5 Things You Must Do Before the Next Recession
5 Things You Must Do Before the Next Recession

on June 15, 2022

Don’t wait for the inevitable – plan for it. Use these tactics to position yourself for a downturn.

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This Paint Color Can Rob Your Home Value of $6,500

on June 24, 2022

First impressions may be more important than you realize.

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17 Things You’re Keeping for No Reason — and Should Toss

on June 24, 2022

Face facts: These things are just taking up space.

4 Genius Ways to Protect Your Retirement Savings
4 Genius Ways to Protect Your Retirement Savings

on June 17, 2022

Rates are rising, while both stocks and bonds are falling. Here are some pro tips to protect your nest egg.

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3 Flu Shots Recommended for Seniors

on June 24, 2022

New federal guidance gives preference to these particular influenza vaccines for this age group.

7 Smart Ways to Defend Yourself Against Soaring Gas Prices
7 Smart Ways to Defend Yourself Against Soaring Gas Prices

on March 9, 2022

Getting gouged at the pump? Here are five things you can do in minutes to more than offset the added expense.

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Older Adults Who Sleep With Light Risk These Medical Conditions

on June 23, 2022

The risk of developing three ailments appears correlated to light exposure at night.

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5 Money Mistakes That Will Wreck Your Retirement

on April 28, 2022

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

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10 Deep Discounts Available on Amazon This Friday

on June 24, 2022

These items are steeply discounted — but the deals won’t last long.

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11 Credit Cards With the Best Extended Warranties

on June 20, 2022

This perk is more common — and more valuable — than many people realize.

6 Important Things You Must Do Before You Retire
6 Important Things You Must Do Before You Retire

on April 20, 2022

Don’t just hope that everything will work out somehow. Being proactive will go a long way toward making your golden years truly golden.

7 Smart Ways to Recession-Proof Your Retirement
7 Smart Ways to Recession-Proof Your Retirement

on May 6, 2022

Maybe your retirement is years away. But suppose inflation ramps up again once you’re ready to leave the workplace? These tactics can save your golden years.

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The Ultimate Guide to Series I Bonds and Guaranteed Returns

on June 24, 2022

Here’s everything you need to know about this type of government savings bond — which happens to be a shrewd investment these days.

Money down the drain
3 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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The Top-Rated Car Insurers Across the U.S. in 2022

on June 23, 2022

Consumers themselves rank these auto insurers highest.

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4 Sacrifices Older Americans Are Making to Afford Health Care

on June 22, 2022

Seniors have to cut back on some important things just to afford health care.

Anxious home seller
10 Housing Markets With the Most Sellers Dropping Prices

on June 24, 2022

In May, some cities saw nearly half of home sellers drop their prices, Redfin data shows.

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What Investors Are Most Worried About, According to Financial Advisers

on June 24, 2022

Money managers say these are their clients’ top concerns.

rich
5 Genius Ways to Make $5,000 Fast

on June 10, 2022

Sure, skipping that latte will save you a few bucks. But there are faster ways to make some cash.

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2022’s Most LGBTQ-Friendly Cities

on June 24, 2022

Everyone should feel at home in their community, and these cities are the most accepting.

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Older Adults Who Can’t Do This May Be at Higher Risk of Death

on June 22, 2022

An inability to complete this simple task is associated with an 84% higher risk of death within 10 years.

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15 of the Fastest-Growing Jobs Today

on July 14, 2020

Times are tough, but these career fields are thriving.

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If You Find This Thrift Shopping, Buy It

on June 18, 2022

Vintage dinnerware by this famous industrial designer can be worth hundreds of dollars.

Unhappy home seller
5 Markets With the Biggest Decline in Home Sales

on June 23, 2022

The number of closed transactions is dropping fast in these markets.

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The 10 Best Countries for Retiring Overseas in 2022

on February 22, 2022

The pandemic is a great time to explore the possibilities, whether you dream of retiring among tropical beaches, mountain hideaways or culture-rich cities.

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Patients Say This Is the Best Vision Plan Provider

on June 23, 2022

Americans who have vision insurance coverage rank these providers highest.

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3 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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How Long Should I Keep My Tax Returns?

on July 13, 2020

Keeping your tax returns and all the paperwork supporting them isn’t as much of a pain as it used to be. Here’s why.

Happy senior woman
7 Wise Money Moves to Make in Your 50s and Beyond

on May 19, 2022

Don’t leave your golden years to chance. Take charge of your financial future with these super-simple tactics.

Unhappy retired couple
3 Ways Forced Retirement Makes Life Worse

on June 23, 2022

Those pushed into retirement prematurely find the transition considerably more difficult.

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How to Get Rid of 5 Hard-to-Sell Things

on August 23, 2021

Find out where to sell, donate or recycle items — and feel good about it.

Man looking at credit score
What’s the Difference Between FICO and VantageScore?

on June 28, 2021

There are lots of credit scores out there, but if you’re keeping an eye on your credit, here’s the one to watch.

Retirement party
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.

Upset senior on a laptop
60% of People With This Disease Don’t Know They Have It

on April 20, 2020

Millions of people overlook this potentially potent condition that tends to strike women and older adults.

Man shocked by debt
8 Surefire Ways to Get Rid of Debt ASAP

on October 6, 2020

Here’s how to pay off debt fast and pain-free.

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8 Things You Should Not Buy With Cash

on June 21, 2022

You’ve decided to make that purchase. But how you pay for it can actually reward you with extended warranties, fraud protection and more.

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5 Tricks to Save Money on Your Next Food Delivery

on June 24, 2022

The convenience of food delivery comes with a lot of fees. But there are often ways around them.

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8 Super-Simple Ways to Build Wealth in 2022

on December 28, 2021

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

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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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.

Amazon Prime Day 2020
How to Get $35 (or More) in Free Amazon Credits for Prime Day

on June 24, 2022

Prime members are getting extra ways to save for Amazon’s huge summer sale.

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How to Get the Best Possible Deal on Car Insurance

on June 8, 2021

This is the last article on understanding and shopping for car insurance you’ll ever need.

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20 Things That Are Actually Worth Stockpiling

on May 23, 2022

You don’t need a year’s supply of toilet paper to survive an outbreak, but consider stocking up on these items.

woman at sewing class
9 Retailers That Offer Free Classes and Workshops

on June 14, 2022

Never stop learning with free courses covering everything from cooking and crafts to computer coding.

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Why Is Your Property Insurance So High? 10 Ways to Lower the Cost

on June 23, 2022

If your rate has spiked, you’re not alone. But there’s a lot you can do about it.

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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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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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My 10 Favorite Things to Buy at Aldi

on June 20, 2022

Today’s Aldi stores are bright and modern, and the inventory has evolved from bare-bones-basic to slightly chic.

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Here Are 5 Ways to Get Amazon Prime for Free

on February 4, 2022

Hesitant to drop $139 a year on an Amazon Prime membership? Here’s how to get it for free.