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Personal savings have plunged — how to boost your savings in case of a recession

When it comes to red flags, this is a big one. Americans’ personal savings have plummeted this year, hitting $629 billion in the second quarter of 2022, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. That’s down from $1.98 trillion in the second quarter of 2021 and $4.85 trillion in the second quarter of …

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The No. 1 soft skill that predicts kids’ success more than IQ—and how to teach it

Through my research as a child psychologist, I have found that persistence is the #1 soft skill that separates children who are highly motivated from those who give up easily. In fact, studies have shown that it is a more powerful indicator of success than IQ. Children with perseverance don’t give up in the face …

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Learning How to be a Respectful Visitor to BC’s Rural Islands » Vancouver Blog Miss604

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By popular demand, here’s how to grow garlic

I was surprised to learn recently that according to Google Trends data collected by AllAboutGardening.com the most popular autumn plant in the United States is…. garlic. My guess would have been kale. Possibly turnips. Maybe brussel sprouts. But garlic? Inspired by this, I did a deep dive into Google search trends myself and compared Americans’ …

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Robo-advisor VS. Financial Advisor: Which Should You Choose?

Managing your investments can be a tedious task, especially when the market is feeling extremely volatile or you’re approaching a major milestone like retirement and are afraid of making a misstep. Luckily, however, you have several options to help you on your investing journey. Financial advisors have always been an important asset for wealth management, …

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