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What’s Holding Up Your Retirement Savings? It’s You.

By |April 25th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

Are retirement savings a priority for you? If not, why aren’t they?

Happy National Garlic Day — Garlicky Picks from Amazon

By |April 19th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

Did you know that it's National Garlic Day? In honor of it here are some of the yummiest garlic items available on Amazon. Garlic Prime Rib The entrees that Amazon sells includes this juicy prime rib roast from Kansas City Steak Company. Rubbed with garlic and herbs, this boneless beef is aged up to 28 days to make it extra

Spring Into Bargains — Two Dozen Easter Sales

By |March 28th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

Whether you observe any of the spring holidays, there’s plenty going on in stores if you like to save money. Here are two dozen Easter sales.

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Federal Reserve Raised Interest Rates to Highest Level in a Decade

By |March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Economics / Politics|Tags: , , , |

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the sixth time since late 2015, and bringing them to the highest level in a decade.

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You Might Spend $40 on St. Patrick’s Day This Year

By |March 14th, 2018|Categories: Economics / Politics, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

You probably won’t find a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow on St. Patrick’s Day, but it’s still a lot easier on the pocketbook than most other holidays.

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How Much Does $1 Million Weigh?

By |March 8th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

In the movies, people trying to keep the authorities from noticing $1 million will put it into a suitcase, all of it in paper bills of the same denomination — yet the characters always make it look like it weighs a lot less than it actually does.

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Seven Killer Apps for Your Finances, According to Eric Tyson

By |February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you’re looking to make your financial life a bit easier and more convenient, it can help to have information on hand at the click of a smartphone. Here are seven killer apps for your finances, recommended by Eric Tyson, author of Personal Finance in Your 20s & 30s For Dummies and 17 other books published by Wiley.

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Forgiving Student Loan Defaults Might Strengthen the Economy

By |February 14th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

Student loan defaults could crescendo into the next economic meltdown — but would forgive them really solve the problem?

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2018 Winter Olympics Athletes’ Net Worth

By |February 9th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

A half dozen athletes competing in the 2018 winter Olympics already have wealth from endorsements they signed following previous games. The richest and most famous of them all is the snowboarder known as The Flying Tomato. Shaun White’s net worth is $40 million.

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Cancer in Coffee? Not if the Beans Are Unroasted

By |February 1st, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

Good news for the java set: You can drink your coffee and not get cancer too. Unless you drink a ridiculous amount of it, in which case you should cut back a bit. 

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