Stay informed on these newsworthy personal finance topics that could impact how you manage your money and live your life.
It’s possible to find a free financial advisor—if you know where to look. Learn more about nonprofits and other organizations providing free and low-cost advising on budgeting, saving for retirement,
Jobs in essential industries like healthcare are more likely to be recession-proof. On the other hand, travel and hospitality gigs are at higher risk of getting cut in down times.
There should be more doing than talking involved, if you want to get your point across.
Some investments are better than others during economic downturns.
Kick back at your outdoor gatherings with drinks that are simple to make and easy on your wallet.
It may be time to add different investments while you ride out the storm.
A recession can result in losses in your 401(k) plan. Here’s how experts recommend protecting your investments during this time.
Greater unemployment is a hallmark of recessions. The more people without work, the less we spend, the slower the economy grows.
No, we’re not talking about snapping up a new TV before things get hairy. But being smart about your money and investments is more important than ever.
Sound Dollar compiled statistics from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to see which states have the highest auto debt balances.
Are you selling something that is essential to daily life? Then it’s probably recession-proof. Otherwise, you might feel the squeeze in dark times.
Spot may be best for digital natives who prefer applying for and managing pet insurance policies online. The company also stands out for custom policy options.
Property taxes have risen 7% in the past two years. What should you do if you believe your property tax bill is too high?
Many investors are using I Bonds to hedge against inflation. Here’s what to know about current I Bond rates.
The city is a perfect destination for history buffs and fun-seekers alike.
It’s hard to ignore all the news about an economic downturn. But we have been here before, and there are strategies we’ve learned that can help you survive, and even thrive.
There are plenty of ways to lower your monthly bills without skimping on doing laundry or watching Netflix.
Go into salary negotiations with a strong sense of what you bring to the table—as well as what you want from an employer—to reach a mutually beneficial conclusion.
The Windy City has plenty to offer whether you’re into art, culture, parks or beaches.
Pet insurance can save you money if your dog, cat or exotic animal has an emergency, and it can help you plan for routine care costs, too.
Is a recession coming? Who knows. But it can't hurt to be ready for one.
Wondering if you’re on track with your finances, but not sure how to tell? These three metrics can give you a good indication of where you stand.
The Federal Reserve has eased past recessions by cutting interest rates, but right now it’s committed to raise rates to bring inflation under control.
The mix of the great outdoors and city life means there’s lots to do that won’t break the bank.
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This popular summer destination isn’t just for gambling. There are a host of fun activities you can take advantage of that won’t cost you a thing.
Heading to the Big Apple this summer? Check out all the cool things you can do without spending a dime.
Taking the leap from paid employment can be daunting. But you may have more sources of income than you think.
Having your identity stolen can turn your financial life upside down in an instant and take years to undo. By applying these three strategies, you’ll help keep yourself from falling victim.
You may think so, considering interest rates are going up. But there are other factors to consider.
With some planning, you can lower your grocery bill without sacrificing the things you and your family love.
Startups take leaps of faith, persistence, an open mind and self-confidence. The right mindset will take you a long way.
If you purchase an I bond anytime from May to Oct. 31, you’ll get an annualized 9.62% return for the first six months—that’s pretty impressive.
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