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Keep Drinking the Wine — It's How You'll Save Sonoma

Cars and the remainders of outbuildings smolder on Castle Road in Sonoma. Chiara Sottile / NBC News Sonoma resident Kelly McLeskey Dolata owns event design and planning company “A Savvy Event,” and says she has spent every day since the fires swept through postponing and moving wine country weddings elsewhere. McLeskey Dolata says September and […]
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Keep Drinking the Wine — It's How You'll Save Sonoma

Cars and the remainders of outbuildings smolder on Castle Road in Sonoma. Chiara Sottile / NBC News Sonoma resident Kelly McLeskey Dolata owns event design and planning company “A Savvy Event,” and says she has spent every day since the fires swept through postponing and moving wine country weddings elsewhere. McLeskey Dolata says September and […]
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The Dow Jones Hit 23,000 — Just Six Weeks After Topping 22,000

Just six weeks after smashing the 22,000 mark, the Dow Jones has hit another record high, topping 23,000 in midday trading on Tuesday. The 134-year-old index is on track for its fourth-fastest 1,000-point increase, if it closes at or above the 23,000-point level. “Every time we get a milestone like that, it seems like mainstream […]
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What to Do If Your Financial Information Is Stolen

You should also regularly check your credit report (not just your credit score!) to ensure that no one has opened accounts in your name, says Manisha Thakor, Director of Wealth Strategies for Women at Buckingham Strategic Wealth. You can either keep an eye on the situation yourself or sign up for identity theft monitoring through […]
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What Will it Take to Get Virtual Reality Right?

Adriana Ojeda uses an Oculus headset at Facebook’s F8 Developer Conference on April 18, 2017 in San Jose, California. . Justin Sullivan / Getty Images file They’re expensive The company’s flagship product, the Oculus Rift, requires a headset to be tethered to a gaming computer, with the duo running around $1,400 on the low end, […]
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What Will It Take to Get Virtual Reality Right?

Adriana Ojeda uses an Oculus headset at Facebook’s F8 Developer Conference on April 18, 2017 in San Jose, California. . Justin Sullivan / Getty Images file They’re expensive The company’s flagship product, the Oculus Rift, requires a headset to be tethered to a gaming computer, with the duo running around $1,400 on the low end, […]
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Suit Alleges U.S. Firms Bribed Iraq Militia That Killed Americans

Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr delivers a speech to his supporters following Friday prayers at the grand mosque of Kufa in the holy city of Najaf, on April 3, 2015. Haidar Hamdani / AFP/Getty Images file “Defendants knew or recklessly disregarded that their transactions helped fund Jaysh al-Mahdi attacks on Americans,” the suit says, using […]
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8 Things We're Expected to Feel Guilty Spending Money on but Shouldn't

2. Movies, Eating Out and Going Out for Drinks This is the one I have the hardest time with, because I love drinking beer with friends, and I live in a town filled with breweries. And going to movies, eating out, or going to a bar is so much more expensive than having friends over […]
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Why Americans Are Losing $2 Trillion From Their Savings

American workers could be losing a collective $2 trillion in lost retirement savings — simply by not rolling over their 401(k) savings accounts when they change jobs. A practice referred to as “forced transfers” or “forced rollovers” is the reason for much of these losses, according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute. Unlike many other […]
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America Has a Motherhood Problem — Here's How to Solve It

You define ‘a pause’ as a temporary reframing of priorities, putting the personal before the professional. This could mean working part-time, ceasing to work for a short period or really pulling out of the workforce for a number of years. Of the women you interviewed who’d paused and relaunched their careers, was there a story […]