Author Archives: C.C.
Author Archives: C.C.
Lots of things can go wrong in life, from fires and floods to your car being stolen, or even a serious illness. No one ever likes to think about all these potential calamities. The problem is, if you don’t plan for them, they can destroy your finances – and your life. One way to prepare […]Read more
Procrastination is often considered the mortal enemy of productivity. However, while we’ve been conditioned to believe that there’s no good way to put off something on our to-do list, that’s actually far from the truth. Enter: productive procrastination. Unlike delaying responsibilities to watch TV or text friends, productive forms of procrastination can actually help you […]Read more
The unused items collecting dust in your home could be worth hundreds or even thousands of dollars. People tend to underestimate the value of their belongings, but buyers often are happy to pay serious cash for rare or limited items, said Jacquie Denny, founder of Everything But The House (EBTH), an online estate sale service. […]Read more
From dealing with unexpected medical costs to supporting adult children, Americans often find themselves facing expenses they weren’t anticipating in their golden years. Plus, it’s harder to save for retirement today than 50 years ago. Over half of Americans plan to continue working after they retire mostly due to health and financial reasons, according to […]Read more
After shooting 15 films in seven years, Macaulay Culkin decided to quit acting at age 14 and retire to normal life and attend high school in Manhattan. The “Home Alone” and “Ri¢hie Ri¢h” star began acting at 4 years old and he earned an estimated $17 million from his on-screen work — enough to retire, […]Read more
If you pay your credit card bills on time, have a decent credit score, and are able to resist signing up for a department store credit card, you probably think you’re in good financial shape. And maybe you are. But even people who are healthy financially make some common money mistakes, and they add up […]Read more
Walmart is known for “everyday low prices” and its famous “Rollback” discounts. But there are so many other ways to save real money at Walmart on a regular basis. These tips and tricks open up savings beyond the obvious sales and discounts.Read more
Smart shoppers know that comparing prices to find the best deal can pay off. However, buying the cheapest option doesn’t always mean you’re actually getting the best deal. In fact, it can make financial sense to spend more on some products and services to save money over the years. “Sometimes, we might think we’re saving […]Read more
If you want to save money on your food expenses, you’re better off preparing meals at home rather than dining out. But even if you’re buying most of your food at the grocery store, there’s a good chance you’re still spending more than necessary. That’s because you’re probably making mistakes while shopping at the supermarket. […]Read more
Twenty-four percent of those aged 65 and over live in families that depend on Social Security benefits for 90 percent or more of their income, according to the AARP Public Policy Institute. With the average monthly benefit at $1,404, retirees who rely on Social Security to pay for all of their living expenses are on […]Read more