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April 5, 2019

10 Things You Should Never Buy Online

Nowadays, shopping online is one of the easiest things anybody can do. All you have to do is to connect your mobile, or other devices, to an internet source and to scroll on your favorite site.   If you do an analysis, you’ll find on several sites subliminal marketing messages that determine people to buy […]

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April 1, 2019

Spot These 10 Scams Before They Ruin Your Retirement

It’s a sad fact that when you’re older, con artists put a target on your back. That’s because seniors are more likely to have substantial savings, own their homes and have excellent credit. Many were raised to be polite and trusting. Retirees also may be lonely or experiencing cognitive decline. Scammers smell opportunity – and […]

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March 28, 2019

10 Sneaky Ways Walmart Gets You to Spend More Money

Walmart has a few tricks up its sleeve when it comes to getting consumers to spend more. In that way, the retail behemoth is like most other national chains. From Costco’s famous “treasure hunt” layout to Bullseye’s Playground at Target , most retailers are eager to tempt customers to spend more. Savvy shoppers looking to […]

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March 18, 2019

How to Quit 10 Bad Money Habits That Rob You Blind

Developing good habits helps us focus on things that need our attention most. But as you work to get your financial life on track, you’ll probably find old, counterproductive habits undermining your progress. Some of them worked once, but now they’re holding you back. Others have always been bad. Dropping bad money habits makes it […]

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March 7, 2019

10 Tips for How to Sell Out at Your Garage Sale

When I spotted a garage sale sign yesterday, I had to circle the block after missing my chance to turn. By that time, the sign had blown over but I stopped to read the tiny address scrawled at the bottom. I drove down the street but there was no sign of a sale. Then I […]

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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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