Posts by Money Talks News
Jun 25, 2008 - Ceremonies like weddings and funerals are often expensive affairs. But with funerals, most of the planning is done last minute, and saving money is the last thing on anybody’s mind.
Jun 25, 2008 - Most cell phone contracts keep you with a carrier for at least a year. And if you leave early? You lose $200, maybe more. But money reporter Stacy Johnson has the story of a service that will promises to let you get in or out of a contract without the hefty fees.
Jun 25, 2008 - If your list of New Year's resolutions includes "Paying Down Debt", or "Saving More Money", then you're in the right place.
Jun 25, 2008 - You don't really have to worry about inflation this year... unless you drive a car, go to college or pay for health insurance. Here's where price increases will be greatest in 2008.
Jun 25, 2008 - Do you think you know what's going to happen to interest rates, the economy and the stock market this year? Compare your guesses to those of the experts.
Jun 25, 2008 - This is the time of year you look at your waistline... then start looking for a gym. But before you sign on that dotted line, you might want to exercise a little caution, first.
Jun 25, 2008 - We've all got it... stuff that we don't want, charity won't take, but is too valuable to throw away. What do you do when you want to recycle? Easy... Freecycle.
Jun 25, 2008 - If you plan on flying this holiday season, you're probably ready for steep ticket prices, delays and long lines. But something else you better be prepared for is a high price if you change your travel dates. Money reporter Stacy Johnson has the story.
Jun 25, 2008 - With holiday preparation in full swing, income taxes are probably the last thing on your mind. But a few minutes now could be worth hundreds of dollars in tax savings next April.
Jun 25, 2008 - When you hear the words, 'non-profit' you often think of low-paid workers or even volunteers: people in it for the love, not for the money. But there are charities that contribute big to their bosses.
Jun 25, 2008 - You want to donate food to help starving people: how big a bite is that charity taking? How to give charities a check before you write them a check.
Jun 25, 2008 - Looking for that special gift? Well, even if you don't have an extra million dollars in the bank, maybe you can still give that special someone something special.
Jun 25, 2008 - Ready for the holidays? While this time of year is hectic enough, money reporter Stacy Johnson has something to add to your list: make sure you do the right things before year-end to make your life less taxing next April.
Jun 23, 2008 - Finding the best place to retire doesn't have to be difficult, just break it down into small parts. Are you retiring, or are you looking for assisted living or a nursing home for an elderly parent? If so, you may want to start your search here.
Jun 20, 2008 - If you're getting married, you might want to check out wedding insurance. It's not insurance for your entire marriage, but it could make for a less stressful ceremony. Is it for you? Is it even a good idea?