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All the Great Things Trump Did for Me In 100 Days

May 1, 2017 | Brandon Ballenger

No, I’m not joking.

Trump Can’t Ruin America

April 27, 2017 | Brandon Ballenger

No matter what you think about Donald Trump, there are hard limits to how much he can reshape politics and the economy. Look no further than the crisis in Venezuela.

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The Sicker You Are, the Worse Our Country Is

April 19, 2017 | Dori Zinn

The healthiest counties in America made more money on average, had a higher economic growth, and a lower unemployment rate.

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We Can’t Afford to Live in Most Major Cities

April 18, 2017 | Joe Pye

Miami, Florida is the number one city in America where people struggle to live comfortably, but the median income isn’t high enough in 80 percent of our biggest cities.

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Underwater Homes Surface — Barely

March 29, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Fewer homes are underwater, but it’s not making much of a difference as a couple metro areas are starting to suffer way more than others.

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3 Little But Fascinating Financial Facts

March 27, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Here are some recent news nuggets that, taken together, may make a larger point.

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Can Trump Keep His Promise To Leave Social Security Alone?

March 23, 2017 | Brandon Ballenger

He campaigned on not cutting entitlements, but conservatives think he has to.

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God’s Gift to Jobs? Time to Prove It

March 9, 2017 | Brandon Ballenger

Here’s a quick look at employment stats to put the first jobs numbers of the Trump administration into context — and what we can expect.

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State of the Dystopia

March 2, 2017 | Brandon Ballenger

Donald Trump’s first speech to Congress Tuesday night was a nice change of pace. But actually doing stuff would be better.

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Trump Makes Hispanic Democrats Fear for Their Finances

February 3, 2017 | Joe Pye

Most Hispanics expect the economy to continue improving, but not because of the president.

Are “Concerns” About an Auto Bubble Real?

January 30, 2017 | Michael Koretzky

I hope the credit bureaus are right, and I’m wrong.

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President Trump’s 2018 Recession

January 16, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

It’s coming, but it’s not really his fault.

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We’re So Happy About Our Money

January 3, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Financial optimism is higher now than it was five years ago

How The U.S. Debt Levels Stack Up Against Other Countries

November 22, 2016 | Debt.com

Hint: It’s not as bad as you think.

Is Household Debt Creeping Back Up To Recession Level?

November 15, 2016 | Debt.com

Here are the numbers behind what’s happening to household debt, and what they mean. You shouldn’t worry too much.

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4 Things That Can Be Learned From China’s Debt Crisis

November 10, 2016 | Debt.com

Learn these lessons and you can save more than China does.

Can a debt collector take money out of your pocket?

The Wage Gap Is Finally Slowing Down

June 7, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence

Why CEO salaries may begin to decrease in the future

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How To Use GoFundMe To Pay For College

May 28, 2015 | Jess Miller

As tuition skyrockets, students are looking for money in unlikely places.

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3 Very Strange Small Businesses, And What You Can Learn From Them

May 4, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

This is National Small Business Week. Meet some owners with big dreams.

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The 12 Top-Paying Jobs Right Now That Don’t Require A Four-Year Degree

April 30, 2015 | Jess Miller

As higher education costs soar out of reach, more individuals are finding jobs in these fields.

12 Fastest Growing Jobs You Can Get Through a Temp Agency

March 18, 2015 | Jess Miller

Lost your job but don’t want to work at a fast food place? Try out these occupations instead.

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By The Numbers: Weird Recovery Stats

February 13, 2015 | Michael Koretzky

This week: The economy is roaring back, if you believe these interesting indicators.

Pain or Pleasure? How Accountants Predict Your Financial Outlook

February 12, 2015 | Jess Miller

A new study from the American Institute of CPAs measures financial success in a whole new way.

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Why Low Gas Prices Might Not Help You Get Out Of Debt

January 26, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

In fact, in my experience, low prices can actually drive you further into debt.

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Buying A Ghost Town

January 22, 2015 | Angela Colley

Want to become the mayor, the sheriff, and the outlaw? Here’s how you can buy your own ghost town without spending the big Hollywood bucks.

Buying a ghost town

How To Buy A Ghost Town In 7 Easy Steps

January 22, 2015 | Angela Colley

Want to become the mayor, the sheriff, and the outlaw? Here’s how you can buy your own ghost town without spending the big Hollywood bucks.

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5 Things You Can Do On Black Friday Instead Of Going To The Mall

November 24, 2014 | Jess Miller

Tired of being a cog in the consumerist Black Friday machine? Try these money-saving ideas instead.

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What “Affluent” People Regret This Autumn

November 3, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

They may have money, but they still have stress and guilt. Here’s what you can learn from them.

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Can the country get better and worse at the same time?

October 13, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Last week saw lots of good news about the economy – and bad news about people.

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Men and women avoid auto repair shops

October 1, 2014 | Jess Miller

Thanks to the Internet, more people now report being able to fix their own cars — saving them time and money.

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New surveys disagree about the economy

September 24, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

American Express and Fannie Mae aren’t sure how much we’re saving, but they know we’re putting a lot more on credit cards for major purchases this year.

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What’s the tooth fairy pay these days?

March 11, 2014 | Michael Koretzky

Yes, there’s an annual survey of parents about tooth fairy pay. Believe it or not, the results have historically predicted the future of the adult economy.