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The strong dollar makes European travel very attractive right now — with one important caveat

Many Americans, facing high inflation and interest rates, cannot afford to travel right now. But for the lucky ones who can, this might be the perfect time to book a trip to Europe. The British pound fell to a record low against the US dollar on Monday and the euro, which has fallen below parity …

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Should I invest in bonds as interest rates rise?

Welcome to Select’s latest tips column, Your money right. Financial advisor Kristin O’Keeffe Merrick will answer your pressing money questions. (You can read her latest installment here how to diversify an investment portfolio to reduce risk and losses;.) Have a question you want to ask? Drop us a note at [email protected] hood | Moment | …

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Three common travel disasters and what to do about them

This article reprinted with permission from NerdWallet. Air travel is a mess these days, given this summer’s onslaught of flight delays and cancellations. In fact, the on-time arrival rate hasn’t been this low since 2014, according to data from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. In the first six months of 2022, more than 20% of …

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Spirituality, religion associated with heart health among Black Americans

With a glance Religion and spirituality were linked to improved heart health in a study of Black Americans. The findings suggest that spiritual perspectives or religious beliefs could play an important role in heart health interventions among Black Americans. Cardiovascular disease, which affects the heart and blood vessels, is the nation’s leading cause of death, …

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New Orlando terminal is a $2.8 billion bet on Florida tourism

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Visitors to the new terminal at Orlando International Airport may want to wear sunscreen, shades and a floppy hat. The rays of sunlight beaming through its high-ceilinged windows don’t just peck at passing passengers – they actually soften them up like they’re spending a day at the beach. Complete with realistic-looking …

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