How to Play Defense on Your Debt – Even in an Economic Downturn
debt management

How to Play Defense on Your Debt – Even in an Economic Downturn

For anyone with debt to their name, right now could be a great time to take advantage of unique opportunities to either refinance, pay off or even dra…
October 22, 2020
PPP Loan Forgiveness Applications are Now Easier
Coronavirus and Your Money

PPP Loan Forgiveness Applications are Now Easier

Small businesses that received PPP loans of $50,000 or less can now apply for forgiveness using a simplified application form.
October 16, 2020
10 Things You'll Spend More on in Retirement
retirement

10 Things You'll Spend More on in Retirement

From reading materials to debt, the demands on your savings during your golden years might surprise you.
September 16, 2020
10 Things You'll Spend Less on in Retirement
retirement

10 Things You'll Spend Less on in Retirement

We spend a lot of time worrying about running out of cash in retirement. But you might be surprised to see some of the things you'll find yourself spe…
September 16, 2020
6 Money-Smart Ways to Spend Your Stimulus Check
Tax Breaks

6 Money-Smart Ways to Spend Your Stimulus Check

If you don't have to use your stimulus check for basic necessities, consider putting the money to work for you. You'll thank yourself later.
July 30, 2020

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8 Tips and Warnings on PPP Loan Forgiveness
loan forgiveness

8 Tips and Warnings on PPP Loan Forgiveness

Not having to pay back Paycheck Protection Program loans is a huge benefit for small-business owners. But there are a lot of rules that must be follow…
July 21, 2020
8 Money-Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund
Tax Breaks

8 Money-Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

Since this year's tax deadline was pushed back to July 15, many people just recently filed their tax return. That means there are a lot of tax refunds…
July 17, 2020
Millennials Face Their Second Recession
Making Your Money Last

Millennials Face Their Second Recession

Forty percent of millennials say the pandemic will likely cause them to delay payments on their debts. Does that include you? Time to take action.
June 4, 2020
14 Bankruptcy Filings Chalked Up to COVID-19
bankruptcy

14 Bankruptcy Filings Chalked Up to COVID-19

Bankruptcy filings are piling higher in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, we look at a number of companies that have been forced to seek out ba…
May 22, 2020
8 Benefits for Healthcare Workers, First Responders in the HEROES Act
loan forgiveness

8 Benefits for Healthcare Workers, First Responders in the HEROES Act

Parts of the massive federal stimulus passed by the House of Representatives focus on workers on the front line of the coronavirus battle.
May 21, 2020
10 Things You Should Know Before Filing for Bankruptcy
bankruptcy

10 Things You Should Know Before Filing for Bankruptcy

If you're struggling to pay your bills and thinking about filing for bankruptcy, there are a few things you should know before taking that big step.
May 15, 2020
9 Ways to Raise Cash Quickly
savings

9 Ways to Raise Cash Quickly

The $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package is providing a $1,200 check for millions of Americans.
May 6, 2020
Economic Aid for Millennials: Stimulus Checks, Student Loan Relief and More
savings

Economic Aid for Millennials: Stimulus Checks, Student Loan Relief and More

The coronavirus pandemic is killing our economy, and millennials are being hit particularly hard.
May 6, 2020
Interest Rates at Zero
credit & debt

Interest Rates at Zero

Bankrate.com's Greg McBride joins our hosts Sandy Block and Ryan Ermey for a discussion on the repercussions of a prolonged period of low interest rat…
May 4, 2020
Yes, It Is Possible to File Bankruptcy on Student Loans
college

Yes, It Is Possible to File Bankruptcy on Student Loans

Here's the story of one lawyer who did it herself. This strategy is not right for everyone, and there is a very high standard that must be met. But fo…
May 4, 2020
25 Blue Chips With Brawny Balance Sheets
stocks

25 Blue Chips With Brawny Balance Sheets

In the midst of an economic scare as severe as this one, investors should look to blue-chip stocks to weather the storm.
April 30, 2020
Spending Your Stimulus Check? Pay Yourself First
retirement

Spending Your Stimulus Check? Pay Yourself First

Stimulus checks are hitting bank accounts, and many people already have plans for their money. But before you start spending, first take a closer look…
April 29, 2020
Bankruptcy Watch: 10 Retail Stocks at Growing Risk
bankruptcy

Bankruptcy Watch: 10 Retail Stocks at Growing Risk

The COVID-19 pandemic has gouged the retail industry. These 10 retail stocks have either been linked to possible bankruptcy filings or given off other…
April 28, 2020
13 Frugal Habits of the Super Rich and Famous
savings

13 Frugal Habits of the Super Rich and Famous

Becoming wealthy and staying that way takes a certain level of discipline.
April 21, 2020
15 Safe Ways to Earn Extra Cash in the Age of the Coronavirus
home

15 Safe Ways to Earn Extra Cash in the Age of the Coronavirus

Coming up with extra cash to pay the bills, cover unexpected expenses, boost savings, or accelerate your flagging 401(k) as we hunker down to ward off…
April 21, 2020
Best Airline Stocks to Own When the Industry Takes Off Again
stocks

Best Airline Stocks to Own When the Industry Takes Off Again

Airline stocks will indeed be bailed out, but that doesn't make the entire industry a buy. Here, we examine eight carriers for clues as to where the b…
April 15, 2020
6 Money-Smart Ways to Spend Your Stimulus Check
spending

6 Money-Smart Ways to Spend Your Stimulus Check

The $2 trillion stimulus package agreed upon by lawmakers and the White House will, among other things, provide a direct payment of $1,200 to millions…
April 15, 2020
16 Retirement Mistakes You Will Regret Forever
retirement

16 Retirement Mistakes You Will Regret Forever

From saving too little to claiming Social Security too early, there are plenty of ways retirees -- and those planning for retirement -- can sabotage t…
April 10, 2020
Hey, Retirees: Looking for a Tax-Free Source of Income?
real estate

Hey, Retirees: Looking for a Tax-Free Source of Income?

In challenging times, federally insured home equity conversion mortgages offer an outside-the-box income option for those 62 and older.
April 8, 2020
What Small Businesses Must Know About the SBA's New Stimulus Loans
business

What Small Businesses Must Know About the SBA's New Stimulus Loans

CARES Act expands select loan programs administered by the Small Business Administration. See if you qualify.
April 3, 2020