Weekly Roundup: 7 Keen Stories You Missed This Week

With life’s busy schedule, it’s hard for most of us to dig through all the information thrown our way. Each week we scour the media universe to find the most interesting and helpful articles, so you don’t have to. Take a look at what we’re reading this week.

22 summer 2019 TV shows that you will want to stream 

Without Game of Thrones or a new Avengers movie to keep you entertained this summer, you may be in search of something new to gush about over brunch. Check out this roundup of all the shows returning or starting this summer you won’t want to miss. (PureWow)

Don’t fall for these money tricks

It’s an unfortunate truth that in looking for money help, you will often find scams. Next time you need assistance with a financial task, be on the lookout for these common traps. (Consumer Reports)

How everything became plastic

Nowadays we’re having trouble escaping from plastic. We’ve become so reliant on the material, making it difficult to help the environment by minimizing plastic consumption. But how did we get here? This podcast episode explores the history of plastic — from how it was invented to how it took over. (NPR)

Top 10 summer destinations where your dollar will go the farthest

Summer is a great time to plan a vacation, but traveling out of the country can often be costly. On the other hand, there are many places where a U.S. dollar can get you luxurious amenities. Check out these destinations where you don’t need a ton of cash to have a great time. (Yahoo Finance)

Renting vs. buying a home: Which should you do?

More and more Americans are renting, according to recent data, and that’s making it difficult to find a place to live. So should you follow the pack or start investing in a forever home? Here’s a guide that can help you make the decision. (The Street)

12 reusable products that will save you money over and over again

Reusing items is a great way to help preserve the environment, but the practice can also save you money. If you routinely have to replace disposable items like water bottles or coffee cups, you should consider switching to a reusable alternative. Sure it might cost you more up front, but in the long run, your wallet and the planet will thank you. (MoneyTalksNews)

Here’s what A $200,000 home looks like in all 50 states

If you’re in the market for a house, and not bound to a location, you may want to check out this list. You’d be surprised how far the national median price of a house can go in some places — and where it comes up rather short. (Buzzfeed)

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Here are the top 6 lenders of 2019!

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