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5 money lessons I learned in my 20s

Your 20s are a time of self-exploration, finding your footing as an adult — and likely making some money mistakes. To save you from learning the hard way — and pass on some knowledge as I enter my 30s — here are five money lessons from my past decade. Get serious about goals For several […]

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15 electric cars (and trucks) to watch for in 2022

As we continue to strive for reduced emissions and air pollution, the electric car market is being flooded with new options. What used to be an obscure niche is becoming more mainstream every year with new EVs from mainstream and luxury brands alike. There are also some exciting new startups following Tesla’s TSLA, -0.40% lead […]

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5 financial lessons from Grammy-winner Brandi Carlile

With a large fan base and critical acclaim, Brandi Carlile exudes success. Her seven albums of music span several genres, including pop, folk and rock, giving her a wide audience appeal, and she has been the recipient of six Grammy Awards and 12 nominations. But in her new memoir, “Broken Horses,” she reveals that she has […]

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Buying an EV is a different game in some ways—how to get the best deal

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. I recently made a good deal on my third electric car, and it reminded me of how different the process is than shopping for an ordinary gas-powered vehicle. While much of the conventional car-buying advice still applies, there are additional steps that, when done correctly, can save […]

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Don’t believe these Social Security myths

Talking with family and friends, listening to cable news or following public debate about the future of Social Security, you’ve likely heard one or more of the following comments asserted as incontrovertible fact: Social Security is going bankrupt, going broke, in crisis; young people will never see a penny in benefits. Social Security’s trust funds are […]

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This is the hybrid car that will cost you the least over 5 years

2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid: Predicted 5-Year Cost to Own: $30,028 Compared with segment average: -$5,286 Starting at an affordable $23,600 and racking up a highly respectable 53 miles per gallon in the city and 52 mpg on the highway, the 2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid seems a natural for low 5-year-cost-to-own leadership. That’s a pretty good deal […]

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This is the electric car that costs the least over 5 years

2021 Nissan Leaf Predicted 5-Year Cost to Own: $37,680 Compared with segment average: -$5,906 The 2021 Nissan Leaf vies for popularity in a growing pool of ever-more-excellent electric cars with increasing ranges and affordable prices. That makes the Leaf’s fourth win of our 5-Year Cost to Own Award for Best Electric Vehicle all the more impressive. […]

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