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Best New Year’s Eve Parties in the U.S.A.

In the waning days of November and the early days of December are the times to plan the best New Year’s parties to be held on the streets of the U.S.A. The Times Square party is sold out, but that one is overrated anyway. (You’ll see why as we go through our list.) When you […]

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Take an Unforgettable Thanksgiving Vacation

Arrgghhh, you’ve been there and done that so many times. The day begins with enough pastry to keep your cardiologist in a Lexus for the rest of his life. You flop into a comfortable chair for some football, only to dive into a tray of hors d’ oeuvres. The doorbell rings. It’s Uncle Harry, who […]

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Bucket List Destinations You Can Skip

Money Examiners strives to be your full-service financial guide. Included in that pledge are travel ideas for where you may want to go next. It occurred to us, though, that guiding you where TO go, is incomplete without also guiding you AWAY from the overrated, the tired and played out, and the lame. Don’t you […]

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Best Road Trip Ideas for an August Getaway

Let’s face it, the first month of the summer didn’t go as planned. Work piled up, one of the kids got rosacea, and; something else happened. What was it? Oh, yes, the air conditioner stopped working when the temperature was 103! Morton could have mined for the salt in your sweat! The summer that everyone […]

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Royal Caribbean Spends $1B to Host First-Time Cruisers

The common wisdom about seagoing vacations is that there are two types of cruisers. First, there is the bargain cruiser that wants to be out for 3-4 days and home with vacation days left in the bank. The bargain cruiser enjoys being on the open sea but doesn’t expect to be treated like royalty. Then, […]

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Star Wars Franchise Takes Hit with Low ‘Solo’ Box Office

Beginning with the original in 1974, “Star Wars” has been a money-belching cash register for George Lucas and Disney. The plot and overall theme captivate fans of the genre. The meager box office performance by “Solo: A Star Wars Story” introduced a new theme. This movie is poised to be the first Star Wars film […]

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Plan an Epic Family Road Trip…On a Budget

Ask almost any adult about a favorite childhood memory. Guaranteed, one of the Top Three will be about a trip the family took together. “Remember when?” “I couldn’t believe it when…” Years from now, these stories are the best part of get-togethers and reunions. The summer road trip may not be an annual event. While […]

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