Author: Lucy Lazarony
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.
6 Reasons You Should Stop Hiding Cash at Home
Lucy Lazarony on April 22, 2022
Stashing money around the house is anything but harmless.
6 Money Moves That Couples Should Make in 2022
Lucy Lazarony on February 11, 2022
Here’s what you and your partner should do to improve finances — together.
7 Fast Ways to Catch Up on Retirement Savings
Lucy Lazarony on October 26, 2021
We talked with financial experts to get their ideas for how to fatten up your retirement account fast.
Beware These 8 Signs of Identity Theft
Lucy Lazarony on August 10, 2021
These red flags signal that your financial data or other personal information may have been breached.
5 Hidden Features of 401(k) Plans That You Should Know About
Lucy Lazarony on July 21, 2021
Are you missing out on any of these 401(k) benefits without realizing it?
6 Common Retirement Mistakes — and How to Fix Them
Lucy Lazarony on July 21, 2021
Here’s how to strengthen your nest egg before or during your golden years.
7 Times When It’s Smart Not to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early
Lucy Lazarony on June 7, 2021
Sometimes, you can save money — or even build wealth — by paying down a mortgage slowly.
7 Social Security Blunders That Can Ruin Your Retirement
Lucy Lazarony on April 14, 2021
Making even one of these mistakes can sap your retirement income.
8 Ways to Quit Using Credit Cards
Lucy Lazarony on December 25, 2020
Ready to break your plastic habit? Here are eight ways to quit credit cards, or to use them more responsibly.
8 Money Moves You Should Make as an Empty Nester
Lucy Lazarony on November 4, 2020
Here’s how empty nesters can find thousands of extra dollars every year.
8 Reasons Retirees Still Need Good Credit
Lucy Lazarony on August 25, 2020
Poor credit costs you money and opportunities — even during your golden years.
5 Signs It’s Time to Fire Your Financial Adviser
Lucy Lazarony on August 10, 2020
Mind these red flags — or risk losing thousands of dollars worth of your hard-earned savings.
5 Signs Your Partner Is Keeping Money Secrets From You
Lucy Lazarony on February 14, 2020
Got a feeling something is not quite right? Here’s how to tell if your significant other is deceiving you financially.
Have a Vehicle? Use It to Make Money Delivering Food
Lucy Lazarony on October 16, 2019
If you have a car, scooter or bicycle and a desire to earn extra cash, the Uber Eats program could offer you the perfect pathway.
7 Steps to Make the Most of an Inheritance
Lucy Lazarony on September 27, 2019
Don’t squander this gift — which can keep on giving to your financial security.
6 Ways to Help Adult Children Without Going Broke
Lucy Lazarony on September 26, 2019
Yes, it is possible to help adult children financially without risking your own finances.
3 Ways Social Media Is Hurting Americans’ Finances
Lucy Lazarony on July 30, 2019
Has social media affected your own spending in any of these ways?
Our 8 Top Financial Tips for High School Grads
Lucy Lazarony on June 4, 2019
Getting out into the real world? You need a solid financial footing. Here are some of money-management basics to help you move ahead with confidence.
12 Ways to Avoid Homebuyer’s Remorse in Today’s Market
Lucy Lazarony on October 25, 2018
Regrets plague a majority of homeowners — including concerns about the ongoing costs of owning a home. Here’s how to avoid that fate.
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