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3 Cable TV Companies Hiking Prices for 2022

on January 19, 2022

Still married to your cable company? Hold on to your wallet!

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Want a Happy Retirement? Do These 3 Things First

on October 28, 2021

You’ve worked hard for years to get where you are today. Now it’s time to plan for the next big thing — retirement. Here are three important things to do before you say goodbye to the 9-to-5.

Money down the drain
4 Dumb Ways Homeowners Waste Money Every Month

on January 19, 2022

The money you unknowingly waste could help bankroll your piece of the American Dream.

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17 Streaming Services That Are Completely Free

on January 20, 2022

These services offer thousands of movies and TV shows, including recent releases and beloved classics.

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12 States Where Older Homeowners Can Defer Property Taxes

on January 19, 2022

Property tax deferral programs can give more financial flexibility to retirees on a fixed income.

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10 Super-Simple Ways to Build Wealth in 2022

on December 28, 2021

Pathways to wealth are everywhere. Why shouldn’t you take them?

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4 Smart Moves Every Homeowner Should Make

on November 9, 2021

Here are some simple tips that only take minutes, but could save you thousands.

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Drivers Beware This Type of Roadside Assistance

on January 19, 2022

Can using roadside assistance from this provider cost you big money in the long run?

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9 of the Hottest Products on Amazon Today

on January 18, 2022

These items are in much higher demand right now.

6 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Become a Millionaire
6 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Become a Millionaire

on December 7, 2021

Most of us aren’t born rich. We need to fund our own fortunes. A few old-school tactics and some modern money marvels can set you on the road to wealth.

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The Actual Costs of Long-Term Health Care

on January 18, 2022

Many consumers aren’t aware of how much long-term care actually costs, and prices are expected to increase significantly over the next decade.

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6 States That Just Lowered Their Tax Rates

on January 18, 2022

The 2022 tax year will bring lower income taxes for a handful of states, thanks to recently enacted laws.

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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.

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2 Homeowner Tax Deductions Hurt by Inflation

on January 19, 2022

These key tax breaks are doomed to grow less valuable over time.

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6 Easy Ways to Buy, Sell, Get and Give Stuff Away Online

on January 19, 2022

These marketplaces are great places to get stuff or get rid of stuff, whether money changes hands or not.

5 Surefire Ways to Beat Inflation
5 Surefire Ways to Beat Inflation

on December 10, 2021

Use these tactics to turn inflationary woes into financial wins.

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What to Expect for Stocks, Interest Rates and Housing This Year

on January 19, 2022

The last few years have been stellar, provided that you owned stocks and a house or two. But nothing lasts forever. Here’s what’s ahead for 2022 and beyond.

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This Is the Best Age to Buy Long-Term Care Insurance

on July 6, 2021

If you wait too long to apply for coverage, you could be denied. So, when’s the sweet spot to apply?

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3 Ways to Get Microsoft Office for Free

on December 23, 2021

With a little ingenuity, you can cut Office costs to zero.

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These 4 States Have Gained Back All Jobs Lost to COVID-19

on January 20, 2022

In this quartet of states, a surging economy is leaving the pandemic in the dust.

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7 ‘Money-Saving’ Moves That Cost You in the Long Run

on January 19, 2021

There are times when pinching pennies can backfire. Are you robbing yourself in any of these ways?

The 14 Most Deadly Car Models
The 14 Most Deadly Car Models

on October 14, 2019

These vehicles are involved in fatal accidents at least twice as often as the average car.

8 Ways You’re Wasting Money Without Realizing It
8 Ways You’re Wasting Money Without Realizing It

on October 11, 2021

Wondering where your money goes each month? Sometimes the biggest savings opportunities are right under your nose.

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26 States That Won’t Tax Your Social Security This Year

on February 25, 2021

These states don’t tax any residents’ Social Security income whatsoever.

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Get Your Free COVID-19 Test Kits Now

on January 18, 2022

The new federal website for mail-order COVID-19 tests launched earlier than expected. Order yours now to avoid delays.

10 Jobs That Cause the Most Illness and Injury
10 Jobs That Cause the Most Illness and Injury

on January 20, 2022

You might be surprised by some of these hazardous occupations.

