How Online Ads Are Destroying the World
How Online Ads Are Destroying the World

on July 4, 2020

In this week’s podcast: How ad technology is turning many American minds to mush — and what you can do about it.

Why Your Parents Retired Happier Than You Will
Why Your Parents Retired Happier Than You Will

on June 26, 2020

In this week’s podcast: My parents entered retirement with much more financial security than I’ll have. And I’m definitely not alone.

Which Is Better, a Home Equity Loan or Line of Credit?
Which Is Better, a Home Equity Loan or Line of Credit?

on June 22, 2020

If you’re going to use your home as collateral for a loan, you’ve got choices. Here’s how to decide what to do and whether to do it.

Which Is the Better Investment: Stocks or Real Estate?
Which Is the Better Investment: Stocks or Real Estate?

on June 19, 2020

In this week’s podcast: What I’ve learned investing in stocks and real estate for 40 years.

How to Buy a Refrigerator, Step by Step
How to Buy a Refrigerator, Step by Step

on June 17, 2020

Here’s how I got the perfect appliance at the perfect price.

How Much Police Make in Every State
How Much Police Make in Every State

, and on June 16, 2020

Police and sheriff’s officers risk their lives to protect and serve. Here’s how much they get paid to do it, state by state.

Is Cheap Sunscreen Good Enough?
Is Cheap Sunscreen Good Enough?

on June 15, 2020

Sometimes paying for a brand name is worth it. Other times, it’s just a burn.

Avoiding the 3 Biggest Money Problems Reported by Retirees
Avoiding the 3 Biggest Money Problems Reported by Retirees

on June 12, 2020

In this week’s podcast: common financial regrets — along with advice on how to avoid them.

The Right Way to Mix Money and Marriage
The Right Way to Mix Money and Marriage

on June 9, 2020

This reader came to the right place for answers about how to merge finances in a marriage.

How Can I Lower My Health Care Costs?
How Can I Lower My Health Care Costs?

on June 8, 2020

There’s no “magic bullet” that will cut your medical bills in half. But by using a combination of actions, you can make a serious dent.

Big-Ticket Things You Should Never Buy
Big-Ticket Things You Should Never Buy

on June 5, 2020

In this week’s podcast: Are you wasting big money on these common purchases?

10 Golden Rules to Avoid Getting Scammed
10 Golden Rules to Avoid Getting Scammed

on June 1, 2020

We have all been ripped off. If you want to avoid that sickening feeling in the future, follow these simple rules.

Should I Take Social Security Now and Invest It, or Wait Until I’m 70?
Should I Take Social Security Now and Invest It, or Wait Until I’m 70?

on June 1, 2020

Planning to take Social Security early and invest it? Here’s why you should think twice.

Companies That Might Lower Your Bill If You’ll Just Ask
Companies That Might Lower Your Bill If You’ll Just Ask

on May 29, 2020

In this week’s podcast: an easy way to slash your bills.

How I Got a Perfect Credit Score in 4 Steps
How I Got a Perfect Credit Score in 4 Steps

on May 25, 2020

My FICO credit score is 850 out of 850. Here’s how I pulled it off — and how anyone else can, too.

Living Together but Not Married? 5 Important Things to Know
Living Together but Not Married? 5 Important Things to Know

on May 25, 2020

A happy couple can still find themselves in money misery. Here’s how to avoid trouble.

Am I Eligible for a Health Savings Account?
Am I Eligible for a Health Savings Account?

on May 25, 2020

HSAs are awesome. But there’s one rather large group of people who don’t get to take advantage of them.

How Do You Waste Money? Let’s Count the Ways
How Do You Waste Money? Let’s Count the Ways

on May 22, 2020

In this week’s podcast: a list of purchases you make that you could be getting for much less, or even free.

Will Lowering My Credit Card Limit Hurt My Credit Score?
Will Lowering My Credit Card Limit Hurt My Credit Score?

on May 18, 2020

Having less available credit should make you less of a risk. But sometimes it has the opposite effect.

What the Coronavirus Can Teach Us About Building an Emergency Fund
What the Coronavirus Can Teach Us About Building an Emergency Fund

on May 15, 2020

Find your emergency fund is too skinny? Here’s how to stretch those dollars and fatten it up.

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