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Cocoa Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

Chocolate and hearts go hand-in-hand, and not just on Valentine’s Day. A little chocolate every day will keep your heart beating for years to come. 

Avocados — Armor for Your Heart

According to legend, a Mayan princess ate the first avocado in 291 B.C. Fortunately, you don’t have to be royalty to reap the rewards of this tasty tropical fruit.

3 Dangerous Habits You Must Stop Now

Do you write your PIN on your debit card? Have you ever left your smartphone unlocked? Would you throw your bank statements in the trash without shredding them first? Of course not. But nearly half the people worldwide do engage in at least one risky behavior that increases their odds of financial fraud. Here are three surprising habits you need to change so you won’t become a victim.

10 Smart (and easy) Ways to Slash Your Medical Bills

Medical bills can pile up quickly, leaving you trapped under a mountain of debt. These 10 tips can whittle that mountain down to a molehill. You’ll kick yourself if you don’t try.

The #1 Secret to a Richer Retirement

Does your retirement strategy involve researching your family tree looking for a long-lost, wealthy relative? “Life doesn’t work like that,” says one expert with a national brokerage firm. “I’ve been a financial advisor for 16 years, and I have seen one person get an unexpected inheritance. And yes — they did know the rich aunt.”