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Want to Earn More Money? Consider These Five Ways
Instead of simply vowing to save more money, why not commit to earning more? You could ask for a raise, try a side hustle or switch to a bank offering a higher savings rate.
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How to Pick the Best Rewards Card for You
credit & debt Pick the best rewards card for you. Tips on how to work out which card best fits your needs.
Savings vs. Checking Accounts: What's the Difference?
Savings accounts and checking accounts have different uses, so it's worth knowing which is right for you.
By Quincy Williamson • Last updated
What Is APR?
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 • Last updated
In Financial Planning, Consider Your ‘Fuel Tank of Capability’
Trying to do too much at the same time can actually thwart your financial planning efforts. Delegating to a professional can free you up to expend your energy on something you love.
By Brian Skrobonja, Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) • Published
Are I Bonds Taxable? 10 Common Situations
taxes Series I bonds are a popular investment that can also help you save on taxes, but the federal income tax consequences can be complex.
By Joy Taylor • Last updated
Why Your Tax Refund Might Be Lower This Year
According to the IRS, “taxpayers may find their refunds somewhat lower this year," due to the expiration of several major tax breaks that were available to filers during the pandemic.
By Erin Bendig • Published
Filing Taxes Early or Later — Which Is Best?
When filing taxes, some people like to file early and others like to file later. Many experts think it's best to file early, but whichever side you're on, here's what you need to know.
By Erin Bendig • Published
What Long-Term Care Insurance Policyholders Need to Know
Long-term care insurance can be confusing at times, so here are some insights about premium increases, when you can use your benefits and other issues.
By Thomas C. West, CLU®, ChFC®, AIF® • Published
The Job Market for People With Disabilities Is Booming
A tight labor market in general, more work-from-home options and other accommodations have led to a surge in hiring, and programs can help workers with disabilities find jobs.
By Diane M. Winiarski, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Certified Disability Management Specialist • Published
How to Prepare For a Hurricane and Other Natural Disasters
It's natural to worry about the effect of hurricanes, wildfires, and other natural disasters on your home. Get ready for whatever might come your way.
By Eileen Daspin • Published