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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 forgiving them really solve the problem?

2018 Winter Olympics Athletes’ Net Worth

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

A half dozen althletes 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.

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. 

IRS Will Let You Write Off Bitcoin Losses

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

Bitcoin losses can actually work in your favor — you can write them off on your next tax return. 

Spending Hacks That Don’t Suck — a FREE eBook

By |January 19th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|

You’re going to want our free ebook — because it’s free!

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Climate Change or Fallout Got You Worried? Build an Underground Shelter!

By |January 11th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , , |

Surely you’ve noticed a spike in advertisements for emergency supplies — they’ve enjoyed a booming business thanks to the twin forces of climate change and geopolitical tensions.

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Will You Lose Your Health Insurance Under the New Law?

By |January 4th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In 2018, Medicare will have $25 billion less in funding. And in 2019 about 4 million people who currently have health coverage will become uninsured — that goes up to 17 million by 2027.

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How To Host a Frugal New Year’s Eve Party

By |December 28th, 2017|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |

Here are some suggestions on how you can host a New Year’s party frugally.

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Weigh the Odds of Winning Like a Pro

By |December 21st, 2017|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|

Dreams of hitting the jackpot motivate us to at least try our hands at some form of gambling. The one that may seem most tempting typically have the worst odds of winning. 

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13 Entertainment Ideas for Total Cheapskates

By |December 14th, 2017|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , , , |

Get over the idea that you have to spend money in order to have fun. Some of the best forms of entertainment cost nothing — or close to it. Here are just a few ways to enjoy yourself — either on your own or with people you care about.

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