Don’t Follow These TikTok Money Tips — They Could Land You in Legal Trouble

Gen Z is using TikTok about google for everyday information searches. It’s easy to see why: If you’ve ever lost track of time scrolling through your “For You” page, you know you can find tips on just about everything under the sun — including money. more than one third of Gen Z turn to TikTok …

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Supercomputer hints moon was created in hours, not days: Report

Most theories behind the formation of the moon propose that it originated from the coalescence of debris over the years after earth collided with an enormous mass. Now using the powerful computational capability of a supercomputer, scientists have simulated the phenomenon and have come out with the conclusion that the process didn’t continue so long …

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Forget Old School Money Rules. What I’m Teaching My Kid About Finances Instead

Clutching a handful of receipts from his last several purchases, my 20-year-old son, Gavin, sat down at the table with me. “I just want to set up a strategy now, while I’m in school,” he said. “I know money’s tight, but I’ve got some saved and almost no debt.” Though we’d discussed finances regularly since …

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Are You on Track to Reach the $4,194 Max Social Security Benefit?

(Matthew Frankel, CFP®) The maximum Social Security benefit in 2022 is $4,194 per month, or $50,328 per year. And while this would be a pretty healthy retirement income for most people all by itself, the reality is that very few people get the maximum, and the average retiree gets about $1,672 as of August 2022. …

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Today’s Mortgage, Refinance Rates: Oct. 8, 2022

Insider’s experts choose the best products and services to help make smart decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. Mortgage rates have inched back up after briefly falling earlier this week. …

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Almost 40% of Impulse Purchases Are Made in This Surprising Place

Image source: Getty Images You’ll never guess where most people do their impulse shopping. Key points Impulse shopping is very common, and it can adversely impact your budget. A lot of impulse purchases are made in a place you wouldn’t expect. Shopping in bed may be harmful to your finances. Impulse spending can be a …

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Far-Ultraviolet LED Efficiently Kills Bacteria and Viruses Without Harming People

by RIKEN October 7, 2022 Figure 1: Most LEDs emit visible light, but RIKEN physicists have created an LED that emits in a narrow region in the far ultraviolet that is safe for humans but deadly for viruses and bacteria. Credit: RIKEN A powerful LED can efficiently disinfect surfaces while remaining safe for people. RIKEN …

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