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(BPT) - No matter where you live, there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate the culture of diverse communities, if you know where to look. To show your support for multicultural artisans, performers and businesses, here are a few ideas to get you started. Read more

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(NewsUSA) - Every family has a unique financial situation with its own set of challenges. However, financial planning can be a bit more complex for LGBTQ+ couples. Depending on the state in which they live, LGBTQ+ couples may find it hard to secure access to health care, higher earning oppor… Read more

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(NAPSI)—Keeping your mail secure is always a priority for the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, but during the holidays it’s even more important to keep your mail safe and your holidays happy. Criminals, however, are looking for ways to ruin this joyful time.Here are some things you can do to … Read more

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(BPT) - Have you gone to your favorite store to find something, but the shelves are bare? Maybe you shop online and nothing seems to be in stock, or if it is, takes weeks to ship? Supply chain issues are causing retailers to struggle to keep up with consumer demands. Inventory issues and shi… Read more

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(NewsUSA) -Cryptocurrency continues to expand through the global economy, but approximately 96% of Americans were unable to pass a quiz about the fundamentals of cryptocurrency, according to results of the inaugural Crypto Literacy Survey, part of a consumer education initiative from a coali… Read more

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(NAPSI)—Here’s intriguing information on how mail gets processed—something everyone should know:The U.S. Postal Service has nearly 34,000 Post Office locations and more than 300 processing and distribution facilities nationwide. The expansive network processes nearly 430 million pieces of ma… Read more

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(NewsUSA) - After scaling back celebrations last year, people are ready to spend money on gifts, vacations, decorations and entertaining for the 2021 holiday season. But the pressure is on with news of inflation and ongoing supply chain issues. So finding everything on your wish list may be … Read more

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(BPT) - If you’re a millennial, the chances you’ve already invested in a private life insurance policy are probably pretty low. The share of Americans covered by life insurance slid from 63% in 2011 to 52% in 2021 — and the most pronounced decrease has come from younger generations. Read more

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(StatePoint) It may be the season of cheer, but for many, the holidays are rife with anxiety about expenses. A recent survey shows that staying on budget is Americans’ top concern this holiday season, followed by incurring long-term debt, shipping costs and being charged late or hidden fees. Read more

(BPT) - After a break of nearly two years, more than 40 million federal student loan borrowers will soon need to restart their payments after January 31, 2022. And as this deadline quickly approaches, borrowers should plan ahead to make a smooth and affordable transition back into repayment. Read more

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(NAPSI)—A question many teens are often asked is, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” While becoming a YouTube star or a rock star may be the “official” answer, most people end up pursuing careers they are familiar with through family, friends or day-to-day exposure—in many cases beca… Read more

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(NAPSI)—For renters seeking a new apartment community since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, finding the best place to live has come down to the three Rs—ratings, reviews and reputation.The search for a new place to rent can bring challenges and stresses, but pandemic concerns and restric… Read more

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(NewsUSA) - Nationally, the average retirement age is 64, though in some states, the average retirement age is 66. The decision to retire later can impact several important life choices. When it comes to healthcare, it's important to plan ahead, whether you're retiring now or in ten years. F… Read more

(BPT) - Credit is an essential part of any strategic financial plan, particularly when individuals are planning to make a major life change or reorganize their affairs. Whether you’re seeking to cover unexpected expenses, fund a major purchase like a new home, or make a long-term investment,… Read more

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(BPT) - Debt: Americans’ least favorite four-letter word. But for many, it looms over their everyday lives. According to a recent report from The Pew Charitable Trusts, nearly 80% of Americans are saddled with some type of debt, leaving many of them feeling trapped and hopeless. Debt can neg… Read more

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(NewsUSA) - New Year's Day is a popular time for making resolutions to save more and spend less, but you don't have to wait until January 1 to commit to financial well-being. This October 6, World Financial Planning Day provides the perfect opportunity to refresh your financial plan and set … Read more

(BPT) - Text message phishing, or SMiShing, is a text message scam that can compromise your finances and your identity. According to the Federal Trade Commission, popular tactics include asking to verify purchases, claiming issues with payment information, and offers to claim prizes or gift … Read more