Personal Finance
Companies Helping Coronavirus-Impacted People
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In response to the coronavirus, companies across the country are pursuing coronavirus relief efforts to help people and businesses most impacted by pandemic. Tech companies are donating millions to help small businesses, healthcare workers and COVID-19 patients. Meanwhile, companies outside … Continue reading →

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3 Essential Financial Resolutions to Make for 2018
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The start of a new year is a great time to update your financial goals and give your budget a second look. If you didn’t save as much as you had hoped to in 2017 – or you’ve racked up … Continue reading →

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What Is Phone Insurance?
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Most adults in the U.S. consider a cell phone to be one of life’s essentials. We’re so reliant on our phones that losing or accidentally damaging a cell phone would constitute a major crisis. And because cell phones can be expensive, … Continue reading →

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5 Frugal Ways to Celebrate Your Debt Successes
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One of the lessons I’ve learned as I continue to work my way out of debt is that you need to treat yourself and celebrate your little successes along the way so you can avoid debt fatigue down the road. … Continue reading →

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What Is Quantitative Tightening?
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In the past two years, investors have taken an unusual interest in the Federal Reserve Bank. That’s mostly due to a Fed policy known as ‘quantitative tightening’, or QT. Effectively, QT was the Fed’s attempt to reduce its holdings after … Continue reading →

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The Average Cost of a Divorce
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Even the most amicable of divorces generally involve some kind of expense. The average cost of a divorce varies greatly based on how complicated the case is and on the kind of divorce you seek. At the very least you’ll … Continue reading →

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Recover From a Holiday Binge With a Spending Freeze
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The holiday parties may be over but the financial hangover is just setting in. Holiday sales for 2016 were estimated to top $655 billion, according to the National Retail Federation. If you blew your holiday budget, don’t panic. A January … Continue reading →

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Top 5 Tips for Keeping Senior Care Costs Low
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Caring for an aging parent or friend can be expensive. But when you know that someone needs assistance, it’s hard to avoid offering to help. While there’s nothing wrong with providing a relative or confidant with financial support, you don’t … Continue reading →

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3 Ways to Beat Debt Burnout
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Paying off debt with “gazelle intensity” is a great way to get rid of debt quickly. Cutting your budget to a nearly bare-bones level and working hard to increase your income, speed up debt payments and save up for retirement … Continue reading →

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Save on a Gym Membership With At-Home Workouts
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Somewhat unsurprisingly, search traffic for “gym membership” peaks between January 3 and January 9, according to Google Trends. If you already belong to a gym you’ve probably noticed that things get pretty crowded every January. But if you want to … Continue reading →

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