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I lost $1,200 by not opening a high-yield savings account - Business Insider

I lost $1,200 by not opening a high-yield savings account - Business Insider : Switching banks would be a pain — changing direct-deposit and auto-pay info requires work. But it's worth if your bank isn't meeting your needs.

Everything you need to know to help save on taxes in 2020

Everything you need to know to help save on taxes in 2020 : Resolve to ramp up your retirement savings and trim your tax bill in the new year. Here's how you can get started on both in 2020.

These stumbling blocks stop you from dealing with your credit card debt

These stumbling blocks stop you from dealing with your credit card debt : Credit card debt is one of the most common types of debt issues consumers have. Many people struggle for years working to pay off their debt with little progress. Blair Mantin of Sands and Associates looks at some of the stumbling blocks these people face.

Men get stressed out if their wives make too much money

Men get stressed out if their wives make too much money : When it comes to views about money, traditional gender norms "can be dangerous for men's health," economist says

How to Make a Budget—And Stick to It | Reader's Digest

How to Make a Budget—And Stick to It | Reader's Digest : Do you know how to make a budget? Learn about an expert-approved step-by-step program you can stick to.

Dear Annie: My mom blew almost a half-million dollars and now expects me to pay her bills - cleveland.com

Dear Annie: My mom blew almost a half-million dollars and now expects me to pay her bills - cleveland.com : In today's 'Dear Annie' column, Annie Lane offers advice to a reader dealing with a financially irresponsible mother.

The 5 best ways to save money on Black Friday and Cyber Monday this year - MarketWatch

The 5 best ways to save money on Black Friday and Cyber Monday this year - MarketWatch : MarketWatch’s guide on how to score the best deals and avoid breaking the bank.

7 times you're better off spending than saving

7 times you're better off spending than saving : You shouldn't cut corners when it comes to spending money on things that improve your health, happiness, or financial situation.

Money saving Monday: Creating a holiday gift budget

Money saving Monday: Creating a holiday gift budget : According to WalletHub, about 35 million Americans still have credit card debt from last holiday season and nearly one third of consumers will spend less money on the holidays this year.

A third of boomers make this critical retirement mistake

A third of boomers make this critical retirement mistake : And it’s putting their retirement security at risk

12 Ways Grandparents Waste Money on Their Grandkids

12 Ways Grandparents Waste Money on Their Grandkids : AARP recently found that U.S. grandparents collectively spend around $179 billion each year on their grandkids. But experts agree that there are ways grandparents can enrich their grandkids' lives that doesn't involve spending tons of money. Here are 12 ways to cut down on spending without losing your grandparent cred.

Viral Costco coupon is indeed too good to be true [Video]

Viral Costco coupon is indeed too good to be true [Video] : The retailer wrote on its official Facebook account that their members should not trust the "recurring hoax" that boasted $75 in savings.

Springfield ranked one of top 20 hottest real estate markets

Springfield ranked one of top 20 hottest real estate markets : The list ranks the metropolitan areas in the country where homes sell the fastest and visitors to the site are clicking on the most listings.

US household debt nears $14 tn in Q3: NY Fed

US household debt nears $14 tn in Q3: NY Fed : Borrowing by American households rose for the 21st straight quarter in the July-September period and is more than $1 trillion above the prior peak set in 2008 at the outset of the global financial crisis, the New York Federal Reserve Bank said Wednesday. Amid attractive interest rates, total household debt rose 0.7 percent to $13.95 trillion in the July-September period compared to the prior three months, driven higher by mortgage borrowing as...

Report: Redfin predicts which cities are most at risk for a housing downturn brought by a recession - Milwaukee Business Journal

Report: Redfin predicts which cities are most at risk for a housing downturn brought by a recession - Milwaukee Business Journal : A recent report looks at nationwide housing data to predict which cities are most at risk of a housing downturn brought by a recession.

7 States to Retire to If You Want to Save Money on Taxes | Smart Change: Personal Finance | madison.com

7 States to Retire to If You Want to Save Money on Taxes | Smart Change: Personal Finance | madison.com : You could save thousands of dollars per year by choosing a tax-friendly place to call home.

Council Post: Opportunity Zones' Social Impact On California's Housing Market

Council Post: Opportunity Zones' Social Impact On California's Housing Market : Opportunity zones give investors the chance to do well financially while also contributing to the betterment of local communities that desperately need economic improvement.

Young homebuyers are vanishing from the US

Young homebuyers are vanishing from the US : Faced with higher property prices and piles of student debt, Americans are getting older and older before they buy a home.

Airbnb's party houses could be a problem for its public stock listing - Business Insider

Airbnb's party houses could be a problem for its public stock listing - Business Insider : A string of violent parties has forced Airbnb to do something about the party houses that some people use its service for.

Where to find the cheapest personal loans

Where to find the cheapest personal loans : There’s no getting away from the fact that we’re already in a whole heap of debt. The latest figures from debt charity StepChange suggest those seeking help with unsustainable, problem debt have unsecured personal borrowing of £13,799 on average – up 6 per cent since 2016. But these aren’t consumers splashing out on luxury goods or experiences. The individuals being advised by StepChange are usually facing problem debt because their finances...

4 Things To Consider When Hunting For Income

4 Things To Consider When Hunting For Income : Many people search for income, but they fail to meet their investment goals.

61% of Americans Are Missing Out on This Important Savings Tool | The Motley Fool

61% of Americans Are Missing Out on This Important Savings Tool | The Motley Fool : Don't be one of them.

A Shockingly Low Number of Retirees Rely on Savings in Retirement | Nasdaq

A Shockingly Low Number of Retirees Rely on Savings in Retirement | Nasdaq : Your golden years can be incredibly expensive, and depending on what type of lifestyle you live and how many years you spend in retirement, it's not unheard of to spend more than $1 million over the rest of your life.

Three simple ways to raise your credit score, according to a financial expert

Three simple ways to raise your credit score, according to a financial expert : A personal finance expert shares three relatively easy things you can do to raise a lower credit score.