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Published on January 9, 2022 - Page 23
Since the COVID-19 vaccine started becoming available, there have been more opportunities to impulse spend on items and experiences you didn’t get to...
Published on December 26, 2021 - Page 23
With $82,000 in debt, buying a house seemed far in the distance for Ehren Sixon and his wife. The Florida residents embarked on a debt-free journey...
Published on November 21, 2021 - Page 25
It’s not too late to come up with a last-minute plan to save money for the holidays. 1. Align holiday budget with financial goals Begin with your...
Published on July 21, 2021 - Page 5
Many people who stayed home during pandemic shutdowns are vacationing again. Rewards like points and miles earned from a travel credit card can...
Published on February 28, 2021 - Page 25
With the pandemic upending spending patterns, an audit of the benefits and costs of your credit cards can reveal which ones are getting the job done...
Published on December 6, 2020 - Page 21
After spending nearly $2,000 in gifts for her daughter’s first Christmas in 2017, Meg Nordmann knew her holiday strategy had to change. “I totally...
Published on September 27, 2020 - Page 29
The Great Recession demolished jobs across the U.S. It came for mine, too. After graduating in 2009, I worked four months as an entry-level executive...
Published on May 24, 2020 - Page 8
If you’re scrambling to make rent, consider the following steps before resorting to high-interest loans. Explore free options Some states have...
Published on April 10, 2020 - Page 5
As COVID-19 sparks closures, cancellations and stay-at-home orders, household stressors are piling up. On top of health concerns, lost incomes and...
Published on March 15, 2020 - Page 31
Even talk of a possible recession can trigger anxiety for anyone who associates it with the major economic downturn of a dozen years ago. But history...