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Measuring today’s gig economy problematic

How big is gig economy? Gov’t study shows how little we knowA government report this week suggested that the proportion of such jobs hasn’t budged in the past decade
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Personal Finance

Weston: Why millennials should care about Medicare now

Weston: Why millennials should care about Medicare right nowPoliticians will be tempted to foist the biggest cuts on people farther away from retirement
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Nerd Wallet: Save money – think like a college student

Nerd Wallet: Save money by thinking like a college studentYou could save a lot by returning to that frugal student lifestyle
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Ask Brianna: How to say no to being a bridesmaid

Ask Brianna: How to say no to being a bridesmaidThe average bridesmaid spends $1,200 per wedding, including attire, travel to the event, accessories and gifts
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Don’t get taken for a ride this summer at theme park

Don’t get taken for a ride this summer at the theme parkIf you’re determined to visit a theme park this summer, there are ways to rein in costs while keeping your sanity
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Liz Weston: Don’t let your credit die of neglect

Liz Weston: Don’t let your credit die of neglectRoughly 7 million people are what credit scoring company FICO calls ‘credit retired’
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Car subscriptions offer an alternative

To buy or not to buy? Car subscriptions offer an alternativeWith the exception of Volvo, the cars are not brand new, but mostly are from the current or just-prior model year
  • Personal Finance
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Financial experts suggest Americans work till 70

Financial experts suggest Americans work till 70Working a few more years or drawing your Social Security benefits later can significantly boost income
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Why you shouldn’t co-sign your grandkid’s student loan

Why you shouldn’t co-sign your grandkid’s student loanOlder people with student loans are more likely to say they’ve skipped medicines, doctors’ visits and dental care
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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When to ignore credit card advice
‘Never use credit cards’ or ‘always use credit cards’ can be right for you

When to ignore credit card advice‘Never use credit cards’ or ‘always use credit cards’ can be right for you
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Managing up comes with risks, rewards
There are ways to deal with a ghost boss or a micromanager

As with the president, managing up comes with risks, rewardsThere are ways to deal with a ghost boss or a micromanager
  • Personal Finance
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Ask Brianna: You know you’re a financial adult when ...
You save regularly, spend mindfully, face reality and know when to ask for help

Ask Brianna: You know you’re a financial adult when …You save regularly, spend mindfully, face reality and know when to ask for help
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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Weston: How not to run out of money in retirement

Weston: How not to run out of money in retirementPeople may need to reduce their living expenses and consider working part-time
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Insurance for ride-booking drivers a must

Insurance for ride-booking drivers is a mustWhile a driver is waiting for a ride request, coverage is usually slim
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 months ago
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Ask Brianna: Is 4-year college right for you?

Ask Brianna: Is 4-year college right for you?Most people will still need more than a high school education to earn a decent salary
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 months ago
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Fly now, pay later: Are travel loans a good deal?

Fly now, pay later: Are travel loans a good deal?Major airlines work with technology startups to offer loans to travelers
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  • 3 months ago
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Tips for filing income taxes at the last minute

Tips for filing income taxes at the last minuteMonday is Emancipation Day, a holiday in Washington, D.C. That gives taxpayers until April 17 to get the job done
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 months ago
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When a tax refund is a lifeline, not a windfall

When a tax refund is a lifeline, not a windfallSignificant numbers use the money to pay for daily living
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  • 3 months ago
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Weston: Schools can teach kids to be smart consumers

Liz Weston: How schools can teach kids to be smart consumersFour skills make a difference regardless of someone’s circumstances or the economic climate
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Health

Study: Midlife ‘wealth shock’ may lead to death

Study: Midlife ‘wealth shock’ may lead to deathThe analysis of nearly 9,000 people’s experiences underscores well-known connections between money and well-being.
  • Health
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Ask Brianna: Help parents based on need, not your guilt

Ask Brianna: Help your parents based on need, not your guiltAn assumption that your parents are scrambling to stay afloat may be wrong
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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Book a resort hotel to enjoy Miami while on business

Book a resort hotel: a unique way to enjoy Miami while on businessAfter a long day of meetings, enjoy a great dinner and a walk barefoot on the beach at night
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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Splurge? Many use tax refunds for daily living expenses

Few Americans splurge with their tax refunds; many use to cover daily living expensesFew Americans splurge with their tax refunds; many use to cover daily living expenses
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  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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Home with a view? You can sell for more money

Home with a view? Take advantage of that amenity and boost the sales priceHomes with views can garner more money on the real estate market, adding tens of thousands of dollars to sales price
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Travel

How to read between the lines of Airbnb listings

How to read between the lines of Airbnb listingsIf you’re not a regular user, examine pictures closely because listings sometimes don’t deliver what you expect
  • Travel
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Impulse buying: 5 tips to end it

Impulse buying: 5 tips to end itThe best way to help curb impulsive shopping is to stop and ask yourself, ‘Do I really need it?’
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 months, 4 weeks ago
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Ask Brianna: How to avoid a spring break money hangover

Ask Brianna: How to avoid a spring break money hangoverYou have no ‘extra cash’ if you have no emergency savings
  • Personal Finance
  • 3 months, 4 weeks ago
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