Author: Robin Hartill
A Guide to SSDI Benefits: Who Qualifies and What to Do if You’re Denied
Robin Hartill on March 14, 2023
SSDI benefits can be difficult to navigate. Read this now to understand how SSDI works, who qualifies, and how to apply.
7 Things to Know Before Deducting a Home Office
Robin Hartill on March 10, 2023
The home office deduction can be sweet, but learn how to play within the rules to avoid trouble with the IRS.
Who Gets Your Social Security If You Die Tomorrow?
Robin Hartill on February 16, 2023
The answer differs from person to person, depending on their circumstances.
7 Ways to Squeeze More Money Out of Social Security for Life
Robin Hartill on February 10, 2023
Social Security is a critical part of your retirement plan. Here’s what you must know to maximize your benefits.
7 Social Security Spousal Benefit Rules Every Married Couple Should Know
Robin Hartill on January 11, 2023
Social Security can get confusing for married couples. Find out what you must know if you tie the knot.
Can Carrying a Small Credit Card Balance Help Your Credit Score?
Robin Hartill on January 10, 2023
Separate myth from fact now. Here’s what really affects your credit score.
5 Reasons Dave Ramsey Is Wrong About Credit Scores
Robin Hartill on October 7, 2022
Tons of people listen to his financial advice. But that doesn’t mean he’s got it all right.
What Are Installment Loans, and How Do They Work?
Robin Hartill on August 10, 2022
Installment loans — like auto loans and student loans — have their pros and cons.
5 Steps to Claim Benefits on Your Ex-Spouse’s Social Security Without Telling Them
Robin Hartill on May 27, 2022
It won’t hurt them, and they don’t need to know about it. Here are the details.
7 Lessons From the 2020 Stock Market Crash
Robin Hartill on May 16, 2022
It’s important to learn from the past, especially since it will eventually repeat itself.
Can Mark Cuban’s New Pharmacy Save You Money on Prescriptions?
Robin Hartill on February 10, 2022
Here are the details of how this new service works, including a look at prices and what drugs are available.
5 Financial Surprises You Don’t Need in 2022
Tiffany Connors and Robin Hartill on February 7, 2022
Check up on these areas of your finances so you don’t get caught off guard.
10 Moves That Will Make Your Credit Score Soar in 2022
Robin Hartill on January 19, 2022
Give your credit a makeover this year by following taking these simple steps.
9 Investing Tips for 2022 That Rich People Know by Heart
Robin Hartill on January 5, 2022
These tried and true tips will work for anyone, including people who have never invested before.
Are You Making a Huge Mistake By Taking Social Security at 62?
Robin Hartill on December 8, 2021
Here’s a look at situations where it makes sense to claim early, and some situations where it doesn’t.
9 Gifts That Will Be Ridiculously Hard to Find in 2021
Robin Hartill on November 18, 2021
Hopefully, you weren’t planning on gifting any of these things.
5 Moves to Make If You’re Worried the Stock Market Will Crash
Robin Hartill on September 23, 2021
If the market has you nervous, here are some steps to take right now.
7 Moves to Make if Your Unemployment Benefits Just Ended
Robin Hartill on September 20, 2021
The loss of income is painful, but these steps will help minimize the impact on your finances.
Busting 5 Social Security Shortfall Myths
Robin Hartill on September 2, 2021
No, Social Security isn’t going broke. Here’s the truth about what future retirees can expect.
5 Things Jeff Bezos Didn’t Have to Worry About When Retiring Early
Robin Hartill on July 13, 2021
With billions to his name, Jeff Bezos doesn’t have to worry about these early retirement realities.
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