10 Amazing Ways to Build Wealth at Any Age
10 Amazing Ways to Build Wealth at Any Age

on August 29, 2022

Use these tools to build wealth, whether you’re just starting out in life or trying to grow the money you’ve earned.

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8 Glasses of Water a Day? Nonsense, Says a New Study

on November 28, 2022

The one-size-fits-all recommendation does not hold water, researchers say.

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7 Companies Laying Off Thousands of Workers

on November 29, 2022

These big companies recently announced job cuts of 1,000 employees or more.

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18 Holiday Gifts for Everyone on Your List

on November 29, 2022

Struggling to come up with gift ideas this holiday season? We’ve got you covered.

10 Dumb Mistakes Nearly Everyone Over 40 Makes
10 Dumb Mistakes Nearly Everyone Over 40 Makes

on November 2, 2022

You may think that you have life all figured out. But, making just one of these common mistakes can set you back.

The 5 Smartest Investments for Seniors
The 5 Smartest Investments for Seniors

on October 20, 2022

As you age, you change. So should what you do with your money.

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8 Ways to Stop Buying Things You Don’t Need

on November 29, 2022

Retailers excel at convincing us to spend money on wants and impulse purchases. Here’s how to fight back.

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8 Things Costco Members Can Get for Free

on November 22, 2022

Your Costco membership comes with a variety of free services and perks that can save you money.

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5 Things You Must Do When Your Savings Reach $100,000

on November 14, 2022

It’s been an uphill climb to fatten your savings account. Here’s how to make sure it stays fat.

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7 Hidden Expenses That Drain Your Savings

on November 8, 2022

If you’re serious about saving money, you’ll want to eliminate these wasteful items lurking in your budget.

5 Great Gifts on Sale at Amazon Today
5 Great Gifts on Sale at Amazon Today

on November 30, 2022

As the holidays near, we’re highlighting some of the best gift ideas.

5 Things to Do Now if Social Security Won’t Be Enough
5 Things to Do Now if Social Security Won’t Be Enough

on October 25, 2022

If you can enjoy your golden years with a $20,000 annual income, you don’t need these tips.

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7 Ways Retirees Can Lower Their Income Taxes

on September 20, 2022

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

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9 Habits Happy People Use to Make Life Better

on November 29, 2022

If you want to walk through life with a smile on your face, try these habits on for size.

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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.

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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8 Things You Should Rent Instead of Buying

on November 29, 2022

You may think you’re looking at a must-have purchase. But run the numbers and think twice.

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41 Things You Should Never Buy

on January 3, 2022

Some purchases are just plain dumb. Give yourself — and your budget — a break.

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What Is ‘the Fed’ — and Why Should You Care?

on November 30, 2022

The Federal Reserve has the power to make our lives better or more difficult.

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How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck in 8 Steps

on November 29, 2022

Is your paycheck gone the moment you get it? Here’s how to break that vicious cycle.

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5 of the Worst Foods for Your Heart

on November 23, 2022

Plenty of evidence points to these being particularly risky for heart health.

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21 Thrift Store Gems You Can Cash In On

on February 21, 2022

Here’s what to look for at that overstuffed thrift store — and how you can make money from it.

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It’s Cyber Monday: Here Are Some of Amazon’s Best Deals

on November 28, 2022

Many of these discounts are at least as big as those offered on Black Friday.

7 Clever Ways to Fix Your Finances in 10 Minutes (or Less)
7 Clever Ways to Fix Your Finances in 10 Minutes (or Less)

on April 7, 2022

Here are seven fast and efficient ways to get your finances in check, without any hassle.

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12 of the Best Things to Try at Costco’s Bakery

on July 25, 2022

Don’t let the gigantic portions scare you away from the delicious cakes, breads and pastries.

6 Clever Ways to Build Wealth Outside the Stock Market
6 Clever Ways to Build Wealth Outside the Stock Market

on July 21, 2022

Diversification is essential to wealth-building. Here are six non-stock ways to plump up your portfolio.

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5 Ways to Put an End to Junk Mail

on July 7, 2021

Here’s how to keep unwanted mail from clogging your mailbox and trash can.

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8 States With the Steepest Declines in Life Expectancy

on August 25, 2022

Nationwide, average life expectancy recently fell to its lowest level in nearly 20 years.

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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9 Signs You Aren’t Yet Ready to Retire

on November 28, 2022

Age is not the best indication that it’s time to retire. Other signs are more subtle, and more reliable.

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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.

Happy senior couple enjoying retirement
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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Cut These 11 Expenses Now If You Hope to Retire Early

on November 30, 2022

Do you like the idea of financial independence? Part of the FIRE equation is cutting costs.

Stop Getting Ripped Off on These 5 Everyday Expenses
Stop Getting Ripped Off on These 5 Everyday Expenses

on September 2, 2022

Just because you have to pay for something doesn’t mean you have to pay too much.

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10 Cars That Lose Most of Their Resale Value in 5 Years

on November 10, 2022

Two types of vehicles are especially likely to see steep plunges in value.

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How to Shop at Sam’s Club Without a Membership

on August 8, 2022

You don’t necessarily have to join Sam’s Club to shop there.

5 Things Rich People Do to Get Richer
5 Things Rich People Do to Get Richer

on August 15, 2022

The rich know that there’s always room for growth and that diversification is key. Here are some of the ways they spread their wealth around.

6 Things You Must Do When Your Savings Reach $250,000
6 Things You Must Do When Your Savings Reach $250,000

on September 14, 2022

It’s been an uphill climb to fatten your savings account. Here’s how to make sure it stays fat.

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14 Things That Are Free With Medicare

and on March 31, 2022

These services could save you money and help prevent costly health problems.

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2 Common Health Problems Linked to Higher Alzheimer’s Risk

on November 14, 2022

Managing these factors might lead to better health outcomes.

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IRS Hikes Penalties for Underpaying Taxes in 2023

on November 30, 2022

The new rate takes effect next quarter.

7 Dumb Ways You Waste Money Daily
7 Dumb Ways You Waste Money Daily

on July 12, 2022

The basics of daily living cost a lot more these days. These tactics can shore up your budget.

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.

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11 Secret Uses for Everyday Items That Save Money

on December 27, 2021

These are simple solutions for some of life’s irritations.

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.

Social Security and money
5 Ways to Avoid Taxes on Social Security Income

on October 17, 2022

Here’s how to minimize and delay the chunk that Uncle Sam claims.

6 Money Secrets of Self-Made Millionaires
6 Money Secrets of Self-Made Millionaires

on March 16, 2022

Plenty of people aren’t born into wealth. They got there by making smart money choices.

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.

shopping online at Costco
7 Ways to Shop at Costco Without a Membership

on August 30, 2022

You don’t necessarily need to join to get in on the warehouse store’s savings.