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Time to think about retirement savings: Stacks of coins lead up to a retirement savings jar with an alarm clock

Older Isn’t Always Wiser: What The Next Round Of Retirees Don’t Know

December 1, 2017 | Michelle Bryan

You’ll probably spend more than you think and save less than you expect.

Can they garnish my wages so much I have to bust my piggy bank?

Can The Government Garnish My Wages Till I’m Broke?

October 4, 2017 | Steve Rhode

A reader earns only $11,000 a year, but she’s being garnished $300 a month.

Donald Trump spills coffee on a laptop he doesn't know how to use while trying to understand cybersecurity (illustrated)

After Equifax, Where Is Trump’s Cybersecurity Plan?

September 14, 2017 | Brandon Ballenger

A major credit bureau handed out 143 million Social Security numbers out of laziness and incompetence. Is Trump going to do anything?

Data breaches are constantly in your face, as they now occur 4 times per day in the U.S.

Data Breaches in the U.S. Happen Four Times a Day

August 18, 2017 | Gregory Cox

And cyber security professionals are expecting more to come

Cyber thief sitting in front of a laptop, poised to steal your identity, personal data, and financial accounts

Even Medical Devices Aren’t Scam-Free

July 6, 2017 | Dori Zinn

There are more than 8,000 security flaws from four different pacemaker manufacturers.

How to Avoid Identity Theft

We Make Identity Theft Too Easy

June 9, 2017 | Joe Pye

More than half of Americans have been, or know, a victim of identity theft. They still barely protect themselves.

tax fraud

Waiting Until Tax Day to File Is How You Get Ripped Off

April 13, 2017 | Brandon Ballenger

Tax-related identity theft is increasing, and experts say we ignore easy ways to protect ourselves by stressing about filing.

Donald Trump yells at immigrants to go away and stop stealing our jobs against a foreground of shuttered factories in a Soviet-style illustration

Are Immigrants Actually Stealing Our Jobs?

April 6, 2017 | Brandon Ballenger

Trump thinks so, but research shows they do far more good than harm.

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13 Ways to Maximize Your Social Security Checks

March 31, 2017 | Money Talks News

Make sure you get as much retirement income as you deserve with these tips.

Donald Trump juggles piggy banks representing Social Security (illustrated)

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.

Millennial retirement

Retirement Strategies For A Non-Working Spouse

November 24, 2016 | Dollar Stretcher

Knowing your options is important to a comfortable retirement.

The United States flag and electoral map are made of money (illustrated)

On financial issues, your party matters less

February 2, 2016 | Brandon Ballenger

The top issue for voter of all stripes is putting the “me” back in economy

Retirement is top concern for many Americans

5 Retirement Assumptions You Can’t Make Anymore

July 30, 2015 | Debt.com

The times have changed. You need to change with them or lose money.

Gen X early retirement

Gen X Wants to Retire Early. Is It Still Possible?

April 21, 2015 | Jess Miller

Age 64 is their goal, and they’re saving better than their parents for it. But here’s why it’s not practical or smart.

retirement role model

Are You A “Retirement Role Model”?

April 6, 2015 | Jess Miller

When it comes to retirement, it’s not how much you know, but how much you save.

How to beat an ID thief

How I defeated my ID thief

June 19, 2014 | Angela Colley

If your Social Security Number is stolen like mine was, here are 5 easy steps to strike back.