Money Talks News
Money Talks News is one of the nation's most popular personal finance blogs, created by syndicated television reporter Stacy Johnson, whose reports air in 100 markets around the country.
February 24, 2017 | Money Talks News
It’s time. Your W-2s and 1099s are likely making their way to your mailbox or inbox right now. Odds are good you’re ready to get your taxes done as soon as possible, since the odds are also good you’re getting a refund. Last year, about 80 percent of Americans got one, averaging around $2,800. But as […]
February 17, 2017 | Money Talks News
Swimming against a never-ending tide of stuff? Make 2017 your year of living clutter-free.
February 10, 2017 | Money Talks News
Want to speed up your debt-reduction efforts? Here’s how to do so without a crash diet.
February 3, 2017 | Money Talks News
Learn a few tricks that can save you 10 percent or more on every Amazon purchase.
January 27, 2017 | Money Talks News
It may sound like as much fun as having your teeth drilled, but budgeting really isn’t that bad.
January 17, 2017 | Money Talks News
Swimming in a sea of paper? Create a simple, sane storage system.
January 10, 2017 | Money Talks News
Not everything is getting more expensive.
January 3, 2017 | Money Talks News
With a little TLC, today’s vehicles can easily last for 200,000 miles.
December 27, 2016 | Money Talks News
How to get a great deal on a television without buying technology you won’t use.
December 20, 2016 | Money Talks News
Learn ways to get even bigger discounts than advertised.
December 13, 2016 | Money Talks News
When a loved one dies, you have a lot on your mind. Paying off debt should not be one of them.
December 6, 2016 | Money Talks News
You can cut Big Lots’ prices by an additional 30 percent or more. Find out how to do it.
November 29, 2016 | Money Talks News
Earn money driving for ride-share companies. But exactly how much can you make?
November 22, 2016 | Money Talks News
In the grand scheme of things, organizing your refrigerator might seem pretty small potatoes. But in fact, an organized fridge will save money and time while you are contributing to the planet’s health. When your refrigerator is a jungle, you can’t see what’s in there. That means wasting money buying duplicates and letting good food go bad. A Johns Hopkins University study found that: […]
November 15, 2016 | Money Talks News
No. 9 is the easiest, and No. 12 sounds weird but it’s awesome.
November 8, 2016 | Money Talks News
What’s worse than wasting money? Spending it on things you think make you look good, but really don’t.
November 1, 2016 | Money Talks News
It can be costly, so learn the ropes before you pick a policy.
October 25, 2016 | Money Talks News
Making these simple moves now can take a big bite out of what you owe Uncle Sam next April.
October 18, 2016 | Money Talks News
They’re great for covering the cost of tuition and more, but you need to follow the rules or the tax man will get you.
October 11, 2016 | Money Talks News
Don’t spend money on costly pest management. You can keep critters away yourself for less.
October 4, 2016 | Money Talks News
Only 26 percent of cardholders regularly read them. Find out why that’s a mistake.
September 27, 2016 | Money Talks News
A reverse mortgage may be tempting. But consider these cheaper, safer options first.
September 20, 2016 | Money Talks News
Start small if you need to, but start building your stockpile now.
September 13, 2016 | Money Talks News
There are at least 250,000 financial advisers in the United States, and not all are created equal.
September 6, 2016 | Money Talks News
Did a rejected credit card leave you stranded at the point of sale?
August 30, 2016 | Money Talks News
Many people shop backwards for a vehicle — and that’s costly. Here’s how to get the best deal.
August 23, 2016 | Money Talks News
Did you get a great bargain last week? If it fell into one of these 10 categories, you may have been hoodwinked.
August 16, 2016 | Money Talks News
The government is warning the public about new issues with established anti-virus brands.
August 9, 2016 | Money Talks News
Knowing how dealerships work — and what the dealers cannot do — is key to getting the best price.
August 2, 2016 | Money Talks News
Some experts say retiring with debt isn’t bad. But they might not be talking about you.
July 26, 2016 | Money Talks News
If you’re not following these simple tips, you’re wasting money.
July 19, 2016 | Money Talks News
You are not alone. Millions of Americans are caught in a vicious cycle that benefits the bottom line of the banks.
July 12, 2016 | Money Talks News
Only an idiot, and a very rich one at that, would waste $200,000 on lunch, right? Wrong.
July 5, 2016 | Money Talks News
Use the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new “Know Before You Owe” shopping guide and get the car loan that’s right for you.
June 28, 2016 | Money Talks News
Budgets are about deprivation and discipline. No wonder they’re hard to stick to.
June 21, 2016 | Money Talks News
Here is a set of simple ways to stretch a dollar and make sure you’re getting a deal.
June 14, 2016 | Money Talks News
It takes an income of about $216,000 per year to afford a two-bedroom apartment in one U.S. city these days — and it’s not New York.
June 7, 2016 | Money Talks News
Dread leaving your kids each morning? Follow these tips and you’ll be staying home with them in no time.
May 31, 2016 | Money Talks News
With the rise of online shopping, brick-and-mortar establishments must earn your business.
May 24, 2016 | Money Talks News
There is no magic bullet to a better brain, but these scientifically supported steps can help.
May 17, 2016 | Money Talks News
How to declutter your financial life, your home and your social life and breathe easier.
May 12, 2016 | Money Talks News
Planning a wedding? Here’s what you really need to talk about.
May 3, 2016 | Money Talks News
A lot of people in all income brackets are ill prepared to deal with financial shocks.
April 26, 2016 | Money Talks News
A few simple moves can extend the life of bananas, tomatoes, bread, milk, and many other items.
April 19, 2016 | Money Talks News
BillCutterz and BillFixers will negotiate your monthly bills in exchange for a share of the savings.
April 12, 2016 | Money Talks News
If you have so much stuff that you,re paying to store it, do yourself a favor by getting rid of it.
April 5, 2016 | Money Talks News
Opting to forgo college doesn’t have to mean opting for low pay.
March 29, 2016 | Money Talks News
The following tactics will help you stretch funds to provide the best life for your animal companion.
March 22, 2016 | Money Talks News
Would you buy a condo from this man?
March 15, 2016 | Money Talks News
To accumulate the funds for your golden years is not that hard, but it requires some planning.