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8 Types of Companies That Look at Your Credit Report

on June 10, 2021

Federal law lets these entities peek at your credit — regardless of whether you’re borrowing money.

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16 High-Paying Jobs You Can Get With a 2-Year Degree

on August 3, 2021

You can find a career with a good salary — without having to earn a bachelor’s degree.

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13 Things Seniors Can Get for Free — or Almost Free

on January 14, 2022

There are many ways to get cheap or free services and goods after reaching a certain age.

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12 Smart Tricks to Organize Every Room of Your Home

on July 28, 2021

Get your household organized with these brilliant and inexpensive tricks.

5 Costly Mistakes People Make With Money
5 Costly Mistakes People Make With Money

on October 14, 2021

Money mistakes can cost you thousands. Here are some of the most common, along with simple solutions.

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8 Streaming Services That Are Cheaper Than Netflix

on January 18, 2022

Prepare to dig a little deeper into your wallet for Netflix — or switch to a cheaper option.

5 States Where Drivers Pay the Most for Car Insurance
5 States Where Drivers Pay the Most for Car Insurance

on November 16, 2019

Auto insurance will cost you more than three times as much in one state compared with another. Here’s how to lower your rates no matter where you live.

Got $1,000 in the Bank? Here Are 8 Things You Need to Do Next
Got $1,000 in the Bank? Here Are 8 Things You Need to Do Next

on October 9, 2021

Finally saved up $1,000 or more? Well done. Here are some ways to find a lot more and some clever ideas to invest what you have.

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How to Save Money on Tax Prep and Do Your Own Taxes

on January 20, 2022

Not everybody needs an accountant. Read on to see whether you can handle filing taxes all by yourself.

6 Things Rich Retirees Know That You Don’t
6 Things Rich Retirees Know That You Don’t

on August 7, 2021

There’s nothing the rich can do that you can’t. Here are some tools you can use to have the best possible retirement.

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5 Money Mistakes That Will Wreck Your Retirement

on July 27, 2021

Make any of these money mistakes, and you might end up living on ramen noodles in your golden years.

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8 Surprising Household Items You Can Sell for Fast Cash

on October 25, 2021

Sometimes, the humblest household items are worth the most money.

Money in pocket
7 Surprising Ways to Become Richer Within the Hour

on July 19, 2021

There’s hidden money all around you. You just have to know where to look.

7 Genius Ways to Invest $1,000
7 Genius Ways to Invest $1,000

on September 29, 2021

If you have a thousand bucks you’d like to put to good use — and you’re not sure how — consider the following ideas.

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5 Ways to Lower Your Monthly Bills in Minutes

on September 13, 2021

Don’t waste time chasing down deals. Try these quick and easy money-saving strategies instead.

Why Cutting the Cord Can Be Confusing — and How to Decide If It’s for You
Why Cutting the Cord Can Be Confusing — and How to Decide If It’s for You

on March 4, 2020

Streaming TV might sound like the antidote to sky-high cable bills, but cutting the cord is easier said than done.

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96% of Seniors Are Making This Money Mistake

on October 12, 2021

No guarantees, but there’s something simple you can do that could make your life easier and fatten your retirement nest egg.

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5 Ways Retirees Can Lower Their Income Taxes

on July 28, 2021

Here’s how to keep Uncle Sam’s mitts away from your nest egg.

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This Cellphone Carrier Has the Worst Network Quality, Customers Say

on March 8, 2020

One major wireless provider stands out for the least reliable call, messaging and data services.

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6 Things You Should Know About Buying a Home in Retirement

on January 17, 2022

A little knowledge helps you overcome key obstacles when buying new digs during your golden years.

Happy retired couple
8 Painless Ways for Seniors to Save Money

on October 28, 2021

Make your fixed income go further with these easy ways to save thousands of dollars each year.

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9 Ways Anyone Can Save Even More at Walmart

on September 7, 2021

You don’t even need a Walmart+ membership to take advantage of these opportunities.

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7 Things I Always Buy at Costco

on June 24, 2021

These are my favorite deals at the popular warehouse store.