadvertently be alienating their female employees with a single behavior. Nearly two-thirds of workers said that a boss taking credit for their work was the least acceptable behavior among managers, according to a survey of more than 1,000 adults on the attributes of “bad bosses” conducted by human resources software provider BambooHR. “Bad bosses become glory hogs because ...

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NerdWallet: 25 things first-time home buyers need to do

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. Buying a home can be nerve-racking, especially if you’re a first-time home buyer. Not only is it probably the biggest purchase of your life, but the process is complicated and fraught with unfamiliar lingo and surprise expen… MarketWatch.com – All MarketWatch News – Personal Finance

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How to hustle like a stripper (in your career)

Jacqueline Frances, an artist and stripper who is known by her name “Jacq the Stripper,” has worked in dozens of clubs and counted untold stacks of money since she started her career seven years ago. The 30 year old has since amassed a following of 67,000 on Instagram, embarked on an international talent show tour, and written three books, including ...

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15 Money Myths That Can Destroy Your Retirement

Shutterstock photo According to a March 2017 GOBankingRates survey, more than half of all Americans will retire broke. Furthermore, the annual Retirement Savings survey found that one in three (34 percent) respondents said they had $ 0 tucked away for their golden years. If you’r… Latest Articles in Insurance

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5 Reasons Renters Should Consider Getting Flood Insurance

Shutterstock photo This content is made possible by our sponsor; the views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc. The Atlantic hurricane season is officially underway, and most homeowners in high-risk areas should already have their insurance in order. As flood victims can attest, the next ...

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