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
The Pandemic Gives Borrowers a Break on Rates
credit & debt

The Pandemic Gives Borrowers a Break on Rates

Low rates reduce the cost of mortgages and other loans.
April 3, 2020
11 Ways the CARES Act and Other Government Measures Could Help You in 2020
unemployment

11 Ways the CARES Act and Other Government Measures Could Help You in 2020

Hopefully, the CARES Act and other coronavirus stimulus measures will get the U.S. economy back on track. Some of the changes made could improve your …
March 31, 2020
7 Oil and Gas Stocks That Have Entered Dangerous Waters
stocks

7 Oil and Gas Stocks That Have Entered Dangerous Waters

Oil stocks, natural gas producers and other commodity-based firms stand apart from one another based on factors such as where they're located and how …
March 30, 2020
Low Interest Rates Reduce the Cost of Mortgages
real estate

Low Interest Rates Reduce the Cost of Mortgages

Interest rate reductions triggered by the coronavirus crisis can create money-saving opportunities for mortgage shoppers.
March 26, 2020
11 Coronavirus Stimulus Measures That Could Help You in 2020
taxes

11 Coronavirus Stimulus Measures That Could Help You in 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is crushing the U.S.
March 26, 2020
7 Habits of People With Excellent Credit Scores
credit score

7 Habits of People With Excellent Credit Scores

Want to improve your credit score?
March 12, 2020
7 Great ETFs to Avoid the Havoc in Energy Stocks
debt

7 Great ETFs to Avoid the Havoc in Energy Stocks

Energy stocks have been belted since the start of 2020 amid the rising threat of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.
March 8, 2020
Good Debt, Bad Debt: Knowing the Difference
credit & debt

Good Debt, Bad Debt: Knowing the Difference

It’s often smart to borrow to boost your income and your assets.
March 6, 2020
A Penalty-Free Route To Tap an IRA
retirement

A Penalty-Free Route To Tap an IRA

The SEPP strategy lets IRA owners avoid the early-withdrawal penalty by taking equal payments for at least five years or until the owner turns 59½.
March 6, 2020
Intrafamily Loans: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
loans

Intrafamily Loans: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Before you lend a family member money, make sure you understand how these loans work. There's a minimum interest rate that must be charged, for exampl…
March 3, 2020
How to Escape the Debt Dilemma
credit & debt

How to Escape the Debt Dilemma

Have more debt than money saved for retirement? You can pay that debt and build savings, too.
February 28, 2020
Credit vs. Debit Smackdown!
spending

Credit vs. Debit Smackdown!

Kiplinger.com general manager Robert Long joins the podcast to debate the merits of credit and debit cards. Plus, hosts Sandy Block and Ryan Ermey bre…
January 27, 2020
How to Get Off the Hamster Wheel of Debt
credit & debt

How to Get Off the Hamster Wheel of Debt

Yes, you can pay off your debt and start building wealth. It all starts with determining which debts are "bad" and which ones are "good."
January 8, 2020
Does Your Credit Card Measure Up?
credit & debt

Does Your Credit Card Measure Up?

Knowing your card’s mechanics can help you avoid high rates and fees.
December 30, 2019
Reach Your Money Goals in 2020 with a Financial Bucket List
retirement

Reach Your Money Goals in 2020 with a Financial Bucket List

To get started, here are four must-do items to add to your list before you retire.
December 26, 2019
Till Debt Do We Part: The Golden Years Are Tarnishing
retirement

Till Debt Do We Part: The Golden Years Are Tarnishing

Too many seniors today are weighed down with tremendous debt loads, but there are helping hands available. Check out these resources for assistance wi…
December 4, 2019
The 4 Most Common Retirement Mistakes Millennials Make with Money
retirement

The 4 Most Common Retirement Mistakes Millennials Make with Money

Luckily, there's plenty of time for you to recover from these all-too-common financial blunders.
November 29, 2019
7 Ways to Retire Without a Mortgage
retirement

7 Ways to Retire Without a Mortgage

Admit it: Whether you're 35 or 65, the prospect of retiring without a mortgage is an attractive one.
November 22, 2019
Yes, You Can Buy a Home, Start a Family AND Pay Off Your Student Loans
college

Yes, You Can Buy a Home, Start a Family AND Pay Off Your Student Loans

From loan forgiveness, to expedited payments and income-adjusted payments, there are strategies available to get a grip on overwhelming student debt.
November 20, 2019
10 Reasons You're Still Broke
savings

10 Reasons You're Still Broke

You have a job, maybe even a good one, but your paychecks never seem to stretch as far as you think they should and ends never quite seem to meet.
October 25, 2019
Using a Construction Loan to Build Your Retirement Dream Home
retirement

Using a Construction Loan to Build Your Retirement Dream Home

Construction loans operate a little differently than a typical home mortgage, so you need to know a couple of things: like what's the difference betwe…
October 24, 2019