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Weston: Are you paying too much for financial advice?
A comprehensive planner typically interviews clients to discover their financial goals,

Weston: Are you paying too much for financial advice?A comprehensive planner typically interviews clients to discover their financial goals,
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Ask Brianna: How do I get student loans back on course?

Ask Brianna: How do I get my student loans back on course?Repayment options and strategies differ dramatically depending on the type of student loans you have
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  • 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Plan, give, spend smart to skip holiday debt

Plan, give and spend smart to avoid holiday debtYou go to the mall without a spending plan, you can rack up debt
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  • 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Ask Brianna: Quit a job, before you line up another?

Ask Brianna: Should I quit my job without another lined up?Build financial reserves now, and you’ll be better prepared to leave this chapter behind
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Rent-to-own: Be informed before you sign

Rent-to-own: Be informed before you signYou may rent from a well-known chain, but the contract you sign is usually with a third-party leasing company
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Liz Weston: When good money advice is bad for you

Liz Weston: When good money advice is bad for youGood money advice for high earners could be lousy for low earners, and vice versa
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  • 3 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Ask Brianna: What should I do if I think I’m underpaid?
There is more than one way to find out if that is true

Ask Brianna: What should I do if I think I’m underpaid?There is more than one way to find out if that is true
  • Personal Finance
  • 4 weeks ago
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Liz Weston: How to buy the last house you’ll ever need
The vast majority of homebuyers and remodelers don’t consider what it might be like to grow old in their homes

Liz Weston: How to buy the last house you’ll ever needThe vast majority of homebuyers and remodelers don’t consider what it might be like to grow old in their homes
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  • 1 month ago
Personal Finance

Will your store credit card survive retail apocalypse?

Will your store credit card survive ‘retail apocalypse’?But just because a store turns out its lights doesn’t mean the end is also nigh for your store credit card
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  • 1 month ago
Personal Finance

Liz Weston: Equifax hack isn’t over — more risks ahead
Credit freezes won’t prevent criminals from taking over credit, bank, retirement and investment accounts

Liz Weston: Equifax hack isn’t over — more risks aheadCredit freezes won’t prevent criminals from taking over credit, bank, retirement and investment accounts
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Interview questions often run afoul of the law

Interview questions often run afoul of the lawCertain questions about age, marital status, medical history, disability. religious beliefs or pregnancy are illegal
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

More pressure on credit bureaus to make freezes free
Consumer protection officials wrote Experian and TransUnion urging them to stop charging fees to freeze credit reports

More pressure put on credit bureaus to make credit freezes freeConsumer protection officials wrote Experian and TransUnion urging them to stop charging fees to freeze credit reports
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Liz Weston: Building assets makes you happier

Liz Weston: Building assets makes you happierSome researchers advise financial planners to focus on assets as “the best way to improve client financial satisfaction.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Should you add a loan to your shopping cart?

Should you add a loan to your shopping cart?The next time you shop online, you may be offered a new way to pay — a personal loan with fixed monthly payments
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  • 2 months ago
Personal Finance

Liz Weston: Learn from NFL players who go broke

Liz Weston: Why NFL players go broke, and what you can learnThe destructive financial behaviors that many players demonstrate are also common outside professional sports
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  • 2 months ago
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Equifax makes money by knowing a lot about you

Equifax makes money by knowing a lot about youCredit rating agencies collect financial information on Americans from lenders and then sells it back to those lenders
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Liz Weston: Ways to break that yo-yo debtor cycle

Liz Weston: Are you a yo-yo debtor? Ways to break that cycleThe vast majority of American households — roughly eight out of 10 — carry at least some debt during their working years
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Business

Having children can ruin your retirement

Having children can ruin your retirementThe total tab for getting a kid from birth to the18th birthday is $233,610
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Ask Brianna: How can I budget when my rent is so high?

Ask Brianna: How can I budget when my rent is so high?Saving now means creating a cushion that can prevent you from more debt
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Liz Weston: The astonishingly high risk of 401(k) loan

Liz Weston: The astonishingly high risk of a 401(k) loanThe way many Americans repay them spells disaster
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  • 3 months ago
Personal Finance

The gig economy is big and here to stay

The gig economy is big and here to stayHow workers survive and thrive
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Ask Brianna: What’s the best way to track my spending?
Understanding your expenses will give you greater control over them

Ask Brianna: What’s the best way to track my spending?Understanding your expenses will give you greater control over them
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Business

Equifax faces multiple investigations

Equifax faces multiple investigationsOne thing government agrees on: Equifax deserves a grilling
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Business

In wake of Equifax breach, what to do to safeguard info

In wake of Equifax breach, what to do to safeguard your infoFor consumers, it may be time to take even more extreme measures to lock down their information
  • Business
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Business

Equifax says cyber intrusion affected 143M customers

Equifax says cyber intrusion affected 143M customersEquifax Inc. said a three-month cybersecurity incident has affected about 143 million U.S. consumers.
  • Business
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Want to change careers? Do these 5 things first

Want to change careers? Do these 5 things firstIdentify the problem, research career you want, tap industry professionals, address skills gaps, reframe resume
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Weston: Debt settlement bad alternative to bankruptcy

Liz Weston: Debt settlement bad alternative to bankruptcySome of the people didn’t fully understand their alternatives or the longer-term consequences of settling debt
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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