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US National Park Centennial: Free Admission, Special Events, and Virtual Reality Tours

US National Park Centennial: Free Admission, Special Events, and Virtual Reality Tours

The National Park Service turned 100 on August 25, 2016. From Thursday 8/25 to Sunday 8/28/16, there will be special events and free admission to all 412 national parks. ...

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MogulREIT: CrowdFunded Real Estate for Non-Accredited Investors

MogulREIT: CrowdFunded Real Estate for Non-Accredited Investors

While the number of real estate crowdfunding sites keeps growing, most marketplaces still require you to be an accredited investor with high income and/or net worth requirements. ...

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Using Your 401(k) and Roth IRA as Emergency Funds

Using Your 401(k) and Roth IRA as Emergency Funds

We’ve all heard that you should keep an emergency fund in case of unexpected expenses or unemployment. But does it have to be in cash? Personal finance author Jonathan Clements ...

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Two Ways to Get Rich: Save Like Crazy, or Start a Business

Two Ways to Get Rich: Save Like Crazy, or Start a Business

Tom Corley performed a study examining 233 self-made millionaires over 5 years, and found that they fell into one of two categories as outlined in this Business Insider article: ...

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Store-Bought Rotisserie Chicken: An Economic Analysis

Store-Bought Rotisserie Chicken: An Economic Analysis

Costco’s $4.99 rotisserie chicken is about as famous as their $1.50 hot dog and soda combo. It’s cheap, but is it a good value? Priceonomics went out and did an real-world ...

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Buy Your Own Private Island

Buy Your Own Private Island

August 15, 2016 Have you watched HGTV's Island Hunters and dreamed about ...

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The Vanguard Effect on ETF and Mutual Fund Expenses

The Vanguard Effect on ETF and Mutual Fund Expenses

The following chart taken from this Bloomberg article by Eric Balchunas shows the drastic difference in expense ratios when Vanguard has an offering in an asset class or not. ...

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Republic Wireless Review: New $20/Month Plan, Phone Options, SIM Cards

Republic Wireless Review: New $20/Month Plan, Phone Options, SIM Cards

Republic Wireless provides mobile phone service, specializing in making phone calls seamlessly over WiFi. They are not afraid to make big changes and take risks in trying to ...

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Five Fun Financial Facts: Back To School - #1 of 5

Five Fun Financial Facts: Back To School - #1 of 5

August 12, 2016 Consumers will spend an average of $674 on back-to-school ...

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Airlines Auctioning Upgrades

Airlines Auctioning Upgrades

August 12, 2016 How many times have you been tempted to pony up the extra ...

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