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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Friday, July 5

  • Today’s Featured Birthday American singer-songwriter Huey Lewis (63) Word of the Day crepuscular kri-PUS-kyuh-lur (adjective) of, pertaining to, or resembling twilight; in zoology, appearing or active at twilight. — www.dic...
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  • Word of the Day
    crepuscular kri-PUS-kyuh-lur (adjective) of, pertaining to, or resembling twilight; in zoology, appearing or active at twilight. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    HelloWallet
    hellowallet.com
    HelloWallet was founded in light of research by the Brookings Institution and Harvard University, which found that billions of dollars are lost by middle — and low-income workers because of preventable financial missteps. The site increases access to financial advice — for both employees and companies.
    Number to Know
    75 percent: In 2010, this was the amount of Americans nearing retirement age who had less than $30,000 in their retirement accounts — what Forbes defined as “the greatest retirement crisis in American history.”
    This Day in History
    July 5, 1865: The Salvation Army is founded in the East End of London, England.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    American singer-songwriter Huey Lewis (63)
    Daily Quote
    “Whenever we give up, leave behind, and forget too much, there is always the danger that the things we have neglected will return with added force.” — Carl Jung
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