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I book all my trips with a Chase Sapphire card that covers costly flight delays — doing this has saved me hundreds of dollars

“Basically, treat your credit card like a debit card to avoid falling into debt” writes Insider Picks for businessinsider.com. That’s because, even though I had booked the flight using frequent flyer miles, I paid the taxes and fees — a total of $11.20 — with my Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Gundlach says ‘excellent time’ for a partial shift into emerging markets

“FILE PHOTO: Jeffrey Gundlach, CEO of DoubleLine Capital LP, presents during the 2018 Sohn Investment Conference in New York Thomson Reuters NEW YORK (Reuters) – The recent turbulence in emerging markets marks an “excellent time” for a partial shift into the sector for investors who have avoided the group all year, Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, said on Tuesday in an investor webcast” reports businessinsider.com. Gundlach, known as Wall Street’s “Bond King,” said the sell-off in emerging markets, stemming from Argentina and Turkey, has produced opportunities not seen…

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What it’s like to use Wyze Cam, the $20 home security camera trying to take on Amazon and Nest

“I tested out Wyze for a few weeks to determine whether a cheap security camera can compete with the likes of Amazon Cloud Cam or Nest Cam” writes Avery Hartmans for businessinsider.com. Seattle-based smart home startup Wyze has two goals: make a great home security camera, and make it cheap.The company’s first product, Wyze Cam, is a tiny security camera that you can affix to virtually any surface in your house, or leave standing up on your table or countertop. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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With its Finish Line buyout, this company’s stock ‘offers excellent value’

“As Finish Line, the U.S. athletic shoe chain, becomes British, buying shares in its expansion-minded acquirer looks like a slam dunk” writes Markets Writer for marketwatch.com. JD’s stock “offers excellent value,” and investors score a “fast-growing, ambitious company with a top-quality format and transferable skills,” say Pritchard and Stevenson.Wall Street was surprised by JD’s buyout of Finish Line, given that Sports Direct had been building a stake in the U.S. retailer.Finish Line is “not at the top of the list for allocations,” and that has been a problem for the…

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Pew: Economy ‘good-excellent’ rating highest in 18 years

“Americans rating the economy good to excellent has surged to the highest point since former President George W. Bush took office, according to a new survey” reports washingtonexaminer.com. The survey analysis said Republicans are driving the change. “Nearly three-quarters of Republicans (74 percent) now view the economy in positive terms.Pew Research Center said that 53 percent rate the economy high and the best in some 18 years. “Americans’ views of national economic conditions continue to improve, with the share saying the economy is in good or excellent condition now at…

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50 places in the US where retirement is affordable, health care is excellent, and life is good

“The cities below offer a great quality of life, good health care, and plentiful activities all for an affordable cost” reports businessinsider.nl. Taking that into account, WalletHub scored each city on its list based on affordability, activities, quality of life, and health care.Along with the perhaps more obvious considerations – sun, museums, tennis courts – reliable health care and affordable housing are important benchmarks when determining where to live.The three cities that top the list of best places for retirement are all in Florida. Source: businessinsider.nl Share This:

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Trump’s doctor just nuked the health conspiracies. It was very funny

“Indeed, to the chagrin of much of the press corps, Jackson seemed medically wowed by Trump’s health” writes Tom Rogan for washingtonexaminer.com. Yet, it was the persistent questioning about Trump’s mental health that Jackson handled most effectively.For a start, Jackson clarified that Trump is in excellent cardiovascular health and “has incredibly good genes.”.  Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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Trump’s doctor says he’s in ‘excellent health,’ but the numbers tell a different story

“But in July, the APA defied that rule and said its members could publicly discuss Trump’s mental health” writes Erin Brodwin for businessinsider.com. Jackson said Trump’s overall health — especially his heart health — is very good.”The one thing that stands out more than anything to me is his cardiac health,” Jackson said.Everything from Trump’s heart and cholesterol to his weight may be at risk, according to experts and information Jackson shared on Tuesday.Trump’s mental health has been questioned by countless experts who have called his public tweets — including…

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Voters’ perception of economy at record high…

“Perceptions of the U.S. economy have reached a record high among voters, according to a new poll” reports thehill.com. Two-thirds of voters polled, 66 percent, said in a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday they would characterize the economy as “excellent” or “good.” Quinnipiac noted that figure is the highest rating since it began asking the question in 2001.Thirty-three percent, however, said they view the economy as “not so good” or “poor.” Nearly half of respondents, 49 percent, say former President Obama is more responsible for the current economy, while 40 percent attribute the…

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