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October 22, 2021


An Extraordinary 500-Year-Old Shipwreck Is Rewriting the History of the Age of Discovery

At the southern edge of Sweden, not far from the picturesque town of Ronneby, lies a tiny island called Stora Ekon. Sprinkled with pine trees, sheep and a few deserted holiday cottages, the low-lying island is one of hundreds that shelter the coast from the storms of the Baltic Sea. For......

Here’s the budget this millennial used to save $100,000 by age 25

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Having a strong safety net can make it easier to take big risks. For Tori Dunlap, founder of financial education company Her First 100K, that security came in the form of $100,000. Dunlap, 27, landed an entry-level marketing job after......

Manny Pacquiao retirement: PacMan hangs up gloves at age 42

Sports Illustrated
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Facebook is delaying an Instagram app for users under the age of 13.

New York Times
Opposition to Facebook’s plans gained momentum this month when The Journal published articles based on leaked internal documents that showed Facebook knew about many of the harms it was causing. Facebook’s internal research showed that Instagram, in particular, had caused teen girls to feel worse about their bodies and led......

Facebook is delaying an Instagram app for users under the age of 13.

New York Times
Facebook said on Monday that it had paused development of an “Instagram Kids” service that would be tailored for children 13 years old or younger amid questions about the app’s effect on young people’s mental health. The announcement comes ahead of a congressional hearing this week about internal research conducted......

BookTrib’s Bites: Historical Fiction, Mindfulness, Mystery and Coming of Age

(NewsUSA)“What Passes as Love”by Trisha Thomas A young woman pays a devastating price for freedom in this heartrending and breathtaking novel of the nineteenth-century South.Born into slavery, Dahlia never knew her mother. When Dahlia’s father takes her to work in his plantation as a servant, she leaves behind her best......

As Merkel prepares to leave office, many think Germany’s ‘golden age’ is over

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Chancellor Angela Merkel, a popular leader, shakes hands with the crowd alongside former U.S. President Barack Obama during a visit to the U.S. JIM WATSON | AFP | Getty Images Under the leadership of Chancellor Angela Merkel, Germany’s power and......

This is the age when Americans say they plan to retire

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Kieferpix | iStock | Getty Images Many Americans are eager to retire. Yet one big concern about their golden years looms over them – whether or not they will have financial security. The average age at which Americans say they......

Pfizer CEO says Covid vaccine data for kids under age 5 may come in late October

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla addresses a press conference after a visit to oversee the production of the Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine at the factory of U.S. pharmaceutical company Pfizer in Puurs, Belgium April 23, 2021. John Thys | Pool | Reuters......

Here’s how much money you should have in your retirement accounts by age 30, 40, 50 and beyond

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here You can use your current salary to estimate how much money you’ll need for retirement. People should aim to retire with around 10 times their current income, according to a list of benchmarks put together by Fidelity. The amount of......

Former 49ers, Vols LB Parys Haralson Dies at Age 37

Sports Illustrated
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Here’s how you can save $1 million making $35,000 per year, broken down by age

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Americans are funding their retirement accounts at record rates. But figuring out how much your monthly contributions will be worth in a few decades can be confusing. As a rule of thumb, most financial advisors suggest that you save 10%......

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