Jim Gold

Jim Gold is a reporter and editor who's covered business and personal finance issues since the stock market crash known as Black Monday - October 22, 1987.

a retiree abroad
The 2 Best Places to Retire Overseas in 2020

on May 11, 2020

These destinations offer affordability, good health care and mild climates.

Unemployed woman
4 Steps to Prepare for an Income Emergency

on April 28, 2020

Many Americans are ill-prepared to deal with financial disruptions. If that’s you, here’s how to turn it around.

How to Get In on Real Estate Investing Even If You Don’t Have Much Money
How to Get In on Real Estate Investing Even If You Don’t Have Much Money

on April 27, 2020

Now you can expand your portfolio beyond typical stocks and bonds and join the wealthy, who long have benefited from investing in real estate.

pot catches fire on stove
16 Tips to Avoid Costly Kitchen Burns While Stuck at Home

on April 24, 2020

Hospitals are seeing more burns during the coronavirus lockdown. Here’s how to stay safe and avoid costly injuries.

Cash in a wallet
Make 24 Times More on Your Savings

on April 15, 2020

This online bank offers a way to build savings at a rate far above the national average.

Happy woman holding hundred dollar bills
This Tool Can Save You Hundreds on Recurring Costs

on April 14, 2020

It’s so easy to lose track of how much you spend on subscriptions and more. This app makes it easy to monitor and cancel unwanted payments.

Man with no money
Can’t Pay Your Taxes? Here Are 5 Options

on April 8, 2020

Can’t pay your tax bill? Find out how to keep yourself from getting on Uncle Sam’s bad side.

A woman makes a salad in her kitchen
How to Eat Healthy During the Coronavirus Crisis

on April 1, 2020

Even if many of your supermarket’s shelves are bare, these tips will help you maintain your immune system.

Marooned at Home? Earn Some Cash Playing on Your Computer
Marooned at Home? Earn Some Cash Playing on Your Computer

on March 23, 2020

Earn cash by reading emails, taking surveys, playing games, shopping and signing up for offers through this website.

Suddenly Working From Home? 5 Tips to Stay Focused and Sane
Suddenly Working From Home? 5 Tips to Stay Focused and Sane

on March 16, 2020

Fewer distractions, more-efficient meetings and a comfortable work environment can make you even more productive.

How to Earn 80 Times More on Your Savings
How to Earn 80 Times More on Your Savings

on February 18, 2020

This company offers a larger return to smaller investors — and a way to help the small-business community at the same time.

How to Earn Serious Money From Your Idle RV
How to Earn Serious Money From Your Idle RV

on January 28, 2020

This online platform, a lot like Airbnb, makes it easy to rent out your trailer or motor home when you’re not using it to folks who want to take an RV adventure.

16 Trends Coming to Your Grocery Store in 2020
16 Trends Coming to Your Grocery Store in 2020

on December 9, 2019

Supermarkets, their suppliers and their consultants identify what’s hot for the coming year, from crispy chicken skin to watermelon seed butter.

How to Make Extra Money Renting Out Your Car
How to Make Extra Money Renting Out Your Car

on September 26, 2019

Do you have a vehicle spending a lot of time sitting idle? Put it to work, and you can fatten your wallet.

Black Friday shoppers
11 Ways to Save $500 Before Black Friday

on August 27, 2019

Follow these tips, and you’ll soon have the money to buy gifts for the holidays.

Saving with a jar of coins
7 Proven Ways to Supercharge Your Savings Today

on August 1, 2019

Here are some systems to put in place so you can amass cash without stressing.

Woman using an automated teller
How to Pick the Best Credit Union for You

on June 24, 2019

Asking these questions will help you find a credit union with great service, security and convenience.

Unemployed worker
9 Ways to Brace Yourself for the Next Recession

on June 7, 2019

Take these steps to be ready to survive — and thrive — when the economy tanks.

Woman with calculator
5 Last-Minute Tax Filing Tips to Save You Money

on March 20, 2019

Tax-filing time is upon us. Follow these tips if you are among the legions of procrastinators.

Boating
How to Buy a Boat and Not Sink Your Budget

on March 19, 2019

Do you find yourself itching to get out on the water? Consider these six questions before setting sail.

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