Elon Musk wants to cut this ‘terrible habit’ from his morning routine

Despite being a multibillionaire with plans to colonize Mars, Elon Musk has surprisingly relatable daily goals. For starters, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO wants to revamp his daily routine, beginning with the moment he wakes up. In a recent interview with Full Send Podcast, Musk said he checks his phone first thing in the morning … Read more

Mortgage calculator: Determine your monthly payment

Thinking about buying a home? Now could be a good time to do it. The current average 30-year fixed rate mortgage as of Aug. 11, 2022 was 5.46%, according to BankRate’s analysis. Although that rate is lower than July’s average rate of 5.73%, it remains much higher than Aug. 12, 2021’s average rate of 2.87% … Read more

RV repairman Randall Gibbons makes money answering internet questions

Randall Gibbons has worked many jobs. He’s been a motorcycle and RV repairman, real estate agent, caretaker and book salesman. One of his most lucrative roles has been answering strangers’ questions on the internet. In 2009, Gibbons — then an RV repairman — signed up as an RV expert on JustAnswer, a virtual platform where … Read more

Maverick’ becomes 7th highest-grossing film domestically

“Top Gun: Maverick” is still breaking records, passing both “Jurassic World” and “Titanic” this week to become the seventh-highest grossing film of all time at the domestic box office. The sequel to the 1986 hit — already Tom Cruise’s highest-grossing film and first-ever billion dollar movie — has earned $662.5 million in the US since … Read more

7 states with the least credit card debt

Americans really know how to accumulate credit card debt: The US total surpassed $1 trillion at the start of 2022. But there are some states with a more manageable amount of debt. Thaw determine the states with the highest and lowest credit card debt, WalletHub used TransUnion data to obtain the median credit card balances … Read more

‘I work just 5 hours a week’

I was never the entrepreneurial type. But after losing my job as an audio engineer in 2009, I had to get creative to make ends meet. Thirteen years later, at age 39, I’ve built two online businesses that earn me a combined $160,000 a month in passive income. I also recently published a book, “How … Read more

Buying crypto with credit cards: what to know

It seems to be getting easier for consumers to buy cryptocurrency with their debit or credit cards. Crypto.com, a Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange platform, is allowing its 50 million users to begin purchasing crypto on its app using a debit or credit card connected to Google Pay, according to a recent press release. Android users will … Read more

How to handle phishing, smishing attacks

If it feels like more scammers and spammers are flooding your various inboxes, that’s because they probably are. Fake text messages and e-mails carrying phishing attempts by virtual scammers have been on the rise since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. And, one of the more prevalent methods scammers have been using recently is fake … Read more

How much Americans have saved for retirement by age

On average, Americans have around $141,542 saved up for retirement, according to the “How America Saves 2022” report compiled by Vanguard, an investment firm that represents more than 30 million investors. However, most people likely have much less: The median 401(k) balance is just $35,345. That means half of account balances are lower than this … Read more