Miranda Marquit

I've been writing about money on the internet since 2005. My specialties include investing, retirement, and long-term financial planning. I have an M.A. in Journalism and an MBA. When not writing, I enjoy playing board games with my son, reading, travel, and the outdoors.

Stocks Are Tanking: What You Need to Know Now
Stocks Are Tanking: What You Need to Know Now

on September 26, 2022

It’s looking scary out there. So, is it time to bargain shop, or time to panic? Should you sell stocks and buy bonds?

How to Get Your Piece of the Student Loan Forgiveness Pie
How to Get Your Piece of the Student Loan Forgiveness Pie

on September 22, 2022

Here’s everything you need to know if you’d like to have up to $20,000 in student debt forgiven.

9 Tips to Tackle Your Financial Goals and Still Have Fun
9 Tips to Tackle Your Financial Goals and Still Have Fun

on September 16, 2022

You don’t have to sacrifice fun to accomplish your financial goals. It’s just a matter of following a few simple rules.

5 Tips to Make Better Financial Decisions
5 Tips to Make Better Financial Decisions

on September 9, 2022

Making good financial decisions can make a huge difference in your life. Here are simple tips to do it well.

7 Tips for Getting the Best Deals on Travel
7 Tips for Getting the Best Deals on Travel

on September 2, 2022

Here’s how you can make the most of travel, even while prices are high.

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7 Ways to Travel for Free

on August 31, 2022

Pack your bags for free by using these travel hacks.

How to Deal When Family and Friends Ask to Borrow
How to Deal When Family and Friends Ask to Borrow

on August 26, 2022

We’ve all been there: a friend or family member is asking for money. Here’s exactly how you should respond.

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5 Times When It’s Smart to Claim Social Security Early

on August 25, 2022

Experts often recommend postponing claiming as long as you can. But there are situations in which you should claim sooner.

Got Social Security Questions? Here Are Some Answers
Got Social Security Questions? Here Are Some Answers

on August 18, 2022

Social Security is complicated. Got questions? Here are some answers.

7 Things You Should Know Before Investing in I Bonds
7 Things You Should Know Before Investing in I Bonds

on August 12, 2022

Is it possible to earn nearly 10% with zero risk? Yes, it is. But you need to act fast.

10 Sure-Fire Ways to Beat Inflation
10 Sure-Fire Ways to Beat Inflation

on August 6, 2022

Inflation is eroding the purchasing power of your money. But you don’t have to just sit back and take it.

The Truth Behind 14 Common Money Tips
The Truth Behind 14 Common Money Tips

on July 30, 2022

We hear a lot about what the “experts” recommend, but does it actually make sense for you?

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7 Tips to Retire with a Million-Dollar Nest Egg

on July 22, 2022

Only 4% of Americans have a million-dollar retirement nest egg. Here’s how to join that exclusive group, and how to figure out how much you’ll really need.

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10 Insider Tips for Getting a Great Deal on a House

on July 15, 2022

We talked to a professional house-flipper to learn the secrets of getting a great deal on real estate, no matter the market.

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17 Home Renovations That Give Owners the Most Joy

on July 8, 2022

Many of these projects don’t just spark joy, they can also increase your home’s value.

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5 Things You Need to Know About This Horrible Stock Market

on July 8, 2022

Here are some tips that will help you make more and lose less when things go south.

8 Ways to Earn Extra Income With Your Home
8 Ways to Earn Extra Income With Your Home

on July 5, 2022

You might be surprised at how much money you could make off your property.

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Paying Off Mortgages, Estate Planning and More: We Answer YOUR Questions

on July 1, 2022

Got money questions? Here are some recent and common questions from readers, listeners and viewers — along with our answers.

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5 Tips to Maximize Your Credit Card Points

on June 24, 2022

Use the right cards the right way and you’ll find yourself with free flights and free hotels. Here are the best tips from the pros.

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Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early? Here’s How

on June 17, 2022

Here are some tips to pay off your mortgage as fast as possible, and some advice on whether you should.

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