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Sept 23,1875 | Billy the Kid arrested for first time

  On September 23, 1875, Billy the Kid is arrested for the first time after stealing a basket of laundry. He later broke out of jail and roamed the American West, eventually earning a reputation as an outlaw and murderer and a rap sheet that allegedly included 21...

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Women lag behind men in saving for retirement.

The Covid pandemic has made it worse Halfpoint Images | Moment | Getty Images When it comes to retirement planning, women are saving less than men. The coronavirus pandemic is only making it worse. Nearly three-fourths, or 72%, of women with investable assets of...

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September 16, 1620 – Mayflower departs England

On September 16, 1620, the Mayflower sails from Plymouth, England, bound for the New World with 102 passengers. The ship was headed for Virginia, where the colonists—half religious dissenters and half entrepreneurs—had been authorized to settle by the British crown....

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Retirement Strategies

Retirement is the No. 1 financial goal of most Americans. But for many people, that goal is seemingly based more on aspiration than actual action. According to the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, approximately half of those who retire at age 65 will...

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INTERNATIONAL SUDOKU DAY

International Sudoku Day takes place, of course, on September 9 (9/9). Sudoku enthusiasts will no doubt notice the date’s symbolism. The goal of the Sudoku game is to fill a 9×9 grid so that each column, row, and 3×3 sub-grid contains all the digits from 1 to 9. So...

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How Much Do I Need to Retire Comfortably?

Follow these steps to find out. How much money do you need to comfortably retire? $1 million? $2 million? More? The most common rule of thumb is that the average person will need approximately 80% of their pre-retirement income to sustain the same lifestyle after they...

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1666 September 02 Great Fire of London begins

In the early morning hours, the Great Fire of London breaks out in the house of King Charles II’s baker on Pudding Lane near London Bridge. It soon spread to Thames Street, where warehouses filled with combustibles and a strong easterly wind transformed the blaze into...

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Financial fears spike for young adults amid pandemic

With the COVID-19 pandemic upending so many aspects of life, it may come as no surprise that more than half of Americans (57%) have felt at least some stress over their financial situation since early 2020. Almost 90% of those who have experienced financial worries...

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1939 August 26 – First televised Major League baseball game

On August 26, 1939, the first televised Major League baseball game is broadcast on station W2XBS, the station that was to become WNBC-TV. Announcer Red Barber called the game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, New York....

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How to Make the Most of Your Finances in Your 30s

It’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day challenges of a burgeoning career, friends and family life, but your 30s are the perfect time to get your finances running smoothly. Getty Images For those in your 30s, the time to secure your financial future is now. To...

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