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March 7, 2019

10 Cities Where Seniors Rely on Social Security the Most

Social Security was never intended to fund a comfortable retirement all by itself, but it may be all some people have in their later years. A recent analysis by SmartAsset identified 25 cities where retirees rely the most on their Social Security benefits. The results show that in many major American cities, Social Security funds […]

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March 7, 2019

13 Things You Need to Know About Your Finances in 2019

Still hanging on to that Econ 101 textbook from 1989? Whole chapters of it are as outdated as your penny loafers and popped collars from that same era. In fact, the world of money is changing at such a rapid pace that even advice and tips from just a few years ago might be out […]

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March 6, 2019

20 Amazing Things Retirees Should Do With Their Money

Retiring isn’t the end of your financial journey. Though you might be done planning for your golden years, you’ll still have to understand how to save and spend money in retirement. This isn’t always easy, as you’re likely living on a fixed income. So, it can be frustrating that there is no standard playbook dictating […]

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March 1, 2019

12 Reasons You Should NOT Retire Early

Roughly 1 in 2 Americans retire between the ages of 61 and 65, and nearly 1 in 5 retire before that. Most Americans also now take Social Security before their full retirement age, which varies by year of birth. Not only are people retiring earlier, but they’re also living longer — much longer — and […]

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February 27, 2019

14 Secrets for Shopping at Target

Target customers are known for their loyalty, and for good reason. Once they get a feel for the store and its website, Target shoppers realize that there are at least a dozen ways to save real money that newbies might not know about. Target likes to give back to its customers; you just have to […]

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February 22, 2019

24 Incredible Ways to Spend Less Money on Food

Food is one of those things none of us can live without. You might be able to save money by skipping cable TV or avoiding expensive travel, but cutting food expenses has to be weighed against survival — not to mention health and day-to-day satisfaction. Still, those meals don’t need to be expensive. Are you […]

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February 18, 2019

15 Things You Should Always Buy at Yard Sales

Yard sales are the ultimate form of recycling. Whether your neighbor is hawking a souvenir spoon collection on her lawn or your church has gathered congregants’ donations for a fundraiser, you can dig up some hidden gems at these sometimes-luxe, sometimes-loopy sales. Plus, pat yourself on the back: giving these items new life will likely […]

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February 13, 2019

20 Retirement Planning Mistakes That Waste Your Money

Retirement planning is no easy task. Not only do factors like salary, debt and expenses all affect your ability to save, but there’s also no one-size-fits-all solution to realizing the vision of your golden years. Generally, the right plan is about timing, opportunity and not following the myths that can destroy your retirement. With that […]

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February 11, 2019

19 Ways to Make Extra Money in Retirement

Are you retired — or planning to quit work soon — and looking for ways to put a little extra cash in your pocket? Your many years of hard work and experience can still be valuable once you retire. But now, you’re in a position to leverage those skills in a new way or try […]

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February 6, 2019

10 Ways You Think You’re Helping Your Credit But Are Actually Hurting It

Having good credit can be very helpful when taking out loans or applying for credit cards. Your credit is the report card major financial institutions use when making decisions about lending money or extending consumer credit. This is why it’s important to stay on top of your credit score and review your credit report regularly. […]

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