Well, folks, we’ve been cooped up for a while now, and like a frog in boiling water, many of us have let our living spaces devolve into grimy, tiny-hair-dusted dens of sludgitude and disarray. Just because you haven’t had anyone over in, say, an entire year doesn’t mean that they’re […]

PETER VOLNY, a retired advertising executive, typically flies more than 100,000 airline miles annually with his wife, and has even been to offbeat places like North Korea and Tajikistan in his quest to visit every country on earth. Fully vaccinated at last, he’s determined to make up for the lost […]

After living through the COVID-19 crisis for a year now, many of us are understandably exhausted, depleted and just burned out. When you consider the unrelenting stress we’ve been under — from fears about the virus to job insecurity to social isolation to political unrest — it’s no wonder people […]

People quit their jobs for a multitude of reasons, but often the decision is tied to demanding bosses, unreasonable deadlines and a feeling that the situation will never get better. When one bad or blah day at work becomes a pattern, it may be a sign that the underlying problem […]

Buying a home is both exhilarating and scary. It means you are setting down roots and ready for the next chapter in life. On the other hand, it also means you’re taking on the largest debt you’ll possibly ever have to pay. © Money; Shutterstock How-to-Know-Financially-Ready-Buy The financial realities of […]

JGI / Jamie Grill Not every fraud artist is a sketchy identity thief or faux Nigerian prince from the dark corners of the internet. In fact, you might end up committing accidental tax fraud or accidental tax evasion yourself if you don’t pay careful attention during this tax season. See: […]

Quarantine-on-arrival sounds simple enough, but what are the things they don’t tell you? Emma Cooke explains what to expect… 1. If you aren’t Covid positive, the transfer bus will probably fix that for you If you’re frustrated over the thought of being quarantined while Covid-free, don’t worry – here in the […]

monkeybusinessimages / Getty Images/iStockphoto Local governments collect property taxes to pay for community needs like public safety, education, infrastructure, street maintenance and recreation. Typically, property taxes are based on home values — and the tax rate varies among municipalities. Find Out: 30 Ways To Upgrade Your Home Without Blowing Your […]

Playstation 5 with disk drive If you’ve been wanting a PlayStation 5 but haven’t been able to get one this holiday season due to shortages, then good news — you may have the chance to buy one at Target tomorrow. Target is reportedly restocking its supply of PS5s tomorrow, as […]

Whether you like it or not, it’s coming. We call it February 14th, but to much of the coupled-off world, it’s Valentine’s Day. (Cue the groans.) From the diamond ring commercials to the romantic movie marathons taking over your daily programming, this year, forget about defending being single and spend […]

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Erica Lamberg, Special to USA TODAY] Published 8:00 a.m. ET Dec. 5, 2020 CLOSE The coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on MGM Resorts. USA TODAY Remember what travel was like before COVID-19? You didn’t have to wear a mask or get your brain probed by a Q-tip to take that much-anticipated […]

While your travel plans may be on hold, you can pretend you’re somewhere new for the night. Around the World at Home invites you to channel the spirit of a new place each week with recommendations on how to explore the culture, all from the comfort of your home. Paris […]

Converting to a Roth account is one of the brilliant ways to reduce taxes in retirement. “At age 70 ½ you are required to start withdrawing Required Minimum Distributions from traditional IRAs and for 401(k)s if you’re no longer employed,” said Luis F. Rosa, CFP, EA, founder at Build a Better […]

Having a night in by yourself? Being alone at home doesn’t have to be boring! If you are looking to do something different, here is a list of great ideas for you to do when you are alone at home. What’s special about all of these activities? They are all […]