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.

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 Things You Should Not Do in Retirement

on October 18, 2021

Some retirement mistakes operate under the radar. Here’s how to avoid unwise decisions.

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If You Find This Thrift Shopping, Buy It

on October 16, 2021

Vintage textiles from this designer resell for big bucks — and make unique home decor.

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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This Dental Issue Is Linked to Higher Dementia Risk

on October 15, 2021

The risk of cognitive impairment can jump by 48% for people with this dental problem.

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The Best Way to Defog Your Car Windows

on October 18, 2021

Thinking outside the box can keep your windows clear.

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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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4 Ways to Tax-Proof Your Investment Portfolio

on October 18, 2021

Here are some simple strategies for keeping Uncle Sam as far away from your investments as is legally possible.

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.

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 Secrets of Seniors Who Keep Their Minds ‘Young’

on November 11, 2020

Here is why some seniors’ brains work as well as those of people who are decades younger.

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The 10 Most Commonly Stolen Vehicles in America

on October 15, 2021

For the second straight year, one model parks atop the list of vehicles that thieves love to pilfer.

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6 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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These Walmart Shoppers Will Get Early Black Friday Deals

on October 18, 2021

Some items will be available at big discounts starting today.

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10 Places Where Social Security Offers the Best Standard of Living

on September 28, 2021

These U.S. counties offer retirees a chance to stretch their benefit checks while enjoying their golden years.

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22 Mistakes That Send Energy Bills Soaring

and on September 27, 2021

Implementing these fixes will save you cold, hard cash all year long.

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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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Why the Social Security Bump Will Cost Some Retirees in 2022

on October 18, 2021

Will the latest annual Social Security increase hurt your fixed retirement income?

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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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7 Things That Prove Cheaper Isn’t Always Better

on November 13, 2020

These purchases can end up costing you more if you try to go the cheap route.

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3 Ways to Get Microsoft Office for Free

on December 24, 2020

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

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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.

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7 Income Tax Breaks That Retirees Often Overlook

on February 10, 2021

Did you realize all these tax credits and deductions exist — or that they apply to retirees?

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How to Get Started Investing With $500 or Less

on January 30, 2019

Investing is not just for the rich. Here are four ways to get started on Wall Street with as little as $500.

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You Likely Spend a Lot More Than You Realize on This

on October 15, 2021

Most consumers underestimate this expense by more than $200 per month.

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The 10 Golden Rules of Becoming a Millionaire

on October 5, 2021

I’m a millionaire several times over. I got here the same way you can — by following these simple steps.

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15 Cities Where Homeowners Spend the Most on Housing Relative to Income

on October 18, 2021

Typical residents of these cities spend about 20% of their income on housing, or even more.

5 Ways to Free Yourself From Debt
5 Ways to Free Yourself From Debt

on July 20, 2021

Here are easy steps you can take to get rid of your debt.

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20 Things That Are Actually Worth Stockpiling

on April 23, 2021

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

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It’s Worth Spending More on These 14 Purchases

on April 13, 2021

Here’s where to find the sweet spot at the intersection of price and quality.

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4 Pitfalls for First-Time Medicare Enrollees

and on October 15, 2021

Medicare’s rules are exacting, and penalties can be stiff and sometimes permanent.

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11 Foods That Can Keep for Years

on April 15, 2021

These are some of the longest-lasting groceries you can buy.

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The Real Reason People Hire Financial Advisers

on October 4, 2021

You may be surprised by the kinds of people who benefit most from financial advisers. Are you one of them?

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7 Super Simple Ways to Save Hundreds on One of Your Biggest Expenses

on July 31, 2021

Some of these tips could save you up to 25%.

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If You Find This Thrift Shopping, Buy It

on September 18, 2021

This vintage furniture line has been rediscovered — and buyers are willing to pay up for it.

8 Documents That Are Essential to Planning Your Estate
8 Documents That Are Essential to Planning Your Estate

on March 20, 2021

Do your loved ones a big favor: Get your affairs in order so you don’t leave survivors to face a legal mess.

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7 Tips for Building an Emergency Food Supply

on November 5, 2020

A pandemic or natural disaster could leave you reliant on your existing emergency food supply. Is your pantry well-prepared for emergencies? Knowing what to stock up on for emergencies can be a difficult task and we’re here to help.

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9 Things Anyone Can Get for Free on Amazon

on September 3, 2021

These freebies are available to both Prime members and nonmembers.

5 Big Retirement Risks and How to Tackle Them
5 Big Retirement Risks and How to Tackle Them

on October 7, 2021

Make sure these financial landmines don’t destroy your golden years.

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What Homeowners Do to Sleep at Night

on July 24, 2021

When the curve balls of homeownership strike, a home warranty has you covered.

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7 Ways to Shop at Costco Without a Membership

on June 23, 2021

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

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Homeowners Rate This Mortgage Lender Best — for 8 Years Straight

on August 2, 2021

An online mortgage servicer beats all of its brick-and-mortar competitors.

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7 Scenic Road Trips for Enjoying Fall Foliage

on October 14, 2021

You can find travel-worthy displays of color nestled in breathtaking natural surroundings across the U.S.

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16 Surprising Things You Can Buy at Costco

on October 11, 2021

Some are luxuries, and others are just what you need.

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7 Places to Find Free Manufacturer Coupons Online

on July 7, 2021

If you have an internet connection, you should know about these free coupon resources.

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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3 Big Misconceptions About Social Security

on November 11, 2020

Americans of all ages misunderstand some key aspects of Social Security.

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2021’s Best States to Start a Farm or Ranch

on October 18, 2021

Based on dozens of metrics, these are the best places for folks who want to bet on a farm.