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A Second Amazon Prime Day 2022 Could Be an October Surprise
Amazon Prime Prime Day: So nice they had to try it twice? A fall event is likely to follow the model of blowout sales over two days. But it will come with a different name
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ADA Violation or Just Bad Business? Honey, I Shrunk the Menu!
When a chain restaurant introduced a new menu with teeny-tiny print, customers were not happy. But was it illegal?
How Much Does Amazon Prime Cost (And Is It Worth It?)
Plenty of prices are higher in 2022 and membership in Amazon Prime (up 17%) is no exception. Are you still getting your money’s worth? We’ll test the benefits and show you ways you might pay less.
By Bob Niedt • Published
What You Need to Know About Life Insurance Settlements
life insurance If your life insurance payments don’t seem worth it anymore, consider these options for keeping the value.
By David Rodeck • Published
Tax-Savvy Charitable Giving With QCDs Can Benefit Both Giver and Receiver
Charity A qualified charitable distribution, or QCD, might be the answer for you – but watch those rules.
By Charles Rawl, CFP®, RICP® • Published
5 Ways Charitable Giving Can Star in Your Financial Strategy
personal finance Helping others is great, and helping yourself is always good as well, so why not do both at the same time? Integrate these five strategies into your financial plan, and you can.
By Matt Landon, Investment Adviser • Published
The Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards for You
credit cards Business road warriors and leisure travelers alike can use a travel reward card to turn miles logged into other things – including more travel.
By Lisa Gerstner • Published
How Much Does Amazon Prime Cost for a Membership 2022?
Amazon Prime With the price of Amazon Prime rising 17% in 2022, the question remains: Is it worth it? We’ll run you through what you get (and ways you might pay less).
By Bob Niedt • Published
Fed Rate Hike Meets Expectations, But What Next? Here's What the Experts Say
interest rates The Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate as expected, but all eyes are now on how many more rate hikes are left.
By Dan Burrows • Published
What Is an APR?
credit & debt Even for those who pay off their credit card balances every month, knowing your APR is part of keeping good credit habits.
By Rivan V. Stinson • Published
The Power of Debt: It Isn’t All Bad
personal finance We hear the warnings constantly: Debt will ruin your finances. The reality is that some debt isn’t bad. In fact, a securities-backed line of credit can be a potent wealth-building tool for certain folks.
By Samuel V. Gaeta, CFP® • Published