Modern Life

Published on December 1, 2022 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Staffers at Bread for the City in the nation's capital thought they were prepared for this year's annual pre-Thanksgiving Holiday...
Published on November 30, 2022 - Page 3
NEW YORK (AP) -- Don't look for plastic partitions or faraway benches when visiting Santa Claus this year. The jolly old elf is back, pre-pandemic...
Published on November 30, 2022 - Page 18
Ideally, before you retire, you'll create a budget, decide when to claim Social Security, settle on a sustainable withdrawal rate from your...
Published on November 30, 2022 - Page 18
Finding a new place can be challenging, and skyrocketing rents have made it especially hard. But there are things you can do to make the process...
Published on November 27, 2022 - Page 23
NEW YORK -- Barbiecore has legs ahead of next year's release of the live-action "Barbie" movie and the 60th anniversary of the old gal's Dreamhouse (...
Published on November 27, 2022 - Page 23
Most weeks of the year, Fridays are the busiest days to fly, and Tuesdays are the least busy. But during the holidays, that trend doesn’t necessarily...
Published on November 27, 2022 - Page 28
NEW YORK (AP) -- An "unauthorized, unvarnished" biography of billionaire hedge-fund manager Ray Dalio will be published next fall, authored by a Wall...
Published on November 26, 2022 - Page 5
There's a magical feeling in the air this time of year. But that magic costs money. Every year, the pressure looms large to spend more to create...
Published on November 24, 2022 - Page 22
For families who settled for smaller gatherings and remote blessings during the height of the pandemic, this Thanksgiving looks like the return of...
Published on November 24, 2022 - Page 22
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- As millions travel the interstates this Thanksgiving, many will encounter patches of traffic at a standstill despite no...
Published on November 22, 2022 - Page 4
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Chaka Khan wants people to walk with her while she tells inspirational stories. Apple announced Monday the 10-time Grammy winner...
Published on November 20, 2022 - Page 27
It's not a "she shed" or a "man cave." More of a "me space." It might be a little nook beside a stairway. Or along a wall with a nice window. An...
Published on November 20, 2022 - Page 27
There are a lot of people out there who want to tell you what to do with your money. The problem is only some of them know what they're talking about...
Published on November 20, 2022 - Page 27
NEW YORK -- Most U.S. gun owners say they own firearms to protect themselves and their loved ones, surveys show. But a study suggests people who live...
Published on November 20, 2022 - Page 32
NEW YORK (AP) -- Prince Harry's memoir is coming out Jan. 10. "Spare" is being billed by Penguin Random House as an account told with "raw,...
Published on November 19, 2022 - Page 6
NerdWallet What makes a Black Friday deal worth pursuing? Here's what to consider before you buy. Item selling at best price Prices fluctuate...
Published on November 19, 2022 - Page 9
NEW YORK (AP) -- Most adults in the United States -- including a large majority of Christians and people who identify with other religions --...
Published on November 13, 2022 - Page 27
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Last year was a roller coaster ride for theme parks worldwide. U.S. water parks approached pre-pandemic levels and parks in...
Published on November 13, 2022 - Page 27
I invited some personal finance experts to share what they wish they could have told their younger selves about money. Invest early If the stock...
Published on November 13, 2022 - Page 27
Signs of autumn are most apparent in colder climates, where fall foliage sets the landscape ablaze. But regardless of your location, chances are...
Published on November 13, 2022 - Page 32
NEW YORK (AP) -- Novelist Naomi Alderman is a "what if" kind of writer, as in: What if women were able to release electricity through their fingers,...
Published on November 6, 2022 - Page 8
ANTIOCH, Calif. (AP) -- Kim Carlson's apartment has flooded with human feces multiple times, the plumbing never fixed in the low-income housing...
Published on November 6, 2022 - Page 27
Hold off before throwing that porch pumpkin into the trash along with Halloween candy wrappers. Those jack-o'-lanterns don't have to end up in the...
Published on November 6, 2022 - Page 27
Benefits make up more than 30% of the typical job's compensation, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. But figuring out what your...
Published on November 6, 2022 - Page 27
If you're planning a new bed for perennials, groundcovers, shrubs or trees to plant next spring, the path to success starts with a good foundation....
Published on November 6, 2022 - Page 32
NEW YORK (AP) -- A collection of wartime speeches by Volodymyr Zelenskyy, featuring an introduction written by the Ukrainian president, will be...
Published on October 30, 2022 - Page 20
Using a financial adviser for your investment needs is 100% on brand. But what about the other parts of your retirement life? For example, a third of...
Published on October 30, 2022 - Page 20
Retirement planning is part savings, part guessing game. Big-ticket categories that can take a large bite out of your savings. Here are four...
Published on October 30, 2022 - Page 23
At a nondescript, basketball court in Waltham, Massachusetts, the leaves take on an autumnal glow and the air is crisp. But there are no pickup...
Published on October 30, 2022 - Page 23
No one likes paying more for food, fuel and other living costs. But so far, the Federal Reserve's attempts since March to evict inflation with higher...