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Symptoms Not to Ignore, Labor Signs, More

However you’re feeling at 38 weeks pregnant (exhausted, excited, terrified… did we mention exhausted?), there’s probably one big question on your mind whenever you feel even the slightest twinge in your back or belly: Am I going into labor?

Unlike most other weeks of pregnancy, though, you’re close enough to the big day now — your baby is technically full term at this point! — that the answer could actually be yes.

Diarrhea? It could be a sign of labor! Weird discharge? It could be a sign of labor! Sudden panic that you’re not ready to become a parent after all? It could be a sign of labor!

OK, that last one… not so much. But how you’re feeling at 38 weeks could give you some clues about what to expect for the rest of your pregnancy — like when it’s going to be over and you’ll get to

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Fox newsman Geraldo Rivera, wife showcase conflicting political signs on lawn of Shaker Heights home

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio – While driving anywhere, we’ve all seen the political signs being displayed proudly on lawns across Northeast Ohio.

Given that the election is fewer than two months away, lawns are filled with Trump-Pence or Biden-Harris signs. It’s usually a safe bet the family members are in agreement over their show of support.

Geraldo Rivera’s house in Shaker Heights is another matter.

The correspondent-at-large for Fox News and his wife, Erica, apparently have conflicting viewpoints over their presidential choices.

Erica’s political sign clearly states her choice in November’s election, while Rivera is taking another route. Next to a Biden-Harris 2020 sign is a homemade, magic-marker scrawled message, pointing to the pro-Democrat sign:

“Husband is undecided. Leaning to: President Trump. But may vote Kanye.”

Kanye is, of course, rapper-producer Kanye West. He is on the ballot in a dozen states, but not Ohio.

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4 signs you can afford a second home, according to CFP

  • If you’re considering buying a second home, there are four signs you can afford it. 
  • Those signs include being on track with your retirement savings and saving for other important goals. 
  • Another sign that you can afford a second home is that you don’t need to rent out the home in order to afford it. 
  • You’ll also need to be able to afford the maintenance and any emergency expenses on both of your homes.
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Buying a second home is a major purchase. While it’s a nice idea to own a place for a weekend getaway or a month-long stay, knowing if you’re ready to buy can be complicated. 

Financial planner Andrew Rosen has worked with a number of professionals, executives, and retirees over his nearly 20-year financial planning career. “A second home is something that comes with a lot of

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