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Items to Avoid at Walmart
From staples like food and clothes to oddities like the famed yodeling pickle, Walmart has become a one-stop shop for just about everything. The retail giant is definitely a force to be reckoned with.
But while the company is known for its “everyday low prices,” Walmart isn’t the only place for saving money. Based on prices, quality and expert opinion, here are some of the worst items to buy at Walmart.
You finally have enough money to retire, and you’re counting down the minutes—no, seconds—until you walk out the door for the last time. The excitement is palpable, and you can hardly believe you’ve reached this milestone. After all, it probably took at least thirty years of diligent investing to make your retirement dreams come true.
While I understand why you’re probably bouncing off the walls, you still have some work to do if you want to actually stay retired.
Yep, you read that right. If you don’t complete a handful of important tasks now, you could wind up heading back to work part-time or cutting back on spending just to get by.
To avoid ruining your retirement, you need to make a handful of smart financial moves now. Here are the most important steps to take to keep your retirement safe and on track.
10 Things to Do When Shopping for a Used Car
Used car dealerships exist to make money. Your job is to save money — which you can’t do unless you know the right way to buy a used car.
More than 38.5 million people bought used cars last year, according to research from Edmunds, a vehicle pricing resource. If you’re looking to join the masses who are seeking the perfect previously owned vehicle, the name of the game is simple: Avoid buyer’s remorse.
Stay clear of regret and follow these 10 steps to find the perfect used car.
These cities offer many activities and lower costs
If you’re approaching age 65, you might be looking forward to retiring from your job and transitioning into a relaxing lifestyle that includes plenty of leisure activities. But if you’re like most Americans who don’t have enough saved for retirement, according to a recent GOBankingRates study, you’ll probably need an affordable place to live.
To find ideal cities for retirees with affordable housing options, GOBankingRates analyzed Zillow’s apartment data, scraped city census information for the population percentage over age 65, used a city’s Walk Score to measure its walkability and checked each city’s safety score from Neighborhood Scout. The following 20 cities have affordable rents, where an average one-bedroom apartment is under $1,000 per month, and have relatively low crime rates and high walkability scores, with a larger senior population.
Many of the cities here appear regularly on “top cities to live” lists, and combine the great outdoors with thriving downtown areas that offer modern amenities, restaurants and entertainment.
Click ahead to find a comfortable place to retire among these 20 cities that offer a great quality of life and low cost of living.