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medical identity theft

Ask the Expert: How Sick Is This Form Of Identity Theft?

April 5, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader thinks his identity was stolen from an urgent care center. Now what?

Equal pay day

Women Won’t See Equal Pay Until 2248

April 4, 2017 | Dori Zinn

For Equal Pay Day, women are still far behind men and won’t see equal pay for more than 200 years.

private school tuition

When It Comes To Private School, We Don’t Mind The Costs

April 4, 2017 | Joe Pye

Tuition increases don’t affect school enrollment – if anything, they make schools seem more valuable.

finance jobs for women

Ironically, The Worst-Paying Job for Women Is in Finance

April 3, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Ladies earn nearly half what their male counterparts make when it comes to this one job.

singers and songs about debt

10 Songs About Debt That Aren’t by The Beatles, ABBA or Pink Floyd

April 3, 2017 | Emily Bloch

Because let’s face it — those aren’t relevant anymore

40-hour work week? Try 60

How Working Too Hard Can Drive You Into Debt

April 3, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

You’ve heard the term, “work smarter, not harder”? Try “work less, save more.”

The Truth About Side Hustles

March 30, 2017 | Make Change

Taking on extra work for extra cash seems like a no-brainer. But some side gigs just aren’t worth it.

Not Much To Celebrate This Women’s History Month?

March 29, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski

The financial news is rather bleak, but the future is brighter.

Chance the Rapper

What Chance The Rapper Could Do With Money from His Apple Music Deal

March 27, 2017 | Emily Bloch

How fast could a hip hop artist spend down half a million dollars? If it’s up to us… pretty quickly.

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14 Super Smart Ways to Save on Travel

March 24, 2017 | Money Talks News

Vacations are the ultimate pick-me-up, whether they are planned in the midst of a long, dark winter, or during the hopeful months of spring and summer. Don’t let a tight budget keep you from having a getaway. There are ways to do it for less that won’t diminish your experience. Some of these 14 money-saving travel […]

top hacks and scams of 2017

How You’re Going to Get Hacked This Year

March 23, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Internet of Things, stolen fingerprints among biggest scam predictions for 2017

Entrepreneurial lessons from Donald Trump

3 Lessons Entrepreneurs Should Learn From Donald Trump

March 23, 2017 | John Rampton

…and 3 lessons they shouldn’t!

Physician on Fire

Physician on Fire Bikes to Work

March 22, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski

His neighbors don’t like “flashy” and he fits right in.

This guy needs a car insurance claim.

Your Auto Insurance Premiums Are Going Up

March 21, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Depending on where you live, your costs could be up by more than 60 percent.

jobs that do not require degrees

Need a Job? Head to Health Care

March 20, 2017 | Dori Zinn

There are more than 20,000 openings across the country for nurse practitioners, physicians.

7 Things Taylor Swift Could Buy If She Went Crazy

March 20, 2017 | Emily Bloch

Her gym bag costs more than a MacBook, so we could see her spending this much…

save money by summer

15 Painless Ways to Save $1,000 by Summer

March 17, 2017 | Money Talks News

A fun summer vacation doesn’t have to be just a dream.

monthly subscription service

Before You Sign Up for That Cool New Monthly Subscription…

March 16, 2017 | Make Change

…consider the hell of trying to cancel it

tax fraud

Our Tax Data Keeps Getting Stolen but It’s All Good

March 15, 2017 | Dori Zinn

We might have had billions of dollars in tax fraud last year but most Americans aren’t worried about getting scammed.

How Many Squad Members Make Up One Taylor Swift?

March 13, 2017 | Emily Bloch

Our recipe breaks down the pop star’s long list of friends to see whose net worths compare

Does Big Business Have a Big Problem With Identity Theft?

March 13, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

This is shaping up to be a bad year for data breaches, but does anyone care?

gen z student

The Rudest Generation

March 10, 2017 | Joe Pye

Generation Z makes millennials look like saints — but they’re the most likely to reach out to businesses.

eat healthy cheap

10 Ways to Eat Healthier Without Paying More

March 10, 2017 | Money Talks News

Healthy eating can cost you an extra $550 or more in annual food bills, according to one study.

get out of medical debt

It’s Coming from Inside the Hospital

March 9, 2017 | Dori Zinn

We’re getting our medical data stolen, and most scammers are taking it straight from the hospitals themselves
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Ten States With Best Paid Teachers

March 8, 2017 | Joe Pye

Teachers living in Alaska and New York can make nearly twice as much as those living in Mississippi and Oklahoma.

Family Money Plan

Digging Holes Helped Andrew From Family Money Plan Pay Down Debt

March 8, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski

Manual labor stinks, but it certainly helped him think toward the future.

federal funds rate

Look Out: Mortgage Payments Will Go Up This Year

March 7, 2017 | Dori Zinn

With the expected raise in the federal funds rate and climbing home values, potential homeowners may be wary about buying this year.

Nickelback

Joke’s On Us — Nickelback Sign Multimillion Dollar Contract

March 6, 2017 | Emily Bloch

The ultimate meme band is set to release its ninth studio album on BMG records.

By the Numbers

By The Numbers: The Fairer Sex Or The Better Sex?

March 3, 2017 | Michael Koretzky

This week: International Women’s Day is Wednesday. Here’s how we celebrate.

mortgage rates in 2017

It’s Not You, It’s the House

March 2, 2017 | Dori Zinn

If you were looking to purchase a house this year, you may not be able to afford it.

dealing with money shame

This Year, I’m Getting Rid of Money Shame for Good

March 2, 2017 | Make Change

One woman’s personal quest to get right in her head and wallet.

health care data security

Medical Records are Stolen Every Single Day

March 1, 2017 | Dori Zinn

44 percent of Americans are worried about their personal health care information being stolen and at least one record is stolen everyday.

Garrett Philbin

Garrett Philbin Believes Planning is Everything

March 1, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski

Listing priorites and values made a vacation of a lifetime happen.

millennial stress

Millennials Struggle To Stay Calm At Work

February 28, 2017 | Joe Pye

Young professionals bear the brunt of increasing work-related stress.