Saturday, 16 October 2021

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01 Sep
3:58

The Best 6-Month CD Rates in September 2021

Updated on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 Short-term certificate of deposit (CD) accounts offer investors a safe opportunity to squirrel away money for a future expense. If you’re looking for a brief solution for storing your cash and want to earn more interest than a typical savings account will offer, a […]

26 Aug
11:48

The Best Prepaid Debit Cards

Prepaid debit cards are flexible tools that can help you manage your financial life. If you don’t have a bank account but need to pay with a card, a prepaid debit card does the trick. Tend to overdraft your checking accounts? A prepaid debit card can help you avoid nasty […]

27 Mar
6:28

Term vs. Whole Life Insurance: Who’s going to be Your Pallbearer?

The game of life is absolutely buzzing. One moment you’re deciding on what stationery you want to buy for the first day of school, and a few years later, you’re making a very adult-like choice: Term vs. Whole Life Insurance. The circle of life flows around very fast and we […]

19 Mar
6:39

Kakeibo: The Japanese Budgeting Method that Conquers ‘em All!

 “Money grows on the Tree of Persistence.” This Japanese proverb is worth thirty-something characters, but it has a hidden deeper meaning. Since the inception of the concept of money, humans have been hunting for ways to save it and make it grow. As of now, we have billions of ways […]

15 Mar
6:50

How to Recognize a Financially Abusive Relationship — And How to Get Out of It

Brianna McGurran iStock Domestic violence shatters a victim’s sense of physical and emotional safety, and financial abuse makes it even harder for victims to break free from the grip of their abuser. Financial abuse is “using money and financial tools to exert control,” according to the National Network to End Domestic […]

26 Feb
12:09

8 Ways to Save on Your Energy Bill

Laura Gariepy iStock You pay your utility bills every month, but you may not realize what they’re actually costing you. Would you be surprised to learn that, according to Energy Star, just heating and cooling your home likely runs you more than $1,000 per year? When you also factor in […]

20 Feb
8:59

Couponing 101: How to Get Started So You Can Eliminate Debt

Laura Gariepy Think couponing is a waste of time? Think again. Taking a moment to clip a coupon or ask for a deal can go a long way toward getting out of debt. The Federal Reserve’s most recent Survey of Consumer Finances shows that 77% of Americans have some form […]

17 Feb
1:28

Here’s How to Set Up a Trust

Peter Fleming While there aren’t many things you can control after you pass away, one thing you can have a direct impact on is who receives the property you own afterwards. But how do you gain this type of protection for your assets and avoid the probate process? You might […]

16 Feb
11:49

5 of the Best Ways to Invest $5,000

Sarah Sharkey Saving money can be difficult for everyone. Between student loans, buying a home, or starting a family, it’s an accomplishment to save a sizable amount of money at all. Once you have some cash saved up, you may wonder what the next step is. Many financial professionals would […]

13 Feb
2:42

Your 401(k): Handling Interest Rate Ups and Downs

Peter Fleming iStock Interest rates rise and fall based on changes in the economy. When the economy is weak, the Federal Reserve (the Fed) — which controls the federal funds rate — may lower rates to support the economy. As the economy begins to gain strength, the Fed may choose […]