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The Write Life: How to Write a Good Pitch

One of the most common mistakes people make is failing to state the story they want to tell.

What do I mean?

Well, writers often say they want to write about something. “I want to write about Famous Person X.” “I want to write about gender in the workplace.” That’s an idea, not a story.

Lifehacker: How to Take an Affordable Vacation

Are you planning on taking a summer vacation this year?

According to a new Bankrate survey, only 52 percent of Americans are planning a summer vacation in 2019. The biggest factor keeping us from taking our much-needed summer break? Cost.

Lifehacker: If You Want to Retire Early, Invest in Rental Properties

Paula Pant at Afford Anything has done the math—and if you invest in rental properties, you’ll be able to withdraw 6% instead of 4. This means you’ll get a bigger monthly payout after retirement, and you might even be able to retire earlier than you expected.