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"Money can't buy you happiness" means that happiness can't be bought and sold like an item at a store.

4 times money can actually buy you happiness, according to research

It's not about amassing wealth, but rather using that wealth as a tool to cultivate long-lasting feelings of positivity.

9 of the most tax-friendly states for retirees who want to save money

From sales tax to property tax, paying taxes can be a big expense to US retirees living on a fixed income.
The author in Burano, Italy.

I’ve been living abroad for 3 years and these are the 5 biggest money mistakes I’ve made

I've been traveling for the last three years, but I hadn't planned to be away this long, so I wasn't prepared financially to live outside the US.
How long should you keep tax records? At least 3 years.

How long to keep tax records, according to the IRS

Wondering how long to keep tax records? The IRS recommends storing tax returns and related documents for at least three years and up to seven years.
The suburbs offer bigger homes, but sometimes at a cost.

11 hidden costs of moving to the suburbs

Everything from transportation, to buying more furniture for your bigger home, to lawn maintenance will add to your home costs in the suburbs.
Low costs of living make for smooth sailing in retirement.

The 15 best states to retire for a low cost of living in your golden years

Soon-to-be retirees should consider Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Mississippi for affordable costs of living and home prices.

17 US cities where retirement is affordable, taxes are reasonable, and healthcare costs less

To save on taxes and healthcare in retirement, consider cities like Laredo, Texas, Cheyenne, Wyoming, and Brownsville, Texas.

Here’s the lowdown on those payment plans you see when you shop online, like Afterpay and Affirm

It's tempting to "buy now, pay later" when shopping online, and point-of-sale loans from Afterpay, Affirm, and more are making it easier than ever.
Chef Joel Gamoran.

7 tricks to cut your grocery spending in the new year, according to a chef

Spend less on groceries by making things that would otherwise be expensive, shopping in different parts of the store, and reducing your food waste.

These 21 sketches make complicated financial concepts simple enough to fit on a napkin

These napkin-sized explainers make insurance, investing, student loans, taxes, estate planning, and credit easy to understand.