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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.

too many credit cards

How Many Credit Cards Is Too Many?

March 22, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader’s husband doesn’t use half his cards. Should he keep them for emergencies or get rid of them?

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What Does Your Cellphone Say About Your Credit Score?

March 21, 2017 | Joe Pye

Users with Apple products have higher FICO ratings than other smartphone companies.

Around the web

This Week Around The Web

March 21, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski

Motivation, retirement planning, boring talk, savings opportunities and more.

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.

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3 New Polls that Depress Me about Americans and Money

March 20, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

How can the greatest country on Earth not be so great with its money?

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Netflix Is More Valuable Than Cable TV

March 17, 2017 | Joe Pye

Almost half of cable subscribers feel it isn’t worth the money.

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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.

By the Numbers

By The Numbers: Tech Sucks

March 17, 2017 | Michael Koretzky

This week: Science marches forward, but sometimes it stomps on our heads.

money causes divorce

Couples Aren’t Talking About Money in Marriage

March 16, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Lack of communication about finances can ruin relationships. Most marriages that end in divorce prove that money played a part in some form.

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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.

Jessica Moorhouse beats emotional spending

Jessica Moorhouse Quit Her Emotional Spending Habit

March 15, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski

It wasn’t hard — all she had to do was blow up her lifestyle.

social media searches can hurt

Ask the Expert: Can I Ask a Personal Question?

March 15, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader wants to know how Howard hires.

Millennial retirement

Need Long-Term Health Care? Move to Louisiana

March 14, 2017 | Dori Zinn

The least and most expensive states to live in when it comes to long-term health care, from home health aides to living facilities.

Around the web

This Week Around The Web

March 14, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski

Golden rules, FOMO, love or money, lists and more.

Do you pay use tax?

Tax Refunds Are Helping Us Save

March 13, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Most Americans will save their money or pay off debt with their returns.

Technology in the hands

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.

By the Numbers

By The Numbers: Wow, You’re All Idiots

March 10, 2017 | Michael Koretzky

This week: Forget evolution, we’re getting dumber. Check out the last stat for confirmation.

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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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school-teacher-pay

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.

Can you handle a medical credit card?

Health Savings Accounts Hit Record Highs

March 8, 2017 | Dori Zinn

More than 20 million Americans are taking advantage of health savings accounts. Should you get one?

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.

balancing-your-budget

Ask The Expert: What’s The Least Bad Answer?

March 8, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A husband and wife have competing plans for getting out of debt. Alas, both are terrible.

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.

A networking study says Facebook counts

The Top 10 Creative Jobs

March 7, 2017 | Joe Pye

These jobs pay $45,000 a year on average with room to grow.

Around the web

This Week Around The Web

March 7, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski

Reducing spending, the 48-hour rule, boosting credit, shacking up and more.

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.

Tax Day tips and facts to avoid tax debt

Join the Club, Tax Refund Savers

March 6, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Most of us will stash away our refunds this year, as fewer Americans plan to spend them.

sweeps-winner

How To Win Money The Right Way

March 6, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Debt.com’s first #MySecondChance winner was selected randomly, but she’s acting deliberately.

Live without a car

Top 10 Cities To Live Car-Free

March 3, 2017 | Joe Pye

If you don’t mind public transportation or walking, you can live here much cheaper.