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Traveling to Europe soon? 6 tips that will help you save money and avoid misfortune

This summer, tourism in Europe resumed — and Europe was not ready. Pandemic-related staff shortages have led to massive queues and flight cancellations at many airports; meanwhile, hotel and taxi prices have risen. In addition, there were record temperatures that caused roads, airport runways and railway tracks to buckle, leading to further disruptions. Our family …

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Opinion: Are battery electric cars the future? Not so fast. Cars running on hydrogen will give them a chance.

The idea of ​​using hydrogen for vehicles is not new. It’s been around for over a century, but the technology behind it has only recently begun to gain momentum. China will have a million hydrogen-powered cars on the road by 2035, while Japan, which has a much smaller population, plans to have 800,000 vehicles by …

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A strong dollar makes travel to Europe very attractive right now—with one important caveat

Faced with record high inflation and interest rates, many Americans cannot afford to travel right now. But for those lucky enough to make it, this could be the perfect time to book a trip to Europe. The British pound fell to an all-time low against the U.S. dollar on Monday, while the euro, which fell …

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According to researchers, there are 3 things a person can do to keep their brain healthy at its highest level

article FILE. Two women talk on a park bench on September 27, 2020 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Andrew Chin/Getty Images) A recently published study on keeping the human brain sharp underscores the old adage: “use it or lose it.” A research paper published last month in the journal Brain Sciences by Norwegian scientists examines …

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The cost of travel has increased, but travelers are not canceling their plans yet

Summer travel talk isn’t what it used to be. Instead of sun, sand and surf, many travel discussions now focus on inflation, rising fuel costs and flight cancellations, a situation that could derail the much-needed return of summer travel in 2022. According to analytics firm Sprout Social, conversations about travel on Twitter dropped 75% from …

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A 401(k) is risky. Here is a safer investment strategy.

Thoughts expressed Entrepreneur their contributors. If you’re reading this, you’re probably wondering if there is an alternative to a 401(k) for growing your wealth quickly. Traditionally, investment vehicles like a 401(k), in which you invest throughout your career and don’t see your money until retirement, were considered the safest way to grow your money. But …

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Should you invest in bonds when interest rates are rising?

Welcome to Select’s newest advice column, Get your money right. Financial consultant Christine O’Keefe Merrick will answer your pressing money questions. (You can read her latest installment here how to diversify an investment portfolio to reduce risks and losses.) Have a question you want to ask? Send us a message at [email protected] dowel | Moment …

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Three common travel disasters and what to do about them

It article reprinted with permission from NerdWallet. Air travel is a mess today, given the onslaught of delays and cancellations this summer. On-time arrivals have not been this low since 2014, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. In the first six months of 2022, more than 20% of flights departing from US airports were …

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