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19 products and services we bought based on glowing reviews from our coworkers

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Plenty of women on the Insider Reviews team have tried RTR Unlimited after reading rave reviews from teammates. Rent the Runway As a team of product reviewers, we collectively try a lot of new products. That means we can typically count on our teammates to have the best recommendations at the ready when we need to buy something new - whether it be a small impulse buy or a much more serious purchas...
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Where to invest when interest rates are low - 6 fixed-rate vehicles that offer the best returns

When interest rates sink, income-seeking investors often need to seek out slightly higher-risk investments. ijeab/Getty Images Low interest rates are challenging for income investors, as fixed-income assets pay less. Among banking products, CDs and online savings accounts offer better yields. Corporate, municipal, and junk bonds offer higher rates than US Treasuries, at varying degrees of risk. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The 21st century is developing into an era ...
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Estate planning is an important strategy for arranging financial affairs and protecting heirs - here are 5 reasons why everyone needs an estate plan

Estate planning is more than simply creating a will. It arranges your affairs and finances so things happen as you wish after you die - or even, in some cases, when you're still alive. Eric Audras/Getty Images Estate planning is important for everyone, no matter their age or wealth. Estate planning avoids taxes and legal tie-ups, and ensures funds are bequeathed as you wish. An estate plan appoints the right people to take care of your kids and even you if you're incapacitated. Visit B...
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Strategies for Reducing Financial Stress and Improving Your Finances

By Katie Tejada If there’s one lesson that Covid-19 has taught us, it’s that unexpected disasters can and do happen. And for the 63% of Americans who currently live paycheck to paycheck, an unexpected job loss, drop in income, or large medical bill can be enough to send your finances over the edge and cause an enormous amount of financial stress on you and your family. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to regain control of your finances and reduce the stress caused by a plunging b...
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