Author: Jim Gold
5 Online Tricks Retailers Use to Manipulate Us
Jim Gold on February 28, 2023
Here’s how retailers use “dark patterns” on their websites and apps to make us spend more and share private information with them.
9 Top-Paying Side Hustles Where You Could Earn More Than Full-Time Work
Jim Gold on December 22, 2022
You can be your own boss and achieve work-life balance even while playing video games or fixing cars.
Kirkland Signature Items to Avoid at Costco
Jim Gold on December 19, 2022
Even if it seems you save a bundle buying Costco’s house-brand products, they are not always a bargain.
Here’s How Much Social Security Income Retirees Have Left After Medical Costs
Jim Gold on November 16, 2022
Out-of-pocket medical expenses for everything from Medicare premiums to eyeglass exams erode retirement benefits.
The Top 10 Financial Priorities for Baby Boomers Today
Jim Gold on November 14, 2022
Workers in this generation are focused on one money goal far more than any other.
How to Build Your Own DIY Air Conditioner in Minutes
Jim Gold on July 26, 2022
This cheap and easy homemade project will help keep you cool all summer.
The Top 7 Things People Plan to Do in Retirement
Jim Gold on June 28, 2022
See if your anticipation of retirement you have when young matches realization as a senior.
9 Ways to Brace Your Finances for a Recession
Lucy Lazarony and Jim Gold on May 9, 2022
Many say a recession feels near. Here’s what you should be doing today.
14 Money Terms to Learn So You Don’t Die Broke
Jim Gold and Marilyn Lewis on February 24, 2022
Want to outlive your money? Ignore these crucial financial concepts.
The 10 Best Countries for Retiring Overseas in 2022
Jim Gold on February 22, 2022
The pandemic is a great time to explore the possibilities, whether you dream of retiring among tropical beaches, mountain hideaways or culture-rich cities.
7 Steps to Quickly Eliminate Your Holiday Debt
Jim Gold on January 5, 2022
The holiday season isn’t really wrapped up until the bills are paid. These tips can help you tackle debt fast.
7 Great Tools to Help You Get Out of Debt
Jim Gold on October 27, 2021
These free and cheap apps and sites can help you pay down debt and achieve financial freedom.
7 Tips for Planning Your Dream Retirement Overseas
Jim Gold on October 19, 2021
Many retirees get the place right but the due diligence wrong. Here’s what to do if you’re considering retiring abroad.
12 Smart Money Moves to Make in October
Jim Gold on October 13, 2021
National Financial Planning Month is a good time to get started on a money plan, or to make course corrections.
10 Common Ways Seniors Get Scammed
Jim Gold on July 27, 2021
Here’s what to watch for to make sure you don’t fall prey to some of the biggest rip-offs targeting seniors.
7 Easy Ways to Stay Out of Debt
Jim Gold on June 23, 2021
It doesn’t take much to slip into debt. These tips will help keep you from falling into the depths of fiscal despair.
9 Social Security Terms Everyone Should Know
Jim Gold on April 20, 2021
How many of these key Social Security concepts do you know?
10 Iconic Brands That Disappeared and 7 That May Soon Follow
Krystal Steinmetz and Jim Gold on October 21, 2020
The pandemic is blamed for pushing familiar U.S. brands into bankruptcy this year.
15 Major Companies That Filed for Bankruptcy Due to the Pandemic
Jim Gold on August 29, 2020
Unprecedented financial pressure is sending many retailers and restaurants to bankruptcy court. Is your favorite on the list?
10 Countries Where Retirees Can Live Large and Save Big
Jim Gold on August 6, 2020
Weigh the attractions of these nations offering a happy and fulfilling retirement.
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