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July 24, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Learn how to make more money from these new studies.
July 18, 2017 | Gregory Cox
Think it means being rich? Think again.
July 5, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski
And he embraced the personal finance community as he paid down debt.
July 4, 2017 | Joe Pye
What exactly does it mean to be “middle class”? An intriguing new study didn’t bother to find out. It simply asked people if they think they’re middle class. Almost half (49 percent) did. Yet middle class doesn’t mean content. According to marketing firm Mintel, less than a third of these self-proclaimed middle-classers “are satisfied with […]
June 30, 2017 | Joe Pye
They believe they should cover their expenses at an earlier age – despite the fact that they still live at home.
June 30, 2017 | Gregory Cox
Hint: Avoid the west coast and head to middle America.
June 29, 2017 | Brandon Ballenger
States that voted for Trump have fewer credit cards, lower balances, and a worse understanding of money.
June 21, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
This week: A reader needs to rely on the kindness of the IRS. Believe it or not, that can work.
June 19, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
If you break this Commandment, you’re probably broke.
June 16, 2017 | Joe Pye
They are more conservative with their money at younger ages than previous generations
June 15, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Women are still primary caregivers, still earn less than their male counterparts, and still don’t believe they are financially ready for retirement.
June 14, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Job recruiters are seeing faster-than-average wage growth compared to other jobs around the country.
June 13, 2017 | Joe Pye
Having a credit score under 700 is related to difficulties holding onto jobs and living on your own.
June 6, 2017 | Dori Zinn
We’re paying off unsecured personal loans faster than auto loans, mortgages, and credit cards and we probably shouldn’t be.
June 2, 2017 | Joe Pye
One reason: They focus too much on class and not enough on what else colleges offer.
June 1, 2017 | Brandon Ballenger
The “student loan crisis” is so massive, we can’t even comprehend it anymore.
May 31, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Moms claim that financial stress affects their relationships with their kids and husbands.
May 26, 2017 | Joe Pye
Job growth is up, and companies are hiring recent college graduates for higher pay this year.
May 24, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski
Her financial mess gave her new hope.
May 23, 2017 | Dori Zinn
The more debt you have, the more likely you are to have higher stress levels, more weight gain, and increased sleep loss.
May 23, 2017 | Joe Pye
They are more willing to give up financial stability for smartphones, than younger generations.
May 19, 2017 | Money Talks News
How quickly could you come up with $400? Many of us would need to borrow it.
May 17, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader fears for her boyfriend’s future — and her own.
May 10, 2017 | Dori Zinn
As college costs continue to grow, graduates should refinance their loans sooner to lower interest rates, which means you could pay off your loan sooner.
May 10, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader has as much debt as income. He’s out of the country. Can he still get out of debt?
May 4, 2017 | Brandon Ballenger
Hint: His name starts with T and ends with rump. But at least it’s not Paul Ryan’s plan, and maybe if he gets a big break he’ll leave us all alone.
May 3, 2017 | Dori Zinn
The national average for babysitting is nearly $14 an hour while minimum wage workers are still making $7.25 an hour.
May 2, 2017 | Dori Zinn
The gender pay gap exists even for the youngest of workers, as young men and women won’t see equal pay until five years after they graduate from college.
May 1, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Caitlyn Remick knows how to dress up — and save up.
April 28, 2017 | Robert Beiler
A little sacrifice can go just as far as hustle
April 26, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski
And some people still don’t believe him
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.
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.
April 14, 2017 | Joe Pye
They finish their taxes early and save their refunds out of fear of messing up.
April 11, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Pay gaps are still really real. Some are widening, while others are nearly closed.
April 10, 2017 | Emily Bloch
Who’s worth more: Ashlee or Jessica Simpson? Jack or Meg White? This interactive quiz will tell you which celebrity’s got more green.
April 10, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Turns out you can learn a lot more when you join forces. Here are some surprising results of this new trend.
April 5, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski
She once relied on welfare. Now she’s a successful personal finance coach.
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.
April 3, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Ladies earn nearly half what their male counterparts make when it comes to this one job.
March 30, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Lower-income, older Americans aren’t enjoying retirement age
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.
March 29, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski
The financial news is rather bleak, but the future is brighter.
March 28, 2017 | Dori Zinn
As more Americans plan to save their tax refunds, fewer plan shopping sprees.
March 28, 2017 | Joe Pye
2017 shows the highest hiring rates for entry level jobs in 15 years.
March 24, 2017 | Joe Pye
Most of us are confident we can file our taxes, but we hate doing it.
March 20, 2017 | Dori Zinn
There are more than 20,000 openings across the country for nurse practitioners, physicians.
March 13, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Most Americans will save their money or pay off debt with their returns.
March 13, 2017 | Emily Bloch
Our recipe breaks down the pop star’s long list of friends to see whose net worths compare
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.