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Who Gets Your Social Security If You Die Tomorrow?

on December 13, 2023

The answer differs from person to person, depending on their circumstances.

Young couple working on a budget
25 Tips for How to Save Money If Your Paycheck Is Stretched Thin

on November 27, 2023

Discover smart ways to scale back even when you’re on a tight budget.

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7 Social Security Spousal Benefit Rules Every Married Couple Should Know

on November 21, 2023

Social Security can get confusing for married couples. Find out what you must know if you tie the knot.

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What Employers Really See When They Run a Credit Check

on November 21, 2023

Here’s what shows up on a credit check for employment and what to do if you have a lackluster credit score.

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How to Save for Retirement, Decade by Decade

on May 19, 2023

You know it’s smart to save for retirement now. Here’s how to put a plan into action, from your twenties through your sixties.

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5 Sneaky Ways to Spot a Fake Amazon Review

on April 28, 2023

No one likes wasting money on low-quality products. Use these five tactics to help you spot fake reviews.

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A Guide to SSDI Benefits: Who Qualifies and What to Do if You’re Denied

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.

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7 Things to Know Before Deducting a Home Office

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.

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7 Ways to Squeeze More Money Out of Social Security for Life

on February 10, 2023

Social Security is a critical part of your retirement plan. Here’s what you must know to maximize your benefits.

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Can Carrying a Small Credit Card Balance Help Your Credit Score?

on January 10, 2023

Separate myth from fact now. Here’s what really affects your credit score.

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5 Reasons Dave Ramsey Is Wrong About Credit Scores

on October 7, 2022

Tons of people listen to his financial advice. But that doesn’t mean he’s got it all right.

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What Are Installment Loans, and How Do They Work?

on August 10, 2022

Installment loans — like auto loans and student loans — have their pros and cons.

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5 Steps to Claim Benefits on Your Ex-Spouse’s Social Security Without Telling Them

on May 27, 2022

It won’t hurt them, and they don’t need to know about it. Here are the details.

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7 Lessons From the 2020 Stock Market Crash

on May 16, 2022

It’s important to learn from the past, especially since it will eventually repeat itself.

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Can Mark Cuban’s New Pharmacy Save You Money on Prescriptions?

on February 10, 2022

Here are the details of how this new service works, including a look at prices and what drugs are available.

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5 Financial Surprises You Don’t Need in 2022

and on February 7, 2022

Check up on these areas of your finances so you don’t get caught off guard.

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10 Moves That Will Make Your Credit Score Soar in 2022

on January 19, 2022

Give your credit a makeover this year by following taking these simple steps.

Stock investor
9 Investing Tips for 2022 That Rich People Know by Heart

on January 5, 2022

These tried and true tips will work for anyone, including people who have never invested before.

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Are You Making a Huge Mistake By Taking Social Security at 62?

on December 8, 2021

Here’s a look at situations where it makes sense to claim early, and some situations where it doesn’t.

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9 Gifts That Will Be Ridiculously Hard to Find in 2021

on November 18, 2021

Hopefully, you weren’t planning on gifting any of these things.

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