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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
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Personal Finance

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
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Personal Finance

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
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 weeks, 3 days 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
  • Business
  • 3 weeks, 1 day 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
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Personal Finance

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
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month 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
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 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
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Business

Equifax faces multiple investigations

Equifax faces multiple investigationsOne thing government agrees on: Equifax deserves a grilling
  • Business
  • 1 month, 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
  • 1 month, 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
  • 1 month, 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
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 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
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Shopping by voice could cost you

Shopping by voice could cost youUsing a digital assistant could mean you won’t know if it’s offering you the best deal
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Ask Brianna: How do I help parents pay college debt?

Ask Brianna: How do I help my parents pay off college debt?Look into payment-reduction options or repay their loans yourself.
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Liz Weston: How to stop being the family ATM

Liz Weston: How to stop being the family ATMBest way to stop enabling is to first recognize when you’re doing it and then create a plan for saying no
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Personal Finance

6 last-minute strategies to pay for college

6 last-minute strategies to pay for collegeIf you’re still looking for financial aid to help cover your tuition, you’ll have to move fast
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Brianna: Should I borrow money from family, friends?

Ask Brianna: Should I borrow money from family and friends?Here’s how to decide whether borrowing from those close to you is a savvy solution or a recipe for resentment
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Business

Even as stocks rally, keep an eye on your 401(k)

Even as stocks rally, keep an eye on your 401(k)Investors warned stocks may have become an outsized portion of their portfolios following the market’s rally
  • Business
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Education

6 last-minute strategies to pay for college

6 last-minute strategies to pay for collegeHere are six strategies to pay for college as recommended by people who specialize in college admissions.
  • Education
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

How vacationing biz owners cope with being unreachable
Many set aside time on a trip to at least read important emails or touch base with employees and important clients

How vacationing business owners cope with being unreachableMany set aside time on a trip to at least read important emails or touch base with employees and important clients
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 months ago
Personal Finance

Ask Brianna: How can I eat well, stay fit on a budget?
Know what ‘healthy’ means, start small and shop with intention is a good beginning

Ask Brianna: How can I eat well and stay fit on a budget?Know what ‘healthy’ means, start small and shop with intention is a good beginning
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 months ago
Personal Finance

Are you cut out for a work-from-home job?

Are you cut out for a work-from-home job?From your work style to your work space, here’s what to consider before working from home
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Ask Brianna: How can I lessen financial pain of moving?

Ask Brianna: How can I lessen financial pain of moving?Shipping by Greyhound, donating excess clothing and moving to a partially furnished home are some ways
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Office Coach: Stressed-out worker needs new mindset
The initial step toward a solution is to change your view of this situation

Office Coach: Stressed-out worker needs new mindset to land new jobThe initial step toward a solution is to change your view of this situation
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Shoppers fret when companies take over favorite brands

Some shoppers fret when companies take over favorite brandsConcerns range from reduced quality to not wanting support a company like Wal-Mart
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Liz Weston: When your emergency fund runs out

Liz Weston: When your emergency fund runs outAssess your resources before you do something that will cause you long-term harm
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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