Personal Finance Daily: The chilling reason Walt Disney World got rid of ‘Do Not Disturb’ signs at some hotels and avoid these foods and drinks in 2018

Happy Thursday, MarketWatchers! Check out these top stories as you finalize your resolutions for 2018.

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More than 13% of the homes in these states are worth more than $1 million

In Washington, D.C., California and Hawaii, more than 13% of the homes are worth more than a million dollars.

Paint your bathroom this color and boost your home’s selling price by $5,400

Maybe don’t go with Pantone’s 2018 color of the year.

These Americans are most likely to receive opioid prescriptions

New data from the CDC shed more light on the nationwide opioid epidemic

How these super savers put away half their income each month

Whether you’d like to save an extra $50 a month or another $1,000, these stories can inspire you.

This is the staggering amount American renters paid in 2017

The monthly rent for a one-bedroom apartment varies dramatically across the country.

The chilling reason Walt Disney World got rid of ‘Do Not Disturb’ signs at some hotels

Hotels in Florida and Las Vegas are rethinking these age-old policies.

Even a small amount of alcohol is now related to a higher risk of cancer

A new study recommends public education about the risks between alcohol abuse and certain types of cancer

Avoid these foods and drinks in 2018

Make these changes if you want to live longer and improve your health.

This city has the best quality of life in the world (hint: it’s not in the U.S.)

Civil unrest and terrorism over the last year have hurt the score of many cities.

Why sexual harassers keep offending

Harvey Weinstein isn’t the only alleged sexual harasser accused of multiple offenses.

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No, you probably shouldn’t rush out and prepay your 2018 property taxes

There are many considerations that may make prepaying 2018 property taxes more of a hassle than it’s worth.

These companies will take a huge profit hit from lower tax rates

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act bill gives a reduction in the corporate tax rate — from 35% to 21% — that will force some companies to take a big write-down of the deferred tax assets on their balance sheets.

Here’s how the U.S. and the world regulate bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

Regulators all over the world have accelerated the pace of cryptocurrency rule-making, and enforcement.

Mortgage rates end 2017 with a whimper not a bang

Rates for home loans were subdued during the year despite expert predictions of a bond sell-off that would nudge rates higher.

IRS says only these 2018 property taxes can be prepaid in 2017

The Internal Revenue Service cautioned Wednesday that not all property-tax prepayments can be deducted.

18 predictions for 2018 on the stock market, FAANGs and bitcoin

Jeff Reeves offers up his calls for the new year, from investments to politics.

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